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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
The UK film industry has received £298.4m in EU funding in the past 10 years according to a recent report by the British Film Institute. The funding went to 1,766 UK projects between 2007 and 2017 and included £120.3m of Creative Europe funding for cultural programmes, £79.6m of European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) money, £71.5m of Horizon 2020 funding, Erasmus+ and European Social Fund support.
Curated by Samia Ashraf
‘Dreaming of Le Gibet’ is a magical journey that unravels the mind at sleep. Featuring 26 black-and-white photographic pieces (each 110cm x 55cm), this hallucinatory work by the contemporary British artist James Dean Diamond draws on the music of the French composer Joseph-Maurice Ravel (1875–1937) – in particular, his 1908 piano piece ‘Gaspard de la Nuit’ (‘The Keeper of the Night’).
- 25/04/2018 to 04/05/2018
Europe Day held on 9 May every year celebrates peace and unity in Europe. The date marks the anniversary of the historical 'Schuman declaration'. At a speech in Paris in 1950, Robert Schuman, the then French foreign minister, set out his idea for a new form of political cooperation in Europe, which would make war between Europe’s nations unthinkable.
His vision was to...