Global crises and conflicts
The National Endowment for the Arts announces the nonprofit arts organizations recommended for direct funding through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. These 855 organizations—located in every state, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico—will receive a total of $44.5 million in nonmatching funds to support staff salaries, fees for artists or contractual personnel, and facilities costs.
New dates have been set for the 13th Festival of Pacific Arts and Culture (FestPAC) that will now be held June 6-16, 2024. The announcement by The Pacific Community (SPC), as the custodian of FestPAC, and Hawaiʻi, the host, follows a decision by the SPC’s Council of Pacific Arts and Culture (CPAC) that was based on Pacific-wide health, economic, and security concerns stemming from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The SEK 150 million investment in culture in the regions will contribute to strengthening the cultural infrastructure throughout the country during the pandemic. This concerns, for example, concert halls, theaters, museums, libraries and archives and applies to activities that have previously received state funding within the cultural collaboration model.
Nesta terça-feira (30.06), a Lei de Emergência Cultural foi publicada no Diário Oficial da União sob o número 14.017 após ser sancionada pelo Governo Federal na tarde anterior. Batizada de Aldir Blanc em homenagem ao compositor que faleceu em decorrência da Covid-19, prevê R$ 3 bilhões ao setor cultural durante a pandemia, que serão executados de forma descentralizada por estados e municípios.
Communities Minister, Carál Ní Chuilín, today congratulated the local artists who created six innovative, new lockdown dramas for television called Splendid Isolation.
The Canada Council for the Arts, the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective, Indigenous Performing Arts Alliance, the Indigenous Screen Office, and the Inuit Art Foundation announced today the creation of Community Cares: Emergency Response Fund for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Individuals Working in the Arts, a new time-limited emergency response fund to support First Nations, Inuit and Métis individuals working in the arts and culture sector during the COVID-19 pandemic.