EUNIC members are promoting cultural exchange beyond borders, sharing freely available online content. Part of it we present here. There's definitely more out there. Share it with us via social media, using the hashtag#EuropeForCulture.
- The Forum on European Culture - co-organised by DutchCulture - relaunched "Europe as a home", a talk about inclusiveness in Europe with feminist Seyran Ates and spoken word artist Jacob Sam-La Rose: listen to it here.
- #FiveFilmsForFreedom, a project coordinated by the British Council which includes five films on worldwide LGBTIQ+ topics, is made available for free until 29 March. Watch it here.
- As part of the upcoming German EU Council Presidency, the Goethe-Institut launched a quotes competition: the best ones will form part of an interactive installation to be shown in the participating countries across Europe. Find out how to participate by clicking here.
Also, find below online activities in other EU languages:
- Institut Français' Culturethéque offers a richness of digitized content in French that you can consult upon registration.
- IFA have a monthly podcast series on all things international cultural relations. Although published in German, digital versions in English are available.
- Live music is switching online! Österreich Institut in Vienna is promoting the online broadcasting of the State Opera (here), similarly to the initiative of the Polish National Opera who made available the streaming of a number of performances and ballets. The International Spring Orchestra Festival supported by the Arts Council Malta will go fully virtual in April, and quarantine did not stop the Lithuanian ensemble Ratilio either from hosting a concert through Google Hangouts (listen here) or a freshly launched Instagram-based music festival, #EuFicoEmCasa.
- The Danish music group HeartBeat Group has sent a creative borderless wish to the children in Wuhan in cooperation with the Danish Cultural Institute: watch the video.
- The Latvian Institute organised a hackathon focused on the role of IT in contributing to stop the Covid-19 outbreak. The event lasts until tonight, and you can still join here on Slack.
- The Spanish Institute for Cinema and Audiovisual Arts is giving free access to recently restored Spanish masterpieces through their national archive, la Filmoteca: watch them on their Vimeo profile.
- Wallonie-Bruxelles International has opened its doors to let visitors in, at least virtually. You can visit their current exhibition "Infiniment génial" online: more information here.