Dublin News

Screen cinema in Dublin closes

Cult cinema closes due to falling ticket sales. Dublin’s Screen Cinema, located opposite Trinity College on the corner of Townsend Street and Hawkins Street, closed down on 29 February after more t...
Brussels News

Roller bike parades in Brussels

The third parade of the season for roller skaters takes place in Brussels on 20 June and from then on every subsequent Friday until 26 September. The participants gather at Palace Poelaert at 21.00...
Vienna News

Vienna Pride in Vienna in June

Vienna Pride comes to Vienna again on 11-16 June.  The Pride village on Heldenplatz near the Ringstrasse boulevard will be the usual mix of culture, entertainment, food and information. The Ra...
Dublin News

New music festival for Dublin

A new open-air festival titled Longitude is scheduled to take place at Marlay Park in Rathfarnham in south Co. Dublin on the weekend of 19-21 July. The three-day festival will be headlined by vete...
Brussels News

Christmas in Brussels

The city of Brussels is to install a contemporary Christmas tree at the Grand-Place this year starting 28 November. The electronic tree, called Xmas 3, is 24-m high and made of steel. People will b...
Madrid News

Madrid wins Eurovegas deal

Europe’s biggest gambling complex will be built outside Madrid over the next decade. Gambling magnate Sheldon Adelson of Las Vegas Sands, who has chosen Madrid rather than Barcelona, h...
Brussels News

Brussels beer festival

The annual Brussels beer festival returns to the capital from 31 August to 2 September. Large, medium and the small specialist brewers will be bidding for custom in the centre of the city during the t...
Dublin News

Tall ships come to Dublin

The Tall Ships Race arrives in Dublin on 23 August and motorists have been advised to avoid the city centre for the duration of the four day-celebration. The event is expected to entice up to a millio...
Vienna News

Vienna's summer music

Vienna is screening classical and pop concerts in the Rathausplatz until 2 September. There will be 47 free events, including productions of the Vienna State Opera and some ballet galas. The vas...
Madrid News

Madrid’s summer of festivals

The popular Madrid arts festival, Veranos de la Villa, livens up the city until the beginning of September. It provides a mix of popular and classical music, dance, cinema and operetta. It includes...
Brussels News

Brussels Balloon Parade needs volunteers

The annual parade of comic book and cartoon characters takes place in Brussels on 8 Sept. The parade of huge balloons, inspired by a similar one in New York, starts from Palace des Palais and ends...
Brussels News

Brussels Beach opens

Brussels Beach opens 6 July-12 August along the Canal of Brussels, with culture, sports, activities for children and music. There are canal trips and a night-time programme. Free WiFi connections are...
Copenhagen News

Copenhagen’s Distortion festival faces clean-up costs

Wristbands are on sale to help pay the costs of cleaning up after the free street parties that have made Copenhagen
Barcelona News

Barcelona mid-winter festivals

La Laia mid-winter festival starts on the weekend of 10 February with the launch of its new Llum-BCN light festival together with the usual more traditional activities for families and children. This...
Dublin News

Dublin’s Light House cinema reopens

The Light House cinema in Dublin, which closed last April, has reopened under new management. Located in the north-west inner-city district of Smithfield, best known for its ancient horse fair, the a...
Dublin News

Bollywood comes to Dublin

Filming has begun on Ek the Tiger, the first Bollywood blockbuster movie to be made in Ireland. The Hindi-language romantic thriller is set in Dublin and centres around a man sent to the Irish capital...
Jersey News

Jersey, Channel Islands, gets electronic lottery

Jersey will be the first country in Europe to run a scratchcard-style lottery using electronic machines in shops. The electronic instant tickets (EIT) allow players to pay, select and scratch off the...
Brussels News

Brussels outdoor cinema cancelled

The annual summer outdoor cinema in Brussels Cinquantenaire park has been cancelled after organizers failed to secure sponsorship. The Drive-in cinema event, where the public were able to watch fi...