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Music unites Northern Ireland and Sri Lanka

Fionnuala Walsh, Head of Participatory Arts, Arts Council of Northern Ireland, commented: “The Arts Council is delighted to support this innovative, international project which provides a wonderful opportunity for young people in Northern Ireland to engage with young people in Sri Lanka through music.  The arts have an intrinsic value in allowing us to approach and understand difficult, complex issues and these musical exchanges will inspire these young people, stimulate discussion around the challenges they face and encourage a continuing love of music and creativity." more >

Vale-Cultura: meta propõe atender 3 milhões até 2020

Após dois anos e meio de atividade, o Programa de Cultura do Trabalhador inicia 2016 com alcance considerável e destaque nas políticas de fomento à cultura no Brasil. Mais de 465 mil cidadãos já foram beneficiados por mais de 1,2 mil empresas brasileiras que já favoreceram seus empregados com o Vale-Cultura. more >

Se abre convocatoria para becas, pasantías, premios nacionales, reconocimientos y residencias artísticas

El Programa Nacional de Estímulos del Ministerio de Cultura entregará en 2016 más de 6.900 millones de pesos a artistas, investigadores y gestores vinculados al sector artístico y cultural. more >

Fomento, formación, patrimonio, espacio público, seguridad social son los temas claves que contempla el proyecto de Ley de Cultura

Fomento, formación, patrimonio, espacio público, seguridad social son los temas claves que contempla el proyecto de Ley de Cultura more >

New funding model

The Canada Council for the Arts are determined to see that their work as a public funder continues to respond to the needs – and the potential – of the changing world. To that end they have redesigned their funding model in order to more strategically support the creation and wide dissemination of excellent Canadian artworks, to more directly and efficiently support Canadian artists, and to more flexibly and effectively support the development of a diversity of high performing arts organizations. more >

Birth of a new cinema law: Francescini increases funding by 60%

Minsiter for Culure and Tourism, Dario Francescini states: "The government is modernizing its commitment in favor of the Italian cinema and increases funding by 60%. The bill is to create a completely self-funded support system for the film and audiovisual industry." more >

110 Childrens literature books have been converted to e-book format

Ministry of Education, Culture and Science and The Asia Foundation's Books for Asia program, Let's read it together, has launched the online electronic library programme. more >

The Ministry of Culture organized a new meeting of the foreign assistance Council in the culture field

The Ministry of Culture organized a meeting of the foreign assistance Council in the culture field. more >

Art Is Your Human Right: London visual arts takes up the Cultural Education Challenge

Launched in October 2015, the Cultural Education Challenge urges all those working in the arts and education industries to join together in offering a consistent cultural education for all children and young people. more >

Continúa la convocatoria para la renovación de los Consejos Regionales de la Cultura y las Artes (2016-2020)

El Consejo Nacional de la Cultura y las Artes invita a todas las organizaciones culturales que tengan personalidad jurídica vigente y domicilio en la región respectiva a participar en el proceso de renovación de sus Consejos Regionales de Cultura, para los siguientes cupos de consejeros, para el periodo 2016-2020 y de conformidad a lo dispuesto en la Ley N° 19.891 y el Decreto Supremo N° 366 de 2003 del Ministerio de Educación. more >

Ministra de Cultura debatirá sobre Ciudades Inclusivas

¿Qué pasa y hacia dónde van las ciudades en el mundo, y, particularmente en la región?, ¿estamos contribuyendo a construir hábitats dignos, integrados, inclusivos, con calidad de vida?, ¿qué pronósticos se esperan?, ¿qué experiencias fortalecer?, ¿qué puede aportar y debe agendar Paraguay?. more >

Creative industries worth almost £10 million an hour to economy

New figures published today reveal that the UK’s Creative Industries are now worth £84.1 billion per year to the UK economy. more >

Bancos comunitários prestam serviços financeiros solidários

Isabel Cristina Alves, carinhosamente apelidada de Mãe Isabel, revela como o Ponto de Cultura Caminhos, localizado em Hortolândia, interior de São Paulo, sobrevive ao longo dos anos e a sucessivas crises econômicas: a sustentabilidade. more >

Cultural Embassy 2016-2020: What is new?

The Federal Office of Culture (FOC) today introduced implementing measures for the new Culture 2016-2020 Embassy. Important innovations arise for music education and cultural participation. A new film location promotion (FiSS) and a publishing promotion will be launched. more >

Publicadas en el BOE las Órdenes Ministeriales que culminan el cambio de modelo de financiación del cine

El nuevo modelo entra en vigor el 1 de enero de 2016 y tendrá un periodo transitorio de 3 años, hasta 2018. more >

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