Non-government (private) support
The Afreximbank announced the decision at the opening of Creative Africa Exchange, a two-day event co-organized by Times Multimedia, the Afreximbank and the Rwandan government. “Creative industries can be potent vehicles for more equitable, sustainable and inclusive growth strategies for African economies,” said Afreximbank’s president Benedict Oramah.
The fusion of art and public space is at the heart of the project set up by Ekphrasis Studio, a non-profit organization in Albania. The project, Engaging Tirana Communities in Public Art and Politics, has been supported by the International Fund for Cultural Diversity and is now embarking upon its final phase.
The evidence is clear: when people have opportunities to engage in some form of cultural or creative activity, they generally have better educational outcomes, are less lonely, are healthier both physically and mentally, and enjoy a happier and healthier life in old age, according to a new report released today
Creative Partnerships Australia’s new research survey indicates support from the private sector for the arts is on the rise and is a significant contributor alongside government support and earned income to substantially grow philanthropy and build sustainable arts organisations in Australia.
El 8 de septiembre es el día Internacional de la Alfabetización. La Organización de Estados Iberoamericanos para la Educación, la Ciencia y la Cultura (OEI), participa de esta celebración para reconocer los esfuerzos desarrollados en Iberoamérica en esta materia, una región que ha avanzado significativamente para erradicar el analfabetismo en su población de más de 625 millones de personas.
After a ten-year renovation, the Cultural Foundation in Abu Dhabi has reopened with a programme that places arts education at its core.