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Australia Council Outlines 2015-16 Budget Impact

The Australia Council’s new appropriation for 2015-16 is $184.5M. As part of this appropriation the Australia Council will continue to deliver the Major Performing Arts framework, Visual Arts and Crafts Strategy, Playing Australia, Contemporary Touring Initiative and Contemporary Music Touring Program, on behalf of the Australian Government. more >

Creative industries support measure to be launched

The Creative Industries Support Measure Regulation will come into force which constitutes the basis for the allocation of grants for the development of support structures, joint projects and export capacity of creative industry. This marks the completion of nearly all the preparations for the use of grants in relation to the creative industry of the EU budget period for 2014-2020 in Estonia and Enterprise Estonia will soon be ready to receive the applications. more >

2015-16 Budget update

Australia Council for the Arts statement on the 2015-16 Budget announcement last night, which included a number of significant budget measures relating the Australia Council, and the establishment of a National Programme for Excellence in the Arts, to be administered through the Ministry for the Arts. more >

National discussion on first nations' art futures

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts to realise a culturally ambitious nation. Australia Council Executive Director Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts Lydia Miller is inviting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists and cultural leaders to attend one of the sessions to contribute to the national discussion. more >

Simon Brault: Re-imagining Canada's future through the arts

A video of of Simon Brault, at an event at MacEwan University, remarking on Canada's future through the arts.  more >

Funding programme for creativity in schools launched: Arts Council Malta and Education Ministry sign Memorandum of Understanding

The funding programme KREATTIV aims to bring creative practitioners - visual artists, writers, poets, musicians - into schools to work with teachers and students to inspire, learn and create in a collaborative and innovative way. more >

Vivir la lectura

El MEC a través del Plan Nacional de Lectura apoya campaña para fomentar el vínculo con el libro y la lectura. more >

Representantes do audiovisual brasileiro apresentam sugestões para o setor

Representantes do audiovisual brasileiro entregaram ao ministro da Cultura, Juca Ferreira, na tarde dessa segunda-feira (11), dois documentos apresentando ideias e sugerindo ajustes no setor. Entre as demandas estão fortalecer e fomentar o setor do audiovisual, rever e aprimorar a legislação federal, diminuir a burocracia e aquecer o mercado interno com produções nacionais. more >

Produção dos Observatórios de Economia Criativa subsidiará políticas culturais do MinC

O Ministério da Cultura (MinC) realizou, nessa segunda-feira (11), reunião com representantes dos Observatórios de Economia Criativa mantidos em parceria com universidades federais. Foram discutidas estratégias para que o conhecimento produzido por esses observatórios sejam utilizados como insumo para a elaboração de políticas públicas para a área da cultura. more >

Attorney-General's Portfolio Budget measures 2015–16

Statement from the Attorney-General for Australia, Minister for the Arts, Senator the Hon George Brandis QC on the 2015-2016 Budget. more >

UNESCO Director-General calls on all parties to protect Yemen’s cultural heritage

Amid alarming reports about bombing of the World Heritage Site of the Old City of Sana’a, UNESCO’s Director-General calls on all parties to protect Yemen’s unique cultural heritage. more >

Ernesto Ottone asume como Ministro de Cultura

Ernesto Ottone asumió el cargo de Ministro Presidente del Consejo Nacional de la Cultura y las Artes el 11 de mayo de 2015. more >

Ernesto Ottone is the new Minister of Culture

Ernesto Ottone was named the Minister of Culture and Head of the National Council for Culture and the Arts on 11 May 2015. more >

Más de 400 Bibliotecas públicas de Colombia le apuestan a la tecnología

425 bibliotecas públicas de Colombia fueron seleccionadas para participar en el primer ciclo del Proyecto Uso y apropiación de TIC en bibliotecas públicas, iniciativa liderada por el Ministerio de Cultura y la Fundación Bill & Melinda Gates. more >

Results of Creative New Zealand’s review of opera

During early 2015 Creative New Zealand reviewed its funding priorities, programmes and initiatives for supporting opera in New Zealand. As a result they are making some changes to how they support opera though their Toi Totara Haemata (Arts Leadership) Investment Programme. more >