• African Caribbean Pacific Films

    ACP Films is a programme financed by the European Commission, implemented and managed by the ACP Group of States Secretariat. ACPFILMS has as main objective to contribute to the emergence and strengthening of the production capacities of the cinema and audiovisual industries in the ACP States. The programme also aims at improving the circulation of ACP cinema and audiovisual works. Moreover, ACP Films pays special attention to training and professional development of ACP filmmakers and professionals in this sector.

  • African Colours

    AfricanColours is the premier internet space for the promotion of contemporary African art to a global audience using modern technologies. We provide up to the minute information on Contemporary African Art: relevant art news such as exhibitions, feature articles, and new media from the African continent and the Diaspora.

  • Africinfo

    This is an African arts and culture information portal.

  • Africultures

    The Africultures website takes the paper edition of the journal a step further, providing additional information on and in-depth analysis of contemporary cultural expressions in Africa and the diaspora.

  • Afromix

    The Portal of African and Caribbean Cultures which explores news, music, arts and culture, society, travel, events.

  • AllAfrica Global Media

    It is a multi-media content service provider, systems technology developer and the largest electronic distributor of African news and information worldwide. It is registered in Mauritius, with offices in Johannesburg, Dakar, Lagos and Washington, D.C.

  • ARCADE: Awareness Raising on Culture and Development in Europe

    The ARCADE project aims to raise awareness about culture and development in Europe. By promoting the cultural and artistic identity of developing countries in Europe, ARCADE will also highlight that the respect of cultural diversity is a prerequisite for successful and sustainable development projects.

  • Arts Management Network

    This network is a valuable resource for academics, students, researchers, regional and national authorities, business people, and journalists.

  • Connect CP Database

    ConnectCP is a database of cultural policy experts based around the globe. It facilitates and stimulates the interaction of people with knowledge in the cultural policy sector, mobilise human resources, and facilitate the flow of cultural policy information. Currently is has around 870 published profiles of which close to 100 are from Africa.

  • Culturelink Network

    This Network of Networks for Research and Cooperation in Cultural Development was established by UNESCO and the Council of Europe in 1989 in Paris at the UNESCO Consultation of Representatives of Regional and Sub-regional Networks for Cultural Development Research and Cooperation.

  • European Network of Cultural Administration and Training Centres (ENCATC)

    ENCATC is the only European network gathering together higher educational institutions and training organisations dealing with cultural management education and training.


    IFACCA is the global network of national arts funding agencies. While IFACCA was inaugurated in December 2000 and the secretariat started in March 2001. The website provides news and access to bulletin services.

  • Interarts Foundation

    Interarts is a private organisation which operates on two major areas: providing research, information and training in the fields of cultural policy and on the role of culture in local and international development; and fostering international cultural cooperation, with a focus on Europe and other regions including Latin America.

  • International Federation of Actors

    This is a membership-driven organisation of trade unions, guilds and associations that work hard every day to ensure that performers can work safely, earn a decent living from their profession and the commercial exploitation of their talent, train to adjust to a rapidly changing environment, enjoy adequate social protection and equal opportunities and be granted intellectual property rights on their performances.

  • International Festivals Forum

    The International Festivals Forum (IFF) is a working group of festival programmers, fundraisers/producers, facilitators, and artists involved in festival work.

  • International Theatre Institute Network (ITI)

    The ITI is an international NGO which was founded in Prague in 1948 by UNESCO and the international theatre community. As a worldwide network, the ITI aims to promote international exchange of knowledge and practice in theatre art (drama, dance, music, any of the performing arts) in order to consolidate peace and solidarity between people, to deepen mutual understanding and increase creative cooperation between all people in the performing arts.

  • LabforCulture is an online platform for European arts and culture, with edited information in six languages and a growing social networking space covering content that crosses physical, cultural and imaginative borders. It is a partnership initiative of the European Cultural Foundation in Amsterdam.

  • The International Society for the Performing Arts (ISPA)

    The International Society for the Performing Arts (ISPA) develops, nurtures, energizes and educates an international network of arts leaders and professionals who are dedicated to advancing the field of the performing arts.

  • UNESCO Institute for Statistics

    It documents global and internationally comparable statistics on education, science, culture and communication.

  • Womex the World Music Expo / Thessaloniki, Greece / 17 – 21 Oct 2012

    WOMEX is “The most important international professional market of world music of every kind. This international fair brings together professionals from the worlds of folk, roots, ethnic and traditional music and also includes concerts, conferences and documentary films. It contributes to networking as an effective means of promoting music and culture of all kinds across frontiers.”