The Year of Shakespeare: How to Celebrate the Bard in 2016

By Mary Kate Costigan

Really, every year is the year of Shakespeare. But 2016 holds special importance, as it marks 400 years since his death. As such, there are celebrations being held both in his native England and all over the world. It’s the ideal time for any Shakespeare enthusiast to make a pilgrimage to the UK, but even those who can’t will have ways to enjoy his work in 2016.

The World Shakespeare Congress

The World Shakespeare Congress is not a new event; the first of its kind took place in 1976 in Vancouver, Canada. Since then the Congress has been held all over the world, b...

To continue enjoying this please login or subscribe today.

Related Articles

Beethoven in Vienna

Haydn, Mozart, Schubert, and Brahms (among others) are symbolized in Vienna not only with monuments but also with museums (two, in Schubert’s case: his birthplace, and the house in which he died), but it is Beethoven who is represented most. With several museums devoted to him, some of which contain his own personal effects, there exist in and around Vienna more sites associated with Beethoven than with any other composer who graced the city.