Slovenia’s national selection for representation at Eurovision 2018 ends with singer and songwriter Lea Sirk’s win over a lineup of Slovenia’s best talent. Lea’s song, “Hvala, ne!”was chosen by a 50/50 split of jury and public votes.
This week the city of Buñol in Spain turns completely red with the annual La Tomatina Festival. The world’s biggest tomato fight this year starts August 27th.
Beginning today and lasting through Sunday, the Sziget Festival – Island of Freedom kicks off with a stellar lineup of entertainers. Hundreds of thousands will invade Budapest for one of the biggest party/cultural celebrations on Earth.
Beginning in September, the progress of work on the Universal Exposition will be available on web pages and social channels of Expo 2015 and Telecom Italia, via videos projected, filmed by drones over the area hosting the Event.
Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos – with locations from Bali andSan Diego to Singapore and Macau – celebrated the highly anticipated Grand Opening of its first European property, Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza, in Spain on June 13, 2014. Hard Rock inaugurated the contemporary property with an unrivaled celebration featuring the brand’s signature Guitar Smash and performance by three-time Grammy award winner, Nile Rodgers, and Chic.
Eurovision Song Contest variant 2014 was won by Austria and Conchita Wurst last night in Copenhagen. ‘Rise Like a Phoenix’, the more than somewhat controversial offering, grabbed the most points to take the prized title. Netherlands came in second behind Austria in the latter’s first win since 1966.
oming to Sarajevo June 6th through 9th, a monumental event, 2014: 100 years after World War I at the Bosanski kulturni centar Sarajevo.
Europe offers us all a lesson in both the old and the new, combining ancient monuments and medieval architecture with modern business savvy and high technology in a way that makes every visit to that continent one that is compelling and rewarding in a way that is unrivaled by any other place on Earth.
This Saturday the Festival of Europe begins in Brussels and Luxembourg and to commemorate the fest the European Parliament and other EU institutions will be open to the public. For those interested in witnessing how the Parliament works, this is a unique opportunity for a hands-on experience.
For visitors to Bratislava an exhibition now showing at BIBIANA, International House of Art for Children offers a playful take on food and eating. S JEDLOM SA (NE)HRÁME is an unusual conduit to telling kids about cooking, dining history, and traditions that actually help humans maintain a healthy body. Rudding through May 9th, the event is but one in the wonderful venue dedicated to children.
Coming up in Budapest, the first dotcomhotel Hospitality E-Commerce & Revenue Management Conference for 2013 is all set to feature some of hospitality’s most knowledgeable experts. The conference, slated to cover important industry topics such as; the future of hotel meta search, brand reputation marketing in hospitality, and especially mobile applications for hotels, runs May 30-31 at the Continental Hotel Budapest.
In 44 days the very first Sofia INTRO!FESTIVAL kicks off May 10 to May 12. To begin the Bulgarian season of entertainment, music, and fun this year, organizers have put on this new music fest at the Sofia Airport, with a big focus on bands.