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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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Opéra national du Rhin
24 October 2019
Strasbourg / France
This year Opéra national du Rhin, in France and Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe, in Germany hosted the Opera Europa's autumn conference, where the representatives of opera houses, ballet companies and festivals from all over the world got together. On this occasion Fundraising Forum, a joint activity between Opera Europa and FEDORA, and FEDORA's General Assembly took place with the opening speech of Peter Spuhler, Director of Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe.
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06 February 2019
On February 12th, Edilia Gänz was appointed by the American magazine Forbes, as one of the 30 European talents under 30 of the year 2019 in the "Arts and Culture" category, a prestigious selection of the most promising young managers of the year in different cultural sectors.Read more
01 April 2019
Stockholm / Sweden
The Swedish Philanthropy Summit 2019 took place in Stockholm on April 1st, 2019.
Director of FEDORA Edilia Gänz was also invited as a panelist to discuss best practices of philanthropic cultural initiatives in Europe.