Terrassa white paper on culture

Terrassa white paper on culture

1. Context

Terrassa is a medium-sized city in the province of Barcelona (Spain). As of January of 2017, it had a population of 217,000. It is an ancient Roman city, and was once the production centre for the region's textile industry.

Twinning for a culture of sustainability, Hannover

Twinning for a culture of sustainability, Hannover

1. Context

Hannover, the capital of Lower Saxony with about 520,000 inhabitants, is amongst the top 15 cities in Germany. It is a "green city" with the largest urban forest in Europe and numerous green spaces on the banks of the Leine river.

Dublin city council Art plan 2014/2016

Dublin city council Art plan 2014/2016

1. Context

Dublin’s position as Ireland’s capital city and the largest local authority in Ireland is complex. Dublin experienced the economic highs of the Celtic Tiger and the lows of the global downturn.

Curitiba's Citizen cultural participation programme

Curitiba's Citizen cultural participation programme

1. Context

Curitiba is the capital of Paraná and one of the largest cities in Brazil in terms of its population and economy. In its growth from town to metropolis, the city's fundamental characteristic has been its influx of European, Asian, and African immigrants.

Concepción: Cultural strategic plan

Concepción: Cultural strategic plan

1. Context

The city and community of Concepción, has an area of 221 km2 and is the capital of the province of the same name as well as the Region of the Biobío, Chile. It is located in the central region, 509 kilometres to the south of Santiago.

Bogotá: Ruptures, transitions, reinventions. Responsible graffiti practices

Bogotá: Ruptures, transitions, reinventions. Responsible graffiti practices

1. Context

Graffiti in Bogotá has been recognised as an urban cultural practice, primarily by youth groups. It is also considered a form of artistic expression or urban art. However, it also has a significant effect on the city's cultural heritage.

Barcelona Cultural council

Barcelona Cultural council

1. Context

Barcelona is home to the most important self-governing institutions in Catalonia: the Generalitat de Catalunya (government) and the Catalan Parliament.

The City of Angers' culture and solidarity charter

The City of Angers' culture and solidarity charter

1. Context

The city of Angers is home to around 150,000 inhabitants. 32% of its residences are social housing with an average income lower than the national average.

Cultural policy in Angers and Agenda 21 for Culture in the Anjou Region

Cultural policy in Angers and Agenda 21 for Culture in the Anjou Region

1. Context

Situated in the heart of Europe, Angers boasts a prestigious history. As the historic capital of the Anjou territory, Angers has been shaped over two millennia from the end of the Roman era up until the conglomeration of Europe in the twenty-first century.