Europe Day activities of EU Delegations

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  • 25/08/2014 - FACIM – Commercial Fair

    For the first time the EU and a few EU MS will have a joint stand in the most important commercial fair of the country, with a joint production of the stand. The EU stand will be organised by the EU Delegation to Mozambique.

    Country: Mozambique | Activity: Other

  • 05/06/2014 - Young Professionals European Wine Tasting

    Young Professionals European Wine Tasting (WTC New Orleans). The event is organised by the EU Delegation to the US and will be held in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 31/05/2014 - Embassy Adoption Program’s EU Celebration

    The EAP students of Beers ES, Capitol Hill Montessori EC, Eliot-Hine MS, Garfield ES, Houston ES, and Janney ES offer performance art, alongside professional artists (Organized by the Embassy of Austria, the Embassy of Belgium, the Embassy of France, the Embassy of Germany, the Embassy of the Netherlands and the Embassy of Slovenia together with the Washington Performing Arts Society).

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 31/05/2014 - EU Photo competition

    The EU Delegation to Swaziland has collaborated with MTN Bushfire, Swaziland's biggest annual arts festival, to run an EU photo competition for young people.

    The competition was launched on 10 April 2014 and the prizes will be presented during the Bushfire festival to be held on 31 May – 1 June 2014. The three winning photos will be exhibited not only at the Bushfire festival but also at the lobby of the Lilunga House in Mbabane which houses the EU and UN offices.

    Country: Swaziland | Activity: Exhibition - Events for the Youth

  • 31/05/2014 - Climate Change prevention action

    The EU Delegation to Venezuela is organising an European Forest Maintenance activity at the Zoological park of Caricuao in Caracas.

    UEMS will also take part of this activity if it is approved by the park authorities. In 2009 more than 3000 trees were planted by over 150 volunteers (students, groups of scouts, neighbours) in a deforested area, with the participation and sponsorship of several NGOs, the government and the private sector. This event gave us great visibility with a very small investment.

    Country: Venezuela | Activity: Other - Other events

  • 30/05/2014 - Reception to Mark the Anniversary of 2004 Enlargement

    The event will take place at the Polish Embassy Compound and it is organised by the the Polish Embassy, in collaboration with the EU Delegation to Belarus.

    Country: Belarus | Activity: Other events

  • 30/05/2014 - The Voyage – A Conference on the Journey into Fantasy

    In collaboration with GU Italian Research Institute: Italian writer Baricco and Nobel prize Vargas Llosa (on Boccaccio’s Decameron)

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Public Conference - Cultural events

  • 29/05/2014 - Leading European Composers: Arvo Pärt

    Renowned Estonian composer Arvo Pärt appears at a program of his chamber music .

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 29/05/2014 - Award ceremony for school competition

    An award ceremony to give prizes to school children who have participated in a competition on "30 Years Cooperation between the European Union and Mozambique" will be organized with the presence of journalists and the Government of Mozambique.

    Country: Mozambique | Activity: Press event - Events for the Youth

  • 29/05/2014 - Festival du film européen

    A l'occasion de la célébration de la fête de l'Europe, la Délégation de l'Union européenne et ses Etats membres représentés au Gabon, notamment les Ambassades de France, Italie, Allemagne et Espagne, organisent du 5 au 10 mai le festival du film européen en partenariat avec l'université Omar Bongo et l'Institut gabonais de l'image et du son (IGIS). Le thème principal choisi pour ce festival est la famille. Comme le monde entier, le Gabon célèbre les 15 mai de chaque année la Journée internationale de la famille, ce festival est également une opportunité pour prendre davantage conscience de l’importance des questions familiales. 

    Plus info ici

    Country: Gabon | Activity: Film Festival

  • 29/05/2014 - New edition of the book "De Europa a Venezuela"

    A new edition of the book "De Europa a Venezuela" will be launched on the occasion of the celebrations for the Europe Day The book was published for the first time in 2007 by the UE Delegation to Venezuela.

    Country: Venezuela | Activity: Other

  • 28/05/2014 - Euro Forum: an effective market intelligence to promote SME exports to EU market

    The first edition of the Euro Forum will be organised by the EU Delegation to Nicaragua and the Nicaraguan Association of Producers and Exporters (APEN), in association with the Superior Council of Private Enterprise.

    The Euro Forum has been thought as a training programme for small and medium enterprises with export opportunities to the EU market, in the framework of the AA.

    The event includes an opening seminar given by an expert on the EU market; workshops aimed to key export sectors; specialized course on business rounds; and technical assistance for quality improvement.

    Country: Nicaragua | Activity: Public Conference

  • 28/05/2014 - Ballads

    The world explored and portrayed by the Italian photographer Marco Paoli.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Exhibition - Cultural events

  • 28/05/2014 - Music by composers from Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Malta, and Slovenia

    National Gallery of Art Chamber Players perform music by Stedron, Psaila, Dikov, and Kuhar.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 28/05/2014 - Music by composers from Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Malta, and Slovenia

    National Gallery of Art Chamber Players perform music by Stedron, Psaila, Dikov, and Kuhar. Organized by Embassy of Bulgaria.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 27/05/2014 - Taste of Europe reception

    Taste of Europe reception, Film screening "Walesa: Man of Hope", and Panel Discussion on European integration w/ Mark Fisher, Managing Director for Europe, German Marshall Fund (WACA). The event is organised by the EU Delegation to the US and will be held in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 27/05/2014 - Estonia in Concert: The Music of Arvo Pärt

    The Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra with Conductor Tõnu Kaljuste perform the works of Arvo Pärt in his presence. Free.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 26/05/2014 - European Music Heritage Night

    The European Music Heritage Night is organised by the Italian Embassy in collaboration with the EU Delegation to Belarus. It will take place in the Chamber Hall of the State Philharmonic.

    Country: Belarus | Activity: Cultural events

  • 26/05/2014 - The Piano Trio RIX

    Chamber music by Janis Maleckis, piano; Sandis Steinbergs, violin; and Reinis Birznieks, cello. Organized by the Embassy of Latvia.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 25/05/2014 - Reception on the occasion of European Elections 2014

    The reception is organised by the German Embassy in collaboration with the EU Delegation to Belarus. The event will take place at the Minsk International Centre for Education named after Johannes Rau.

    Country: Belarus | Activity: Other events

  • 25/05/2014 - Soprano Irena Preda and pianist Nejc Lavrenčič in Concert

    Music by: Lipovšek, Ipavec, Škerjanc, Simoniti, Lajovic, Puccini, Massanet, and Verdi.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 24/05/2014 - Experimental Film in Croatia

    Experimental Cinema in Eastern Europe, 1960 – 1990

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Film Festival - Cultural events

  • 24/05/2014 - International Eskisehir Street Festival

    The street festival will include variety of events including street art activities, paper marbling, painting, pottery, face painting, spray painting, lampworking and t-shirt designing workshops, rhythm shows, street theatres, dance shows, fashion shows. An outdoor film screenings in Eti Park will also take place.

    Country: Turkey | Activity: Other events

  • 23/05/2014 - Musica FEUropa - Music Festival

    "Musica FEUropa" is a Music Festival taking place on 23 and 24 May, in the framework of "Viva Europa 2014". The event, co-organised by a major university and the EU Delegation to the Philippines is a professional choral competition, bringing together over 20 choirs to present European and Filipino music.

    Country: Philippines | Activity: Cultural events

  • 22/05/2014 - Events in Sao Paulo

    - Seminar on Innovation in FIESP with Member States representatives and business and scientific communities (in the morning).

    - Seminar on market access with Member States representatives, European Consuls, Eurochambers and European Industry (in the afternoon).

    - Europe Day Reception will be held in the evening offered by the EU Delegation.

    More information: http://www.semanadaeuropa.org.br/

    Country: Brazil | Activity: Public Conference - Other events

  • 22/05/2014 - Europe Day Symphony Concert

    The concert is organised by the EU Delegation to Belarus, in cooperation with National Symphony Orchestra and it will take place at the Belarusian State Philharmonic Society.

    Country: Belarus | Activity: Cultural events

  • 22/05/2014 - Europe Day Education and Language Fair

    The Europe Day Education and Language Fair is organised by the EU Delegation to Belarus, 16 Member States, student NGOs and international education centres. The event will take place at the Minsk International Centre for Education named after Johannes Rau.

    Country: Belarus | Activity: Cultural events

  • 22/05/2014 - World Trade Month program

    Pre-program event as part of the World Trade Month program at the Port of Hueneme, one of California's most active seaports w/reception, presentation & discussion (World Affairs Council of the California Central Coast/WACA). The event is organised by the EU Delegation to the US and will be held in Oxnard, CA.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Public Conference

  • 22/05/2014 - Traditional Music of Greece

    The Karpouzi Trio perform on traditional instruments kemane, laouto, lavta, outi and santouri with vocalist Spyros Koliavasilis.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 22/05/2014 - Installation: "Marimekko"

    Exhibit at the Embassy of Finland open to the public except June 21-22.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Exhibition - Cultural events

  • 22/05/2014 - Participation in the International Agricultural Fair - "Agromercados 2014"

    The EU Delegation to Hinduras will participate in the second edition of Agromercados-Honduras 2014 that will be held at San Pedro Sula. The Organizing Committee has planned the participation of national, regional and international buyers in areas such as: Animal Health, Agribusiness, Finance, Marketing and others. The Delegation sees this event as an opportunity to provide useful information regarding the EU-CA Association Agreement to potential exporters.

    Country: Honduras | Activity: Other events

  • 21/05/2014 - Europe Day Concert/Reception

    The Delegation of the European Union to Armenia in partnership with TUMO Center for Creative Technologies is organizing a concert of the State Youth Orchestra of Armenia and TUMO's music students followed by a reception.

    The event will take place on Wednesday 21 May at 18.30 in TUMO Center (16 Halabyan Str. in Yerevan).

    The event enlargement video materials will be screened during the event.

    Country: Armenia | Activity: Other events - Cultural events

  • 21/05/2014 - Jazz: the Classical Music of Globalization

    Speaker and performer: Reinhold Wagnleitner (University of Salzburg) and Tom McDermott (piano, New Orleans). Organized by Embassy of Austria.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 20/05/2014 - String Quartet Music from Europe

    Arabella Quartet performs music of Mendelssohn, Webern, Schubert, Nielsen, Shostakovich, Wolf, Puccini and Dvořák. Organized by the Embassy of Denmark and the Embassy of Italy.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 20/05/2014 - Lemonade Joe (Limonádový Joe)

    A musical comedy satirizing the American Western genre. Organized by the Embassy of the Czech Republic.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 20/05/2014 - Children's Festival

    The EU Delegation to the Philippines organises a children's Festival from 20 to 23 May ("Lakbayin Natin ang EU" or "Journey to the EU"), in the framework of  the event "Viva Europa". The a festival consists of storytelling, language sessions, arts, crafts, music and dance.

    Country: Philippines | Activity: Children’s event

  • 19/05/2014 - Lunch meeting with local authorities

    Lunch meeting with the main counterpart of EU cooperation and with Ambassadors of EU Member States (UK and France ). This will be the occasion, in an intimate setting, to have a discussion of the EUs involvement in the country and future prospects. The event is organised by the EU Delegation to the Republic of Mauritius, for the Union of the Comoros and the Republic of Seychelles.

    Country: Mauritius | Activity: Other events

  • 19/05/2014 - Piano music of J.S. Bach, W. A. Mozart, P. Breiner and Others

    Slovak pianist, conductor, arranger/composer Peter Breiner, is one of the world´s most recorded musicians.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 19/05/2014 - European Film Festival

    The European Union Delegation to Honduras in collaboration with MS in the country are bringing European cinematography to Honduras this year with a collection of films that highlight European landscape. This year a total of 10 films from Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands and Spain will be exhibited in different cities around the country.

    Country: Honduras | Activity: Film Festival

  • 19/05/2014 - Inauguration of SIRDI Office Building

    The EU has signed an agreement through the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) for the three-years project “Institutional Support to Strengthen the Sugar Industry Research and Development Institute (SIRDI)". The construction of an administrative building for the project has been recently finilised. The building will serve as the HQ for SIRDI, as weel as laboratory, and will be inaugurated by the Delegation to Jamaica, Belize, The Bahamas, Turks and Caicos Islands and Cayman Islands on the occasion of the Europe Day celebrations.

    Country: Belize | Activity: Other events

  • 18/05/2014 - Soccer tournament

    Soccer tournament w/teams representing European Clubs participating in UEFA Champions League followed by after party w/screening of real "Champions League Final" (Global Connect). The event is organised by the EU Delegation to the US and will be held in Atlanta(GA).

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Sports events

  • 18/05/2014 - Piano Music of John Field and Other Composers

    Miceal O'Rourke, Irish pianist performs at the 3000th Concert of the National Gallery of Art.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 17/05/2014 - Europe Day Information Week

    In frames of the Europe Day Information Week, the Delegation of the European Union to Armenia organizes:

    - Opening Events in Gyumri on 17 May, including Open Space Discussion on EU-related topics, film screenings, events at the museums, information fair, art performance and the concert of Armenian band Bambir;

    - Throughout the week of  18-23.05, various events such as: open doors at the Embassies and institutions,  lecture on 10 years of EU Enlargement,  discussion on EU support to business, film screenings,  master classes, exhibitions and overnight performance, Europe Day celebrations in Kapan;

    - Closing events in Yerevan, including: Round Table Discussion with EU Member States Ambassadors, Information Fair and a concert of Croatian artist Luka Nizetic, accompanied by Armenian artists;

    More information as well as the programme can be found here: http://eucentre.am/europeday/

    Country: Armenia | Activity: Cultural events - EU Information sessions

  • 17/05/2014 - Art object

    An art event, organised by the EU Delegation to Ukraine, will give youth an opportunity to express their view on the EU-Ukraine relations.

    Country: Ukraine | Activity: Cultural events

  • 17/05/2014 - Public debate

    Representatives of the Member States will deliver speeches and hold a public debate on Ukraine integration to the EU.

    Country: Ukraine | Activity: Public Conference

  • 17/05/2014 - Opening of the Europe Day celebration

    Official opening ceremony where Ambassador Tombinski, Foreign Minister, and the Acting Mayor of Kyiv will deliver a speech. The event is organised by the EU Delegation to Ukraine.

    Country: Ukraine | Activity: Other events

  • 17/05/2014 - Shorts from 1970s Poland & The Enthusiasts Archive

    Experimental Cinema in Easter Europe Workshop of the Film Form and Beyond.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 17/05/2014 - European Gastronomic and Cultural Route – Europe Edition

    In the framework of the Europe Day ,the EU Delegation to Venezuela is organising the "European Gastronomic and Cultural Route".

    This event is organized in cooperation with the Chacao Municipality in Caracas, EU Embassies and Cultural Institutes. The Municipality will organize a gastronomic and cultural pedestrian tour. The general public will have the opportunity to walk from one place to another and taste European menus, especially elaborated for the occasion.

    The activity will be accompanied by art exhibitions and performances related to Europe.

    Country: Venezuela | Activity: Exhibition - Other - Cultural events

  • 16/05/2014 - Lectures on the EU-Ukraine relations

    Lectures on the EU-Ukraine relations by the representatives of the EU Delegation will take place in the universities of Lviv.

    Country: Ukraine | Activity: Events for the Youth - EU Information sessions

  • 16/05/2014 - Opening of the EUi in Lviv

    A ceremony of opening of the European Union information centre in Lviv is organised by the representative of the EU Delegation.

    Country: Ukraine | Activity: Other events

  • 16/05/2014 - European Poetry Evening

    The main goal of the event is to promote European poetry and its Portuguese translation. We would like to invite European poets (residents in Brazil included) to present poetry both in their mother tongue language and in Portuguese. More information: http://www.semanadaeuropa.org.br/

    Country: Brazil | Activity: Cultural events

  • 16/05/2014 - "Le Parody"

    Electric beats join hypnotic melodies in Le Parody's music. (Organized by the Embassy of Spain i.a.)

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 16/05/2014 - Operetta Evening II

    Part of The Embassy Series.

    Austro-Hungarian composers are featured in solo arias and duets at the Embassy of Hungary.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 16/05/2014 - Viennese Ball

    Organized by International Club of DC, taking place at the Embassy of Austria.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 16/05/2014 - EU Film Cycle: O Grande Kilapy / The Great Kilapy

    In the framework of the EU Film Cycle organised by the EU Delegation to Mozambique the documentary film "O Grande Kilapy / The Great Kilapy" will be screended. Sinopsis Joãzinho is a conman with a profound friendship ethic, "bom vivant" at all costs, and always looking out his for own best interest. A simple man who just wants to live his life, he becomes a Senior Executive in the National Bank of Angola and quickly turns into an uncomfortable, subversive and political person of interest for the Portuguese colonial regime…

    Country: Mozambique | Activity: Film Festival

  • 16/05/2014 - Children's Quiz

    Approximately 22 children, aged from 6 to 11 years, will participate in a fun quiz on the European Union , organised by the EU Delegation in Sri Lanka. The quiz will be held at the French School in Colombo.

    Country: Sri Lanka | Activity: Children’s event - Other

  • 16/05/2014 - Documentary film "Songs Redemption": public and school screening

    The documentary "Songs Redemption" has won three major awards at film festivals in Los Angeles, Toronto and Trinidad. It follows the story of five inmates who participated in an EU funded rehabilitation programme at the Tower Street Adult Correctional Facility in Kingston, Jamaica.  It shows the day to day experiences and challenges of the inmates, the circumstances that brought them in conflict with the law but also the hope that the rehabilitation programme nurtures. The rehabilitation program in Jamaica is funded by the EU through its European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) in five correctional institutions. The public showing in Belize, organised by the EU Delegation, follows on a similar initiative with the documentary in Jamaica. The film's focus on rehabilitation and the hope which the second chances inspire also reinforces the EU's position for the abolition of the death penalty (which is still legally applicable in Belize and Jamaica).

    Country: Belize | Activity: Other - Events for the Youth - Cultural events

  • 15/05/2014 - Panel discussion

    "European Energy and Environmental Policies: Global Impact" featuring key note speeches & panel discussion (WTC). The event is organised by the EU Delegation to the US and will be held in New Orleans (LA).

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Public Conference

  • 15/05/2014 - A Baroque Festival for a Baroque Island

    Kenneth Zammit Tabona, the Deputy Chairman of Malta’s The Manoel Theatre lectures on Malta’s baroque identity. Also baroque music performance.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 15/05/2014 - Bohumil Hrabal

    Archipelago Books celebrates the 100th anniversary of Bohumil Hrabal’s birth at the Embassy of the Czech Republic, with the launch of his novel "Harlequin's Millions".

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 15/05/2014 - Operetta Evening I

    The Embassy Series at the Embassy of Austria. Austro-Hungarian composers are featured in solo arias and duets.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 15/05/2014 - Europe Day Celebrations at the University of Haifa

    The EU Delegation together with the University of Haifa will mark Europe day by a day long celebration including an academic conference titled 'Social Issues in Contemporary Europe', a lecture by the EU Ambassador and an outdoor European cultural festival. High school students have been invited to take part.

    Country: Israel | Activity: Events for the Youth - EU Information sessions

  • 15/05/2014 - EU information session - Facebook

    The Head of the EU Delegation to Israel, Lars Faaborg-Andersen, will field questions in real time on the Tel Aviv Delegation's Facebook page.  The event will be publicised by means of targeted advertising on Facebook and a banner campaign on leading Israeli news websites.

    Country: Israel | Activity: Social media

  • 15/05/2014 - Erasmus Plus Regional Presentation for Central Asia

    The event will gather around 150 participants from all five Central Asian countries and Brussels in Tashkent for a presentation of Erasmus Plus program to staff of national ministries of education, academic institutions, student organizations, national Tempus offices and EU Delegations. The event is organised by the EU Delegation to Uzbekistan.

    Country: Uzbekistan | Activity: Other events - EU Information sessions

  • 15/05/2014 - Prize Distribution for the EU Essay Competition

    An estimated 18,000 children aged 16-17 have written essays for an EU competition. The EU Delegation to India is exploring the possibility of some prize winners receiving their prizes/certificates at a function in the auditorium of the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (Central Schools Organisation) before the top 5 essayists go on a teacher-accompanied 10 day trip to Europe.

    Country: India | Activity: Events for the Youth

  • 14/05/2014 - Conférence

    Présentation des opportunités de financement de l'enseignement supérieur (conférence débat dans les universités du Togo).

    Country: Togo | Activity: Public Conference

  • 14/05/2014 - “The Stubborn Memory” (Trmasti spomin)

    Documentary on Boris Pahor, Holocaust survivor, Nobel Lit. Prize nominee, and winner of European Citizens’ Prize.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 14/05/2014 - Lithuania in the Context of European Music: Past and Present

    Edvinas Minkštimas, pianist, performs music of Čiurlionis, Minkštimas, Anatolijus, Schubert, Šenderovas, , Liszt, and Mozart.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 14/05/2014 - Leaving (Odcházení)

    Public projection of "Leaving", directed by former Czech President Václav Havel.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 14/05/2014 - European Youth Forum

    About 100 students will take part in EU Youth Forum on "My Rights, My Identity" with participation of different local and nationwide invitees representing different professions, ethnicities and religions. The forum aims at stimulating informed debate about rights and identity issues which are key to the accession process. The event is co-organised by the EU Delegation to Turkey.

    Country: Turkey | Activity: Events for the Youth

  • 14/05/2014 - Europe Day Celebrations at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya

    The EU Delegation to Israel together with the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya will celebrate Europe Day by holding a day long event for students and high school pupils. The day will include a conference on EU-Israel relations, and a conversation with the pupils explaining EU-Israel cooperation followed by a quiz.

    Country: Israel | Activity: Events for the Youth - EU Information sessions

  • 14/05/2014 - Europe Day in Gaza

    The children choir of the 'Edward Said National Conservatory of Music', which is an EU grantee, will perform at a ceremony to mark Europe Day in Gaza city.  The event will bring together all partners of the EU in the Gaza Strip. The event is organised by the EU Delegation to West Bank and Gaza.

    Country: Palestine | Activity: Children’s event - Cultural events

  • 13/05/2014 - Evènement culturel

    Publication d'un recueil de caricature sur la vie politique Togolaise

    Country: Togo | Activity: Other events - Cultural events

  • 13/05/2014 - European Concert

    A symphonic concert with a local orchestra and invited soloists from Europe has always been one of the strongest points of the Europe Week's program. This year two symphonic concert will take place: Brasilia – 13th May at Teatro Calmon (in substitution for Tatro Nacional that is currently closed for renovation), at 8 p.m. with the local orchestra OSTNCS - and Curitiba – 18th May at Teatro Guaira, at 10.30 a.m. with the state orchestra OSP. More information at http://www.semanadaeuropa.org.br/

    Country: Brazil | Activity: Cultural events

  • 13/05/2014 - Flamenco, jazz and Mediterranean melodies

    Singer/ composer Lara Bello from Granada captures the magic and poetry of Spain.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 13/05/2014 - Slovenian Language Class for Beginners

    Taught by Professor Luka Zibelnik of Center for Slovenian Studies, Cleveland State University.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 13/05/2014 - Book Presentation: "Necropolis"

    "Necropolis" was written by centenarian, Holocaust survivor and Nobel Literature Prize nominee Boris Pahor. Organized by the Embassy of Slovenia.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 13/05/2014 - Passion

    Honoring Italian Director Carlo Mazzacurati, who died last January.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 13/05/2014 - “La fille du 14 juillet”

    Part of the monthly Cinémathèque series, Embassy of France, organized by the Cultural Service of the Embassy of France.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Film Festival - Cultural events

  • 13/05/2014 - European Film Festival in Tashkent, Samarkand and Bukhara

    Building on last year's experience, the EU Delegation to Uzbekistan is expanding the geography of the Festival outside Tashkent this year. 14 entries from 12 EU states will be screened in the three cities, including feature films, documentaries and animation films.

