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28.04.2018

Shanghai Spring International Music Festival

In Spring 2018, Shanghai will host the Shanghai Spring International Music Festival (SSIMF) supported by the Ministry of Culture of China and organized by the Shanghai Administration of Radio, Film and Television, Shanghai Association of Literature and Art, Shanghai Media & Entertainment Group, jointly with the European Foundation for Support of Culture. SSIMF has a […]

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06.05.2018

Classic Winds

The European Foundation for Support of Culture together with the Hamburg Conservatoire will hold the Classic Winds festival and competition for wind instrumentalists, and more specifically, saxophonists and clarinettists. The opening of the festival in which world-renowned musicians, jury members and invited world stars of classical music will participate, will take place on May 6 […]

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10.05.2018

Classic Strings International Festival and Competition

From May 10 to May 17, the European Foundation for Support of Culture presents the Classic Strings International Festival and Competition for violinists and violists to be held for the first time in Riga, capital of Latvia. Riga is a European city with long and rich cultural traditions and is on the list of UNESCO […]

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19.05.2018

European Tour of the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra

From May 19 to May 31, the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra (MPO) will be on a tour in Europe as part of celebratory activities connected with its 50th anniversary and highlighting the status of Valletta as the European capital of culture for 2018. Concerts will be held in Germany, Austria and Malta. The project is initiated […]

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20.05.2018

Astor Piazzolla Days in Italy

In May, the European Foundation for Support of Culture together with the Marrucino Theatre (Italy) and Association ArtEnsemble will hold Piazzolla Days in Italy, as part of which a concert series will be presented in the Marrucino Theatre along with saxophone master classes. Works of the most famous Argentinean composers will be presented to the […]

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24.05.2018

Rachmaninoff Festival in Malta

2018 is the year of the 145th birth anniversary of world renowned Russian composer Sergei Rachmaninoff. To mark this occasion, the European Foundation for Support of Culture is organizing, in Malta, the Rachmaninoff Festival which will be held in the concert hall of the Russian Centre for Science and Culture. The intention of the Festival […]

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25.05.2018

VIP Music Salon

The Music Salon is a special meeting place for VIPs intended to facilitate discussion on new works of literature, music, painting, art, news of politics and fashion, and to uphold the continual process of creative and spiritual development of its members. It is the limited audience environment of the salon as a social and cultural […]

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02.06.2018

Premiere of the Crystal Palace ballet in Armenia

On 2 nd and 3rd June 2018 there will be an Armenian premiere performance of the new Crystal Palace ballet at the National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet in Yerevan, Armenia. The European Foundation for Support of Culture initiated and organized the first premiere of the ballet, which was held on the 21st of […]

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07.06.2018

Italian music festival in Chieti

In June 2018, the European Foundation for Support of Culture, together with the ArtEnsemble(Italy), organizes the Italian Music Festival in Chieti, Italy. The festival will include a piano competition and a series of concerts in the Marrucino theatre. The opening concert will take place on the 6th of June on the main stage of the […]

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23.06.2018

Tour of the St. Petersburg State Capella Symphony Orchestra in Malta

In June, the European Foundation for Support of Culture will organize a tour of the Symphony Orchestra of the St. Petersburg State Capella in Malta; it will take place in celebration of the Day of Russia under the auspices of the Russian Embassy and with support from the Russian Centre of Science and Culture. The […]

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23.06.2018

330th Anniversary of Balalaika

On 23rd June the world celebrates the anniversary since the first documented mention of the Russian folk three-stringed musical instrument Balalaika. In connection with this landmark event, the European Foundation for Support of Culture will host the “330th Anniversary of Balalaika” in Malta. In translation from ancient languages, a Balalaika is a “conversation of a […]

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24.06.2018

Days of European classical music in St. Petersburg

Classical music is paramount in the world’s music culture. Its distinctive quality is a combination of deep emotional experience and richness of artistic devices. At all times in history music absorbed national styles, for which reason music by composers from different countries are always different and have their own unique style. The European Foundation for […]

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28.06.2018

Folklore Festival in Malta

In summer 2018, Malta will host the International Folklore Festival “Folk Motives”, the main goal of which is the support of creative groups and performing artists who preserve and popularize folk culture. The festival is organized by the European Foundation for Support of Culture. The programme also includes a performance based on compositions of one […]

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29.06.2018

Days of Maltese music in Russia

In 2018 Valletta received the title of the European Capital of Culture. In this regard, the European Foundation for Support of Culture will organize a big project – “Days of Maltese Music in Russia” – that will take place in the period from June until December in the best concert halls of Moscow, St. Petersburg, […]

