What to do in February

Online Edition   

Flamenco Biënnale Nederland

From January 22nd to February 7th 2021

Dutch Flamenco Biennial returns for its eighth edition from January 22 until February 7, 2021, celebrating contemporary flamenco. This year, the festival will be held a little different from its previous editions. All performances will be viewable online, and in addition there will be workshops, masterclasses, lectures, artist talks, documentaries and more!

Get your tickets here: https://www.flamencobiennale.nl/en/festival


Legendary African-Americans in London 1860s-1960s

February 21st 2021, from 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM

Many African-Americans came to Britain in the mid 1800s to escape US white supremacy. Once there they gave speeches, networked, raised funds, collaborated, shared strategies with and inspired African-British people who had similar struggles. These visits stretched from before the US Civil War (1865) to the Black Power movements of the 1970s and even now. This online event will consist of a one hour presentation, plus Q&A.

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.nl/e/legendary-african-americans-in-london-1860s-1960s-tickets-137933148761?aff=ebdssbeditorialcollection&keep_tld=1


Free Online Networking Event with Projob

Several dates, from January 11th to March 18th 2021

Expats often have to rely on networking for professional growth and recruitment opportunities, but this has gotten difficult now that there are limited chances to get together in person. This networking event, hosted by Projob, offers the chance to network with recruiters and labor market specialists from the comfort of your own home.  

Register here: https://fd7.formdesk.com/projob/registration_online_networking


Conversation Club

Every Tuesday for the rest of the year, at 1:30 PM

Every Tuesday, the Melbourne Polytechnic International Student Association organizes an opportunity to practice your English conversation skills, with attendees from a range of countries, cultures and ages. Bring your lunch, and feel free to join & leave anytime!

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.nl/e/conversation-club-tickets-136742784349?aff=ebdssbeditorialcollection&keep_tld=1


Unloomed Light Show: An Installation for Strings and Certain Sketchy Objects of String Theory

From January 17th to February 14th 2021

Unloomed is a light installation which has been adapted so that it’s viewable on an online stream. Via this stream, you’ll be able to hear and see how strings sound when they are set in motion and you get to see what’s happening inside of the installation. If the lights seem random, take a closer look! You’ll see that the strings are attached to the ceiling and wooden beams on the floor. With performances from three different groups, both the light and sound comes together in a system.

More information and links to the installation: https://zone2source.net/en/the-tenuous-attachment-unloomed-1/


Black History Month celebration: Three contemporary Black women inventors

February 10th 2021, from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Don’t miss the USPTO’s free online Black History Month celebration spotlighting three contemporary Black women inventors: Aprille Ericsson, Ayanna Howard, and Arlyne Simon.  Hear the panelists’ firsthand accounts of their amazing career paths and game-changing inventions.

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.nl/e/black-history-month-celebration-three-contemporary-black-women-inventors-tickets-124728092081?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch&keep_tld=1


Mixable Festival: Online inclusive dance event

from February 18th to February 20th 2021

During the first edition of this dance and performance festival on February 18-20, inclusive arts organizations and exceptional artists will showcase their work, streamed entirely online from Nieuwe Luxor theatre in Rotterdam, with international collaborations along with regional and national cooperation. Dancers from different generations and backgrounds will come together to share insights and to develop ideas in the field of this dynamic and often exciting artform.

Register here (starting February 1st): https://mixablefestival.nl/?p=284

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