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Strategies for children’s and youth’s encounter with art and culture

Everything starts with children and young people. That’s why art and culture should be an integrated part of all children’s and young people’s life from a very early age. more >

Celebrating innovation and diversity with Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifika Awards 2014

From Sonny Bill’s tattoo artist, to an ‘Afakasi’ storyteller, to the first Tongan woman to graduate from the Elam School of Fine Arts, the line up for this year’s Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifika Awards celebrates excellence and innovation in Pacific arts.  Established in 1996, the annual awards acknowledge the richness and diversity of high-quality Pacific art in Aotearoa, with awards for emerging and established artists and for heritage and contemporary artforms. more >

Malta Culture Calendar

The Arts Council Malta (ACM) is in the process of collecting data on cultural events that are scheduled for January, February and March 2015 to be published on its website www.maltaculture.com. more >

FAV incorpora Comité Consultativo para definir programación 2015 y evaluar intervenciones en el espacio público

La ministra de Cultura, Claudia Barattini, resolvió incorporar un Consejo Consultivo al trabajo de planificación y desarrollo del Festival de las Artes de Valparaíso, FAV. more >

Economía creativa e industrias culturales, temas de debate del Mercosur Cultural

Participan representantes de organismos de Cultura de Colombia, Venezuela, Brasil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Ecuador y Argentina. more >

Ministries of Culture and Public Works met to coordinate work together

The Minister of Culture Mabel Causarano and the Minister of Public Works and Communications (MOPC), Ramón Jiménez Gaona held a meeting at the MOPC. more >

Cultura y Obras Públicas se reunieron para coordinar trabajos en conjunto

La Ministra de Cultura Mabel Causarano y el Ministro de Obras Públicas y Comunicaciones (MOPC), Ramón Jiménez Gaona mantuvieron una reunión en la sede del mencionado ministerio. En la misma, se trataron diversos puntos como la visita de los españoles ganadores del concurso de ideas para el centro histórico, la primera etapa de cableado subterráneo en el microcentro y temas relacionados a la restauración de edificaciones históricas. more >

National Collections Care Survey Is Open

What is the condition of your collections? Heritage Preservation has launched Heritage Health Information 2014: A National Collections Care Survey (HHI 2014). HHI 2014 is the first study since the landmark Heritage Health Index ten years ago that found that 190 million artifacts were at risk. The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the National Endowment for the Humanities are partnering on HHI 2014 and helping to fund it.  more >

Minister Mthethwa launches the annual Nelson Mandela Sport and Culture Day

The Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr. Nathi Mthethwa will launch the Nelson Mandela Sport and Culture campaign on 28 October 2014. The campaign, aptly named UNITE, is a celebration of the life, values and legacy of South Africa’s first democratically elected President, the late Dr Nelson Mandela. The UNITE campaign aims to mobilise society to emulate President Mandela’s unwavering commitment to justice, equality, non-racialism, social cohesion, nation building, selflessness and service to humanity. more >

Seminar about press and ethnic cultural heritage development

The Center for Ethnic Cultural Research and Maintenance and Binh Dinh Provincial People’s Committee has organized a seminar called  “Press and ethnic cultural heritage development”. According to Professor Hoang Chuong, the manager of the Center, press is an important aspect to give Law on ethnic cultural heritage.  more >

Inicia el XI Encuentro Nacional de Archivos Audiovisuales

El tema central es  Rescate, Acceso, Políticas y Nuevas Tecnologías para el Patrimonio Audiovisual Colombiano.​ El XI Encuentro se realiza en el Edificio de Extensión de la Universidad de Antioquia en la ciudad de Medellín.​ more >

CNCA inicia foros sectoriales destinados a recoger propuestas para el diseño del Ministerio de Cultura

Escritores, editores, libreros y agentes literarios, entre otros actores, se dieron cita este lunes en el Teatro Huemul, donde se desarrolló el Foro del Libro y en cuya plenaria de cierre participó la titular de Cultura, Claudia Barattini. more >

XI National Meeting of Audiovisual Archives

The meeting will take place at the University of Antioquia in Medellin and will focus on the recovery, access, policies and new technologies for the audiovisual heritage of Colombia. more >

Ministerio de Cultura y Deportes saluda a los artistas nacionales

El Ministerio de Cultura y Deportes contribuye al desarrollo artístico del país, a través de festivales, conciertos, presentaciones de danza, actividades de formación artística y difusión de las expresiones del arte. more >

Over £600,000 investment to boost skills gap in wales creative media industries

Key companies in the Creative Media Industries in Wales have come together with industry skills body Creative Skillset Cymru to co-invest over £300,000 to grow world-class industry skills and talent in Wales, and ensure continued innovation and jobs. more >

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