News on Cultural Diplomacy

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From Wales to the world

A new report is calling for Welsh arts and culture to be better promoted to international markets through showcasing activities.

ifa / Arts Council of Wales | 13.09.2018
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For a stronger creative economy

A new UK programme supports the development of enterprise skills and the creative economy across seven countries.

British Council | 10.09.2018
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Literacy as a way to improve lives

UNESCO in Paris starts celebrations for International Literacy Day, held every year on September 8.

UNESCO | 07.09.2018
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European Heritage Days

Until the end of October, over 70,000 events help raise awareness of Europe's common heritage and the need for its protection.

Council of Europe | 04.09.2018
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Artists look to the future

Polish and Lithuanian artists come together at an exhibition as their countries celebrate the centenary of regaining independence. | 31.08.2018
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WORD Christchurch Festival

Over 120 international and local writers and speakers are scheduled to appear in nearly 100 events during the five-day festival.

Creative NZ | 29.08.2018
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Protecting cultural heritage overseas

Nine new projects are receiving funding from the UK’s £30 million Cultural Protection Fund. 

British Council | 27.08.2018
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Bridging divisions

"Culture – Connecting Peoples and Places" is the theme of the 4th Edinburgh International Culture Summit, from 22 to 24 August.

Edinburgh International Culture Summit | 22.08.2018
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More money for Irish arts

Ireland’s culture minister has announced funds that will enable Irish artists to present projects in 38 countries.

Culture Ireland | 21.08.2018
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The way forward for Southern Africa’s creative industry

The Arts Summit of Southern Africa (ASSA) takes place in Windhoek, Namibia, from 21 to 23 August.

National Arts Council of Namibia | 20.08.2018