EUNIC Cluster Warszawa
On the 17th of November the fourth edition of a literary walk "We read elsewhere" took place in Warsaw, where 17 actresses and actors read excerpts of 25 European books, which are forgotten and/or worth being reminded. That year the event was hold in the Museum of the Earth.
“More Europe” in and outside the EU. Which role can culture play?” This is the title of the More Europe debates in Warsaw on November 19th in the Center Copernicus.
Taking place in the biggest country of the so called “new EU members” which is very active in the field of cultural cooperation beyond the EU, notably with the Eastern Partnership countries, acting as a “bridge” between the West and the East in terms of politics, economy, culture and putting special emphasis on strengthening civil societies trough culture the debate will focus on how culture can help building an European cultural identity based on civil societies in and outside the EU, needed structures and the perception of artists and NGOs from Non-EU countries.
It’s for the 6th time now that Spoke’N’Word Festival took place in Warsaw. The programme of the festival consisted of a poetry slam, performances by specially invited spoken word artists from several European countries and spoken word/ slam poetry workshops.
On the occassion of International Translation Day several events will be organised in Cracow (October 1st) and Warsaw (October 2nd) in cooperation with European Commission and local partners. Students, translators, publishers and general audience will have the opportunity to discuss challenges, attend subject related film screenings and enjoy school lessons provided by experienced translators.
A follow-up of last year’s Awakening of the Summer, the EUNIC Warszawa project Opera Lata was conceived as an interdisciplinary outdoor event revolving around music, in all its forms. The event also marked the last day of “Green Jazdów”, a project that Ujazdowski Castle prepared for this summer.
“Opera” was the key to the event, as it combined various elements, often surprising and sometimes disturbing, but always fascinating.
The third edition of "Reading somewhere else 2012" took place on April the 21st and 22nd in Warsaw in the district Saska Kepa. The project inspired by the European Literature Night, was organized by the cultural institutes who are members of the EUNIC Warsaw Cluster and Association Studio Teatralne Koło, supported by 40 local partners.
14 actresses and actors read excerpts from 26 new European books at 25 unique locations as private flats and gardens, galleries, cafes and an old photographic studio.
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.
Themes like death and illness raised in the 19th century in stories for children by H.C. Andersen were then for a long time absent in art addressed to children. Other taboo subjects such as sex and violence in family, parent’s divorce a. o. have begun to appear both in children’s literature (thus, too, in illustration) in recent decades.
The main 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, of planning and structuring information.