Edinburgh International Festival has announced its 2017 programme full of theatre, opera, dance, contemporary and classical music, outdoor events, talks and more.
Arts Council England will be co-investing £1.4 million in international collaboration and exchange with Arts Council Korea. A total of 21 performing and visual arts projects in England and South Korea will receive awards from the fund.
Arts Council CEO Darren Henley will chair a discussion on the challenges of artificial intelligence and digital futures for artists and curators at Great Britain House for South By Southwest Festival on Monday 13 March 2017. It begins at 11am at the Cavern Room, Great Britain House and is hosted by Arts Council England and British Underground.
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New Adventures' award-winning tour of Asia
In summer 2016, Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures toured Sleeping Beauty to Seoul, Singapore, Beijing, Tokyo and Shanghai, reaching an audience of more than 70,000.
The Department for International Trade (DIT) is encouraging UK companies from tourist, cultural and leisure attractions, architecture, design, creative and media sectors to join them for the Experience Economy Mission to the UAE in Dubai on 26 to 29 March 2017.
Huge projects are being undertaken in the visitor attraction, entertainment and cultural sectors in the United Arab Emirates. The mission will provide access to these opportunities, help you build your business and connect with industry figures.
South by Southwest (SXSW) 2017 will showcase the best of UK creative industries and British music in Austin, Texas from 10–19 March 2017.
The 89th Academy Awards takes place on 26 February 2017, with British Oscar nominees including actors Naomie Harris, Dev Patel and Andrew Garfield, the special effects team for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and the director and producer for short documentary The White Helmets.
Watch the Film is GREAT video featuring footage from some of the nominees.
The list of British nominees include:
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) hosted the EE British Academy Film Awards on 12 February 2017 – their 70th annual awards ceremony – with big winners including Ken Loach's I, Daniel Blake, British actors Dev Patel and Tom Holland, and an honorary Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema award for Curzon.