1.20 Cultural Events

Indicator 1.20 - Cultural Events


This indicator is currently being reviewed.


Access to cultural opportunities contributes significantly to a resident's quality of life.


Being able to take advantage of cultural opportunities will encourage employees and their families to build an attachment to the area. This is important for the social wellbeeing of current residents and new residents that move into the area.


Visir_1_20_Þjóðleikur
The photo was taken during an event - Thjódleikur -  where 14 groups of young actors performed over one weekend in 2009. Among the attendees were the President of Iceland and the Minister of Culture.


Results



Cultural Events in East Iceland in 1999 and 2005 (counted by advertisements in local media).

  1999 2005
East-Iceland 398 542

Source: Ívar Jónsson (2007)

Presently his Sustainability Incicator is being reveiwed, as the information collected is extremely difficult to gather as well as being inaccurate.

Metrics, Targets and Monitoring Protocol


What is measured?

The number of cultural events per year in East Iceland. (Project effect: induced).

Target

Number of cultural events greater than or equal to the baseline.

Monitoring Protocol

Information is collected annually by counting advertised events in the local media.

Possible countermeasures

Not applicable, monitoring only.


Rationale for Indicator Selection


Access to cultural opportunities contributes significantly to a resident's quality of life.

Being able to take advantage of cultural opportunities will encourage employees and their families to build an attachment to the area. This is important for the social wellbeing of current residents and new residents that move into the area.