Artist initiatives worldwide: exchanging ideas

April 2004 -

Shifting Map is a publication by and about RAIN, a network of artists' platforms in Africa, Asia and Latin American.

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South Africa's Freedom Day: an international festivity

April 2004 -

Exactly one decade ago, South Africa elected Nelson Mandela as its first black president, liberating itself from apartheid for all time. In these months, cultural events throughout the world are highlighting South Africa's ten years of democracy.

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Make Dutch culture mandatory for newcomers

April 2004 -

Sixty percent of the population of the Netherlands believe that the country's culture should be mandatory for newcomers. That is the striking outcome of a survey performed by research institute TNS NIPO.

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Aga Khan Trust for Central Asia's musical heritage

April 2004 -

The fourth edition of Strictly Mundial will be in Istanbul, Turkey on 21 April. The four-day world music fair is an initiative of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, partner of various Dutch organisations.

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Eternal Egypt

april 2004 -

Website about the Egyptian civilisation, which is more than five thousand years old.

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Cultural Diversity during Forum Barcelona 2004

March 2004 -

For 141 days, Barcelona will form the backdrop for a giant event in which cultural diversity, sustainable development and prerequisites for peace will have central focus. The Forum Barcelona 2004, which commences on 9 May and continues through 26 September, offers entertainment with a serious message.

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Culture topic of Stockholm conference

Mach 2004 -

During a two-day conference organised late in February in the Swedish capitol Stockholm, policy makers from various European countries exchange their experiences with supporting culture in developing countries. The objective was to better attune the various activities.

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Zimbabwean journalist lives in the Netherlands for a year

March 2004 -

Zimbabwean journalist Wilf Mbanga was given the opportunity to write and work without political restrictions for a year. He grabbed the chance. At the invitation of the Tilburg Vrijstad foundation, Mbanga arrived in the Netherlands in November 2003.

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Working together to retain cultural heritage

March 2004 -

Collectively working to sustainably retain cultural heritage has high priority in international cultural policy. The Netherlands and South Africa recently agreed upon a collective policy framework. The treaty will be signed soon. The formal cooperation between Sri Lanka and the Netherlands celebrates its first birthday in April

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Trama offers an alternative to the established art scene

March 2004 -

Trama is an organisation that brings together Argentinean artists. The network was established in 2000.

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