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Edinburgh International Culture Summit 2022 - Opening Session

Friday 26 August 2022 2:00 PM


The sixth Edinburgh International Culture Summit takes place at the Scottish Parliament between Friday 26 – Sunday 28 August. Titled, Culture and a Sustainable Future, Summit 2022 will reflect on the urgent need for consideration of and investment in our future. The Culture Summit believes that global problems require global solutions, and that effective responses to the most pressing challenges facing us today must be dynamic, multifaceted, and collaborative. Culture can play a vital role in helping people all over the world discover commonality, to conceptualise the critical issues we must face, and to help imagine and create a sustainable future. Special Messages: Culture and Education Nicola Benedetti CBE Violinist, Director Designate, Edinburgh International Festival Yoshiki Takeuchi Deputy Secretary-General, OECD Special Messages: Culture and Sustainability Dr Yalinu Poya Gow Scientist in Green Sustainable Chemistry Sala Lemi Ponifasio Choreographer, Founder and Director, MAU (Dance Theatre) Dame Meg Taylor DBE Secretary-General, Pacific Island Forum 2014–2022

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