9 August 2016 CULTURE
The Ambassador Sersale di Ccerisano at the Edinburgh festivals.

From Thursday 5th until Tuesday 9th August, the Ambassador Sersale di Cerisano took part of the Momentum Programme of the Edinburgh Festivals, with an Argentine Delegation from the Ministry of Culture. Created in 2013 and organized by the British Council Scotland, Edinburgh Festival and Creative Scotland , Momentum is the Delegates International Summit where more than 100 delegates from over 20 countries will meet with producers, sponsors, programmers and cultural entrepreneurs.

Apart from the Ambassador, the delegation was formed by Enrique Avogadro, Secretary of Culture and Creativity of the Ministry of Culture and delegates from the argentine cultural industries.

Argentina was a special guest this year, with plans of having a more relevant participation in the following years. Amongst the activities held in Edinburgh by the delegation, it is important to underscore the meetings held with Fiona Hyslop, Secretary of Culture, Tourism and Foreign Affairs of the Scottish Government, Graham Sheffield, Director of the Arts of the British Council, and Julia Amour, Head of the Edinburgh Festivals.

  Julia Amour, Director of the Edinburgh Festivals; Ambassador Sersale di Cerisano; Fiona Hyslop, Scottish Secretary of Culture, Tourism and Foreign Affairs; Enrique Avogadro, Argentine Secretary of Culture and Creativity; Graham Sheffield, Director of the Arts of the British Council.