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Citizen Exchange Program
May 1, 2022

Citizen Exchanges is an office within Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, which designs and develops exchange programs to address long-term objectives such as support of democratic institution, the free flow of information, market-based economic development, and international cultural exchange. Under this office Public Affairs Section in Dar es Salaam has the following programs:

American Cultural Specialists

American arts specialists are recruited to travel and work abroad a cultural institution, such as a theater, academy, museum, orchestra, or dance company, for a period of two to six weeks. Duties may include, for example, conducting a workshop or master class, directing a play, rehearsing a ballet, or advising on arts management.

Artistic Ambassador Program

The programs sends gifted American musicians, who are not currently under management, on tours overseas. In addition to giving public concerts, the artistic Ambassadors work with music students and faculties of conservatories and music schools.