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Catalyst guidelines released

Catalyst is intended to support innovative ideas from arts and cultural organisations that may find it difficult to access funding for such projects from other sources and could include gallery, library, archive, museum, arts education and infrastructure projects. more >

Joint declaration of the Ministers for Culture of the European Union, of the Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, and of the President of the Committee on Culture and Education of the European Parliament

"The tragic events of 13 November 2015 in Paris once again plunge the European Union into mourning. They are a wake-up call. As the Ministers for Culture of the European Union and senior Representatives of the EU institutions, we wish to express our solidarity with the victims and their loved ones, and with the French people as a whole. We also wish to reiterate our condemnation of this senseless barbarity which seeks to undermine our essential values in the most violent way. more >

Digital Economy Minister's keynote on media and creative industries in the North

Digital Economy Minister Ed Vaizey's keynote to the Nations & Regions Media Conference as part of the Salford International Media Festival. more >

Museums and Libraries Step-Up Efforts to Tackle Economic Distress in Poor Communities, Says New Report from IMLS and LISC

A new national report finds that many museums and libraries are leveraging their prominent local positions to help rebuild troubled neighborhoods, driving economic, educational and social efforts that help raise standards of living. more >

Llamado a postulación de personalidades de la cultura para integrar en el Directorio Nacional del Consejo Nacional de la Cultura y las Artes 2016 - 2020

El Consejo Nacional de la Cultura y las Artes invita a todas las organizaciones culturales del país a proponer nombres de personalidades de la cultura que tengan una reconocida vinculación y destacada trayectoria en distintas actividades, tales como creación artística, patrimonio, industrias culturales y gestión cultural, para integrar cinco cupos del Directorio Nacional del Consejo Nacional de la Cultura y las Artes. more >

Parodi participó del cierre del Encuentro Nacional de Comunicación Audiovisual

El encuentro se desarrolló como parte del Festival Internacional de Cine de Mar del Plata. more >

Lanza Conaculta Fotobservatorio del Patrimonio Fotográfico de México

Dentro de las actividades del Festival Internacional Foto México 2015, el Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes (Conaculta), a través del Centro de la Imagen, presentó oficialmente el Fotobservatorio del Patrimonio Fotográfico de México, una herramienta digital que concentra toda la información sobre este tipo de archivos en nuestro país.   more >

Scotland takes centre stage at Pisa Book Festival

As the Guest of Honour Country, Scotland's literature and culture will receive special focus at the Pisa Book Festival this weekend (6-8 November 2015), with events dedicated to Scotland's literary offering. more >

Organizing art exchanging program with some foreign artists

Decision No.3809/QĐ-BVHTTDL on November 03, 2015 of Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism relates to organize the art-exchanging program with some foreign artists. more >

Cinco mil personas votaron en elección de las "10 pinturas universales de Chile"

Dentro de las 10 obras elegidas por la ciudadanía provenientes de las quince regiones del país se encuentra "Locomotora", del pintor valdiviano Ricardo Anwandter quien obtuvó 1.033 votos. more >

Minister uses committee appearance to refute allegations around funding for cultural programme

At an appearance before the committee today, the Minister informed members that on 13 separate occasions since 2013 they had been briefed on the Cultural Programme and related topics. The Minister said: “There is overwhelming evidence to show how the CAL Committee were kept fully informed of the Cultural Programme and its funding and this totally belies any suggestions that there was anything secretive surrounding its funding. more >

Parodi inauguró un seminario de la Unesco sobre diversidad cultural en la región

La ministra de Cultura de la Nación, Teresa Parodi, participó de la mesa de apertura del Seminario “10.º Aniversario de la Convención Unesco 2005: Diversidad de las expresiones culturales en el Cono Sur”, organizado por el Ministerio de Cultura de la Nación –mediante la Dirección Nacional de Política Cultural y Cooperación Internacional - y la Oficina de la Unesco en Montevideo para la región.   more >

Key UNESCO and cultural figures gather for MGS Symposium on ICH

An event organised by Museums Galleries Scotland takes place in Summerhall, Edinburgh, today (4 November). It gathers key members of UNESCO, the Scottish Government, museums and other Scottish cultural organisations to discuss intangible cultural heritage and its relationship with human rights. - See more at:  more >

Comienza catastro de intermediación cultural en todo Chile

Con el fin de favorecer y multiplicar la circulación de bienes y servicios culturales, el Consejo Nacional de la Cultura y las Artes inicia hoy el Catastro de agentes y entidades de la intermediación cultural en todas las regiones del país, proceso que se extenderá durante 20 días. more >

Every Estonian new-born to receive a gift book entitled “Pisike puu”

Today, on 26 October, during a visit to Viljandi County, Minister of Culture Indrek Saar hands over the first baby books entitled “Pisike Puu”, which are meant as gifts to babies born in Estonia in 2015 and onwards.   more >