Policy, Research & Politics

In Turkey, Music Takes You Where a Travel Visa Can't

In Turkey, journalists at magazines critical of the government, like Cumhuriyet, are currently being thrown in prison.


The Evaluation Journey - A Toolkit for Cultural Operators

How to set out to evaluate a cultural project? How to avoid getting lost amongst the wealth of different tools and methods available? How to define value in the cultural sector?


Pour un Fair Trade culturel avec l’Afrique

Un public de plus en plus nombreux s’intéresse aux créations d’artistes africains. Mais leur précarité demande des mesures pour les soutenir. Une sorte de Fair Trade, un commerce équitable des talents de là-bas.

La Libre

[email protected] Africa - Promoting the public value of intercultural dialogue for social cohesion in urban Africa

The project takes up the challenge raised by the African Union and its vision for 2063 for “an integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa, driven by its own citizens and representing a dynamic force in the international arena.”

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Successful launch of the European Agenda for Music (EAM)

The European Agenda for Music was developed out of a continent-wide consultation launched by the European Music Council (EMC). Reaching out to the entire music sector, it identifies the sector’s collective needs and sets out priorities for the future.

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South Korean Kpop Group Red Velvet Performs for North Korean Dictator Kim Jong-Un

Kim Jong-un adjusted his schedule — just to hear Kpop group Red Velvet perform. He was ‘deeply moved’.

Digital Music News

Venezuela's famous youth orchestra faces tough times

Abreu, who died Saturday at age 78, was a consummate musician and astute politician who secured government funding for El Sistema and turned it into one of Venezuela's showpiece government-run programs.

Yahoo News

Royal Opera House ruling will have a 'profound impact' on orchestras

Musicians could be required to wear earplugs "at all times" following a landmark ruling on hearing loss.

The Independent

Parité en musique : les festivals doivent faire leur part

Les événements musicaux doivent cesser de simplement refléter les goûts du public et assumer leur responsabilité sociale en mettant davantage de l'avant les talents féminins.

Radio Canada

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