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Celebrating the first edition of World Opera Day
On October 25th, 2019 the first World Opera Day was launched by Opera Europa, OPERA America and Ópera Latinoamérica with the support of national and international cultural organisations that FEDORA is delighted to be part of.
The date of October 25th was chosen as a celebration of the birthdays of Georges Bizet, composer of Carmen, and Johann Strauss II, composer of Die Fledermaus, who have contributed greatly known and loved works to the repertoire.
On this day, opera companies around the world built the awareness campaign through live and online activities and events. OperaVision, the free streaming platform supported by the European Union’s Creative Europe programme, celebrated World Opera Day with streams of Carmen from National Centre for Performing Arts Beijing and Die Fledermaus from Vienna State Opera.
More information: www.worldoperaday.com
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On January 17th, 2019 Director of FEDORA Edilia Gänz was invited by the EESC - European Economic and Social Committee to join their public hearing panel about "European Philanthropy: an untapped potential".
The panelists discussed what the EU institutions could do to promote organised philanthropy in Europe and how this could contribute to EU values and economic growth.
27 September 2019
Essen / Germany
We are honoured to announce that our European initiative has been nominated for the 14th edition of the “European Cultural Brand Awards” in the category European Cultural Investor of the year 2019.
The Award Ceremony will take place during the Gala evening of the “Night of Cultural Brands” on November 7th, 2019 at the UNESCO World Heritage Zollverein in Essen in Germany in the presence of Michelle Müntefering, Minister of State for International Cultural Affairs at the Federal Foreign Office.