Loreen wins Eurovision 2012 bringing the 2013 contest to Sweden

Loreen wins Eurovision 2012 bringing the 2013 contest to Sweden

Loreen from Sweden stormed to victory with 372 points. Russia and Serbia earned 259 and 214 points respectively. Loreen also won the second Semi-Final with a total of 181 points compared to Serbia and Lithuania who came second and third respectively. Loreen and Sweden also won two of the three The 2012 Marcel Bezençon Awards. …

Call for submissions from young artists of Nigerian descent for new awards

Call for submissions from young artists of Nigerian descent for new awards

Theatre Royal Stratford East announces 30 Nigeria House  Theatre Royal Stratford East in collaboration with New World Nigeria today announces 30 Nigeria House, a search for original work from young artists of Nigerian heritage.  30 of the artists will be awarded up to £3,000 to develop their work, providing significant investment in emerging talents.  This groundbreaking …

Operation Sankofa: Celebrating Black Dolls

Operation Sankofa: Celebrating Black Dolls

When: Saturday 26 May 2012, 2:30-6-30PM Where: The Brix, St Matthews Church, Brixton Hill, London SW2 1JF Adm: Adults £5 / 5-16 yrs £3 / Under 5’s Free OPERATION SANKOFA PRESENTS THE 4TH EVENT – CELEBRATING BLACK DOLLS Light Refreshments / Stalls / Raffle / Displays THEME: SELF DISCOVERY: BACK TO BASICS! WHO AM I? …

Yvette Jarvis can help you discover your dream Greece vacation

Yvette Jarvis can help you discover your dream Greece vacation

2010 Black Women in Europe Power Lister Yvette Jarvis is a game changer. Among her lengthy list of accomplishments she is the first black woman to hold political office in Greece. Now she is embarking on sharing the wonders of Greece with first time or repeat visitors. With the economic crisis in Greece there may …

Black Women Blogger in Europe – France 10 – Urban Travel Girl

Black Women Blogger in Europe – France 10 – Urban Travel Girl

I’m Maureen Jenkins, and I’m madly in love with my passport! Over the years, this well-worn treasure has taken this former newspaper reporter and “citizen of the world” from Montreal to Monaco, from Barcelona to Buenos Aires, from Rome to Riyadh, and many, many points in-between. Thanks to a previous corporate communications job for a global company,  a freelance food and …

BlackWomen Bloggers in Europe Series – Germany 8- Tatiana in Flux

BlackWomen Bloggers in Europe Series – Germany 8- Tatiana in Flux

Hi! I’m Tatiana Richards Hanebutte. I live a flux life: I’m an Alabama native turned American expat in Germany. Last year, I left a full time job to become a (temporary) stay-at-home mom. And that job I left? I managed social media communications for a chamber of commerce and a city magazine. Journalism plus social media; that’s about as flux as it gets. I guess …