1. Historical perspective: cultural policies and instruments
The first “San Marino Film Festival” presented social, economic and employment opportunities.
3. Competence, decision-making and administration
3.2 Overall description of the system
The Dept of Foreign Affairs has rearranged its administration of cultural affairs.
4.2 Specific policy issues and recent debates
4.2.2 Heritage issues and policies
An exhibition of the full collection of the Modern and Contemporary Art Gallery was held for the first time and included education programmes.
4.2 Recent policy issues and debates
4.2.6 Media pluralism and content diversity
A petition for a law regulating journalism was approved in January 2013.
5.1 General legislation
5.1.7 Copyright provisions
Cooperation Agreement signed with World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) in April 2012.
7. Public institutions in cultural infrastructure
7.3 Status and partnerships of public cultural institutions
Artform students can benefit from a new fund to provide grants for those who wish to train abroad.
8.1 Support to artists and other creative workers
8.1.1 Overview of strategies, programmes and direct or indirect forms of support
San Marino artists are benefiting from a new project to promote their art in exhibitions in cities along the 43rd parallel north.
8.1 Direct and indirect support to artists
8.1.4 Support to professional artists associations or unions
In 2012, the "Voice Academy of Singing and Theatre" was established.
8.4 Amateur arts, cultural associations and civil initiatives
8.4.1 Amateur arts and folk culture
The government is committed to developing a draft law reforming non-profit organisations, volunteer associations and foundations.