The museum of Congonhas – the first site museum of Brazil

The museum of Congonhas – the first site museum of Brazil

1. Context

Congonhas is located 78 km from Belo Horizonte, the capital of the state of Minas Gerais. The first inhabitants arrived in the region in the early years of the 18th century. Here were some of the first gold mines explored in Brazil.

Emilio Balcarce Tango orchestra school

Emilio Balcarce Tango orchestra school

1. Context

This programme mainly takes place in Buenos Aires, although the interest awakened has led us to organise activities and presentations in different locations in Argentina and other countries such as France, Italy and Uruguay.

Australia: the National Local Government Cultural Forum

Australia: the National Local Government Cultural Forum

1. A unique blend of established traditions and new influences

The Commonwealth of Australia is the world’s sixth-largest country by total area, with around 7,700,000 km2. The population in 2013 was estimated in 23,316,122 inhabitants.

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.

World Music Center of Aarhus, a cross-cultural project

World Music Center of Aarhus, a cross-cultural project

1. Context

The city of Aarhus lies at the centre of Denmark on the peninsula of Jutland. The harbour, which is predominantly industrial, is an important factor of its landscape.