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8 things you should know about Chinese New Year  10h26 23 janvier
Aleksandra Strzelichowska
Eight facts to help you better understand the large annual festival of Chinese New Year, illustrated with cultural heritage objects from across Europe, reflecting the movement of Chinese people and culture acorss the world.
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Eero Järnefelt, painter of Finnish nature  08h00 21 janvier
Europeana
Finnish painter Eero Järnefelt was inspired by nature. Over his artistic career of more than 60 years, many of paintings depict details of nature and weather in particular in Finland.
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Laments and longing: folk music and emigration  08h00 14 janvier
Europeana
Migration and music are intrinsically linked, mirroring the movement of people from place to place and country to country. This blog looks at how folk music has reflected migration, introducing examples from Ireland, Greece and Portugal.
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Transform audiovisual cultural heritage and enter the 2020 Mashup Film Festival  13h46 10 janvier
Aleksandra Strzelichowska
Combine and transform audiovisual cultural heritage material available online to create new mashup films for The Mashup Film Festival.
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True crime: policing and punishment in Belle Époque France  08h00 09 janvier
Europeana
From crimes of passion and criminal gangs, explore these true crime stories about trials and criminals in early 20th century France
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Take a city trip to Galway and Rijeka, European Capitals of Culture 2020  08h00 07 janvier
Europeana
Galway, in Ireland, and Rijeka, in Croatia, are the European Capitals of Culture for 2020. Let’s take a tour of both cities illustrated with digitised cultural heritage collections from around Europe and discover some interesting connections.
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Louis Braille and the braille alphabet  08h00 02 janvier
Europeana
Developed in the 19th century by Louis Braille, braille is a writing system used by people with visual impairments. This blog explores a number of objects relating to braille found in museums, libraries and archives’ collections across Europe.
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A Christmas swim: the Copa Nadal race in Barcelona  08h00 01 janvier
Europeana
The Copa Nadal (Christmas Cup) is a Christmas Day swimming competition in which swimmers race 200 metres in the Old Port of Barcelona.
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Remembering the Romanian Revolution  08h00 21 décembre
Europeana
The Romanian Revolution, in December 1989, violently brought an end of 42 years of Communist rule in Romania. In this blog, Cristina Roiu of The Romanian Academy Library remembers the Romanian revolution through experiences and memories shared at a number of Europeana collection days held in...
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Colouring Europe at Work: download our industrial heritage colouring book  09h37 19 décembre
Aleksandra Strzelichowska
Download our Europe at Work industrial heritage colour book to discover paintings, illustrations and posters depicting different industries and giving a glimpse of the working lives in the times since the Industrial Revolution.