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Gangneung

plays. A highlight is the traditional Gwanno Mask Dance (Gwanno Gamyeongeuk) which is only performed at this festival. In addition to well established festivals like the Dano, there are several newer festivals in Gangneung, such as the IJAF (International Junior Art Festival) enjoys great popularity. The IJAF is a cultural festival for youth from all over the world. The festival includes both performances of the participating groups and a diversified cultural program demonstrating the essence of Korean culture. Since 2002, the IJAF takes place at Gyeongpo Beach in the end of July. Also, the Gyeongpo Rock Festival was established in 2006. This festival, mostly attracting young people, offers young Korean bands from the Gangneung area a stage for their performances. There are a number of historical remains and museums in Gangneung. The most prominent being the Ojukheon Museum (Ojukheon), which is named after a special black bamboo growing in this area. It is the birthplace of the famous Korean scholar Yulgok (1536–1584) (whose image is on the South Korean 5,000 Won note) and his mother Saimdang (1504–1551) (whose image is on the 50,000 Won note.) In 1963, the Ojukheon Museum was designated as National Cultural Heritage No. 165. It includes one of the oldest wooden buildings in Korea. Several shrines and old residential buildings deliver insight into the lives of these famous Koreans. Next to the Ojukheon Museum there is the Gangneung Municipal Museum which shows folklore and antique pieces from the history of the city. Located in the hills surrounding Gangneung City, there is the revealing Daegwallyeong Museum. It consists of a private collection with more than 1000 artifacts and shows the agricultural history of the region. Climate Gangneung experiences a humid subtropical climate (Köppen (Köppen climate classification) ''Cfa'') with cool to cold winters and hot, humid summers. Since Gangneung is coastal city, the city is generally milder winters and relatively cooler summers than the rest of Korea.It is bordered by mountains to the west and the sea to the east. WikiPedia:Gangneung Commons:Category:Gangneung, Gangwon-do


Campbellton, New Brunswick

of Campbellton in 1898. The park also features two monuments donated to the City displaying the names of local soldiers who died in battle during World War I and World War II. New Brunswick Military Heritage Project: http: www.unb.ca nbmhp counties Restigouche.html The Restigouche Gallery is local gallerie and functions as a centre in the cultural program of the region. It has been host to major exhibitions from the N.B. Museum on a travelling basis in hopes that the gallery will eventually join the Atlantic Provinces Art Circuit as a participatory member. The gallery displays a tricultural permanent exhibition highlighting the cultural strength of the region bringing to the forefront Campbellton's diverse roots through its heritage Mi'gmaqs (Listuguj Mi'gmaq First Nation), Scottish (Scottish people) and the French & Acadians heritage. Restigouche Gallery: http: www.grg.nb.ca Events The City hosts multiple annual special events which include Sno-Fest in February, Promotion Plus in April, Salmon Festival which runs from late June to early July, the Bluegrass Campout which takes place in August, the Harvest Festival in the fall and the 1760 Celebrations. Other efforts to increase tourism include an 8.5 metre (27.88 ft) salmon statue made of stainless steel. Restigouche Sam, as the statue was christened, was donated to the city to honour Campbellton's historical connection with the "salmon-rich" Restigouche River. Several murals have also been created to beautify the city. Sports The Memorial Civic Centre (Memorial Civic Center) is the most important sporting infrastructure in the city. The Memorial Civic Centre opened in downtown Campbellton on the bank of the Restigouche River in 1992, following a fire to the 1930s era Memorial Arena located on Arran Street. Its 3,500 seat multi-purpose arena with Olympic size ice surface is home to the Maritime Junior Hockey League's Junior A ice hockey team; the Campbellton Tigers. The complex is equipped to accommodate sporting events, entertainment, commercial functions and trade shows on a local, regional or national basis. Every spring the Memorial Civic Centre is used for the Promotion Plus trade show which showcases the regions commercial enterprises as well as displaying various talent shows. This centre is designed to host Olympic competitions and provides training facilities for Canada's national teams. The conference room is used for many corporate events including annual meetings for the Campbellton Regional Chamber of Commerce, political conventions and local business client parties. *The 2003 Canada Winter Games took place in the facility and Sidney Crosby was present to represent his native Nova Scotia in the sport of ice hockey. *In 2006, the city was host to the Acadian Games. *In 2009, CBC (CBC Television)'s Hockey Day in Canada was broadcast from Campbellton, where Ron MacLean and Don Cherry did their segment of Coach's Corner at the Memorial Civic Centre. *In 2010, the National Speed Skating Championship was held at the Memorial Civic Centre. *On November 18, 2010, the Montreal Canadiens alumni, which included Stéphane Richer (Stéphane Richer (ice hockey forward)), Karl Dykhuis and other greats, played an exhibition game against the Campbellton local heroes. '''Memorial Civic Centre facilities''' * a 3,500-seat multi-purpose arena, containing an Olympic (Olympic Games) size ice surface * another Olympic-size ice surface for practice * a removable indoor soccer turf * a 25-metre, 8-lane, semi-Olympic swimming pool thumb right 420px Memorial Civic Center (Image:Memorial Civic Center.jpg) * a wading pool * a '''Frédéric Niemeyer''' (born April 24, 1976) is a retired, veteran minor tour and Canada Canadian Davis Cup tennis player who now is a Tennis Canada coach. Born in Campbellton, New Brunswick, Niemeyer hails from Deauville, Sherbrooke, Quebec (Deauville, Quebec). He became Canada's top ranked singles player according to the ATP rankings on January 7, 2002, retaining the position for one year solid, and most recently was thus ranked on January 23, 2006. '''Sugarloaf Senior High School''' http: www.district15.nbed.nb.ca schools.php?id 13 is an English high school, with French Immersion, located in Campbellton (Campbellton, New Brunswick), New Brunswick, Canada. Its name comes from the nearby Sugarloaf mountain, a local landmark adjacent to the provincial park of the same name. thumb right 350px J.C. Van Horne Bridge in Campbellton over the Restigouche River (Image:North Side Of JC Van Horne Bridge.jpg) The '''J.C. Van Horne Bridge''' is a Canadian (Canada) steel through truss steel deck truss bridge crossing the Restigouche River between Campbellton (Campbellton, New Brunswick), New Brunswick and Pointe-à-la-Croix (Pointe-à-la-Croix, Quebec), Quebec. '''Patsy Gallant''' (born August 15, 1948, Campbellton (Campbellton, New Brunswick), New Brunswick, Canada) is a Canadian (Canada) pop (pop music) singer (singing) and musical theater actress. Of Acadian ancestry, she has recorded and performed in both English (English language) and French (French language). DATE OF BIRTH August 15, 1948 PLACE OF BIRTH Campbellton (Campbellton, New Brunswick), New Brunswick, Canada DATE OF DEATH Located in the Appalachian Mountains in the western part of the county, Kedgwick is approximately 75 kilometres southwest of Campbellton (Campbellton, New Brunswick) and 15 kilometres east of the Restigouche River along Route 17 (New Brunswick Route 17).


