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Art reinvents public space in Albania

The fusion of art and public space is at the heart of the project set up by Ekphrasis Studio, a non-profit organization...

Reviving Malagasy cinema through professional trainings

Encouraging young people to use cinema as a means of expression for the establishment of a film industry, a project...
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Palestine: Young women behind the camera in the spotlight at audio-visual training

The film industry’s gender gap is in the spotlight, with actors speaking up against under-representation and unequal...

Developing Colombia’s creative economy through professional trainings

In 2018, the City of Bogota recorded 28,046 companies in the creative and cultural industries, of which 29.2% were...

Creating employment opportunities in music across Africa

The African Music Development Program (AMDP) developed by the International Music Council (ICM) aims to strengthen the...
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San Community of Namibia shares their music with the world

Music may account for only 4% of Africa's cultural and creative industries, but it is one of the most dynamic...

Interview with Loeurt To - Arts and culture represents life and action

Loeurt To has witnessed the growth of performing arts industry in Cambodia first hand. Through his capacity building...

Interview with Maguette Dieye - Arts and culture is the driving force

Maguette Dieye is a cultural project manager at Diagn’art in Saint Louis, Senegal, where she works to bring positive...

Call for proposals: IFCD monitoring and evaluation framework redesign and IFCD- funded projects impact study

The 2005 Convention Secretariat is looking for a company with proven expertise in the field of project monitoring and...
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UNESCO calls for more structured cultural policies promoting gender equality at the 2019 FESPACO

The 26th edition of the Pan-African Film and Audiovisual Festival of Ouagadougou (FESPACO) was held in Ouagadougou from...