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Europalia.india, 4 months of encounters

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The two main exhibitions, organised at the Centre for Fine Arts in Brussels, will act as central points around which will revolve some twenty other exhibitions and numerous musical, performing arts, literature and cinema events. The exhibition The Body in Indian Art will decode the different perceptions, traditions and beliefs linked to the body in India. Through understanding the body and over 250 art works from numerous Indian museums, the public will be able to understand the key elements that have shaped India from the third millennium B... Read More »

MEDIA and Creative Europe in the spotlight at Locarno Film Festival

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"The MEDIA programme is once again in the spotlight at Locarno, which has always been a fantastic platform for European films ," said Commissioner Vassiliou. " MEDIA stands for a strong European film industry and for cultural diversity. I am delighted that MEDIA will continue to support our most talented film-makers as part of the new Creative Europe programme from next year ," she added. Some 150 000 cinema-goers fans are expected in Locarno over the course of the festival, as well as 3 000 professionals from the film world and nearly 1 000... Read More »

Boris Johnson, The Mayor of London, hails The Leadenhall Building as ‘the latest landmark to grace London’s iconic skyline’

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It is due to complete in summer 2014 and will comprise 610,000 sq ft of office space over 47 floors. The striking architectural design of The Leadenhall Building incorporates 18,000 tonnes of steel and 70,000 sq metres of cladding. In one of the most advanced forms of construction by main contractor, Laing O’Rourke, 85% of the structure (by construction value) has been manufactured off-site. As well as being the newest addition to London’s skyline, The Leadenhall Building will be part of the City's fabric at ground level, creating a half acr... Read More »

The company “Fortum” supported the creative contest photographers Russia

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"The energy concern Fortum is committed to producing clean energy, the necessary current and future generations. By establishing a nomination contest "Eco World", we again want to draw attention to such important issues as the preservation of the ecological balance, the fragility of nature and man's responsibility for it, "- said Dmitry Petrikevich, Vice President, Director of" power system "Western Siberia" JSC " Fortum. " Contest organizers say the high activity of the participants. This year the jury considered nearly three thousand works... Read More »

European cinema: find out which films have been nominated for 2013 LUX Prize

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The contenders for this year's prize have now been revealed at the 48th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in the Czech Republic. Read on to discover which films have a chance to win the prize. The three finalists will be selected in July. The official selection for the 2013 LUX Prize is (in alphabetical order): Äta sova dö (Eat Sleep Die), by Gabriela Pichler - Sweden Grzeli nateli dgeebi (In Bloom) by Nana Ekvtimishvili, Simon Groß - Georgia, Germany, France Krugovi (Circles), by Srdan Golubovic - Serbia, Germany, France, Slo... Read More »

In connection with the reconstruction of RTRS temporarily suspend trips to the Ostankino TV tower

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At present, in accordance with the schedule of works on the reconstruction of utilities along the entire height of the tower - ventilation, water supply, sewerage, electricity networks, etc. Ostankino TV tower with its very short years of construction in 1967 became one of the symbols of the capital. It has an indoor and outdoor observation decks, which organizes tours for Muscovites. Children and students aged 7 to 18 years, students of day departments of secondary specialized educational institutions, universities full-time students (upon ... Read More »

Europe’s new architecture

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“Harpa's iconic and transparent porous quasi-brick appears as an ever-changing play of coloured light, promoting a dialogue between the city and the building's interior life,” said the panel’s chair. The EU’s biennial EU prize for contemporary architecture – also known as the Mies van der Rohe award – celebrates excellence and encourages up-and-coming talent in architecture. Emerging talent The jury awarded the prize for emerging architect ‘special mention’ to María Langarita and Víctor Navarro for the Nave de Música Matadero (Red Bull... Read More »

GDF SUEZ Foundation renews its partnership with the National Museum of Natural History in Paris (MNHN)

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Since 2011, the GDF SUEZ Foundation is committed to the Museum to support the program of participatory science Vigie-Nature. By renewing this agreement, the Group intends to continue its support for this program through three actions: The extension of the Vigie-Nature program for new networks and tools.  Its adaptation to the schools with the project "Nature Vigie schools "to educate teachers and students to the scientific process by providing access to Vigie-Nature 6 million students in school programs.  Specific actions animation of t... Read More »

Beautiful China 2013: Inaugural “Lushan Impression” Art for Charity Event

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The event was designed to promote the scenic spot through many artistic renderings of the famed resort, allowing interested tourists worldwide to better know the exquisite area and the Chinese traditions that are part of its long history: "When disaster strikes, help comes from all sides".Two days before the event, more than 3,000 tourists and art-lovers had already gathered at Lushan. On the last day of the event, over 600 art-lovers including students from colleges and universities as well as secondary and primary schools across China had mad... Read More »

Very successful Keukenhof season

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Keukenhof welcomed over 10,000 coaches. The number of Dutch families with children who visited the park increased. The Keukenhof theme for 2014 is “Holland”, in which both traditional and modern symbols will be highlighted. In 2014 Keukenhof will focus more on the domestic market, families and the younger target group. Keukenhof 2014 will be open from March 20 until May 18. ... Read More »

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