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Luang Prabang

Prabang has a rich artistic and culinary history and the city's cooks were hired by the king. Typical local dishes include: O-lam (the favorite dish of Luang Prabang locals), Luang Prabang sausage, mokpa (steamed fish), Mekong River moss (served fried) with its chilli sauce (cheo bong). Gastronomy in Luang Prabang Transportation File:2014 LP airport.jpg thumb left New terminal, Luang


A Coruña

of the Kingdom of Galicia in the city, instead of Santiago (Santiago de Compostela). A Coruña also became the headquarters of the Captaincy General. In the late Middle Ages, before the expulsion of the Jews in 1492 (Alhambra Decree), a thriving Jewish community created a rich artistic heritage in the city. The most lavishly illuminated Hebrew Bible in medieval Spain was created in A Coruña in 1476. Known as the Kennicott Bible, it is currently housed in the Bodleian Library, Oxford. WikiPedia:A Coruña Dmoz:Regional Europe Spain Autonomous Communities Galicia A Coruña Commons:Category:A Coruña


Málaga

This is one of the highest results in Europe and almost double more that of cities in the northern half of Europe (for comparison: London – 1,461, Warsaw – 1,571, Paris – 1,630). According to the Instituto Nacional de Estadística (Instituto Nacional de Estadística (Spain)), 2007 saw 3,059 hours of sunshine. "Málaga es la tercera ciudad española con más horas de sol" – www.diariosur.es Rain occurs mainly in winter, with summer being generally dry. Málaga is one of the few cities in Europe which are "green" all year round.


Győr

. The exhibition presents the whole art of the scupltor. He reformed the portrait and medal sculpture, using traditional and at the same time, modern methods and expressions in a very rich, artistic way. The '''Children’s Museum''' (in same building) is the first museum in Hungary specifically for children with temporary exhibitions. * Wikipedia:Győr Commons:Category:Győr


Bavaria

surrealist painter, and Luise Bartholomä Ende, a physiotherapist (Coby 258). Since his artwork was banned by the Nazi party, Edgar Ende was forced to work in secret. In 1935, when he was six, the Ende family moved to the "artists' quarter of Schwabing" in Munich (Haase 55). Growing up in this rich artistic and literary environment influenced Ende’s later writing. DATE OF BIRTH November 12, 1929 PLACE OF BIRTH Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Bavaria, Germany DATE OF DEATH


Sri Lanka

influenced by its rich history (History of Sri Lanka), diversity, and religious beliefs. The country has a rich artistic tradition, embracing the fine arts, including music, dance, and visual arts. Sri Lankan lifestyle is reflected in the cuisine, festivals, and sports. South Indian (South Indian culture) influences are visible in many aspects. There is also some influences from colonization by the Dutch (Netherlands), the Portuguese (Portugal) and the United Kingdom British


Portugal


Netherlands

; *Philippines: "'''retumbos'''" right thumb 250px Ceylon Tea (File:Sri Lanka 030.jpg) The '''culture of Sri Lanka''' has been influenced by many things in the past, but has managed to retain much of its ancient, rich aspects. Mostly it has been influenced by its rich history (History of Sri Lanka), diversity, and religious beliefs. The country has a rich artistic tradition, embracing the fine arts, including music, dance, and visual arts. Sri Lankan lifestyle


Germany

" in Munich (Haase 55). Growing up in this rich artistic and literary environment influenced Ende’s later writing. '''Pinneberg''' is a district in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It is bounded by (from the northwest and clockwise) the districts of Steinburg and Segeberg, the city (and state) of Hamburg and the state of Lower Saxony (district Stade (Stade (district))). History in other countries In Germany and the Netherlands (see below) the chief

to Australia following Japan's entry into the war. In 1942–43 the battalion took part in fighting along the Kokoda Track before returning to Australia where it spent over a year training. In December 1944 the 2 3rd returned to New Guinea to take part in the Aitape–Wewak campaign and remained there until the war ended. Following the end of hostilities, the battalion was disbanded on 8 February 1946 in Brisbane (Brisbane, Queensland). The crusaders encountered a long and rich

artistic tradition in the lands they conquered at the end of the 11th century and the beginning of the 12th. Byzantine (Byzantine art) and Islamic art (that of both the Arabs and the Turks (Seljuk Turks)) were the dominant styles in the Crusader states, although there were also the styles of the indigenous Syrians (Demographics of Syria) and Armenians. These indigenous styles were incorporated into styles brought by the crusaders from Europe, which were themselves highly varied, stemming from France, Italy, Germany, England, and elsewhere. On the whole the Eastern Christian styles were more significant influences than Islamic art; the artists working in the Crusader lands are assumed to have had the same variety of backgrounds. Many art historians attempt to guess the backgrounds, in terms of ethnicity, place of birth and training, of the artists involved with particular works, an effort treated with caution by Kurt Weitzmann, Doula Mouriki, and Jaroslav Folda, author of the most recent detailed survey. Folda, I, 13, quoting Weitzmann; I, 17–18, quoting Mouriki '''Fiddler’s Green''' is a German (Germany) band from Erlangen that plays independent Irish speedfolk (Folk music), formed in 1990. Their first concert under the name of Fiddler’s Green was at the Newcomer-Festival in Erlangen in November 1990, where the band came second. The first album, entitled "Fiddler’s Green", was released in 1992, and was a mixture of live and studio tracks and of traditional and self-written songs. It was released on their own label, Deaf Shepherd Recordings. The band has been signed to a major label, but chose to go back to being independent. Commons:Category:Germany Wikipedia:Germany Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany


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