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University of York Professor Joann Fletcher opens new exhibition of Egyptian artefacts at the newly refurbished Bolton museum

YORK, 24-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — University of York archaeologist, Professor Joann Fletcher, will open a new exhibition of Egyptian artefacts at the newly refurbished Bolton museum. Visitors to ‘Bolton’s Egypt’ will be able to explore a reproduction of the burial chamber … Read the full press release

Audio recordings of the traditions of crofters, farm workers and fishermen, in English and Gaelic put online by the University of Glasgow

Tasglann èisteachd Gàidhlig/Beurla Oilthigh Ghlaschu ri fhaotainn saor ’s an-asgaidh GLASGOW, 31-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Their songs and stories speak of a different time. Living memories passed down from parent to child over generations. Now audio recordings of the traditions of … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz Museum milestone: People from each of the 193 member states of the UN have now visited the museum in Stuttgart

Today, on Wednesday, 22 August 2018, the Mercedes-Benz Museum team was finally able to say: “we have welcomed the whole world at our museum”, when they greeted visitors from Guyana and from the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis. People from each … Read the full press release

Range of stunning buildings and hidden curiosities during the Open Cambridge 2018, 14-15 September

Open Cambridge takes place 14-15 September and offers the public a chance to visit a range of stunning buildings and hidden curiosities. There are more than 80 events in this year’s programme, with over 20 events as part of Open Eddington. … Read the full press release

The 11th Cambridge Festival of Ideas will host over 200 events, exhibitions and performances from 15th to 28th October

The 11th Cambridge Festival of Ideas runs from 15th to 28th October with over 200 mainly free events, from debates, discussions and talks to exhibitions, theatre and world cinema. CAMBRIDGE, 23-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — This year’s Cambridge Festival of Ideas … Read the full press release

Flight around the world with Mercedes-Benz 20-hp aircraft engine in August 1928: Authentically reconstructed L 20 light aircraft on display in the Mercedes-Benz Museum

In August 1928, Friedrich Karl von Koenig-Warthausen embarks on a great adventure: He intends to fly to Moscow with his Klemm-Daimler L 20 light aircraft in record time. Once there, he spontaneously decides to fly all the way around the whole … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz Museum offers day nurseries and kindergartens experience the permanent exhibition of mobility since 1886 in an intuitive way appropriate to their age

STUTTGART, 15-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Starting now, the Mercedes-Benz Museum is offering visitor groups from day nurseries and kindergartens cases containing educational material which enable the permanent exhibition to be explored with all the senses. The concept is tailored to two … Read the full press release

Filarmonica della Scala 2018 tour: seven concerts in seven different cities across Slovenia, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Italy

Seven concerts in seven  cities across Slovenia, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Italy Independent orchestra dedicated to symphonic repertoire MILAN, 02-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The last leg of the Filarmonica della Scala international tour in 2018 will start on 30 August … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom to stream live electro festival Parookaville on the MagentaMusik 360 app

A festival featuring David Guetta and other internationally successful DJs Broadcasts in HD and 360° formats on the MagentaMusik 360 app and on EntertainTV BONN, 11-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Parookaville is Germany’s top festival for fans of electronic dance music. … Read the full press release

Siemens Arts Program awards Siemens Opera Contest France prize to Sarah Shine

MUNICH, 11-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The young soprano Sarah Shine is the winner of the Siemens Opera Contest France at the Opéra Garnier in Paris. Sarah Shine was born in 1993 in Ireland and completed her studies with Veronica Dunne at … Read the full press release

Digital copyright service offers free copyright certificates to musicians across the globe

A musicians-centric copyright service offers free copyright certificates to creative artists across the globe, celebrating the launch of its enhanced user experience SPEYER, Germany, 09-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Regstones.com, a digital copyright service built by musicians and IT experts, has … Read the full press release

University of Bristol: innovative makeover for one of Bristol’s best-loved characters to play a starring role in this summer’s Gromit Unleashed 2 charity trail

BRISTOL, 12-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Students at the University of Bristol have given one of Bristol’s best-loved characters an innovative makeover. They’ve created an eye-catching mechanical Gromit sculpture, featuring interactive clocks, which will play a starring role in this summer’s Gromit Unleashed … Read the full press release

Photographers are invited to participate in Eurazeo’s 2018 competition with the following theme: AUDACITY

PARIS, 08-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — – Eurazeo today launches the 2018 edition of its annual competition. The winner will receive €10,000 and have their work exhibited in a Paris gallery. For the competition’s ninth edition, the jury has selected the following … Read the full press release

Loughborough University academic Dr Lise Jaillant awarded a major Leadership Fellowship by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)

LEICESTERSHIRE, 31-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Dr Lise Jaillant, of the School of Arts, English and Drama at Loughborough University, has been awarded a major Leadership Fellowship by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). Dr Jaillant’s research project, titled “Survival of … Read the full press release

University of Leicester: Joe Orton tribute wins ‘Best Wildcard’ award at the 2018 Saboteur Awards

A night of accolades for Leicester’s indie arts scene at this year’s Saboteur Awards LEICESTER, 23-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — It was a night of recognition for the arts in Leicester at the 2018 Saboteur Awards. The Saboteur Awards, which are … Read the full press release

