Cultural promotion

Costa Rica
Department of Cultural Promotion, Directorate of Culture.
Objectifs clefs de la mesure:
Cultural promotion stimulates the work of people in the field of culture through scholarships, declarations, awards, technological platforms and socio-educational processes that lead to the recognition and promotion of diverse cultural expressions in Costa Rica.  This Department is responsible for the Scholarships-Workshop, which foster and preserve plurality and cultural diversity and facilitate the participation of all social sectors in processes related to cultural, artistic and recreational development without difference as to gender, ethnicity or geographic location by opening spaces and opportunities that propitiate the revitalization of traditions and cultural expressions, as well as the artistic creation and appreciation in its different manifestations.  The Department is also responsible for the National Cultural Awards (12 overall), which are an annual incentive to excellence, development and contribution to the cultural development of Costa Rica.
"Puntos de Cultura" is a new program destined to encourage cultural organizations to play a stronger role in the promotion of cultural diversity.
Périmètre de la mesure:
Nature de la mesure:
financial, institutional
Principale caractéristique de la mesure:

The recognition and promotion of diverse cultural expressions in Costa Rica.

Résultats attendus de la mise en œuvre de la mesure:

Recognition and promotion of diverse cultural expressions in the country.

Ressources financières allouées à la mise en œuvre de la mesure:

No financial resources have been allocated to implement this measure.

Principales conclusions de la mise en oeuvre de la mesure:

-The number of scholarship holders increases annually (compared with the previous year)
-Puntos de Cultura fund is established.

Indicateurs utilisés pour déterminer l’impact:
Number of beneficiaries from the Scholarships-Workshop.
Objectif(s) de la Convention 2005 de l'UNESCO
Domaines culturels