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San Martín Tilcajete

and sometimes overnight jailing used to enforce community norms. Most of the town’s residents make a living through a mixture of agriculture and the making of a craft called alebrijes. Many of the houses are decorated with these wooden creatures. These have brought national and international attention. However, it is still a very small town, which, despite the tourism it now receives, has no restaurants, ) are brightly colored Mexican folk art (Mexican handcrafts and folk art) sculptures of fantastical creatures. The first alebrijes, along with use of the term, originated with Pedro Linares. After dreaming the creatures while sick in the 1930s, he began to create what he saw in cardboard and paper mache. His work caught the attention of a gallery owner in Cuernavaca and later, the artists Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo. Linares was originally from México City (DF), he was born June 29, 1906 in México City and never moved out of México City, he died January 25, 1992. Then in the 1980s, British Filmmaker, Judith Bronowski, arranged an itinerant demonstration workshop in U.S.A. participating Pedro Linares, Manuel Jiménez (Manuel Jiménez (artist)) and a textil artisan Maria Sabina from Oaxaca. Although the Oaxaca valley area already had a history of carving animal and other types of figures from wood, it was at this time, when Bronowski's workshop took place when artisans from Oaxaca knew the alebrijes paper mache sculptures. Then Linares’ designs were adapted to the carving of a local wood called copal (Bursera glabrifolia) and on family visits, demonstrated his designs there. The Oaxaca valley area already had a history of carving animal and other types of figures from wood, and Linares’ designs were adapted to the carving of a local wood called copal (Bursera glabrifolia). This adaptation was pioneered by Arrazola native Manuel Jiménez (Manuel Jiménez (artist)). This version of the craft has since spread to a number of other towns, most notably San Martín Tilcajete and La Unión Tejalapan, become a major source of income for the area, especially for Tilcajete. The success of the craft, however, has led to the depletion of the native copal trees. Attempts to remedy this, with reforestation efforts and management of wild copal trees has only had limited success. The three towns most closely associated with alebrije production in Oaxaca have produced a number of notable artisans such as Manuel Jiménez, Jacobo Angeles, Martin Sandiego, Julia Fuentes and Miguel Sandiego. Pedro Linares was originally from México City (Distrito Federal). In the 1980s, British Filmmaker, Judith Bronowski, arranged an itinerant demonstration workshop in U.S.A. participating Pedro Linares, Manuel Jiménez (Manuel Jiménez (artist)) and a textil artisan Maria Sabina from Oaxaca. Although the Oaxaca valley area already had a history of carving animal and other types of figures from wood, it was at this time, when Bronowski's workshop took place when artisans from Oaxaca knew the alebrijes paper mache sculptures. Then Linares’ designs were adapted to the carving of a local wood called copal (Bursera glabrifolia). The Oaxaca valley area already had a history of carving animal and other types of figures from wood, and Linares’ designs were adapted to the carving of a local wood called copal (Bursera glabrifolia). This adaptation was pioneered by Arrazola native Manuel Jiménez (Manuel Jiménez (artist)). This version of the craft has since spread to a number of other towns, most notably San Martín Tilcajete and La Unión Tejalapan, become a major source of income for the area, especially for Tilcajete. The success of the craft, however, has led to the depletion of the native copal trees. Attempts to remedy this, with reforestation efforts and management of wild copal trees has only had limited success. The three towns most closely associated with alebrije production in Oaxaca have produced a number of notable artisans such as Manuel Jiménez, Jacobo Angeles, Martin Sandiego, Julia Fuentes and Miguel Sandiego.


Wenchang

of Singapore's Hainanese population having ancestral roots in Wenchang. Wenchang Hainanese is considered to be the most prestige accent of the Hainanese language and is used by the provincial broadcasting media. Tianmeidong, a village located in Wenchang, received international attention in 2007 when they changed their name to Tianweiban; officials were unsure how to type the final character of the new name on computers, causing various difficulties for villagers. ref name "TKP">


Baraboo, Wisconsin

Green , Circus World Museum in Baraboo (Baraboo, Wisconsin), and The Wisconsin Dells also draw thousands of visitors annually, and festivals such as Summerfest and the EAA Oshkosh Airshow (Oshkosh Airshow) draw international attention, along with hundreds of thousands of visitors. '''Sauk County''' is a county (county (United States)) in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, the population was 55,225. Its county seat and largest city is Baraboo (Baraboo, Wisconsin). Biography Henry Clay Hansbrough was born near Prairie du Rocher, Illinois. Henry Clay, who attended the wedding for his parents Elisha Hansbrough and Sarah Hagan, suggested to them that they name their first son after him, and they did. Dakota Datebook Henry attended the common schools and in 1867 moved to San Jose, California. He learned the art of printing and worked at the trade in San Jose and later at Baraboo, Wisconsin. He moved to Dakota Territory and established the ''Grand Forks News'' in 1881 and the ''Inter-Ocean at Devils Lake'' in 1883. He was mayor of Devils Lake (Devils Lake, North Dakota) from 1885 to 1888 and a member of the Republican National Committee from 1888 to 1896.


