Celebrating the first edition of World Opera Day

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25 October 2019

FEDORA's Activities

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

(from left to right) Jean-Yves Kaced (FEDORA), Edilia Gänz (FEDORA), Julia Lagahuzère (Opera for Peace), Nicholas Payne (Opera Europa), Jicheng Zhao (NCPA Beijing), Marc Scorca (OPERA America), Tobias Biancone (International Theatre Institute, Laurence Lamberger-Cohen (ROF), Marc Grandmontagne (Deutscher Bühnenverein), Christina Loewen (Opera.ca), Peter Spuhler (Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe), Audrey Jungers (Opera Europa), Ernesto Ottone (UNESCO), George Isaakyan (Association of Music Theatres Russia)

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FEDORA - General Assembly & Fundraising Forum (3)

FEDORA's Activities

Opéra national du Rhin

Fundraising Forum & General Assembly

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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Strasbourg

FEDORA's Activities

Register now for FEDORA's General Assembly and Fundraising Forum

11 September 2019

Strasbourg / France

Register now for FEDORA's General Assembly and upcoming Fundraising Forum, that will take place at Opéra National du Rhin in Strasbourg, France, on October 24th.

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EESC public hearing

FEDORA's Activities

EESC Public Hearing in Brussels

18 January 2019

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.

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