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Song beyond borders

For five days, some 100 LGBTI* choirs from Europe, the United States and Australia perform in Munich at Various Voices.

Various Voices | 08.05.2018
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European film in NY

Until the end of May, fiction and documentary works are being shown in New York City at the Panorama Europe Film Festival.

European Union External Action Service | 07.05.2018
View of MAXXI, one of the venues for Flux. Photo: Archeologo (CC BY-SA 4.0) via Wikipedia

Rome celebrates Lithuania

Three Roman cultural institutions are coming together to celebrate the Centenary of the Restored State of Lithuania.

Lithuanian Culture Institute | 04.05.2018
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New contemporary theatre from Greece

A theatre festival in Bremen, Germany, offers an inside look at the young Greek theatre scene.

German Federal Cultural Foundation | 03.05.2018
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An expression of freedom

Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation – a city with a rich history in jazz – is this year's Global Host City for International Jazz Day.

UNESCO | 30.04.2018
"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
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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