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Berliner Operngruppe and Bertelsmann: Berlin premiere of the original version of a rare Giuseppe Verdi opera: ‘Giovanna d’Arco’

Archivio Ricordi in Milan supports artistic exploration of the Italian musical genius’s lesser-known operas Gütersloh, Germany, 23-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Berlin can once again look forward to a local premiere of the original version of a rare Verdi opera. A … Read the full press release

Infront to develop sponsorship opportunities and digital strategies for the ITU World Triathlon Series and the new ITU World Triathlon Mixed Relay Series

New deal sees Infront take on responsibility for media and marketing rights, as well as for digital strategies Zug, Switzerland, 23-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The International Triathlon Union (ITU) has finalised a long-term partnership with leading sports marketing company Infront. Under the … Read the full press release

Dr. Uwe Ploch, Director Summer Sports at Infront, to leave the company effective August 31, 2018

Zug, Switzerland, 23-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — After 25 years with Infront and its predecessor company CWL Dr. Uwe Ploch and Infront have mutually decided to go their separate ways effective August 31, 2018. Both parties agreed on a smooth transition process … Read the full press release

MTG to sell its 95% stake in Nova Broadcasting Group Jsc. in Bulgaria to PPF Group

STOCKHOLM, 21-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — MTG has signed an agreement to sell its 95% shareholding in Nova Broadcasting Group Jsc. (“Nova”) in Bulgaria to PPF Group, the investment company controlled by Petr Kellner. The transaction values 100% of the business at … Read the full press release

Driving autonomously and electrically: World premiere of Volkswagen concept car I.D. VIZZION at the Geneva International Motor Show

I.D. VIZZION: the AUTO-mobile of the future – driving autonomously and electrically I.D. VIZZION: innovative technology makes the car clean, safe and comfortable I.D. VIZZION: futuristic interior and control concepts The potential of I.D. Family models: from a compact Golf-class … Read the full press release

New experiment launches to build resistance to fake news among teenagers

A new experiment, launching today (20 Feb 2018) online, aims to help ‘inoculate’ against disinformation by providing a small dose of perspective from a “fake news tycoon”. A pilot study has shown some early success in building resistance to fake … Read the full press release

EBU Director General Noel Curran: Trust levels for public service media, particularly on TV and Radio, are increasing

Le Grand-Saconnex, Switzerland, 15-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On March 4th, Swiss citizens will decide through a public vote whether to abolish the licence fee, previously collected through the company Billag (hence the initiative’s name “NoBillag”). The current Swiss media system is … Read the full press release

Volkswagen: World premiere of the new Touareg on 23 March 2018 in Beijing

The Volkswagen flagship: the brand’s statement on design, technology and dynamic handling A success story: around one million Touareg sales in the first two vehicle generations World premiere: on 23 March 2018 in Beijing WOLFSBURG, 13-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Volkswagen is … Read the full press release

Volkswagen launches international marketing campaign for its new T-Roc with Canadian model Winnie Harlow

Social media content added to international marketing campaign for new T-Roc Winnie Harlow embodies campaign motto “Born confident” WOLFSBURG, 07-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ —  Volkswagen is today taking the next step in the international marketing campaign for its new T-Roc. In cooperation … Read the full press release

Enel is the title sponsor of the world’s first fully-electric motorcycle circuit racing series FIM MotoE World Cup

The Group brings smart charging technology, advanced energy services, green energy to power the world’s first fully-electric motorcycle racing series  ROME, 07-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel will be the title sponsor of the upcoming FIM[1] MotoE World Cup, the world’s … Read the full press release

Shortlist announced for the inaugural EBRD Literature Prize

Inaugural award promotes literature from emerging economies. Winner of €20,000 prize to be announced on 10 April 2018 LONDON, 07-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The first EBRD Literature Prize, launched in 2017 by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in partnership … Read the full press release

European Commission opens applications for 2018 Lorenzo Natali Media Prize for outstanding journalism on development topic

BRUSSELS, 06-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Applications for the European Commission’s 2018 Lorenzo Natali Media Prize, which recognises journalists doing outstanding reporting on development topics, are open from 5 February to 9 March for online, print and audio-visual works. Commissioner for International … Read the full press release

Films announced for the Competition and Berlinale Special at The 68th Berlin International Film Festival

BERLIN, 24-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Another five films have been invited to take part in the Competition of the 68th Berlin International Film Festival. 23 of the 24 titles in the Competition have already been selected, 19 of the 24 films will be competing … Read the full press release

Bertelsmann opens applications for its “Udacity Data Science Scholarship Program

15,000 scholarships for innovative Udacity online courses Top 1,500 students receive one of three Nanodegree programs with the online education platform Applications accepted until April 22, 2018 Joint initiative with Google and Udacity recognized by EU Commission Gütersloh, Germany, 24-Jan-2018 … Read the full press release

UK Education Consultancy Services Ltd announced that the premiere issue of Scientific European® (a popular science magazine) is released on 19 January 2018

Scientific European® (a popular science magazine) launched Tadworth, Surrey, United Kingdom, 20-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — UK Education Consultancy Services Ltd announced that the premiere issue of Scientific European® (a popular science magazine) is released today on 19 January 2018. Abbreviated … Read the full press release

LOGSTOR Academy to present the final installation videos of the SX family

Løgstør, Denmark, 19-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — During the last 3 months, LOGSTOR Academy has been filming Joint installation videos, and as a result of this work, we are now proud to present the final installation videos of the SX family. These … Read the full press release

