EU in Schools – spring activities

The election to the European Parliament is approaching rapidly! In light of the upcoming election, we at Europe Direct Stockholm have taken the opportunity to increase our school visits during this spring.  We have conducted several school visits where we engaged with high school classes to both hold lectures on the EU and the European elections, and to organise interactive workshops. We visited Kungstensgymnasiet twice and Vallentuna Gymnasium once. The primary goal of these visits was to inform first-time voters [...]

May 22nd, 2024|

Thoughts on art as a commodity – An E-ART article

As the E-ART project seeks to promote sustainability and sustainable artistic practices, we must think about why a work of art exists and how it moves through a market-based economic system. A commodity is an object that you can uscultural and cognitive process must take place – commoditization. As an example, commoditization in a society is said to expand when more and more different types of objects are made exchangeable. Many working artists are dependent on their creations having a [...]

May 21st, 2024|

Focus on Cultural Issues Ahead of the EU Elections

The upcoming EU election on June 9, 2024, is rapidly approaching. Building on the #CulturalDealEU initiative, Europe Direct Stockholm, in collaboration with Intercult, will host a seminar focusing on the role of culture in European cooperation. The seminar will take place alongside the celebration of Europe Day on May 7, 2024, at Kulturhuset in Stockholm. In light of the seminar, we will explore what the EU is currently doing for the culture and how culture is being discussed in relation [...]

May 3rd, 2024|

Celebrate Europe Day with Europe Direct Stockholm and Intercult!

Join us at Kulturhuset and Upplev Europa on May 7th! Europe Direct Stockholm will participate in the celebration of Europe Day, happening this year at Kulturhuset and Upplev Europa in Stockholm. Due to the date coinciding with Ascension Day, the celebration will take place on May 7th instead of May 9th this year, which is the actual date of Europe Day. Europe Direct Stockholm will be part of the information square and will have an exhibition table alongside our colleagues [...]

April 30th, 2024|

Discover the Ankoku Performance Language with Tana Maneva!

We are thrilled to invite you to an engaging Digital Coffee Talk hosted by Intercult, within the Theatre in Palm project, to listen to the performance artist Tana Maneva presenting her method "Ankoku Performance Language", how it liberates and unleash creativity and stage freedom. Tana will share her experience in working with her Laboratory-team at Teater Giljotin. c Event Details: Date: May 14, 2024 Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM (CET) Platform: Zoom Language: English  c About the artist: Tana Maneva is a performance [...]

April 29th, 2024|

Theatre Movement – Nattiné with Daisies Varieté at Konträr

As a part of the project Theatre In Palm and in collaboration with Konträr, Intercult presents the third Theatre Movement of the spring 2024: Nattiné with Daisies Varieté during Kulturnatt Stockholm on the 20th of April. Daisies Varieté's Archive The Museum combines entertainment, engagement and the timeless allure of daisies. - You will have 'the time of your life'! Within Konträr’s new concept – Nattiné, we let an artwork that is described as challenging meet the audience in an intimate way. [...]

April 5th, 2024|

The upcoming EU Elections 2024: Your Essential Guide!

What do we know about the upcoming elections to the European Parliament? We from Europe Direct Stockholm have summarized the most important information. WHY SHOULD I VOTE? The European Parliament election is upon us and will take place between June 6th and 9th, 2024, in all EU member states. The election is a unique opportunity where EU citizens have the opportunity to choose which parliamentarians should be represented. However, despite the importance of the election, voter turnout is not as [...]

March 26th, 2024|

Open Call for local artists in Stockholm!

May to August 2024 Intercult, the lead partner of the European project Turning the Tide (TTT), invites local artists to apply for a digital residency in Stockholm.  Would you like to be part of our cross-border initiative that addresses the climate crisis in waterfront cities through art? We welcome the artists who are committed to socially engaged art and are dedicated to social justice, environmental protection and coastal climate issues. The local residency will last for 3 months, allowing artists [...]

March 18th, 2024|
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