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Stories of good practices that can inspire and motivate organisations and individuals.

Europe

Italian Museums Open Again: The Big Plan To Restart The Cultural Sector

With the beginning of this week, and after months of closure, Italian museums, theaters and cinemas have reopened their doors in most of the country’s regions. And with a €6.7 billion ($8 billion) plan, Italy’s Minister of Culture Dario Franceschini is now intending to relaunch the entire sector. “Culture will give a great contribution to the country’s recovery,” he announced.

Europe

A World Without Cultural Centres?

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating effect on non-governmental cultural centres. Centres all over Europe were forced to stop their activities, cancel their events and close their community spaces, including their bars and restaurants. This video tackles the impact of the pandemic in cultural centres and the vital role that they play in society.

Europe

Coronavirus: Next phase of reopening on 19 April

The Federal Council is continuing its strategy of taking cautious, gradual steps towards reopening. At its meeting on 14 April, it decided on further reopening measures.

United Kingdom

Short films highlight the reality of homelessness in the Covid era

Isy and Leigh Anderson are a couple who work together in Manchester under the name ‘Photography by Anderson’. The award-winning duo recently produced two short films about homelessness charity Emmaus in Salford, a project born out of the peculiar circumstances we all found ourselves in Spring last year.

International

Cape Town artists stage protest over management of Covid-19 relief funding

Artists gathered in Cape Town to give protest performances over the management of funding meant to offer relief to the industry.

International

Actor Daily Quarantine Newsletter

In response to Covid-19 and the desire to help the actor community, on March 19th 2020, actress Jenna Doolittle started a newsletter and sent it to 36 friends. It has since grown! The newsletter has free and low cost recommendations for actors about open calls, classes, seminars, live events and much more.