Following the first General Assembly and Board meeting held in Beirut, Lebanon on the 23rd and 24th March 2013, the 2nd Board meeting of the Euro-Arab Youth Music Center was held in Limassol, Cyprus on 8 June 2013 in the presence of all its Board members.
Apart of a number of administrative questions, the Board discussed an overall strategic development, infrastructural, HR and fundraising matters. The Board of the Center is composed from Dr. Kifah Fakhouri (Chairman) and Hisham Sharaf, representing The Arab Academy of Music (League of Arab States), Blasko Smilevski and Dubravka Dujmovic Kusan, representing JMI, Tatiana Tsietti and Livia Prodromou (Board Secretary) representing Cultural Movement “Epilogi” and Marti Ferrer i Bosch as co-opted independent Board member. The Center’s director, Nenad Bogdanovic has presented a development vision for the two forthcoming years. The Board had a meeting with Mayor of Limassol Mr. Andreas Christou, who expressed the full support of the Limassol Municipality to the establishment of the Centre. The two sides exchanged ideas about the future collaboration possibilities. The Board argued that Euro-Arab Youth Music Encounters – Ethno Cyprus 2013 and Choral Crossroads 2013 to be held in July and September respectively in Limassol will improve the capacity and visibility of the Centre this year and open door for further projects for years to come.