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Our history, our Culture

Is there a history that Polish and German citizens accept as their common one? Are there experiences of how the „past is seen in the present“?When it comes to assessing what happened in the past century, there are still problems of understanding. 81 years ago, on 1 September 1939, the German Wehrmacht invaded Poland. Hitler’s „Blitzkrieg“ turned into a barbaric…

Participation at the German-Greek Economic Forum

In March 2020 the IDC participated in the German-Greek Economic Forum in Berlin, thanks to the invitation of Dr. Sara BORELLA, DIHK (Germany) and Mr. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Athanassios KELEMIS, AHK (Greece). This opened the floor for panel discussions with personalities of Politics, and the Business world – among them Prime Minister of Greece Mr. Kyriakos MITSOTAKIS and Minister for Development…

Meeting with Prime Minister of Greece

Meeting with Prime Minister of Greece Mr. Kyriakos MITSOTAKIS at the German-Greek Economic Forum Berlin 09.03.2020

IV Junior Delphic Games 2011

Provoke, Innovate, Inspire was the motto of the IV Junior Delphic Games 2011, Johannesburg City. These days the National Delphic Council South Africa launched the website. The hosting of the Junior Delphic Games and the intension to realise national and continental Delphiads by South Africa is based on the experience of participating in two international Delphic Games in Malaysia (2005)…

National Delphic Council South Africa

The National Delphic Council South Africa invited to the IV Junior Delphic Games to be held at Joburg City, South Africa from November 14th to 20th, 2011. Joburg is the World Class City in Africa; Capital of Culture and Finance in the Gauteng Province of South Africa. The Delphic Games present an opportunity for young artists to converge, showcase, and…

Executive Board Meeting – IV Junior Delphic Games 2011

NDCSA Chairperson Mr. Motsumi Makhene invited to an Executive Board Meeting into the Central Johannesburg College for preparation, discussion and realisation of the IV Junior Delphic Games 2011. The meeting was attended by (from left): Moss Laoka, Strategy and Business Affairs; Brenda Sisane, Executive Director; J. Christian B. Kirsch, IDC-Secretary General as guest of the NDCSA; Masepeke Sekhukhuni, Education and…

Announcement at tourism fair ITB

Announcement at tourism fair ITB: South Africa will host the IV Junior Delphic Games in 2011 Berlin, 13 March 2011. A cultural group from South Africa participated in the closing ceremony of the ITB as part of the Delphic Games Celebrations where the announcement was made that South Africa will be hosting the Junior Delphic Games in Nelson Mandela Bay…

Delphic Games – The Grand Finale of the ITB Berlin 2011

“The Celebration of the Delphic Games – The Grand Finale of the ITB Berlin 2011” became part of the International Year of Youth activities, announced by the United Nations. During the ITB event young artists and cultural activists of many countries and different continents will present an exceptional show program promoting the understanding of the diverse cultures. The show will…

XXIXth International Congress of Genealogical and Heraldic Sciences 2010

Pro Heraldica will host the “XXIXth International Congress of Genealogical and Heraldic Sciences 2010” in Stuttgart , 12th – 17th September 2010. Experts from all over the world are gathering to discuss questions of identity in Genealogy and Heraldry. The quest of tracing identity is a fascinating and exciting undertaking. Cultures are creating diverse identities, which can be presented under…

Cooperation with SAE and ITB at the DELPHIC ART MOVIE AWARD 2011

Cooperation with SAE and ITB at the DELPHIC ART MOVIE AWARD 2011 The “SAE” institute with over 20,000 students and 58 locations is the oldest and largest private media educational institute in the world. For more than 30 years it sets international standards for the education. The “ITB” Berlin is the world’s leading travel trade show and has a special…


First films for the competition for the DELPHIC ART MOVIE AWARD arrived International film-makers and students from universities of arts, film schools and institutes worldwide are participating in the Delphic Art Movie Award (DAMA) documentary short film competition. Shortly after the start of the registration period the first films arrived. The films should be intended to document, to inform, to…

