Łódź Design Festival is currently East-Central Europe’s most significant and internationally recognized design event. It presents different faces of design including industrial design, arts and crafts design, graphic design, architectural design and fashion design. It brings people together who respond to challenges with an open mind and commitment, and who have the courage to design and make a difference. Because design is more than just another pretty chair… www.lodzdesign.com
In 2014 an old tomato factory was transformed into an industrial museum and festival venue: Santorini Arts Factory. The mission statement of this innovative endeavour is that SAF will become one of the main centres of cultural activity on Santorini and a crossroads of civilizations which will provide direct access to high-quality events. Santorini Arts Factory is dedicated to art and culture for all ages through a diverse programme of theatre, dance and musical productions and exhibitions.
SoNoRo Festival began in 2006 and has developed into one of the most creative and appreciated classical music festivals in Eastern Europe. SoNoRo regularly goes on tour, performing in some of the most prestigious international venues, such as Carnegie Hall, Wigmore Hall and Musikverein, and has initiated collaborations with various European festivals from Italy, Germany, Slovenia, Latvia and the UK. The festival has developed an extended educational project dedicated to gifted young musicians.