Sátoraljaújhely


Zagreb

of the movement. Count Janko Drašković published his ''Dissertation'' in 1832, a pamphlet that later came to be considered the political, economic, social and cultural program of the movement, as it promoted the native language as official, more autonomy from central government, and better education and enlightenment for the common people. WikiPedia:Zagreb Commons:Category:Zagreb Dmoz:Regional Europe Croatia Localities Zagreb


Saint Petersburg

by those like Boris Eifman's, who expanded the scope of strict classical Russian ballet to almost unimaginable limits. Remaining faithful to the classical basis (he was a choreographer in Vaganova Academy of Dance), he combined classical ballet with the avant-garde style (avant-garde), and then, in turn, with acrobatics, rhythmic gymnastics, dramatic expressiveness, cinema (Cinema of Russia), color, light, and finally with spoken word. With a packed cultural program and a large number of world heritage sites, as well as a developing tourist infrastructure, Saint Petersburg has become among the world's leading centers of culture and tourism. Transportation thumb right A section of the Western Rapid Diameter Western High-Speed Diameter (File:КАД Санкт-Петербург.jpg) Saint Petersburg is a major transport hub. The first Russian railway was built here in 1837, and since then the city's transport infrastructure has continued to develop and keep pace with the growth of the city. Petersburg has an extensive system of local roads and railway services, maintains a large public transport system that includes the Saint Petersburg tram (Tramways in Saint Petersburg) and the Saint Petersburg Metro, and is home to a number of riverine services that convey passengers around the city efficiently and in relative comfort. The city is connected to the rest of Russia and the wider world by a number of federal highways and national and international rail routes. Pulkovo Airport serves the majority of air passengers departing from or arriving to the city. Roads and public transport thumb left The decoration of Saint Petersburg Metro (File:Metro SPB Line1 Avtovo.jpg) Avtovo (Avtovo (Saint Petersburg Metro)) station thumb right Trolleybus (File:O Bus Saint Petersburg Russia 20100919.JPG) on Nevsky Avenue (Nevsky Prospect) thumb left Obvodny Kanal (Saint Petersburg Metro) Obvodny Kanal (File:St metro obv kanal.JPG) station, opened in 2010 thumb left Tram on Moscow Gate Square (File:TramMoskovskiyeVorotaSquare2008-04-12-1103c cut.jpg) in Saint Petersburg thumb right Hydrofoil (File:St. Petersburg Russia Hydrofoil boat.jpg) docking in St.Petersburg upon arrival from Peterhof Palace (2008). Saint Petersburg has an extensive city-funded network of public transport (buses, trams (Tramways in Saint Petersburg), trolleybuses) and several hundred routes served by ''marshrutkas''. Trams in Saint Petersburg (Tramways in Saint Petersburg) used to be the main mean of transport; in the 1980s this was the largest tram network in the world, but many tracks were dismantled in the 2000s. Buses carry up to three million passengers daily, serving over 250 urban and a number of suburban bus routes. Saint Petersburg Metro underground rapid transit system was opened in 1955; it now has 5 lines with 67 stations, connecting all five railway terminals, and carrying 2,5 million passengers daily. Metro stations are often elaborately decorated with materials such as marble and bronze. class "collapsible collapsed" style "border:1px solid #ddd; float:center; margin:5px 5px 0 0;" - !style "background:#f5f5f5; padding:5px;" Saint Petersburg Metro map - 600px center (File:Saint Petersburg metro map ENG.png) Traffic jams (Traffic congestion) are common in the city due to daily commuter traffic volumes, intercity traffic and excessive winter snow. The construction of the Saint Petersburg Ring Road, which was completed in 2011, helped to partially reduce the traffic in the city. Saint Petersburg is an important transport corridor linking Scandinavia to Russia and Eastern Europe. The city is a node of the international European routes (International E-road network) E18 (European route E18) towards Helsinki, E20 (European route E20) towards Tallinn, E95 (European route E95) towards Pskov, Kiev and Odessa and E105 (European route E105) towards Petrozavodsk, Murmansk and Kirkenes (north) and towards Moscow and Kharkiv (south). Waterways The city is also served by passenger and cargo seaports in the Neva Bay of the Gulf of Finland, Baltic Sea, the river port higher up the Neva and tens of smaller passenger stations on both banks of the Neva river. It is a terminus of both the Volga-Baltic (Volga–Baltic Waterway) and White Sea-Baltic (White Sea – Baltic Canal) waterways. The first high bridge that does not need to be drawn, a commons:Category:Saint Petersburg WikiPedia:Saint Petersburg Dmoz:Regional Europe Russia Administrative Regions Saint Petersburg


