La Biennale di Venzia is a festival of modern art, architecture, cinema, danse, music, theater and historical archieve. The origin of this festival began in 1895 in the occasion of the first International Art Exhibition and now the 58th edition is taking place from may o november 2019. This festival’s caracteristic is that everycontries are devided in pavilions and in everypavilion there is a representant of the country. For this edition, the french pavilion represented by Laure Prouvost is remarquable. The entrance to the French pavilion is through the dug-out earth below, sending you back to nature. The Spanish pavilion sends you outside to witness the threatened vegetation beneath spouts of bright acid rain. In the German pavilion, a toxic brown stain pours down the walls to a thrumming soundtrack of inchoate menace. There are barren rocks everywhere.
Last evening on the stage of the Grand Théâtre Lumière, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Javier Bardem launched the start of the screenings and festivities of the 72nd edition of the Festival International du Film de Cannes. Edouard Baer, Master of Ceremonies, accompanied on the accordion by Aurélien Noel, took the stage with a speech that placed this edition under the banner of shared experience: “Cinema is the movie theatre, it is being together, going out. The collective, the group, human warmth. At the Festival de Cannes, sometimes the screening room is so spectacular that the film itself stops to look around.”
Berlin – the city of East and West. It’s the city of Mitte, Charlottenburg and Kreuzberg and every other amazing neighbourhood. Each with its own charm. It’s the city of many various styles and a multicultural population you must have visited at least once in your life.
Berlin has many faces and you can hardly put a label on it. There is lot of interesting culture to discover and there are many ways to get to know the impressive history of the city. Read more
Camden’s new festival themed rooftop experience with open air cinema, DJs, a botanical canopy and Prosecco popsicles – Wonderfest Rooftop.
FEST Camden embarks on another unmissable concept for their spring summer 2019 season: Wonderfest Rooftop celebrates a rich history of iconic festivals all over the world with a fully transformed roof garden and immersive festival experience. Soft launching on April 19th and running through until the end of summer. Wonderfest offers a perfect way to eat, drink and party festival-style minus the mud and rain.
He entirely belongs to cinema and its finest works and legends: in 2019, the Festival de Cannes has decided to award Alain Delon with an Honorary Palme d’or to pay tribute to his wonderful presence in the history of film.
After Jeanne Moreau, Woody Allen, Bernardo Bertolucci, Jane Fonda, Clint Eastwood, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Manoel de Oliveira, Agnès Varda and Jean-Pierre Léaud, the Festival de Cannes is proud and delighted that the legendary actor who starred in Luchino Visconti’s The Leopard (Palme d’or 1963) has accepted this honour from the international community. Read more
La Biennale di Venezia was founded in 1895 and is now one of the most famous and prestigious cultural organizations in the world. Paolo Baratta has been its President since 2008 and before that from 1998 to 2001. La Biennale, who stands at the forefront of research and promotion of new contemporary art trends, organizes exhibitions and research in all its specific departments: Arts (1895), Architecture (1980), Cinema (1932), Dance (1999), Music (1930), and Theatre (1934). Its history is documented at the Historical Archives of Contemporary Arts (ASAC) that has been completely renovated in recent years.
The epic game between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur last week highlighted the strength of the English Premier League and the global appeal of Premier League football.
In a roller coaster game of attacking football four goals were scored in the first 21 minutes.The new off field VAR system introduced to help referees come to the correct decision ruled for Llorente’s crucial third goal for Spurs and against Sterlings stoppage time “winner” for City.
With the score line 4 – 3 on the night and Spurs goal from the previous game making the score 4 – 4 over the two legs Spurs emotionally progressed to the semi finals on the away goals rule.
Dozens of women film stars have held a protest at the Cannes film festival against gender-based discrimination in the industry.
Cate Blanchett, Kristen Stewart and Salma Hayek were among those taking part in the red-carpet demonstration.
The prestigious Cannes festival has come under criticism for failing to showcase more films by women directors. The protest comes after a period of turmoil in the industry following allegations of sexual harassment. This is the first Cannes festival since allegations of sexual abuse were first made against producer Harvey Weinstein last year. He has always denied engaging in non-consensual sex.
The Official Selection will be unveiled on April 18; but in the meantime, the Festival de Cannes is preparing to welcome film professionals from all over the world to its Marché du Film. The world’s leading film market and also the oldest, celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2019. The event is thriving: a sign of how positive the figures for this year’s festival are.
Created at the 1959 Cannes International Film Festival, the Marché du Film is now the indispensable venue for negotiations about most productions distributed in theatres, on television, at festivals or on internet platforms.
The Monte-Carlo Masters is an annual tennis tournament for male professional players held in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France, a commune that borders on Monaco. The event is part of the ATP World Tour Masters 1000on the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Tour. The tournament is played on clay courts and is held every year in the April–May period. The Rolex Monte Carlo Masters has been one of the most prestigious events in the world of international tennis for over 100 years. Since 2000, the Monte Carlo Tournament has been part of an elite ATP Championship: Masters Series.