    Country: Uzbekistan | Activity: Film Festival

  • 13/05/2014 - Launch of Child Empowerment and Rehabilitation programme (RISE Life Management)

    In June 2013 the EU Delegation to Jamaica, Belize, The Bahamas, Turks and Caicos Islands signed a one-year contract with Rise Life Management Services (€150,000) under EIDHR for support to children in detention.  The programme commenced activities in December 2013.  The objectives of the programme are: 1) to provide psychosocial and rehabilitative support for 400 children living in detention and state care; 2) to promote early reporting of sexual abuse among children; 3) to empower children with tools to distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate behaviours.

    Country: Jamaica | Activity: Other

  • 12/05/2014 - European Culinary Festival

    In a partnership with Centro Empresarial Brasil 21, EU member states' delicacies will be served in Dalí Camões restaurant. National dishes from EU-Brazil recipe book (published last May) will be used to compose a menu signed by Dalí Camões chef. The official inauguration, for invited guests only, will take place on the 12th May. Afterwards, each day a dinner-buffet with a selection of dishes from different parts of Europe will be available for any interested customer at a fixed price established by the restaurant.

    EU member states are welcome to talk about their national dishes with the restaurant (through a contact person in EUNIC) or even send a national chef or Embassy employee to supervise the preparing process.  

    More information: http://www.semanadaeuropa.org.br/

    Country: Brazil | Activity: Cultural events

  • 12/05/2014 - Master Class: New Cuisine of Nordic Countries

    The master class is organised by the Danish, Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish Embassies, in collaboration with the EU Delegation to Belarus. The event will take place in the Renaissance Restaurant, Minsk and broadcasted live on the country's most popular news portal.

    Country: Belarus | Activity: Cultural events

  • 12/05/2014 - Photography Exhibition

    The exhibition consists of an art/documentary photography reflecting the traces of WWI in Belarus. The event is organised by the EU Delegation to Belarus in cooperation with Photo Club Minsk. It will take place in Minsk (Pobeda Cinema) and in other four towns (Navahrudak, Braslaw, Pastavy, Mahilyow).

    Country: Belarus | Activity: Film Festival

  • 12/05/2014 - Europe Day Film Festival

    The event is organised by the EU Delegation to Belarus to mark the 100th anniversary of WW1. 15 screenings are organised jointly with 14 Member States and Belarus.

    Country: Belarus | Activity: Film Festival

  • 12/05/2014 - Europe Day Reception

    The reception, organised by the EU Delegation to Kyrgyzstan, will take place on the evening of 12th May at the Ala-Too restaurant in Bishkek. It will provide an excellent opportunity for selected 16 EU-funded projects to present their activities.  Local media will be invited to highlight the event. Expected attendants: 500-600.

    Country: Kyrgyzstan | Activity: Other events

  • 12/05/2014 - Media Breakfast

    Representatives of different media houses are invited for a breakfast at the offices of the to the Republic of Mauritius, for the Union of the Comoros and the Republic of Seychelles. They will be given the opportunity to ask questions and have an open discussion on issues related to bilateral cooperation and EU policies and activities. Present at this event will also be representatives of EU Member States, namely the UK and France.

    Country: Mauritius | Activity: Press event

  • 12/05/2014 - Photo Competition "Send Your Message to Europe"

    A photograph competition will be organized amongst the university students. The theme will be “Express the European Inside”. When taking a picture, students will be encouraged to think about how Europe/Europeanism is perceived. Best 10 photos will be selected for exhibition at the "Arts Street” in the May Fest area in Bilkent University. The event is co-organised by the EU Delegation to Turkey.

    Country: Turkey | Activity: Other events

  • 12/05/2014 - Europe Day Celebrations at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem

    The EU Delegation to Israel together with the Hebrew University in Jerusalem will hold a day-long European Festival, which will include European Ambassador roundtable forums, a panel on European-Israeli research collaboration and a colloquium with the EU Ambassador.

    Country: Israel | Activity: Events for the Youth - EU Information sessions

  • 12/05/2014 - Célébration pour la Journée de l'Europe à la Cité du Cinéma

    En contribuant à l'activité économique, le secteur culturel et créatif contribue et participe activement au développement de l'Europe. L'intention de cet évènement, au jour de la fête de l'Europe, est de montrer un exemple concret de formation d'excellence de l'industrie culturelle européenne, dans le cas présent le cinéma, ainsi que d'autres métiers du spectacle. Il s'agit de valoriser l'importance du secteur culturel dans la croissance économique et l'intégration sociale, en plus de souligner le rôle de la diversité culturelle dans la construction d'une culture de paix en Europe et au-delà. L'expression artistique, d'autant plus si elle encourage la participation de tous dans un esprit d'ouverture et au travers notamment des nouvelles technologies, est un élément fondateur de l'identité européenne. L'activité est organiseé par la Délégation auprès de l’OCDE et de l’UNESCO.

    Country: France | Activity: Film Festival - Other events

  • 12/05/2014 - Public event with reception

    This year's Europe Day celebration in Liechtenstein consists of an event at the town hall of Vaduz with the participation of Liechtenstein's Prime Minister Adrian Hassler, followed by a reception. Invitees are guests from policy, administration, the economy and stakeholders in Liechtenstein, the diplomatic corps as well as a group of youngsters from a professional school. Students will also contribute with a cultural side-program. The topic/slogan of the event is "A democratic Europe – our common future".

    Country: Liechtenstein | Activity: Events for the Youth - EU Information sessions

  • 12/05/2014 - Europe Day Concert and Photo Exhibit

    On the occasion of Europe Day, the EU Delegation to Yemen will pay tribute to Yemeni artists and their important role in the current transition process. The celebration, that will take place on 12 May, will include a concert by Yemen's rock band Amigos and an exhibit the work of four young talented photographers. Special dishes from all European countries will add a special EU flavour to the event.

    Country: Yemen | Activity: Exhibition - Cultural events

  • 12/05/2014 - Festival du Film européen 2014 sur le thème du partenariat entre l'Europe et l'Afrique

    A l'occasion de la célébration de la Journée de l'Europe, la Délégation de l'UE et les 5 Etats membres de l'UE au Bénin (Allemagne, Belgique, Danemark, France, Pays-Bas) ainsi que la Suisse organisent la 12ème édition du Festival du Film européen. Les films choisis porteront sur les liens entre l'Europe et l'Afrique. Les projections se tiendront à l'Institut français du Bénin, à la Bibliothèque Jean Monnet de la Fondation Zinsou, à l'Université d'Abomey – Calavi ainsi qu'à la plage de Fidjrossè, un quartier populaire de Cotonou.

    Country: Benin | Activity: Film Festival

  • 11/05/2014 - Mouvement d'enfants

    Interprétation des hymnes européens & Togolais par les jeunes élèves des lycées et collèges togolais accompagnée du violon joué par l'Ambassadeur d'Allemagne au Togo.

    Country: Togo | Activity: Children’s event

  • 11/05/2014 - European Running Competition

    For the tenth consecutive year European Running Competition (Corrida União Europeia) - professional 5km and 10 km race - will be organized in Brasilia. This year the race will take place on 11th May (Mother’s Day), at Eixo Rodoviário Sul, at 8 a.m. Around 2.000 participants are expected. Some special Mother´s Day activities are planned as well. As in the past editions, we obtained two flight tickets to Europe (sponsored by TAP) that will be used as ruffle-prizes to be drawn by the athletes. Another race has been proposed to the Curitiba authorities and request is being studied (note that the city might be by then already preparing for the World Cup and not available for a race).

    More information: http://www.semanadaeuropa.org.br/

    Country: Brazil | Activity: Sports events

  • 11/05/2014 - Getting to Know Your Neighbors

    The University of Florida (UF) will host an opening reception of "Getting to Know Your Neighbors". With the common guidance of a UF Center for European Studies affiliate oral historian and oral historians from the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program at UF, educators in public schools, instructions from European photographers, Maria Kapajeva and Tomas Zerek, and CES advising and oversight, students will complete a combined oral history and visual art project. Students will be encouraged to connect with Floridians who have ties to Europe and learn about their lives. Their oral histories will be recorded on videos, photographs, and paintings, which will be exhibited in the Thomas Center galleries.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Exhibition - Cultural events

  • 11/05/2014 - Depicting the Myths: Athanasios Katsaras (artist)

    A fun-filled hands-on painting workshop for children (ages 9 and above) at the Embassy of Greece.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Children’s event - Cultural events

  • 11/05/2014 - Music of Beethoven, Henze and Theofanides

    The Henschel Quartet performs music from Greek and German composers.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 10/05/2014 - European Bazaar

    Traditional bazaar is an opportunity for EU Member States and National Cultural Institutes to promote their culture, language and cuisine through national stands, in festive atmosphere. The event will be combined with life music and dance shows and will be a great opportunity to dialogue with Brazilian society.

    All EU member states, even the ones that do not participate in Europe Week, are welcome to participate in the bazaar, free of charge.  Each interested country will receive a space (a national stand) to be used the way they wish (to sell national dishes and delicacies, exhibit handcraft, distribute promotional materials, etc). Any potential profit from selling the goods goes back to the exhibitor. EU member states can, as well, indicate a national restaurant (if there is one in Brasilia) or a folklore group to participate in the event.

    More information: http://www.semanadaeuropa.org.br/

    Country: Brazil | Activity: Cultural events

  • 10/05/2014 - Jazz concert

    Sieverts Trio (Germany) and  Emile Parisien (France) perform at the opening of 2014 Jazz Saturdays series in Minsk. The open-air event is organised by the EU Delegation to Belarus and it is supported by French and German Embassies.

    Country: Belarus | Activity: Cultural events

  • 10/05/2014 - European Food Festival

    The EU Delegation to Laos, in cooperation with EU Member States Embassies, the European Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Annam Fine Foods, is organising a European Food Festival to showcases the diverse, rich and well-loved cuisine of the old continent that has been handed down over many generations and gained worldwide acclaim.

    Up to twenty restaurateurs and food vendors from Vientiane capital will be joining the festivities. Musical performance will entertain the audiences

    Country: Laos | Activity: Cultural events

  • 10/05/2014 - Concert: European Union Orchestra

    Real-life European Union officials will perform some of the finest pieces of classical music. The event is organised by the EU Delegation to Saudi Arabia.

    Country: Saudi Arabia | Activity: Cultural events

  • 10/05/2014 - Cultural Film Festival

    Cultural Film Festival celebrating the EU featuring "Les triplettes de Belleville" (French animated film) & "Metroplis" (German silent film) + soundtrack from Giorgio Moroder (WTC New Orleans). The event is organised by the EU Delegation to the US and will be held in New Orleans (LA).

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Film Festival

  • 10/05/2014 - Match de l'Amitié

    En Haïti, le football représente, en dehors de la musique, une activité fédératrices qui suscite énormément d'enthousiasme. Un match amical de football est prévu entre l'équipe UE, composée par la DUE, le BON et les états membres, et d'autre part, l'équipe haïtienne, composée par des membres du Parlement et de l'Exécutif haïtien. Le match aura lieu le 10 mai.

    Cette rencontre sportive entre l'UE et les partenaires haïtiens vise à renforcer l'image de partenariat  et d'amitié prônée par l'Union européenne.

    Country: Haiti | Activity: Sports events

  • 10/05/2014 - European Voices in Translation Festival

    The Center for the Study of Europe at Boston University, in collaboration with the Goethe Institut Boston and the literary journal AGNI, announces "European Voices in Translation." The festival, which will include readings by and conversations with Bosnian poet Semezdin Mehmedinović and his translator Ammiel Alcalay, Hungarian writer László Krasznahorkai, winner of 2013’s best translated book award for Satantango, and his translator George Szirtes. and a reading from Bohumil Hrabal's Harlequin's Millions in English translation by Stacey Knecht, is the culminating event in our 2013-2014 European Voices series and a celebration of “Europe Day.” The event will conclude with a concert – “Intertwined Musical Voices: Biber, Buxtehude, and Bach” – by Cambridge Concentus, featuring German soprano Ulrike Präger.

    More info: www.bu.edu/european

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 10/05/2014 - City Scene / Country Scene - 4 short films from Slovenia

    "Experimental Cinema in Eastern Europe, 1960-1990” NGA series.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 10/05/2014 - What Luxembourg is all about

    Special informative video on Luxembourg (repeated showings).

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Film Festival - Cultural events

  • 10/05/2014 - The pursuit of happiness. A journey into history.

    The pursuit of happiness. A journey into history: A first century BC Roman fresco The resco from Villa Arianna in Castellammare di Stabia (Naples). At the Embassy of Italy in collaboration with Restoring Ancient Stabiae Foundation.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Exhibition - Cultural events

  • 10/05/2014 - BLUE NOTE at 75 with Larry Appelbaum, Michael Cuscuna and Jason Moran

    Panel discussion on the legacy of Blue Note Records and its impact on American music and culture.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 10/05/2014 - Eurovision Song Contest

    The Danish Embassy celebrates the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen: Live Broadcast from the Contest on HD screen.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 10/05/2014 - Kafka’s Life and Work

    The exhibition at the Embassy of the Czech Republic explores the extraordinary life of one of the most influential writers of the last century, Franz Kafka.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Exhibition - Cultural events

  • 10/05/2014 - EU Open House

    Visitors can enjoy an insider's view of the EU's headquarters in the U.S. They will learn how the EU Delegation and the 28 member countries' representatives work together in Washington, DC. They can test their knowledge with an EU quiz and win prizes. Festivities include a photo booth, an interactive wall map, custom luggage tags, Kids Corner, music and refreshments.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 10/05/2014 - Match de football

    Un match de football opposera les agents de la Délégation de l'UE et les Etats membres au personnel du ministère des Affaires étrangères et de la Coopération internationale le samedi 10 mai. L'événement est organisé par la Délégation de l'UE au Mali.

    Country: Mali | Activity: Sports events

  • 10/05/2014 - Classic Music Concert Xiquitsi – 30 years commemoration EU-Mozambique

    A concert by the Xiquitsi music project, on the 30 years EU-Mozambique relations, will be co-organized by the EU Delegation to Mozambique. The Xiquitsi project was launched in 2013 and was designed to aim for social integration and inclusion through music, with a strong capacity development component in partnership with the National Music School and a Cultural Association, Kulungwana. They have promoted a high quality classical music festival that continues to be part of the project, now with the set up of the first Youth Orchestra in the country. The project is financed through the programme ACP Cultures.

    Country: Mozambique | Activity: Cultural events

  • 10/05/2014 - Europe in Georgia

    Due to the crucial importance of this year for Georgia - signature of the AA/DCFTA scheduled for June – the Delegation will hold a large scale open-air event at the Ethnographic Museum on 10 May together with the Tbilisi municipality and 12 Member States (out of 15 present in Georgia) as well as the EU Monitoring Mission and EBRD. The event to start midday and end about 9 pm, will bring together people from all walks of life to see and participate in presentations/exhibitions/cuisine/choirs/cultural activities etc. by the 'EU family' and art schools under the Tbilisi Municipality. There will be many activities for children and youth, like reading European Books at the 'Books corner' and various fun games on European themes. The official part of the Europe Day event will be followed by dances by the Georgian folk ensemble and a concert by the Georgian and Polish group performing together.

    Country: Georgia | Activity: Children’s event - Exhibition - Cultural events

  • 10/05/2014 - Jazz Concert implemented by the Italian Cultural Institute in Tripoli

    The Italian Cultural Institute in Tripoli, in collaboration with the EU Delegation to Libya, is organizing a Jazz Concert, within the Framework of the EU Funded project "Libya Meets Europe". The concert will have two components: traditional Libyan music and European Jazz.

    The performance in Tripoli will be on the 10th, followed by another one in Misrata. There will also be a short performance at the Europe Day Reception organised by the EUDEL, which will take place on the 8th, as the 9th of May this year is on a Friday.

    Country: Libya | Activity: Cultural events

  • 10/05/2014 - Pre-Mother's Day 5K Walk/Run

    Staff from the EU Delegation to Jamaica, Belize, The Bahamas, Turks and Caicos Islands will be participating, along with other members of the Diplomatic Community, as part of the "Team EU" to a charitable 5 Km walk/run (Pre-Mother's Day). The team EU will also feature EU project beneficiaries and underprivileged youth. The event will garner significant visibility while also promoting healthy lifestyle practices and engaging the Delegation in the community.

    Country: Jamaica | Activity: Sports events

  • 09/05/2014 - Celebrating Europe Day in Mogadishu on 9th of May – a New Deal to rebuild hope in Somalia

    On the occasion of Europe Day, the EU Mission to Somalia has organised on 9th of May in Mogadishu, in presence of the President of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud, and Somalia's partners a ceremony celebrating the joint partnership.

    The event took place in the international airport of Mogadishu and included flags & anthems ceremony, speeches, the official hand over of the new "Scoping Study on the culture sector in Somalia" (made by EU & Unesco), a large press conference and a lunch.

    Below you will find a press review of the event made by our local press officer Adnan Hagoog.

    The pictures are visible on our Flickr account: https://www.flickr.com/photos/93698096@N08/

    Press release and the speech made by Ambassador Cervone d'Urso: http://eeas.europa.eu/delegations/somalia/index_en.htm

    Country: Somalia | Activity: Other events

  • 09/05/2014 - Europe Day Celebrations

    The Delegation of the European Union to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean organises the following activities:


    8 MAY: Field visits

    9 MAY: Interview with Good Morning Antigua and Barbuda, Courtesy Call on the Prime Minister, Courtesy Call on the Leader of the Opposition, Interview with Observer Radio, Europe Day Reception

    Country: Barbados | Activity: Other events

  • 09/05/2014 - Fêtons l'Europe

    Célébrée tous les 9 Mai depuis 1986, la Journée de l'Europe est l'occasion de fêter à travers le monde  la Paix et l'Unité européennes. Dans un esprit de fête et sous le signe de l'échange, cette occasion a été saisie pour lancer la semaine européenne à Brazzaville du 9 au 16 Mai 2014.  Les activités sont organisées par la Délégation de l'Union européenne en République du Congo Brazzaville.

    Nous offrirons :  un forum des projets financés en République du Congo par l'Union européenne (UE), la présentation d'une pièce de théâtre de la Compagnie "Nsala" consacrée à la coopération  européenne au Congo  et la projection de quatre films proposés par les Etats membres de l'Union européenne représentés par des ambassadeurs résidents en République du Congo. La célèbre phrase de Jean Monnet: " Si c'était à refaire, je commencerais par la culture"  s'applique à merveille.

    Country: Congo | Activity: Film Festival - Cultural events - EU Information sessions

  • 09/05/2014 - Reception offert par l'Ambassadeur-Chef de Délégation

    Reception, avec l'essentiel du gratin diplomatique et politico-administratif du Cameroun. Environ 250  invités attendus.

    Country: Cameroon | Activity: Other events

  • 09/05/2014 - Match de football

    Match de football entre l'équipe de la Délégation de l'UE au Togo et celle le Ministère des Affaires Etrangères de la Coopération.

    Country: Togo | Activity: Sports events

  • 09/05/2014 - Exposition

    Exposition des œuvres d'art des sculpteurs Togolais dans le jardin de la Délégation de l'Union Européenne au Togo.

    Country: Togo | Activity: Exhibition

  • 09/05/2014 - Article by the Head of Delegation in Ukrainian media

    An article by the Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine will be published in the Ukrainian media.

    Country: Ukraine | Activity: Other events

  • 09/05/2014 - Football match

    The match between a Brazilian Congress team and a EU Diplomats team will take place in Brasilia. More information: http://www.semanadaeuropa.org.br/

    Country: Brazil | Activity: Sports events

  • 09/05/2014 - Europe Day Golf Tournament

    To celebrate the day and promote existing relations outside offices with seniors officials from government, diplomatic corps, business communities, Chargé d'Affaires will host a Europe Day friendly golf tournament. The event is organised by the EU Delegation to Laos.

    Country: Laos | Activity: Sports events

  • 09/05/2014 - Young Professionals Europe Day

    Young Professionals Europe Day celebration/mixer (Colorado Springs World Affairs Council/WACA). The event is organised by the EU Delegation to the US and will be held in Colorado Springs (CO).

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Events for the Youth

  • 09/05/2014 - Panel Debate

    Panel debate w/young professionals from EU member chambers on "Trading in the US" followed by stage skit "A European networking in the US", social networking session & brief talk on TTIP by consular corp member
    (Global Connect/World Affairs Council). The event is organised by the EU Delegation to the US and will be held in Atlanta(GA).

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Public Conference

  • 09/05/2014 - Europe Day Reception

    The Head of the EU office in Samoa will host a reception for the occasion to ensure visibility of EU and EU development partners in the country.

    Country: Samoa | Activity: Other events

  • 09/05/2014 - "Re- invent the EU logo with a Pacific Touch”

    On the 9th of May The EU Delegation for the Pacific will launch a competition to "Re- invent the EU logo with a Pacific Touch” asking for an EU bula design. Bula clothing are traditional formal clothing (shirt/dress) in the Pacific inspired by fauna and flora designs. 

    Designers from all over the Region would be able to stylise, embellish and elaborate on the stars and blue colour of the EU logo but specifically with the fauna and flora, cultural arts and motifs of the Pacific regions. The designers will be asked to use these ideas to design EU-Pacific-styled wear for women, men and children.

    Country: Fiji | Activity: Other events

  • 09/05/2014 - EU and the Pacific: One world. Shared values.

    The Fiji Museum and parts of adjacent Thurston Gardens will be rented for the event. EU's Development partners (more than 20 have confirmed) will prepare exhibitions along the walls of the veranda. The event is organised by the EU Delegation for the Atlantic.

    During the day (from 10 am – 5 pm) access to the Fiji Museum will be free of charge for the general public and tourists who can thus use the occasion to enjoy both the permanent exhibitions of the Fiji Museum and the temporary exhibitions of development partners. On that occasion there will also be a signing ceremony for an EU funded development programme as well as a press conference promoting development cooperation between the EU and the Pacific.

    Country: Fiji | Activity: Public Conference - Exhibition - EU Information sessions

  • 09/05/2014 - Formal reception

    In the evening and following the exhibition, the EU Delegation for the Pacific will host a reception. The museum and the garden will be closed to the general public but invited guests will be able to enjoy exhibitions (both museum and developments cooperation) while participating in the reception.

    The formal part of Europe Day celebrations will consist of speeches and playing of anthems. Afterwards a band will ensure entertainment.

    Country: Fiji | Activity: Other events

  • 09/05/2014 - Amazing European Union Race!

    In this treasure hunt, children between 12 and 15 years old will explore Suva's city centre in quest of twelve pit-stops, starting and finishing at the front of EU Delegation. At each pit-stop they'll be asked to answer three questions: one about Fiji to gain the hint for finding the next pit-stop and two about the EU to gain victory points. Each pit-stop will be managed be an EU DEL designated adult. Only one team per school is allowed to register for participation and each team has to be made of five children, mixed male/female. The event is organised by the EU Delegation for the Pacific.

    Country: Fiji | Activity: Children’s event

  • 09/05/2014 - Drawing Europe!

    Children between 6 and 11 years old are invited to spend the morning at the Suva City Library doing various Europe-themed activities. These will include: drawing competition (EU flags on A3-sized paper); drawing on a large banner under the theme "What Europe means to me?"; free drawing; face painting (Europe-themed by a local artist: flags, landmarks etc); and movie screening. The event is organised by the EU Delegation for the Pacific.

    Country: Fiji | Activity: Children’s event

  • 09/05/2014 - Celebrating Europe Day in Djibouti under the sign of sport

    To commemorate Europe Day, the Delegation of the EU in Djibouti, in collaboration with the European CSDP Mission EUCAP Nestor, is organising a sport event. It will be the first such event to be organised in Djibouti and has received support from several sponsors.

    Tennis, beach-volley, petanque and football matches will be offered to hundreds of participants and spectators, children, students and families, in the premises of the Djiboutian Tennis Federation. Numerous prizes and gifts will be awarded to winners, and free refreshments and snacks distributed. Information on the activities of the EU in Djibouti will be provided through a photo exhibition and a doc screening.

