The year 2018 started with a Nordic dance festival at Theatre Chaillot, in the centre of Paris. All Scandinavian Ambassadors – from Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark and Island – gathered for the inauguration.
At Centre Pompidou, in Paris, a retrospective of the sculptor César is shown for the first time since his death some twenty years ago.
Inspired by a Swedish king’s love for his beloved countess, Ebba Brahe, Charlotte Ramel presented her jewellery collection, at the Ritz, in Paris. It was King Gustav II Adolf’s gift – a pearl necklace with matching earrings – to the woman that he couldn’t marry, that gave Charlotte the idea of her brand. This is an interview with one of Ebba Brahe’s direct descendants, the jeweller, Charlotte Ramel.
This winter, at IMA (Institut du Monde Arabe), in Paris, the two thousand year old Middle Eastern Christian history is being shown. Hundreds of objects, manuscripts, sculptures and photographs from Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Iraq and Palestine remind us where Christianity started long before spreading to the West.
This important cultural event’s fifth jubilee was a success. People queued up to come and listen to more or less known authors.