From 1.1. 2020, the Flemish Prime Minister Jan Jambon, member of the right-wing nationalist party Nieuw-Vlaamse Alliantie (N-VA), will decrease the cultural budget of Flanders by a total of 22 million Euros. Subsidies for large institutions will be cut by either 3 % or 6 %. Funding for independent projects, amateur arts and socio-cultural organisations will decrease by as much as 60 %. These adjustments come in addition to the cuts that occurred over the past years. In 2018, the total budget for independent projects was 12,145,000 Euros; from 2020, it will only be 3,392,000. Instead, the Flemish government intends to invest in cultural heritage and a new museum for Flemish history and culture.
From 26th to 30th September 2018, Cologne Cathedral with its 137 m high tower will become a huge projection screen for a special art project. The artists Detlef Hartung (Cologne) and Georg Trenz (Munich) have developed a moving image projection on Cologne Cathedral on the occasion of this year’s cathedral pilgrimage (27 to 30 September) […]
„The Designs of William Ivey Long by Bobbi Owen is the twelfth book in USITT’s series documenting the creativity of America’s most outstanding theatrical designers. The monograph chronicles William Ivey Long’s career from its earliest days and contains a chronology of his nearly 350 production credits — and his six Tony Awards. More than 100 […]
World Theatre Day 2019 In 1961 a World Theatre Day was proposed by the Finnish ITI and supported by the other Scandinavian centres. The IX ITI Congress in Vienna (1961) unanimously accepted the proposal and proclaimed the traditional annual opening day of the festival „Theater der Nationen“ in Paris, 27 March, as World Theatre Day. […]