Culture of London

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Entertainment  (The O2, one of the largest domes in the world, originally built to celebrate the new millennium, this structure is now part of a reconstruction project and hosts many major events) Within the City of Westminster, the West End … Read More

Culture

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Culture (the word comes from the Latin word colere which means “to cultivate” / “honor”) generally refers to human activity. UNESCO’s definition of culture as “the set of distinctive spiritual, material, intellectual and emotional features of society or a social … Read More

Conference on Literary Translation and Culture

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Extracts from the joint press conference by Leonard Orban and by Jordi Savall, Catalan Viol Player and Ambassador of the European Year of Intercultural Dialogue José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, and Leonard Orban, Member of the EC in … Read More

Culture in Drobeta Turnu Severin, Romania

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The IRON GATES Region Museum The Museum of the Iron Gates Region is only one of the culture centers of our town which has been carrying on an intense activity, contributing to the scientific, musical and artistic education of the … Read More

What is Culture?

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(Bali, Indonesian temple) In philosophy, the word culture means what is different from nature, that is to say what is acquired and not innate. Culture has long been considered a hallmark of humanity that distinguished from animals. However, recent work … Read More

Aswan, the Land of the rainbow

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Aswan, or Syene (Egyptian Arabic: أسوان ) is a city in Egypt located about 843 km south of Cairo, on the right bank of the Nile, near the first cataract. Formerly part by Upper Egypt, in the first nome, the … Read More

Jerusalem, the Holy City

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Nicknames: Ir ha-Kodesh (Holy City), Bayt al-Maqdis (House of the Holiness) District Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat Area • City 125,156 dunams (125.156 km2 or 48.323 sq mi) • Metro 652,000 dunams (652 km2 or 252 sq mi) Elevation 754 m … Read More

Travel in Brazil

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Rio de Janeiro, the most visited destination in Brazil by foreign tourists for leisure trips, and second place for business travel. Brazil is the largest country in South America, famous for its football tradition, for its beaches and the Carnival … Read More

Pitcairn Islands

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Bounty Bay and the town square of Adamstown, connected by the newly-paved Hill of Difficulty (by permission of Andrew Christian) Capital (and largest city) Adamstown Official language(s) English (local dialect is Pitkern) Ethnic groups British, Polynesian, Chilean or Mixed Demonym … Read More

Travel in Albania

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Capital Tirana Government Developing Democracy Currency Lek (ALL) Area 28,748 sq km Population 3,600,523 (July 2007 est.) Language Albanian (There are two dialects: Gheg and Tosk) Religion Albanians are mostly atheist or do not follow any religion. All mosques and … Read More

Internet

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Visualization of the various routes through a portion of the Internet In the general sense, an internet (with a lowercase “i”, a shortened form of the original inter-network) is a computer network that connects several networks. As a proper noun, … Read More

Bingo in US

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Bingo is a game of chance where randomly-selected numbers are drawn and players match those numbers to those appearing on 5×5 matrices which are printed or electronically represented and are known as “cards.” The first person to have a card … Read More

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