Asia Chapter

27 September 2020, International

The Asia Chapter of the International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies was formed in 2006 during a meeting of members from the region in Hong Kong, hosted by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council.

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The current members of the Asia Chapter are:

China Federation of Literary & Art Circles (CFLAC)
• Ministry of Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maldives
• National Commission for Culture & the Arts, Philippines
• National Arts Council of Singapore
• Arts Council Korea, South Korea
• Arts Council of Sri Lanka
• Ministry of Culture, Sports & Tourism, Viet Nam


Current affiliates of the Asia Chapter:

• Culture, Sports and Tourism Bureau (CSTB), Hong Kong, China
• Hong Kong Arts Development Council, China
• Arts Council Tokyo, Japan
• Cultural Economy Development Agency (CENDANA), Malaysia
Culture Academy, Singapore
• Korea Arts & Culture Education Service, South Korea
• Department of Culture and Tourism, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates




The Asia Chapter has held 18 meetings to date:

  • Stockholm, Sweden, May 2023
  • Mexico City, Mexico, September 2022
  • Virtual meeting, July 2022
  • Virtual meeting, April 2021
  • Virtual meeting, November 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, March 2019
  • Valletta, Malta, October 2016
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 2014 
  • Santiago, Chile, January 2014 
  • Hanoi, Viet Nam, November 2013 
  • Melbourne, Australia, October 2011
  • Johannesburg, South Africa, 2009 
  • Seoul, South Korea, July 2008
  • Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, July 2007
  • Newcastle Gateshead, England, June 2006
  • Hong Kong SAR, China, February 2006