Mwanza

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Vestmannaeyjar

westman-islands title Westman Islands publisher Icelandic Tourist Board accessdate 13 April 2014 The largest island, Heimaey, has a population of 4,135. The other islands are uninhabited, although six have single hunting cabins. Vestmannaeyjar came to international attention in 1973 with the eruption of Eldfell volcano, which destroyed many buildings and forced a months-long evacuation of the entire population to mainland Iceland. Approximately one fifth of the town


Willimantic, Connecticut

accessdate 2013-04-29 Willimantic has received national and international attention for its annual Boom Box Parade. Back in 1986, with the local Windham High School marching Band having disbanded, local parade fan Kathleen Clark approached the local radio station WILI (WILI (AM)) with the idea of a people’s parade. She offered her collection of vintage marching music records to the radio station with her idea that they play these patriotic marches throughout the duration


Port Vila

Vanuatu has three official languages, English (English language), French (French language), and Bislama, a creole language evolved from English. Bislama is the first language of many urban ni-Vanuatu, that is, the residents of Port Vila and Luganville. It is the most common second language elsewhere in the Vanuatu islands. It is similar to Tok Pisin of Papua New Guinea, and other nearby creoles. *'''Vanuatu''' **Port Vila - Bauerfield International Airport * Expansion needed (updated by bot) ** 34 - Aishiya, Batikent, Blenheim, New Zealand, Bogra District, Brzeziny (Gmina of Lubartów), Casablanca, Chlewiska, Dakhiliyah, Drzewianowo, Enmore, Guyana, Guarenas, Guatire, Kaikoura, Kasindol, Khulna, La Rogivue, List of China provinces by compass, List of cities and towns in Hong Kong, Lisów, Lusignan, Guyana, Maracaibo, Maymand, Nobres, Panauti, Patras, Porlamar, Port Vila, Riffa, Szczekarków, Tórshavn, Wola Mieczysławska, Yerevan, Łucka, Łucka Kolonia * Expert attention needed (updated by bot)


British Hong Kong

of this, wuxia came to flourish in British Hong Kong, and the genre of kung fu movie in Hong Kong action cinema became wildly popular, coming to international attention from the 1970s. The genre declined somewhat during the 1980s, and in the late 1980s the Hong Kong film industry underwent a drastic decline, even before Hong Kong was handed to the People's Republic in 1997. Major ''' Raja Aziz Bhatti''' (1928 - September 10, 1965) Major Raja Aziz Bhatti,Pakistan Army. Retrieved 09 June 2010 (Punjabi (Punjabi language), or 支聯會. is a pro-democratic organization that was established on 21 May 1989 in the then British colony of Hong Kong (British Hong Kong) during the demonstration for the students protest in Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Square protest of 1989) in Beijing. The aims of the organization are supporting patriotic democratic movements in China, putting an end to the current one-party dictatorship (single-party state) established by the Communist Party of China, and building a democratic China. It has become the largest grassroots pro-democracy advocacy group in Hong Kong, comprising over 200 base-level members from labour, councillor offices, religious, students, women and political commentary interest groups. Every year, the Alliance holds "Vindicate 4 June and Relay the Torch" activity in Victoria Park (Victoria Park, Hong Kong). According to the organizers, the 20th anniversary commemorations in Victoria Park, Hong Kong, held on 4 June 2009 was attended by over 150,000 people. http: www.nytimes.com 2009 06 05 world asia 05hong.html Before British rule in Hong Kong (British Hong Kong), the area of Sha Tin and its vicinity was referred to as '''Lek Yuen''' (lit. "source of trickling" or "source of clear water"). Colonial officials allegedly mistook the name of the Sha Tin Wai village as the name of the area and it has been used ever since. Nowadays, the original name is used to refer to Lek Yuen Estate. - border 100px (File:Flag of Hong Kong 1959.svg) 1959–1997 Flag of the British colony of Hong Kong (British Hong Kong) A British Blue Ensign with the coat of arms of Hong Kong (1959–1997). - Tuen Mun remained an important town of coastal defence (Coastal defence and fortification) until the start of British rule (British Hong Kong) in 1898. When the British took over (Convention for the Extension of Hong Kong Territory) the New Territories from the Qing (Qing Dynasty) government in this year, the area was renamed Castle Peak (Castle Peak, Hong Kong), and Tuen Mun Hui to '''Tsing Shan Hui''' (青山墟) or '''Castle Peak Hui'''. The name '''Tuen Mun''', however, continued to be used by those living in the area. In pop culture Queen's Road is an icon of the British Crown colony of Hong Kong (British Hong Kong). In the transition period before sovereignty transfer (Transfer of sovereignty over Hong Kong), there were rumours that all streets and roads related colonial figures like Queen's Road would be renamed in honor of Chinese communists (Communist Party of China). Lo Ta-yu, a song writer, has written a song with Albert Leung titled 皇后大道東 (Queen's Road East), performed by Lo Ta-yu and Ram Chiang Chi Kwong (蔣志光) in 1991, to describe the change in this transition period. '''Sir Robert Ho Tung Bosman''', KBE (Order of the British Empire) (22 December 1862 – 26 April 1956), better known as '''Sir Robert Hotung''', was an influential Eurasian businessman and philanthropist in British Hong Kong. It has often been claimed that he was the "first Chinese person to be allowed to live on Victoria Peak" in 1906, two years after the enactment of the Peak Reservation Ordinance in 1904. Clara Ho Tung, a Hong Kong lady by Irene Cheng Known as "the grand old man of Hong Kong", Leader (28 January 2011). "Ho Tung villa highlights lack of heritage strategy", ''South China Morning Post'' Hotung was knighted in 1915 and 1955. London namesake Smithfield, Hong Kong, was probably named after its London namesake by the British colonial (British Hong Kong) administration. Smithfield, London, is an area in the north-western part of the City of London with a history of over 800 years. It started as an area to house live cattle from the country before they were slaughtered and sold at the meat markets in the City of London. The area was frequented by people of the grassroots of society who worked there as labourers and traders of meat and other foodstuff in the marketplaces nearby. Though situated in England, Smithfield, London, has been a symbol of Scottish patriotism after William Wallace was executed there in 1305. Smithfield, London, as a landmark was promoted by literary works such as Charles Dickens' "Oliver Twist" and Mark Twain's "The Prince and the Pauper".


