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Ali Cordero Casal, Founder Chairman of The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts (VAEA), participated as a panel member in: A Creative and Cultural Industries Symposium –The Future of Latin American Caribbean & South Florida Economies– The Orange Economy: An Infinite Opportunity, organized by The Broward County Florida Cultural Division.
May 2014: The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts (VAEA), is pleased to announce that Mr. Ali Cordero Casal, VAEA’s Founder and Chairman has been invited by the Cultural Division of the City of Ft Lauderdale to participate as a panel member in: A Creative and Cultural Industries Symposium -–The Future of Latin American Caribbean, & South Florida Economies – The orange Economy: An Infinite Opportunity.
The symposium, organized by Broward County Florida Cultural Division, will take place Friday, May 9, 2014 at 9:00AM – 12Noon at the Museum of Art – Fort Lauderdale Horvitz Auditorium.
The panel will be comprised of members from American University’s Center for Latin American & Latino Studies (CLALS), together with its counterparts at the IDB’s Culture, Creativity, and Solidarity Affairs Division and local business leaders.
Registration is free, please RSVP online: Broward.org/arts/events
The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts was founded on June 13, 1990 in New York with the mission of strengthening the ties of friendship between the United States of America and Venezuela through bi-national cultural and social programs. Our Mission is to promote through the visual and performing arts a deeper and richer understanding by Venezuelan citizens of U.S. culture, and by U.S. citizens of Venezuelan culture.
About Broward Cultural Division…
Broward Cultural Division is a local arts agency whose mission is the enhancement of the community’s cultural environment through the development of the arts. This agency is one of thousands across the U.S., which provides financial, technical and marketing assistance to artists and arts organizations.
VAEA Chairman, Ali Cordero Casal, during his presentation.
A Creative and Cultural Industries Symposium –The Future of Latin American Caribbean & South Florida Economies Panel from left: Ali Cordero Casal, Chairman of VAEA, Andrew Taylor: Assistant Professor in the Arts Management Program (American University), Ximena Varela: Associate Professor in the Department of Performing Arts, Robert Albro: Associate Research Professor at the Center for Latin American and Latino Studies (American University), Earl Bosworth: Director, Broward Cultural Division, Eric Hershberg: Director of the Center for Latin American and Latino Studies and Professor of Government (American University), Commissioner Dale V.C. Holness: Broward County Commissioner, Felipe Buitrago Restrepo: The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Cultural Center, Cultural and Creative Economy Lab and George Yudice: Miami Observatory on Communication and Creative Industries (University of Miami).
photography by Andy Royston / Broward Cultural Division