Multilateral and bilateral contract documents create the legal regulatory framework for the implementation of bilateral and multilateral cooperation in the field of culture and audiovisual arts; they facilitate the exchange of artists and cultural products; create conditions for promoting cultural connections and for promoting the cultures of their respective countries.
The legislation for bilateral relations provides a strong impetus for cultural cooperation, while outlining a broad interaction framework. Through the ratification of international conventions in the field of culture, Bulgaria applies international norms in the field. For the 2016-2020 period, certain multilateral agreements have been ratified: in the field of intangible cultural heritage - UNESCO; and cinematographic co-productions - Council of Europe.
Enhanced cultural exchange with the respective countries and cooperation within the planned activities.
For the 2016-2020 period bilateral cultural cooperation programmes have been signed with Austria, Armenia, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Cambodia, Cyprus, Kosovo, Cuba, the Republic of Northern Macedonia, Mongolia, the USA, Hungary, Azerbaijan, China, etc.
The measure is funded within the budgets of the respective ministries (from both Sides) and departments.
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Ministries and departments operating in the areas set out in the signed bilateral or multilateral documents, CSOs