Paris, 29 October 2019 – The winners of the 2019 European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards, Europe’s top honour in the field, were celebrated this evening with the Grande Soirée du Patrimoine Européen at the recently restored Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris. On this occasion, Plácido Domingo, President of Europa Nostra, the leading European
Cultural and Creative Spaces and Cities (CCSC) is a policy project co-funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union. The project brings together a consortium of ten organisations led by Trans Europe Halles, the European network of non-governmental cultural centres. Recently, we discovered a conference that caught our attention, not just because of
What is the potential of Cultural & Creative Industries (CCIs) in developing new Cultural & Creative Tourism (CCT) products and services for Growth & Jobs? We recently read an interesting overview of the project that is being advanced by the Cult-CreaTE project with policy change in 8 regions. Here you can read some excerpts or
We were very happy to attend the opening of the new expo in Brussels – dedicated to night clubs and the culture that surrounds it. The exhibition is titled Night Fever. Designing Club Culture 1960 – Today and is coproduced with Vitra Design Museum. It represents the first large-scale examination of the relationship between the club
In August 2018, the exhibition EX-EMBASSY took place in the former embassy of Australia to the German Democratic Republic (GDR). The exhibition unpacked an archive of cultural and diplomatic legacies between GDR and Australia. The project was part of Berlin’s Project Space Festival 2018 and was hosted by the Atelierhaus Australische Botschaft Ost. The former Australian embassy to
The world is changing rapidly like a liquid. What does a future hold? Contemporary artists and architects tried to find answers to these and similar dilemmas through their temporary constructions reflecting on how flexible, fluid, and resilient a city can be at times when nothing seems certain. Bruges Triennale 2018 – the second edition of contemporary art
(Press release) The European Commission has published the awaited Communication (COM(2016) 543), regarding its proposal to the European Parliament and Council to designate 2018 as the European Year of Cultural Heritage (EYCH). The proposal includes several references to tourism, particularly sustainable cultural tourism. In particular, one of the three main objectives of EYCH2018 includes interalia
Have you heard of the nordic white nights, when the sun sets just before midnight and the twilight lasts all night long? In Saint Petersburg, Russia, white nights became notorious for flourishing artistic and cultural events.