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Video: Europeana 2011 Highlights

As we settle into 2012 and look ahead to the coming year, we would like you to take a moment and look back at 2011 with our short annual highlights video. 2011 was a busy year for Europeana filled with many new and exciting achievements, unfortunately it is impossible to include them all in this […]

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Italian Composer Vincenzo Bellini

“I hope to stamp my name on this epoch.” Vincenzo Bellini (1801-1835) And he certainly did! Not only in the 19th century, when Vincenzo Bellini became one of the greatest Italian composers, but also in the 20th century, when his music gained life again through the voices of the incredible sopranos Rosa Ponselle and Maria […]

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Audiovisual Heritage: See, Hear and Learn

EUscreen, the project that will make Europe’s television heritage available on Europeana, has recently launched its portal. This was timed for the 5th anniversary of the World Day of Audiovisual Heritage celebrated yesterday, 27 October. With the rapid ageing of films, sound recordings and television material, these invaluable resources are frequently lost due to neglect, deterioration […]

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Pablo Picasso

Celebrating Pablo Picasso’s 130th birthday, we’ll take a look at the masterpieces from different periods in his work. Strongly adhering to his own principle that “to copy oneself is pathetic”, Picasso constantly experimented with styles, creating about 50,000 works that differed not only in style, but also type, technique and use of palette. If you […]

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Yves Montand, star of French cinema

Although Yves Montand is considered one of the stars of French cinema, he was born in Monsummano Terme, Italy, on 13 October 1921. That same year his family had to flee to France to escape from the fascist regime in Italy. They settled in Marseilles, where Montand discovered his passion for stage. In 1938, he […]

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German Unity Day

Today, Germany celebrates its Unity Day commemorating the day when East Germany and West Germany formally became a single republic. “Suddenly we had the opportunity not only to go to West Berlin or West Germany, to travel abroad, but above all, to state our opinion”, said the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, who is originally from […]

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Our first interactive video launched today

Today we launched our first interactive video – Europeana Remix.  Based on a short film that was produced as a result of a crowdsourcing project “The First World War in everyday documents“, the video now turns into a new enriching experience. Empowered with latest video technology and resources from Europeana and the web, the interactive […]

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Highlights from Hack4Europe! Roadshow

Four amazing events in four great cities! See the highlights from the Hack4Europe! roadshow in June 2011. Enjoy the excitement, fun and cool apps. Hack4Europe! Road Show, 7-11 June 2011 from europeana on Vimeo.

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