Books build bridges without borders between cultures and generations to promote education, tolerance and to inspire imagination in a globalized world. For the first time, King Fahad Cultural Centre will organise a Children’s Book Fair, which will be held from 26 to 30 April. The Delegation of the European Union will participate in the first Children's Book Fair with a stand displaying children’s books, maps of Europe, gadgets as well as mock passport of the European Union.
Morning hours: general public. Evening hours: only for families.
Mr Abdulnasser Gharem, a leading Saudi conceptual artist, will deliver a presentation and live performance of his creative foundation and conceptual art at the residence of the Ambassador of the European Union.
Scipione Sangiovanni is one of the most distinguished Italian pianists of his generation. He has gone on to play at many prestigious stages, namely Carnegie Hall (New York), Palau de la Musica Catalana (Barcelona), Salle Cortot (Paris), Teatro alla Scala and Sala Giuseppe Verdi (Milano), Teatro la Fenice (Venezia), Mozarteum (Salzburg), Konzerthaus (Berlin), Steinway Hall (Miami), Salle Moliere (Lyon), Centro Nacional de las Artes (Mexico City), Bolton Theater (Cleveland), University of South Africa (Pretoria), amongst others.
Head of EU Delegation and EU Special Representative in BiH, Ambassador Lars-Gunnar Wigemark opened the EU-supported exhibition showcasing European artists’ solidarity with Banja Luka post-1969 earthquake..
Jajce, a city in northwest BiH, known as a home to 30 national monuments will host the central event to mark this year’s Europe Day. Following Jajce’s rich cultural and historical heritage trail (Jajce fortress, catacombs and underground church, Pliva lakes and water mills, temple of the God Mithras, Esma Sultana Mosque, church of Saint John the Baptist, the tomb of the last Bosnian king, Ethno Museum with mineral collection, Museum of AVNOJ where the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia was established) is one of many activities taking place there on Monday 7 May.
"The European Film Festival brings European cinema to a broad range of audiences in Kenya. This is a great opportunity for Kenyans to experience another Europe that they don’t often get to see."
Nyambura M. Waruingi (Festival Curator)
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The EU Delegation to NZ is pleased to work with the Victoria University of Wellington and UN Association on the Sustainable Development Goals Summit, to take place on 23 April. The Summit is a cross-sectoral collaboration on efforts to achieve the #SDGs by 2030, also known as Agenda 2030. The #SDGs are universally applicable to all countries and the EU is committed to be a frontrunner in implementing them.
To celebrate 100th Anniversary of Poland’s Regained Independence, the Polish Embassy in cooperation with the Polish Communities and New Zealand partners around the country invites all music lovers to the series of piano concerts and recitals by a prominent Polish pianist, Raphael A. Lustchevsky. There will be 6 shows across New Zealand from April 25-May 10, click the link below to find the nearest one!