Newsletter 6
November 2010

Thank you

Many thanks to everyone. The third edition of the Forum d’Avignon just came to an end... Thank you for your reflections, your proposals, your support, your smiles, your goodwill to sharing and your kindness. Thank you for having taken the time to discuss and deepen the themes of the Forum d’Avignon. The debates continue and we receive every day plenty of requests encouraging us to do so. In order to talk out – or to discover – the 2010 edition, we invite you to take a look at the videos and photos realized by our partners and the team of the Forum – Culture, economy, media.

Discover the highlights of the 2010 edition on the website of the Forum d’Avignon : photos, videos, speeches, studies…

•    The photos and videos of the 2010 edition are available online. Among the videos :

>  Signature of the French-Israeli agreement aiming at reinforcing the cultural cooperation (Limor Livnat, Frédéric Mitterrand )
> Playing For Change
> Words collected during the Forum d’Avignon

•    Discover the studies realized by the international consulting firms – partners of the Forum d’Avignon – presented on the occasion of the 2010 edition :

> Publishing in the digital era – Study by Bain & Company
> Culture and economic perfomance : What strategies for sustainable employment and urban development planning? Study by Ineum Consulting
> Monetizing digital media and culture : creating value that consumers will buy - Study by Ernst & Young
> The impact of digital technology on the world of culture and the media – Study by Atelier BNP-Paribas
> Update 2010 - The way to cultural diversity in tax policies – the Ernst and Young international survey on tax policies in the cultural sector

•    Official speeches of the Forum d’Avignon 2010

> Opening speech of the Forum d’Avignon 2010 - Frédéric Mitterrand, Minister of Culture and Communication –November the 5th 2010
> Closing speech of the Forum d’Avignon 2010 - Frédéric Mitterrand, Minister of Culture and Communication –November the 6th 2010
> Speech of Neelie Kroes, Vice Président of the European Commission and European Commissioner in charge of the Digital Strategy–November the 6th 2010
 > Speech of Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner in charge of Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth– November the 6th 2010

The studies and speeches are available online on

The France 24 – YouTube studio, in partnership with the Forum d’Avignon

On the occasion of this third edition, YouTube and France 24 renewed their association with the international meetings of the Forum d’Avignon to install their studio: during two days, the attendees have been interviewed and shared their standpoints on the topics of the 2010 edition. Interviews have been realized in the YouTube – France 24 studio, broadcasted on the international news channel. These interviews will also be available on the YouTube channel of the Forum d’Avignon.

Watch the videos of the YouTube – France 24 studio on the website of the Forum d’Avignon.

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