As a global community we have been dealing with the fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic for more than a year now, and as things start to slowly open up and our lives look like they might one day return to some semblance of normality, individuals, organisations and government and public sector bodies are once again […]
Edinburgh International Culture Summit 2020: Special Edition
The Transformational Power of Culture
Edinburgh International Culture Summit Special Edition
Welcome to the Special Edition of the Edinburgh International Culture Summit: The Transformational Power of Culture.
When the global impact of decades of economic and social behaviour is being so abruptly overturned, this Special Edition considers how imaginative perspectives, creative endeavours and cultural experiences can help sustain us and take us beyond our current predicament.
Begin with the Welcome and Introduction to the Summit which brings together in a succinct format, an overview of the different components of this Special Edition.
Delve into the Summit Special Edition 2020 page where Summit Themes on Culture and Education; Culture and Social Cohesion and Culture in Vibrant Communities examine more deeply these areas of focus interlaced with digital performances.
Explore our Contributors, where you can hear from each speaker in greater depth.
And immerse yourself in the full range of digital Performances assembled and recorded for this Special Edition.
WELCOME & INTRODUCTION
SPECIAL EDITION OF THE EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL CULTURE SUMMIT IN 2020
Full film (26:00)
Opens with insights from Contributors to the Summit
Special Messages from Ministers of Culture (07:32)
People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria
Commonwealth of Australia
Her Majesty Gyalyum Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck
Queen Mother of Bhutan
Consuelo Valdés Chadwick
Republic of Chile
Anna Laura Orrico
Republic of Italy
Republic of Kazakhstan
Republic of Korea
Giovana Elizabeth Jaspersen García
State Government of Jalisco, Mexico
Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Republic of Singapore
United States of America
Performance by Edinburgh Festival Chorus (17:40)
Edinburgh International Festival
Edinburgh International Festival Chorus
Edinburgh Festival Chorus, Edinburgh, UK
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The Edinburgh International Culture Summit brings together Culture Ministers, artists, thinkers and arts leaders from around the world to share ideas, expertise and best practice, with a view to inspiring positive change in cultural policy and investment. Programming and production of the Summit is managed by the Edinburgh International Culture Summit Foundation which now seeks […]