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The Voice of Culture ‒ Structured Dialogue between the European Commission and the cultural sector

The Voice of Culture ‒ Structured Dialogue between the European Commission and the cultural sector provides a framework for discussions between EU civil society stakeholders and the European Commission with regard to culture.more >

Latest Announcements

Challenges for national arts agencies: Arts Leaders Talk

As part of the Arts Leaders Talk video series, IFACCA is pleased to release the YouTube compilation video on Challenges in current financial times, recorded at last year’s CEO Leadership Seminar in Santiago de Chile.more >

CONACULTA’s Julia Patricia Fernández Robinson appointed to IFACCA board

IFACCA is delighted to announce the appointment to its board of Julia Patricia Fernández Robinson, who has been the Director of International Cultural Cooperation in the National Council for Culture and the Arts (CONACULTA), Mexico, since 2010.more >

Julia Patricia Fernández Robinson de CONACULTA, nuevo miembro de la Junta Directiva de la FICAAC

La FICAAC se complace en anunciar el nombramiento en su Junta Directiva de Julia Patricia Fernández Robinson, Directora de Cooperación Cultural Internacional en el Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes (CONACULTA), México esde 2010.more >

Latest International News

Cultural Management: the new frontiers of Digital Engagement for cultural organisations

The theme of the day is dedicated to "the new frontiers of Digital Engagement for cultural organisations" which will talk with Jasper Visser, one of the foremost international experts in a confrontation with some important cultural operators from Ticino and Italy.more >

The Festival Academy and Beiteddine Art Festival generate inspiration for world class festivals at the Atelier for Young Festival Managers BEIRUT 2015

The first Atelier for Young Festival Managers in the Arab world took place in Beirut, Lebanon, from 21 to 27 March 2015, and was hosted by the Beiteddine Art Festival.more >

Fact check: has arts funding been decimated or protected?

Although we’ve had to make cuts in grant-in-aid, we’ve increased the amount of money going into the arts through the National Lottery. Take those two sums of money together, and you’ll see that roughly the same amount of money has gone into the arts as went into the arts at the peak of the last Labour government. - Ed Vaizey, Conservative culture minister, in an interview on BBC Radio 4’s Front Row.more >

Latest National Arts Agency News

Culture available in Cinemas

On 16 April a conference will be held where representatives of Helios Cinema Network, Illusion Labs and distributors will sign a letter of intent on the program "Culture Available in cinemas".more >

Culture presents a preliminary draft of the long term strategy of Ukrainian culture

The document was created by a working group  of experts and specialists in the field of culture. Coordination of the project was carried out by the research institution of the Ministry of Culture - Ukrainian Center for Cultural Studies.more >

Events of national interest

The establishment of an event of national interest dedicated to the support of culture is grounded in the recognition that the importance of culture is a driving factor in the economy of an area as a tourist destination. Shows and events allow the improvement of the level of attractiveness of a region or a city, if not its strategic repositioning.more >

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