More than $7.2 million in grants has been made available for 32 projects aimed at rebuilding flood damaged arts, culture and recreation infrastructure assets in five Local Government Areas impacted by floods in February last year. The Arts and Culture Priority Needs Grants Program, jointly funded by the Commonwealth and NSW Governments under the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements, offers funding between $5,000 and $500,000 as part of the broader Community Local Infrastructure Recovery Package (CLIRP).
CVIA is a comprehensive database that maps the cultural landscape in Africa, highlighting the cultural infrastructure, institutions, events, organisations, policies and initiatives that support the creative economy. The project was developed by the Creative Economy Practice at CcHUB in Nigeria in partnership with Africa No Filter and the British Council. The Creative Economy Practice aims to stimulate innovation and technology adoption in the African creative economy to catalyse further growth in the sector and capture maximum value for African creatives and other sector players.
Dubai has created an entire architecture of support services, incentives and business and legislative enablers to ease the journey of creatives across various stages of the creative value chain.
The National Arts Council of Botswana (NACB) hosted the Art Exchange Dialogue in Gaborone, the capital of Botswana, Monday to introduce its mandate, reflect on and discuss the state and needs of artists, and share opportunities and partnerships that can transform the creative industry.
La cultura y el turismo definitivamente tienen una simbiosis natural que permite o conlleva al desarrollo económico, y eso es lo que precisamente queremos promover”: ministra Pleitez
Fostering heritage values to promote tourism and attract more local and international tourists is an important mission of Hanoi’s cultural policy-makers in the coming period.
Read about the role of cultural infrastructure and venues in artistic development, presentation and collaborations: from programme and legal frameworks, to funding structures and the responsibilities of venue managers.