The First Art Newspaper on the Net Established in 1996 United States Saturday, November 1, 2014


Liverpool Takes Culture Plans to Brussels
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM.-The Liverpool Culture Company is taking its plans for 2008 to the heart of Europe. On Wednesday, culture and city council chiefs will host a high-profile reception in Brussels to launch its Business Plan in front of an influential European audience. The Liverpool Culture Company's artistic director, Robyn Archer will outline the city's ambitions for a stunning Capital of Culture year to MEPs and top European Commission officials. The TV celebrity chef, and Deputy Chairman of the Liverpool Culture Company, Loyd Grossman, will be hosting the event.

Councillor Mike Storey, Leader of Liverpool City Council, said: "Liverpool was awarded Capital of Culture by the European Union, so it's only fitting that we keep Brussels informed of the great things we have planned for 2008.

"This event will be an opportunity to raise Liverpool's profile on the continent, and showcase our plans to give Europe the best-ever Capital of Culture year."

The 400 guests will be treated to a taste of Liverpool's outstanding cultural talent, with a performance by musical ensemble, Tarang, who will play a selection of north and south Indian music. Tarang is part of Milap Festival trust, which was launched in the city ten years ago as a music festival and has since developed into a regional and national force in South Asian arts.

The Business Plan details how a massive £95m is to be spent on the 2008 celebrations - one of the biggest amounts ever spent by a Capital of Culture city. More than 90 per cent of the funding needed has already been secured, including a major contribution from private companies. The budget allocates £26m for investment in stunning art and cultural venues in the city, while £12m is to be spent on promoting Liverpool as a premier European city to a national and international audience.

Chairman of the Liverpool Culture Company, Professor Drummond Bone, said: "Our Business Plan sets out how we will deliver Liverpool's cultural plans up to and beyond 2008. We are taking our vision to Europe for the first time since winning the Capital of Culture title. There is an economic miracle taking place in Liverpool, with millions of pounds being invested in new jobs, industries and in arts and culture.

"Capital of Culture is helping transform the city into a dynamic and modern European city, which will have an incredible impact on the prosperity of Liverpool for years to come."





Today's News

November 24, 2005

The Work of Contemporary Artist Kiki Smith at SFMOMA

The House of Spiritual Retreat by Emilio Ambasz

Péquignot and Girodet: Artists and Friends

Photography Auction at Villa Grisebach

Hélio Oiticica / Neville D'Almeida at Malba

Chihuly at Fairchild: A Garden of Glass

Student Wins GBP10,000 National Award for Study

Liverpool Takes Culture Plans to Brussels

LMDC Announces Allocation Process

Bound for GLory" Exhibition Extended to Jan. 21

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Image of a Christ without a beard, short hair and wearing a toga unearthed in Spain

2.- Giant mosaic unearthed in mysterious tomb in Amphipolis in northern Macedonia

3.- Bonhams sale of 18th century French decorative arts to benefit Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

4.- Paris flustered by erection of 'sex-toy' sculpture; Paul McCarthy slapped by a passer-by

5.- High art or vile pornography? Marquis de Sade explored in Orsay museum exhibition

6.- 'Cubism: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection' opens at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

7.- Greek culture minister says Elgin Marbles return a matter of 'global heritage'

8.- Vandals deflate Paris 'sex-toy' sculpture by American artist Paul McCarthy after outrage

9.- Exhibition at National Gallery in London explores Rembrandt's final years of painting

10.- 'Hans Memling: A Flemish Renaissance' opens at the Scuderie del Quirinale in Rome

Related Stories



Important Judaica and Israeli & international art bring a combined $7.9 million at Sotheby's New York

Tunisia to auction ousted despot's treasures

Andy Warhol's Mao portraits excluded from the Beijing and Shanghai shows next year

China criticises French Qing dynasty seal auction

Christie's announces auction marking the first half century of the popular and luxurious interiors shop Guinevere

Nine new exhibits debut at San Diego International Airport

Rembrandt masterpiece "Portrait of Catrina Hooghsaet" back on display at National Museum Cardiff

Amber: 40-million-year-old fossilised tree resin is Baltic gold

Egyptian artist Iman Issa wins the Ist FHN Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona Award

The main chapel of the Basilica of Santa Croce open for visits after five year restoration



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez - Marketing: Carla Gutiérrez
Special Contributor: Liz Gangemi - Special Advisor: Carlos Amador
Contributing Editor: Carolina Farias

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org theavemaria.org juncodelavega.org facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site