Winners of the European Union Prize for Literature at Balkan Trafik 2019!
European Union Prize for Literature (EUPL) winners Jelena Lengold (Serbia), Faruk Šehić (Bosnia) and Lada Žigo (Croatia) will join Slovenian author Suzana Tratnik for a literary discussion at BOZAR in Brussels on 25 April 2019 from 20:00 until 21:30.
The discussion will focus on the extent to which their work is influenced by their Yugoslavian heritage.
i-Portunus: EU funds mobility for artists
5 months 23 hours ago
A new mobility opportunity for artists receiving EU funding has been launched today. i-Portunus is a project, selected and funded by the European Union, to trial a mobility scheme for artists and culture professionals.
Headed by the Goethe Institute, a consortium of cultural organisations will examine how to implement mobility for individuals working in the cultural and creative sectors. i-Portunus will trial how to best facilitate cross-border mobility for artists.
The project will support short-term...
European Stories – Creative Europe at the Brussels Book Fair 2019
6 months 3 weeks ago
Five European Union Prize for Literature winners met at the Brussels Book Fair 2019 organised from the 14 to 17 February.
Jean Back (Luxembourg, 2010), Gast Groeber (Luxembourg, 2016), Isabelle Wéry (Belgium, 2013), Tiit Aleksejev (Estonia, 2010) and Ioana Pârvulescu (Estonia, 2013) — have talked at Place de l'Europe, at the Brussels Book Fair about the European Union Prize for Literature highlighting the prolific...
Veszprém will be the European Capital of Culture 2023 in Hungary
Debrecen and Győr competed with Veszprém to be recommended for European Capital of Culture 2023 in Hungary.
Tibor Navracsics, European Commissioner responsible for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, said:
"In 2023, Hungary will again have a European Capital of Culture. After Pécs in 2010, it will now be the turn of Veszprém, my home town, to be in the spotlight for one full year. I am...
The Sound Routes - music surmounting language barriers to engage refugees
1 year 10 months ago
On the first Thursday of every month, new interpretations of popular Arab songs and traditional works are brought to the stage at Werkstatt Der Kulturen in Berlin, performed by musicians who have fled to Germany as refugees.
This concert series – known as the Arab Song Jam - owes its format from the black American jam session culture of the 1940s. The first set of the evening is presented by a regular trio or quartet, while the second set is open to all musicians new to the city who are familiar with a repertoire of...