Posts Tagged ‘festival’

When cinema comes home

When cinema comes home

It was in the town of Lyon, France, where the Lumiere brothers invented film-making towards the end of the 19th century, so it is perhaps surprising that the film festival which bears their name is only in its 5th year. (more…)

Conceptual arts festival puts Hobart on the map

Conceptual arts festival puts Hobart on the map

Tasmania’s largest and most avant-garde museum is releasing tickets to its highly anticipated music festival, Mona Foma, on Wednesday.

Situated in suburban Hobart, the privately-funded Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) showcases the personal collection of its curator and well-known entrepreneur local, David Walsh. (more…)

Liberatum festival comes to Russia

Liberatum festival comes to Russia

A host of award-winning authors and fashion designers will be arriving in St Petersburg this November, to attend the upcoming St PetersBall festival in association with Corinthia Hotels. (more…)

Istanbul celebrates culture with free arts festival

Istanbul celebrates culture with free arts festival

Some of the world’s most talented writers, artists, designers, actors and film makers will be packing their bags and heading to Istanbul next week, as the Turkish capital prepares to celebrate the city’s award-winning culture with a free arts festival. (more…)

Let’s go to the movies!

Let’s go to the movies!

For many a film critic, buff or fan there is only one place to find the best international, classic and cutting-edge independent cinema this autumn: the New York Film Festival, which opens its doors 24 September and runs until 10 October. (more…)

Move like you come from Colombia

Move like you come from Colombia

The South American country that brought you hip-shaking Shakira has festivals for all and sundry.

Let no man say that Colombians don’t know how to party. For the people for whom fiesta is so innate that by the age of three, they could dance a Strictly competitor under the table, the art of celebration comes just as naturally as downing a shot of aguardiente (the national liquor with the literal translation of ‘fire water’). (more…)

A dramatic pop-up at London’s Design Festival

A dramatic pop-up at London’s Design Festival

A festival wouldn’t be complete this year without a pop-up cafe or restaurant. So, for the design-conscious, there will be only one place to go during London’s Design Festival this autumn: the pop-up cafe at Tent, located in the Truman Brewery. (more…)

Food Festival in San Francisco

Food Festival in San Francisco

If you’re in San Francisco this weekend make sure you head to the San Francisco Street Food Festival – the event that brings together the city’s micro-entrepreneurs and renowned chefs to celebrate local and international food. (more…)

Grill celebrity chefs at the UK’s first cooking festival

Grill celebrity chefs at the UK’s first cooking festival

Budding gourmands will have the chance to grill some of the UK’s most renowned celebrity chefs for their tricks of the trade as they host as series of live demos at the Love Cooking Festival later this year. (more…)

New York gets ready for the Tribeca Film Festival

New York gets ready for the Tribeca Film Festival

The Tribeca Film Festival is set to light up the streets of lower Manhattan when it commences for the ninth time this month, showcasing the very best new feature films, documentaries and short narratives the industry has to offer. (more…)

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