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Huamantla

thumb Section of a sawdust carpet carpet (File:Alfombra Huamantla.jpg) laid out on the streets of the city The main cultural event of the year in Huamantla is the Feria de Huamantla (Huamantla Fair) which runs from 31 July to 21 August. Its origin is likely due to the worship of the goddess Xochiquetzal, goddess of love, flowers and arts. After the Conquest (Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire), the Spanish encouraged the veneration of the Virgin Mary instead. In the 17th century, the Franciscans built a hermitage to Our Lady of the Assumption. The image found here today has unknown origins but has since become associated with miracles. The feria attracts thousands of visitors from both Mexico and abroad. death_place Huamantla, Tlaxcala, Mexico occupation Army Captain, Texas Ranger Death On October 9, 1847, Walker was killed in Huamantla, in Tlaxcala, while leading his troops in the Battle of Huamantla during the Mexican–American War. - Huamantla Tlaxcala 247 (Area Code 247 (Mexico)) -


Três Pontas

, Choir, Canto Single, Music Perception, Practice Set, Musicalization Music and Image. It was established in 1987. ; Milton Nascimento Cultural Center Theatre which presents the main cultural events of the city. Sports and Tourism thumb 400px left View of mountains near Três Pontas. The Hotel Farm Pedra Negra is among this mountains, being a tourist destination. (File:Montanhas de Três Pontas.JPG) ;Sports The Sports Municipal Secretary arranges several events to promote sports in the city. Among these are: karate classes, football and volleyball for children and teenagers. There are also many championships among teams of schools and neighborhoods. The main football matches are played at Ítalo Tomagnini Municipal Stadium, but there are other football fields in other neighborhoods. Other sports, like futsal and volleyball are played at the Gymnasium Aureliano Chaves. ;Tourism In Três Pontas the preferred tourist destination is the Pontalete District, Category:Populated places in Minas Gerais (Category:Três Pontas) Nascimento's mother was the maid Maria Nascimento. As a baby, Milton Nascimento was adopted by his mother's former employers: the couple Josino Brito Campos, a banker employee, mathematics teacher and electronic technician; and Lília Silva Campos, a music teacher and choir singer. When he was 18 months old, Nascimento's biological mother died, and he moved with his adopted parents to the city of Três Pontas, in the state of Minas Gerais. Born in Três Pontas, state of Minas Gerais, he was a Representative of this state in the Chamber of Deputies in 1967 from the ARENA (National Renewall Alliance Party) party. He was selected as the governor of Minas Gerais state from 1975 to 1978 and was elected vice-president in 1979 under João Baptista de Oliveira Figueiredo. He acted as president during Figueiredo's health crisis in 1981 and 1983. In 1963 Milton Nascimento moved from Três Pontas, in the midlands of the state of Minas Gerais, to the capital Belo Horizonte, looking for work. He settled at the Levy building, where the Borges Family, including Márcio Borges, already lived. One day, after watching François Truffaut's movie ''Jules et Jim'' three times in a row, Milton and Márcio started composing (Milton had already played in some bars of Belo Horizonte): Márcio wrote the lyrics, and Milton wrote the music. Ever since, Márcio has played an important role in the history of Clube de Esquina as a lyricist, mainly together with, at a later stage, Fernando Brant. Neighboring municipalities are Campos Gerais, Três Pontas, Eloi Mendes, Cordislândia, Machado, Alfenas and Fama. SI * '''SIAB''' – Leda Mello Resende Airport – Três Pontas, Minas Gerais * '''SIMK''' (FRC) – Franca Airport (was SBFC) – Franca, São Paulo (São Paulo (state))


