Celebrate Europe in Florida
This very special week will also boast a host of other special events in commemoration of Europe Day, including: a conference chaired by the Ambassador of Italy to the United States, to be hosted in FIU, in addition to the a special awards ceremony for those students who have obtained a Certificate in European Studies.
In Jacksonville, as the city plays host to the annual meeting of the European Consuls, the theme of Europe Day carries on a more poignant economic connotation, as planned events include several visits to local businesses.
During 4 days, with its partners Eurochannel and Dish Network, Miami-Florida European Union of Excellence offers a special programming theme: Laugh in Europe!
Like the previous ones, this 4th edition of the Eurochannel Short films is a unique tour of Europe with more animated short films.
“Laughing in Europe”is an inspiring way to understanding Europe, contemplating about differences and similarities.
European Short Film Festival: 12:00-2:00 p.m. at FIU, Graham Center—GC 150
Save also the following dates!
- ● May 6-11 - Miami-Dade high schools
Presentation of “The Importance of the European Union” to high schools students by diplomats
- ● May 9, 3:30-5:30 p.m. at FIU - Green Library - GL 220
European Film Screening: “Nous nous sommes tant hais” (How we hated each other) which re-enacts the birth of the European Union
- ● May 10, 2:00-3:30 p.m. at FIU - MARC International Pavilion
The Italian contribution to world stability"
A lecture by Claudio Bisogniero, Ambassador of Italy to the United States
Location: Florida International University - Modesto A. Maidique Campus
- ● May 14, 2013 – 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm - Green Library - GL 220
Recognition Award Ceremony for European Studies Certificates- May 14th
For more info regarding the ceremony, please visit http://casgroup.fiu.edu/miamieuc/events.php?id=2921
Every May 9th, an annual meeting takes place by means of which the European Consuls present in Florida are invited to a reunion in chosen city of the State of Florida.
This year, the City of Jacksonville hosts the European representatives for the annual meeting. In the company of Mayor Alvin Brown, who just ten days ago hosted the Ambassador of France to the United States François Delattre, the French, English; Spanish, and Dutch dignitaries will participate in varied meetings and events organized by the City of Jacksonville.
The thematic agenda of the meeting is resolutely economic in nature, as visits to several local businesses and companies are expected. A discussion regarding the commencement of negotiations for a new free trade agreement between the EU and the United States is also on the agenda.
And of course, special events tied to the 50th anniversary of Franco-German alliance continue to be celebrated.
This year also reveals itself in a very particular nature, as throughout the year celebrations continue to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the ratification of the Treaty of Elysée.
Whether you have a passport that needs to be updated, or if you are simply just strolling by on Brickell, make sure to stop at the Espirito Santo Plaza—the very building which hosts the French Consulate (1395 Brickell Avenue)—in order to learn more about the past fifty years of French-German reconciliation thanks to a very interesting French-German exhibition currently displayed on the first floor of the building.
The exhibition is level to the beautiful “Water-Court” area.
Play soccer with European players again:
Saturday, May 18th 2013 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM EST
Soccer 5 Tropical Park
7900 SW 40 Street, Miami, FL 33156
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Article published on April 22, 2013 and updated May 7th, 2013.