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 2 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...