Cultural policy of non-western countries

Angola (2005)

March 2005 -

After almost thirty years of war, the Angolan cultural infrastructure was completely destroyed. Since the arrival of peace in 2002 the arts sector has concentrated on recovery.



February 2005 -

For many decades in Namibia, discrimination based on race or culture was rampant. Despite this, when it became independent from apartheid South Africa in 1991, cultural policy was given an important role to play, as it was felt that art and culture lay at the heart of the creation, development and democratisation of a nation.

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