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Data privacy
23/01/2019

European Commission adopted today an adequacy decision on Japan which would allow personal data to flow freely between the two economies. Before this, Japan put in place additional safeguards to guarantee that data transferred from the EU enjoy protection guarantees in line with European standards.

Europe House
18/01/2019

Each week we sum up Commission news of particular interest for the UK while also summarising UK events on EU-related subjects. All comments welcome at COMM-UK-PRESS@ec.europa.eu

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Brigid in her strength of fruitfulness and learning © Cathy Carman

The iconic early Christian symbol St Brigid has been chosen to serve as a catalyst for 90 invited Irish women artists to create an original painting for this exhibition.

Folk custom, the four seasons, women’s lives and crafts, poetry, all intersect at the 1st of February feast-day of Saint Brigid in Ireland. What is celebrated is the rebirth of the living earth; it was usual in some places to turn a sod of earth with the spade, the work of cultivation beginning again.  Many customs,...

Date:
  • 23/01/2019 to 01/02/2019
Margot Fonteyn

A unique collection of photographs celebrating international female leaders breaking new ground and shaping the world of dance in the UK.

From some of the UK’s most renowned dance companies to freelance dance artists across all genres of the art form, the significant influence of international artists is an integral part of the UK’s cultural fabric. Amongst them, two of the UK’s leading dance companies which were founded by female immigrants – The Royal Ballet companies by Ireland’s ...

Date:
  • 06/02/2019 to 15/02/2019