Culture and leisure

Europeans at the cinema, from East to West  in depth

Wednesday 14 February 2018 | Marzia Bona
| OBC Transeuropa

European cinema-going habits vary significantly: a look at the current divide between Western and Eastern Europe.


European cinema regains ground  in depth

Thursday 05 July 2018 | Sergio Cebrián
| VoxEurop

Against the total domination of Hollywood films, one in three films seen in Europe is a European production. 


World cup: Nearly one-third of players in European teams are of migrant descent

Friday 29 June 2018 | VoxEurop

Facing rising hostility in Western Europe, migrants are massively overrepresented in the region's World Cup's teams, compared with the overall population.


Here are the most successful films in Germany 

Thursday 02 August 2018 | Giorgio Comai
Louise Sprengelmeyer
| Spiegel Online

With smaller audiences and blockbuster successes a thing of the past, it feels as if Germany has fallen out of love with cinema. But is that really true? Which is the most film-loving region? And which films are the biggest hits? An overview


More vacant jobs in arts, entertainment and other services in Portugal

Friday 29 June 2018 | Newsworthy

New data from Eurostat shows an increase in the number of vacant jobs in arts, entertainment, recreation and other services in Portugal. In the first quarter of 2018 the country reported a seasonally adjusted job vacancy rate of 1.1 percent, corresponding to 957 vacant jobs.


Televisions and VOD

Tuesday 26 June 2018 | Alternatives Economiques

A database provides data on all television channels and on-demand audiovisual services in Europe.


MEPs have more to say about future of social media than Facebook CEO

Wednesday 23 May 2018 | Giorgio Comai
| OBC Transeuropa

Mark Zuckerberg had nothing new to say, while MEPs seemed determined to introduce new regulations. Those interested in the future of social media may do well to tune their antennas to Brussels rather than to Facebook headquarters.


Almost a third of the films programmed on European tv are made in the EU

Wednesday 23 May 2018 | VoxEurop

28 percent of the films programmed on European television during the 2015-2016 season were produced in Europe.


Cinema admissions in Europe (LUMIERE)

Friday 09 March 2018 | OBC Transeuropa

The LUMIERE database provides a systematic compilation of available data on admissions to films released in European cinemas since 1996.


Germany’s streetscapes

Saturday 03 March 2018 | OBC Transeuropa

What do street names tell about a country’s history, culture, and geography? An excellent project by Die Zeit