Departmental Cultures Council

Where
Bolivia (Estado Plurinacional de)
When
2012
Who
Ministery of Cultures / Department Autonomic Governments
Objetivos clave de la medida:

The Departmental Councils have the duty to make effective the active social participation in the framework of the construction of cultural policies, based on equality, legitimacy, representative, and autonomic management.  They must contribute to the process of de democratic cultural revolution with an integrating perspective.

Alcance de la medida:
Local, Regional, National
Característica principal de la medida:

The Departmental Councils have the duty to make effective the active social participation in the framework of the construction of cultural policies, based on equality, legitimacy, representative, and autonomic management.  They must contribute to the process of de democratic cultural revolution with an integrating perspective.
The Cultural Working Days are a Project inserted in the National Plan for Development “Bolivia Decent, Sovereign, Productive and Democratic for the Well Living” which strategic guidelines  2006-2011 were approved by Supreme Decree Nº29272 on September 12th 2007.
They are a mechanism for evaluating and participative planning that transcends every regional, social and political sceneries  in the Plurinational level aligned with the Democratic Cultural Revolution that our country is living.
The process for the political, social and cultural  transformation in Bolivia counts with the participation of all the social actors involved in the artistic and cultural production as well as the whole civil society in order to maintain a permanent dialog with society to evaluate and plan in democracy and participative ways the state agenda for the cultures management.
The Councils are conformed by two members on eacho of the following categories:

  1. Popular Arts. (artisans, textiles, ceramics, sculptures, etc.)
  2. Fine Arts (Drawing, Painting, Design, Photography, etching, etc.)
  3. Performing Arts (Theatre, Puppets, Story Telling, mimes, dance, etc.)
  4. Musical Arts (All genres)
  5. Audiovisuals (Cinema, Video, Television, production, Directors, Actors, Technicians, etc.)
  6. Cultural Tangible and Intangible heritage ( registry makers, restorations, archeologists, architects, sociologists, managers, amautas (spiritual people), cultural workers, etc)
  7. Cultural management (all areas)
  8. Tourism ( Guides, operators, communities, agencies, etc.)
  9. Book, libraries and Reading foment (Editorials, writers, transcriptions, etc.)
  10. Artistic Training and academic investigation (Professionals, artistic areas students)

Challenges identified in the implementation of this measure: To increase the trust and participation of all cultural actors in local and departmental activities, as well as identify all the needs they have in order to develop their cultural manifestations.

Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Cultural Domain(s)
Multi-domain
Cultural Value Chain
Participación