Those who have an interest in the scientific discipline of Ethiopian studies, encompassing its history, inquiries, and discoveries, cannot disregard the contributions of Hiob Ludolf, the Erfurt polymath of the Baroque period, whose 400th birth anniversary will be in 2024.
After the political change in Sri Lanka that enabled new possibilities for the development of civil society, it is meaningful to look at the work of media, especially that of television, and to give it new incentives.
Artists from 14 African countries meet in workshops and create a new (comic) world together! Discover new perspectives, learn more about African comic art in videos and follow the creation of new stories!
After three years of pandemic and post-pandemic restrictions, Gen Z have stormed the dancefloors in 2023 – sometimes for the first time. This new generation is developing its own rave culture, wildly mixing techniques, sounds and aesthetics from hip hop and electronic music. Thematically, escapism and nostalgia for a vaguely distant past have dominated the most diverse genres of pop cross-generationally.
In 2023 it seemed that many German ensembles seized the opportunity opened up by the classical crisis. New orchestras, new payment models, new experiments with virtual music. From the Bayreuther Festspiele to MaerzMusik: there have rarely been as many new beginnings as we are seeing right now.
German jazz is becoming more international. Languages and styles are intermingling, artist-run spaces are encouraging experimentation and musicians are defying the precarity of their situations – especially in the country’s capital.