While the special meeting of the European Council will cater for the needs of the dignitaries, the general public will be invited to a take part in a huge "Citizens party" running from the Brandenburg Gate to the Großer Stern monument.
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Festival 28/04/07 > 30/04/07
Grand Harbour - Malta
Malta’s Annual Fireworks Festival
This year’s Malta International Fireworks Festival will be held at the Grand Harbour between 28th and 30th April. The event this year is held as part of the EU 50th Anniversary celebrations whilst celebrating Europe Day.
Indonesia - EU food festival, a taste of Europe
On the menu in May in top Jakarta hotels: birthday feasts for the EU’s 50th, featuring European culinary specialities from Austrian beer soup to Spanish paella.
Large maps of Europe will be presented at the ‘Walk Around the EU’ festival. Visitors from 9 Lithuanian counties will have fun walking on the big maps produced specially for the occasion.
Budapest - Hungary
Street Festival “Together since 1957”
Let’s celebrate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome together! A street festival “Together since 1957” is taking place in Budapest on 12 May. The event is organised by the European Commission’s Representation in Hungary.
Festival 06/07/07 > 31/08/07
London - UK
Magnum: 50 years of Europe and Watch This Space celebrate Europe at 50
A series of projections of images from the Magnum archive celebrating 50 years of the European Union, commissioned by the European commission office in London in association with Magnum Photos and the National Theatre. The images will be projected onto the fly tower of the National Theatre on London's South Bank.
Brussels - Belgium
Festival in the Park and National Holiday
The National Day will be focussed on the 50th Anniversary of the Rome Treaties. The prestigious Parc de Bruxelles will be changed into a European village with lots of animation. Brussels' streets will be decorated with hundreds of European flags. The event will be rounded off with fireworks.
Festival 03/10/07 > 03/02/08
Brussels, other Belgian cities and neighbouring countries - Belgium
Over four months, Europalia will highlight the cultural diversity of the 27 EU countries through music, theatre, dance, film and literature. Top artworks will be presented in Brussels, the whole of Belgium and in neighbouring countries.