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Minister of Civil Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Adil Osmanović (left), and Austrian Federal Minister Sebastian Kurz. Photo: Österreichisches Außenministerium (CC BY 2.0) via Flickr.

Austria and Bosnia and Herzegovina: Further cooperation

Austrian Federal Minister Sebastian Kurz and the Minister of Civil Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Adil Osmanović, signed a new agreement on cooperation in the fields of culture, education, science, youth and sports.

Austrian Foreign Office | 01.12.2016
Photo: Tamara Menzi (CCO)

Conference on the Global Museum concept

On 2 and 3 December the conference "The Idea of the Global Museum" is taking place in Berlin. The focus is on the question of what museum practice might look like if the global perspective was considered.

German Federal Cultural Foundation | 30.11.2016
New Zealand flag. Photo: Tākuta (CC BY-SA 2.0) via Flickr

Tri-nation exchange among indigenous curators

Ten First Nations contemporary visual arts curators from Australia and Canada will be hosted by their New Zealand counterparts during a series of events in December. The meeting aims to help generate networks and collaborations.

Creative New Zealand | 29.11.2016
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Forum reflects on culture's contribution to Europe

The European Culture Forum, held on 19 and 20 April, includes debates and plenary sessions focusing among others on the main aims of the European Agenda for Culture.

European Commission | 19.04.2016

50th KVIFF starts tomorrow

KVIFF stands for Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, the largest film festival in the Czech Republic and the most prestigious festival in Central and Eastern Europe.

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival | 02.07.2015

Contest marks 40 years of China-EU ties

The 40th anniversary of China-EU diplomatic relationships is being celebrated with the China Unlimited creative competition.

Mission of China to the European Union | 20.04.2015

Winners of the EU Literature Prize announced

The 12 winners of the European Union Prize for Literature were announced today at the London Book Fair.

European Union Prize for Literature | 14.04.2015

Creative New Zealand connecting with Asia

Creative New Zealand is introducing a new $1.5 million initiative to build stronger artistic and cultural connections with North East Asia.

Creative New Zealand | 11.08.2014

Osaka: Main venue for International Jazz Day

For the third time, UNESCO is celebrating International Jazz Day today, 30 April. Events are taking place all over the world.

UNESCO | 30.04.2014