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Cultural Innovation International Prize

The Cultural Innovation International Prize is a biennial competition organised by the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB) with the aim of incentivising projects that explore the potential cultural scenarios of the coming years through research and practice. The first edition of the Prize ties in with the 20th anniversary of the CCCB. For this call for entries, corresponding to 2014-2015, the theme is "Audience/s". more >

Gerard Vaughan named National Gallery of Australia director

Arts Minister Senator George Brandis has announced that following an international search Professor Gerard Vaughan AM has been appointed as the new Director of the National Gallery of Australia. more >

Jornada de participación y socialización del Nuevo Ministerio de Cultura, el Arte y el Patrimonio en Valparaíso

La reunión busca conocer e integrar la visión de los agentes culturales sobre la cultura, el arte y el patrimonio material e inmaterial en atención al proyecto de ley que crea el Ministerio de Cultura. more >

Culture Minister Claudia Barattini : "Our mission is to put the arts at the heart of education reform"

Culture Minister Claudia Barattini, led the recognition ceremony of "Teacher training workshop in the framework of the Strengthening of Public Education through Culture" with 24 teachers from schools in the town of Pedro Aguirre Cerda. more >

The Minister of Education speaks to CNA on culture, education and future plans

The Ministry of Education and Culture is planning to set up a Cultural Department which will deal with all cultural issues and operate as a State Secretariat of Culture, Education and Culture Minister Costas Kadis has said in an interview with the Cyprus News Agency on cultural concerns. more >

Ministra Claudia Barattini:"Nuestra misión es poner a las artes en el corazón de la reforma educacional”

La ministra de Cultura, Claudia Barattini, encabezó la entrega de certificados del “Taller de capacitación docente, en el marco del programa de Fortalecimiento de la Educación Pública a través de la Cultura”, en el que participaron 24 profesores de la Escuela Claudio Arrau de El Bosque y de las Escuelas Consolidada Dávila y Eugenio Pereira Salas, ambas de la comuna de Pedro Aguirre Cerda. more >

Memoria Digital del VI Congreso Iberoamericano de Cultura

Cultural Vivas Comunitarias. more >

San Luis Potosí recibe en la Feria del Libro Infantil y Juvenil al Programa Nacional Salas de Lectura del Conaculta

Con el objetivo de compartir con el público infantil y juvenil una de las iniciativas de fomento a la lectura y el libro más exitosas del país: el Programa Nacional Salas de Lectura (PNSL), la Dirección General de Publicaciones (DGP) del Conaculta participa en la Feria del Libro Infantil y Juvenil de San Luis Potosí. more >

Reconocen importancia de Conaculta en turismo cultural

Con el propósito de unir en un mismo espacio el diálogo y la reflexión entre turismo y cultura, Alejandra de la Paz Nájera, coordinadora nacional de Patrimonio Cultural y Turismo, del Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes, presentó el programa de la Feria de Turismo Cultural, el cual desglosó en tres líneas de acción: conferencias magistrales, diplomado y talleres para niños y jóvenes. more >

La Reunión Nacional de Cultura contribuyó a la definición de objetivos, metas y resultados de las políticas públicas culturales

La investigadora y especialista en temas de política cultural consideró que deben discutirse los derechos culturales en Internet,  el uso del espacio público y profundizar en la protección de los bienes sobre todo de los pueblos originarios de México. more >

Building an engaged and cohesive society

Mr Lawrence Wong, Minister for Culture, Community and Youth, in a speech adressing the MCCY workplan seminar, gave his thoughts on how to build community through the arts in Singapore: How can we build community through the arts? How can we give opportunities for all Singaporeans to experience and be inspired by great art? I think that again involves a two-prong strategy. We need to look at the hardware, the infrastructure, and at the same time, we also need to look at software – the programming, the engagement, the community.  more >

The National Meeting of Culture helped to define objectives, goals and outcomes of public cultural policies

Carmen Pérez Camacho, researcher and specialist in cultural policy stressed the importance of talking about cultural rights in the Internet, the use of public space and how to extend the protection of property especially in case of the native peoples of Mexico. more >

Music Improves Health

The Cayman Islands’ first ever music therapy practice has been changing the lives of patients in the Cayman Islands since 2010, and more recently, at the Cayman Islands Hospital note by note since July 2014. Funded by the Ministry of Health, Sports, Youth and Culture, this service is currently being offered at the Cayman Islands Hospital as a pilot programme. more >

Parodi: “Los pueblos originarios nos enseñaron a resistir en la cultura”

La ministra de Cultura de la Nación, Teresa Parodi, participó, el domingo 12 de octubre, en los actos por el Día del Respeto a la Diversidad Cultural en la ciudad de San Martín de los Andes, provincia de Neuquén, donde recibió del pueblo mapuche una bandera que entregará en mano a la presidenta Cristina Fernández de Kirchner. more >

Constantine, Capital of Arab Culture 2015

The program of cultural activities planned during the event "Constantine, Capital of Arab Culture 2015" will highlight the identity of the ancient Cirta, historical, artistic and cultural treasures, said Saturday in Constantine Commissioner Event, Sami El Hocine Bencheikh. more >

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