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Close-up of a saxophone. Photo: paparutzi (CC BY 2.0) via Flickr

Havana welcomes jazz fans

Festivities for International Jazz Day 2017 start today in Havana, Cuba, the Global Host City.

UNESCO | 24.04.2017
Photo: Kingsway School (CC BY 2.0) via Flickr

March for Science

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) urges scientists and the public to stand up and be a force for science.

American Association for the Advancement of Science | 21.04.2017
Increased trade between Australia and Korea is one of the drivers behind the Korean-Australian Studies Centre. Photo: kees torn (CC BY-SA 2.0) via Flickr

Australia and Korea strengthen ties

A Korean studies program and centre is being developed for the University of South Australia.

Australia-Korea Foundation | 19.04.2017
Silk Roads, named for the network of trade routes from East to West. Photo: milele (CC BY 2.0) via Flickr

Promoting creativity and heritage

From 17 to 22 April 2017, UNESCO is bringing together young women and men from 65 countries along the Silk Roads.

UNESCO | 17.04.2017
Photo: Zorah Olivia (CC BY 2.0) via Flickr

All about love

Love is the theme of the Kyotographie International Photography Festival in Kyoto, Japan.

Kyotographie International Photography Festival | 14.04.2017
Photo: Alexandru Ilie2012 (CC BY-SA 2.0) via Flickr

Become a Frankfurt Fellow

Frankfurt Book Fair invites young professionals in the publishing industry to apply to the Frankfurt Fellowship Programme.

Frankfurt Book Fair | 12.04.2017
Photo: IntangibleArts (CC BY 2.0) via Flickr

Musicians from both sides of the Atlantic come together

From 10 to 13 April, Capo Verde once again hosts the Atlantic Music Expo.

Atlantic Music Expo | 10.04.2017
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Start of documenta 14

Kassel and Athens both host the exhibition on an equal footing.

documenta 14 | 07.04.2017
A winning project focuses on works from Dutch painter Hieronymus Bosch. Here "The Pedlar" from ca. 1494-1516 (Pubilc Domain)

Europa Nostra winners announced

The winners of the 2017 European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage/Europa Nostra Awards were revealed today.

Europa Nostra | 05.04.2017
The first G7 summit for culture in Florence. Photo: Mike Enerio (CC0 1.0) via Unsplash

G7 culture ministers in Florence

"Culture as an instrument for dialogue between nations" is the motto of the first G7 culture summit.

ifa/Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism | 29.03.2017