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European Authors Set to Attend Book Fair in Taipei
Culture / Literature / Taiwan

European Authors Set to Attend Book Fair in Taipei

Several European authors are scheduled to attend the 2015 Taipei International Book Exhibition in February to meet local readers, organizers announced Wednesday. Among them are French writer and doctor Baptiste Beaulieu and French graphic novelist Oubrerie, who co-authored the best selling comic series “Aya of Yop City,” according to the Taipei Book Fair Foundation. FULL … Continue reading »

Legendary Acts to Take over Famous Nightclub Stage
Culture / Jamaica / Music

Legendary Acts to Take over Famous Nightclub Stage

Famous Nightclub and Hennessy are teaming up to present a dancehall event so big, it could only be called Hennessy Very Special – The Legendary Edition. Four of Jamaica‘s biggest names in entertainment:,Beenie Man, Ninja Man, Lady Saw and Bounty Killer will take the stage at the 11,000-sq ft nightclub on Port Henderson Road, Portmore, St Catherine, on … Continue reading »

Armenian Folk Band Performed at the Largest Folklore Festival of Argentina
Armenia / Culture / Music

Armenian Folk Band Performed at the Largest Folklore Festival of Argentina

The Armenian Folk Band Kusan performed for the first time in history at the National Folklore Festival of Cosquin, Argentina, on Monday, January 26. “Despite the genocide, they are here. They kept their identity and cultural legacy and transmitted it to humanity,” said the presenter of the most important festival of folk music in Argentina and Latin America. … Continue reading »

2015 National Hound Coursing Festival at Clonmel, Ireland To Kick Off
Culture / Festival / Ireland

2015 National Hound Coursing Festival at Clonmel, Ireland To Kick Off

The 90th National Coursing Meeting Festival will take place at Powerstown Park Racecourse, Clonmel, Co Tipperary on Saturday 31st January, Sunday 1st February and Monday 2nd February 2015. This colourful and unique sporting occasion will once again bring thousands of visitors to Clonmel from all over Ireland and the UK. Year in year out it … Continue reading »

14 Architects Selected to Receive the 2015 American Institute of Architects’ Young Architects Award
Architecture / Culture / United States of America

14 Architects Selected to Receive the 2015 American Institute of Architects’ Young Architects Award

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has selected 14 recipients for the 2015 AIA Young Architects Award. Young Architects are defined as professionals who have been licensed 10 years or fewer regardless of their age. This award, now in its 22nd year, honors individuals who have shown exceptional leadership and made significant contributions to the … Continue reading »

Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra Tours Mexico, Puerto Rico, South America and U.S. Virgin Islands
Culture / Music / United States of America

Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra Tours Mexico, Puerto Rico, South America and U.S. Virgin Islands

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s current season concerts and events celebrate the influence that the rich musical traditions of the Caribbean, North, South, and Central America have had on jazz throughout its history. The organization announces that the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis will launch the 2015 Jazz Across The Americas Tour with … Continue reading »

“Gruber’s Journey” Opens the Holocaust Film Festival
Culture / Film / Romania

“Gruber’s Journey” Opens the Holocaust Film Festival

‘Calatoria lui Gruber’ (Gruber’s Journey), a film directed by Radu Gabrea opened the first edition of the Holocaust Film Festival at the Museum of Romanian Peasant (MTR) on Tuesday night. ‘This is a unique event. It is the first time after 1945 such an event of the Holocaust, using film means, is organized in Romania,’ … Continue reading »