Mostra di Architettura di Venezia provides an opportunity for architects and designers to showcase new projects, arranged in different pavilions, each with different themes. The Biennale is currently held in the Giardini and the Arsenale, and around other venues in Venice.
The 2018 UEFA Champions League Final will be the final match between Spanish team Real Madrid and English team Liverpool. It will be the 63rd season of Europe's premier club football tournament organized by UEFA, and the 26th season since it was renamed from the European Champion Clubs' Cup to the UEFA Champions League. The game will be held at the NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine.
South Africa’s parliament has approved a bill allowing state expropriations of land to redress racial disparities in land ownership. The bill enables the state to pay for the land at a value determined by a government adjudicator and then expropriate it for the “public interest”, ending the willing-buyer, willing-seller approach to land reform.
The 57th Eurovision Song Contest was held at the Baku Crystal Hall in Baku, Azerbaijan. It was the first time Azerbaijan hosted the contest. Loreen, who sang "Euphoria", was that year's winner and represented Sweden. Russia finished in second place, with Serbia finishing in third.
Ratko Mladić found guilty of committing war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. He was arrested in Lazarevo, Serbia. His capture was considered to be one of the pre-conditions for Serbia being awarded candidate status for EU membership.