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Archive for May 2014

Sale Rachmaninoff manuscript

May 20, 2014 - UNITED KINGDOM

A score of Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No 2, one of Russia’s most important romantic compositions, is expected to fetch up to US$2.52m at auction.

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Malawi election

May 20, 2014 - MALAWI

Joyce Banda, who took over the presidency after the death of the incumbent in 2012, is expected to seek a mandate of her own in elections, arguably making her the most powerful woman in Africa.

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World Health Assembly

May 19, 2014 - SWITZERLAND

The 67th World Health Assembly from 19 to 24 May 2014 in Geneva will hear a progress report on WHO efforts to ramp up polio eradication programs around the world, with the goal of eliminating the disease by 2018.

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Scotland referendum campaign

May 18, 2014 - UNITED KINGDOM

Scotland votes on independence from the United Kingdom in Sep 2014 and the official referendum campaign begins on 18 May 2014.

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Cannes Film Festival

May 14, 2014 - FRANCE

The 67th Cannes Film Festival runs from 14 to 25 May 2014 and it will be the last festival for its long-time president, Gilles Jacob. His planned retirement is creating a little pre-Cannes buzz.

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Debt repayment deadline

May 11, 2014 - GREECE

Greece must repay the International Monetary Fund €1bn by early May or face exiting the euro. The European Commission is demanding a detailed reform package by this date.

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Presidential election

May 11, 2014 - LITHUANIA

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite plans to run for a second five-year term in the 11 May 2014 presidential election.

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New Michael Jackson album

May 9, 2014 - UNITED STATES

A new posthumous Michael Jackson album, entitled Xscape and featuring eight ‘new’ tracks, is released.

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