The Wuhan « cultural metroplis programme »

The Wuhan « cultural metroplis programme »

1. Context

Wuhan is a central city in Central China, the capital of Hubei Province and a nationally recognized city of culture due to its 3,500 years of history and civilization.

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.

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.

Talca: The challenge of building stronger ties to Agenda 21 for Culture

Talca: The challenge of building stronger ties to Agenda 21 for Culture

1. Context

Talca is the capital of Maule, Chile and the main service centre for the region. The city has existed there for 300 years. Talca has suffered a significant loss of material heritage due to a regular cycle of earthquakes which culminated in 2010.