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Ministerio de Cultura realizará actividades sobre la afrodescendencia

El Ministerio de Cultura de la República Dominicana realizará una serie de actividades para promover la diversidad cultural, el turismo y la cooperación internacional, dentro del marco del Corredor Cultural Caribe, que incluye la valoración y promoción de la afrodescendencia en la cultura dominicana. more >

Minister calls for narrowing of cultural gap

China will invest more to build public cultural services in underdeveloped regions and for such groups as the elderly, children and migrant workers, aiming to narrow the cultural development gap, the culture minister said on Tuesday. more >

Private Patrons Replace Greek Arts Funding

Since Greece’s financial collapse in 2010 EU, ECB and IMF ordered austerity measures have forced the state to cease any non-essential expenditure to allow the Greek economy to recover. The measures have crippled Greece’s contemporary arts scene. more >

Consejo de la Cultura realizó Talleres Fondos Cultura dirigidos a Pueblos Originarios

Durante convocatoria Fondos Cultura 2014, 4 proyectos fueron beneficiados por la Línea de Desarrollo Indígena de Fondart Regional. more >

El ministro de Cultura marroquí lamenta escasa ayuda que reciben los artistas

El ministro marroquí de Cultura, Amín Sbihi, lamentó hoy que los artistas en su país se vean "sistemáticamente" privados del derecho a una cobertura social, y muchos de ellos, algunos emblemáticos, no reciban ninguna ayuda para mantenerse o seguir produciendo. more >

Funding boost for music education in England

Music education for children in England is to receive an £18m boost in funding, the Department for Education says. The extra money will be allocated to music education, including to the national network of 123 music education hubs established in 2012. more >

Arts Council England Agree To Monitor Fair Pay For Artists

Arts Council England has agreed to monitor commitment to fair pay to artists through the NPO application process and NPO funding agreements.  more >

El Congreso debate el martes la reforma de la Ley de Propiedad Intelectual

La Comisión de Cultura del Congreso de los Diputados debatirá y aprobará previsiblemente el próximo martes el proyecto de ley de reforma de la Ley de Propiedad Intelectual, una norma que, entre otros aspectos, introduce el derecho de las empresas editoras a ser compensadas por el uso de sus contenidos. more >

Crisis At National Gallery Of Jamaica

The National Gallery of Jamaica is a key institution in the area of high art culture and its communication locally and abroad. All is not well. A crisis is looming. more >

Ministras de Cultura de Perú y Chile inauguran hoy la 19ª Feria del Libro de Lima

La titular del Ministerio de Cultura, Diana Álvarez-Calderón Gallo y la Ministra Presidenta del Consejo Nacional de Cultura y las Artes de Chile, Claudia Barattini, inauguran hoy la 19ª Feria Internacional del Libro de Lima. more >

La cultura y el sector inmobiliario lideran la devaluación de los sueldos

Los trabajadores que más han visto menguar sus salarios entre enero y marzo son los artistas y los relacionados con la rama inmobiliaria, cuyos sueldos han bajado un 4,7% y un 4,5% en el último año. more >

Isle of Man Arts Council sponsors Film School

The Department of Education and Children’s summer Film School is free for participants thanks to generous sponsorship from the Isle of Man Arts Council.  more >

Creative Industries invest £37m in skills development

The UK’s Creative Industries have come together in their largest-ever collaboration, and successfully levered public investment to match their own contribution to support skills and talent development and ensure their continuous growth and global competitiveness. more >

Is There Future for Creative Industry in Indonesia?

Indonesia’s previous over-reliance on exports has proven detrimental for the economy in the past. Now, the country is diversifying its economy by investing in creative industries to support and maintain its growth. more >

Greek Culture Ministry Will Work with Interpol to Trace Artifacts - See more at: http://greece.greekreporter.com/2014/07/14/greek-culture-ministry-will-work-with-interpol-to-trace-artifacts/#sthash.oBqDwUtv.dpuf

Greek Ministry of Culture plans to cooperate with Interpol in a bid to trace some 100 Greek artifacts that have been missing since World War II and the subsequent Greek Civil War, Kathimerini newspaper reported. more >

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