News on Cultural Diplomacy

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More money for the Slovak Arts Council

The budget of the Slovak Arts Council will rise from €15 million to €20 million.

Slovak Arts Council | 17.05.2017
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Stressing similarities

Culture Ireland has launched an open call for interested artists to participate in Irish arts in Britain during 2018.

Culture Ireland | 12.05.2017
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Acting on insights

An Anna Lindh Foundation Survey on the Euro-Mediterranean countries has led to the launch of the Media Observatory.

Anna Lindh Foundation | 10.05.2017
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Now open: House of European History

On 6 May, the House of European History opened its doors to the public.

European Parliament | 08.05.2017
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4th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue

The Forum on 5 and 6 May aims to promote and sustain dialogue within and between cultures.

UNESCO | 05.05.2017
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World Press Freedom Day 2017

Every year, 3 May is a date which celebrates the fundamental principles of press freedom.

UNESCO | 03.05.2017
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China and Denmark: Agreement for co-productions

Denmark and China sign bilateral film agreement during an official visit by the Danish Prime Minister.

Danish Cultural Institute | 02.05.2017
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Havana welcomes jazz fans

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

UNESCO | 24.04.2017
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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