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Brazil Enacts Agreement with Kuwait

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The acting president of Brazil, minister Ricardo Lewandowski, has enacted a cultural cooperation agreement with Kuwait in Brasília. The action takes place one day after Lewandowski, the president of Brazil’s Supreme Federal Court (STF) met with the Kuwaiti ambassador in Brazil, Ayadah Alsaidi. According to the STF, the agreement enacted Wednesday was signed in 2010 with Kuwait and lays the legal groundwork for cooperation and cultural exchange in fields like literature, cinema, performing arts, visual arts, music, libraries and museums.

CPD Interview with Director of LACMA

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Michael Govan describes how LACMA’s Fútbol exhibition reflects the universality of sport and the diversity of Los Angeles.

Germany ‘More Cultured’ than UK, Says Composer Karl Jenkins

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Criticising cuts to arts budgets in Britain, Karl Jenkins said increased public funding was needed to invest in the “cultural future” of a country. Describing Government cuts to the creative sector as “tragic”, the 69-year-old Welsh composer, whose works include Adiemus and The Armed Man, said: "In Germany it's just the opposite - increasing funding.”