EUNIC in Russia is delighted to announce two events dedicated to the EUNIC curatorial exchange project. A young generation of Russian curators, working today both freelance and for cultural institutions in both Moscow and numerous dynamic cultural centres in Russia’s regions, will decisively shape the exhibitions and cultural life of the country in the future; modernizing and developing exhibition centres, biennales and institutions.
The conference “The Languages of Smaller Populations: Risks and Possibilities”, organized under the auspices of Ene Ergma, Speaker of the Estonian Parliament, took place in Tallinn, Estonia on March 16-17, 2012 at the National Library. Mr. Toomas Hendrik Ilves, President of Estonia, addressed the conference in absentia, by way of a letter. The conference had the support of the local EUNIC Cluster members, the Finnish, Danish and French Institute and the British Council.
This year the Members of the EU Cultural Group in Manila are proud to announce the 15th edition of Cine Europa. Each participating country contributes one recent long feature film in original language with English subtitles and a country presentation. Selection of titles is supported by the European Film Academy (Berlin).
To mark its fifteenth year, Cine Europa drew on its collaboration with the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) to double the number of film Festival locations from three to six.
From 22 May to 29 June 2012 EUNIC in Philippines will be focusing on collaboration of European contemporary dance groups and choreographers with the participation of the Embassies of France, Italy and Israel (as guest), the alliance française and the Goethe-Institut.
European Union National Institutes for Culture, Consulates General and Representative Offices covering the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Jerusalem on the 28th of February 2012 to create EUNIC (European Union National Institutes for Culture) in the oPt.
INPUT (INternational PUblic Television screening conference) was founded in 1977 and since then has been organised each year in a different country. In 2011 it took place from 17th to 19th November.
At INPUT TV programs from all over the world are presented and discussed. INPUT is a global meeting place for TV professionals and the interested public. To reach TV professionals all over the world so called Mini-INPUTs or ‘Best of’-INPUTs are organised in more than 30 countries.
Each September EUNIC in BiH organises a celebration of the European Languages Day in September. To mark this event a language festival is held in different parts of BiH each year. The venues chosen so far were the National Library in Banja Luka (2009), the Portrait Gallery in Tuzla (2010) and the City Museum in Zenica (2011).