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Create: a journal of perspectives on the value of art and culture

Create, a journal looking at the value of arts and culture features a wide range of contributions from writers and artists, politicians to poets discussing the true impact that arts and culture can have on society.more >

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La FICAAC publica el documento resumen de la Reunión de Investigadores de la FICAAC

La FICAAC publica el resumen ejecutivo del Informe de la 4ª Reunión de Investigadores de la FICAAC, celebrada en Hildesheim (Alemania) y a la que asistieron 14 investigadores y expertos de 13 países miembros de la FICAAC.more >

IFACCA reports on the recent Researchers’ Meeting

IFACCA is delighted to release the executive summary report of the 4th IFACCA Researchers' meeting, held in Hildesheim Germany, which was attended by 14 researchers and experts from the field from 13 IFACCA member countries.more >

IFACCA develops a cultural policy database

We are delighted to announce that IFACCA has been undertaking a new project that looks at collecting information on the cultural policies and policy structures in 215 countries and regions around the world. A draft version of each country’s cultural policy information is currently being sent to key contacts in each country (where applicable, the IFACCA member organisation), for their feedback on its accuracy. more >

Latest International News

Japan culture returns to Tumon

The 35th Japan Autumn Festival, annual event, began as a small carnival for kids of Guam residents originally from Japan. Fast-forward more than 30 years, and the event has transformed into one of Guam's biggest cultural gatherings, bringing thousands every year to Gov. Joseph Flores Memorial Park at Ypao Beach to enjoy the festivities.more >

Spreading Filipino indigenous music to the world

Musician Nonoy Lanzanas conducts outreach programs to preserve the tipano music, the Cuyono bamboo flute music now on the brink of extinction. Lanzanas has been propagating native Filipino music, mainly the indigenous kind from Palawan since barely out of college.more >

Sri Lankan Cultural Ministry signs MoU with Chinese Academy of Sciences

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between the Ministry of Culture and the Arts and the Chinese Academy of Sciences concerning the Joint Project in the search for wreckage of Zheng He's Fleets off the Coast of Sri Lanka.more >

Latest National Arts Agency News

New Zealand China television co-production agreement signed

New Zealand has achieved an important milestone with the first ever television co-production agreement being signed by any country with China, says Trade Minister Tim Groser and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry.more >

Workshops, training and coaching

Creative New Zealand is offering free resources and training opportunities as part of the capability building programme for 2015-16. more >

The best Canadian books of 2014 revealed

The Canada Council for the Arts announced today the 14 winners of the 2014 Governor General’s Literary Awards.more >

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