The Swedish Performing Arts Agency

Where
Sweden
When
2016
Who
The Swedish Performing Arts Agensy
Key objectives of the measure:

The Swedish Performing Arts Agency is an agency that falls within the remit of the Ministry of Culture. The Swedish Performing Arts Agency is tasked with encouraging varied musical output across Sweden, characterised by artistic renewal and high quality. The agency is also to promote the development of professional music-making.  it is also to document, preserve, promote, build up knowledge of and make accessible the cultural heritage of the theatre, dance and music. The agency carries out archive, library and museum operations. Its work is geared towards those active in the dramatic arts and to audiences. The agency offers support and service to culture in the form of grants for collaborative projects in the field of music and education and studios for artists in electronic music. In cultural heritage activities with collections, museums, libraries and archives, work is in progress on a daily basis to collect, protect, preserve and make accessible, but also scientifically process and actively document the contemporary period for generations to come. The agency must also integrate the perspectives of gender equality, diversity and children, and international and intercultural exchanges and collaboration in its activities.

Scope of the measure:
National, International
Nature of the measure:
regulatory
Main feature of the measure:

Encouraging varied musical output across Sweden, characterised by artistic renewal and high quality. The agency is also to promote the development of professional music-making and to document, preserve, promote, build up knowledge of and make accessible the cultural heritage of the theatre, dance and music.

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

To support the output of musik national and international.

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

SEK 111 million

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Music
Performing Arts
Cultural Value Chain
Creation
Participation