    The sport event will be largely announced (big banners in town, newspaper articles, posters etc.) and covered by the local media. An interview of the Head of Delegation will be done by the Djiboutian public TV channel. More information: http://on.fb.me/1iDywrB

    Country: Djibouti | Activity: Sports events

  • 09/05/2014 - Postage stamp to celebrate the first year of the EU – Peru trade agreement

    A postage stamp celebrating the first year of application of the EU - Peru trade agreement will be presented as part of the celebrations of Europe Day 2014. As part of the public presentation, the positive results of the first year of the FTA's application will also be announced.

    Country: Peru | Activity: EU Information sessions

  • 09/05/2014 - European Film: “Nous nous sommes tant hais”

    The Miami-Florida European Union Center of Excellence, FIU, the European Studies Program, and the European Student Association, organize a European film series on the topic of European politics. "Nous nous sommes tant hais" re-enacts the birth of the European Union.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Film Festival - Cultural events

  • 09/05/2014 - Recognition Award Ceremony

    Recognition Award Ceremony for Florida International University students who obtained their undergraduate and graduate certificates in European Studies this semester, and for the Florida High School students who participated in the Euro Challenge Competition this year.

    Guest of Honour: Diplomats and Consuls

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Award

  • 09/05/2014 - Reception to mark the Europe Day

    In the framework of the Europe Day celebrations a reception is organised by the EU Delegation to Cape Verde. CV’s authorities, Diplomatic Corps, Civil Society, media and other stakeholders will participate.

    Country: Cape Verde | Activity: Other events

  • 09/05/2014 - EU at your Door

    A country-wide information initiative aiming to raise awareness of the opportunities and challenges of EU accession, as well as to stress the shared values of BiH and the EU. During the one and a half day programme of EU themed activities, the municipalities play host to high-school debates, quizzes, talent shows, concerts and plays. A special segment of the project is 'Coffee with the EU', giving citizens an opportunity to meet and speak with EU officials including Ambassadors of Member States and local government representatives. This initiative covers 15 municipalities across BiH.

    Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina | Activity: Events for the Youth

  • 09/05/2014 - Cérémonie officielle du 9 mai (Hotel El Rancho)

    Programme:

    - Discours officiels

    - Finale du concours de plaidoirie avec remise des prix

    - Reception

    Country: Haiti | Activity: Other events

  • 09/05/2014 - Exposition du travail du photographe belge Gaël Turine

    L'œuvre du photographe belge Gaël Turine sur le thème du vaudou (http://www.gaelturine.com/) sera exposée durant deux semaines dans un des centres culturels principaux de la capitale (Fokal) et à l'hotel El Rancho lors de la cérémonie officielle (vernissage). L'événement est organisé par la Délégation de l'Union Européenne en Haïti.

     

    Country: Haiti | Activity: Exhibition

  • 09/05/2014 - Festival de films européens en Haïti

    Des films de fiction européens seront projetés au cours de la Semaine de l'Europe dans des centres culturels de la capitale tels que l'Institut français et la Fokal. Les projections seront suivies d'un débat avec la salle. L'événement est organisé par la Délégation de l'Union Européenne en Haïti.

    Country: Haiti | Activity: Film Festival

  • 09/05/2014 - Europe Day OpEd

    An OpEd - signed by the Head of Delegation - will be published in 4 daily national newspapers and it will include messages from the HRVP.

    Country: Guyana | Activity: Press event

  • 09/05/2014 - Promotional materials

    A pull-up Banner with Europe Day 2014 will be used, together with Posters that will be given to Member States and put up at the Delegation and Residence.  Furthermore Europe Day Folders will be distributed and will contain a Fact Sheet on Namibia-EU Cooperation, together with the Press Release and other materials that will be distributed to participants attending the Europe Day Function and the Media.

    Country: Namibia | Activity: Other

  • 09/05/2014 - Visibility material

    The EU Delegation to Lebanon is organising a distribution of products made within the framework of an EU-funded project, as well as projection of a slide show of pictures around the theme of EU support for Lebanon. The activities will take place during the reception at the Head of Delegation's residence.

    Country: Lebanon | Activity: Other events

  • 09/05/2014 - Press supplement

    A 2-page press supplement in the renowned Arabic speaking daily An Nahar is going to be publsihed. It includes an interview with the Head of the EU Delegation to Lebanon.

    Country: Lebanon | Activity: Other events

  • 09/05/2014 - Public Conference and cultural event

    The conference consists of a speech by Vidar Helgesen, Norwegian Minister of EEA and EU Affairs and will be followed by a panel debate.

    The informal quiz is open to the general public and will have a mix of various European themes.

    Country: Norway | Activity: Public Conference - Cultural events

  • 09/05/2014 - Europe Day HEAR/SAY Radio Program

    ACCESS EU, a program at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA will do another Europe Day HEAR/SAY public radio phone in show on their local affiliate of the National Public Radio network. It is planned to have a panel in the studio consisting of academics and a NATO representative discussing the topic of European and US responses to the Ukrainian crisis, the Crîmea annexation, and future of relations with Russia.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 09/05/2014 - Europe Day 2014

    The City University of New York (CUNY) will host a Europe Day celebration with concert and reception at the Graduate Center of the CUNY – located directly in the heart of New York. H.E. Mr. Christos P. Panagopoulos, the Ambassador of Greece to the United States, will deliver the keynote speech.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 09/05/2014 - Celebrating Legendary Bulgarian Opera Singer Boris Christoff

    Guenko Guechev, bass-baritone and Ivo Kaltchev, piano, perform art songs and arias at the Embassy of Bulgaria. Free admission. Registration required.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 09/05/2014 - Black Sea Documentary Film Festival

    A documentary film festival will be organized in Trabzon with the participation of the film directors. The event will include panel discussions with celebrity invitees. The event is co-organised by the EU Delegation to Turkey.

    Country: Turkey | Activity: Film Festival

  • 09/05/2014 - Sivas EU Info Centre is Everywhere

    The EU Info Centre of Sivas will mobilize local people and students through a number of street shows, quizzes, performance of theatre artists and clowns at the town square. The event is co-organised by the EU Delegation to Turkey.

    Country: Turkey | Activity: Other events

  • 09/05/2014 - Cultural Day & Night in Kocaeli

    A panel on EU-TR cultural dialogue (with Embassy of Greece, representing EU Presidency, taking part) will be followed by performance of modern European dance shows. The event is co-organised by the EU Delegation to Turkey.

    Country: Turkey | Activity: Other events

  • 09/05/2014 - Europe Day and 6th International Cycling Festival

    A big stage will be set up in a public venue in Edirne. 200 cyclists from Greece, 200 cyclists from Bulgaria and 300 from Turkey will participate in the event. The event is co-organised by the EU Delegation to Turkey.

    Country: Turkey | Activity: Cultural events

  • 09/05/2014 - EU & Turkey Folk Dances on Stage-Dance Shows from EU Countries

    Ten different EU countries' folk dance groups (i.e. Europeade) will be invited in addition to Turkish folk dance groups, to dance in the Municipality Square of Denizli. The event is co-organised by the EU Delegation to Turkey.

    Country: Turkey | Activity: Cultural events

  • 09/05/2014 - Europe Day Old Town Harbor Open Air Event

    A cortege of 100-150 bikers will ride from Antalya Museum to the Old Town Harbour. City centre will be decorated with EU and Turkish flags. University students will wear traditional costumes from Turkey and EU, will perform folk dances and give a concert at the historical amphitheatre of Antalya.

    Country: Turkey | Activity: Other events

  • 09/05/2014 - Symbolic Sand Sculpture for Celebrating of 9 May

    Turkish and EU sculptors will build together a symbolic sand sculpture of "Europe" to celebrate Europe Day, on the theme of “Unity in Diversity“ at the Old Town Harbor of Antalya. A public opening ceremony with participation of local people, authorities and university students is planned. The sculpture will be exhibited for 6 months. The event is co-organised by the EU Delegation to Turkey.

    Country: Turkey | Activity: Other events

  • 09/05/2014 - EU "Rhythm of Europe" Street Festival

    Over 20 artists from EUMS and some Turkish artists will perform in three different public locations in central Istanbul. Two stages are to be set up at selected locations in Istiklal street (the most popular pedestrian street in the city), which is also being decorated with EU and TR flags all along. An additional stage is to be set up in a separate popular location in the Sisli Municipality.

    Street artists and performers (street theatre, platform walkers, face painting, human sculptures, etc.) will also perform all along Istiklal street. The historical tram riding along Istiklal is to be decorated with EU themes and will host a special wagon with a band of musicians playing along the street. Stands from EUMSs, EUD and TR authorities will be set up at the location to distribute EU promotional material. All activities will be widely promoted on traditional media, outdoor visibility actions, web and social media. The event is co-organised by the EU Delegation to Turkey.

    Country: Turkey | Activity: Other events

  • 09/05/2014 - Message du Chef de Délégation dans les journaux

    Le message de l'Ambassadeur, Chef de Délégation sera publié  dans plusieurs journaux le vendredi 9 mai. L'événement est organisé par la Délégation de l'UE au Mali.

    Country: Mali | Activity: Press event - Other

  • 09/05/2014 - Europe Day / 30 years commemoration Reception

    On 9th of May, the EU Delegation to Mozambique will host the traditional Europe Day reception. This year, in the framework of the 30 years commemoration, a special location (the Fortaleza) has been chosen to host the event and will include the launch of the 30 years commemorative month of May in Mozambique.

    A special photo exhibition showing some of the key achievements of the special partnership between the EU and Mozambique will be inaugurated, stands by partners and beneficiaries of development aid will exhibit their own achievements, and the National Dance Company (CNCD) will provide a piece centered around the cooperation.

    A media campaign is foreseen to take place around that date, including TV, radio and newspapers. The exhibition and stands by partners will be open to the public on 10th and 11th May, with a special viewing of the Documentary on the 30 years commemoration on 10th  May, and a dance routine by the CNCD on 11th May.

    Country: Mozambique | Activity: Cultural events

  • 09/05/2014 - EU Pavilion at the Wine & Cheese Expo

    The Wine and Cheese Expo is an event held as part of the annual Jakarta Fashion and Food Festival (JFFF). It is directly inspired from the Marathon du Médoc and Festival which takes place every year in the South of France, and initially aimed at introducing the wine culture to Indonesians. At least 11 embassies of EU Member States and 29 European companies will be participating in this year's Expo, which takes place in North Jakarta, and where there will be an EU Pavilion from the 9th to the 18th of May, supported by the EU Delegation to Indonesia.

     

    More info:

    http://wineandcheeseexpo.com

    http://jfff.info

    Country: Indonesia | Activity: Exhibition

  • 09/05/2014 - EuroCham 8th Annual Golf Tournament

    The European Business Chamber of Commerce in Indonesia (EuroCham) will host its 8th annual golf tournament at Rancamaya Golf & Country Club in West Java. The event will see avid golfers and notable representatives from Jakarta’s business circle teeing off bright and early to celebrate Europe Day and to mark the 10th anniversary of EuroCham in Indonesia.

    More info:

    http://www.eurocham.or.id

    Country: Indonesia | Activity: Sports events

  • 09/05/2014 - Special Press Publication

    On the occasion of the 9th of May celbrations, the EU Delegation to Honduras is organizing a special national press publication dedicated to the Europe Day. This publication is coordinated with EU funded projects and programs in the country with the objective of enhancing their main results over the past year.

    Country: Honduras | Activity: Press event

  • 09/05/2014 - Europe Music Concert

    On the occasion of the Euorpe's Day celebrations, the EU Delegation to Honduras is organizing a reception for members of the Government, international community, civil society representatives, culture and education representatives and other distinguished guest. As part of this event the Delegation has organized a special music event organized with the National Music School of Honduras and a special musical selection honouring both, EU and Honduras, musical ties.

    Country: Honduras | Activity: Cultural events

  • 09/05/2014 - Organisation de la fête de l'Europe

    En prélude à la fête du 9 mai, la Délégation de l'UE au Tchad organise le festival du cinéma euro-africain dans la capitale puis en provinces. Le festival du cinéma qui vise à projeter gratuitement les films dans les différents sites retenus permet aussi d'améliorer la connaissance des actions de l’Union européenne au Tchad auprès du public cible ainsi que les produits et les effets issus de l'appui de l'Union européenne. Le festival sera lancé officiellement le 24 avril dans la capitale.

    Un concours de dessin et un concours de rédaction seront organisés pour les élèves de l'école primaire. Les règlements des deux concours sont présentés dans quelques écoles retenues dans la capitale. Des prix récompenseront les gagnants des deux concours.

    Des brochures et des films sur la coopération seront distribués aux invités de la réception de la fête du 09 mai. Ces documents comportent les informations essentielles de cette coopération.

    Country: Chad | Activity: Film Festival - Exhibition - Award - EU Information sessions

  • 09/05/2014 - Launch of the "Europe Uncovered: A Journey in 28 Dishes" cookbook

    The cookbook features recipes, festivals and general trivia from the 28 EU Member States. It will be distributed to the public for free. To launch the publication, the EU Delegation to Malysia is collaborating with the Berjaya School of Hospitality for a cooking demonstration and reception featuring some of the recipes. Several European chefs based in Kuala Lumpur have also been invited to share their culinary experiences with the school's culinary students and members of the media.

    Country: Malaysia | Activity: Other events - Cultural events

  • 09/05/2014 - Fêtons l'Europe

    Célébrée tous les 9 Mai depuis 1986, la Journée de l'Europe est l'occasion de fêter à travers le monde la Paix et l'Unité européennes. Dans un esprit de fête et sous le signe de l'échange, cette occasion a été saisie pour lancer la semaine européenne à Brazzaville du 9 au 16 Mai 2014.

    La Délégation de l'UE en République du Congo offre un forum des projets financés en République du Congo par l'Union européenne (UE), la présentation d'une pièce de théâtre de la Compagnie "Nsala" consacrée à la coopération européenne au Congo et la projection de quatre films proposés par les Etats membres de l'Union européenne représentés par des ambassadeurs résidents en République du Congo. La célèbre phrase de Jean Monnet: " Si c'était à refaire, je commencerais par la culture" s'applique à merveille.

    Country: Congo | Activity: Film Festival - Other events - Cultural events - EU Information sessions

  • 09/05/2014 - Press Breakfast

    On 9 May the 19 EU Ambassadors in Chile will have a working breakfast with national media, international agencies and correspondents on the EU and EU relations with Chile.

    Country: Chile | Activity: Press event

  • 09/05/2014 - Diplomatic Academy Seminar "May 9 and the Europe of the XXI Century: Challenges for the EU and the EU in Chile"

    "May 9 and the Europe of the XXI Century: Challenges for the EU and the EU in Chile"

    The Chilean Diplomatic Academy and the EU Delegation will co-host a panel discussion on the Europe of the XXI Century: Challenges for the EU and the EU in Chile, with the EU Ambassador, Swedish Ambassador, Chilean diplomats and think-tanks.

    Country: Chile | Activity: Public Conference - Cultural events

  • 09/05/2014 - Second European Culinary Season

    The second European Culinary Season will take place in May and June. The event, organised by the EU Delegation to the Philippines in the framework of "Viva Europa 2014", is a gastronomic festival bringing together European culinary establishments (restaurants, culinary institutes, hotels, bakeries) for chef demonstrations, special menus, music and food-themed film nights etc.   

    Country: Philippines | Activity: Cultural events

  • 09/05/2014 - Photo Exhibition "Palestinian Captions"

    The exhibition, entitled "Palestinian Captions" was the result of the work of ten European and Palestinian photographers who travelled in the West Bank in December 2013 in the framework of the Euromed Youth Programme. Its aim was to promote "Euromed Youth" projects and youth collaboration in general. The exhibition travelled in Ramallah, Bethlehem University and Al Najah University in Nablus and will now be exhibited on the side-lines of the Europe Day reception at the EU Residence in East Jerusalem. The event is organised by the EU Delegation to West Bank and Gaza.

    Country: Palestine | Activity: Exhibition

  • 09/05/2014 - EU Delegation's participation at International Food Festival

    The EU Delegation to Uzbekistan will participate in an International Food Festival organized alongside other missions. Last year the EU Delegation participated in this charity event with a cake with a map of Europe on top. The Festival gives a chance to introduce the local population to the cuisine of EU member states.

    Country: Uzbekistan | Activity: Cultural events

  • 09/05/2014 - Europe Day celebration

    A cultural event featuring local musicians will be held at the Head of Delegation residence. It will be followed by a reception, organised by the EU Delegation to Eritrea.

    Country: Eritrea | Activity: Cultural events

  • 09/05/2014 - The EU, an influent partner in Bolivia

    On May 9th, for the first time ever, the EU Delegation to Bolivia plans on moving the celebration to a different region. The Delegation will feature a full day of activities in the important city of Santa Cruz to participate in working sessions with main journalists, opinion makers and cultural sector people. There will also be a special gathering with entrepreneurs and, finally, a large celebration at the end of the day with some 300 key people (national/regional officials, partners, businessmen, media, etc.)

    Country: Bolivia | Activity: EU Information sessions

  • 09/05/2014 - Europe Day Reception on 9th May

    A garden party to celebrate Europe Day is organised by the EU Delegation to China. Diplomats, government officials, business community, academicians, media, and other working contacts are invited to participate.

    Country: China | Activity: Open Day

  • 09/05/2014 - Europe Day Reception

    Kristian Schmidt, Head of Delegation of the European Union to Uganda, will host a cocktail and buffet reception at his official residence for a group of invited guests (about 350 people) including diplomats, government dignitaries, civil society actors, media, business personalities and development cooperation players.

    Country: Uganda | Activity: Other - EU Information sessions

  • 09/05/2014 - Greek Music of Joy

    A grand concert paying tribute to Greek music on 9 May at 20:00 in Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavik, organised by the EU Delegation to Iceland and EU Info Centre in Reykjavík, to celebrate the Europe Day and the Greek Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

    Guests will be invited to learn about and enjoy the music of the esteemed Greek composer Nikos Skalkottas (1904 – 1949), performed by the Icelandic music ensemble CAPUT, the world renowned Australian pianist Geoffrey Douglas Made and Thora Einardsdóttir, one of Iceland´s most beloved opera singer.

    In the second half of the concert the Greek folk music band Prinkipessa Orchestra will play music by the Greek folk music composer Vasilis Tsitsanis (1915 – 1984). The concert is free but tickets must be reserved. Further, on the occasion of Europe Day, the National Broadcasting Service will show Greek and Italian films on 4 and 11 May.

    Country: Iceland | Activity: Cultural events

  • 09/05/2014 - EU in the world

    To mark the Europe Day and the theme 'EU in the world', the Ambassador and staff of the EU Delegation to Swaziland will formally launch a gardening project to be implemetned in a rural area of the country - Ntfonjeni, north of Swaziland. The event will also see the participation of the local traditional chief and members of the community.

    Country: Swaziland | Activity: Children’s event - Other

  • 09/05/2014 - EU funded projects visibility

    On the occasion of the Europe Day reception 2014, the EU Delegation to Nepal will enhance the most relevant EU funded projects' visibility.

    • promote understanding and visibility of the EU funded projects and stimulate local interest in cooperation with the EU, its guiding principles and its values,
    • encourage, more assertively, reflection and discussion on the relevant EU funded projects, and
    • explain the outcomes, future perspective, etc. to relevant stakeholders.

    This activity will include a maximum of 15 information desks managed by project partners, that will also submit a short presentation of the project to be broadcasted at the entrance of the hotel.

    Country: Nepal | Activity: Exhibition - EU Information sessions

  • 09/05/2014 - Europe Day Reception

    The reception for the celebration of the Europe Day, organised by the EU Delegation to Nepal, will take place in the Hyatt Hotel in Kathmandu.

    This event will welcome around 350 relevant stakeholders: government and the state representatives including politicians, bureaucrats and service providers; private sector; civil society including NGOs, community-based organizations, interest-based networks, academia and the media; and the international community in Nepal.

    During the reception EU funded projects will be highlighted as well as the impact of the meetings of the Ambassador with the Nepal Government.  The Ambassador will deliver a speech animated with HQ messages, and live music will be provided by a European music band.

    Country: Nepal | Activity: Other events

  • 09/05/2014 - Europe Day Opening Concert of the Canberra International Music Festival

    The Canberra International Music Festival is presenting a series of concerts entitled “The Fire and the Rose” from 9 – 18 May.  This year's festival explores the centenary of the commencement of World War I and the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II through the works of composers who wrote while serving as soldiers on all sides.

    The EU Delegation to Australia is presenting the opening concert and hosting a reception, as well as sponsoring “The Christmas Truce” concert on May 16. Collaborative concerts are also presented by a number of Member States represented in Canberra.

    In the lead up to the concert program, a series of radio programs featuring the EU and MS Ambassadors is broadcast.

    The full program is available: http://www.cimf.org.au/pages/2014-festival-brochure

    Country: Australia | Activity: Cultural events

  • 09/05/2014 - Inauguration of the EU Photography exhibition, ceremony and prizes

    The EU Delegation to Venezuela organized a National Photography Contest from January to March, that received around 298 works.

    30 selected photos will be exhibited at the well-known art centre Trasnocho Cultural for two weeks. The selection will be also exhibited on May 9th at the EU cocktail.

    Country: Venezuela | Activity: Exhibition

  • 09/05/2014 - EU Information session

    The Head of Delegation will be interviewed by the Jordan official TV station. The Head of Delegation will inform the public on the activities organised by the EU Delegation to Jordan in the month of May.

    Country: Jordan | Activity: EU Information sessions

  • 09/05/2014 - Jazz concerts

    Two Jazz Concerts are organised in the framework of the Zara Expo. One section of the Expo brochure will be dedicated to the Ambassador’s address and Europe Day.

    The EU Ambassador, representing the EU Delegation to Jordan, will give a speech before the 2nd concert.

    Country: Jordan | Activity: Cultural events

  • 09/05/2014 - Europe Day for Families – Cultural Village in Al Hussein Park

    The EU delegation in Jordan is organizing a public invitation event with play performances and activities to children.

    Country: Jordan | Activity: Children’s event

  • 09/05/2014 - Working lunches with opinion-makers and journalists

    Press and public diplomacy activities will be promoted through six different meetings between the Head of Delegation and selected opinion-makers and journalists of the country.

    The aim is to establish and strengthen relations with a network of contacts in the local press and to provide them with information on the EU and on EU-Paraguay relations.  It will be an occasion to promote activities related to the 9 of May. The event is organised by the EU Delegation to Paraguay.

    Country: Paraguay | Activity: Press event - Other events

  • 09/05/2014 - Europe Day reception

    A reception at the EU Delegation to UN will take place on 9 May at lunch time. EU Member States will present culinary specialties of their region, which underscores the EU's unity in diversity and adds a truly European flavour to the celebration. In addition, given the 10th anniversary of the enlargement, there will be a special food corner for the enlargement countries. The EUDEL communication team will produce a video of the festivities, highlighting also the enlargement anniversary by interviewing some of the EU Ambassadors. The video will be made available to all MS after the celebrations in order to use it for their own promotional purposes, such as website or social media tools.

    Country: Switzerland | Activity: Other events - Cultural events

  • 09/05/2014 - Europe Day Reception

    This year the reception organised by the EU Delegation to Cambodia will take place on the evening of 9th of May either at the Olympic Stadium or at the National Circus School. Around 400 participants are expected to take part in the event, including ambassadors and representatives from EU Member States, representatives from the Royal Government of Cambodia, members of the diplomatic corps, as well as representatives of the UN and other international agencies in Cambodia and members of the international and Cambodian civil society. Between the official interventions and the reception, an original EU-focussed circus performance will be shown.

    Country: Cambodia | Activity: Other events

  • 09/05/2014 - Signing of four financing agreements with the Government of Jamaica

    In late 2013, the EU approved grant funding for two new projects as well as the signing of further support for two other projects. As a show of the continued cooperation with the Government, a mock signing ceremony will take place and a new media campaign - leading up to the recognition of the EU/GoJ fortieth year of cooperation in 2015 - will be launched by the National Authorising Office. The activty will be organised by the EU Delegation to Jamaica, Belize, The Bahamas, Turks and Caicos Islands.

