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Educate. Connect. Inspire

Mar 16, 2011

Nektarina Non Profit relaunches web magazine for cultural creatives

Nektarina Non Profit will be relaunching its web magazine NEKTARINA (S)PACE. The magazine was published online in 2009 and 2010 in a blog format, and this year it will be relaunched as an edition that is both downloadable and accessible online, having the look and feel of a printed magazine.

The NEKTARINA (S)PACE magazine is targeting the cultural creatives. Not sure if you are one? The below characteristics were identified as qualities of a Cultural Creative. Agreement with 10 or more indicates status as a Cultural Creative.
  • love of nature and deep caring about its preservation, and its natural balance.
  • strong awareness of the planet-wide issues (i.e. climate change, poverty, overpopulation, etc.) and a desire to see more action on them
  • being active themselves as well (e.g. cradle2cradle principle)
  • willingness to pay higher taxes or spend more money for goods if that money went to improving the environment
  • heavy emphasis on the importance of developing and maintaining relationships
  • heavy emphasis on the importance of helping others and developing their unique gifts
  • volunteer with one or more good causes
  • intense interest in spiritual and psychological development
  • see spirituality as an important aspect of life, but worry about religious fundamentalism
  • desire equity for women/men in business, life and politics
  • concern and support of the wellbeing (oa. freedom) of all women and children
  • want politics and government to spend more money on education, community programs and the support of a more ecologically sustainable future
  • are unhappy with the left and right in politics
  • optimism towards the future
  • want to be involved in creating a new and better way of life
  • are concerned with big business and the means they use to generate profits, including destroying the environment and exploiting poorer countries
  • unlikely to overspend or be in heavy debt
  • dislike the emphasis of modern cultures on "making it" and "success", on consuming and making money
  • like people, places and things that are different or exotic
In ten issues we will be publishing each year we will aim at promoting cultural creatives' values, like

  • Authenticity, actions must be consistent with words and beliefs
  • Engaged action and whole process learning; seeing the world as interwoven and connected
  • Idealism and activism
  • Globalism and ecology
  • The importance of women
Core Cultural Creatives also value altruism, self-actualization, and spirituality.

This year's first issue will be published on April 15th, with series of beforehand events.
The web magazine has ISSN 1847-6694.