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Culture Centre for children and youth

The Culture Centre, (Kulturcentrum för barn och unga i Umeå) is an activity owned and organised by Umeå municipal Cultural Administration. It develops and supports cultural activities for the younger generation in Umeå. The work includes networks for support and cooperation, in-service training in relevant fields for teachers and others who come into contact with children and young people in the course of their work, cultural programs for pre-schools and other types of schools. The Culture Centre also give public performances for children and family audiences.

Cultural education projects are conducted in schools and in the form of training and guidance for teaching staff involved in creative activities for children and young people. The Teatermagasinet drama groups for children and young people in the age range 10–19 are a major part of the Culture Centre. Theatre groups for physically impaired children are of high priority as is the use of Theatre in Education. A drama festival takes place in May every year, involving all the drama groups.

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