Mediengespräch: Am 18. Januar 2018 zeigt eine Konferenz in Zürich neue Finanzierungsmechanismen wie die „Social Impact Bonds“ auf

BERN, 16-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Die UNO schätzt, dass bis 2030 jährlich 2,5 Billionen Dollar zusätzliche Gelder benötigt werden, um ihre nachhaltigen Entwicklungsziele zu erreichen. Am 18. Januar 2018 zeigt eine Konferenz in Zürich neue Finanzierungsmechanismen wie die „Social Impact Bonds“ … Read the full press release

Graphics solutions: Inflexion Private Equity completes the buyout of Alston Elliot

LONDON, 16-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Inflexion Private Equity is pleased to announce it has completed the buyout of Alston Elliot, a leading provider of premium data-driven graphics solutions for live sports broadcasts. Alston Elliot was founded in 1992, initially to provide computerised … Read the full press release

BMW Group Press Conference at the NAIAS 2018 will be transmitted live via satellite in the US and Europe

MUNICH, 10-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Please find below the TV and online offer for the BMW Group Press Conference at the NAIAS 2018 as follows: The BMW Group Press Conference at the NAIAS 2018 will be transmitted live via satellite in the US … Read the full press release

Mercedes‑Benz: Laureus Best Sporting Moment of the Year 2017 in the final round of voting

STUTTGART, 10-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Up until 26 February 2018, sports fans from around the world can choose the Laureus Best Sporting Moment of the Year 2017 in the final round of voting. The competition, initiated by Laureus and supported by … Read the full press release

Austrian Ski Federation (ÖSV), German Ski Association (DSV) extend contract with Infront for the Four Hills Tournament until the season 2021/22

Zug, Switzerland, 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The 66th Four Hills Tournament ended on Saturday with record ratings and the outstanding victory of Poland’s Kamil Stoch, who was able to succeed in each of the four events. The so-called Grand Slam … Read the full press release

University of Warwick Professor Carol Rutter appeared on BBC Radio 4’s In Our Time discussing Shakespeare’s best known play Hamlet

Coventry, UK, 08-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Carol Rutter, Professor of Shakespeare and Performance Studies in the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies at the University of Warwick, has appeared on BBC Radio 4’s In Our Time discuss Shakespeare’s best known, most quoted … Read the full press release

CERN: new edition of the Collide International award in partnership with UK’s leading media arts centre Foundation for Art and Creative Technology (FACT)

GENEVA/LIVERPOOL, 19-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (18 Dec 2017), Arts at CERN has announced a new edition of the Collide International award, in partnership with the UK’s leading media arts centre, FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology). The competition is … Read the full press release

Adomik a obtenu la 14e place au classement 2017 TECHNOLOGY FAST 500 pour la zone EMEA et la 3e place au classement Deloitte 2017 TECHNOLOGY FAST 50 pour la France

Après avoir remporté la 2e place au classement de la région Île-de-France, Adomik se voit attribuer la 14e place au classement de la zone EMEA et la 3e place en France Paris, France et New York, NY, le 13 décembre … Read the full press release

Adomik auf Rang 14 der 2017 TECHNOLOGY FAST 500 EMEA und auf Platz 3 der Deloitte 2017 TECHNOLOGY FAST 50 für Frankreich

Nach dem 2. Platz in der Region Île-de-France erreicht Adomik den 14. Rang im EMEA-Wettbewerb sowie Platz 3 im französischen Wettbewerb Paris (Frankreich) & New York (NY), 13. Dezember 2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Fast 500 besteht seit 2001 und … Read the full press release

Adomik Awarded #14 Ranking in 2017 TECHNOLOGY FAST 500, EMEA; #3 ranking in Deloitte 2017 TECHNOLOGY FAST 50 for France

After obtaining #2 ranking in the Île-de-France region, Adomik captures #14 ranking for the EMEA contest and #3 ranking for French contest Paris, France & New York, NY, USA, 13-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Created in 2001, The Fast 500 recognizes technology … Read the full press release

University of Sussex Professor Ivor Gaber re-elected to represent UK on the press freedom body at UNESCO

BRIGHTON, 07-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Ivor Gaber, Professor of Political Journalism at the University of Sussex, has been re-elected to represent the United Kingdom on an important press freedom body at UNESCO, the United Nation’s body responsible for developing and supporting … Read the full press release

E-commerce company GoShopping becomes part of the family at Egmont-owned Bageren og Kokken

Egmont’s Nordic e-commerce company Bageren og Kokken takes over GoShopping. The merger of the two companies secures a leading position in the online market for kicthenware and robots for domestic use COPENHAGEN, 04-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In a growing market with … Read the full press release

Sky Jeremy Darroch on the digital Wild West: time for tech giants to experience the formal scrutiny or regulation of media companies

Opinion piece from Jeremy Darroch Group Chief Executive, Sky Originally published in The Times on Tuesday 28 November 2017 Isleworth, United Kingdom, 30-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Every day new headlines are written about inappropriate video appearing on YouTube, about fake news or Russian … Read the full press release

Sky Sports Arena will become Sky Sports Darts HD from 14 December to 3 January

Sky Sports is set to celebrate 25 years of broadcasting the World Darts Championship with a dedicated darts channel, and brand new programming. Isleworth, United Kingdom, 30-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — From 14 December to 3 January, Sky Sports Arena will become … Read the full press release