RECOMMENDATION 917 (1981)[1]

on the designation of 1985 as European Music Year


The Assembly,

1. Having regard to the resolution on the designation of 1985 as European Music Year, adopted on 20 November 1980 by the European Parliament ;

2. Welcoming the invitation for the Council of Europe, and in particular its Committee on Culture and Education, to be closely associated with the organisation of this year ;

3. Believing that such an event should be related to the Council of Europe's work on cultural development and should allow the involvement of young people ;

4. Considering that, on the basis of past experience, it is necessary to begin preparations well in advance.

5. Recommends that the Committee of Ministers :

a. give its official support to the designation of 1985 as European Music Year ;

b. examine subsequently, and in co-operation with the Assembly, the arrangements to be made.


[1]. Text adopted by the Standing Committee, acting on behalf of the Assembly, on 26 March 1981.

See Doc. 4685. report of the Committee on Culture and Education.