Coorganizing Partners

Queen Christina – Culture and Peace Partners are renowned institutions, nonprofit organizations and producers of cultural events in many European countries, having impact on Academic research, Arts, Music, Dance, Opera etc. Our cooperation promotes European culture, expressed with openness, inclusion, acceptance of difference, tolerance and peace, to all Europeans of today. Our inspiration is the emblematic historical figure of Queen Christina of Sweden. Our activities focus on children, young people and emerging under-represented groups.

Sweden, Stockholm. Royal Festivals, Project Leader
On behalf of the Foundation Queen Christina-The European Cultural Initiative, Royal Festivals produces the Swedish events for Queen Christina – Culture and Peace. Royal Festivals is a non-governmental organization, producer of cultural events in Sweden and around the world. 1970-2015 it produced the Stockholm Royal Palace Music Festival. Since 1993 it has created exclusive events for international music cruises, on sea and in ports around the Baltic Sea, the Mediterranean, the North Sea and the Atlantic Sea. Royal Festivals has cooperated with UNESCO Cultural Heritage Sites and produced numerous academic seminars, TV programs, DVDs, CDs. In 1995, it founded Peter the Great Music Academy, since then organizing yearly masterclasses for young international conductors in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Austria, Vienna. Austria Barock Akademie
Austria Barock Akademie is a well-established non-governmental institution in Vienna, famous for its masterclasses of Baroque music interpretation, aimed at young professional musicians and soloists. The instructors are leading performers and scholars. The summer camps in Gmunden and elsewhere attract students from the whole world. Austria Barock Akademie cooperates artistically with numerous international festivals and projects.

Croatia, Varaždin. Varaždin Baroque Evenings                                                                                      

The annual festival Varaždin Baroque Evenings was founded in 1971. The programmes are performed in different venues of the city of Varaždin and in churches and castles of nearby towns. Baroque music, new works, special commissions, international soloists, opera singers, and orchestras are the main features of the festival. In recent years, the festival also hosted Baroque-themed cultural events, including art exhibitions, book presentations and gastronomic events.

France, Midi-Pyrénées. L’Association Christine de Suède, l’Européenne          

The nonprofit l’Association Christine de Suède, l’Européenne is located at Midi-Pyrénées, its operations include arranging seminars and artistic events as well as promotion of culture at large as well as support and promotion of artists and professionals searching for new forms of communication. Its President d’Honneur is Isabelle Belloubet, Minister of Justice of France.

Germany, Berlin. The Institute for Cultural Diplomacy
The Institute for Cultural Diplomacy is an international nonprofit organization with headquarters in Berlin and the United States. Its aim is to promote global peace and stability by strengthening and supporting intercultural relations at all levels.

Italy, Spoleto. Teatro Lirico Sperimentale di Spoleto “A. Belli”
Teatro Lirico Sperimentale di Spoleto “A. Belli”, an Italian non governmental organization, is internationally known since 70 years for its annual European Opera Singing Competitions for young singers. Rewarding the prize winners of the competition with scholarships for one or two years, the Institution has supported and educated a large number of talented young artists, many of whom have continued to stardom on international opera stages.

Portugal, Lisbon. Divino Sospiro
Divino Sospiro is a Portuguese nonprofit cultural association producing, organizing and promoting cultural initiatives mainly related to music with specialization in the Baroque era. Divino Sospiro cooperates with numerous international festivals and projects.


Contributors and Corporate Partners

The Foundation Queen Christina-the European Cultural Initiative, Royal Festivals and Coorganizing Partners are deeply grateful to the Project sponsors.

EU Culture

Jacob Wallenberg Foundation

Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation

Kungliga Vitterhetsakademien

Kungliga Patriotiska Sällskapet

Stiftelsen Queen Christina-Det europeiska kulturinitiativet

Märta Christina och Magnus Vahlquists Stiftelse

Riksbankens Jubileumsfond

Scandinavia-Japan Sasakawa Foundation

Utrikesdepartementet (Foreign Ministry of Sweden)

Thank you for corporate partnership!

Hotel Drottning Kristina

Skandinaviska Jernbanor, Blå Tåget


Contributions – make a donation

Welcome among the Queen Christina Contributors!

The Project depends on support to continue. Your donation – no matter its size – is important. If you wish to make a donation, please use our bank account:

IBAN SE44 5000 0000 0581 1104 7274



Or write to our postal address in Sweden:

The Foundation Queen Christina-The European Cultural Initiative /

Stiftelsen QC – det europeiska kulturinitiativet, 802477-8360

c/o Johan De Geer,  Strandvägen 67,   115 23 Stockholm, Sweden


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Corporate Partnerships

Welcome to become a Queen Christina Culture and Peace Partner! Add Queen Christina´s values to your own. For information, please contact  or phone +46708108975