Delphic World Intangible Cultural Heritage

The preservation of world intangible cultural heritage has become a new initiative of the International Delphic Council (IDC) with the award as “Delphic World Intangible Cultural Heritage” (DWICH). It is the objective to protect those cultural values and artistic traditions of people in danger to fade away. The IDC started its worldwide research for cultural values to preserve this treasure…

Historic Coronation of Xhosa King

Prince Park Soo Kwan, Delphic Ambassador, attended the historic coronation of Xhosa King where he met Chief Nkosi Mandela, Grandson of Nelson Mandela. The event took place on the 18th June 2010 at Nqadu Royal Palace in Willowvale , Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. Kings, Sheiks, Princes and Chiefs from the African continent joined the proceedings.

Poznan has expressed its Interest

Poznan has expressed its interest to bid for the Delphic Games. With Tomasz Wendland a well-known artist and culture manager of the city gets involved. After several successful Delphic Games in Asia time has come to get the Games back to Europe, said Lukas J. Cissowski, Executive Board Member of the International Delphic Council to “Gazeta Wyborcza”, largest polish newspaper.

Art Place Berlin

Art place berlin – Forum for contemporary art and intercultural exhibition projects at the Park Inn Berlin – Alexanderplatz presents: Sabine & Axel Sperl – Photographic Impressions from the opening of the III Delphic Games 2009 Jeju / South-Korea May 15th – July 12th 2010, open daily 24h free entrance

Nature Capitale

Gad Weil, designated President of NDC France, transformed on the 23rd and 24th of May the Champs-Elysées in Paris with his project “Nature Capitale” in an ocean of plants, flowers and trees. Almost 2 million spectators stunned about the colourful beauty. Federal President Nicolas Sarkozy personally took the time to open this spectacular event.

French National Delphic Committee

The founding group of the French National Delphic Committee nominated Gad Weil, well-known Artistic Director, as President of the NDC. On 28th of April 2010 a working meeting took place in Paris , attended by J. Christian B. Kirsch, IDC Secretary General and Alain Eisenstein, IDC Board Member.

The Russian Delphic Union (RDU)

The Russian Delphic Union (RDU) as upcoming new member of the IDC Berlin is in process of registration in the Ministry of Justice Russia. The designated President of RDU is Andrey Kokoulin, President of All Russian Dance Organization (ARDO).

Kuchipudi Dancer Shallu Jindal

“I am deeply humbled and singularly honoured to be nominated by you in the Selective Ambassadors from the India zone and becoming a colleague of such illustrious luminaries as H.E. Mr. Nelson Mandela, Mr. Lothar de Maizière and Mr. Soo Kwan Park…” Adressed to the IDC by Kuchipudi Dancer Shallu Jindal, 20th of March 2010

Gathering of Traditional Leaders in Honour of and to pay Tribute to Nelson Mandela

Representatives of the IDC were officially invited to participate in the “Gathering of Traditional Leaders in Honour of and to pay Tribute to Nelson Mandela” in Pretoria on the 5th of November 2009. They met Chiefs, Kings and Queens, among them the Grandson of Nelson Mandela, Mr. Nkosi Zwelivelile Mandela, Head of Mvezo Traditional Council.

Water, as symbol of the Delphic Games

Water, as symbol of the Delphic Games is of equal importance as the fire for the Olympic Games. With a ceremony of the water fetching at the Kastalian Spring, the III Delphic Games 2009 were initiated weeks prior to the Games and its official Opening Ceremony in Jeju, Korea. Members of the OrgCom 2009 met the mayor of Delphi, Panagiotis…

Representatives of Sport, Culture and Economy

Bahrain. H.E. Shaikh Fawaz bin Mohd. Alkhalifa, Minister for Youth & Sport, received representatives of sport, culture and economy, among them the Secretary General of IDC, Mr. Christian Kirsch.