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January 31, 2023

EVENT: April 20, 2023, CultureForHealth Report Presentation in Slovenia

On the 20th of April Asociacija will host a Slovenian Arts & Culture for Health Conference, with a segment of the program devoted to the Health of the Independent Arts & Culture.

By CultureForHealth

The CultureForHealth Report will be presented at the Arts & Culture for Health & Health for the Art & Culture Conference on April 20 in Ljubljana; Slovenia.

The main focus of the conference which will double as a celebration of the 20th anniversary of the formalisation of Asociacija, a national network advocating for independent arts and culture, will be the to underscore the effects culture and the arts have on health and well-being. The conference will build on the findings of the CultureForHealth report with recommendations for policy-making, which will be presented to Slovenian actors by Kornelia Kiss. The program will also feature presentations of inspiring national and international projects and initiatives that demonstrate in practice the positive effects that culture and the arts have on health and well-being.


Read the full programme of the conference here



Drustvo Asociacija - an Association of Arts and Culture NGOs and Freelancers - is a network that has been informally operating since 1992. Today, the network is professionally coordinated and joins 93 organizations and individuals.


The objectives of the network is to advocate for the improvement of the working conditions of freelance artists and NGOs in art and culture and the individuals working for them, and to develop a systemic position within this field.


The main goal for the network is to ensure equal working conditions as compared to those of public institutions as well as a general improvement of the position of art and culture in the state and society.


Asociacija is an interest group founded on the principles of democracy and solidarity.


The common interest is to improve the overall position of contemporary artistic and urban cultural practices. Internally, Asociacija functions as a forum for the exchange of opinions, which the Management Board encourages, coordinates and articulates.