    Country: Jamaica | Activity: Other events

  • 09/05/2014 - EU comes to your school - EU and EUMS Ambassador's visit to schools

    The EU Delegation to India is organising the intiative "EU comes to your school", targeting senior students (of standard IX and above), wherein EU Diplomats and Ambassadors from EU Member States introduce the history, geography and culture of Europe to the students, showing how the Union has managed to bring about 'Unity in Diversity' as well as peace and prosperity to a continent that until the middle of the 20th century had been periodically ravaged by disputes and wars.

    They will also highlight the dynamics of the EU-India relationship, including educational opportunities for university studies in Europe. The intended duration for this is 60 minutes (30-minute presentation followed by a question-answer session) and we are looking at dates from April – June 2014.

    Country: India | Activity: Events for the Youth

  • 09/05/2014 - Réception à la Résidence du Chef de Délégation

    Pour célébrer la Journée de l'Europe, le Chef de la Délégation de l'UE au Bénin, M. Josep Coll organise une réception en sa résidence le 9 mai à l'intention du corps diplomatique accrédité au Bénin, des membres du gouvernement, des leaders politiques et religieux, des partenaires béninois de l'administration publique, du secteur privé, des Organisations de la société civile et des médias. La soirée sera ouverte par le Ministre des Affaires étrangères du Bénin.

    Country: Benin | Activity: Other

  • 09/05/2014 - Europe Day celebration // Film Festival

    The EU Delegation in Trinidad and Tobago will celebrate the Europe Day with an evening event at the "Charge d' Affairs" residence. The Minister of Foreign Affairs' of Trinidad and Tobago will open the event. Among the attendees: high level representatives of the local Government, business community, civil society and the diplomatic corps.

    On that occasion trailers from the European Film Festival (EFF) - starting the week after 9 May for a 2 week period in Trinidad and one week in Tobago - will be screened. The EFF is jointly organised with the EU Member States Diplomatic Missions in Trinidad and Tobago and receives good visibility, attendance and media response. Films of different genres from about 13 EU Member States will be screened.

    Country: Trinidad and Tobago | Activity: Film Festival - Other events

  • 08/05/2014 - Europe Day reception and launch of the Blue Book on the EU and Kenya: Partnership for Development

    A reception will be held at the residence of the EU Ambassador for mark Europe Day on Friday 9th May.  The "Blue Book" will also be launched at the event, organised by the EU Delegation to Kenya.

    Country: Kenya | Activity: Other events

  • 08/05/2014 - EU-Kenya Trade and Investment Expo and Forum

    The EU-Kenya Trade and Investment Expo /Forum is held at the Kenyatta International Convention centre, with exhibits by 40 European and Kenyan companies to showcase their contribution to promoting investment, trade and job creation.  EU member states, the EU Delegationto Kenya  and EIB also have information stands.

    A panel discussion moderated by well-known Kenyan ,media personality, Jimmi Gathu, takes place during the one-day exhibition and includes speeches/presentations by EU Ambassador Lodewijk Briët, Foreign Affairs Principal Secretary Karanja Kibicho, EIB Regional Director Kurt Simonsen, Kenya Flower Council CEO Jane Ngige and panellists from the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce, the Nairobi County Executive Committee, the Kenya Association of Manufacturers, RedLands Roses and Procter and Gamble.

    Country: Kenya | Activity: Exhibition

  • 08/05/2014 - Europe Day, "Europe in the World"

    This year's Europe Day celebration is a special event in many ways. For the first time in many years, we are commemorating the day jointly with all the EU Member States represented in Botswana, France, Germany and the UK. In addition, the event also commemorates the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. The logo for the event encompasses the Origami Peace Dove and the four flags (see attached below).

    The Delegation will have an information table to distribute some relevant publications such as "Europe: What's all about?" About 500 people (a large audience by Botswana standards) from government, the private sector, NGOs, civil society, media, academia, military, performing arts, church leaders and the police will attend. The event is to be held at the University of Botswana Arena starting at 6pm to 10 pm on Thursday, May 8, 2014 

    Country: Botswana | Activity: Cultural events

  • 08/05/2014 - Journée d'information et de sensibilisation sur les opportunités de formation en Europe

    Cet évènement est organisé en partenariat avec "Erasmus Mundus Students and Alumi Association – EMA for Cameroon". L'objectif est de montrer aux étudiants camerounais les opportunités que l'Europe peut offrir sur le plan des études et de la formation.

    L'atelier va rassembler entre 130 et 150 étudiants (notamment ceux de Campus France).

    Country: Cameroon | Activity: Events for the Youth - EU Information sessions

  • 08/05/2014 - Seminar on Enlargement

    Seminar organised by the Getulio Vargas Foundation on 8th May in Rio de Janeiro with the support of the EU Delegation. The Europe Day Reception will be held in the evening offered by the EU Delegation. More information: http://www.semanadaeuropa.org.br/

    Country: Brazil | Activity: Public Conference

  • 08/05/2014 - Réception

    Réception officielle chez le chef de Délégation de l'Union européenne au Maroc.

    Country: Morocco | Activity: Other events

  • 08/05/2014 - Vernissage: concours de photographies

    Vernissage officiel de l'exposition suite au concours de photographies organisé par la Délégation de l'Union européenne au Maroc, contre le racisme. Cet évènement aura lieu à 11h le 8 mai 2014 à la Bibliothèque Nationale du Royaume du Maroc.

    Country: Morocco | Activity: Award - Cultural events

  • 08/05/2014 - Europe Day Press Conference and TV interview

    Under this activities, Chargé d'Affaires Michel Goffin, will offer interview for local media to review ongoing relations and cooperation between EU and Laos and this will provide opportunities to medial to ask questions of their interest on EU affairs. The event is organised by the EU Delegation to Laos.

    Country: Laos | Activity: Press event - Other events

  • 08/05/2014 - Photo Exhibition "European Archaeologists in Saudi Arabia - Discovering the Kingdom's Heritage

    The Delegation of the European Union in Riyadh has delightedly put together a collection of almost 100 photos of spectacular photos of excavation sites in Saudi Arabia by archaeologists from the French, Belgium, British and Swedish teams working in the kingdom.

    Country: Saudi Arabia | Activity: Exhibition

  • 08/05/2014 - Europe Day Celebration

    On the occasion of Europe Day, H. E. Ambassador Adam Kulach, Head of the Delegation of the European Union in Riyadh, will inaugurate a cultural soirée and reception organised in cooperation with the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities and the Ministry of Culture and information of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

    Performances by the French and German Schools’ Choir, European Union Orchestra, Italian Flag-Throwers and Saudi Sword Dancers.

    Launching of the Photo Exhibition "European Archaeologists in Saudi Arabia - Discovering the Kingdom's Heritage".

    Country: Saudi Arabia | Activity: Other events

  • 08/05/2014 - 2014 Europe Day Reception

    On the occasion of 2014 Europe day, the Head of Delegation of the European Union to Djibouti and IGAD will welcome 120 guests, including government and parliament officials, diplomats, international organizations, media, civil society and private sector representatives at the EU Residence on 8th May. Animations such as a photo show and the screening of short films on the European Union's activities in Djibouti will be present through the evening. Farewell gift package with EU info material will be distributed.

    Country: Djibouti | Activity: Other events - EU Information sessions

  • 08/05/2014 - Festival of European and Cape Verdean cinema

    The Festival of European and cape Verdean Cinema (taking place from 8 to 13 of May in Praia) is origanised by the EU Delegation to Cape Verde.

    Country: Cape Verde | Activity: Film Festival

  • 08/05/2014 - Lecture at a Cape Verdean University

    A lecture will be held at a Cape Verdean University. Among the participants: Head of Delegation, 1 Government’s Member and University lecturer. There will also be an interview and a debate at the National Radio, joined by the Head of Delegation and Ambassadors of EU member States. The event is origanised by the EU Delegation to Cape Verde.

    Country: Cape Verde | Activity: Press event - Events for the Youth

  • 08/05/2014 - Journée de l'Europe – Reception

    On May 8th, the EU Delegation to Senegal will host our annual reception at the EU Ambassadors' Residence, for which 1400 guests (Senegalese politicians, civil society, artists, businessmen and other personalities relevant to our daily work) are invited. A performance will be given by local dance association ('Roots and Feelings') that is supported by the EU, as we want to show that 'culture is a fundamental cement of civilisations, carrier of citizenship and a driver for opening up towards the world around us'.

    Country: Senegal | Activity: Cultural events

  • 08/05/2014 - Pesentation on the Joint EU Response Strategy

    On the 8th of May a Presentation will be made on the Joint EU Response Strategy.  At this event the HOD and Director-General of the National Planning Commission will be the key speakers.  Member States, Government officials and the Media will attend this event, organised by the EU Delegation to Namibia.

    Country: Namibia | Activity: Public Conference

  • 08/05/2014 - Europe Day Reception

    The EU Delegation to Namibia organises a reception. hosted by the Head of Delegation, Mr. Raul Fuentes Milani.  A wide range of stakeholders including the media will be invited. Namibian artists will carry out performances during the reception. 

    Country: Namibia | Activity: Other events

  • 08/05/2014 - University debate

    The EU Delegation to Lebanon co-organises a debate at the public Lebanese University on the theme of "European Integration". It includes interventions by the HoD, academics and NGO representatives, followed by a direct debate with the university students.

    Country: Lebanon | Activity: Public Conference

  • 08/05/2014 - Concert "Enfants de Méditerranée en concert - La Contrebasse Voyageuse"

    The EU Delegation to Lebanon co-organises a concert with the Lebanese Philharmonic Orchestra, Lebanese children's choirs and the renowned musician Charbel Rouhana. The concert will include a video link with children's choirs in Egypt and France.

    Country: Lebanon | Activity: Cultural events

  • 08/05/2014 - Europe Day Celebration

    The Greek Consul General of New York will provide a keynote talk at the Rutgers University which will highlight a wine and hors d'oeuvres afternoon reception for our business community partners and other external and internal partners.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Public Conference

  • 08/05/2014 - American Hungarian Educators Association meeting

    The Center for European Studies (CES) of the University of Florida will be hosting the American Hungarian Educators Association meeting from May 8-10. The popular blogger Dr. Eva Balogh, author of Hungarian Spectrum, is invited to speak on May 9. In the evening there will be a concert and reception, co-sponsored by CES and Dr. István Gergátz, Hungarian Honorary Consul of West and North Florida. In addition, the Gainesville Orchestra is performing on May 9 and will tie in the concert with Europe Day.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Public Conference - Cultural events

  • 08/05/2014 - Europe Day events in Chapel Hill, NC and in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro School District

    Participating European restaurants in Chapel Hill will be celebrating Europe week by offering discounts or a “free dessert with entree”. Restaurants will put out small EU flags and a display a Europe Day celebration flyer.

    Smith Middle School in Chapel Hill will be hosting their annual Euro-Mania Jeopardy Challenge for middle school students in conjunction with the University of North California. Europe Day celebration at Smith Middle will be open to the general community from 4pm-7pm. To include: Walk for Unity; EU project displays; European food booths; EU birthday cake; keynote speaker, Euro-challenge presentation.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Events for the Youth

  • 08/05/2014 - A Call for New Thinking: Geopolitics, Security, and Economics

    2014 Europe Day Reception & Dinner with Ambassador Stuart Eizenstat, event held in collaboration with the European members of the Atlanta Consular Corps.

    A private reception for the European members of the consular corps and public dinner to celebrate Europe Day.

    The keynote speaker will be Ambassador Stuart Eizenstat, former U.S. Ambassador to the European Union, introduced by David Abney, COO of UPS. Ambassador Eizenstat’s presentation is entitled “A Call for New Thinking: Geopolitics, Security, and Economics.”

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Public Conference - EU Information sessions

  • 08/05/2014 - “Unveiling" and "Vaněk Unleashed"

    Alliance for New Music-Theatre presents a double bill program, in conjunction with the Czech Embassy, with live musical accompaniment by The Snark Ensemble.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 08/05/2014 - Modernism in 1914

    Steven Beller gives this lecture as part of the series WORLD WAR I Centenary at the Embassy of Austria.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 08/05/2014 - EU Day concert and official reception

    The Fair will be followed by a Concert (with EUD invitees and open to the public) at the Auditorium of the Congress Centre, with the participation of the European Youth Jazz Orchestra. The Concert is followed by the official EU reception in the same venue. The event is co-organised by the EU Delegation to Turkey.

    Country: Turkey | Activity: Cultural events

  • 08/05/2014 - European Union Fair

    On 8 May, a EU Fair with participation of 18 EUMSs, EU Ministry, Education Ministry, and selected IPA projects stands will take place in a Congress Hall in central Ankara. The activity is organised by the EU Delegation to Turkey in cooperation with the national authorities, the EU Information Centre and other media action.

    Country: Turkey | Activity: Exhibition - Cultural events

  • 08/05/2014 - Conférence débat

    Une conférence débat se tiendra à la faculté des sciences juridiques et politiques à l'intention des étudiants le jeudi 08 mai sur le thème: Les défis du Mali d'aujourd'hui: Quel rôle pour l'UE? L'événement est organisé par la Délégation de l'UE au Mali.

    Country: Mali | Activity: Public Conference

  • 08/05/2014 - Europe Day Activities in Iraq

    Several activities are organised or co-organised by the EU Delegation to Iraq in the famework of the Europe Day. Among them:

    - diplomatic event in Baghdad's Green Zone on 5 May (close attendance, due to security)

    - larger Europe Day celebration in Erbil (Kurdistan Region) on 8 May, with the presence of all EU Ambassadors. Joined with opening of the new ECHO office in Erbil

    - adaptation and publication of OPED in local press

    - dissemination of the newly-created Delegation Facebook page

    - publication of Europe Day news and banners in the Facebook page

    - participation in football joint video clip (required secure move to Cross Swords site in Baghdad).

    Country: Iraq | Activity: Press event - Social media - Other events

  • 08/05/2014 - Europe Day Reception

    This year's reception, organised by the EU Delegation to Ecuador, will provide exposure for a Belgian Saxophonist, celebrating the invention of the saxophone by Adolphe Sax, the Belgian instrument maker born 200 years ago. The social event will gather approximately 250 guests of the Delegation and EU Embassies in a panoramic events centre

    Country: Ecuador | Activity: Cultural events

  • 08/05/2014 - Mercado Europeo: Realidad y perspectivas - The European Market: reality and perspectives

    The event is organised by the EU Delegation to Ecuador together with the EU Bilateral Chambers of Commerce and the Ecuador Private Sector Export Promotion Agency, CORPEI.  In the context of renewed trade negotiations for Ecuador to join the Multi-Party Trade agreement - already concluded with Colombia and Peru - the objective of the seminar is to familiarize the Ecuadorian business sector with the characteristics and opportunities offered by the European market. Practical workshops explaining the technical and normative requirements necessary to access the EU market will be delivered by international experts. Around 250 participants are expected to be present at the event.

    Country: Ecuador | Activity: Public Conference

  • 08/05/2014 - Europe Day Reception

    The EU Delegation to Indonesia will host a reception on the eve of the Europe Day. Over 700 people are expected to attend, including Indonesian government officials, parliamentarians, business representatives, academics, media and civil society, as well as members of the diplomatic community in Jakarta.

    Country: Indonesia | Activity: Other events

  • 08/05/2014 - European Film Festival

    The inauguration of the 16th European film festival in Chile will be held at the Palacio de La Moneda Cultural Centre. This will be the biggest ever edition of the festival, with 22 countries taking part, offering over 50 films showing throughout May and June in Santiago and across the regions from Iquique to Punta Arenas.

    Country: Chile | Activity: Film Festival

  • 08/05/2014 - Europe Day Fair

    The EU Delegation to West Bank and Gaza will organize its sixth annual fair to celebrate Europe Day. The event, which will be officially launched by the Palestinian Prime Minister Hamdallah and EU Representative, brings together more than 25 partner organizations and hundreds of visitors. It is an open day taking place at the heart of Ramallah and includes an exhibition of EU-funded projects as well as European cultural and educational institutions.  There will also be recreational activities for children, an educational zone where children and their families can learn about the EU and its Member States and performances from EU grantees: the Palestinian Circus School and the Sarreyet Ramallah Palestinian Dance Group.

    Country: Palestine | Activity: Children’s event - Exhibition - Cultural events

  • 08/05/2014 - Photo exhibition on EU parliament combined with a reception

    To celebrate the Day of Europe in Uzbekistan and highlight the upcoming EP elections in May, the EU Delegation to Uzbekistan is organizing, together with Goethe Institut, a photo exhibition of ten artists from EU countries titled "Inside View: Photographic Explorations of the European Parliament." The opening of the exhibition will be combined with a reception.

    Country: Uzbekistan | Activity: Exhibition

  • 08/05/2014 - Europe Day celebration in a high school

    The main Europe Day event of the EU Delegation to to Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein will take place of the main high schools in the capital, with the participation of Swiss State Secretary for Foreign Affairs Yves Rossier. The students of the school will actively contribute to the program. Expected are around 300 guests from policy, public administration, stakeholders and the civil society. The chosen slogan "Wähle Dein Europa" (which in German can mean both "Choose your Europe" and "Elect your Europe") hints to the increased liberties of choice today's youth benefits thanks to the European integration process as well as to this year's EP elections. Visual materials as well as comprehensive media work will emphasize these two main messages. 

    Country: Switzerland | Activity: Events for the Youth - EU Information sessions

  • 08/05/2014 - Banlieue: Jeunes dans la cité - Festival multiculturel

    Construit sur le thème: « Banlieue - Jeunes dans la Cité», l' évènement mêle projection de films longs métrages et de documentaires, animations théâtrales et organisations de débat autour de 3 sous-thèmes: "violences urbaines", "rêves d'avenir" et "citoyenneté et démocratie". Des films grand spectacle permettront d'attirer un public-cible des jeunes conviés à participer à des débats de société autour des sous-thèmes précités et animés par des universitaires, artistes ou personnalités de la société civile. Lancé en 2013, le Festival est organisé par la Délégation de l'UE en République de Guinée en collaboration avec les Etats membres représentés en Guinée (Allemagne, Espagne, France et Royaume Uni) et quatre Universités de Conakry. Des activités de visibilité et de communication sur la Coopération précèdent et suivent l'évènement, introduit la veille par un point de presse. Il sera clôturé par le traditionnel cocktail du 9 mai.

    Country: Guinea | Activity: Open Day - Film Festival - Cultural events

  • 08/05/2014 - EU Open Day for young people on 8th May

    Every year since 2011, the Press and Information Section of the EU Delegation to China organises the EU Open Day for college students and weibo fans in the Delegation. The Delegations also encourages Member States embassies to do similar events so that the whole month of May is dedicated to the promotion of the EU.


    The EU Delegation takes this opportunity to introduce to the young people the EU policies and topics that they may find interesting (education, travelling to Europe, EU-China relations, etc.). Normally, it includes 2 hours of presentations, Q&A, a quiz, and BBQ networking in the garden.

    Country: China | Activity: Open Day - Events for the Youth

  • 08/05/2014 - Celebration of the Europe Day

    The EU Delegation to Iceland is organising a reception event on the occasion of the Europe Day at the City Hall of Reykjavik, hosted by EU Ambassador Matthias Brinkmann.

    Country: Iceland | Activity: EU Information sessions

  • 08/05/2014 - Open lecture

    The EU Delegation to Swaziland has collaborated with the University of Swaziland to conduct an open lecture to university students on the role of the EU in Swaziland and in the world. The EU Delegation will liaise with the media to publicize the event and put it into the framework of the Europe Day.

    Country: Swaziland | Activity: EU Information sessions

  • 08/05/2014 - Opening of the Film Festival with the screening of "Six Days"

    The 5th Edition of the European Film Festival, organised by the EU Delegation to Paraguay in Paraguay will begin on 8 May and end on 6 June.

    A speech of the EU Ambassador, followed by the screening of the documentary "Six Days", and a cocktail will take place the opening day (8 May), where EU Member States, the diplomatic corps, Paraguayan authorities, the media, and representatives of the local film industry will be invited.

    Country: Paraguay | Activity: Film Festival

  • 08/05/2014 - Gathering of the EU family

    To mark Europe Day the fountain of Geneva – the Jet d'Eau - will be lit in blue by nightfall. An informal gathering of the EU family – staff from the EU Delegations to UN and Member State Delegations – will take place at the lake of Geneva in the 'Kiosk du Jardin Anglais', kindly offered by the Geneva authorities.

    Country: Switzerland | Activity: Other events

  • 08/05/2014 - Europe Day TV Concert

    "Europe Day TV Concert" is a live-broadcast indoor concert aiming at marking Europe Day as well as promoting the EU in Cambodia. The concert will be opened by the EU Ambassador and will offer a variety of entertainment from contemporary ballet to singing performance in different languages including Khmer, English, French and German. A quiz will be organised for the viewers.  Five-hundred people will attend the programme live in the studio and thousands are expected to watch the programme from home. The event is organised by the EU Delegation to Cambodia.

    Country: Cambodia | Activity: Events for the Youth - Cultural events - Sports events

  • 08/05/2014 - Europe Day reception featuring Alpha All Stars

    This year's reception, organised by the EU Delegation to Jamaica, Belize, The Bahamas, Turks and Caicos Islands, will provide exposure for young men who have honed their musical talents at one of the state supported orphanage- The Alpha Boys' School. The school offers musical training to underprivileged youth and has benefitted from previous EU support.

    Country: Jamaica | Activity: Events for the Youth - Cultural events

  • 08/05/2014 - Europe Day Reception

    The Ambassador of the EU Delegation to India will attend the Europe Day Reception organised in Mumbai by the Council of EU Chambers of Commerce in India.

    Country: India | Activity: Cultural events

  • 08/05/2014 - EUFF 2014 - Mumbai

    The 19th European Film Festival started in India in on 28 February 2014 in Delhi. Organized by the EU Delegation to India with the helping hands of local partners in 10 cities, the festival will take place in Mumbai around the Europe Day.

    Country: India | Activity: Film Festival

  • 08/05/2014 - Opening European Cultural Festival

    The EU Delegation to Algeria will organise a traditional "Europe Day" reception. A concert by the European group "Poly Versal Souls" (funk/world music)  will open the 15th edition of the European Cultural Festival in Algeria, organised in close cooperation with EU Member States and local partners (radio, TV).  A competition will be organised to choose the best shows during the festival via a dedicated facebook page. The target group will be young people.

    Country: Algeria | Activity: Children’s event - Cultural events

  • 07/05/2014 - Panel Discussion on Regional Integration, Development and Trade Cooperation

    The guest speakers are EU Ambassador Lodewijk Briët, German Ambassador Andreas Peschke and Prof. Nelson Wawire, Dean, School of Economics, Kenyatta University. The panel comprises 15 selected students.

    The panel discussion is followed by a quiz on the European Union and a free Afro-Euro Fusion Concert for University students featuring performances from the University's School of Performing Arts and well-known Kenyan artist "Rabbit" Kaka Sungura.

    The event will take place at the Kenyatta University and Afro-Euro Fusion Concert and is organised by the EU Delegation to Kenya.

    Country: Kenya | Activity: Events for the Youth

  • 07/05/2014 - Launch of grants to support the protection of children against violence

    A new project by the European Union, partnering with Kenyan educational and justice institutions, to reduce all forms of child violence in nine counties of Kenya was launched at St Catherine’s Primary School in Nairobi as part of Europe Week activities. Governor Kidero opened the event welcoming the move towards building family, community and institutional systems to protect children.

    The project will run over three years and will reach tens of thousands of children, and involve a quarter of a million living in Nairobi’s slums. The project will work with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Kenya Police, the Teachers Service Commission, the Probation Department, county governments and other agencies.

    The programme will include support to children with disabilities, those subjected to transactional sex and also provide legal services to children in need. There will be life skills training for children and peer education.

