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IFACCA is pleased to be launching the call for expressions of interest to host the 10th World Summit on Arts and Culture, to be held in 2026.
Helmed by the National Arts Council (NAC), Singapore Art Week (SAW) returns to kickstart the new year with its 11th edition from 6 to 15 January 2023, drawing local and international art enthusiasts, collectors and the curious to congregate at Singapore’s premier visual arts season. An annual pinnacle event in Asia’s visual arts calendar, SAW 2023 will see over 700 artists and curators from Singapore and around the world come together to present more than 130 programmes and exhibitions.
In the afternoon of December 5, 2022, in Seoul, President Nguyen Xuan Phuc and South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol agreed to upgrade bilateral relations to a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership and witnessed the signing ceremony of 11 cooperation documents between the two countries, including a Memorandum of Understanding on cultural cooperation for the period 2023 to 2025 between the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. In the fields of culture, education, tourism and people-to-people exchanges, the President stated that Vietnam agreed to promote the expansion of cultural exchanges, education and tourism, enhance mutual understanding and trust in all walks of life; creating favorable conditions for each other's citizens, there are currently about 250,000 Vietnamese in Korea and 200,000 Koreans in Vietnam. Korea agreed to support the establishment of the "Vietnamese Cultural Center in Korea" and support Vietnam to develop a "cultural industry".
Como parte de la Semana por la Promoción de los Derechos de las Personas con Discapacidad, Tecnópolis y la Agencia Nacional de Discapacidad (ANDIS) firmaron un convenio con el objeto de garantizar la efectiva participación de las personas con discapacidad, en las actividades culturales, recreativas y artísticas que ofrece el Parque. El acuerdo formaliza las acciones conjuntas llevadas a cabo desde 2021 para consolidar un plan integral de accesibilidad a los entornos, muestras y experiencias interactivas, entre las que se pueden resaltar la creación de un Espacio Distendido, la inauguración de Puntos Accesibles en los ingresos, la incorporación de un equipo propio de Intérpretes en Lengua de Señas Argentina y la realización de múltiples actividades con recursos accesibles.
The key findings from the biennial Population Survey on the Arts were released on 1 December 2022 by the National Arts Council (NAC). The 2021 survey results forecast a rise in interest and engagement levels as arts activities return after the COVID-19 pandemic.
UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, meeting in Rabat from 28 November to 3 December, inscribed 47 elements submitted by 60 countries on the Intangible Cultural Heritage lists.