From the 27th of January to the 7th of February, a high-quality range of carefully selected films, documentaries and short films and media art were presented in the IFFR.

It is directed by Deniz Gamze Ergyuven and is a co-production of France, Germany, Turkey and Qatar.

On November 19th at a special ceremony organized by the French-Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FBTIK) in "Boyana" Residence the solemn words: Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé! ("The New Beaujolais has arrived!") were once again heard.

Every year in November, Thessaloniki becomes the center of film. The town tours the latest film productions, the most popular filmmakers and actors and the best films from all around the world. The reason is the Thessaloniki International Film Festival.

From the 21st to the 25th of October the beautiful Budapest became a music capital. There was held the 21st edition of WOMEX - the largest international professional exhibition of ethnic and folk music. 90 countries were presented, with 1,250 companies and 2,500 delegates.