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Best of the rest

BEST OF THE REST CASA ITALIA Home from Rome Casa Italia will be situated at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre just off Parliament Square…

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Ciné Lumière reopens

Following a major refurbishment, the Ciné Lumière at the Institut Français has reopened. Icon of the French silver screen, Catherine Deneuve, was there to unveil…

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Zaha Hadid unveils Freedom Square

Zaha Hadid likes to push boundaries. But the task of uniting a divided city is one of the greatest challenges yet for the world-renowned Iraqi-born…

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Cultural collaborators

On the eve of European Literature Night, EUNIC President Tereza Porybna tells Embassy magazine how this global cultural network promotes European culture in the UK…

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Take a walk on the wild side at Estonia’s new embassy

Forests, marshes, moss-like rugs and even wild bird song in the bathrooms delighted guests at the opening of the new Estonian Embassy. Ambassador Lauri Bambus…

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Ship shape

Self-taught marine artist, adventurer and wife of the Danish Ambassador Susanne Fournais exhibited evocative paintings of ships at the Osborne Studio Gallery.

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Colombia’s peace exhibition wins Fashion Week showcase

An installation inspired by Colombia’s peace process scooped this year’s International Fashion Showcase (IFS) and a Colombian also walked away with the Best Designer award….

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Demystifying diplomacy

Australia’s High Commissioner to London Sir Alexander Downer welcomes a book that brings diplomacy’s image into the 21st century – and it’s a good stocking…

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New cultural attaché club sets sail

London’s Cultural Attaché Network (CAN) was launched in fine weather with its first field trip to the Royal Museums Greenwich. Knowledgeable and entertaining experts gave…

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