The city of Kigali is growing as a business, convention, tourism and investment destination. Its national, regional and international capital status deserves a cultural offer on par with its economic achievements and ambitions. A proper central infrastructure for cultural expression and creativity, accessible to creative industry professionals and consumers, can reinforce Rwanda’s new unified cultural identity and allow Kigali to become a vibrant cultural capital.

This Forum intends to gather African and international multidisciplinary expertise to discuss the role of culture in the urban environment and present a preliminary mapping of buildings that could be convertible into cultural infrastructure in Kigali.

The experts will aim to link economy and culture for a more sustainable, creative and inclusive economic growth by articulating win-win combinations of multifunctional commercial, cultural, and real estate models of management.

This event will take place in the city of Kigali from Mar 14th to 16th 2019. For registration and temporary programme of the two pleneary sessions, please register here.

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