2nd Networking event of Culture at Work Africa

February 2020 – Culture at Work Africa, co-funded by the European Union with support from the Barcelona City Council, announces its 2nd Networking Event.

From 17 to 21 February Culture at Work Africa will hold its 2nd Networking Event in the city of Harare, Zimbabwe. The event will bring together the beneficiaries of the grants of the 1st and 2nd call for proposals: over 50 professionals involved in the 35 projects funded by Culture at Work Africa in 15 African countries will attend and work together.

The Hon. Ms. Kirsty Coventry, Minister of Youth, Sports and Arts and of H.E. Mr. Timo Olkkonen, Ambassador of the European Union to Zimbabwe will speak at the opening session. Throughout the week, training sessions, seminars and visits to cultural venues in the city of Harare will be organised. The programme will enable participants, authorities and other local operators to also share and exchange experiences. Different topics will be addressed such as project management, cultural disciplines (to foster skills’ development), intercultural mediation, promotion of intercultural dialogue and understanding between different groups through multidisciplinary and multi-stakeholder projects, cultural and public space development, among others.

Culture at Work Africa – Promoting the Public Value of Intercultural Dialogue for Social Cohesion and Urban Development in Africa is co-funded by the European Union and implemented by Interarts; Arterial Network; Centre for Fine Arts – BOZAR; Culture et Développement; Regional Centre for the Living Arts in Africa – CERAV/Afrique; Culture Fund of Zimbabwe Trust; International Music Council – IMC; Committee on Culture of United Cities and Local Governments – UCLG, together with their associated partners African Centre for Cities and the School of Architecture, Planning and Geomatics at the University of Cape Town, the Economic Community of West African States – ECOWAS, and the Centre for Linguistic and Historical Studies through Oral Tradition – CELHTO.

 

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