News on Cultural Diplomacy

Dancers come together in Kolkata for the Dance Bridges Festival. Photo eschipu (CC BY 2.0) via Flickr

Dancers descend on Kolkata

"New Panoramas, In you I see my dance" is the theme for the second edition that starts in Kolkata today.

Dance Bridges Festival | 22.08.2017
Time to tell stories of Europe. Photo: Bruce Guenter (CC BY 2.0) via Flickr

What's your European story?

A new website allows users to discover stories of Europe as well as share their own experiences.

European Parliament | 16.08.2017
Aborigine performer from a past Darwin Festival. Photo: Stephen Michael Barnett (CC BY 2.0) via Flickr

Darwin Festival 2017

For the 18-day international celebration, Australian artists are joined by colleagues from as far away as the UK.

Darwin Festival | 10.08.2017
Among the target audience are game creators. Photo: Sole Treadmill (CC BY 2.0) via Flickr

Residency for media artists

A Japanese residency programme seeks to stimulate cross-cultural dialogue.

Japanese Agency for Cultural Affairs | 07.08.2017
Photo: clasesdeperiodismo (CC BY-SA 2.0) via Flickr

10th Mediterranean Journalist Awards

The Anna Lindh Foundation is calling journalists of the Euro-Mediterranean region to submit their works.

Anna Lindh Foundation | 04.08.2017
Microphone at the ready: Creative New Zealand will increase investments over the next two years. Photo: freestocks.org (CC0 1.0) via Flickr

More money for New Zealand’s arts organisations

Creative New Zealand will invest NZ$24 million in arts organisations over the next two years.

Creative New Zealand | 02.08.2017
Duke of Yorks Picturehouse. Photo: Jake Hills (CC BY 2.0) via Unsplash

LUX finalists announced

The three films competing for the 2017 LUX Film Prize are: "BMP" (Beats per minute), "Sámi blood" and "Western".

European Parliament | 25.07.2017
Aarhus 2017

More than a million visitors thus far

The European Capital of Culture Aarhus 2017 exceeds even the most optimistic forecasts.

Aarhus 2017 | 21.07.2017
MIAConnects supports musicians in African countries affected by conflict. Photo: limaoscarjuliet (CC BY 2.0) via Flickr

Making sure the music plays on

A new project from the Music In Africa Foundation supports music professionals in African countries affected by conflict.

Music In Africa Foundation | 18.07.2017
The MEPs recommend an EU programme on international mobility and exchange for young artists. Photo: kohlmann.sascha (CC BY-SA 2.0) via Flickr

Culture to get a bigger role in EU diplomacy

The European Parliament has agreed on an EU strategy for international cultural relations.

European Parliament | 13.07.2017