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9 September 2021

In the footsteps of Dante Alighieri

“L’amor che move il sole e l’altre stelle”. Who doesn’t know this verse from the Divine Commedy by Dante Alighieri. The famous poet from Florence left […]
7 September 2021

The Venice International Film Festival nominates six-EU supported films

The 78th edition of the Venice International Film Festival kicked-off on 1 September and features six films funded by the European Union (EU). The winners of […]
3 September 2021

Why art restorers used microbes to clean these Florentine statues

When you think of art restorers at work, generally, you picture them with little brushes and chemicals, cleaning one square centimeter at a time. A very […]
3 September 2021

The royal sparkle of the capital of Europe – visiting the Royal Palace in Brussels

When in Brussels, one of the first places to visit is definitely the Royal Palace – the grandiose building in the center of the city with […]
2 September 2021

New underwater sculpture museum in Cyprus is welcoming visitors

The unique Museum of Underwater Sculpture Ayia Napa (MUSAN) is welcoming visitors in Ayia Napa, Cyprus. Located 200 meters off the coast of Aiya Napa on […]
2 September 2021

10 of the best films about vacations

1. Before Sunrise (1995) It took nine months of searching before Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy were cast in this romantic drama co-written by director Richard […]
1 September 2021

20 different ways to say hello from all around the world

The multicultural society we live in allows us to enrich ourselves in cultural diversity and is a great chance to learn from other cultures. Language is […]
1 September 2021

Zanzibar to build second tallest skyscraper in Africa

Authorities in Zanzibar have announced the construction of the tallest skyscraper in sub-Saharan Africa at an estimated cost of 3,000 billion Tanzanian shillings (1.1 billion euros). […]
1 September 2021

16 cultural events you can’t miss in Brussels this fall

This year, contemporary art will bring the new cultural season to life once more. As from September, several large-scale exhibitions are showcasing a varied program. The […]
1 September 2021

Unexpected traditions protected by UNESCO

UNESCO published its first list of protected places in 1978. At that time, the organization designated only cultural and natural sites. To date, there are 1,154 […]
1 September 2021

Zimbabwean novelist announced as the next contributor to the Future Library in Norway

The Zimbabwean novelist, playwright, filmmaker and activist Tsitsi Dangarembga (born 4 February 1959) has been named as the eighth writer to contribute to the Future Library. […]
30 August 2021

8 Best Wax Museums in the World

A wax museum usually consists of a collection of wax sculptures representing famous people from history and contemporary personalities exhibited in lifelike poses, wearing real clothes.  […]
27 August 2021

Meet the Spanish islanders who use whistling as a way to communicate

The Silbo Gomero is an idiomatic whistled language characteristic of the island of La Gomera and representative of the culture from the Canaries. It is a […]
27 August 2021

What is Frisian?

In the northern part of the Netherlands sits the province of Friesland, or Fryslân, historically known as Frisia, an area with its own unique language. Frisian, […]
26 August 2021

Archeologists discover new tomb in Pompeii

Archaeologists in Pompeii have discovered, during an excavation east of the ancient city, a tomb containing a well-preserved skeleton. On the tomb, there is a plate […]
26 August 2021

Public library in Mechelen among the top 5 in the world

The Predikheren library in Mechelen, Belgium, narrowly missed out on winning the award for best library in the world on August 19, 2021. From no fewer […]
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