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2013-04-09 08:20:39

LONDON, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Art, Architecture, Books, Design, Food, Fashion and New Media Victoria House, Bloomsbury, WC1B 4DA Tickets in advance (GBP5) from http://www.innlondon.org/event or on the door (GBP10) The first-ever INN London, held on 12-15 April at Bloomsbury's Victoria House over 22,000 square feet, will focus exclusively on Turkey's cultural and business...

2013-03-28 08:25:56

NEW YORK, March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Princess Grace Foundation-USA (PGF-USA) is proud to announce the second year of the Princess Grace JustFilms Documentary Awards, made possible by the Ford Foundation's JustFilms program. These grants are awarded to help support social justice documentary film projects: thesis projects by students or filmmakers' final projects at media arts centers. In this second year of the grant, an emphasis is placed on filmmakers who are...

Copernicus Masters Competition: Revealing Humankind’s Footprint On Earth
2013-03-18 10:01:03

ESA In its third year, the Copernicus Masters competition — previously known as the GMES Masters — opens once again. Submissions are now being accepted for the first challenge that asks participants to demonstrate how satellites show humans´ impact on our planet. The Copernicus Masters rewards the best ideas for services, business cases and applications based on satellite Earth observation data. With a prize pool of 350 000 in cash prizes, technical support, data...

2013-03-13 20:21:25

NEW YORK, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today welcomed the election of Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina as the next Pope Francis. Abraham H. Foxman, ADL National Director issued the following statement: We congratulate the new Pope and wish him well in his important new responsibility. We believe that the election of Francis I is a significant moment in the history of the Church. We look forward to working with him to continue to foster...

2013-03-05 08:33:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UNR Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: UNRH), (UNR), ("UNR" or the "Company"), a leading commercial and residential real estate development and construction company operating principally in the city of Moscow and its suburban communities, today announced that it has begun work on Phase II of its Pushkin Development Project (the "Pushkin Development"), located in the city of Bronnitsy. Total gross area of the completed development is planned to be 277,700...

2013-02-25 12:20:22

STRATFORD, Conn., Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Innovations, the technology development organization of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., has selected EvoLux Transportation, LLC as the winner of its second Entrepreneurial Challenge Competition and awarded special recognition to Rescale. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) The Entrepreneurial Challenge competition is designed to identify...

2013-01-24 08:29:55

GHENT, Belgium, Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Museum Dr. Guislain in Ghent, Belgium, with support from Janssen Research & Development, LLC ("Janssen"), announced they have issued a global call for nominations for the 2013 Dr. Guislain "Breaking the Chains of Stigma" Award. The award honors an individual, project or organization that has made an exceptional contribution to reducing the stigma associated with mental illness. Nominations can be submitted at www.drguislainaward.org,...

2013-01-17 12:20:52

TORONTO, Jan. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, Canada Post commemorates Swedish-born Raoul Wallenberg, who, in 1985, was designated Canada's first honorary citizen. During the Second World War, in Budapest, Hungary, Wallenberg saved the lives of more than 100,000 Jews, before disappearing into Soviet custody in 1945 at the age of 32. "Raoul Wallenberg is a true hero," says Minister of State (Transport) Steven Fletcher. "This stamp offers one small way to show that we have not forgotten the...

2013-01-16 12:24:13

MUNICH, January 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DLD Arts: Panels and Projects / Guest of Honor: Michelangelo Pistoletto For the ninth time, the DLD Conference takes place from January 20 to 22 in Munich. Starting Monday, January 21, a series of interdisciplinary discussions will be presented by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Co-Director of the Serpentine Gallery London. This year the series focus on new projects of collaboration and participation, including Michelangelo Pistoletto,...

2013-01-07 12:24:29

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven Arts Entertainment Inc. (OTCQB: SAPX) ("Seven Arts" or the "Company") today announced that subject to contract both Anjelica Huston and David Thewlis have accepted the roles of "Lady Astair" and "Count Zurov" in the picture "The Winter Queen"; They will join Milla Jovovich who has long been attached to star as "Lady Amalia". Additional casting announcements will be made shortly with principal photography expected to commence this April....