About us

Cultural Dialogue is a public organization whose mission is to promote the sustainable development of the cultural industry in Kazakhstan through the development and training of art managers.

The objectives of the Center for Cultural Dialogue

  • the development of a dialogue platform for professional art managers;
  • development and organization of training courses and workshops in the field of management and marketing in the cultural sphere;
  • conducting research in the field of management in the cultural industry;
  • organization of meetings, tours and exchanges with representatives of the cultural industry of foreign countries.

Why we created the Cultural Dialogue

At present, the cultural industries sector is an integral part of the market economy and being developed according to the laws of business.

Global reports on the cultural and creative industries from year to year show a steady growth in 10% of the world gross domestic product, indicating the direct impact of the cultural sector in the social, economic and universal society development. Around the world, culture is becoming an increasingly important source of employment and income. The turnover of the cultural and creative industries is $ 1.3 trillion, and growth ahead of production and services.

Cultural Dialogue considers the cultural industry as a part of the economy of Kazakhstan, which is on a par with other sectors should be developed according to the model of modern business and influence on the country’s welfare.

What activities Cultural Dialogue is aimed at

At present, we are planning to reach the greatest possible number of representatives of the art industry for the professional networking. This network should be a dialogue platform for organizing a number of unsolvable problems of tens of thousands of people working in the creative sector. Also facilitate the collection and compilation of information for research in the field of cultural industry development.

In addition, the activities of the Centre are aimed at implementing a unique educational project that aims to support art managers in the field of culture and creative industries to deepen their knowledge of management and marketing, promotion and sales. Training of art managers is planned by leading local and foreign experts in the field of management.