    Country: Kenya | Activity: Other events

  • 07/05/2014 - Conférence publique à l'Université de Yaoundé I

    La conférence aura lieu à l'Amphi 700 de l'Université de Yaoundé I. Elle aura pour Thème: "Sécurité, diplomatie, partenariat commercial… les nouveaux défis de l'Union européenne et de l'Afrique

    Le panel est constitué de :

    • SE. Françoise Collet, Ambassadeur-Chef de Délégation UE-Cameroun
    • Pr. Mathias Eric Owona Nguini, Enseignant de sciences politiques
    • Pr Roger Tsafack Nang Fosso, Enseignant-Economiste
    • Pr Jean Emmanuel Pondi, SG de l'Université de Yaoundé I

    Modérateur : Dr David Abouem A Tchoyi, Consultant-Ancien membre du gouvernement camerounais.

    Country: Cameroon | Activity: Public Conference

  • 07/05/2014 - European Film Festival

    The festival is traditionally coordinated by the Presidency of the Council of the EU. This year's films follow the theme SPORTS (with emphasis on football due to upcoming sports events). The curator of this year's edition is Sergio Moriconi, journalist, professor, screenwriter, film curator and coordinator of “Cine Brasília” who has also been curator of the Europe's Week Film Festival already a number of years. 17 movies representing 17 EU member States have been confirmed. The official opening of the Film Festival will take place in Brasilia on Monday 5th May in the theatre of CCBB DF (327 seats). Opening ceremony will consist of speeches by EU Ambassador, Greek Ambassador, EUNIC Presidency and the Festival curator, followed by screening of a Greek film. The opening of the Film Festival will also be the opening of the EU Week Programme. More information: http://www.semanadaeuropa.org.br/

    Country: Brazil | Activity: Film Festival

  • 07/05/2014 - Europe Day Reception

    A reception will be organized by the EU Delegation to Sudan for 450 guests from Sudan and from other countries. The reception will promote the EU motto "Unity in Diversity" and forsees a concert presenting Sudanese singers performing world music in different European and Arabic languages. 

    Country: Sudan | Activity: Other events

  • 07/05/2014 - Reception

    Evening event featuring a panel of European Union experts w/reception (World Affairs Council of Seattle/WACA). The event is organised by the EU Delegation to the US and will be held in Seattle (WA).

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Other events

  • 07/05/2014 - European Film Festival

    The EU Delegation to Nicaragua, the Member States Embassies, Eurochannel and key partners such as Nicaraguan and European cultural centres, universities and commercial cinemas will celebrate the 11th anniversary of the festival, which is the most successful cultural activity for this genre.

    2014 is the fourth year that the festival will be even closer to the people and accessible for a far larger audience from different levels of society, due to key alliances the DEL has established with important Nicaraguan universities.

    Country: Nicaragua | Activity: Cultural events

  • 07/05/2014 - University Lecture on European Integration and EU Enlargement

    Ten years ago, on 1 May 2004, the biggest ever enlargement of the EU, from 15 to 25 Member States brought stability and reunited Europe after years of artificial division during the cold war. To celebrate this anniversary, the EU Delegation to Indonesia in cooperation with EU Member States will organise a public lecture at the University of Indonesia, Salemba Campus, Jakarta.

    Country: Indonesia | Activity: Public Conference

  • 07/05/2014 - L'Union européenne et le Sénégal, un partenariat solide et diversifié

    The EU Ambassador will give a speech followed by a debate at a well-known High School in Dakar (Lycée Lamine Guye) – 250 students are expected to participate in this event, where we will discuss the relationship between the EU and Africa, and more precisely the links between the EU and Senegal. This event will be covered by local media. The event is organised by the EU Delegation to Senegal.

    Country: Senegal | Activity: Events for the Youth

  • 07/05/2014 - EU Fair

    The Head of Delegation and the EU Special Representative will open a Europe Day celebration in Doboj organised by a local NGO which is currently implementing two EU funded projects in the area of adult education. Promoting the project and Europe Day, they will organise an EU Fair comprising of street information campaigns with info-educational content, info stands for local business cooperation with the EU funded project and music and dance performance with a special performance with dancers dressed in costumes representing 28 EU MS.

    Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina | Activity: Other events

  • 07/05/2014 - Europe Day Reception

    On the occasion of the Europe Day a reception wil lbe hosted by the Head of the EU Delegation to Guayana at his residence. A large number of guests will attend, including the President of Guyana, Prime Minister, Ministers of Finance/NAO, Foreign Affairs, other Government and Parliamentary figures, Diplomatic Corps, Civil Society, Media and beneficiary partners.

    A 4 page pocket brochure depicting EU/Guyana cooperation, produced by the Delegation in Guyana, will be distributed.

    Country: Guyana | Activity: Other

  • 07/05/2014 - "EU-Namibia: Trade and Investment for Job Creation and Development" Round Table

    On the 7th of May, on the eve of the Europe Day Reception, an "EU-Namibia: Trade and Investment for Job Creation and Development" Round Table is being arranged by the EU Delegation to Namibia together with Member States to showcase successful investment activities of selected European companies with proven track records of operating effectively in Namibia.  The Minister of Trade and Industry and 6 companies were invited to make presentations.  This will be followed by open discussions among participants and engagement with the Press. Companies will highlight opportunities and challenges faced when investing in Namibia and in particular address issues such as the role of the private sector for creating jobs and the contribution of foreign investment for development

    Country: Namibia | Activity: Other

  • 07/05/2014 - Expanding Communities, Expanding Trade. The Future of Trade between Colorado and the EU.

    We will co-host with WorldDenver and in partnership with History Colorado, Colorado Council for Economic Education, Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade, World Trade Center Denver and the International Business Circle a panel discussion on the potential impact on EU-US free-trade agreement (TTIP) featuring Joseph Quinlan, Chief Market Strategist at Bank of America and co-author of the annual Transatlantic Economy report. Panellists will include Brian Friedman (GHP Investment Advisors), Sandi Moilanen (COEDIT) and Sarah Lambert (EU Commission).

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Public Conference

  • 07/05/2014 - European Participation at the Maryland Film Festival

    Films from Europe form an accent in the annual Maryland Film Festival in Baltimore.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Film Festival

  • 07/05/2014 - Concert by Florian Kitt & Aima Labra-Makk

    Duo Florian Kitt, violoncello & Aima Labra-Makk, piano at the Embassy of Austria.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 07/05/2014 - The Europe Academy

    The Europe Academy, in collaboration with the EU Delegation to Turkey, is organising a workshop and academic training on "Promotion of European Studies and Academic Development Program".

    The Workshop will be organized for 2 full days and a half day and will address current political issues regarding the EU as well as the theoretical issues.

    Country: Turkey | Activity: Other events

  • 07/05/2014 - Emission radio

    Un débat radio est prévu le mercredi  07 mai sur le thème: Sommet UE-Afrique et Coopération –Mali. L'événement est organisé par la Délégation de l'UE au Mali.

    Country: Mali | Activity: Press event

  • 07/05/2014 - Classical music concert featuring the National Orchestra of Ecuador and an Italian-German Violinist

    The National Orchestra of Ecuador and an international violinist will offer a concert in Quito´s "Casa de la Música", with a truly European flavour in the repertory – a collection of masterpieces representing the musical patrimony of DE, IT, ES, FR and UK, the five EU Member States represented in Ecuador.  The event is open to the public, with an expected attendance of 800 persons. The event is co-organised by the EU Delegation to Ecuador.

    Country: Ecuador | Activity: Cultural events

  • 07/05/2014 - Cooperation event – Enhancing productive capacity and Territorial Development

    The European week in Ecuador will start on May 7th with a Cooperation event, organised by the EU Delegation to Ecuador, which will gather representatives of the civil society and decentralised governments focusing on territorial development and productive capacity building. The two topics are representative for the EU´s support to Ecuador in key sectors, based on the country´s strategy to change its productive matrix and promote development at local level. Approximately 15 EU funded projects are expected to participate in the event. 

    Country: Ecuador | Activity: Other events

  • 07/05/2014 - Europe Day reception

    SEA-Write awarded Thai, Ms. Chiranan Pitpreecha, is invited to translate Ode to Joy lyrics into Thai. The ceremony to celebrate Europe Day 2014 will start with her recital of Ode to Joy lyrics in form of a Thai poem on the stage. The Head of the Delegation to Thailand will then give a keynote speech and a Thai opera male vocalist will sing the anthem for Thai King and Ode to Joy in English to conclude the official ceremony.

    Prior to Europe Day, the Delegation will have an opinion article published in leading national newspapers in Thai and English languages.

    Country: Thailand | Activity: EU Information sessions

  • 07/05/2014 - Colloquium "Europe in the World"

    A multi-disciplinary panel co-organized by the EU Delegation to Argentina,  Jean Monnet Chair at the University of Buenos Aires (UBA) Law School, European Club and EU MS embassies on the role of Europe in the world today. The open agenda discussion on contemporary Europe (its political relevance, economic and social  situation and integration model) will include  two scholars –  a jurist and an economist  - and three diplomats: Ambassadors of France (representing  EU G6),  Slovakia (representing  countries of the last big enlargement of 2004) and the Head of Delegation. The moderator will be a very popular local  journalist, writer and radio host  (Reynaldo Sietecase) who will try to combine relevant  questions with provocative flavour and to encourage spontaneous participation of the audience – mainly scholars, students, diplomats,  journalists, politicians, legislators, entrepreneurs summoned in Aula Magna of the UBA Law School in down-town Buenos Aires.

    Country: Argentina | Activity: Public Conference - Events for the Youth - EU Information sessions

  • 07/05/2014 - Conference on the EU Guidelines on Human Rights

    The EU Delegation to Libya is organising a public discussion on three of the EU Human Rights Guidelines: HR Defenders, Violence against woman and girls and combatting all forms of discrimination against them and Torture and other cruel or degrading treatment or punishment. Each panel will have a moderator, a representative of the Libyan authorities/institutions and another from civil society. Hopefully, the discussion will result in a set of recommendations that can serve as a basis for HR advocacy efforts.

    Country: Libya | Activity: Public Conference

  • 07/05/2014 - Exhibition of posters: "Women in Sri Lanka"

    The EU Delegation to Sri Lanka will show to the public a selection of 50 posters from the competition launched on the occasion of the International Women's Day.

    Country: Sri Lanka | Activity: Exhibition

  • 07/05/2014 - Film Festival "Borderless Future"

    The EU delegation to Rwanda, in collaboration with its willing MS, is bringing European cinema to Rwanda in light of Europe Day. Under the heading 'Borderless Future', three European films will be screened at the University Conservatorium in Huye, Rwanda. An open discussion with students will take place between the screenings. The discussion round will be linked to the movies and the overall theme – future perspectives, opening of borders and regional integration, European 'dream' and immigration. A panel of experts will consist of European and Rwandan intellectuals. Around 250 students are expected to participate at the event.

    Country: Rwanda | Activity: Public Conference - Film Festival - Events for the Youth

  • 07/05/2014 - Europe Day University Visits

    A serie of visits to six or seven Cambodian universities both in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap will take place on 7 and 22 May.  Over one thousand students from both public and private universities will have an opportunity to meet and exchange points of view with the EU, EUMS Ambassadors or their representatives. The event is organised by the EU Delegation to Cambodia

    Country: Cambodia | Activity: Public Conference - Events for the Youth

  • 06/05/2014 - Food security seminar at the Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR)

    The African Union Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture, Rhoda Peace Tumusiime, Kenya's Cabinet Secretary for Agriculture, Felix Koskei, Ambassadors from African Union and European Union countries came together at the African Union’s Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR) to mark the benefits of more than 50 years of partnership to develop farming and livestock development on the continent.

    The event, part of the Europe Week celebrations, also features demonstrations of the impact that support from the European Union has had on livestock, fisheries and the natural resources in Africa.

    Country: Kenya | Activity: Other events

  • 06/05/2014 - Conférence de presse

    Conférence de presse (avec les Etats membres). C'est un grand moment de rencontre de la presse. Il permettra de lancer les activités marquant la célébration de la Journée. Outre l'Ambassadeur-Chef de Délégation, il y aura sur le même plateau les ambassadeurs ou représentants des missions diplomatiques européennes accréditées au Cameroun. 

    Country: Cameroon | Activity: Press event

  • 06/05/2014 - Photo Exhibition - EU Delegation to the International Organisations in Vienna

    The exhibition will consist of photographs, representing the role of the EU in addressing global issues, including through its synergies and cooperation with the International Organisations. It will be accompanied by an official ceremony, where UNODC Executive Director Yury Fedotov will be the guest of honour. The exhibition has four clusters: 1. Diplomacy in Action (showing the active role of the EU in the diplomatic field, through pictures of the EU HR/VP and other High-Level Officials engaging with the International Organisations and strategic partners in high-level talks); 2. Fostering Peace and Security (showing the role of the EU in fostering peace and security worldwide); 3. Providing Humanitarian Aid (promoting the EU as a major provider of Humanitarian Aid, mainly ECHO activities); 4. Contributing to Development (focusing on the EU contribution to development and alternative development projects).

    Country: Austria | Activity: Exhibition

  • 06/05/2014 - Evening Reception

    Evening reception & panel discussion "Europe, America, and Colorado" (Colorado Springs World Affairs Council/WACA). The event is organised by the EU Delegation to the US and will be held in Colorado Springs (CO).

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Other events

  • 06/05/2014 - Europe Day Celebration

    The Europe Day main activity will be held within the framework of the eleventh edition of the European Film Festival opening event. The programme includes a speech by the Head of Delegation, the screening of the film "Six Days" (funded by the IfS) and a "Musical Anthology of European cinema" by the Camerata Bach.

    The event is organised by the EU Delegation to Nicaragua.

    Country: Nicaragua | Activity: Other events

  • 06/05/2014 - Seminar: Indonesia-EU Relations – Embracing Shared Values

    This seminar, organised by the EU Delegation to Indonesia, will review the state of Indonesia-EU relations from a broad perspective covering political-security, economic and socio-cultural issues. Beyond taking stock, participants will also explore ways to take the partnership to the next level. The seminar is held in cooperation with a Jakarta-based think tank, The Habibie Center. 

    Country: Indonesia | Activity: Public Conference

  • 06/05/2014 - Media briefing

    A 4 hour briefing discussing key issues and challenges related to media coverage of EU integration will take place during the Europe Week. The briefing will also address the ways in which BiH media can and must help to educate, inform and encourage citizens so that more people will actively participate in the changes required by the European integration process. In addition to Europe Day remarks, a significant portion of the briefing will be devoted to a discussion of the benefits that citizens will enjoy as a result of EU integration, especially in terms of rising living standards. The briefing will gather approx. 35 journalists, editors and CSO representatives focused on EU integration.

    Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina | Activity: Press event - EU Information sessions

  • 06/05/2014 - Basketball Tournament

    A basketball tournament will take place in three BiH cities (Tuzla Mostar and Banja Luka) with participation of high school students. There will be eight games per tournament each lasting 15 min supported by announcements, LED display messages, and cheering by the audience. After every second game, a short free throw competition for audience will be organised. The Head of Delegatin , the EU Special Representative and the Deputy Head of Delegation will alternate to open games in different cities including the first throw and announcing /awarding the winning teams. Each event will end with refreshments and music. The event is organised by the EU Delegation to Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina | Activity: Sports events

  • 06/05/2014 - Encuentro de la Unión Europea en Bucaramanga

    For the third consecutive year, the Europe Day 2014 celebrations in Colombia will take place in a capital city of a department: Bucaramanga, Capital of Santander. Nineteen Member States plus the EU Delegation representatives will attend the celebrations: the thirteen Heads of diplomatic missions accredited in the country, and six Honorary Consuls from countries not represented. The programme drawn up by the EU Missions and the Mayor's Office will comprise off cultural and academic activities including the 20th anniversary of Eurocine in Colombia, European concerts and workshops concerning the social role of culture and sustainable development. The programme will run from 6 to 9 May.  Europe Day will be marked by a debate about "pertinent education for sustainable development" and an exhibition regarding the European academic offer and alliances with twelve higher education institutions in place.

    Country: Colombia | Activity: Public Conference - Film Festival - Exhibition - Events for the Youth - Cultural events

  • 06/05/2014 - Media interviews and Op-Ed

    Media activities are forseen in the framework of the Europe Day: a series of media interviews and an Op-Ed by the Head of the EU Delegation to Lebanon.

    Country: Lebanon | Activity: Other events

  • 06/05/2014 - Europe Day Presentation

    To commemorate Europe Day, the European Union Center of Excellence at the University of Texas at Austin will visit the Liberal Arts and Science Academy, a specialized high school for students interested in liberal arts, science, and math. Dr. Michael Mosser, faculty at UT’s Department of Government, will give a lunchtime presentation to Austin are high school students on the EU, its history, and current events as well as answer question students will prepare in class prior to the talk.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Public Conference - Press event - EU Information sessions

  • 06/05/2014 - Déjeuner de presse

    Le déjeuner de presse réunira une trentaine de journalistes  (presse nationale et internationale) à la résidence de l'Ambassadeur, Chef de Délégation le mardi 6 mai. L'événement est organisé par la Délégation de l'UE au Mali.

    Country: Mali | Activity: Press event

  • 06/05/2014 - Europe Day Reception

    A formal reception, organised by the EU Delegtion to Sri Lanka, will be hosted by the Head of Delegation to celebrate the Europe Day. Attendees will include high level government officials, civil society members, media and others.

    Country: Sri Lanka | Activity: Other

  • 06/05/2014 - EU Ambassador's conference at the Law School of the National University of Asunción

    The EU Delegation to Paraguay together with the Law School of the National University of Asunción organizes a conference on the EU which will be given by the EU Ambassador.

    It is expected a large amount of participants since the University is the largest and most widely recognized institution of higher education in Paraguay.

    Reference will be made to the forthcoming 9 of May.

    Country: Paraguay | Activity: Public Conference - Events for the Youth - EU Information sessions

  • 05/05/2014 - Photo exhibition on the impact of the EU-Kenya cooperation, Nairobi National Museum

    The exhibition features photographs of EU and EU member states' bilateral projects taken for the Blue Book 2014 on EU-Kenya development cooperation. The event is organised by the EU Delegation to Kenya.

    Country: Kenya | Activity: Exhibition

  • 05/05/2014 - Movie and dinner

    European-theme movie and dinner prior to panel discussion, luncheon and main speaker followed by Q&A session  (Santa Fe Council on Int'l Relations/WACA). The event is organised by the EU Delegation to the US and will be held in Santa Fe.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Other events

  • 05/05/2014 - EU Information Session

    EU Information Sessions by diplomats and consuls to Florida High Schools students.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: EU Information sessions

  • 05/05/2014 - European Short Film Festival

    From May 5 to 9, the Miami-Florida European Union Center of Excellence (MEUCE) in collaboration with Euro Channel is screening 60 European Short Films with a special programming theme: European women with ...  And God Created European Woman.

    Just as there can be no single definition of woman, there is no single style, attitude, genre, or approach in this year's European Short Film Festival. Viewers will come across both new and experienced filmmakers, who explore the subject of woman in comedy, horror, romance, drama, experimental film and animation. Women and their contributions to European society are the complex and diverse inspirations for this new edition Short Films Festival ... And God created Woman. Follow us on a journey to celebrate European women.

    This film festival will include movies from the United Kingdom, Czech Republic, France, Lithuania, Estonia, Luxembourg, and Bosnia.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Film Festival

  • 05/05/2014 - University Competition

    In the framework of the Europe Day Celebrations the EU Delegation to Cape Verde is launching a competition for the best University thesis about relations between EU and Africa/Cape Verde. The winner will be be given a prize.

    Country: Cape Verde | Activity: Award

  • 05/05/2014 - Europe Day Interview

    The Head of Delegation and the EU Special Representative will be interviewed for a public broadcaster BHT’s programme on the EU EUROIMPULS for their special feature marking Europe Day. The interview would cover the following topics: Europe Day, BiH’s road to Europe, new approach, EU funds, and cooperation with local community, outreach activities…

    Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina | Activity: Press event - Other events

  • 05/05/2014 - Peace Through Music "In Our Age" Krakow Philharmonic Choir

    Concert to celebrate the commitment of canonized Popes (John XXIII and John Paul II) to interfaith dialogue.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 05/05/2014 - EU-TR: Shared Values Panel & Youth Concert

    Erzurum EU Information Centre will organize, in collaboration with the EU Delegation to Turkey, a panel about "EU – Turkey: Shared Values" for university students to celebrate Europe Day. The panel will be followed by youth concert at the Erzurum Ataturk University.

    Country: Turkey | Activity: Events for the Youth - Cultural events

  • 05/05/2014 - Premiere of the Documentary "30 Years Cooperation EU-Mozambique"

    The documentary film on the 30 years cooperation between the EU and Mozambique will be screened for the first time at the historic Cinema Scala in the Centre of Maputo. Centred around the concept of five elements, the movie will highlight achievements and projects made possible through EU-Mozambique cooperation, and in particular their impact on local populations. The documentary and videos will be broadcast on local TV channels.

    Country: Mozambique | Activity: Cultural events

  • 05/05/2014 - Europe Day 2014 - Celebrations in Singapore

    On 5 May, the European Chamber of Commerce in Singapore (EuroCham) will host a festive luncheon headlined by Trade Minister Lim Hng Kiang. The EU Delegation to Singapore has invited journalists interested on the EU-Singapore FTA, initialled in Sept 2013.

    On 9 May the EU Centre in Singapore will present the winners of the competition "The EU and Singapore: Policy Challenges and Mutual Learning". The event includes a traditional dance performance by the Greek group "danSING". Later the EU Delegation will host a reception at Raffles Hotel, to be attended by Singapore politicians, businesspeople, academics, diplomats and other stakeholders and partners.

    On 15 May, the Ambassadors of the EU and of Italy will open the 24th edition of the European Union Film Festival, the 2nd oldest film festival in Singapore. Fronted by Oscar-winner "La Grande Bellezza", 27 European feature films and 13 local student short films will be screened during the festival.

    Country: Singapore | Activity: Public Conference - Press event - Film Festival - Events for the Youth

  • 05/05/2014 - Launch of “Blue Book 2014” & Panel Discussion

    The EU Delegation to Indonesia, in cooperation with EU Member States, will launch on 5 May 2014 in Jakarta its annual report on EU-Indonesia development cooperation, so-called “Blue Book”. During the launch, representatives of the Indonesian government, civil society, international community and the media will also use the opportunity to discuss the EU-Indonesia cooperation in the education sector. The focus of the panel discussion will be on “Achieving the Minimum Standards Service in Basic Education”.

    More info:

    http://bit.ly/eubluebook

    http://bit/ly/uebukubiru

    Country: Indonesia | Activity: Public Conference

  • 05/05/2014 - School outreach

    Member States Ambassadors will visit a total of 25 high schools and professional schools all over Switzerland, covering all language regions. They will talk with the students about the reasons why their country got to be a member of the European Union and how it benefits from this. Media work in local/regional media will accompany the series of visits. The activity is organised by the EU Delegation to to Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein, based in Bern.

    Country: Switzerland | Activity: Events for the Youth

  • 05/05/2014 - European Film Week for children

    Part of the 11th European Film Week, a Children's programme will be organized together with the Embassies of Italy, France and Germany and Alliance Française from 5-8 May. With the support of Ministry of Education a number of schools will be attending the screening of children's movies at Casa degli Italiani in Asmara.

    Country: Eritrea | Activity: Children’s event - Film Festival

  • 05/05/2014 - European Film Week

    The 11th European Film Week will be organized by the EU Delegation to Eritrea together with the Embassies of Italy, France and Germany and Alliance Française, from 5-8 May 2014. The screening of movies will take place theas from the 5th of May at Cinema Roma.

    Country: Eritrea | Activity: Film Festival - Cultural events

  • 05/05/2014 - European Soloist Festival 2014 (III Edition)

    On the occasion of the III Edition of the European Soloist Festival, six concerts will be played at the NSYCO theatre, at the Chacao Theatre and at the Venezuela Foreign Affairs Ministry – Casa Amarilla.

