Places Known For

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Bar, Montenegro

of the City of Bar, as well as for festivals (concerts, exhibitions and literary events). The '''Old Olive of Mirovica''' is a trademark natural feature of Bar. It is believed to be more than 2000 years old and it is one of the oldest olive trees in the world. It was put under State protection in 1957. Numerous legends and traditions are associated with the Old Olive of Mirovica. One of them has it that at one time families that had a dispute would come here to make peace under this olive tree

: theatre plays, art exhibitions, literary events, concerts. “The Mediterranean Book Fair” became a part of “The Chronicle of Bar” in 2003, as the best illustration and presentation of a region where the first literary Slavic monument “The Genealogy of Bar” was written. '''International TV Festival:''' It has been held since 1995, in the month of November and represents a presentation of television achievements and works of authors from all over the world. Notable people ) or '''Kraja''' (Albanian (Albanian language): the ''Krajë'', or ''Kraja'') is an area in southeastern Montenegro stretching from the southern coast of Lake Skadar to the mountain of Rumija, comprising several villages. It is inhabited mainly by Albanians and Montenegrins, which make up most of population. The area is divided between municipalities of Bar Tivar (Bar, Montenegro) and Ulcinj Ulqin (Ulcinj). Siege of Kotor Hoping to acquire suzerainty over the town, Đurađ had waged war against Kotor in 1368. Kotor, as a result of warfare, was suffering economic decline. Accepting Zetan rule wasn't going to aid Kotor economically either. Kotor resisted Đurađ's assault after seeing the town of Bar (Bar, Montenegro) paying an annual tribute of 2,000 ducats to Đurađ, previously paying 100 perper (Serbian perper)s to Serbia, expecting the same fate for Kotor. Kotor sought aid from Nikola Altomanović, but after his major defeat in Kosovo, he could provide little assistance. Kotor sought aid from the weak Tsar Uroš V (Stefan Uroš V of Serbia) and Venice (Republic of Venice). Neither provided much help as Venice was concerned that only their warships were on the Adriatic. In fact, Venice wrote to Tsar Uroš V in 1368, complaining that Serbia's armed ships were on the Adriatic, citing Bar, Budva nand Ulcinj to have them. They had also stated that this was also a violation of the Veneto-Serbian treaty and threatened to treat this ships as ''pirate vessels''. However, Uroš replied to that letter, stating that these ships that Venice were complaining about belonged to Đurađ I Balšić, lord of Zeta. The '''Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Bar''' is an ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Roman Catholic Church in Montenegro. It is centred in the city of Bar (Bar, Montenegro) (Italian ''Antivari''). It was erected as a diocese in the 9th century and elevated to an archdiocese in 1089. The Archbishopric was by Pope's decree abolished some time after 1140, until it was restored by the Serbian medieval Nemanjić dynasty in 1199. thumb Kotor Cathedral (File:Cathedral Kotor.JPG) The Diocese of Kotor borders the village of Sutorina (Municipality of Herceg Novi) to the west. To the east, the diocese borders the river of Željeznica near the city of Bar (Bar, Montenegro) (Antivari). The diocese encompasses the settlements of Herceg Novi, Kotor, Tivat, Risan, Perast, Dobrota, Prčanj, Bijela, Budva and Sutomore. airdate 27 November 1944 frequency 94.9 MHz (Cetinje) 92.1, 94.0 MHz (Kolašin) 95.5, 96.5, 97.1 MHz (Podgorica) 101.8 MHz (Mojkovac) 96.8 MHz (Pljevlja) 94.6 MHz (Bijelo Polje) 89.5, 96.3 MHz (Rožaje) 89.1 MHz (Berane) 99.8 MHz (Bar (Bar, Montenegro)) 92.2 MHz (Budva) 97.3 MHz (Ulcinj) 89.9 MHz (Plav) 96.1 MHz (Žabljak) 88.0 MHz (Nikšić) format Public (Public radio)


'' is a vibrant hub for the intellectuals, teachers, literature and cultural activists, in addition to media peoples. It hosts literary events, cultural functions and such other activities on a regular basis. Mymensingh Press Club was established towards the end of 1959. It was set up in course of a provincial conference of journalists and editors of the-then East Pakistan, held on 7–8 March 0f 1959. Literary circles of note were ''Sahitya Sava'' and ''Troyodaosh Sammilini''. Earlier, in the 1960s

Guanajuato, Guanajuato

of the colonial period and the War of Independence. thumb Castillo de Santa Cecelia 210x210px (File:CastillaSantaCecelia2.JPG) The Museo Diego Rivera was the house where the painter was born and spent his early childhood. The first floor is dedicated to furniture and other items from the late 19th century. The floors above contain a large collection of paintings, about 100 of which are Rivera’s early and little known works. It also has workshops for arts, literary

events, film showings and other cultural activities. Very near the Jardin Union on Luis Gonzalez Obregon Street is the Casa de Gobierno, were Benito Juarez made the city the temporary capital of Mexico. Next to the Casa de Gobierno is the Real Caja de Guanajuato, which dates from 1665. It was the scene of the naming of the first authorities of a Mexico declared liberated from Spanish rule. Later it was used

Kingston, Ontario

and folk festival annually on the second full weekend in June (at Regiopolis-Notre Dame High School). Literary events also happen throughout the year at the Kingston Frontenac Public Library and local bookstores. Writers who are or have been residents of Kingston include Steven Heighton, Bronwen Wallace, Helen Humphreys, Michael Ondaatje, Joanne Page, Diane Schoemperlen, Eric Folsom, Michael Crummey, Melanie Dugan, Mark Sinnett, Mary Alice Downie


, and the Rio Grande and Suntulin Rivers. It was founded by Spanish and Belgian gold miners. San Marcos de Ocotepeque is a bustle of cultural activity ranging from plays to literary events. '''Sinuapa''' is a municipality in the Honduras

Tel Aviv

House , his former home at 22 Bialik Street in Tel Aviv, has been converted into a museum, and functions as a center for literary events. The municipality of Tel Aviv awards the Bialik Prize in his honor. Kiryat Bialik, a suburb of Haifa, and Givat Hen, a moshav bordering the city of Raanana, are named after him. He is the only person to have two streets named after him in the same Israeli city - Bialik Street and Hen Boulevard in Tel Aviv. There is also a High School

United States

of Congress . * January 10 – The Serampore Mission and Press is established in Serampore (now part of West Bengal) India by Baptist missionaries Joshua Marshman and William Ward (William Ward (missionary)). The press would grow into the largest in Asia, printing books in nearly every Indian language. Das, Sisir Kumar, "A Chronology of Literary Events, 1800–1910", ''A History of Indian Literature: Western Impact, Indian Response

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