How arts create value for children and society

NEW DATES: 2 - 3 May 2022

Global Summit

Registration for the Children Need Arts - Global Summit 2022 is open.

The Children Need Arts – Global Summit programme is being restructured due to Covid-19 and a new lineup will be announced in 2021.

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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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Programme teaser

The Royal Playhouse

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

Andria Zafirakou (UK)

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

Musical feature

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 (USA)

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.

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