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The Netherlands and China cooperate on culture

Decades-long collaboration between the countries will continue under a new Memorandum of Understanding.

DutchCulture | 20.06.2018
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"Life after the catastrophe"

The 2018 Goethe Medal goes to artists from the fields of theatre, photography and music for their commitment to cultural exchange.

Goethe-Institut | 15.06.2018
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What is a biennial?

Papers and opinions on this question can be submitted until 22 June for consideration at a 2018 Bangkok Biennial symposium.

2018 Bangkok Biennial/culture360 | 13.06.2018
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Reinforcement for the European Solidarity Corps

The European Solidarity Corps is set to receive more money in the next long-term EU budget 2021–2027.

European Commission | 11.06.2018
French President Emmanuel Macron spoke at the Israel@Lights exhibition on the opening day of France-Israel season. Photo: EU2017EE (CC BY 2.0) via Flickr

France-Israel season commences

French President Emmanuel Macron spoke yesterday at an exhibition on the opening day of France-Israel season.

France Diplomatie / Institut Francais | 06.06.2018
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Second Forum on European Culture

The second Forum on European Culture will take place in Amsterdam from 31 May to 3 June.

DutchCulture | 30.05.2018
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Seeking courage

Nominations can still be submitted for the Raif Badawi Award for courageous media professionals from predominantly Muslim countries.

Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom | 25.05.2018
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Three-year project launched in Hanoi

Cultural and Creative Hubs Vietnam will bring people together to express artistic ideas and creativity.

British Council | 24.05.2018
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New European Agenda for Culture

The European Commission wants to strengthen European integration even further with its new agenda.

European Commission | 23.05.2018
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Coexistence in diversity

Artistic work makes a positive contribution to community life, says a new study from German UNESCO and the Bertelsmann Stiftung.

Bertelsmann Stiftung | 18.05.2018

Press Review

SOAPBOX: Opinion piece by Jacinda Ardern

Culture in New Zealand | 03.09.2018

China's New Soft Power Showdown | 02.09.2018

How do you market a country?

Case study of Chile's nation branding | 30.08.2018

Belt and Road: China’s biggest brand | 29.08.2018