• The Book of the 3rd National Cultural Council of Turkey Published

    The book of the 3rd National Cultural Council of Turkey, which was held on March 3-5, 2017 in Istanbul by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, has been published. The book begins with the preface of Minister of Culture and Tourism Nabi Avcı, carries on with the opening speeches of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the Minister in the council, followed with 17 chapters that were discussed in different commissions.

  • 07 Oct, 2017

  • 2005 UNESCO Cultural Diversity Convention International Survey Implementation

    As decided at the Civil Society Forum held at the Conference of Parties to the 2005 UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions in Paris in June 2017, an international survey was initiated to monitor the Convention's awareness among the non-governmental organizations and the levels of their implementation of the Convention. The survey is conducted by the Cultural Diversity Coalitions, which advocates for the 2005 UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions in different countries around the world and as a result of the findings, a civil society report is planned to be released in the upcoming weeks.

  • 07 Oct, 2017

  • “Izmir Map of Culture and Arts Venues – 2017”: A Pioneering Step for the Izmir Pilot City Project

    Having determined as one of the primary objectives since its foundation, İzmir Culture Pla+form Initiative (IKPG) has been working on “İzmir Map of Culture and Arts Venues – 2017” for a while, a cultural mapping study for the identification and documentation of registered and unregistered cultural venues and spaces in İzmir. IKPG is a civil society initiative that aims to generate tools to increase communication among actors of arts and culture field in the city and to help their production to become more visible.

  • 07 Oct, 2017

  • OPEN CALL: European Creative Hubs Network, Peer-to-Peer Scheme Round 2

    The European Creative Hubs Network Peer-to-peer (P2P) scheme is a mobility exchange programme co-funded by the European Commission and led by the British Council, to support the development and networking of creative hubs leaders across Europe. It is set-up to help creative hubs staff (leaders, founders, managers, projects or platform leads, community managers, etc.) benefit from a work experience in a different creative hub, with the aim of sharing knowledge or setting up collaborative projects.

  • 21 Apr, 2017

  • Izmir Culture Pla+form Initiative Yearbook 2016 Published

    Yearbook 2016 provides a thorough inventory of Izmir Culture Pla+form’s works and events in 2016, an initiative of İzmir Mediterranean Academy Culture and Arts Unit, which aims to build a network of arts and culture for Izmir and works together with more than thirty experts in these fields in the committee of advisors.

  • 19 Apr, 2017