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Four exhibition openings in Russia and Germany

St. Petersburg, Mannheim, Novosibirsk and Stuttgart – four ifa exhibitions open today, 21 April, in those cities. Selected drawings and videos by Rosemarie Trockel, photography by Helga Paris and the works of Hannah Höch will be presented. The ifa-Gallery Stuttgart shows Iranian architecture and art in the exhibition "Giving Yesterday a Tomorrow".

Don't miss the live broadcast of "Radio Kunci" at ifa-Gallery Berlin

Radio Kunci

The current project "Radio Kunci" at the ifa-Gallery in Berlin deals with "Numpang", the Indonesian "culture of sharing". The gallery was turned into a radio station by the artists of the collective Kunci Cultural Studies Center from Yogyakarta. Next program will be broadcasted live on the internet on 21 April at 7pm.

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Celebrations for World Press Freedom Day

For the first time this year, the link between press freedom and sustainable development is being made in the framework of World Press Freedom Day.

UNESCO | 02.05.2016

Washington, D.C. welcomes jazz musicians and fans

The Global Host City of International Jazz Day, which takes place Saturday, 30 April, is Washington, D.C. A highlight is a concert at the White House.

UNESCO International Jazz Day | 29.04.2016

Mogherini underlines the role of culture in EU foreign relations

At the European Culture Forum last week, EU Representative for Foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini said cultural diplomacy is essential for Europe.

European Commission | 28.04.2016


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Art Fair
06.05.2016 | Tehran
Exhibition opening
12.05.2016, 16:30 – 17:30 h | ifa Gallery Stuttgart
Guided tour through the exhibition
12.05.2016, 19:00 – 21:00 h | ifa Gallery Berlin
Radio KUNCI @ ifa Gallery Berlin / week 4
14.05.2016 | Narodni muzej Crne Gore/Nationalmuseum Montenegro, Biljarda, Cetinje
Exhibition opening

Cultures merge

The ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen) is committed to a peaceful and enriching coexistence of people and cultures worldwide.

Photo: © Christiane Nitsche

21.06.2016 | Berlin

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Laudation: Dr. Bärbel Kofler

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