Policy Handbook on Artists' Residencies

Policy Handbook on Artists' Residencies analyses the value of artists’ residencies and includes examples of good practices from across the EU. It also looks at recent trends, benefits and success factors to inform policymakers and practitioners of the best ways to support and develop residency programmes in the 21st century.more >

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International Entrepreneurship in the Arts: Online survey

IFACCA is assisting Dr Lidia Varbanova, an international consultant in strategies and entrepreneurship in the arts and creative industries, in her research on International Entrepreneurship in the Arts. As part of the research process, Dr Varbanova has prepared an online survey that can be accessed in English, Spanish and French.more >

.music Domain application proceeds to next stage

Music organisations worldwide have come together in support of the DotMusic application to manage a .music domain. Since 2012, IFACCA has partnered with DotMusic in its application to ICANN to manage the .music domain name.more >

4th IFACCA African Chapter Meeting held in Johannesburg

Delegates from nine countries attended the 4th IFACCA African Chapter Meeting which was held in Johannesburg, South Africa, on 24 and 27 May 2015 . The meeting was held to coincide with the African Union’s 4th Pan African Cultural Congress.more >

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2015 ENCATC Research Award on Cultural Policy & Cultural Management

The ENCATC Research Award on Cultural Policy and Cultural Management was launched in 2014 by the European network on cultural management and cultural policy education, ENCATC, to reward the best recently published PhD thesis presented by a young researcher. This prestigious recognition aims to stimulate academic research in the field of cultural policy and cultural management with an emphasis on its applied implications. The ENCATC Award also has the ambition to contribute to the process of creating a network of scholars who are competent in doing comparative research projects in cultural policy and cultural management.more >

Trade Union of the MOCST: Summarizing 06 months in early 2015

The Trade Union of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism organized a seminar to summarize 06 months in early 2015 with a participation of over 100 representatives for the Trade Union.more >

Planning to build Centre for Underwater Archaeological Research in Hoi An

Viet Nam plans to build the country's first Centre for Underwater Archaeological Research in Hoi An this year.more >

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Jamaica’s Blue and John Crow Mountains inscribed to UNESCO’s Prestigious World Heritage List

On July 3rd, the UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee during its 39th session taking place in Bonn, Germany announced the inscription of the Blue and John Crow Mountains to the World Heritage List. The inscription represents the first World Heritage site for Jamaica and the first mixed (cultural and natural) site for the Caribbean sub-region. It is one of only 32 mixed sites.more >

Productores paraguayos dialogan en Colombia sobre la actualidad de la industria musical

CIRCULART, que en su sexta versión se desarrolla en Medellín, Colombia. Esta presencia es posible gracias al apoyo de la Secretaría Nacional de Cultura (SNC), a través del programa Fondos de Cultura. La comitiva nacional está conformada por Lucas Toriño, Sixto Corvalán y Sahorí Ayala.more >

George Brandis will have final say on arts funding, draft guidelines suggest

The attorney general and arts minister, George Brandis, will have the final say on all grants allocated through the newly established National Program for Excellence in the Arts, draft guidelines published on Wednesday suggest.more >