News on Cultural Diplomacy

"Writing in Migration" is the title of Berlin’s first festival for African literature. Photo by Glenn Carstens-Peters on Unsplash

African Book Festival Berlin

Berlin's first literary festival with and by African writers is taking place between 26 and 28 April. The curator is author Olumide Popoola.

African Book Festival Berlin | 26.04.2018
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World Book and Copyright Day

Various events around the world celebrate the power of books to bring people together and transmit wisdom among diverse cultures.

UNESCO | 23.04.2018
Bloudan in Syria. Photo by High Resolution Photography on Unsplash

TOURAB: Syria Art Space

For ten days, Syrian artists display their works and thoughts through an exhibition, concerts, debates, films and workshops.

Goethe-Institut | 17.04.2018
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The sound of culture

A two-week festival features diverse musical performances in the British Museum’s galleries surrounded by objects in the collection.

British Museum | 16.04.2018
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Celebrating Australia in Japan

This year, Australia now is taking place in Japan with events to portray Australian innovation, lifestyle and creativity. 

Australia now | 13.04.2018
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Gallery exchange in Warsaw

Until 28 April, galleries in Warsaw show contemporary art from 13 cities in Europe and North America – including works new to Poland. | 11.04.2018
Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Abu Dhabi. Photo by David Rodrigo on Unsplah

CultureSummit in Abu Dhabi

For five days, leaders from the worlds of the arts, media, public policy and technology discuss cultural partnerships.

CultureSummit Abu Dhabi | 10.04.2018
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Building Albania's cultural sector

A review developed under the Council of Europe’s flagship programme of cultural policy reviews serves as a basis.

Council of Europe | 05.04.2018
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A new image for Europe

Proposals for communicating the advantages of cooperation and friendship amongst people and nations are being sought.

Forum on European Culture | 03.04.2018

The state of press freedom

The third edition of UNESCO’s report on World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development is available.

UNESCO | 29.03.2018