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 – 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
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.
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) 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).
“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
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 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…
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.