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Uganda’s Watoto: One of the world’s most famous children’s choirs, starts and ends its journey in hope

It is a place that you won’t stop thinking about long after you’ve left.

In the heart of one of Watoto’s facilities in Suubi, outside the Ugandan capital Kampala, lies “Baby Watoto”. 421 more words

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M4D: Fostering Social and Sonic Harmony

“In an orchestra, everybody respects meritocracy. Everybody respects tempo and knows that they have to support all the other players, whether they are a soloist or not.” Depictive of an utopian society, it is with this vision that Venezuelan activist, educator and musician José Antonio Abreu founded El Sistema in 1975. 349 more words

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I Cultural Economics Congress Lublin, Poland


On the 6-7/09/2017 I have taken part at I Cultural Economics Congress in Lublin, Poland, exploring the role of culture on sustainable and inclusive economic development. 27 more words

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MAKING CULTURE CAPITAL: EVALUATING THREE DECADES OF THE EUROPEAN CAPITAL OF CULTURE

By Pedro Gomes and Alejandro Librero-Cano

We measure the regional impact of the European Capital of Culture programme using a difference-in-differences approach. GDP per capita in hosting regions is 4.5 % higher compared to non-hosting regions during the event, and the effect persists more than 5 years after it. 964 more words

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FOR MUSEUMS, WITH RAIN COME CROWDS?

By Harold E. Cuffe

Weather is regarded as an important determinant of leisure choices, yet little attention has been paid to the ways that weather affects museum attendance. 732 more words

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THE PRINCESS OF ASTURIAS FOUNDATION OR HOW A NON-PROFIT INSTITUTION CAN BE EFFICIENT

By Víctor Fernández-Blanco and Ana Rodríguez-Álvarez

Competition and the internal logic of markets induce cultural firms and institutions to be efficient when market oriented. But, what happens in the case of non-profit organizations? 945 more words

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CULTURALLY-BIASED VOTING IN THE EUROVISION SONG CONTEST: DO NATIONAL CONTESTS DIFFER?

By Julia Pannicke and Oliver Budzinski

Regarding the Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) there are numerous controversies about discriminating and tactical voting. People vote for their neighbor countries and for countries with cultural similarities instead of evaluating simply the musical performance.  1,052 more words

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