Grant Hall, Founder.

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League Cultural Diplomacy was founded by Grant Hall in 2015.

Grant has over twenty years event management experience and has coordinated hundreds of cultural events and initiatives, from small corporate VIP functions through to orchestral concert tours and large festivals. From Adelaide South Australia, Grant holds a Masters in Arts and Cultural Management, a Graduate Certificate in Art History, a Diploma of Music and is currently undertaking post-graduate research at the University of South Australia exploring the links between festivals and economic development. He has lived and worked in Australia, Vietnam, Canada and Northern Ireland.

Grant has been awarded a number of prizes and scholarships including:

  • The Anthony Steel Fellowship at the Adelaide Festival Centre
  • University of South Australia (UniSA) Travel Grant
  • UniSA Research Pathway Scholarship
  • Australian Government Research Training Scholarship

In his employment, Grant has managed, coordinated or facilitated cultural events or initiatives for the following organisations:

  • The Australian Government
  • The South Australian Government
  • The Adelaide Festival Centre
  • The Ulster Youth Orchestra
  • Nexus Multicultural Arts Centre
  • Learning Music Australia
  • The Country Arts Trust of South Australia
  • The Fleurieu Peninsula Biennale and Art Prize

Grant has held employment contracts with the following educational institutions:

  • Queens University Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • University of Phan Thiet, Vietnam
  • Stratford Career Institute, Canada
  • The Department of Technical and Further Education (TAFE), Australia
  • The Department of Education, South Australia

Grant has held employment contracts with the following government agencies:

  • Commonwealth Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet (Australia)
  • Department of Premier and Cabinet (South Australia)
  • The Australian Attorney-General’s Department
  • The Australian Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport
  • The Ministry for the Arts (Australia)
  • The Office for the Arts (Australia)
  • The Department of Technical and Further Education (TAFE), Australia
  • The Department of Education, South Australia

Grant writes about Corporate Cultural Diplomacy and all things related at wherewordsfailblog.com. He is active in a heritage preservation project in Vietnam (click here for more). His full CV can be accessed via LinkedIn at https://vn.linkedin.com/in/glhall and you can connect with him via Twitter too @grantleehall@grantleehall