A programme by Performing Arts Fund NL to promote Dutch music, theatre and dance abroad.
3 Oct. '19

Tickets now available: Kids Culture Conference 2019

Photo: Cinekid
Dutch youth culture is internationally renowned and Dutch artists are popular with young audiences worldwide. The strategies they employ may vary depending on the artist and discipline.
At the Kids Culture Conference we will explore the similarities and differences between an inclusive and international way of working, and discuss what characterises an intercultural way of working. These topics will be discussed with leading experts in a keynote speech, panel discussions and breakout sessions.

The Kids Culture Conference is initiated by DutchCulture, Dutch Performing Arts, Cinekid, Netherlands Film Fund, Museum Association, Dutch Association for Performing Arts, and Dutch Foundation for Literature. With the conference, we hope to engage in valuable conversations and connect with experts and professionals in the field of arts and culture for kids in order to stimulate collaboration and exchange to contribute to a stronger Dutch cultural network.

Practical information
Date: Friday 18 October 2019
Time: 14:00-17:30
Location: Westergastheater, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Language: English (plenary session) and Dutch (breakout sessions)
Tickets: 5 euros (drinks included)

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Segun Adefila (NG), director, choreographer and co-founder of the Crown Troupe of Africa
Elsje Kibler-Vermaas (US), vice president of Learning of the Los Angeles Philharmonic
Tessa Leuwsha (SR), policy officer Culture, Heritage, Sport and Twinning at the Dutch Embassy Paramaribo
Mylo Freeman (NL), writer of children's books, including 'Potje!' and the 'Princess Arabella' series

Breakout sessions
Innovative international projects in the children's book sector (Dutch Foundation for Literature).
Intercultural and international cooperation in the theatre sector for young audiences with Maas Theater & Dans (Dutch Association for Performing Arts, NAPK)
Reaching a wide audience in children’s museums (Museum Association)
Case study: VPRO children’s series 'Zara en de magische kicksen', produced with asylum seekers' centres in the Netherlands, with creators Mirjam Marks and Robert Alberdingk Thijm (Netherlands Film Fund & Creative Europe Desk NL)
Case study on inclusiveness in film production: TV series 'Remy & Juliyat' from NL Film & AVROTROS (Cinekid)

Before the start of the conference, you can do a tour at the MediaLab of Cinekid Festival. Applications for the tour can be sent to j.groen@dutchculture.nl until 7 October 2019.