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 …


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 …


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 …


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.


Weddings in Eastern Europe Exhibition Live

The virtual exhibition Weddings in Eastern Europe is now live on Europeana. You can listen to the Zanta Polka, watch a ‘bottle dance‘ and learn about local customs and ceremonies from Eastern Europe. So please, take a look and let us know …


Madonna turns 53

No, we are not talking about the Madonna, the mother of Jesus. This is about Madonna, the great singer, actress and enterpreneur… and yes, the mother of Lourdes, Rocco, David and Mercy.               Madonna …