IFACCA participates as special guest at Ibero-American Conference for Culture in Mexico

In her first international representation as IFACCA’s Deputy Director, Magdalena Moreno participated in the 17th Ministerial meeting for culture in Mexico City on 28-29 August, which included Ministers and higher authorities on culture from the 22 countries of the Ibero-American Community of Nations.more >

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IFACCA’s European Chapter to meet in Lithuania

IFACCA’s European Chapter, representing national member organisations from the region, will meet in Vilnius, Lithuania on 15 – 17 September, hosted by the Lithuanian Council for Culture in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania. more >

IFACCA mourns a founding board member Doreen Nteta

Doreen Nteta, the founding Chief Executive of the National Arts Council of South Africa, who also served on the founding board of IFACCA and as Deputy Chair, passed away earlier this month.more >

FICAAC es invitado especial en la Conferencia Iberoamericana de Cultura realizada en México.

En su primera representación como Subdirectora de FICAAC, Magdalena Moreno Mujica participó en la 17ª Conferencia Iberoamericana de Cultura en la Ciudad de México que tuvo lugar el 28 y 29 de agosto pasado. El encuentro contó con la participación de ministros y altas autoridades de cultura de los 22 países que conforman el espacio iberoamericano.more >

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French buildings fling open doors for ‘heritage days’

Organised by France’s culture ministry and part of a European-wide initiative, the so-called “European heritage days” will be the opportunity for people to discover 17,000 different sites for free.more >

Efforts to impart education that promotes culture, says Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani

Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday said efforts were being made to impart education that promotes Indian culture. "Efforts are on to impart education that promotes Indian culture and paves the way for development," Irani said here.more >

India to host SAARC cultural ministers’ meeting

Continuing its emphasis on relations with SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) nations, India will host the Third Meeting of SAARC Cultural Ministers in New Delhi from September 24-26. Of the seven states invited to the event, six — Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Maldives, Nepal and Bhutan — have already confirmed that they will attend the meeting. more >

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Minister Humphreys meets cultural heads – national cultural policy a priority

The Government announced development of such a policy in June of this year and the Minister has committed to a wide and inclusive consultation process. Minister Humphreys acknowledged the importance of putting such a policy in place, particularly during this decade of commemorations, which she said is one of her top priorities.more >

Azerbaijani Culture and Tourism Ministry’s project wins among OIC projects

The Azerbaijani Culture and Tourism Ministry’s project "Cities of Common Cultural Heritage" became the winner among more than 30 projects submitted to the Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation (COMCEC) of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Coordinator of the COMCEC working group on tourism Maleyka Huseynova said at a workshop conducted as part of the international archaeological tourism project "Cities of the Common Cultural Heritage".more >

Newly-appointed ministers assume office

Newly-appointed Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Deepak Chandra Amatya assumed his office on Sunday.more >