Symbols of Europe
A number of symbols of Europe have emerged since antiquity. In present day, each of these may either apply to the continent as a whole, European unity or specifically to the European Union (EU). Sever...
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Statue of Europe
The Statue of Europe (also referred to as Unity in Peace) is a sculpture symbolising peace through European integration, while at the same time aiming to demonstrate the motto of the European Union (E...
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European Union Youth Orchestra
The European Union Youth Orchestra (EUYO) is an orchestra for young people in the European Union. The EUYO is funded with support from the European Union's Culture Programme and from the 28 member gov...
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European Year of Languages
Year 2001 was declared the European Year of Languages by the Council of Europe, the European Union, and UNESCO. In announcing the initiative, the three bodies argued for the importance of language lea...
Circle of stars
A circle of stars often represents unity, solidarity and harmony in flags, seals and signs, and is also seen in iconographic motifs related to the Woman of the Apocalypse as well as in Baroque allegor...
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European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism
The European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism, known as the Black Ribbon Day in some countries, which is observed on 23 August, is the international remembrance day for victims o...
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European Year of Intercultural Dialogue
Intercultural dialogue has long been a principle supported by the European Union and its Institutions. The year 2008 was designated "European Year of Intercultural Dialogue" (EYID) by the European Par...
European Year of Equal Opportunities for All
The European Year of Equal Opportunities for All was held in 2007. This designation was made on 31 May 2005 by the European Commission's Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Op...
European Border Breakers Award
Every year the European Border Breakers Awards (EBBA) recognise the success of ten emerging artists or groups who reached audiences outside their own countries with their first internationally relea...
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Euro sign
The euro sign (€) is the currency sign used for the euro, the official currency of the Eurozone in the European Union (EU). The design was presented to the public by the European Commission on 12 Dece...
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European Year of People with Disabilities
The year 2003 was designated the European Year of People with Disabilities (EYPD) by the European Commission. It is sometimes called the European Year of Disabled People.The European Commission set as...
European Union Baroque Orchestra
The European Union Baroque Orchestra (EUBO) is a training initiative of the European Union which allows young performers of baroque music from all over the EU to gain orchestral experience as part of ...
Charlemagne
Charlemagne (/ˈʃɑrlɨmeɪn/; 2 April 742/747/748 – 28 January 814), also known as Charles the Great (Latin: Carolus or Karolus Magnus, French: Charles Le Grand or Charlemagne, Ger...
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Europe Day
In Europe, Europe Day is an annual celebration of peace and unity in Europe. There are two separate designations of Europe Day: 5 May for the Council of Europe, and 9 May for the European Union (EU). ...
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Religion in the European Union
Religion in the European Union is a diverse matter with significant levels of belief in all EU member states. The largest religion in the EU is Christianity account 72% of EU population, with its lar...
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Europa regina
Europa regina, Latin for Queen Europe, is the map-like depiction of the European continent as a queen. Introduced and made popular during the mannerist period, Europe is shown standing upright with th...
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Anthem of Europe
"Ode to Joy" (German original title: "Ode an die Freude") is the anthem of the European Union and the Council of Europe; both of which refer to it as the European Anthem due to the Council's intention...
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European Federation of National Youth Orchestras
The European Federation of National Youth Orchestras (EFNYO) is an association of European national youth orchestras on pre-professional level. The federation was founded in 1994 and has 17 national ...
Jadwiga of Poland
Jadwiga (English: Hedwig, Hungarian: Hedvig, Polish: Jadwiga Andegaweńska [jadˈvʲiɡa]; 1373/4 – 17 July 1399) was female king of Poland from 1384 to her death. She was a member of the Capetian...
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EU Talent Day
The first European TalentDay was held on April 9, 2011. This coincided with the Hungarian EU Presidential Conference on Talent Support, held in Budapest on April 7–9, 2011. Conference delegates propos...
Flag of Europe
The Flag of Europe consists of a circle of 12 golden (yellow) stars on an azure background. It is the flag and emblem of the Council of Europe (CoE) and the European Union (EU). It is also often used ...
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Area of freedom, security and justice
The area of freedom, security and justice (AFSJ) is a collection of home affairs and justice policies designed to ensure security, rights and free movement within the European Union (EU). Areas covere...
Germain Pirlot
Germain Pirlot (born 18 March 1943 in Sart-Custinne, Gedinne, Belgium) is a Belgian esperantist and ex-teacher of French and history, presently living in Ostend. He is best known as the inventor of th...
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