EUNIC strongly supports the More Europe campaign, an external cultural relations initiative that aims at convincing policy makers to place cultural relations – one of the strongest assets that Europe has – at the heart of the EU’s external affairs.
The EUNIC South Africa cluster has made a successful application for funding under the EuropeAid "European Union - South Africa Trade Development Agreement Facility".
The goal of the conference is to point out the correlation between good design of educational materials and the increase of efficiency in education. Design here being understood both in a restricted sense, of graphical design, and in a more general sense, as planning and structuring information.
Six young film critics from EU are invited to Gdynia Film Festival for three days at the Baltic Sea (7-12 May 2012), where they will be watching together few new Polish films and discuss them afterwards.
The same will take place for New Horizons festival (Wroclaw: 19-29 July 2012). Six EU journalists, three film professionals from European Film Academy and a group of Polish journalists are invited to the event. This time the focus will be on young European cinema.
EUNIC in Finland participated in the Helsinki Book Fair 2011 for the third time together with a common EUNIC stand. The bookfair took place from 27 to 30 October 2011. The participating institutes were: Goethe Institute, the Hungarian Cultural and Scientific Centre, the Italian Cultural Institute, the Nordic Institute in Finland and the Spanish Embassy in Finland.
Friends, partners and colleagues of EUNIC Berlin celebrated the start of 2012 at the first EUNIC Berlin New Year’s Reception at the French Embassy in Berlin on 19 January. Guests were treated to a performance by cellist Emilia Baranowska and pianist Alessandro Stella.
EUNIC Berlin would like to thank the French Embassy for their hospitality!
Theatre Project Hotel Bogota at the Festival of International New Drama (F.I.N.D.) Berlin, 3, 4 and 6 March 2012
A hotel room with its own theatre? The Schaubühne Theatre and EUNIC Berlin have commissioned five of the most promising European playwrights to write new pieces for a unique theatre project at the 2012 Festival of International New Drama (F.I.N.D.). The authors, many of whom have lived in Berlin or are closely connected with the city, have written scenes that take place in the renowned Hotel Bogota Berlin.
For the second time the literature series "Europa literarisch" will feature literature from Malta. Clare Azzopardi will be reading the story Versunken [Immersed] from her collection of short stories Il-Linja I-Hadra translated by Martina Reinecke.
For the fifth year in a row, Cinema Total has brought together film experts from Central and Eastern Europe in Berlin on the occasion of the Berlin International Film Festival.
EUNIC Berlin made its television debut at the end of January 2012 on the local television channel TV Berlin. Carin Deplanque, Head of the Institut Francais in Germany and Speaker for EUNIC Berlin, was interviewed for the channel’s “Frühcafé” programme on 24 January. Dr Deplanque spoke at length about the work and activities of EUNIC in Germany.
You can watch the full interview in German here