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From dance in Lyon to cinema in San Sebastian: what's on in Europe


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From dance in Lyon to cinema in San Sebastian: what's on in Europe

The Dance Biennial in Lyon is one Europe’s largest events of its kind. Running until September 30, this edition features 37 shows as well as conferences, debates and workshops for dance enthusiasts.

One of the oldest film festivals in the world, San Sebastian is smaller but is up there with the Big Three – Cannes, Berlin and Venice. With a programme ranging from independent films to blockbusters, it is also a global platform for Spanish-language cinema – it runs until September 24.

Hollywood actor Antonio Banderas is more than that – the Spanish heartthrob is bringing his photography work to Russia with ‘Women in Gold’ – an exhibition of photos he describes as almost theatrical, filled with irony and humour. The show runs at Moscow’s Multimedia Art Museum until early November.

And visitors can take a journey down history lane at Berlin’s Deutsches Historisches Museum. Featuring some 7.000 artefacts, ‘German History in Images and Artefacts’ provides a comprehensive picture of both major events and everyday life in Germany from the 5th to the 20th century.

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