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.

Network of community culture groups: youth from Tamaulipas

Network of community culture groups: youth from Tamaulipas

1. Context

Tamaulipas is one of the 32 states of Mexico. It borders with Nuevo León in the west, Veracruz and San Luis Potosí in the south, the Gulf of Mexico in the east, and the United States of America in the north.

Seferihisar, Seed Swap Festival

Seferihisar, Seed Swap Festival

1. Context

Seferihisar is a harbor town situated 45 km away from Izmir, on the Aegean coast in Turkey.

Rouyn-Noranda, Cultural capital

Rouyn-Noranda, Cultural capital

1. Context

Founded in 1926, Rouyn-Noranda is a city with 41,934 inhabitants, located 600 km to the northwest of Montreal, whose economy has historically been based on mineral and forestry resources.

Arhus, a library becomes an open knowledge centre

Arhus, a library becomes an open knowledge centre

1. Context

Roeselare is a medium-sized city of more than 61.000 inhabitants in Flanders, Belgium. The city was looking for a place for a new library as two independent libraries were merging.

Cinecarioca, Rio de Janeiro

Cinecarioca, Rio de Janeiro

1. Context

In Rio de Janeiro, vulnerable communities are part of the urban reality.