Le 21 juin est le rendez-vous que se fixent chaque année les publics et les musiciens, amateurs ou professionnels. En 2012, près de 110 pays et 430 villes, ont accueilli leur Fête de la musique. Le Liban était bien entendu de la partie! La Fêtede la musique à Beyrouth est née en 2001 à l’initiative de la Mission culturelle française au Liban (MCFL) et du Ministère libanais de la Culture, avec la complicité vite acquise de Solidere, dans une dynamique de célébration de la francophonie. Nous fêterons ce 21 juin 2013 à Beyrouth la treizième édition de l›événement!
The first summer festival of the Berliner Festspiele presents a rich programme of dance, theatre, music, visual art and theory. New artistic director Matthias von Hartz has brought together a colourful kaleidoscope of top artists rarely seen in Berlin. There is a special focus on the work of William Forsythe and the New York company Nature Theater of Oklahoma. As its central theme the festival will examine the topic of betting and speculation. The festival opens with the German premiere of a new collaboration between Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and Boris Charmatz, Partita 2, following its acclaimed world premiere in Brussels.
Between the 12th and 19th of May 2013 EUNIC Almaty organised the `Week of European Films’ as part of the traditional events that are held in Almaty by EUNIC. This was in partnership with Caesar Cinema Club, run by Kazakhstan cinema critic Oleg Boretskiy together with the support of the Almaty City Administration.
In the second literary event in June, Europa literarisch welcomes one of the most popular contemporary authors in Serbia, Goran Petrović. Born in Kraljevo in 1961, his work has won almost all of the significant national literary prizes. His novel Sitničarnica “Kod srećne ruke” (published in a German translation Die Villa am Rande der Zeit by Susanne Böhm-Milosavljevic, dtv 2010), is a bestseller in Serbia and has been translated into several languages. Goran Petrović will talk about his novel, about storytelling and publishing with Thomas Wohlfahrt.
Canned Dreams is a lyrical round-the-world journey featuring the personal stories of everyday workers. In the 2011 film, Finnish director Katja Gauriloff follows the production chain of an ordinary can of ravioli along its surprisingly long journey from a fresh, unusual perspective. At each stage of the production line Katja Gauriloff conducted interviews with the people she met: With the farmers, butchers, miners, field and factory workers who spoke openly and frankly about their often precarious living conditions as well as about their personal dreams.
5th European-Vietnamese Documentary Film Festival by EUNIC in Vietnam 5-14 June in Hanoi and 10-29 in Ho Chi Minh City
Following the success of the preceding festivals, the European-Vietnamese Documentary Film Festival celebrates its 5th anniversary. Eight European countries (Belgium, Germany, Sweden, France, Poland, Spain, Switzerland and UK) in association with the National Documentary and Scientific Film Studio of Vietnam will again present the 5th International Documentary Film Festival in Vietnam, from 5th-14th June in Hanoi and from 10th-29th June in Ho Chi Minh City.
For the third time, EUNIC, the association of European Cultural Institutes and Embassies, presents literature from Europe in Hanoi. Books from Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Wallonia-Brussels (Belgium) and Poland, which have recently been published in Vietnamese translation, will be presented in an entertaining way.
As part of its breakfast/debates "Culture and Development", the EUNIC group in Senegal is pleased to invite you to a meeting with Guiomar Alonso, Head of Culture for UNESCO in Dakar. The theme of the debate will be: "The normative instruments UNESCO in the field of culture: conventions, public policy, and impact in the governance of culture". The event will take place Tuesday, June 11 at 9am at the Cervantes Institute in Jeremy Camp.
The European Union (EU) has agreed on additional funding to further develop the modernisation of higher education as well as the international cooperation capacity of higher education institutions in Tunisia under the Erasmus Mundus and Tempus programmes. This will be achieved by providing more scholarships to Tunisian students, researchers and academic staff to study and to perform research in the EU as well as through the setting up of cooperation projects between European and Tunisian universities.