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Speech by Mr Edwin Tong, Minister for Culture, Community and Youth & Second Minister for Law at the Committee of Supply Debate 2021.
Speech by Ms Low Yen Ling, Minister of State for Culture, Community and Youth & Trade and Industry at the Committee of Supply Debate 2021.
Culture Summit Abu Dhabi has released the full programme for its virtual fourth edition, which will be held under the theme The Cultural Economy and the Economy of Culture. Organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), the Summit will take place from 8 – 10 March 2021. Attendance is free and open to the public, with registration now available on the Culture Summit website.
In an effort to protect against the impacts and the on-going threat of COVID-19 on mātauranga toi, the Toi Ake - Mātauranga Māori Te Awe Kōtuku Fund opened earlier this month for applications ranging from $5k - $75k from iwi, hapū, marae, whakapapa-based rōpū and mātāwaka to retain mātauranga toi.
This report summarises the Swedish Arts Council's work with the crisis support that the authority has distributed for cancelled and postponed events as well as for special needs in cultural life. In 2020, the Swedish Arts Council distributed a total of SEK 1,172,383,775 for these purposes.
The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, in collaboration with Simon Brault, Director and CEO for the Canada Council for the Arts announced further details today about the implementation of $181.5 million in funding for the live arts and music sectors in 2021-2022.