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Composed of 24 representatives elected from among the 180 States Parties to the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, and chaired this year by the Kingdom of Morocco, the Committee will examine 56 applications for inscription. The Committee will also examine a request for international financial assistance submitted by Malawi and a series of reports on the status of previously inscribed elements.
On the sidelines of the 18th session of the Francophone Summit held on the island of Djerba, the Minister of Cultural Affairs, Dr. Hayat Katat Al-Qarmazi, met with the Minister of Youth and Culture of the Republic of Djibouti, Dr. Hbo Moamen Assaoui, and her accompanying delegation on Sunday, November 20, 2022, to discuss ways to expand cooperation between the two countries in the creative fields; to put forward a number of practical proposals to advance the pattern of cultural exchange; and to consider the possibility of identifying common directions for the next stage.
The MANIFEST open call for artists has launched. MANIFEST is looking for artists that are motivated to contribute with new artistic perspectives to re-imagine Europe’s collective memory of the transatlantic trade of enslaved people. The applications are open until November 27, 2022.
International Policy Forum of the Creative Industries will take place on Thursday 24 November 2022 at Zorlu PSM, Sky Lounge in Istanbul, Türkiye and online at the British Council Türkiye YouTube channel. The overarching theme and objective of the forum is to support the growth of the creative economy in Wider Europe by increasing the understanding of current developments and opportunities within the cultural and creative industries, presenting examples of best practice work from the UK, Europe, Turkey, the region and beyond.
Con la presencia de mil artesanas y artesanos y sus acompañantes, y una invitación abierta al público en general, este 17 de noviembre de 2022 dio inicio ORIGINAL. Encuentro de Arte Textil Mexicano, movimiento que tiene por objetivo crear conciencia sobre el valor del trabajo artesanal y los derechos de la propiedad colectiva y fomentar la construcción de una nueva ética en las relaciones de las personas artesanas y sus comunidades con la industria del diseño.
As part of the Governments commitment towards healing and reconciliation, six ancestors have been returned to Australia from the State Ethonographic Collections of Saxony in Germany. Over 155 ancestors have now been returned from Germany to Australia, with ongoing discussions for future returns continuing.