    The European Soloist Festival (III Edition) is organised by the EU Delegation to Venezuela in partnership with the world famous Venezuelan National System of Youth and Children Orchestras and Choirs (NSYCO).

    Country: Venezuela | Activity: Cultural events

  • 05/05/2014 - European flags

    The European flags will be flowing on the main bridge crossing the lake. The event will be organised by the EU Delegation to UN in Geneva.

    Country: Switzerland | Activity: Other events

  • 05/05/2014 - 12 Edition of EU Film Festival in Cambodia

    As in previous years, the Film Festival 2014 will be organised by the EU Delegation to Cambodia, in close collaboration with the Institut français du Cambodge (IFC) and take place in both Phnom Penh and Siem Reap. Twelve EU Member States (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, and Sweden) have confirmed their participation and sent their films. The festival will start the 5h of May and end the 31st of May.

    Country: Cambodia | Activity:

  • 05/05/2014 - Facebook contest: Photographs from your Europe Trip: Photographs from your Europe Trip

    The EU Delegation to India will launch a week long photo contest on Facebook, asking Indians to share their photographs from their Europe Trip on Facebook. The best 3 photographs will be the banner of EU in India Facebook page for 3-4 days and they will receive some prizes of appreciation.

    Country: India | Activity: Social media - Other events

  • 05/05/2014 - Europe to the Districts

    The EU Delegation to Leotho is again organising different activities in the framework of the Europe Week. The motto of this year will be "Europe to the Districts". The week will start with a breakfast for the country's press, hosted by the Head of Delegation. A small team from the Delegation will visit the ten districts of the country and will inform the local administration about the activities of the EU in Lesotho, focusing on the support to decentralisation.

    Activities for children will aslo be organised. The school programme will inform school pupils about today's Europe and a quiz on Europe will be held. Furthermore EU-funded NGOs will organise an event in each district's capital. Finally, a one-day football tournament will be organised in Maseru, with the participation of school children, mainly from rural areas. The week will be concluded with the traditional 9th of May reception.

    Country: Lesotho | Activity: Press event - Children’s event - EU Information sessions - Sports events

  • 04/05/2014 - European Regatta

    The European Regatta will take place in Brazil and it is organised by the Clube Naval. More information: http://www.semanadaeuropa.org.br/

    Country: Brazil | Activity: Sports events

  • 04/05/2014 - The Guitar and J.S. Bach

    British Paul Galbraith, guitarist performs music by J.S. Bach.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 04/05/2014 - Europe on the Move 5K

    A 5K run/ walk will take place on 4 May 2014 along the main street of Jakarta – Jalan Sudirman. On finishing at Intiland Tower – the office building of the EU Delegation – there will be plenty of fun family activities and entertainment, including stage performances. Medals will also be awarded to the first 500 finishers.

    More info:

    http://bit.ly/euonthemove_EN

    http://bit.ly/euonthemove_ID

    Country: Indonesia | Activity: Cultural events - Sports events

  • 04/05/2014 - Open doors EU week

    On the occasion of the Europe Day, the EU Delegation to Mauritania is organising several activities. Among them: a review of the EU-RIM cooperation with thepresence of the Mauritanian minister of Cooperation and the HoD plus a painting exhibition (05/05/2014); a "green day" focusing on environment and the EU – Mauritanian fishery agreements (06/05/2014); a seminar with the civil society (07/05/2014); and a reception event hosted by the Head of Delegation (08/05/2014).

    Country: Mauritania | Activity: Public Conference - Exhibition - Cultural events - EU Information sessions

  • 04/05/2014 - Europe on a bicycle: green is beautiful

    Amidst all activities planned to celebrate the Europe day 2014, the EU Delegation to Cambodia and the EU Member States in Cambodia, in collaboration with the Khmer Youth Association (KYA), will organise for the second time a bicycle tour in Phnom Penh. The theme of this year is: "EUROPE ON A BICYCLE: Green is Beautiful". About 600 participants are expected to take part.

    The tour will start from the Olympic Stadium at 7 am and end at the Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP) at around 10 am. It will pass by the embassies or representations of the EU Member States and the EU Delegation.

    Country: Cambodia | Activity: Sports events

  • 03/05/2014 - EU visibility - Reception

    The Deputy Head of the EU Delegation for the Pacific will host a reception for +/- 150 VIP to ensure visibility of EU and EU development cooperation. Though not strictly speaking a Europe Day event, the occasion will be used to also highlight 9 May significance.

    Country: Tonga | Activity: Other events

  • 03/05/2014 - Adopt-a-Beach!

    The EU Delegation for the Pacific will organise a beach-cleaning day where youth groups, students and other interested parties and individuals will clean a beach that the Suva City Council has indicated. As a reward those participating will be invited to a reception.

    Country: Fiji | Activity: Events for the Youth

  • 03/05/2014 - Media Workshop "The impact of the EU-CA Association Agreement on the integration process and the sustainable development of Central America"

    The activity will take place within the framework of the Latin American Journalism Summit, which aims to contribute to the further training of journalists and improve the quality of the content posted by the media. The Summit will be attended by experts and analysts from CNN, Facebook, UN, private sector and regional programs financed by the EU.

    An expert from the Program to Support the Central American Regional Integration (PAIRCA II by its Spanish Acronym) will be in charge of the Seminar and will be one of the main speakers of the Summit. The Head of Delegation will deliver the opening speech. The event is organised by the EU Delegation to Nicaragua.

    Country: Nicaragua | Activity: Press event

  • 03/05/2014 - Luis Vidal: "Encounters"

    Innovative architectural exhibit from Spain for Architecture Week 2014: a "vertical garden".

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Exhibition - Cultural events

  • 03/05/2014 - Martin Scorsese Presents: Masterpieces of Polish Cinema

    A screening series of restored classic Polish films organized and curated by Martin Scorsese.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Film Festival - Cultural events

  • 03/05/2014 - EU-Indonesia Scholarships Info Day

    The EU Scholarships Info Day will be held on 3 May 2014 in Jakarta. The event, which includes presentation sessions and information tables, is a golden opportunity for students, parents, academics and the general public to find out all there is to know about scholarships offered by the EU and its Member States for studies at European universities. The Government of Indonesia will also participate in the Info Day to promote two of its scholarship schemes for Indonesian students.

    More info:

    http://bit.ly/eu-scholarships

    http://bit.ly/ue-beasiswa

    Country: Indonesia | Activity: Events for the Youth - EU Information sessions

  • 03/05/2014 - ExpoEduca

    The EU Delegation to Honduras will participate in the annual Education Fair, organized by the German Alumni Association, where scholarship and educational opportunities for Honduran students are presented. During this fair the Delegation promotes the Erasmus Mundus. The fair is organized in two of the main cities in the country and is visited by more than 1,500 student, teachers and members of the press.

    Country: Honduras | Activity: Exhibition - Events for the Youth

  • 02/05/2014 - Lecture

    Lecture w/Q&A, including live webcast. Catherine Ashton (invited) (WACA/World Affairs Council of Northern California). The event is organised by the EU Delegation to the US and will be held in San Francisco (CA).

    Country: United States of America | Activity: EU Information sessions

  • 02/05/2014 - The Euro Crisis: The Gift that Never Stops Giving

    An update on the Eurozone crisis and the prospect for European economic growth and the integration process going forward. This lecture will be given at the University of California, Berkeley.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: EU Information sessions

  • 02/05/2014 - There are No More Four Seasons

    Electronic musician Mattias Petersson and violinist George Kentros, reinvent older pieces. Free admission, must register. At the Embassy of Sweden.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 02/05/2014 - "Urban Textures" by Hungarian artist Eszter Bornemisza

    The exhibition features textile and paper-based mixed media wall pieces and large-scale transparent fiber installations.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Exhibition - Cultural events

  • 02/05/2014 - Selected vocal works

    The Regensburg Cathedral Sparrow boy's choir "Regensburger Domspatzen" performs at Cathedral's Flower Mart, at the German School and the National Cathedral.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 02/05/2014 - The 14th European Film Festival “Europe on Screen 2014”

    This year’s European Film Festival “Europe on Screen” (EOS) will be held from 2 to 11 May 2014 in 9 cities across Indonesia: Banda Aceh, Bandung, Denpasar, Jakarta, Makassar, Medan, Padang, Surabaya and Yogyakarta. Showcasing 71 films from 26 European countries, the Festival will present a mosaic of films by emerging talents as well as established masters of European cinema.

    The Festival will also be screening 10 films from finalists of the 4th EOS Short Film Competition. A total of 152 Indonesian filmmakers took part in the competition. From the 10 shortlisted films, the Best Film will be chosen by an international jury and announced at the EOS Closing Night.

    Country: Indonesia | Activity: Film Festival

  • 02/05/2014 - EU in Cambodia

    A series of programmes included six radio call-in-shows will run with guest speakers from the EU Delegation to Cambodia and the EU Member States based in Phnom Penh. Two other interviews will be made with the general public and European citizens who live in Cambodia.  

    Country: Cambodia | Activity: Cultural events

  • 01/05/2014 - Summit - business and investment possibilitie

    Day-long summit on current and future business and investment possibilities between TX and EU featuring speakers from CZ, FR, HR, SK, NL, SP (WACA). The event is organised by the EU Delegation to the US and will be held in Austin (TX).

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Public Conference

  • 01/05/2014 - Euromelanoma walk

    The Head of Delegation and the EU Special Representative will take part in the euromelanoma walk on raising awareness on melanoma and also marking Europe Day. Euromelanoma is a pan-European campaign for skin cancer prevention that aims to give information to everybody on skin cancer prevention, early diagnosis and treatment.

    Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina | Activity: Other events

  • 01/05/2014 - Europe Week celebrations

    On 1 May, Ambassador Coninsx and the Speaker of the Canadian House of Commons will co-host a reception in honour of the EU-Canada Young Journalist Award. A number of Back-to-School presentations by Ambassadors of EU Member States are lined up for Europe Week, in collaboration with the Ottawa-Carleton School Board and the Conseil des écoles publiques de l'est de l'Ontario.

    In addition, the EU Delegation to Canada and the Ottawa EUNIC chapter, in collaboration with the Canadian Film Institute, will launch the first edition of the European Union Short Film Festival 8-9 May.

    A flag-raising will take place at Ottawa City Hall, the venue of this year's Europe Day reception. Ambassador Coninsx is also scheduled to appear on a Radio-Canada public affairs radio show and participate at Europe Day celebrations in Montreal on 9 May and Toronto on 15 May.

    Country: Canada | Activity: Film Festival - Award - Other events - Cultural events

  • 01/05/2014 - European Union Engage America Series focusing on the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

    The University of Illinois EU Center of Excellence, in collaboration with the Peoria Area World Affairs Council, is organizing a panel discussion with Chicago-based consuls general from EU countries where Central Illinois has business interests, to gauge how the proposed agreement will affect those interests. There will be a luncheon for the participants before the panel discussion, which will be followed up by an “invitation only” business workshop with local business leaders and the participating consuls general.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Public Conference - Other events

  • 01/05/2014 - Presentation and Discussion Forum on Bay Area Economic Ties with Europe

    On May 1 the Economic Institute will organize the second public presentation and discussion of its report on economic ties between the San Francisco Bay Area and Europe, that will include welcome remarks from the Consul General of Italy and a panel of speakers of from Germany and the Netherlands with a presence in the region, and the UK Consul General. Approximately 90 business and civic leaders are expected to attend. The meeting will be presented as part of our participation in Europe Day.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Public Conference

  • 01/05/2014 - A Latvian Voice in Glass

    Crystal and glass creations by glass designer Artis Nimanis.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Exhibition - Cultural events

  • 01/05/2014 - Unanswered Prayers – A Journey Through New Worlds in Wonder

    Photo exhibition by Anna Paola Pizzocaro. At the Embassy of Italy.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Exhibition - Cultural events

  • 01/05/2014 - Handing over of Houses to former sugar workers

    The housing developments are an initiative of the Government, with funding from the European Union. More than JMD $21.3 Billion has been earmarked by the EU from 2006 for support of the sugar sector, of which close to JMD$13.6 Billion has already been disbursed. These funds have the aim of assisting in the economic diversification, social resilience and environmental sustainability of sugar dependent areas.

    Country: Jamaica | Activity: Other

  • 01/05/2014 - Viva Europa 2014

    "Viva Europa" is a European cultural showcase from May to June 2014. Organised by the EU Delegation to the Philippines, in collaboration with the EU Member States' embassies and cultural institutes, academe and other cultural partners, this cultural event has been a traditional hallmark in the Philippines to promote European heritage and the shared cultural values between the EU and the Philippines.

    To create a stir in the Philippine cultural landscape, a series of special events dubbed as "Viva Europa" will be mounted  including a children's festival "Journey to the EU", (20 to 23 May), a European Culinary Season  (May to June) and  a major choral competition (23 to 24 May).

    Country: Philippines | Activity: Cultural events

  • 30/04/2014 - Europe Day Contest Celebration

    The EU Delegation to Kyrgyzstan has been invited to evaluate the work and reward the winners of the Europe Day Contest, organised by the European Studies department of the American University of Central Asia. The purpose of the contest is to promote European values and focus on multi-linguism and multi-culturalism.

    Country: Kyrgyzstan | Activity: Events for the Youth

  • 30/04/2014 - Dance Festival: "Urban Corps"

    Alliance Française de Washington, D.C. brings the 3rd edition of Urban Corps, back to the Nation’s Capital. www.francedc.org

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 30/04/2014 - “Europe Week” Press Conference

    The EU Delegation to Indonesia will celebrate the Europe Day throughout the first two weeks of May with various events. To kick-off the events, the EU Ambassador Olof Skoog will speak to the media on 30 April about these exciting and diverse events in Jakarta and several other major cities across Indonesia.

    Country: Indonesia | Activity: Press event - Other events

  • 29/04/2014 - Eurocine film festival

    The EU Delegation to the Dominican Republic has organised a new edition of the very popular mini film festival "Eurocine" in cooperation with the Cinemateca Dominicana. Films are provided by the six Member States, in collaboration with embassies and it is coordinated by the Delegation.

    Country: Dominican Republic | Activity: Film Festival

  • 28/04/2014 - Euro Quiz

    The EU Delegation to Kyrgyzstan has organised the second Euro Quiz contest among the FB followers on best knowledge of the European Union and EU-KG Partnership and Cooperation, to be launched on 28th April and dedicated to the Europe Day 2014. Objectives:  broader celebrating of Europe Day;  increase the interest in DEL FB page;  consequently increase the number of FB followers.  Winners will be invited to a meeting with the HoD with Euro Quiz award ceremony.

    Country: Kyrgyzstan | Activity: Social media - Events for the Youth

  • 28/04/2014 - Will the Eurosceptics Topple Europe? The Rise of the Right and the European Parliament Election

    There is a very real prospect that the 2014 European elections will result in a European Parliament that is highly skeptical of the entire European project--a parliament with a growing block of parliamentarians from the "euroskeptic right wing." Do euroskeptic right-wing parties have enough strength and popularity in their own domestic political systems to form a strong group within the European Parliament? Are these parties strong enough to move mainstream parties to adopt more restrictive positions on the budget or in constitutional and institutional areas? What would be the impact on the project of European integration? – A panel discussion at the University of California Berkeley.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Public Conference - EU Information sessions

  • 26/04/2014 - Europe Day at Rutgers Day

    The Center for European Studies will participate in Rutgers University’s annual “open house” for families in the state of New Jersey by sponsoring a booth that has EU information, quizzes, and giveaways who are walking among the exhibits and booths (most units in the university participate in this large event).

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Children’s event - Events for the Youth - EU Information sessions

  • 24/04/2014 - Concours de plaidoiries

    Le 24 avril, la Délégation de l'Union européenne organise, en partenariat  avec le lycée Alexandre Dumas, un concours de plaidoiries. Ce concours d'éloquence célébrera l'amitié haïtiano-europénne et les valeurs partagées, en valorisant l'engagement citoyen des jeunes haïtiens et français. Ce concours vise à susciter chez la cible un intérêt pour les droits de l'homme, tout en améliorant l'éloquence des élèves. Ce concours permet de rappeler de manière symbolique l'importance que l'UE attache aux droits humains, et de faire passer des messages clés. 

    La sélection des meilleurs discours se fera lors de l'évènement devant un public de 400 personne et de la presse nationale, qui se tient au Lycée français d'Haïti. Un jury composé des ambassadeurs des EM de l'UE + membres de la DUE départagera les candidats. Les trois gagnants désignés se verront octroyer un prix à l'occasion de la cérémonie officielle du 9 mai.

    Country: Haiti | Activity: Children’s event - Award

  • 24/04/2014 - Finding Europe in Pittsburgh

    The European Union Center of Excellence at the University of Pittsburgh will host a contest for constituents to submit photos on the theme “Finding Europe in Pittsburgh”. Students will be asked to submit photos taken in Pittsburgh that show the influence of European immigrants, culture, politics, world events, or individuals on the city. Winning photos will be announced on Facebook and published in its newsletter. The event will be publicized via social media outlets, mailing lists, and an campus-wide announcement.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Other events

  • 24/04/2014 - 2014 Europe Day breakfast with Consul General Dimitrios Xenitellis, Consul General of Greece in San Francisco/Europe Day trivia event

    Europe Day business breakfast, co-hosted with the French-American Chamber of Commerce and the World Affairs Council in Seattle, is a public outreach program offers a prominent guest speaker to engage with the broader US-European trade community in the Pacific Northwest on contemporary European affairs. EU Center Seattle staff holds a trivia event on Europe on the University of Washington campus to inform students and the general public about the European Union. Questions on European history, geography and politics are posed to participants, who receive a free beverage from an espresso cart vendor hired for the occasion.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Public Conference - Cultural events

  • 24/04/2014 - Lectures: Europe at the Margins

    Three public seminars will be given by Branislav Radeljić, visiting EU Scholar at the European Union Center of Excellence of the University of California Berkeley.

    Lecture 1: Europe and the (post-) Yugoslav Space: The Policies of Intervention and Integration

    Lecture 2: The Kosovo Question: Issues, Official Discrepancies and Consequences

    Lecture 3: European Challenges: Crisis, Next Enlargement and European Identity

    Country: United States of America | Activity:

  • 24/04/2014 - Europe Day Celebrations

    The World Trade Center San Diego will host a reception, film screening of a European movie as well as arrange for reduced entry fee to an art exhibit. We did this to celebrate Europe Day in 2013 and it was a big success. This was for the entire Southern Californian community in 2013.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Film Festival - Exhibition - Other events - Cultural events

  • 24/04/2014 - Celebration of Europe Day

    Celebration of Europe Day on Thursday 10 April from 12 to 2 pm in the University of Nebraska Omaha's Milo Bail Student Center Dodge Room! This event will take place during Conversation and Culture Hour and will feature European cuisine, videos, a scavenger hunt, prizes, and the opportunity for visitors to the event to meet European students studying here at UNO as well as U.S. students who studied in Europe. Participants include students in Getting to Know Europe, an on-campus project dedicated to teaching Nebraskans about Europe and the European Union. The set-up will feature different European countries represented by students at separate tables with photographs, flags, maps, and different souvenirs or objects of interest from their country of origin or study. There will be conversation about cinema, cultural festivals, music, sports, history, art… and don’t forget food! There will also be a variety of chocolates and/or desert to sample.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 24/04/2014 - Conferences

    The New York University Faculty Resource Network’s New Europe Project promotes greater knowledge of Europe both in the New York metro area and throughout the U.S. The stated goal of this initiative is “to raise awareness about EU policies and institutions, the EU’s role as an international actor in the economic and political field, and the value of the EU-US relationship.” Twenty Faculty Resource Network member institutions have committed to this project by sending faculty members as Institutional Ambassadors to three faculty development seminars focusing on an issue of crucial importance in contemporary Europe, including immigration, politics and economics. These institutions also are providing faculty members with the infrastructure and support for organizing public events on their own campuses. Sample titles of programs already presented are listed above.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Public Conference - Other events - Cultural events - EU Information sessions

  • 24/04/2014 - World Cultures Summit – Europe, The Changing Map of the European Union

    April 25 – Events for the Youth

    World Affairs Council  of Houston will partner with area middle school and host a World Cultures Summit. Around 400 students are expected to participate. Students will learn about Population, Language, Religion, Food et cetera of the EU countries via a scavenger hunt type of setting.

    May 15 – Public Program

    The World Affairs Council of Houston will host the President of Croatia, Ivo Josipovic, at an evening lecture event on May 15 at the Westin Galleria Hotel. 

    President Josipovic will discuss Croatia’s successful application for EU membership and what this means for the country. He will also discuss recent events in Ukraine and EU – Russia relations.

    After the public program, we will host a reception and invite all EU Consul Generals to attend. 

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Public Conference - Events for the Youth

  • 24/04/2014 - Fado

    Traditional vocal and Instrumental music of Portugal

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 24/04/2014 - A Vintage Tour of Italy

    An exhibit of historic Travel Posters from the Italian Tourist Board.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Exhibition - Cultural events

  • 24/04/2014 - An Archaeologist’s Eye

    The Parthenon Drawings of Katherine A. Schwab at the Embassy of Greece.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Exhibition - Cultural events

  • 24/04/2014 - Concert: "A Quintet and Piano Musical Evening”

    The Sylvan Winds Quintet music by Debussy, Poulenc, Saint-Saens, Mozart, Thuille, and works of Croatian President Josipović.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Cultural events

  • 24/04/2014 - Public Event at Forum Shopping Center

    Forum Bornova is the biggest open-air shopping centre in İzmir. The EUIC will open up an info stand, invite music groups, and organize live sculpture sessions for public. A quiz will be organized and award winners will be presented EU promotional material. The event is co-organised by the EU Delegation to Turkey.

    Country: Turkey | Activity: Cultural events

  • 24/04/2014 - Europe Day celebration

    The Delegation of the European Union to Moldova organises two fully-fledged celebrations, in Chisinau on 10 May and in Comrat, Gagauzia, on the 17th. A European Film Festival will be organised during the week 11-17 March.

    Europe Day is a unique occasion to celebrate our common values as well as the richness of Europe's cultural diversity. "European Villages" will be the center of the celebrations, displaying information about on-going EU-funded projects and provide Moldova, EU Member States and candidate countries with the opportunity to share their culture, their cuisine and their language with the public at large.

    In both cities, public debates will gather EU Ambassadors and Moldovan Officials/Public Figures to discuss EU Integration related issues. Last but not least a concert featuring Morandi (RO)in Chisinau and Jamala (UA) in Comrat will conclude the celebrations.

    Country: Moldova | Activity: Film Festival - Cultural events

  • 24/04/2014 - Conference "Model of the European Union"

    The Conference "Model of the European Union" is organised by the EU Delegation to Dominican Republic. 150 university and school students will simulate the debate on decision making procedures and European institutions, during this unique event celebrating EU-Dominican Republic relations. The main focus of this edition will be children's rights.

    The Head of Delegation will do a keynote speech at the opening and Member Sstates diplomats will take part.

    Country: Dominican Republic | Activity: Events for the Youth

  • 23/04/2014 - Commemoration of 30 years cooperation EU-Mozambique

    The year 2014 marks the 30th anniversary of cooperation between the European Union and the Republic of Mozambique. It will give the EU the opportunity to highlight its strong partnership with the Government of Mozambique and exhibit key achievements and projects that have been accomplished over the years.

    The 30 years commemoration will show the benefits of the cooperation, and the positive impact the EU support has had on the country and on the population. For this purpose, a series of events will be launched including the production of a documentary and 10 sector video spots on the cooperation, a school contest for secondary level students, a special three-day photo exhibition also with participation of 20 longstanding partnersan exhibition of our cooperation with partner institutions, and the EU film cycle.

