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UNESCO Appreciates Indonesian Government For $10million Funding

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The Director-General of UNESCO, Ms. Irina Bokova, has expressed appreciation to the government of Indonesia for approving $10million extra-budgetary funding for UNESCO, noting that culture has become the driving...

The Sixth Session of the IGC on Intangible Cultural Heritage Opens

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The sixth session of the Intergovernmental Committee on the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) has opened at the Bali International Conference Centre, Bali, Indonesia, under the auspices...

Abuja Carnival Boat Regatta – Dr. Ayakoroma To Address Opening

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The Executive Secretary of the National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO), Dr. Barclays Foubiri Ayakoroma, has been nominated by the Hon. Minister for Tourism, Culture and National Orientation, Chief...

Theatre for Development Practitioners Advised To Work With Nollywood

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Practitioners of Theatre for Development (TfD) have been advised to curt the partnership of stake holders in the Nigerian film industry, Nollywood, to broaden their vistas and effectively communicate...

SONTA Confers Life Time Achievement Award On Dr. Ayakoroma

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The highly distinguished award of the Society of Nigerian Theatre Artists (SONTA), the Life Time Achievement Award, has been conferred on the Executive Secretary of National Institute for Cultural...

SONTA Calls On Govt To Make Impact On Film making

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The Society of Nigerian Theatre Artists (SONTA), the umbrella body of theatre scholars in Nigeria, has told Federal Government to provide the enabling environment and equipment for technical aspects...

Duke Calls For Investment In Culture Sector As NAFEST 2011 Ends In Calabar

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The 2011 edition of the National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST), hosted by Cross River State, came to a close amidst pomp and pageantry on Friday, October 28,...

36th Session Of UNESCO General Conference Opens In Paris

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The 36th Session of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO’s) General Conference, the highest ruling body of the organization has opened in Paris. The UNESCO’s General...

Nigerian Youths Charge Government On Job Creation At NAFEST 2011

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The 25th Edition of the National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST) 2011, with the theme, “Nigerian Traditional Music: A Vehicle for Economic Transformation and Unity,” which started on...

Culture Is An Instrument Of Peace And National Unity – Edem Duke

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The Honourable Minister of Tourism, Culture and National Orientation, Chief Edem Duke, has noted that culture is a strong instrument for peace, national unity and development. The Minister stated...