July 3, 2020

Spanish-Dutch Cycling Dictionary

New Spanish-Dutch Cycling Dictionary La Vuelta.

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The Art of Arabic Calligraphy at the NDSM-Fusion Amsterdam

Art exhibition 20 years Anniversary of Paint a future in Amsterdam Ms. Hetty van der Linden, director and founder of Paint a Future , together with curator Ms . Lego lima, prepared an absolute unique calligraphy Art Exhibition in NDSM-Fuse Amsterdam, celebrating the 20 years Anniversary of Paint a future in Amsterdam. Professional artists and professors from The Calligraphy Center in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates coming from the calligraphy world of the UAE, Mexico, Iraq, Lebanon, Japan, Netherlands, and Iran have painted a sail for this event. Myriam Kruisheer, a renowned artist, working and promoting Cultural diplomacy for the last…

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Summer exhibition ‘Textiles from Egypt’ in Leiden

For the first time in almost 25 years, the Rijksmuseum van Oudheden in Leiden (the dutch National Museum of Antiquities) shows a beautiful selection of textiles from Egypt most of which are over 1,000 years old. This summer, the colourful exhibition ‘Textiles from Egypt’ focuses on fanciful canvases, fragments of garments and interior textiles from the first millennium AD, in stories about fabrics, styles, weaving techniques, materials, motifs and symbolism. In the hot desert sand of Egypt, these textiles have been exceptionally well preserved for centuries. Nowadays, the material is very fragile and is therefore rarely exhibited. Modern textile art by thirteen…

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Constantinian Order joins effort to relieve during the pandemic

In the picture HM King Felipe VI of Spain & HRH don Pedro of Two Sicilies, Duke of Calabria – Picture by Constantinian Order of St George. At the behest of His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain, all the nobiliary corporations, military orders, the five royal masters, the international orders with activities in Spain, as well as other noble and chivalrous corporations, have joined together with a group of members of the titled nobility, to acquire 38. 604 litres of long-lasting milk, – which translates to more than 193,000 breakfasts –  as well as ca. 25,000 litres of the best…

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Fundraising for the NHS by Boris Saxe-Coburg

Main image the artwork by Boris Saxe Coburg. Artist Boris Saxe-Coburg (Prince Boris of Bulgaria, The Prince of Tirnovo) is fundraising for NHS Charities Together. The purpose of this campaign is to raise funds not only for those affected directly by the Covid-19 virus, but to relieve the pressure from the other hospital branches that have also been affected indirectly. His take on this fundraiser are his artworks i.e. sculptures. At the end of the campaign, on 30th June this sculpture below shall be given to the highest overall donors. To support his initiative please follow this link: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/art-for-covid19———-

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Westphalian Peace Prize for Tsipras and Zaev

2020, Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia:  The International Peace Prize of the Peace of Westphalia goes to Alexis Tsipras (Hellenic Republic), Zoran Zaev (Republic of North Macedonia) and Plant-for-the-Planet.  As announced by the the Economic Society for Westphalia and Lippe (WWL). The politicians are honoured for their agreement in the Macedonian name dispute. The children and youth of Plant-for-the-Planet receive the award for their active involvement against climate change. The award ceremony shall take place on 19 September 2020 in the City Hall of Münster. The prize money inamount of 100.000 Euro – donated by the board of trustees, that is, Westphalian entrepreneurial personalities. The latter sum is traditionally divided amongst the awardees. Alexis…

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12th International Ensemble and Composers Academy for Contemporary Music

Online Registration has started …   Registration for the 12th International Ensemble and Composers Academy for Contemporary Music 202112th international impuls academy (coming along with the 7th impuls Festival) has started and invites composers, young ensembles and chamber music formations as well as – only for some specific special programs – sound and multimedia artists, performers, individual musicians, actors, dancers, instrument designers to join impuls 2021 in Graz, Austria (17.2. day of arrival – 1.3. day of departure). Please note, that, unlike former editions, the Academy 2021 does not offer any instrumental classes for individual musicians. An international team of renowned…

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Henk Pröpper knighted

Monday, 27 April 2020, King’s Day, Kingdom of the Netherlands:  Henk Pröpper, former Chair of the Board of the Prince Claus Fund (2013-18) was appointed ‘Knight of the Order of Orange-Nassau’ for his contributions to literature, art and culture. This state honour is awarded for meritorious service to society. Pröpper is well-known in the cultural field of the Netherlands after serving as director of the Institut Néerlandais in Paris, of the Dutch Literary Fund (Nederlands Letterenfonds) as well as director of the publishing house De Bezige Bij (the Busy Bee) in Amsterdam and Antwerp.  For further information: Prince Claus Fund: https://princeclausfund.org Henk Pröpper: https://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henk_Pröpper_(uitgever) About the Order of Oranje-Nassau: https://lintjes.nl/achtergrond/de-orde-van-oranje-nassau ——— Image: Henk Pröpper’s…

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Dominican diplomat-guest speaker on Public Diplomacy

His Excellency Enrique Ruiz Molero, Ambassador of Spain in Canada and Dr. Eugenio Matos, G. Guest speaker on Public Diplomacy  His Excellency Enrique Ruiz Molero, Ambassador of Spain in Canada organized the first conference on Public Diplomacy in Ottawa. The activity took place in the Spanish diplomatic mission on March 4, in cooperation with the International Public Diplomacy Council. For the occasion, the guest speaker was the public diplomacy expert Dr. Eugenio Matos G, having as central theme “Public Diplomacy in the XXI Century”. The introductory words presenting Dr. Matos and the conclusion were given by Ambassador Ruiz Molero, who…

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Yecheon World Archery Festival

Under the theme of ‘The World United in Archery’, archers from 29 countries demonstrated the traditional archery of each country in the city of Yecheon located in the southeast part of South Korea at the World Archery Competition, giving visitors a meaningful time to experience the world’s traditional bows in one place.  At the Yecheon World Archery Festival, International archery teams from 29 countries participated in individual and national competitions to show off their great performances. In the individual competitions, Malaysian archers ranked first, third and fourth, while Polish players took second. In the national competition, two representative archers from each country have participated,…

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