News items for May 2010
Commission announces the winners of the European Union Prize for Literature at the Frankfurt Book Fair
0n 9 October, European Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou will announce the winners of the 2012 European Union Prize for Literature (EUPL) at the Frankfurt Book Fair. The 12 winners this year come from Austria, Croatia, France, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia and Sweden.
The Commission presents report on boosting the contribution of cultural and creative sectors to growth and jobs on September 26
The European Commission will adopt a report which will highlight the contribution that the cultural and creative sectors make to growth and jobs – and how to boost this in future.
As part of the 'Europe Loves Reading' campaign, the European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, Androulla Vassiliou, joined H.R.H. Princess Mathilde of Belgium at a forum on literacy with 16-year-old pupils at the Collège Saint-Hubert in Watermael-Boitsfort (Brussels) on Monday, 17 September.