London-based poet Francesca Beard performs in Khartoum (image credit: Mohamed Altoum)
Our 'Kabul Oscars' honoured the work of six groups of young filmmakers in Afghanistan.
John Mitchell, director of the British Council’s Afghanistan office, reports on the six short-films produced by young Afghan filmmakers for the project ‘Afghanistan Changes: 2002-2014.’
Paul de Quincey, country director of British Council Russia, writes about how the UK/Russia Year of Culture in 2014 came about and what the year means for UK-Russia relations.
The UK continues to connect with Russia: the arrival of a Yuri Gagarin statue at the Royal Observatory, an exhibition celebrating 500 years of UK-Russia exchange and a year of cultural activities in 2014. Our Russia director Paul de Quincey provides an update.
The Manchester skyline, one of Laura Barnard's illustrations installed in our English school in Georgia.