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BC Place lights up for World Day for Cultural Diversity

May 21st, 2020

BC Place will light up with the colours of the rainbow for World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development on Thursday, May 21st.

Acknowledged annually on May 21st, the day provides us with an opportunity to deepen our understanding of the values of cultural diversity and to advance the four goals of the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions:

  • Support sustainable systems of governance for culture
  • Achieve a balanced flow of cultural goods and services and increase mobility of artists and cultural professionals
  • Integrate culture in sustainable development frameworks
  • Promote human rights and fundamental freedoms

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