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The return of the Parthenon Marbles an ecumenical demand, Cypriot archeologist tells CNA

By   /  18/02/2017  /  Culture, CY Culture, Cyprus, GR Culture, Greece  /  Comments Off on The return of the Parthenon Marbles an ecumenical demand, Cypriot archeologist tells CNA

  The Parthenon is an ecumenical archaeological symbol and so is the demand for the return of its marbles to their homeland, archaeologist Anna Marangou has told the Cyprus News Agency in an interview. Replying to questions in her capacity as Vice Chairwoman of the International Association for the Reunification of the Parthenon Sculptures, she […]

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“100 thousand poets for change”

By   /  16/02/2017  /  Culture, F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, MK Culture  /  Comments Off on “100 thousand poets for change”

“100 thousand poets for change” is the collection of poems which have been published in the recent days in FYROM and which will be promoted at the Macedonian Cultural Center in Skopje. Part of this poetic collection are 220 poets, which also includes foreign poets. The topics which have inspired the poets are part of […]

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Gucci denies it offered to pay Greece 56 mln euros for Acropolis fashion project

By   /  16/02/2017  /  Business, Culture, Finance, GR Business, GR Culture, GR Finance, Greece  /  Comments Off on Gucci denies it offered to pay Greece 56 mln euros for Acropolis fashion project

  Italian luxury fashion house Gucci denied on Wednesday reports published in Greek media and “La Repubblica” that it offered to pay Greece’s ministry of culture 56 million euros for a fashion project on the Acropolis Hill in Athens. “The published speculation regarding the supposed economic proposal, direct or indirect, is absolutely incorrect and without […]

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The freedom of speech is on

By   /  14/02/2017  /  AL Culture, Albania, Culture  /  Comments Off on The freedom of speech is on

  Our journey began four years ago. That’s when the Independent Balkan News Agency (IBNA), against all odds, embarked on a lonely and difficult journey during a tumultuous period. This was indeed a lonely road because IBNA was trying to do something which most thought was ludicrous; IBNA was going to bring the people of […]

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Days of the Chinese film in Skopje

By   /  13/02/2017  /  Culture, F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, MK Culture  /  Comments Off on Days of the Chinese film in Skopje

The days of thre Chinese film are being held in Skopje on the occasion of Chinese holidays. This activity is being held by the “Confucius” Institute, part of the “Saint Cyril and Methodus” in Skopje. Five Chinese films will be shown as part of these activities, but an exhibition with sculptures has also opened on […]

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Unlawful excavations in Apollonia

By   /  13/02/2017  /  AL Culture, Albania, Culture  /  Comments Off on Unlawful excavations in Apollonia

The head of the Apollonia National Park in Fier has been arrested by police following the theft of 230 archaeological objects found in its territory. Along with the director, police have also arrested several people who have carried out unlawful excavations, but the inquest also includes the head of the park. Police confirmed that “a […]

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Kosovar-British film “Home” wins a BAFTA award

By   /  13/02/2017  /  Culture, Kosovo, XK Culture  /  Comments Off on Kosovar-British film “Home” wins a BAFTA award

Kosovar-British film “Home” has won the BAFTA award for the best short film category. The film directed and produced by Daniel Mulloy, starring Jack O’Connell, Holliday Grainger, Arta Dobroshi and others, handles the topic of war refugees through the characters of a British family that leaves the country to travel toward a country in war. […]

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Creativity and art expression with the use of old materials

By   /  08/02/2017  /  Culture, CY Culture, Cyprus  /  Comments Off on Creativity and art expression with the use of old materials

  Stavros Loizou Paou sees art in all objects and old materials which could have ended up in recycle bins or in landfills. He wants to provide these items with a new form, shape and utility. He uses old screws, old plastic, such as pens, any kind of recyclable material, glass, old toys, everything in […]

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Slovenians celebrate culture and their finest poet

By   /  08/02/2017  /  Culture, SI Culture, Slovenia  /  Comments Off on Slovenians celebrate culture and their finest poet

Slovenians are expected to flock to cultural events on Wednesday as the country observes Culture Day, a bank holiday marking the death anniversary of Romantic poet France Prešeren (1800-1849). Many cultural institutions will open their doors to visitors admission free and cultural ceremonies and events will be held throughout the country, many involving the reading […]

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“Sarajevo Winter” Festival will open its doors on Tuesday

By   /  06/02/2017  /  BA Culture, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Culture, Headlines  /  Comments Off on “Sarajevo Winter” Festival will open its doors on Tuesday

Council of Europe Secretary General, Thorbjorn Jagland, informed the director of the International Festival “Sarajevo Winter”, Ibrahim Spahic, that he will be glad to take the patronage over issue 33 of this important Festival. In the letter of confirmation was said that the Council of Europe in last 25 years identified values promoted on Festival […]

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