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Dubrovnik UNESCO World Heritage Site

Dubrovnik, a city full of Culture The 'Pearl of the Adriatic', situated on the Dalmatian coast, became an important Mediterranean sea power from the 13th century onwards.  Although severely damaged by an earthquake in 1667, Dubrovnik managed to preserve its beautiful Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque churches, monasteries, palaces and fountains. Damaged again in the 1990s by armed conflict, it is ...
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Maailma Kylässä World Village Festival 2015

Maailma Kylässä World Village Festival will again bring a wide variety of world cultures to Helsinki. Performers at the festival include UMO – Helsinki – Cotonou, Sahrawi singer Aziza Brahim and author Nnimmo Bassey. The festival will be held 23–24 May 2015. The main theme for this year's festival is development, and the regional focus is on Africa and the ...
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ArtHelsinki 2015 Finland Art Fair

ArtHelsinki 2015 is a unique event where can be found new talents' art works such as art works of well-known artists from all fields of modern art. Modern art ArtHelsinki 2015 includes paintings, graphics, sculptures, photography, jewellery, video and new media art. In 2014, ArtHelsinki also included graffiti art, performance art combining body painting and opera. In the meantime, Messukeskus ...
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Marlene Dumas, most expensive artist in the world

Marlene Dumas Marlene Dumas is a South African artist, mainly known for the portraits she made. She is 61 and living in the Netherlands. She finds her inspiration in the media and sells her artworks up to six million dollars. Her artworks are recognizable thanks to their political content and strong message. She doesn’t hesistate to provoke on contemporary themes. ...