President Muhammadu Buhari has said that culture and tourism could play a critical role in integrating communities, promoting peace and harmonious co-existence among the diverse cultures in Nigeria. Speaking at the ongoing national summit on culture and tourism in Abuja, the President noted that tourism brings individuals and human communities into contact through cultures and civilisation, adding that tourism has the capacity to assist the (...)
WHERE? Laurentian University, Sudbury (Ontario)
WHEN? 5 May 2016, 9am to 5.30pm
Registration: $ 20/regular - $ 10/student
The preliminary results of a field study launched in the fall of 2013 on the cultural dynamism of Francophone communities outside Quebec will be presented.
Le Conseil de la radiodiffusion et des télécommunications canadiennes (CRTC), de concert avec l’Office national du film du Canada (ONF), annonce que le Sommet de la découvrabilité se tiendra les 10 et 11 mai 2016 à Toronto. Événements En Route Le CRTC et l’ONF ont tenu des (...)
As part of its Review to adapt copyright to the digital era, which puts into action measure 18 of the Quebec Digital Culture Plan, the Quebec Ministry of Culture and Communications organizes an event Copyright in the digital era: issues and perspectives on May 12-13 at (...)
Canadian Commission for UNESCO seeks a Secretary-General. The appliance deadline is April 29th.
Par ODILE TREMBLAY MK2, le groupe français d’exploitants de salles qui a longtemps flirté avec l’idée de planter sa bannière sur le complexe de cinéma Excentris, boulevard Saint-Laurent, ne s’en portera finalement pas acquéreur, mais lorgne des terrains à Montréal au centre-ville et au-delà pour y construire un complexe tout neuf. Excentris de son côté tombe sous la loi de la protection de la faillite le 5 mai prochain et son créancier prioritaire, la (...)
Much consumption of cultural production is completed by internet and many of these practices are not tracked. This is one reason why UIS and the Observatoire are hosting an International Symposium on the Measurement of Digital Cultural products from 9 to 11 May 2016. The purpose of the symposium is to better understand the status of measurement in the field as well as to explore avenues for future measurement.
“The diversity of cultural expressions not only shows the identity of a nation, but also allows creative people to contribute towards their country by expressing themselves and sometimes they become instrumental in promoting change in societies,” Irawan Karseno, from the (...)
Depuis sa mise en place en 2012, le chapitre Arterial Network Gabon s’est constitué comme le premier réseau culturel présent sur le territoire gabonais. Ses activités ont toujours été orientées vers la création d’un cadre de discussion et d’action sur des questions culturelles. (...)
Analyses of the Provincial and Territorial 2015-16 Budgets from the Perspective of Arts, Culture and Heritage
The fourth annual analyses of provincial and territorial budgets from the perspective of the cultural sector is now available.
Entitled In Search of the Creative Economy: Analyses of the Provincial and Territorial 2015-2016 Budgets from the Perspective of Arts, Culture and Heritage, the document was co-authored by M. SHARON JEANNOTTE, senior fellow at the Centre on Governance at the University of Ottawa, and ALAIN PINEAU, former executive director of the Canadian Conference of the Arts.
By ALEXANDRE MALTAIS During the negotiation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP), Canada supported the idea of including a “cultural exception” in the text in order to preserve federal and provincial cultural policies and give effect to Canada’s obligations (...)
The trade of cultural goods doubled during the period 2004-2013 despite a global recession and a massive shift among consumers of movies and music towards web-based services. A new report from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS), The Globalisation of Cultural (...)
142 States as well as the European Union have so far ratified the
Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions