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As the world continues to change at a rapid pace, and with new threats such as climate change on the horizon, it is important that the cultural and social practices that have defined us as a people do not disappear entirely. This was the focus of a recently held two-day Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) workshop delivered by the Pinelands Creative Workshop as part of its Cultural Heritage Identification and Preservation (CHIP) project, which is funded through the ACP-EU Culture Programme (Caribbean).
Barbados became the 118th country to adhere to the Marrakesh Treaty, which helps the blind, visually impaired or people with other disabilities, to access published works in libraries.
Government’s push of the creative economy as a major source of foreign exchange and employment took another step as it moved Friday to set up a Task Force on the Cultural Industries.
Prime Minister Mia Mottley is willing to allocate a sizeable amount of money from the existing $150 million Digitisation and Greening Fund to local artists to assist them with creating small replicas of their artwork.
Reunidas en la VIII Reunión Interamericana de Ministros de Cultura, que tuvo lugar en Barbados el 19 y 20 de septiembre, las autoridades del sector de los Países Miembros de la Organización de los Estados Americanos (OEA) aprobaron hoy la Declaracion de Bridgetown sobre “Fortalecimiento de la economía creativa y del sector cultural: Reposicionamiento del sector de la cultura para garantizar el desarrollo sostenible”.
The Arts are critical not only for showcasing students’ creativity, but also for fostering their ability to think both practically and abstractly.