Steirische Kulturveranstaltungen GmbH. (Styrian culture events limited company)
Steirische Kulturveranstaltungen GmbH (SKV) was established 1991 by the society "Steirische Kulturveranstaltungen". The foundation purpose was the organisation of the music festival styriarte. The society "Steirische Kulturveranstaltungen" (president Prof. Kurt Jungwirth) is single shareholder of the company, Mr. Mathis Huber has been managing director since 1991. Since 2004 the company has been in the status of a non-commercial limited company.
From the beginning the company developed and realised a series of cultural projects for Graz and the province of Styria beside the main purpose styriarte: e.g. the edition of "Graz-derzeit", a magazine about the ongoing cultural programme in Graz (1992-1999), the co-ordination of the European Culture Month "Europe in Graz 1993", the organisation of Jeunesse concerts in Graz (Jeunesse – Musical Youth in Austria, 1996-2007), etc.
Current projects of the SKV are the management of the orchestra recreation – Großes Orchester Graz (since 2002), the Easter festival PSALM (since 2003, then as part of "Graz 2003 – Cultural capital of Europe"), and the concert series Serenata in the Renaissance courtyard of the Joanneum Graz (since 2005).
Since 2004 the SKV has been operating the official homepage of Nikolaus Harnoncourt, for whom the festival styriarte was founded in 1985.
Furthermore, Mr. Mathis Huber has been working as managing director of the society "Mozartgemeinde Graz" since 1986, which has been organising five Meerschein Matineen (morning concerts) in the little manor-house Meerscheinschlössl in Graz annually since then.
Since 2006 the SKV has been involved in the project Hunger auf Kunst und Kultur („Hunger for art and culture“) in Styria, which allows deprived people access to art and culture events.
Steirische Kulturveranstaltungen GmbH
Tel +43.316.812941 · Fax +43.316.825000.15
FN 38604X, Landesgericht für ZRS Graz
UID-Nummer: ATU 28730905