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Biocultural Rights: A New Paradigm for Protecting Natural and Cultural Resources of Indigenous Communities
This article proposes a new concept of “biocultural rights” that justly reflects a broader intellectual and policy trend to holistically address the protection of Indigenous natural and cultural resources. The concept of biocultural rights combines nature with culture; takes into consideration the past, the present, and the future; and values “special” Indigenous elements that are indispensable to the diversity of our universe. It aims at protecting Indigenous resources holistically. more >
On 8th August, Valletta’s most recent cultural infrastructure, Pjazza Teatru Rjal, was inaugurated as part of the larger city entrance project. An open-air theatre designed by world-renowned architect Renzo Piano. The venue hosted an exceptional performance by the European Union Youth Orchestra as part of the Malta Arts Festival. more >
Hola is the typical Chilean greeting so it seems apt to use here. The IFACCA Board meets together face to face twice a year, and our first 2013 meeting has just taken place in Santiago Chile. more >
Next year our national arts funding organization, The Danish Arts Fund, will celebrate its 50th anniversary. The Fund was created in 1964 by the brand new ministry of culture as an independent body. Its remit was to support the arts and the artist in our country at an arms length from the ministry. The role of the minister should be ”to fund but not to control” as said by Julius Bomholt, the first Danish minister of culture. more >
At the most recent IFACCA board meeting in London, hosted by Arts Council England CEO, Alan Davey (and also Chair of IFACCA), we had a session on diversity in the arts which is still reverberating with me. more >
Hi cultures …a salutation that I‘d like to address to my current blog readers on IFACCA’s Website. I think it summarizes what a human being is in the end…a representative of a culture that is transmitted endlessly and diversely no matter the time. more >
The 11th Festival of Pacific Arts just held in Solomon Islands began and ended with a bang... more >