How arts create value for
children and society

2. - 3. May 2022 Copenhagen

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- Global Summit 2022 is open.

Target group:

The Children Need Arts – Global Summit 2022 is directed towards actors, decisionmakers and other interests in the cultural, social and educational fields who devote themselves to and are interested in the development of children and young people through arts and culture.

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The Royal Playhouse

The Royal Playhouse is the setting for the summit’s first day of activities.

Zafirakou (UK)

Keynote speaker Andria Zafirakou (UK), winner of The Varkey Foundation’s Global Teacher Prize, 2018


Copenhagen Girls' Choir, Choirmaster Anne Marie Granau

Anna Cutler

Director of Learning and Research at Tate


Adam Holm and Lotte Thor Høgsberg are the moderators for both days of the summit.

Tone Fløtten (N)

PhD sociology, Managing Director of Fafo – Institute for Labour and Social Research, Oslo

Musical performance

Musical performance by young musicians from the Children’s Home, Uummannaq, Greenland

Pamela Burnard (UK)

Professor of Arts, Creativities and Educations, Cambridge University

Holly Bass

National Director, Turnaround Arts, Washington DC


Networking reception at the H.C. Andersen Castle, Tivoli, followed by free admission to Tivoli

June M.
Breivik (N)

Presentation of The Cultural Schoolbag, June Mariann Breivik, (N), department leader

Musical feature

Musical welcome by wind instrumentalists from The Band of the Royal Life Guards

Ann Andreasen (GL)

Leader of The Children’s Home in Uummannaq, Greenland

Kjeld Fredens (DK)

MD, brain scientist and author

Call to Action

The future’s opportunities – The future’s solutions. Formulation of joint strategy for further action.

Thank you to our partners of Children Need Arts

Hoffmann & Husmann Fond