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.

Traditional pig roast Festival in Talca

Traditional pig roast Festival in Talca

1. Context

The city of Talca, which in Mapuche means "the sound of thunder", was founded in 1741. Historically, it was the last frontier between Spanish imperialists and the Mapuche population. The most recent 2013 census noted the city's population to be at 253,742.

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.

The living Capoeira programme: strenghtening cultural heritage policy

The living Capoeira programme: strenghtening cultural heritage policy

1. Context

Salvador has an estimated population of about three million people. Tourism and cultural activities are important sources of employment and revenue, which drives the need for the arts and the preservation of cultural heritage.

Nilüfer, the house of the exchange of populations

Nilüfer, the house of the exchange of populations

1. Context

The Municipality of Nilüfer was founded in 1987 as one of the three municipal administrations constituting the Metropolitan Municipality of Bursa.

Makati Poblacion heritage conservation project

Makati Poblacion heritage conservation project

1. Context

Makati is known as the Philippines’ most progressive city, being home to the country’s most affluent families, most foreign corporations operating in the country, and diplomats.