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Panama will enter the Ibero-American Dance platform

04 May 2021
Panama will enter the Ibero-American Dance platform

Joining this platform will be a great occasion for the construction of projects between countries, the exchange of knowledge, as well as providing an opportunity for the various dance organizations to meet and provide an environment for the relationship of the State with the sector.

It is the result of the agreements reached at the XX Ibero-American conference of ministers of culture held in Guatemala in 2018, through which the Ibero-American countries are invited to recognize the regional work of the Ibero-American platform for dance and dance. cooperation efforts in the field of dance with the iberescena Program, of which our country is a member state.

For Gloria Barrios, Executive Director of the National Ballet “The adhesion of the Ministry of Culture of Panama to the Ibero-American Dance Platform is one of the most solid steps that we have taken in our field in recent times, not only for the integration of our institutions but also for the formulation of public policies for the promotion of dance and also in this way through alliances to be able to get closer to fulfilling the wishes that all our countries have”.

This entry will be through the signing of an Ibero-American inter-institutional agreement of which ministerial institutional representatives are already part, consolidating an enclave of permanent dialogue with the purpose of favoring integration and the formulation of policies at the regional level for the promotion of dance, enriching from this way the cultural space of the area.

The platform allows, through collaborative work between the various countries that make it up, to improve public policies currently in force for the sector and implement new ones. In this way, a space for dialogue, mobility, and systematization of knowledge is constituted.

Considering the important role of intercultural dialogue in bilateral and multilateral relations, and the strengthening of the existing friendly relations between Ibero-American countries, this platform is a bridge that will promote development and participation in the cultural field, particularly dance as professional and identity practice.


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