Development of contents and information services through the distribution of specialised newsletters and the publication of information on the CUBARTE digital newspaper.

Ministry of Culture, Centre of Informatics for Culture-CUBARTE
Objetivos clave de la medida:

1.       Generate articles in three languages (Spanish, English and French) and disseminate information on the different spheres of cultural activity: arts education, community culture, visual arts, literature, music and heritage.

2.       Publish the magazine Lettres de Cuba, which basically reflects the links of our culture with the French-speaking world and refers to the life and works of intellectuals and artists from North America, Latin America, Europe, the Caribbean, Asia and Africa, and the new generations of visual artists.

(See Additional Annex 3, Table 5.)

Alcance de la medida:
National, International
Naturaleza de la medida:
Característica principal de la medida:

The newsletter service ensures that all information on the cultural sphere reaches the most remote areas in the country and thousands of persons in the world.

The following publications are distributed mainly to CUBARTE users, as well as others: CUBARTE Cultural Newsletter, Por Cuba newsletter with information on national cultural activities, and Entorno newsletter, with information on international cultural activities.

In addition, several newsletters are sent in Spanish, English and French.

Information on current cultural news, written by outstanding national intellectuals, is made available in those three languages, and works from other news media linked to our editorial profile are also reproduced.

Resultados esperados a través de la implementación de la medida:

Maintain the most extensive dissemination possible of national and international cultural news.

Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida:

Resources allocated by the Cuban State to the budget of the Centre of Informatics for Culture

Principales conclusiones de la evaluación de la medida:

It has allowed the access of different sectors of the population to updated cultural information. Likewise, it provides spaces for the promotion and dissemination of the institutional work and the creative initiative of artists and writers and their main achievements and results. Presence on the network of different thematic axes and of the NGOs working for culture.

Indicadores utilizados para determinar el impacto:
Number of specialised newsletters created.Amount of information published.
Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Cultural Domain(s)