Carmel has some videos from Luxembourg up on her blog, so I have robbed them in case you missed them! I of course am in them and the second video as me attempting Irish Dancing while under the influence. It really gives you a taste of what we got up to and why it was so much fun!
Part one: Presenting Our Online Identities Offline
Part Two: Intercultural Night
These videos reminded me of all the fun I had and what I learned! Thanks Carmel!
Basis for EU Cultural action lies in Article 151 of the Maastricht treaty. Culture will be further protected under Lisbon as that will make the Charter of Fundamental Rights binding. Artcile 22 of the Charter states “The Union shall respect cultural, religious and linguistic diversity.”
EYID: Events at the EU level and in the memeber states.
Capitals of Culture: This year Liverpool (United Kingdom) and Stavanger (Norway) are European Capitals of Culture. Next year it is Linz (Austria) and Vilnius (Lithuania). it will be 2020 or 2021 before the Capital of Culture returns to Ireland.