French forum calls for increased funding for EU culture

The French minister of culture, Aurélie Filippetti, united her European counterparts to push for more public and private support to reap the benefits of digital technology.more >

Latest Announcements

Commonwealth Foundation joins IFACCA

We are delighted to welcome as an affiliate member of IFACCA the Commonwealth Foundation, with whom we have had a constructive working partnership for over a decade.more >

IFACCA welcomes new affiliate member from the Isle of Man

We are very pleased to welcome Manx Arts Development/ IOM Arts Council as an IFACCA affiliate member.more >

IFACCA members to meet in Costa Rica

IFACCA members from the Americas will meet this Friday 11 April in San José, Costa Rica, for the 2nd IFACCA Americas Regional Group meeting. The meeting will be held in association with the VI Iberoamerican Congress on Culture organised by the Ministry of Culture and Youth, Costa Rica.more >

Latest International News

Call for papers: Creative nexus: understanding and strengthening the relationship between cultural research and practice

The conference "Creative nexus: understanding and strengthening the relationship between cultural research and practice" to be held from 9-11 October 2014 in Ottawa, Canada intends to cover a number of growing issues and concerns about the challenges and limitations that cultural research and practice are increasingly facing.more >

Minister for Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts Meets the Press

Mrs. Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare, the honourable Minister for Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, has disclosed that the tourism sector maintained its position as the fourth highest exchange earner for Ghana in 2013.  more >

Dubai Culture Promotes Culture of Imagination at Careers UAE 2014

The Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated Authority for culture, arts, and heritage, is promoting a ‘culture of imagination,’ across the city’s creative industries, through its participation at Careers UAE 2014.more >

Latest National Arts Agency News

Colombia rinde homenaje a Gabriel García Márquez: ¡Hasta siempre Gabo!

A partir de este lunes 21 y hasta el domingo 27 de abril, la Biblioteca Nacional de Colombia dispondrá de un espacio frente a su fachada principal para que todos los colombianos puedan expresar sus condolencias ante el fallecimiento de nuestro Premio Nobel de Literatura, dejando sus mensajes y manifestaciones de afecto y gratitud.more >

Se presentó el Mercado de Industrias Culturales del Sur

El martes 15 de abril, se presentó en la Casa Patria Grande "Presidente Néstor Kirchner" el primer Mercado de Industrias Culturales del Sur (MICSUR), que organiza la Secretaría de Cultura de la Presidencia de la Nación, a través de la Dirección Nacional de Industrias Culturales, del 15 al 18 de mayo en la ciudad de Mar del Plata, con la participación de diez países sudamericanos.  more >

Simon Brault named New Director and CEO of the Canada Council for the Arts

The Canada Council for the Arts welcomes the appointment by the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages of Simon Brault as its new Director and CEO. Mr. Brault will assume the role on June 26, 2014 for a 5-year term.more >