September 18, 2020

L’età dell’oro By Fabrizio Plessi in Venice

Fabrizio Plessi – Picture by Alessandro Garafalo for Dior. The Maison Dior is sponsoring the exhibition L’età dell’oro (literally, the Golden Age) by Fabrizio Plessi.  One of the pioneers of video art in Italy, this multi-talented artist, whose work has been celebrated in the most prestigious museums, designs in-site installations alongside spectacular monuments and cultural sites.Timed to open the day before the Venice Film Festival, this event – which was originally scheduled to take place in May 2020, during the Venice Biennale of Architecture – is being held on the façade of the Correr Museum, an exceptional setting in the city’s emblematic Piazza San Marco. Bridging nature…

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Tie & Dior collection

25 July 2020, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China: At a special dinner hosted by the Maison Dior the novel jewerelly collection Tie & DIOR was unveiled by designer Victoire de Castellane.  Tie-dye – the artisanal textile dyeing technique notably used to embellish the maison’s couture silhouettes – is reinterpreted on jewellery, paying tribute, more than ever, to the inventiveness of Dior Haute Joaillerie.  On that night, mannequins dressed in silhouettes by Maria Grazia Chiuri wore these virtuoso pieces offering surprising movement, combining, for the first time, a range of exceptional stones and pearls in a variety of sizes and shades. A true exercise in style and…

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United Kingdom Contributes £100,000 to Future OPCW Centre for Chemistry and Technology

H.E. Mr. Peter Wilson UK Ambassador.. THE HAGUE, Netherlands – 8 July 2020 – The Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland has contributed a further £100,000 to a special Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Trust Fund to support the project to upgrade the current OPCW Laboratory and Equipment Store. This project will result in the construction of a new facility, the OPCW Centre for Chemistry and Technology (“ChemTech Centre”). The contribution was formalised during a ceremony between OPCW Director-General, H.E. Mr Fernando Arias, and the Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to…

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Karel Frielink – Dean of the Consular Corps of Curaçao step down

During the commemoration of the United Nations Day on October 24, 2019, Mr. Karel Frielink – Dean of the Consular Corps of Curaçao announced his resignation after having served three terms. To honour his great contribution to the Consular Corps, Diplomat Magazine would like to share part of his speech: “This is my last speech as Dean of the Curacao Consular Corps. In January 2020, the members will choose my successor. After having served three terms as Dean, it is time for a new face. On behalf of the Consular Corps of Curaçao, it is an honor to address you…

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Georgia as ITB partner 2023

Ambassador Levan Izoria and CEO David Ruetz – Picture by Embassy of Georgia to Germany. Thursday, 6 August 2020, Embassy of Georgia, Berlin, Germany: Georgian Ambassador Prof. Dr. Levan Izoria held a working meeting with the head of ITB Berlin (Internationale Tourismus-Börse), David Ruetz. Focus of the conversation is Georgia’s preparation to be partner country for the fair’s 2023 edition.  The ITB is held annually in Berlin, and holds the station of being the world’s largest travel trade fair. In 2020 it had to be cancelled at the very last minute owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, however, it is expected to be held again in…

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4:1 – 4 artists, 1 location

Miriam at the Factory, 2018, Pencil and Graphite on paper, 42.5 x 59 cm. Image by Yasmin Sharabi Thursday, 6 August 2020, Berlin: the group exhibition “4:1 – 4 artists, 1 location“ opened its doors at the renowned aquabitArt gallery located in Berlin Mitte.  Four extraordinary artists with varying backgrounds are connected by one commonality: they either currently live and practice their art in Bahrain, or have worked on projects on the island and created art during that time. Curator Frances Stafford, who also built her career in the country, shows introspective drawings, visionary paintings, collaged photographs as well as paper collages and…

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Dior ‘Croissière’ collection 2021 

A true celebration of Puglia’s traditional arts and crafts, the 2021 Cruise collection highlights the excellence of these priceless skills.  From the art of weaving to Luminarie – dazzling illuminated architectures – and from the essential role of dance to the power of ritual music, the House of Dior actively supports this pluralistic and infinitely precious culture while paying homage to Nature and the region’s unique landscapes, as a land that has always been close to Maria Grazia Chiuri’s heart. Because these many creative dialogues between Paris and Lecce began long before the health crisis and the confinement, it was essential for Dior…

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The Visegrad Group countries – outdoor exhibition

The Embassies of Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia present the outdoor exhibition: “Hidden gems of the Visegrad Group countries” to the inhabitants of The Hague region.   The exhibition aims to bring closer the charm of this still undiscovered part of Europe, by sharing photos of beautiful monuments and landscapes, that in many cases remain unknown to the broader public. The open-air character of this event answers to the anti-COVID restrictions of the current times.  The Visegrad Group (V4) is a cultural and political alliance of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia. Its history begun in 1991, when it…

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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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