Guanajuato, Guanajuato

to this law. Also, what text needs a check from Spanish to English? The quotes that appear to have been translated don't come with the original Spanish text, so I can't verify your translation. You mention that the flag change in 1968 was based on the Summer Olympics—was that because of the increased international attention or related to something else like the Tlatelolco massacre? Is the list of example locations of Banderas monumentales complete? I seem to recall seeing one of them

) 02:43, 8 January 2006 (UTC) ****I do not think there was a law passed, because if that was the case, the PRI would have changed their logo. I'll check my references again. As for why the change of the flag design in 1968, I do not know why it was changed exactly due to the increased international attention or the second event you said. As for the list of the locations of the banderas monumentales, I created an article separate from this one and that one, which is at Banderas monumentales, has a full list of all of their locations. I just did not want the article to become list heavy, so I forked. Zach (User:Zscout370) (Smack Back) (User_talk:Zscout370) Fair use policy (WP:FU) 03:10, 8 January 2006 (UTC) Sometimes the district office's overprint included a number designating the suboffice for which the stamps were intended, and occasionally suboffices applied their own handstamps. Larger offices had several different designs of handstamp in use; Mexico City used five different devices to handstamp the stamps of 1856, each with a different appearance, while the districts of Guadalajara (Guadalajara, Jalisco), Guanajuato (Guanajuato, Guanajuato), Puebla (Puebla, Puebla), Querétaro (Querétaro, Querétaro), and San Luis Potosí (San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí) each had three devices. War of Independence During the Mexican War of Independence (1810-1821), numerous mints operated, providing coins for both the supporters and opponents of the Spanish crown. The Royalist issued coins at mints in Chihuahua (Chihuahua, Chihuahua), Durango, Guadalajara (Guadalajara, Jalisco), Guanajuato (Guanajuato, Guanajuato), Nueva Viscaya (Nueva Vizcaya, New Spain), Oaxaca (Oaxaca, Oaxaca), Real del Catorce, San Fernando de Bexar (San Antonio, Texas), San Luis Potosí (San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí), Sombrerete, Valladolid Michoacán (Morelia) and Zacatecas (Zacatecas, Zacatecas). Most Royalist issues were similar in style to the earlier colonial issues from the Mexico City mint with no new denominations issed. 200px thumb right Juan Carlos Romero Hicks (Image:Juan Carlos Romero Hicks.jpg) '''Juan Carlos Romero Hicks''' (b. December 10, 1955 in the city of Guanajuato (Guanajuato, Guanajuato)) was the Director General of the Mexican (Mexico) Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACyT). Prior to this, he was the Governor of Guanajuato. He is a member of the National Action Party (National Action Party (Mexico)) (PAN). The '''Alhóndiga de Granaditas''' (public granary) is an old grain storage building in Guanajuato City (Guanajuato, Guanajuato), Mexico. This historic building was created to replace an old granary near the city's river. Its construction lasted from 1798 to 1809, by orders of Juan Antonio de Riaño y Bárcena, a Spaniard who was the quartermaster of the city during the Viceroyalty of New Spain (New Spain). The building received World Heritage listing as part of the Historic Town of Guanajuato in 1988. Other passenger service was provided between Mexico City and: Cuernavaca, Morelos; Tampico, Tamaulipas; Guanajuato, Guanajuato; and Veracruz, Veracruz.


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