Ciudad Nezahualcóyotl

Neza: robo de arte sacro en la catedral first Juan last Lázaro url http: www2.eluniversal.com.mx pls impreso noticia.html?id_nota 39735&tabla estados newspaper El Universal location Mexico City date 10 November 2001 accessdate January 18, 2010 language Spanish trans_title Neza: Theft of sacred art in the cathedral The main cultural center for the city is the '''Centro Cultural "Jaime Torres Bodet"''' ("Cultural Center Jaime Torres Bodet"), inaugurated on August 25, 1987. The building has three areas. On the ground floor are workshops, exposition halls and conference rooms. On the first floor, there is the Bodet Library, and on the second floor is the Centro de Información y Documentación de Nezahualcóyotl (Center for Information and Documentation of Nezahualcóyotl. This center compiles historical, legal, cartographic, photographic and other types of information about the city and municipality. Earlier media reports had indicated that in two separate incidents, one in Ciudad Nezahualcóyotl and one in Xalapa, used ballots and other electoral materials were found in rubbish dumps. Encuentran actas electorales en basurero de Veracruz ''El Universal'' Hallan papelería electoral en basurero de bordo de Xochiaca ''El Universal'' Encuentran papelería electoral en basurero de Neza ''El Economista'' ''Reforma'' later reported that this supposed electoral material was found to be photocopies and did not influence the election. Al Giordano, though, in a July 8 ''Narco News'' article, has a ''La Jornada'' photo of three completed color ballots found in a Mexico City trash can. Al Giordano 's Mexico election fraud series. Part 2, 8 July 2006. Writing for ''Narco News.'' :See also part 1 (July 5), part 3 (July 11), part 4 (August 5), part 5 (August 14). - 17 Estadio Neza 86 28,500 www.club-atlante.com Ciudad Nezahualcóyotl Mexico State Potros Neza - ----- align "center" Mask Dr. Wagner, Jr. Drago 1988 Nezahualcoyotl (Ciudad Nezahualcóyotl), Mexico State   ----- align "center"


Gyumri

at the Independence Square (Independence Square, Gyumri) thumb Saint Jacob of Nisibis Church (File:St-Hagop gyumri.jpg) Gyumri has a large number of educational institutions. It is considered the main cultural and educational centre of northern Armenia. The city has the following higher educational centers: * Gyumri State Pedagogical Institute named after Mikael Nalbandian * Progress University * Imastaser Anania Shirakatsi University * Gyumri campus of State Engineering University of Armenia


Surakarta

OF DEATH 19 December 1948 PLACE OF DEATH Solo (Surakarta), Central Java, Indonesia One of the main cultural events is ''Sedekah Laut'' (sea sacrifice), which is held by the Surakarta Sultanate every new year in the Javanese calendar. Early Military Career After the Indonesian Declaration of Independence on 17 August 1945, Moerdani was caught up in the wave of nationalism. In October 1945, aged just 13, Moerdani took part in an assault on a Kempeitai


Arad, Israel

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Mill Valley, California

'''Russ Mahon''' is an avid cyclist and founder of a cycling group known as The Morrow Dirt Club. Originally based in Cupertino, California, The Morrow Dirt Club were, arguably, the first to put multiple gears on pre-WWII balloon-tired bicycles for use off-road. These bicycles were the precursor to the modern mountain bike. Russ, along with Tom and Carter Cox, competed in a race in Mill Valley, California in 1974 on these bikes. It was there that Gary Fisher and Joe Breeze, among others, saw the bikes and developed them into the worldwide phenomenon known as mountain biking. In 2007, Russ Mahon was profiled in the documentary film, Klunkerz: A Film About Mountain Bikes.


Veliko Tarnovo

, ''Balduinova kula'') is a defensive tower located in the Bulgarian town of Veliko Tarnovo, in the southeast of the Tsarevets Fortress. terminus_b Varna (not constructed from Yablanitsa to Shumen, certain objects are under construction) cities Sofia, next to Botevgrad; Shumen, next to Varna (future: Pleven, Lovech, Veliko Tarnovo and Targovishte) established


Colonial Brazil

of the twentieth century the Portuguese had complete control over the entire area The establishment of a dual, racialized civil society was formally recognized in ''Estatuto do Indigenato'' (The Statute of Indigenous Populations) adopted in 1929, and was based in the subjective concept of civilization versus tribalism. Portugal's colonial authorities were totally committed to develop


Portuguese Mozambique

115,000 inhabitants at the time with around 30,000 Europeans. Most of the other cities ranged from 10 to 15% in the number of Europeans, while Portuguese Angola (Angola (Portugal)) cities had European majorities ranging from 50% to 60%. Society '' (The Statute of Indigenous Populations) adopted in 1929


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