A young generation of Russian curators, not only from Moscow but above all also from the numerous ambitious cultural centres in the Russian regions, is working today partly freelance and partly as curators for young talents in institutions. These young people will decisively shape exhibitions and Russian cultural life in the future; they will quickly manage to modernize and develop exhibition centres, biennales and institutions and aim to collect experiences in other countries for their own work.
The Celluloid Curtain Film Festival in Riverside Studios (6-9 May 2011) organised by the Goethe-Institut in collaboration with Eunic in UK London will present 11 films, an exhibition and a debate.
Amsterdam joins on 11 May 2011 the major European cities celebrating the European Literature Night. EUNIC in Netherlands stages two debates with contemporary writers Gabriela Adamesteanu (Romania), Stéphane Audeguy (France), Maureen Freely (UK), Peter Nadas (Hungary), Vicente Molina Foix (Spain), Nelleke Noordervliet (Netherlands) and Ingo Schulze (Germany).
French-language Romanian author Liliana Lazar presented her award winning debut novel Terre des affranchis at the European Book Club in Montreal on 13 April.
The debate was animated by Marie-Andrée Lamontagne, journalist, animator, translator and editor for Fides.
Klezmer, muzică specifică Europei Centralei şi de Est, a căzut pentru mult timp pradă uitării. Dar ultimul deceniu i-a adus o nouă popularitate, graţie unor muzicieni tineri şi plini de talent care i-au dat un nou suflu.
EUNIC in Jordan supports the Zakharef in motion Dance Festival in Amman (4-12 May). Zakharef in Motion is an annual dance encounter of local, regional and international dance performances and workshops. Seven companies from Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Spain, UK and US will contribute their talent and creativity to help in the creation of a contemporary dance scene in Jordan.
The MuseumsQuartier Wien, one of the largest art and culture complexes in the world, is celebrating its tenth anniversary in 2011. EUNIC in Austria partners the celebrations with the Festival of European Culture, an exciting and varied cultural programme ranging from literature readings through open-air film festival to music performances.
The annual European Literature Night is back for its third year at the British Library, on 11 may 2010 starting from 6.30 pm, taking over the capital cities of Europe for a whole evening in a marathon celebration of the best of European literature.
Classics from Italy, novels from Germany, children's books from Belgium, France and Denmark make reading a pleasure at the European Literature Days (27-28 May) at the Institut Francais – L‘ Espace and the Goethe-Institut.