Cultural policy focused on place is nothing new. Since the 1970s, capital of culture competitions and culture-led regeneration have proliferated. Yet it is fair to say that the UK is witnessing an upsurge of place-based initiatives, from London Borough of Culture to the Great Place scheme. But why is an emphasis on place important, and what are these initiatives trying to achieve?
Today, the European Commission is releasing the results of the 2019 Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI), which monitors Europe's overall digital performance and tracks the progress of EU countries with respect to their digital competitiveness.
This report presents the findings of the Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade on the role Canadian culture and the arts should play in Canada’s international relations. The main conclusion is that cultural diplomacy should be a pillar of Canada’s foreign policy.
Minister Van Engelshoven is making room for more players and other genres in the basic cultural infrastructure. In this way the cultural offering becomes a good reflection of the different preferences in society and of the cultural field. The subsidy budget for the basic infrastructure will be expanded by € 44 million to € 375 million.
El ministro de la Secretaría Nacional de Cultura (SNC), Rubén Capdevila, se reunió con la presidente de la Comisión de Educación, Cultura, Ciencias, Tecnologías y Deporte del Parlamento del Mercosur (PARLASUR), María Eugenia Crichigno, con el propósito de establecer las líneas de acción conjuntas entre ambas instancias.
Bac Ninh is the first and only locality in the country to implement a monthly support policy for artisans; annual funding support for the village of the original, the village they practice.