    Country: Mozambique | Activity: Other events - Cultural events

  • 22/04/2014 - Photography competition

    The Facebook page of the EU Delegation to Chile is inviting people to submit entries to the EU Delegation's photo competition 'Chile-Europe, Europe-Chile' – photos of Europe or photos of Chile which evoke smells, colours and shapes of the Old Continent - by 21 April. The prize is free entry to all the films shown at the EU Film Festival 2014.

    Country: Chile | Activity: Social media

  • 15/04/2014 - Promotion of Europe Day events and EU history

    The EU Delegation to Lebanon has the following social media plan:

    •  Publish a timeline of EU integration milestones throughout history on Facebook. 1 status entry per decade, with 2 decades covered every week over the 4 weeks that precede 9 May.
    • Several entries on Facebook promoting the 8 May concert "La Contrebasse Voyageuse" 10 – 15 days before the event with video clips of participants (Lebanese Philharmonic Orchestra / Children's Choirs / Charbel Rouhana) - Publish a report on Facebook on the outcome of the University Debate held at the Lebanese University on EU integration on 8 May.
    • Twitter posts will also be published alongside the Facebook entries.
    • Announcement of activities and publishing of press material.
    Country: Lebanon | Activity: Social media

  • 15/04/2014 - Brigham Young University's Center for the Study of Europe’s “Europe Days Outreach Challenge

    The Center for the Study of Europe (CSE) is sponsoring a “Europe Days Outreach Challenge” where a call has been put out to teachers throughout Utah to propose activities they can carry out that will help their students, teacher colleagues, and wider community “Get to Know Europe” and specifically the EU. The proposal deadline is April 15th and final reports are due by May 15th, so full details will be available shortly. A dozen proposals were received so far.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Children’s event - Events for the Youth - Cultural events

  • 14/04/2014 - Drawing Competition

    A drawing Competition (theme: environment) among children of Dili secondary schools (10-12 years old) is organised by the EU Delegation to Timor Leste in collaboration with the Timorese authorities. All the drawings will be exhibited in the EU-day cocktail of the 9-May and the authors of the 3 best drawings will receive their prizes from the hands of the EU Ambassador, in presence of all the invitees.

    Country: East Timor | Activity: Children’s event - Award - Cultural events

  • 10/04/2014 - Football Match EU- Chilean Minister of Foreign Affairs

    Following on from the success of the inaugural football match between representatives of EU embassies and the Chilean Ministry of Foreign Affairs last year, this year the Italian Stadium in Santiago will host the re-match for the COPA DIA DE EUROPA 2014.

    Country: Chile | Activity: Sports events

  • 09/04/2014 - Ambassadors' outreach to schools and universities

    European ambassadors and Member States' honorary consuls in Chile will attend different public and private colleges and universities in Santiago and in the regions of Chile, presenting the importance of the European Union in its historical context and current role in the world and in Chile.

    Country: Chile | Activity: Events for the Youth

  • 04/04/2014 - Homeland: Swedish artist Ingalena Klenell

    This glass installation explores fragility and vulnerability, in the material of glass and in life itself.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Exhibition - Cultural events

  • 07/03/2014 - Vibrant Indo-European cooperation on research and innovation

    Since many years, the EU and India have developed strong cooperation regarding research and innovation (R&I), both politically (bilateral Science & Technology Agreements, ministerial meetings, new "Indo-European Partnership on Research and Innovation", etc.) and operationally.

    Country: India | Activity: Other

  • 23/02/2014 - "Modern German Prints and Drawings from the Kainen Collection"

    More than one hundred of the finest German drawings, prints, and watercolors from the bequest of Ruth Cole Kainen.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Exhibition - Cultural events

  • 18/02/2014 - Facing the Climate

    Swedish as well as international cartoonists and caricaturists offer amusing and alarming reflections on climate change.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Exhibition - Cultural events

  • 18/02/2014 - Future is a Long Story: Swedish glass artist Ingalena Klenell

    A display of Art Glass to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the von Echstedtska Gården.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Exhibition - Cultural events

  • 18/02/2014 - Von Echstedtska Gården: Photos by Lars Sjökvist

    The pictures of von Echstedtska Gården (von Echstedtska Manor) takes you back to 18th century Sweden.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Exhibition - Cultural events

  • 28/05/2013 - EU Delegation to Mexico participates in the Cultural Fair of Mexico City 2013

    The European Union Delegation in Mexico is present at the Friends´Culture Fair for the fifth year in a row. This two week-event is very successful. It is organized by Mexico City Government in one of the main avenue of the capital, where 86 Embassies participate with information stands, food, handicrafts, cultural activities etc.

    The EU Delegation's stand offers information on the EU. The Delegation also coordinated EU Member States' Embassies participation, with additional stands under a common EU brand.
    Country: Mexico | Activity: Cultural events

  • 28/05/2013 - Talking about the European Union

    To celebrate Europe Day 2013, Ambassador – Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Vietnam Dr Franz Jessen will be joined by other colleagues from EU Member States embassies to talk about the European Union at the Universities in Ho Chi Minh City (28 May) and Can Tho City (29 May).              

    Country: Vietnam | Activity: EU Information sessions

  • 26/05/2013 - Concerts in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi
    Ho Chi Minh City (26 May) and Hanoi (28 May): Based in the UK but with members originating from all over our globe, Guillemots first galloped into people's ears in 2005 with joyful, colour-drenched singles such as "Made-up Lovesong #43" and "Trains to Brazil". Their debut album "Through The Windowpane" followed in 2006, picking up a Mercury Music Prize nomination and vocal praise from many music luminaries including Sir Paul McCartney, and a Brit Nomination followed the next year for Best Live Act.                        
    Country: Vietnam | Activity: Cultural events

  • 25/05/2013 - Photo competition on the effects of climate change
    The Delegation of the European Union to Vietnam, in collaboration with the Sinh Vien Newspaper (Students), organises the competition, calling on Vietnamese students nationwide to express their understanding on the effects of climate change, in particular the issue on sea level rises, through photos taken by either digital photo cameras or mobile phones. Country: Vietnam | Activity: Other events - Events for the Youth

  • 23/05/2013 - Concert of the UNICEF Armenia Children's Chamber Orchestra

    The UNICEF Armenia Children's Chamber Orchestra will perform a special concert on the 23rd May.

    Country: Armenia | Activity: Cultural events

  • 21/05/2013 - Online debate

    An online debate will take place on the World day for cultural diversity for dialogue and development (public debate )

    Country: Jordan | Activity: Other events

  • 18/05/2013 - EU villages: various cultural and public events

    EU Villages: food, youth, children and language corner, presentation of EU-funded projects, public debates and concert (Chisinau, 18 May and Tiraspol, 26 May)
    EU Film Festival (Chisinau, 19-22 May and Tiraspol, 24-26 May)

     

     

     

    Country: Moldova | Activity: Film Festival - Events for the Youth - Cultural events - EU Information sessions

  • 18/05/2013 - European Food Festival in Hanoi
    The European Food Festival has always been one of the most expected events of the year - and now it is back! On Saturday 18 May, the biggest, tastiest and most fun EuroCham event will take place in Hanoi. We have prepared a plethora of live performances, lucky-draws, delicious food, drinks, music and much more to ensure a great experience for all.
    Country: Vietnam | Activity: Other events

  • 18/05/2013 - Food festival and cultural events
    This activity will be organized in collaboration with the Chacao Municipality in Caracas, EU Embassies and Cultural Institutes. The idea is to celebrate Europe Day in a different way. The Municipality will organize a gastronomic and cultural pedestrian tour in the centre of the Chacao town (which is famous for having restaurants owned by European immigrants). The general public will have the opportunity to walk from one place to the other and taste European menus specially elaborated for the occasion. The activity will be accompanied by art exhibitions and performances related to Europe. It is important to mention that Caracas is one of the most dangerous cities of Latin America. Therefore, having an outdoor activity is quite unique.                        
    Country: Venezuela | Activity: Exhibition - Other events - Cultural events

  • 17/05/2013 - 3rd European Literature Days
    EUNIC, the association of European Cultural Institutes and Embassies, presents literature from Europe for the third time in Hanoi on 17-18 May. Books from Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Spain, Wallonia (Belgium) and Poland, which have recently been published in Vietnamese translation, will be presented. Classics or contemporary novels and short stories, books for young readers, comics for all ages and a theatre performance in French – lots of discoveries await book lovers, both young and old. Meet authors, enjoy a theatre performance in French and listen to talks and readings on the 3rd European Literature Days taking place at the Goethe-Institut and at L'Espace. The presentations and the children's programs will be supplemented by publishers' book stalls. Country: Vietnam | Activity: Events for the Youth - Cultural events

  • 17/05/2013 - EU-Vietnam Children's Football Matches
    To celebrate Europe Day – 9 May, the Delegation of the European Union to Vietnam, in partnership with the Thieu Nien Tien Phong Newspaper, will organise two EU-Vietnam Children's Football Matches during the afternoon of 17 May.        
    Country: Vietnam | Activity: Children’s event

  • 16/05/2013 - Inauguration of the exhibition "European Year of Citizenship 2013"
    Inauguration of the exhibition "European Year of Citizenship 2013" (from the drawing competition for children): Last month, EU Delegation's representatives presented on the subject at different schools and European Cultural Centres from all around the country. Children were encouraged to paint a picture expressing their views on their rights as citizens for the competition. All the pictures (around 600) will be exhibited for two weeks at the Humboldt Association, and the Head of Mission, Mr. Antonio Cardosa Mota, will award prizes to 13 of them. The winning drawings will be used to illustrate the 2014 Delegation's Calendar.                          
    Country: Venezuela | Activity: Children’s event - Exhibition - Events for the Youth

  • 15/05/2013 - 23rd European Union Film Festival
    On 15 May 2013, the 23rd European Union Film Festival (www.euff.sg) will open under the motto "Film is a universal language". The second-longest running Film Festival in Singapore has been growing to a total of 28 films this year. Invitation Only. Good video https://vimeo.com/65404290     
    Country: Singapore | Activity: Film Festival

  • 11/05/2013 - Talkshow on Green Development Options for Vietnam
    Talkshow on Green Development Options for Vietnam, "iPhone or iRice" is the pre-event for Green Empowering Contest held by Live&Learn and European Chamber of Commerce Vietnam and L'espace, towards European Business Solution for Vietnam (Green-Biz 2013) event. It is an interactive plenum on Green Development Options for Vietnam, focusing on Food Security in general and in Vietnam in particular.                        
    Country: Vietnam | Activity: Public Conference - Other events

  • 11/05/2013 - Street Festival in Istanbul
    Street Festival in one of the most popular streets in Istanbul, with two stages and several street artists, from EU MSs and Turkey alike; this will take place on 11 May to increase its outreach, as on weekends the street in question sees far larger circulation; we will 12 artists/bands from EU MSs, 2 Turkish bands and several street artists performing at different locations in the street.                        
    Country: Turkey | Activity: Events for the Youth - Cultural events

  • 11/05/2013 - Creative Trail

    Hunting for creativity around Jebal Weibdeh

    Country: Jordan | Activity: Other events

  • 11/05/2013 - Football match

    The Delegation is organizing the 1st football match between EU diplomats and diplomats from the Chilean Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The match will take place on May 11 at the Croatian Stadium in Santiago and the winner will take home the COPA DIA DE EUROPA 2013.

    Country: Chile | Activity: Sports events

  • 11/05/2013 - Irish concerts

    In celebration of Europe Day 2013, Evrópustofa, the EU Info Centre in Iceland, will host two concerts in the Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavík, Saturday 11 May. The public is invited to enjoy music, performed by the European Union Youth Orchestra and accompanied by four singers from the European Opera Centre. The theme of the concert will be Irish, in honour of the Irish Presidency of the Council of the European Union, and the conductor will be the internationally renowned Laurent Pillot.

    Country: Iceland | Activity: Cultural events

  • 10/05/2013 - Fair organised by the European Chambers of Commerce
    Organised by the European chambers of commerce in Nicaragua with the support of DEL, the Member States Embassies and the European and Nicaraguan enterprises.  The fair is planned around the entry into force of the AA. It is structured into four components: a commercial exhibition with the participation of different European and Nicaragua companies, information stands on the most relevant cooperation programmes financed by the EU, conferences and seminars mainly focused on the trade pillar of the AA, as well as cultural activities.                        
    Country: Nicaragua | Activity: Other events - EU Information sessions

  • 10/05/2013 - Reception
    Country: Pakistan | Activity: Other events

  • 10/05/2013 - Film Showing
    Screening of animated films and competition winners announced
    Country: Jordan | Activity: Cultural events

  • 10/05/2013 - 7ème édition du Festival du Cinéma Euro Africain
    La Délégation de l'UE au Tchad organise la 7ème  édition du Festival du Cinéma Euro Africain du 10 au 31 mai 2013. Il sera projeté des films dans les salles de cinéma du "Cinéma Normandie", de l'Institut Français du Tchad et dans les maisons de quartiers de Walia et Djari à N'Djaména. Comme les éditions précédentes, la 7ème édition du Festival du Cinéma Euro-Africain se poursuivra au-delà de la capitale N'Djaména avec la version itinérante en provinces. Des projections des films seront faites dans certaines zones où il n'existe pas de salles de cinéma ainsi que dans quelques villes. programme.                        
    Country: Chad | Activity: Film Festival

  • 10/05/2013 - Exhibition of a selection of Women's Rights projects

    On 10 May there will be an event which will feature a number of stalls showcasing a selection of Women's Rights projects.

    Country: Bangladesh | Activity: Other events

  • 10/05/2013 - Reception

    A reception at the Ambassador's residence is also planned.

    Country: Uganda | Activity: Other events

  • 10/05/2013 - Seminar on promoting public sector accountability

    A Seminar at the Makerere University on promoting public sector accountability is planned.

    Country: Uganda | Activity: Public Conference

  • 10/05/2013 - Volleyball tournament

    The Delegation has organised a volleyball tournament involving both European and non-European nations and members of the public to compete for honour (and a few prizes as well).

    Country: Uganda | Activity: Sports events

  • 10/05/2013 - Event on World Press Freedom Day

    The Head of Delegation will be the keynote speaker at an event organised by UNESCO to mark this year's World Press Freedom Day. The event comes up a day after the Europe Day. The Head of Delegation will use to occasion to restate EU's commitment to the ideals of human rights and press freedom.

    Country: Nigeria | Activity: Public Conference

  • 09/05/2013 - Renaming of aguatavale roundabout in honour of Robert Schuman

    The Agualtavale roundabout in St. Mary was today (Thursday, May 9) officially renamed the Schuman roundabout in honour of Robert Schuman, one of the founding fathers of the European Union.  The roundabout is the starting point of the section of the North Coast Highway which received J$8 billion in funding from the European Union between 2006 and 2009. The remaining twenty five percent of the cost was funded by the Government of Jamaica. The road which is approximately 96 kilometres in length is the section of the Northern Coastal Highway between Ocho Rios and Port Antonio and links the parishes of St. Ann, St. Mary and Portland, parishes which are all critical to the island's tourism sector.

     

    Country: Jamaica | Activity: Other events

  • 09/05/2013 - Various activities and reception
    Hong Kong will celebrate Europe Day with an all-day event at the Jockey Club. The activities include a debate marking 20 years of the EU Office in Hong Kong which is moderated by a Chinese TV channel anchor, the presentation of prizes to Model European Council organised with local university students and concluding with an official reception in the evening. Member States will also have national booths and share traditional food and drink including cheeses, chocolates, wine and beer.                        
    Country: China | Activity: Other events - EU Information sessions

  • 09/05/2013 - Concerts dans le cadre des Journées européennes au Vietnam
    Eric LEGNIN - un des plus talentueux pianistes de la scène jazz internationale, se produira à Ho Chi Minh City- ville le 9 mai et à Hanoi le 11 mai 2013 dans le cadre des Journées européennes au Vietnam et à l'occasion de célébration du 20ème anniversaire de la signature de l'accord culturel entre les Gouvernements de la RS du Vietnam et de Wallonie-Bruxelles.                      
    Country: Vietnam | Activity: Cultural events

  • 09/05/2013 - Concert to celebrate Europe Day
    In celebration of the Europe Day, the Munich Chamber Choir will perform two different programs: In Hanoi, the Mass in C-major by Ludwig van Beethoven will be rehearsed and performed by the choir and orchestra of the Vietnam National Opera and Ballet and with singers of the Vietnam National Academy of Music. In HCMC, the Munich Chamber Choir will present an a capella program of German hymns and carols from the 16th century until today.                        
    Country: Vietnam | Activity: Cultural events

  • 09/05/2013 - Exhibition of 55 different comics in the Goethe-Institute in Hanoi
    The exhibition of 55 different comics will take place in the Goethe-Institute Hanoi from 8th- 2nd June 2013. It presents two generations of artists, which have been influencing the German comic culture in many different ways.
    You will discover detailed and scientific drawings of Jens Harder in Alpha, which shows the evolutionary history from the Big Bang to the first humans, or the exciting film-like drawn graphic novels by Reinhard Kaiser or the girl manga by Christina Plaka - the comic book world knows (almost) no bounds!
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    Country: Venezuela | Activity: Exhibition

  • 09/05/2013 - Various cultural and information events
    A "European Union on the move" Tour, travelling to 7 cities in 11 days in the Turkish heartland, stopping in central locations for public events, mostly entertaining the population and kids, but also with information about EU and EU Delegation actvities; this event (rather, these events) will be attended by EUD staff (including HoD and DHoD) and several EU MSs representatives (HoM/DHoMs); beside the public show in the central location of each city, the EU representatives will meet local authorities, visit EU-financed projects to meet beneficiaries and attend roundtables at schools and universities.                         
    Country: Turkey | Activity: Children’s event - Other events - Cultural events - EU Information sessions

  • 09/05/2013 - Reception with concert
    On 9th May, the EU Delegation will be celebrating Europe day with a concert by a local music group performing Eritrean and international songs. It will be followed by a reception at the residence of the Head of Delegation
    Country: Eritrea | Activity: Other events - Cultural events

  • 09/05/2013 - Various events on Europe Day
    At lunchtime, EuroCham Singapore is hosting a "Europe Day Luncheon Celebration" with H.E. Le Luong Minh, Secretary General of ASEAN. Ambassador Ungeheuer will deliver opening remarks on the EU-ASEAN relationship.         
    In the morning of 9 May 2013, the EU Centre in Singapore is organising a public "Open House" featuring a Keynote address by Marc Ungeheuer, Ambassador and Head of the EU Delegation, on "The EU as a peace project"      
    In the evening, the EU Delegation to Singapore is organising a formal event highlighting EU-Singapore relations with speeches by Mr. LEE Yi Shian, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Trade and Industry and Ministry of National Development and Ambassador Ungeheuer.              
    Country: Singapore | Activity: Public Conference - Other events - EU Information sessions

  • 09/05/2013 - Opera Carmen
    The event is organized by  the EU Delegation, the Ruben Dario National Theatre and the Camerata Bach Organization, in partnership with the Embassies of Finland, Germany, Italy and Spain, the Second Programme to Support the Regional Integration of Central America (PAIRCA II) executed by SICA and funded by the EU, and other European and Nicaraguan partners. Opera Carmen will bring together renowned musicians, directors and artists from Europe, Central America and the Caribean, as a symbol of the entering into force of the Association Agreement EU-CA.                        
    Country: Nicaragua | Activity: Cultural events

  • 09/05/2013 - Reception
    Highlighting EU-Lebanon cooperation
    Country: Lebanon | Activity: Other events

  • 09/05/2013 - Reception
    A reception on 9th of May will take place at King Hussein Cultural Center , followed by a performance "Dancing Together" of Italian and Jordanian Dancers.
    Country: Jordan | Activity: Other events

  • 09/05/2013 - Concert
    The EU Delegation to Albania is organizing a concert on the 9th of May to celebrate the EU Day in partnership with the Philharmonic Orchestra of the National Theatre of Opera and Ballet and a number of world-class Albanian musicians that are coming from various countries in Europe.             
    Country: Albania | Activity: Cultural events

  • 09/05/2013 - Press activity / Visit to schools and universities

    The Delegation has organized a press and public diplomacy activity with MS. On 9 May the ambassadors will have a working breakfast with local journalists and international correspondants to brief them on the EU and  the relations with Chile.

    After the press activity, 12 EU ambassadors will visit schools and universities in Santiago and the northern city of Antogasta to do a presentation on the EU.

    Country: Chile | Activity: Other events - Events for the Youth - EU Information sessions

  • 09/05/2013 - Opening of the European Film Festival at evening reception

    On the 9 May, the EU Delegation will open the European Film Festival (a joint effort with EU Member States) featuring 27 films at an evening reception which will also celebrate and commemorate Europe Day. The Delegation will also present a brochure summarizing the EU's cooperation programmes and projects in the region (to be published online).

    Country: Trinidad and Tobago | Activity: Other events - Cultural events

  • 09/05/2013 - Seminar on scientific and technologic cooperation and other cultural events

    A one-day seminar on scientific and technologic cooperation between the EU and Ecuador is the highlight of this year's Europe Day festivities. Working with Member States' embassies the event will showcase the exciting and diverse work between European nations and Ecuador. The programme also includes a symphonic concert by the National Orchestra of Ecuador, followed by a reception.

    Country: Ecuador | Activity: Public Conference - Other events - Cultural events

  • 09/05/2013 - Series of academic and cultural events

    Europe Day 2013 celebrations will be focused in Barranquilla, a city with an important commercial harbour and historical ties with Europe through European immigration to Colombia.     

    Europe Day will be marked by a series of academic and cultural events organised by EU Member State embassies. These include a discussion on the role of women in peace negotiations, an exhibition on the 50 years of friendship between Germany and France, a piano concert and the XIX Eurocine European Film Festival.  DEVCO peace laboratories projects and some of the European Union Member States will illustrate their implementation results in a so-called "projects fair".

    The following day, the Trade Agreement between the European Union and Colombia will be discussed at a round table event. The focus of the discussions will be the new opportunities offered by the Trade Agreement for both Colombia and the European Union.

    Country: Colombia | Activity: Public Conference - Other events - Cultural events - EU Information sessions

  • 09/05/2013 - Concerts, tennis tournaments and seminars

    Throughout the month of May and in four different cities across Brazil, Europe will be celebrated with concerts, tennis tournaments and seminars. It will also be commemorated at sea; 50 boats will sail under their nations' flag. In addition, an EU vs Brazilian politicians XI has also been organised highlighting our mutual shared love of football.

    For the first time events this year include the launch of a gastronomy book: "The European Union and Brazil: bringing cultures together and sharing flavours”.

    Country: Brazil | Activity: Public Conference - Other events - Cultural events

  • 09/05/2013 - Early morning breakfast and other events

    On May 9th, EU Ambassadors and the EU Head of Delegation will host an early morning breakfast with main national media to celebrate the anniversary. Later on the Delegation will host a large gathering with more than 200 people to officially celebrate the occasion with local dignitaries. The following day, in collaboration with other embassies and journalists associations, the Delegation will sponsor an event to present a Human Rights Guide for Journalists. In addition, a number of other cultural and social media activities are being arranged throughout May.

    Country: Bolivia | Activity: Other events - Cultural events

  • 09/05/2013 - Round table discussion on "Europe today"

    Hosted at the University of Buenos Aires (the largest public university in the city), the Delegation will organise a round table discussion on 'Europe today' for students and the general public. The panel will include ambassadors, business and political analysts as well as a prominent Argentine writer/journalist as moderator.

    Country: Argentina | Activity: Public Conference - EU Information sessions

  • 09/05/2013 - Various cultural events and seminars on european issues

    Europe Day will be commemorated throughout the month of May in Washington DC and across the US with events ranging from cultural programs to seminars on various European and transatlantic issues.

    In the capital these include a European Month of Culture with high profile local partners such as the Kennedy Center and an Open House event featuring all Member State embassies plus Croatia. Beyond Washington DC over 23 institutions from universities to cultural groups will organise a range of different events as diverse as football tournaments to wine and cheese tasting.

