In the last 5 years the Austrian
Ministry for movement Affairs
has been present in numerous
events focusing on cultural
policies in Europe and abroad,
lobbying for the existence of
an updated discourse on body
and perception in the political
Helsinki (Finland), BMfB Presentation and site
specific movement research, in the context of a
symposium about cultural policies with the main
political parties of Finland, Baltic Circle Festival
Santiago de Compostela (Spain), BMfB Presentation
and encounter with the members of the local
initiative for a Galician Ministry for Movement
Affaitrs, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Santiago
Vienna (Austria), BMfB 5 Years Celebration,
Presidential Palace Hofburg, ImpulsTanzFestival.
Bilbao (Spain), Alhondiga Centro de Ocio y Cultura,
with the participation of the vasque political
representatives for dance, arts and culture, Encuentro
Nuevas Formas Escénicas.
Yucatán (Mexico), Escuela de Artes de Yucatán,
BMfB ministerial presentation and foundation of
the INAM, Mexican Institute of Movement Affairs.
Belgrade (Serbia), City Hall, BMfB Ministerial
presentation, Festival Station for Contemporary
Madrid (Spain), La casa Encendida, BMfB Ministerial
Oberwart (Austria), The BMfB presents its programs
to the local politicians from Burgenland, Burgenland
Zurich (Switzerland), Screening »Bewegung Ist
Unser Kapital« Hauptbahnhof Zurich,
Festival Zurich Tanz.
Barcelona (Spain), Mercat de les Flors, Secció
Irregular, Screening of the film »Go and Talk to
Winterthur (Switzerland), Film premiere »Go and
Talk to Your Government« Kurzfilmtage Festival.
Skopje (Macedonia), BMfB Ministerial Presentation
at the Balkan Art/Dance Funding meeting in
presence of the politicians and cultural agents
from the Balkan region, France and Turkey.
Nomad Dance Advocates.
Vienna (Austria), BMfB Ministerial presentation at
the Opening of the Austrian Pavillion, Choreographic
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Federal Ministry of Movement (BMfB)
The BMfB is the youngest ministry in Austria, and so far the only one of its kind in the world.
The 9 New Austrians will enhance well-being in Austria by way of transforming typical Austrian activities into sequences of exercise. The exercises foster health and support a relaxed way of dealing with Austrian myths, history and everyday life.
As a result of industrialization and the digitalization of the means of production many traditional crafts, rites, rituals and celebrations are ceasing to exist or have already vanished in the face of globalisation.
The Dept. of Movement Affairs if the Swiss Confederation (EDfB)
In the framework of the “Plan for the International Promotion and Distribution of the Activities and Principles” of the BMfB the initiative for the founding of a Department of movement Affairs of the Swiss Confederation was launched.
Movement Affairs (INAM) belongs to the first initiatives supported in the framework of the ‚Plan for the International Promotion and Distribution of the Activities and Principles‘ of the BMfB with the objective of creating an International Network of Movement Development Administrations in Latin America and the Caribbean.
In the last 5 years the Austrian Ministry for movement Affairs has been present in numerous events focusing on cultural policies in Europe and abroad, lobbying for the existence of an updated discourse on body and perception in the political field.