Cultural activities in support of international co-operation

Ministry of Cultural Affairs
Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

The Ministry of Cultural Affairs through Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy has organized various cultural events in the country in partnership with other countries and national institutes of those countries. William Shakespeare's 400th death anniversary and 450th birth anniversary were celebrated in association with the British Council with a variety of cultural events. In association with the Goethe-Institut, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy has arranged performance art for children and common gender. With the support of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Bangladesh, the'Charm of Korea' event was organized by Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. Similarly,with support from the US Embassy in Bangladesh, a hip-hip dance programme was organized. Through such initiatives, international artists performed in Bangladesh and contemporary creativity from other countries was made accessible to audiences in Bangladesh.
Moreover, in last four years, in association with the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Bangladesh, the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy organizes 'Spring Festival' by providing venue facilities along with associated logistics.

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
British CouncilBangladesh
Public Sector
Goethe-Institut Bangladesh
Public Sector
Korean Embassy in Bangladesh
Public Sector
American Embassy in Bangladesh.
Public Sector
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: