The 5th Conference on Cultural Management took place on June 25th at the University of Piura (Campus Lima).

The theme to debate was "Participation of the civil society in cultural life". Representation of different institutions like Validarte Cultural Association, Cultural Center for Peruvian Books, the Teatro Ensamble collective and the Museum of Peruvian Gastronomy debated of their experiences.

We congratulate the opening of a new space of conversation and information about cultural management and promotion, and we want to thank the organizing committee for their invitation.

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"RelACCIONando" El Barrio

On December 11th of 2013 took place, in elgalpon.espacio in Pueblo Libre, la "EXP 01" Long Table of Work, Relations and Food, a reunion of cultural managers in which Validarte Cultural Association participated by presenting a project of local work, the Festival Lima No Es Muda:

Why do we understand by communities from its diversity and complexity? In what form do we get closer or not to our nearby communities? What communities do we think get close to our places or collectives? What do we understand by neighborhood? These are some of the questions that have been used as a detonator to generate a neighboring experience from two spaces-projects situated in two traditional and faraway neighborhoods: Pueblo Libre and Barranco.

elgalpon.espacio and the Taller Santa Rosa proposed this relational experiences inviting to thinking-action about work and the link between artistic communities and neighboring communities.


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This conference was organized by the Ministry of Culture and the Cusco Decentralized Direction of Culture and realized from December 28th to December 1st. Its purpose was to open a space for democratic dialogue and discussion about the proposition of a Law for the Promotion of "Puntos de Cultura", a project looking to favoriser the exchange between national and international different cultural managers.

Validarte Cultural Association was present to that important event and took part with the audiovisual projections of the documentary "Mírame Estoy Aquí" (Look at me, I'm here).


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"Nuevos Horizontes" 2013 – Dance and Talents Competition

The 1st Folkloric Dances and Pre-Selection of Talents "Nuevos Horizontes 2013" (New Horizons) was organized by the CAPEDI Nuevos Horizontes Association and Validarte Cultural Association, which openly convened several artists with disabilities' delegations from Lima in order to highlight the links of fraternity and mutual help between all the organizations who work in favor of a true familiar and social integration of people with special abilities, and which main objective is to try and make the people's lives better.

The mission of the organizers is to promote and develop educational, recreational, cultural and sportive activities; and that is why we would like to thank all of you who participated and supported this event, which was looking to underline the artistic talent of the young people with disabilities that participated to that event.


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