Tel Aviv

CBS - Azor - Tzrifin - Ramla Kiryat Menahem Begin neighborhood - 461 Tel Aviv CBS - Azor - Tzrifin - Lod CBS In May 2003, after a brief hiatus from touring, the group performed a concert in the open-air Voel Amphitheatre in Tel Aviv, Israel. On May 24, 2003, as part of a cultural program dedicated to the 300th anniversary of Saint Petersburg, the band performed a concert in Saint Petersburg Stadium. Video and audio versions of this concert were released. Biography Yael Arad, who is Jewish, was born in Tel Aviv . She started taking judo classes at the age of eight and within half a year, ranked second in Israel in her weight class. Commons:Category:Tel Aviv Wikipedia:Tel Aviv Dmoz:Regional Middle East Israel Localities Tel Aviv


Mongolia

to become the most widely practised religion in Mongolia. The end of religious repression in the 1990s also allowed for other religions to spread in the country. According to the Christian missionary group Barnabas Fund, the number of Christians grew from just four in 1989 to around 40,000 as of 2008. In May 2013, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) held a cultural program to celebrate 20 years of LDS Church history in Mongolia, with 10,900 members, and 16 church


Florence

as main books concerning his philosophical and cultural program: ''Idee. Wstęp do filozofii dojrzałości dziejowej.'' (''Ideas. An introduction to the Historical Maturity'') and ''Legenda Młodej Polski'' (''The Legend of Young Poland''). DATE OF DEATH 1911-04-31 PLACE OF DEATH Florence, Italy Life An orphan from Florence, Beccari studied at a school in Lucca and the universities in Pisa and Bologna. After graduating, he spent a few months


Morocco

to be closely related to the terrorist group the Hofstad Network, but has never been prosecuted for membership of the group. Cross-cultural study requirement EMU was one of the earliest colleges to require cross-cultural study of all undergraduates, with a university-sponsored program beginning in the 1970s. "Cross-cultural program," www.emu.edu crosscultural. Retrieved 09 August 2010. EMU recommends that its undergraduate students earn 15 semester hours of credit


Brazil

-12-31 accessdate 2008-04-11 Gil is not a member of Lula's Workers' Party (Workers' Party (Brazil)) and did not participate in creating its cultural program. Shortly after becoming Minister, Gil began a partnership between Brazil and Creative Commons. As Minister, he has sponsored a program called Culture Points, which gives grants (Grant (money)) to provide music technology and education to people living

for Brazilian Pop Star; Gilberto Gil Becomes Culture Minister, But Not Everyone Sings His Praises url http: query.nytimes.com gst fullpage.html?res 9C03EFD8143FF932A05751C1A9649C8B63 work The New York Times publisher The New York Times Company date 2002-12-31 accessdate 2008-04-11 Gil is not a member of Lula's Workers' Party (Workers' Party (Brazil)) and did not participate in creating its cultural program. ref name rohter


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