University of Leicester historian Professor Roey Sweet appointed Director of Partnerships and Engagement by The Arts and Humanities Research Council

Leicester historian to assume role with research council LEICESTER, 23-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Arts and Humanities Research Council has today (Wednesday, March 21) announced the appointment of Professor Roey Sweet to the position of Director of Partnerships and Engagement. In this … Read the full press release

European Commission and Europa Nostra announce the winners of the 2018 EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards

BRUSSELS/ THE HAGUE, 17-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The winners of the 2018 EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards, Europe’s top honour in the field, were announced today by the European Commission and Europa Nostra, the leading European heritage … Read the full press release

Vor Beyoncés Blockbuster-Tournee durch Deutschland im Juli 2018 erscheint die lang erwartete Beyoncé und Destiny’s Child Dokumentation, die bei Amazon Direct in Deutschland erhältlich is

Das Warten auf fromme Mitglieder des BEYHIVE, die die Wahrheit hinter der Geburt einer Legende wissen wollen, ist vorbei. Vor Beyoncé, vor Destiny’s Child, war Girls Tyme, angeführt von Queen Bey, neben den Bandkollegen Kelly Rowland und LaTavia Roberson und … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank extends its longstanding lead partnership with Frieze Art Fairs to the newly launched Frieze Los Angeles next year

Deutsche Bank Wealth Management to be Global Lead Partner of the new Frieze Los Angeles in 2019 / Global Lead Partner of this week’s Frieze New York for seventh year New York, USA / Frankfurt am Main, Germany 08-May-2018 — … Read the full press release

Universities of Warwick and Coventry will collaborate on 13 projects in support of Coventry City Council in the run up for UK City of Culture 2021

Innovative collaborations involving LEGO, dance, storytelling and photography set to help prepare Coventry for City of Culture 2021 Universities of Warwick and Coventry to collaborate on the 13 projects during Spring/Summer 2018 All collaborations will actively invite local residents to … Read the full press release

University of Sussex student Ameenah Begum developed a method for transforming the colours of eyeshadow palettes into distinctive paints for water colourists

BRIGHTON, 01-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A University of Sussex student has devised a way of transforming eye-shadows into eye-catching paints which could stop millions of tons of beauty products from going to landfill. Ameenah Begum, 23, has developed a method for … Read the full press release

The World Photography Organisation named the winners of the prestigious 2018 Sony World Photography Awards at a London ceremony

British artist Alys Tomlinson named Photographer of the Year 10 Professional category winners and finalists revealed Overall Open, Youth and Student winners announced Images available at www.worldphoto.org/press Weybridge, United Kingdom, 23-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The World Photography Organisation today names the overall winners … Read the full press release

Animal rescue hero loses his heroic battle with cancer

MANAMA, Bahrain, 21-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In a statement from his children they said: “It is with great sorrow that we announce that our father, Tony Waters AKA “The Dogfather” died today, 20th of April 2018, after a long battle … Read the full press release

UK and Italian scientists used neutron techniques at UK’s ISIS Neutron and Muon Source to investigate 3000 year old Egyptian vases

SWINDON, 13-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Scientists have used neutron techniques at the UK’s ISIS Neutron and Muon Source to non-invasively investigate the contents of two containers from the tomb of a married couple who walked the streets of ancient Egypt … Read the full press release

BMW Group and Witzigmann Academy bring the international Eckart Witzigmann Award for fine cuisine, the art of cookery and conscious enjoyment to New York in 2018

MUNICH, 06-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The international Eckart Witzigmann Award (ECKART) continues its journey around the world: In 2018, the renowned award for fine cuisine, the art of cookery and conscious enjoyment – named after “chef of the century” Eckart … Read the full press release

AHRC grant to incorporate renowned folk collection featuring Doric ballads into the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library’s comprehensive digital archive

ABERDEEN, 03-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A renowned folk collection featuring Doric ballads that has been curated in America for over 90 years has now been brought ‘back home’ to an online audience, thanks to a project led by the University of … Read the full press release

New project to install contemporary artworks among the ancient ruins of Herculaneum and Pompeii

A fascinating new project will see contemporary artworks installed among the ancient ruins of Herculaneum and Pompeii, creating two art venues in stunning, historically resonant settings. NEWCASTLE, 03-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Over the next year, two Roman houses – the House … Read the full press release

East Anglian Film Archive’s (EAFA) annual Mashup Filmmaking Competition now open for entries

NORWICH, UK, 03-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Entries are now open for the University of East Anglia (UEA) East Anglian Film Archive’s (EAFA) annual Mashup Filmmaking Competition. Now in its fourth year, the competition is one-of-a-kind in the UK, offering entrants the opportunity to … Read the full press release

The Sussex Competition Show Choir won this year’s Masters of Show Choir competition in London

Singing students are full of glee after winning a national competition. BRIGHTON, 28-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Sussex Competition Show Choir battled it out against nine other university choirs to win this year’s Masters of Show Choir competition in London on 18 March. … Read the full press release

University of Exeter research: generation of women writers during the Romantic period were also habitual users of opium

EXETER, 12-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Opium use by Samuel Taylor Coleridge is said to have inspired the fantastical Asiatic landscape in his epic poem Kubla Khan. Thomas De Quincy described his drug-induced visions in Confessions of an English Opium Eater. In … Read the full press release