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01.07.2018

Jubilee evening of Franz Schubert

In 2018 it will be 190 years since the death of the great Austrian composer Franz Schubert. The European Foundation for Support of Culture together with the ArtEnsemble (Italy) will organize an evening in memory of the renowned composer. The event will take place with the support of the Marrucino Theatre in Chieti. Franz Peter […]

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02.07.2018

International Music Festival in Armenia

Between 2nd and 8th July, the European Foundation for Support of Culture together with the Armenian State Symphony Orchestra under the patronage of the First Lady of Armenia will hold the International Music Festival in Yerevan, Armenia. Yerevan is one of the oldest cities of the world; this year the capital of Armenia will celebrate […]

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04.07.2018

Concert in honour of the 110th Birthday of David Oistrakh

The 30th of September will be the 110th Birthday of the outstanding Soviet violinist, conductor and teacher David Oistrakh. In honour of this remarkable event the European Foundation for Support of Culture, together with the European Centre of Culture and Arts (Germany), organizes a celebration concert that will take place in Germany. David Oistrakh is […]

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09.07.2018

Roma Festival “In Musica”

The European Foundation for Support of Culture presents the Italian festival of classical music “In Musica”, which will be held in Rome from 9th till 16th of July 2018. Rome is a unique historical place where throughout the centuries all types of world art have encountered each other and mixed together, thus creating a unique […]

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16.07.2018

Shanghai International Piano Festival and Institute

From 16 to 21 of July the European Foundation for Support of Culture in cooperation with the Shanghai Musician Association and with participation of the Professional Pianist’s Society, Steinway & Sons and Shanghai Foreign Experts will present the Shanghai International Piano Festival and Institute that will take place in Shanghai for the fifth time. Shanghai […]

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04.08.2018

International Ballet Malta

In August, the Brigitte Gauci Borda School of Dance, together with the European Foundation for Support of Culture, is organising International Ballet Malta 2018, the programme of which will include master classes and ballet performances. The main goal of the project is to attract the world dance community to Malta and create a unique platform […]

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05.08.2018

Malta Piano Summer School

Summer in Malta is the season for spending time at the beach and there is a large influx of tourists. Here everyone will find something to their liking: impeccable beaches, diverse forms of entertainment, history, excellent sites for diving, and the top-ranking language schools of Europe. Summer is the time when Malta welcomes divers who […]

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11.08.2018

Shanghai International Young Artist Piano Festival and Competition 2018

From 11 to 15 August, the European Foundation for Support of Culture, together with the China Economy Exchange Association, is organising the Shanghai International Young Artists Piano Festival and Competition 2018. The festival events will include a piano competition and a series of concerts with participation of classical music stars, such as the winner of […]

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18.08.2018

35th international singing festival named after Maria Caniglia

In December, Sulmona in Italy will host the 35th anniversary International Singing Festival named after Maria Caniglia for Young Singers. The event is organised by the European Foundation for Support of Culture with participation of the Abruzzo Regional Administration, Sulmona commune, the Chamber of Commerce of Abruzzo, Carispaq Foundation, and Cooperativo Pratola Peligna bank. Maria […]

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16.09.2018

Berliner Festwoche

The European Foundation for Support of Culture, together with the European Center of Culture and Arts, is organising the Berliner Festwoche music festival and piano competition, which will be held in Berlin, Germany, from 12 to 16 September. The diversity of cultural events in Berlin is beyond imagination. This city is not only an incubator […]

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02.10.2018

Puccini Festival in Kazakhstan

In the autumn of 2018, the European Foundation for Support of Culture will hold a festival dedicated to the 160 th anniversary of the birth of the Italian composer Giacomo Puccini in Astana, Kazakhstan. Giacomo Puccini was one of the leading composers of the verismo style in music. Some researchers call him the greatest composer […]

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07.10.2018

5th Anniversary concert of Grandparents Malta Foundation

The European Foundation for Support of Culture is organising the first celebration of the Grandparents Malta Foundation’s anniversary in the history of Malta, which will take place in October 2018. The Grandparents Malta Foundation, locally referred to as Fondazzjoni Nanniet Malta, is a community for grandparents, the purpose of which is enhancement and strengthening of […]

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10.10.2018

Malta International Piano Festival

In October 2018 the European Foundation for Support of Culture will hold the annual Malta International Piano Festival. Traditionally, the festival is organised together with the Mediterranean Conference Centre and the Malta Tourism Authority. The festival programme will consist of concerts by highly-acclaimed classical music celebrities, a piano competition for young pianists, and master classes […]