    Country: United States of America | Activity: Public Conference - Other events - Cultural events - EU Information sessions

  • 09/05/2013 - Cultural events and reception

    Reforestation project tours, zoo trips and film screenings throughout the month of May reflect the variety of celebrations hosted by the Delegation to celebrate Europe Day. There will also be a reception for local dignitaries and launch of a major programme to reduce the juvenile population in state-supported institutions.

    Country: Jamaica | Activity: Other events - Cultural events

  • 09/05/2013 - Various cultural events and lectures on the EU

    Europe Day in Mexico will start with a reception and be followed by an open air concert and various competitions. Universities will also play a central role within the festivities. A series of lectures on the EU in different Universities in Mexico City, and at the University of Veracruz have been organised as well as a national dissertation contest on various European issues. Finally at the end of May, the Delegation (in conjunction with Member States) will participate with a common visual identity at one of the most important cultural fairs in Mexico "Feria de las Culturas".

    Country: Mexico | Activity: Other events - Cultural events - EU Information sessions

  • 09/05/2013 - Youth activities

    The Europe Day celebrations in the Dominican Republic will feature a youth football tournament and youth orchestra concert in the Ministry of Culture. Using the week to raise the profile of European goods and services, the Delegation will also run a series of promotions at participating shops, supermarkets and hotels.

    Country: Dominican Republic | Activity: Other events - Events for the Youth

  • 09/05/2013 - Interview with Ambassador Radio-Canada/CBC and reception

    Europe Day will begin with the Ambassador speaking about Europe on Radio-Canada/CBC on the early morning shows. This will be followed by a reception jointly organised with the Canada-Europe Parliamentary Association. There will also be the traditional European flag-raising ceremony at Ottawa City Hall.

    Country: Canada | Activity: Other events - EU Information sessions

  • 09/05/2013 - Reception

    The Delegation will host a reception to celebrate Europe Day bringing together Member States' ambassadors and local dignitaries.

    Country: Yemen | Activity: Other events

  • 09/05/2013 - Exhibition of EU-funded projects and other cultural events

    The EU will host its annual Europe Day Fair in Ramallah exhibiting EU-funded projects from East Jerusalem, West Bank and Gaza. More than twenty of the EU's major partners in Palestine will participate as well as European cultural and education institutions. A variety of activities for all ages will take place (photo exhibition, Europe Zone, performance by the Palestinian circus school, recreational activities for children). The EU Representative and Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad will officially open the event. 

    In addition, the EU with the participation of five Member States will organise three open days in Palestinian Universities to inform Palestinian students of educational opportunities in European Higher Institutions. The 'Study in Europe' events will take place in Hebron, Jenin and Gaza.  

    Country: Palestine | Activity: Exhibition - Events for the Youth - Cultural events

  • 09/05/2013 - Various cultural events

    Over a three week period, the Delegation will organise 11 film showings, several concerts and other cultural activities such as an Italian folklore reading and photography exhibition. These events will be hosted in Member State's embassies as well as collaborating with cultural centres and museums throughout Riyadh.

    Country: Saudi Arabia | Activity: Film Festival - Cultural events

  • 09/05/2013 - Annual reception and concert

    In addition to the annual official reception in Sarajevo the highlight will be a concert at the historic Kastel Fortress in Banja Luka, performing popular local bands like Neuro and Vanja the Frog.

    Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina | Activity: Other events - Cultural events

  • 09/05/2013 - Various sports, cultural and children's events

    Art competitions, a 4km run and children's' parties (with birthday cake) are all planned to celebrate Europe Day throughout Bosnia and Herzegovina in May.

    Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina | Activity: Events for the Youth - Cultural events - Sports events

  • 09/05/2013 - Film Festival and other cultural events

    Europe Day will be celebrated throughout May with lectures, photo exhibits and events at the embassies of Member States. The highlight will be the Europe Day Film Festival consisting of 13 screenings, each for 500 viewers from the 10th to 16th May. Celebrated Finnish film director Dome Karukoski will visit and speak at the opening.

    Country: Belarus | Activity: Cultural events - EU Information sessions

  • 09/05/2013 - Cultural activities and Art Competition

    The Delegation will celebrate Europe Day with an all-day event at the University of Auckland. Combining activities that will entice all the senses such as film showings, lectures and music the day will conclude with a popular wine tasting session hosted by the University's own vineyard.

    In addition the Delegation will launch the Europe Day Art Competition. They will invite New Zealand Arts students to participate and submit artwork on the theme 'Europe in New Zealand'. The successful winner will receive support for a university arts course. In addition, the top three pieces will decorate the newly renovated meeting room at the EU Delegation in Wellington.

    Country: New Zealand | Activity: Events for the Youth - Cultural events - EU Information sessions

  • 09/05/2013 - Educational video and presentation

    The Delegation has produced an animated video on Europe to be used in conjunction with a PowerPoint to teach students European history and the context of the EU's creation. The video has been distributed in collaboration with the Taiwanese Ministry of Education.

    Country: Taiwan | Activity: Events for the Youth - EU Information sessions

  • 09/05/2013 - European children's festival

    A European children's festival, Journey to Europe, will enable Filipino children to experience a weeklong festival of children's films, literature, storytelling, arts and crafts and lots of merrymaking and fun.

    Country: Philippines | Activity: Events for the Youth

  • 09/05/2013 - "Viva Europa" Cultural Festival

    "Viva Europa" is the European Union's annual cultural showcase working closely with local partners and Member States' embassies to celebrate Europe Day in the Philippines. This year's celebrations bring to Manila the best in European art, music, dance, film, languages, food and poetry.

    For the first time it will include a culinary festival to highlight Europe's incredibly diverse cuisine and food culture that continues to be appreciated across the globe. Events will include chef demonstrations, special European menus at select restaurants, pub quizzes, food tasting, culinary film screenings and tongue-twisting language quizzes.   

    In addition to this there will also be a poetry recital with European diplomats and well known Filipino writers. Also, the Far Eastern University in Manila will host a choral contest with 23 choirs dubbed "Musica FEUROPA" in collaboration with the EU cultural group.

    Country: Philippines | Activity: Cultural events

  • 09/05/2013 - Short films on EU-led project activities

    Europe Day will be celebrated in Nepal with an event in the Delegation's premises, including a screening of a series of short films on EU-led project activities.

    Country: Nepal | Activity: EU Information sessions

  • 09/05/2013 - Photo exhibition

    There will be a reception to launch a photography exhibition.

    Country: Mauritius | Activity: Cultural events

  • 09/05/2013 - Seminars on various EU-related topics

    Celebrating Europe with a week-long programme of events, the Delegation has organised seminars with the European Investment Bank and the Government of Mauritius on topics such as EU financial policy and regional integration and cooperation.

    Country: Mauritius | Activity: EU Information sessions

  • 09/05/2013 - Lectures on EU-Malaysia relations

    Universities will host a series of lectures on EU-Malaysia relations and similar topics.

    Country: Malaysia | Activity: EU Information sessions

  • 09/05/2013 - 'Study in Europe' seminar

    The National University of Laos will host a 'Study in Europe' seminar highlighting the academic opportunities on the continent for local students.

    Country: Laos | Activity: Events for the Youth - EU Information sessions

  • 09/05/2013 - Food Festival and Golf Tournament

    Celebrating European's twin love of food and golf, Europe Day will be celebrated by a Food Festival and a golf tournament.

    Country: Laos | Activity: Cultural events - Sports events

  • 09/05/2013 - Film Festival

    The European Film Festival has now become a permanent feature on Indonesia's cultural calendar. This year's "Europe on Screen" (EOS)" is the 13th edition of the Festival. EOS 2013 will take place in 7 cities across Indonesia: Bandung, Denpasar, Jakarta, Makassar, Medan, Surabaya and Yogyakarta in collaboration with EU Member States' embassies. Presenting 72 films from 30 European countries, the EOS 2013 will present a mosaic of films by emerging cinematic talents as well as established masters of European cinema. In addition the Festival will, for the first time ever, organise open air screenings.

    Country: Indonesia | Activity: Film Festival

  • 09/05/2013 - Various cultural events

    On May 9th there will be an online interview with the Head of Delegation on Chinese Twitter (weibo) in the afternoon, followed by the Europe Day Garden Party at the Delegation.

    Over 2,000 guests will hear live performances including a piano, cello and violin trio performing classical music, a live band playing pop and rock favourites and the European anthem Ode to Joy by a choir from the Beijing Language University.

    Also around the outside walls of the delegation building there will be a People-to-People Photo Exhibition, portraits of ordinary European and Chinese people in everyday life placed side by side to show similarities despite different cultures.

    The highlight of the celebrations will be the première of the European Film Festival. The Festival will continue with daily screenings during the following two weeks of ten films from a range of European countries.

    Country: China | Activity: Cultural events

  • 09/05/2013 - Presentations on a variety of topics

    On the eve of Europe Day, the Delegation will hold an Open Day inviting young people to a series of presentations at the Delegation on topics from Schengen visa to climate change, followed by a BBQ in the garden.

    Country: China | Activity: Events for the Youth - EU Information sessions

  • 09/05/2013 - Press Conference

    On the eve of Europe Day 2013, EU Heads of Missions will hold a joint press conference. As in previous years, the EU Ambassador and Member States' HoMs will field questions from the national media.

    Country: Bangladesh | Activity: Other events

  • 09/05/2013 - Visit EUPOL Afghanistan

    Come visit staff members of EUPOL Afghanistan and learn more about the European Police mission in Afghanistan and a beautiful country home to almost 28 million people. This is your chance to see the other side of Afghanistan by experiencing authentic Afghan hospitality, tasting Afghan food and dressing in Afghan robes. In addition, participate in a quiz and win an Afghan scarf!

    Country: Afghanistan | Activity: EU Information sessions

  • 09/05/2013 - Exhibition

    Europe Day will be marked in Zimbabwe by an exhibition on the theme ''Engaging with the Other''. Young artists from across the nation will create pieces on the subject.

    Country: Zimbabwe | Activity: Cultural events

  • 09/05/2013 - Football match and cycling caravan

    A football match will take place at the Karume Stadium between the European Union and the Ministry of Finance Team-Hazina FC and a cycling caravan will be organised to raise awareness about road safety. 

    Country: Tanzania | Activity: Sports events

  • 09/05/2013 - Reception and signing ceremony

    Europe Day itself, will be celebrated on Thursday May 9. It will also include a signing ceremony between the European Union and the Government of two Financing Agreements, respectively in support to social accountability
    and civil society in Zanzibar (3 million EURO or to Tshs. 6 billion) and Accompanying Measures to Support Tanzania Sugar Sector (6.5 million EURO or Tshs. 14 billion).

    The day will end with an official Reception that will be hosted at the EU Residence in Dar es Salaam, during which the new facebook page of the EU Delegation will be launched.

    Country: Tanzania | Activity: Other events

  • 09/05/2013 - Launching a variety of projects

    The EU Delegation will officially launch eleven projects supporting the Tanzanian Creative and Cultural Industries, in different parts of the country. A total of EUR 2.5 million (over Tshs. 5 billion) has been awarded
    by the European Union as grants to these projects with the aim of supporting and promoting Tanzanian culture and also empowering cultural organisations, artists and creative technicians economically and professionally.

    In addition, another project will be launched for the Social and Economic Rights of Women. This initiative (EUR 1.8million or Tshs. 3.6 billion) aims to empower rural and marginalised women through improved knowledge, economic opportunities and land tenure in the districts of Kigoma Rural, Masasi and Kasulu.

    Country: Tanzania | Activity: Other events

  • 09/05/2013 - Training session and Round Table Discussion

    A special Round Table Discussion on Citizen Freedoms will be organised as well as a training session on human rights for journalists and editors.

    Country: Tanzania | Activity: EU Information sessions

  • 09/05/2013 - Memorandum on press freedom

    Demonstrating the EU's commitment to universal freedoms, Europe Day celebrations will kick off commemorating World Press Freedom Day. Working with 10 Member State Ambassadors and local partners a memorandum on press freedom will be delivered to the Speaker of the Parliament.

    Country: Uganda | Activity: Other events

  • 09/05/2013 - Cheese & Wine event

    What is more European than fine cheese and wine? Rwanda, will celebrate Europe Day with a Cheese & Wine event. Delegation staff together with other EU expats have chosen a selection of the best European products of their country of origin (cheese, wine, bread and meats). Rwandans are invited to a gustative journey across Europe, and Europeans have the pleasure to taste some of the products of their region.

    Country: Rwanda | Activity: Other events

  • 09/05/2013 - European Film Festival

    The opening of this year's European Film Festival serves as a fitting prelude to the Europe Day. The event will be launched in Abuja, beginning with a reception hosted by the Delegation and the Member States. Building on the success of last year, the film festival will then move on to other cities including, Kaduna, Port Harcourt and Lagos.

    Country: Nigeria | Activity: Cultural events

  • 09/05/2013 - Feature documentaries on two projects led by the EU

    The Delegation will partner with the national broadcasters (NBC) on the creation of two feature documentaries on two projects led by the EU. The objective of one of the projects was to portray European-supported development work in Namibia, and to promote the EU as a partner that is committed to sustainable development. The other project aimed to educate Namibians on issues related to agricultural production and environmental conservation as well. The documentaries will be also screened during the EUNIC film festival in August this year.

    Country: Namibia | Activity: EU Information sessions

  • 09/05/2013 - 2013 EU Mobile Cinema and Exhibition

    The Delegation will partner with the National Art Gallery of Namibia for the 2013 EU Mobile Cinema & Exhibition. This unique project is specifically aimed at rural audiences because of their lack of exposure to artistic and cultural events due to the concentration of activities in the capital.

    Country: Namibia | Activity: Cultural events

  • 09/05/2013 - Reception
    Europe Day itself will be celebrated with a reception on the 9th May. Country: Maldives | Activity: Other events

  • 09/05/2013 - Emission de débat-télévisé sur l'UE et Madagascar

    A Madagascar, la Délégation diffusera, le 9 mai au soir, une émission de débat-télévisé  répartie en deux temps :

    Dans un premier temps une présentation par le Chef de Délégation du rôle de l'UE dans le monde et plus particulièrement dans les pays ACP.

    Dans le second temps, un dialogue entre le chef de Délégation et un panel de jeunes malgaches (25) sur l'UE et Madagascar.

    L'émission sera dirigée par une journaliste de renom qui sera également la modératrice du débat.

    Country: Madagascar | Activity: EU Information sessions

  • 09/05/2013 - "Civil Society - our partner": exhibition and panel debate

    Focusing on the theme of 'Civil Society - our partner', the Delegation will build on the model used last year and use Maseru's shopping mall to exhibit the work of various civil society organisations. There will also be a panel debate featuring a government minister and key NGO leaders.

    Country: Lesotho | Activity: Public Conference - Cultural events

  • 09/05/2013 - Reception at the National Museum of Nairobi

    A reception followed by the screening of the movie “Searching for Sugar Man” at the National Museum of Nairobi.

    Country: Kenya | Activity: Other events

  • 09/05/2013 - Annual European Film Festival

    The Delegation will launch the annual European Film Festival on the 9th May.

    Country: Kenya | Activity: Cultural events

  • 09/05/2013 - Films funded by the EU

    Every night for a week the Delegation will showcase a different film funded by the EU. This event will be supported by the Ministry of Culture, local universities and the embassies of Member States based in Conakry.

    Country: Guinea | Activity: Cultural events

  • 09/05/2013 - Film screening

    Another cultural event include several film screening (including one specifically aimed at children).

    Country: Ghana | Activity: Cultural events

  • 09/05/2013 - Guitar concert

    Other cultural events include a guitar concert.

    Country: Ghana | Activity: Other events

  • 09/05/2013 - High level seminar on gender equality

    Europe Day will be marked by a high level seminar on gender equality. Working with the government of Ghana and other partners key topics of discussion include

    Country: Ghana | Activity: Public Conference

  • 09/05/2013 - 5 day European Film Festival

    In conjunction with EU Member States' embassies, the Delegation will be hosting a 5 day European Film Festival. Two films will be shown every day concluding with a closing ceremony at the residence of the EU Chargée d'Affaires.

    Country: Gambia | Activity: Cultural events

  • 09/05/2013 - Reception

    The Delegation will host a reception for local dignitaries and members of the diplomatic community to celebrate Europe Day.

    Country: Egypt | Activity: Other events

  • 09/05/2013 - Festival de cinéma euro-africain

    La délégation de l'Union europénne au Tchad lance le festival de cinéma euro-africain (7ème édition).

    Country: Chad | Activity: Cultural events

  • 09/05/2013 - Conférence débat

    La délégation de l'Union europénne au Tchad organise une conférence débat au Centre d'Etudes pour la Formation au Développement (CEFOD).

    Country: Chad | Activity: Public Conference

  • 08/05/2013 - Cocktail reception with concert

    A concert will be organized featuring one of the best known orchestras in the world, "Banda Juvenil Simón Bolívar " part of the worldwide known "Sistema de Orquestas de Venezuela" (FUNDAMUSICAL). With an expected attendance of around 300 people, the concert will be preceded by a cocktail reception honoring the Europe day.                    

    Country: Venezuela | Activity: Other events - Cultural events

  • 08/05/2013 - Panel debates on the EU and its policies
    A series of panel debates at Lebanese universities on the EU and its policies, particularly what is related to Peace and Reconciliation, and Political Participation.
    Country: Lebanon | Activity: Public Conference - EU Information sessions

  • 08/05/2013 - Joint Commemorative Event
    Joint Commemorative Event of the EU institutions in Vienna at the House of the EU Country: Austria | Activity: Other events

  • 08/05/2013 - European Film Festival

    European Film Festival: the inauguration on 8 May of the 15th version of the European Film Festival is a milestone for the EU embassies in Chile. This year the festival will feature 27 movies from 13 European countries which will be exhibited in 12 Chilean cities.

    Country: Chile | Activity: Film Festival

  • 08/05/2013 - Live Facebook chat with Head of Delegation and other cultural events

    On the eve of Europe Day the Head of Delegation will have an interactive Q&A session with Israelis via a live Facebook chat. The Delegation is also sponsoring Europe Day events on the campuses of Israeli universities nationwide on a range of topics including:  'Europe's way out of the crisis" and "The Jewish contribution to the European Integration Process".

    In addition festivities also include a day long European festival, a European ambassador's Forum and an academic conference at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and an outdoor European cultural festival in Haifa. Finally celebrations will culminate in Tel Aviv at an outdoor "happening" exposing Israeli students to diverse European cultures and academic opportunities in Europe.

    Country: Israel | Activity: Public Conference - Cultural events - EU Information sessions

  • 08/05/2013 - Joint reception with the EU missions to the WTO and UN

    On the eve of Europe Day the Delegation will host a joint reception with the EU missions to the WTO and UN. The following day the iconic Jet d'Eau, symbol of Geneva will be lit blue to celebrate Europe Day.

    Country: Switzerland | Activity: Other events

  • 08/05/2013 - Photography competition & exhibition

    Focused around the 9th May, the Delegation has launched a photography competition themed Finding Europe in Malaysia. The winners will be selected by popular vote and have their work exhibited at an award ceremony on the 8th May.

    Country: Malaysia | Activity: Cultural events

  • 08/05/2013 - Reception with launch of the Sudanese European Friendship Association

    The Delegation of the European Union to Sudan will host a reception on Wednesday 8th May 2013.   At the reception the Sudanese European Friendship Association will be launched with representatives from more than 18 Member States.  Also, the Sudanese European Parliamentary Group will be launched.  The event will highlight the role of the European Union in promoting parliamentary and public diplomacy. A presentation of photos from 44 EU projects in Sudan will be screened.

    Country: Sudan | Activity: Other events - Cultural events

  • 08/05/2013 - Reception with concert

    Senegal will celebrate Europe Day on May 8th, with a reception at the residence co-hosted by the European Investment Bank. This year's theme is ‘Citizenship’. A concert will be given by Matador, a famous Senegalese rapper whose message is one of ‘empowerment to the citizen’. Matador and his group lead by example through work in the community. They teach youngsters from Senegal and abroad skills like designing, video-art, dance and music production, whilst highlighting their duties and responsibilities as citizens. During the mini-concert, ‘Mobicine’ (a mobile cinema, a project sponsored by the EU) will show images of EU projects in Senegal.

    Country: Senegal | Activity: Events for the Youth - Cultural events

  • 07/05/2013 - Press lunch

    The Delegation will be hosting a press lunch with Member States' ambassadors and local press on the 7th May.

    Country: Mali | Activity: Other events

  • 04/05/2013 - EUJUST LEX-Iraq will host a stand at the Open Day Exhibition in Justus Lipsius

    Along with other Common Security and Defense Policy missions, EUJUST LEX-Iraq will host a stand at the forthcoming Open Day Exhibition in Justus Lipsius in Brussels. Three members of staff will represent the mission: two will travel from Baghdad and one from our Brussels support team. They will present comprehensive information about the mission and will distribute magazines, factsheets, maps and other information.

    Country: Iraq | Activity: EU Information sessions

  • 04/05/2013 - Europe Day Open Doors

    At its Headquarters in Brussels, the EEAS will mark Europe Day by participating in the Open Doors event organised with the European Council on Saturday 4th of May with other European institutions.

    EEAS staff from the EU's military and civilian missions will be joined by colleagues from the thematic and geographic divisions to show to the public the work the European External Action Service does throughout the world.

    Children are invited to participate in elite training to become the diplomats of tomorrow. Activities include games and a chance to create their own Little Diplomat's Passport.

    Country: Belgium | Activity: Children’s event - Other events - EU Information sessions

  • 03/05/2013 - Various cultural events

    Europe Week celebrations will commence on 3 May with the opening of the European Film Days which will be held in Zagreb, Rijeka, Pula, Split, Novska and Dubrovnik until 11 May. The EU Delegation organizes this event in co-operation with the association Kulturni klub.

    Other exciting events include a multimedia exhibition “Ja – građanin EU” (I am a citizen of the EU) in Zagreb’s Flower Square from 6-11 May before touring throughout Croatia and the traditional Europe Day at Zagreb's National University Library on 9 May. Renowned Croatian cellist Ana Rucner will perform during the event.

    The concert "Rhythm of Europe 3" will be held at Zagreb’s Bundek lake on Friday, 10 May. Performers at the concert will include Gibonni and London Community Gospel Choir including Belfast Food and Kopito.

    Country: Croatia | Activity: Cultural events

  • 02/05/2013 - Film Festival
    The Delegation, the Member States Embassies and key partners such as Nicaraguan and European cultural centres, universities and commercial cinemas celebrates the 10th anniversary of the festival, which is the most successful cultural activity for this genre. This year the festival offers 29 films from 11 EU MS. Due to key alliances the DEL has established with important Nicaraguan universities and cultural centres, more than 8,000 students will assist to the festival.                        
    Country: Nicaragua | Activity: Film Festival - Events for the Youth

  • 01/05/2013 - European Film Festival "Europe on screen"

    This year, the European Film Festival "Europe on screen" will present the largest number of feature and animated films from fourteen European Union Member States during the month of May.   

     

    Country: Vietnam | Activity: Film Festival - Cultural events

  • 01/05/2013 - Information event & Exhibition

    The Delegation will organise an information event together with the Nobel Peace Centre in Oslo. Guests will also have the opportunity to see the official Nobel Peace Prize exhibition 2012 as well as another exhibition at the NPC called "European Identities". The event will include speeches by the HoD, the Director of the NPC and another high level Norwegian speaker. The winner of the EU Delegation Journalist Award 2013 will also be announced at this event.

    Country: Norway | Activity: Cultural events - EU Information sessions

  • 26/04/2013 - TV quiz "EUnigma"

    The EU Delegation together with the Croatian national television HRT has created a new game show EUnigma. The quiz will be aired form 26 April until 28 June and it aims at informing the citizens about the EU through an informative and entertaining manner.

    Country: Croatia | Activity: EU Information sessions

  • 09/04/2013 - Film Festival

    The highlight of the celebrations will be the première of the European Film Festival. The Festival will continue with daily screenings during the following two weeks of ten films from a range of European countries.

    Country: Bangladesh | Activity: Film Festival


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