Notre Culture D'Abord

Our Culture First, Notre Culture D'abord, ثقافتنا قبل is a civil society organization created in 2012: a youth-led inclusive network of committed creative artists and activists united by the mission to build empowered and resilient communities through culture and art.

Our vision

We build resilient and prosperous communities using the power of art and culture. We design innovative actions to respond to complex and global problems.

Our mission

We, Our Culture First, are committed and engaged to:

  • Provide a holistic approach to social, economic and democratic sustainable development through art and culture
  • Support creative artists and cultural professionals as change makers
  • Celebrate diversity, intercultural dialogue and exchange across borders

Our values

  • Diversity
  • Empowerment
  • Equal opportunities and Sustainability
  • “We believe that every human being has the right to live a decent life and to access culture and art.”

What we do

  • Promoting gender diversity in creative industries
  • Supporting creative industries and artists
  • Shaping culture and art policies
  • Designing innovative approaches to social change using art and culture
  • Empowering women and youth through culture and art
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