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30.10.2018

Classic on Danube

From 30 October till 4 November the European Foundation for Support of Culture will hold the international music festival ‘Classic on Danube’ in the capital of Austria – Vienna. Vienna has a reputation for its music traditions. More world-famous composers have lived here than in any other city: Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, great composers and conductors […]

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01.11.2018

Crescendo International Music Festival (CIMF)

From November 2018 till February 2019, the world-class concert halls of the states of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, California, as well as Canada, South Korea, Austria and Russia, will host the annual festival-competition for young musicians “Crescendo International Music Festival” with participation of the European Foundation for Support of Culture and the St. […]

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03.11.2018

Eurasian Music Games in Kazakhstan

In November 2018, the European Foundation for Support of Culture, together with the Kazakh National University of Arts, will hold the Eurasian Music Games in Astana – the capital, with a reputation that has transcended national borders and made it a deserving participant of the Capitals’ Club of the modern world. The Music Games programme […]

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10.11.2018

Anniversary of the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry

In 2018, the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry will mark its 50 th Anniversary. In this context, the European Foundation for Support of Culture is organising an anniversary concert to celebrate this remarkable event. The Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry is the main independent organisation representing the business sector in Malta. […]

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12.11.2018

New Names Malta

The European Foundation for Support of Culture will hold the New Names Malta Festival – comprising of a series of concerts by Malta’s young stars and also young talented musicians from other nations. The New Names Malta – National Music Programme was established in 2015 under the patronage of the President of Malta H.E. Ms […]

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15.11.2018

Astra Theatre Anniversary

In 2018 the Astra Theatre in Gozo, the second-largest island of the Maltese archipelago, will celebrate the 50 th Anniversary of its foundation. In this regard, the Arts Council Malta, with support of the Bank of Valletta and the European Foundation for Support of Culture, will hold a classical music concert dedicated to this remarkable […]

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24.11.2018

Krimeriata Festival

The year 2018 will mark 45 years since the beginning of the teaching career of the world-renowned pianist Oleg Krimer. To celebrate this anniversary, the European Foundation for Support of Culture, together with the European Centre of Culture and Arts (Germany), will host the Krimeriada Festival. Oleg Krimer is a laureate of national and international […]

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27.11.2018

Tour of the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra in the USA

In December 2018, the European Foundation for Support of Culture is organising a tour of the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra in the United States dedicated to the 50 th anniversary of the orchestra. The Malta Philharmonic Orchestra will perform under the baton of Sergey Smbatyan, merited artist of Armenia, with a series of concerts on the […]

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05.12.2018

Tour of the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra in Russia

The European Foundation for Support of Culture is organising a tour of the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra in Russia to mark the 50 th anniversary of the orchestra and the fact that the town of Valletta has been awarded the title of the European Capital of Culture 2018. The concerts will take place at the Great […]

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10.12.2018

Moscow Piano Open International Festival

In autumn 2018, the European Foundation for Support of Culture, together with the Gnessin State Musical College and the Association for Support of Cultural Initiatives, will hold the Moscow Piano Open International Festival in the capital of Russia Moscow, established in 1147, is today one of the world’s capitals of culture. The most popular sights […]

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12.12.2018

Days of Great Britain in Kazakhstan

In winter 2018, the European Foundation for Support of Culture, together with the Kazakh Concert Association and with the support of the British Embassy in Kazakhstan, will hold Days of Great Britain in the modern capital of Kazakhstan – Astana. The programme of the Days of Great Britain will include concerts by highly- acclaimed classical […]

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20.12.2018

Malta Strings Academy

In December in Valletta, the European Capital of Culture 2018, the European Foundation for Support of Culture, together with the Malta Philharmonic Academy, is organising the Malta Strings Academy for young talented musicians. The winter programme of the Strings Academy will include master classes of renowned violinists and cellists, professors of the leading music schools […]

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22.12.2018

Dance Showcase marathon

Dance is one of the most popular and widely practiced art forms in Malta, especially among young people. The European Foundation for Support of Culture, together with the National Company of Contemporary Dance and the Mediterranean Conference Centre, is planning a dance marathon with participation of Maltese dance ensembles representing a rich diversity of styles […]

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25.12.2018

Christmas festival

On the 25th of December, Catholics and other Christian denominations across the whole world celebrate Christmas. Right before this magic holiday the European Foundation for Support of Culture will hold the Malta Christmas Festival. Christmas is a great and long-awaited holiday among Christians of the whole world. Fairy tales, music, and the idea of waiting […]

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