The cultural policy of Trois-Rivières

The cultural policy of Trois-Rivières

1. Context

Canada's second oldest French-speaking city, Trois-Rivières, was founded in 1634. With its 135,000 inhabitants, it is ranked 8th city of Quebec. Its prosperity has long relied on the manufacturing and paper industry, which fell into crisis in the 1990's.

International impact through the Hamuy Cocha Festival, Puno

International impact through the Hamuy Cocha Festival, Puno

1. Context

The City of Puno is located along the shores of Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world at 3860m above sea level. Puno is considered the folkloric capital of Peru, and is home to the most number of traditional dances in the country.

Cultural policy of Buenos Aires

Cultural policy of Buenos Aires

1. Context

Buenos Aires, with a surface area of 202 km2, is the capital of the Argentina. The population, with a cosmopolitan and immigrant composition, is estimated at 3,100,000 inhabitants.

Bogotá: Inhabiting community culture

Bogotá: Inhabiting community culture

1. Context

The international organisation United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) promotes the fundamental role of culture in sustainable development through Agenda 21 for culture (2004) and its implementation along with Culture 21 Actions (2015).

Cultural policies and Agenda 21 in Baie-Saint-Paul

Cultural policies and Agenda 21 in Baie-Saint-Paul

1. Context

Founded over 350 years ago, the 'Art and Heritage town' of Baie-Saint-Paul is nestled in a valley crossed by the Gouffre and Bras rivers and located on the northern shore of the Saint Lawrence River in the tourist region of Charlevoix.