Celebrations in Europe

Credits

This exhibition was created as part of the CEF-project Europeana Common Culture

Project partners

Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal (Portugal)
Central Institute for the Union Catalogue of Italian Libraries and Bibliographic Information (Italy)
Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture (Cyprus)
Cyprus University of Technology (Cyprus)
Consortium of Estonian Libraries Network (Estonia)
Deutsche Nationalbibliothek (Germany)
Europeana Foundation (Netherlands)
Flemish Government, Department for Culture, Youth & Media (Belgium)
KU Leuven (Belgium)
Martynas Mazvydas National Library of Lithuania (Lithuania)
Ministerio de Cultura y Deporte, (Spain)
National and University Library of Slovenia (Slovenia)
National Documentation Centre, Greece
National Heritage Institute (Romania)
National Library of Finland (Finland)
National Library of Latvia (Latvia)
National Library of Serbia (Serbia)
Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid (Netherlands)
Pencho Slaveykov Regional Library (Bulgaria)
Petőfi Literary Museum (Hungary)
PSNC (Federacja Bibliotek Cyfrowych) (Poland)
Riksantikvarieämbetet- Swedish National Heritage Board (Sweden)
Trinity College Dublin (Ireland)
UMA Information Technology (Austria)

Exhibition curators

Larissa Borck, Swedish National Heritage Board

Adrian Murphy, Europeana Foundation

Sofie Taes, KU Leuven

Editor

Beth Daley, Europeana Foundation

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Thanks to:

Karīna Bandere, Valentine Charles, Adina Ciocoiu, Beth Daley, Patrick Ehlert, Tina Enci, Sara di Giorgio, David Iglésias Franch, Susan Hazan, Dovilė Ivanovienė, Natalia Jeszke, Gina van der Linden, Serafia Kari, Elena Lagoudi, Jozefina Milanovski, Dominik Nostitz, Helena Patrício, Ad Pollé, Dáire Rooney, Aleksandra Strzelichowska, Dov Winer, Artūrs Žogla.

Further reading

Christmas

Gallery: O Christmas Tree

Chinese New Year

8 things you should know about Chinese New Year

Professional mourning in Finland

Finnish association dedicated to keep the practice of lamenting alive

J.M. WILCE, Crying Shame: Metaculture, Modernity, and the Exaggerated Death of Lament, John Wiley & Sons, 2009.

Śmigus-dyngus

C. MACKAY, Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds, London, 1841.

F. GAWELEK, Palma, jajko i śmigus w praktykach wielkanocnych ludu polskiego, in Lud : kwartalnik etnograficzny, 17, 1911, 1.

The burning of Morė

C. MACKAY, Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds, London, 1841.

Hanukkah

Hanukkah, Jewish Museum Berlin

Gioco del Ponte

Descrizione del Gioco del Ponte di Pisa. Sestine del Canonico --- per la venuta d'illustri personaggi, Antonio Del Rosso, Austrian National Library

Panigyria

Village fairs (panigyria), dance and social groups in the village of Faraklita, Kefalonia, Greece, Varvara Kosmatou, National Library of Serbia

Carnival

Carnival King of Europe explores carnival as a European cultural phenomenon. A collaborative project, supported by the Culture Programme of the European Union

Swedish traditions and celebrations

Nordiska museet: Årets dagar

Logo - Co-financed by the European Union