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The concept of democracy in culture or cultural democracy was disseminated in the countries of Western Europe during the welfare state and it was connected with the concept of building social capital. Now it is one of the functions of cultural policy, which is concentrated on the creation of the space of authentic public participation in various cultural processes. Democracy in culture can support dissemination of an animation approach in socio-cultural activities. Nowadays, this concept is evolving towards the idea of active participation in culture and cultural ecology. An example of places where this idea can really exist are community institutions.