Youth and cultural citizenship in Yopougon

Youth and cultural citizenship in Yopougon

1. Context

With a population of 1,071,000, and located in the city of Abidjan, Yopougon is a lively cultural centre where youth, artists, cultural entrepreneurs, and non-profit organisations, all play an essential role.

National holiday “Yssyakh of Tuymaada” (summer festival)

National holiday “Yssyakh of Tuymaada” (summer festival)

1. Context

Yakutsk is an administrative and political, economic, cultural and scientific center, the capital of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia). Most populous city in the northeast of Russia, a major cultural and scientific center.

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.

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.

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.