The program of the second Russia-Africa economic and humanitarian forum continues to be completed. It became known that as part of this large-scale summit, which will be held in St. Petersburg on July 27-28, a field session of the Creative Business Forum will take place. Its participants will discuss the role of the creative economy in shaping a sustainable and harmonious future, as well as the expansion of cultural ties and joint creative projects between Russia and Africa.
– The development of relations with African countries in the field of education, science, culture, dialogue between civilizations and the dialogue of civil societies is today more relevant than ever, given the turbulence of the world economy and the transformation of international economic partnerships, which contributes to the exchange of knowledge and experience, the establishment of effective partnerships in the field of creative industries, – noted the adviser to the President of the Russian Federation Anton Kobyakov.
Among the declared participants in the discussion “Creativization of the economy: the development of cultural projects and brands” are the Minister of Culture of Russia Olga Lyubimova, General Director of the Alexander Sedov Museum of Oriental Art, Rector of the Russian State University. A. Kosygin Valery Belgorodsky and others. Cultural figures from Egypt, Algeria, Senegal, Ethiopia and other African countries are also invited.
Remember that the creative industries traditionally include industries such as film and photography, advertising, design, crafts, media, software and game development, art.