The International Federation of Arts Councils and Cultural Agencies (IFACCA) and the Arts Council Malta (ACM) are inviting arts professionals, academics, producers, administrators, creators and arts workers to submit proposals for presentation at the 7th World Summit on Arts and Culture to be held in Valletta on the 18th-21st October 2016.

The theme for the 2016 World Summit on  Arts and Culture is “At the crossroads? Cultural Leadership in the 21st Century”. Proposals need to be submitted by the 5th February. Faced with many challenges and opportunities at global, national and local levels, arts and culture can be considered to be at a crossroad. These challenges and opportunities include, but are not restricted to: threats to global security; new patterns of migration; changing contexts at the national level including austerity measures and continuous requests for reform; aspirations from artists and culture operators to extend their impact and outreach to other sectors, while also struggling to guarantee freedom of expression and ensure cultural diversity.

For more information, please visit the IFACCA official website.