Transformation of buildings in cultural centres with programming dedicated to different artistic genres

Where
Cuba
When
2016
Who
Ministry of Culture, National Council for the Performing Arts, Cuban Institute of Music, Cuban Fund of Cultural Assets, Ibero-American Centre of the Décima and Improvised Verse, Onelio Jorge Cardoso Centre and Agency for Artistic and Literary Promotions.
Key objectives of the measure:

Extend the network of public service facilities for the enjoyment of music, the performing arts, visual arts and literature. 

de la música, el teatro, las artes plásticas y la literatura.

Scope of the measure:
National, International
Nature of the measure:
legislative, institutional
Main feature of the measure:

Ten institutions originally conceived for other purposes, were adapted and transformed. The corresponding legislative measures taken in each case so that these sites could become cultural facilities at the service of the public, completely renovated and provided with the technology and conditions required.  

The total capacity of all these facilities, which opened their doors between 2012 and 2013, is 20,000 persons per activity, including in this figure the services that some of them provide in other places in the country.

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

An important increase in the cultural offer provided in the capital of the country among prioritised sectors of its cultural life is expected, and has already been achieved. A significant participation in cultural life has also been achieved. 

 

 

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

Information not available (N/A)

Main conclusions of the evaluation of the measure:

Ten institutions were transformed and adapted so that they could become cultural facilities at the service of the public, completely refurbished and equipped with the technology and conditions required, with a total capacity of 20,000 persons per activity as of 2012 and 2013, including in this figure the services that some of them provide elsewhere in the country.

Indicators used to determine impact:
The evaluation was made at the national level taking into account local and regional characteristics.
Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Music
Performing Arts
Publishing
Visual Arts
Cultural Value Chain
Distribution
Participation