The International Music Council (IMC) welcomes you both to its "4th IMC World Forum on Music" and to its 34th General Assembly on "Music and Social Change".
The "World Forum on Music" (WFM) is meant to be a global knowledge-building platform on music and society in the 21st century, exploring a variety of topics from diverse perspectives such as cultural, political and economical. Thereby, the forum is separated into such topics as Music as a tool for social change, Current challenges and opportunities for music education, Music distribution and export, Music and development as well as Youth as informal spaces.
Aiming at scholars, government officials, private sector executives, civil society professionals, artists and students to engage in serious debates on current key issues, the work sessions during the forum will be presented in panel sessions with invited speakers, workshops, round table discussions and project presentations.
Founded in 1848 by the UNESCO, the IMC is the world's largest network of organizations, institutions and individuals working in the field of music. Moreover, it promotes musical diversity, access to culture for all and unites organizations in some 150 countries worldwide in building peace and understanding among people of all culture and heritage.
"Culture includes not only culture and arts, but also the way of life and system of values. In this sense culture becomes the major power for intellectual renewal and human perfection." (European Council Report on European Cultural Policy)
ARS BALTICA presents an exhibition of comics created during the ARS BALTICA accredited Baltic Comic workshop. The exhibition which will take place within the event "Langer Tag der Kultur" can be seen in Rendsburg on 1 June 2013.