From Friday 18 November to Friday 9 December, the European Commission Representation in Ireland will host an exhibition presented by the Institut Français and the Courrier International. The exhibition, entitled “Drawing Freely” (Dessins en Liberté) is composed of 12 panels of cartoons made by almost 50 cartoonists from all around the world. Each panel is devoted to a specific topic linked to freedom of expression: censorship, internet, corruption, women’s rights, rebellions, racism… All of the drawings were published in local papers.
The exhibition will be open to the public on weekdays from 18 November to 9 December from 9 am to 5 pm at Europe House, 12-14 Lower Mount Street, Dublin 2.
Further information about the exhibition is available here.
On Wednesday 14 December the European Commission Representation in Ireland will host a Spanish language event organised by the Council of Spanish Residents in Ireland on the psychological aspects of expatriation.
The event, which is free of charge, is open to all Spanish-speakers. It will start at 6 p.m. at Europe House, 12-14 Lower Mount Street, Dublin 2.
The speakers will be Thalia Perez and Marta Bethencourt, both psychologists at the Centro de Psicología Thamar. They will describe the psychological consequences of the process of expatriation: what expats share, the emotional consequences, the importance of adaptation, and some tips to help in this process.
Anyone interested in attending this event is asked to register in advance at: www.creirlanda.com/inscripciones
To celebrate the European Day of Languages, the European Commission and the Alliance Francaise are organising a screening of the French movie "Le Dîner de Cons", subtitled in Irish, on Thursday 20 October.
The movie is based on an adaptation of the play by Francis Veber. Pierre Brochant, a Parisian publisher, attends a weekly "idiots' dinner", where guests, who are prominent Parisian businessmen, must bring along an "idiot" who the other guests can ridicule. At the end of the dinner, the evening's champion idiot is selected.
The screening takes place at the Alliance Française (Médiathèque), Kildare Street, Dublin 2, starting at 7 p.m.