Crowdfunding was born yesterday. The trends nowadays are subsidy grapping and sponsor gouging. The Imperium qujOchÖum is of course a trendsetter and shows the way how to do it.
With 115 associations in five different countries and a circular letter function it goes the easy way to do subsidy grapping and sponsor gouging. To try this out the Empire sent 20 requests for supporting an international, intercultural and intergenerational festival to different funding agencies in Germany, Austria, Liechtenstein and Switzerland.
At the same time 22 requests for sponsoring different kind of things to make this festival happen were sent to companies in the German-speaking area (e.g. mineralwater-fastfood-vouchers, products out of quinces, thrown-out soccer-shoes from Marco Quotschalla, …)