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Telšiai

) DATE OF DEATH thumb 181 px Dancers in national costumes (File:Folk dances.jpg) Some of the most prominent modern village ensembles: Marcinkonys (Varėna dst.), Žiūrai (Varėna dst.), Kalviai-Lieponys (Trakai dst.), Luokė (Telšiai dst.), ''Linkava'' (Linkuva, Pakruojis dst.), ''Šeduviai'' (Šeduva, Radviliškis dst.), Užušiliai (Biržai dst.), Lazdiniai-Adutiškis (Švenčionys dst.). Some of the most prominent town folklore groups: ''Ratilio'', ''Ūla'', ''Jievaras'', ''Poringė

Some of the most prominent modern village ensembles: Marcinkonys (Varėna dst.), Žiūrai (Varėna dst.), Kalviai-Lieponys (Trakai dst.), Luokė (Telšiai dst.), ''Linkava'' (Linkuva, Pakruojis dst.), ''Šeduviai'' (Šeduva, Radviliškis dst.), Užušiliai (Biržai dst.), Lazdiniai-Adutiškis (Švenčionys dst.). Some of the most prominent town folklore groups: ''Ratilio'', ''Ūla'', ''Jievaras'', ''Poringė'' (Vilnius), ''Kupolė'' (Kaunas), ''Verpeta'' (Kaišiadorys), ''Mėguva'' ( Palanga


Palanga

equinox thumb 181 px Dancers in national costumes (File:Folk dances.jpg) Some of the most prominent modern village ensembles: Marcinkonys (Varėna dst.), Žiūrai (Varėna dst.), Kalviai-Lieponys (Trakai dst.), Luokė (Telšiai dst.), ''Linkava'' (Linkuva, Pakruojis dst.), ''Šeduviai'' (Šeduva, Radviliškis dst.), Užušiliai (Biržai dst.), Lazdiniai-Adutiškis (Švenčionys dst.). Some of the most prominent town folklore groups: ''Ratilio'', ''Ūla'', ''Jievaras'', ''Poringė'' ( Vilnius


Altai Republic

, Rostov (Rostov Oblast), Smolensk (Smolensk Oblast), and Voronezh Oblasts *'''Rural territory''' ( ): in Kemerovo Oblast and Tula Oblast (together with rural administrations, rural okrugs, and volosts) The Altai Republic is a region in Russia, composed primarily of ethnic Russians and Altaians. Prominent modern performers include Alexei G. Kalkin, who performs epics like ''Maadai Kara''. The '''Biya River''' (


Turkmenistan

folk forms (folk music). Kyrgyz folk music is characterized by the use of long, sustained pitches, with Russian (Ethnic Russian music) elements also prominent. Modern Age thumb Khwarezm (''Karasm''), on a 1734 French map. The Khanate on the map surrounds the Aral Sea (File:CEM-44-La-Chine-la-Tartarie-Chinoise-et-le-Thibet-1734-Central-Asia-2574.jpg) (depicted as much smaller than it actually was in those days) and includes much of the today's Kazakhstan's and Turkmenistan's


Vilnius

Lithuania ). Towers taller than 300 metres were built in Kiev, Tashkent, Almaty, Riga, Berlin, Vilnius, Tallinn, Yerevan, St. Petersburg and Baku. thumb 181 px Dancers in national costumes (File:Folk dances.jpg) Some of the most prominent modern village ensembles: Marcinkonys (Varėna dst.), Žiūrai (Varėna dst.), Kalviai-Lieponys (Trakai dst.), Luokė (Telšiai dst.), ''Linkava'' (Linkuva, Pakruojis dst.), ''Šeduviai'' (Šeduva, Radviliškis dst


Republic of Macedonia

private channels are: Sitel (Sitel (TV channel)), Kanal 5 (Kanal 5 (Macedonia)), Telma (Telma (TV channel)), Alfa TV (Alfa TV (TV channel Macedonia)), and Alsat-M. In 1994 Milco Manchevski's film ''Before the Rain'' was nominated as Best Foreign Film (World cinema). Manchevski continues to be the most prominent modern filmmaker in the country having subsequently written and directed ''Dust'' and ''Shadows''. Culture '''Ferid Muhić''' (born 1944 in Zavidovići, Bosnia and Herzegovina) is a Professor of Philosophy at University Sts. Cyril and Methodius, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia. He started his academic career as Assistant at the Institute for Sociological Research in Skopje in 1970. He entered the Department of Philosophy as Assistant in 1974; Associate Professor 1976-1980; Full-time Professor 1980-present. Visiting Professor in International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization, Kuala Lumpur; Florida State University; Syracuse University, New York; Sorbonne 8, Paris; and several universities in Southern-East Europe. Main professional specialties: contemporary philosophy, cultural anthropology, aesthetics and political philosophy. Aromanians (w:Aromanians) are a distinct ethnic group currently living mainly in Southeastern Europe (w:Southeastern Europe), especially Greece (w:Greece) and Macedonia (w:Republic of Macedonia). The Aromanians are closely related to the Romanian people (w:Romanians), both being descendants from the Latin peoples which lived in Southeastern Europe since the time of the Roman Empire (w:Roman Empire). The Aromanian language (w:Aromanian language), which is spoken by around 500,000 people internationally, is the closest language to Romanian (w:Romanian language). Six of the suspects are Swiss (w:Switzerland) nationals, two come from Serbia and Montenegro (w:Serbia and Montenegro), one comes from Italy (w:Italy), two from the Republic of Macedonia (w:Republic of Macedonia), one from the Dominican Republic (w:Dominican Republic) and one from Bosnia and Hercegovina (w:Bosnia and Hercegovina). All live in Zurich.


Russia

and Altaians. Prominent modern performers include Alexei G. Kalkin, who performs epics like ''Maadai Kara''. The '''Polar Bear Expedition (Expeditionary warfare)''' (also known as the '''Northern Russian Expedition''', the '''American North Russia Expeditionary Force (Expeditionary warfare) - ANREF''' or the '''American Expeditionary Force North Russia - AEFNR''') was a contingent of about 5,000 U.S. troops Robert L. Willett, "Russian


United States

, mandolin, dulcimer (Appalachian dulcimer) and autoharp. Among its most prominent modern musical manifestations is Riverfest (Riverfest Arkansas), a music festival held along the Arkansas River in downtown Little Rock and North Little Rock. Riverfest has been held annually since 1978. '''Judith Richardson Haimes''' is an American (United States) woman from Philadelphia, PA, who worked as a psychic in Newark


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