Arabian-Jewish journalistic project narrows gap between the different communities

November 2004 -

A team of Arabian and Jewish journalists have produced a bilingual newspaper supplement whose main topic is 'co-existence'. At the end of October, this project won a British Diversity Award.

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A black and white get-together in People’s Front Rooms

November 2004 -

At the end of September 2004, Will Janssen, programme manager of Culture International at the DOEN Foundation, visited the Front Room Festival in Darling, South Africa.

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Documentary about Aids orphans leaves important questions unanswered

November 2004 -

Orphans of Nkandla is being shown as part of one of the themed sub-programmes in the IDFA documentary film festival that is being held from 18 to 28 November in Amsterdam.

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Lemar-Aftaab afghanmagazine.com

november 2004 -

English-language magazine about Afghan culture.

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Partnerships between art and the business world in South Africa

October 2004 -

In the post-apartheid world of South Africa, little money has been available for the arts. Business and Arts South Africa is now trying to bring together the business world and the art world.

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'Immigrants are here to stay'

October 2004 -

In recent years, the debate about immigrants has become increasingly negative in tone, with a focus on crime, unemployment and ethnic conflict. However, there are positive aspects to migration and asylum too, as discussed by three academics and 'hands-on' experts who gave a lecture on this subject recently. Their conclusion: 'Immigrants are here to stay.'

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The first year of collaboration between the ECF and Hivos

October 2004 -

Vanessa Reed, Grants Manager at the European Cultural Foundation (ECF), reviews the first year of collaboration between Hivos and ECF in Sharing Interests, Pooling Funds, Making things happen...

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Out of Europe

October 2004 -

Nelly Bekus (Belarus) on the new European borders.

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Brazilian law designed to promote its national film and TV industry

October 2004 -

In Brazil, the talk is of a new legislative proposal designed to promote the national audio-visual industry.

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Another view of contemporary African art

October 2004 -

Not the context but the work of art itself forms the basis for the Africa Remix exhibition of contemporary African art.

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