Rayna Stamboliyska, the founder of RS Strategy, was invited to participate to a series of events organised by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication (Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication, MCC). In the Ministry’s framework for cultural and art education, three events were organised:
23 Nov 2013: a day dedicated to public domain works mashup at ENSCI Les Ateliers, an art-design school in the heart of Paris. Rayna was a mentor this day;
25-27 Nov 2013: a 52-hour long hackathon, the first ever such event organized by the Ministry and revolving around cultural Open Data (more than 150 datasets released by the MCC); Rayna was invited by the Ministry to be member of the jury;
7 Nov 2013: the closing day of the Automne Numérique culminated unveiling the hackathon winners and an announcement of new initiatives the MCC has engaged into in favour of Open Culture.