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Golmud

Highway 109 ) connecting Xining and Lhasa. *China National Highway 215, runs north from Golmud to Dunhuang, Gansu Airport WikiPedia:Golmud Commons:Category:Golmud


Santa Cruz, Rio de Janeiro

'''Sepetiba''' is a neighborhood in the western zone of Rio de Janeiro, surrounded by Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, Rio de Janeiro) and Guaratiba, and by the Sepetiba Bay. It occupies an area of 1,162.13 ha, and has a population of 35,892 (according to Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística, IBGE, 2000 demographic census).


Léogâne

. Rara Léogâne is the bastion of Rara, a rural festival that quickly emerge as the most popular cultural of Haitian heritage. The phenomenon of Rara is at once a season, a festival, a genre of music, a religious ritual, a form of dance, and sometimes a technique of political protest (Politics). Rara season starts along with Carnival (Haitian Carnival), and keeps going through Lent, culminating on Easter week. Local Rara societies form musical parading bands that walk for miles


Cetinje

of the Eparchy of Montenegro and the Littoral of the Serb Orthodox Church, and Montenegrin Orthodox Church. Seat of the Eparchy of Montenegro and the Littoral is situated in Cetinje Monastery. Seat of the Montenegrin Orthodox Church is situated in the Chapel in Gruda quarter. Festivals Today, Cetinje is home of one of the most popular cultural events in Montenegro - 'Summer at the Old Royal Capital'. It is the artist festival with almost 100 events, which held yearly, from June to September. During that period, visitors can attend the gigs of regional artist stars at the most significant city locations, but in the villages too. During the 'Summer at the Old Royal Capital', there are festivals like 'Royal Fest' (hard rock, alternative), 'Cetinje Jazz Fest', 'Espressivo' (classical music), 'Cucka jeka' (Kobilji Do), 'Riječka noć' (Rijeka Crnojevića), 'Njeguško ljeto' (Lovćen and Njeguši), 'Folklor' etc. During the 2013, events during the 'Summer at the Old Royal Capital' attended almost 50,000 visitors. There are more festivals and events during the whole year, like 'Christmas Concerts' (7 8 January), Independence Day event (21 May), 'MIT Fest' (alternative theatre festival) etc. Sports thumb HC Lovćen - HC Partizan, 2013 (File:Lovcenpartizan.jpg) The most popular sports in Cetinje are football (football (soccer)), handball (team handball) and basketball. Football Football in Cetinje has a very long tradition associated with FK Lovćen Cetinje, oldest football club in Montenegro. FK Lovćen was founded in 20 June 1913. It is one of most successful football clubs in Montenegro. The best results in the past were achieved before WW2, when they won few Montenegrin Championships, and in 1956 in qualifications for the first national league. In 1947, Lovćen was juvenile club champion. FK Lovćen now competes in the Montenegrin First League. During the season 2013 14, Lovćen played their greatest season in the First League, winning the second place. On the May 21st 2014, Lovćen won the Montenegrin Cup, which was the first national trophy in the club's history. Another club from Cetinje is FK Cetinje, formed in 1975. Their greatest result was promotion to the Second Montenegrin League, during the summer 2013. Handball Formed at 1949, Handball club “Lovćen” (RK Lovćen) is among oldest handball clubs in Montenegro. During the decades, especially from 80's until today, Lovćen became most successful Montenegrin men's handball club, but the most trophied team from Old Royal Capital Cetinje. There is huge number of great Montenegrin, Yugoslav and European players which produced handball school of Lovćen. From the 1988 until today, Lovćen played 23 seasons in the First Handball League of SFR Yugoslavia, FR Yugoslavia and Montenegro. Five times, club from Cetinje won the champions' title - in the seasons ''1999 00, 2000 01, 2006 07, 2011 12'' and ''2012 13''. Most trophies in the club history, Lovćen won in the national Cup. Club from Cetinje holds 2 winner titles in the Cup of FR Yugoslavia and five in the Montenegrin Cup (Montenegrin Men's Handball Cup). Lovćen hold Cup trophies from the seasons ''2001 02, 2002 03, 2008 09, 2009 10, 2010 11, 2011 12, 2012 13''. Lovćen is member of Regional SEHA League (SEHA League) since its inception. Today, Lovćen is the only SEHA League member from Montenegro. In their first SEHA League season, Lovćen made surprising result, with final placement on 6th position. Year after that, Lovćen finished season on the same table position. In the season 2013 14, because of new SEHA League criteria, SRC Lovćen hall was reconstructed, with changing capacity from 1,500 to 2,020. Handball club Lovćen is permanent member of European handball competitions since 1997. The greatest result Lovćen made during the EHF Champions League 2000 01 (2000–01 EHF Champions League) when they participated in the quarterfinals against THW Kiel. Until today, Lovćen played 65 games in European Competitions. "B" team of Lovćen is HC Cepelin-Lovćen, which in past competed in First league. Today, Cepelin-Lovćen is playing in Second league. Basketball Basketball club “Lovćen” is one of the oldest sport clubs in Cetinje. It was founded in 1947. The best results were achieved in 1997 98 season, when it was scored at the 6th place of the National basketball league. This provided participation at international competition “Radivoje Korac Cup.” Today, it competes in the first A league of Montenegro. Second club is BC Cetinje, formed in 1997. Other sports During the past, in Cetinje existed Volleyball club "Lovćen". It competed in Republic League and was among best Montenegrin clubs in that sport. VC "Lovćen" is not active anymore. Today, there are dozens of active clubs. Table-tennis club "Lovćen" is among two most successful table tennis clubs in Montenegro during last four decades. Other clubs are Racing team "Lovćen", Judo club "Crnogorac", Karate club "Lovćen", Boxing club "Lovćen", Women basketball club "Lovćen" and others. Venues Cetinje has a number of sporting venues. The main sporting venues on Cetinje are: *Stadion Obilića poljana, with capacity of 2,000 seats. *Sports Center Cetinje, a multi functional indoor sport facility. It has a capacity of 2,020 seats. *New small football field of FK Lovćen, with capacity of 1,000 seats with lights for night games. Transport Cetinje is connected to Podgorica and Budva through three-lane motorways. Both towns are about commons:Category:Cetinje


Gulfport, Mississippi

and culture Tourism He was the second of four children and attended Hancock North Central High School where he played baseball and football. Favre started for the Hancock North Central baseball team as an eighth-grader and earned five varsity letters. He played quarterback, lineman (lineman (football)), strong safety (Defensive back), placekicker and punter (punter (football position)) in a primarily option (option offense), run-oriented offense coached by his father, Irvin Favre, who was the head coach of the team. '''Brett Lorenzo Favre (w:Brett Favre)''' (born October 10, 1969, in Gulfport, Mississippi (w:Gulfport, Mississippi)) has been the starting quarterback for the Green Bay Packers (w:Green Bay Packers) in the National Football League (w:National Football League) since 1992.


Yap

an important and popular cultural activity in many Asian and Oceanic (Oceania) countries, including India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Papua New Guinea, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Taiwan, Myanmar, Cambodia, the Solomon Islands, Thailand, Laos, the Maldives, Yap, Palau, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Vietnam (Culture of Vietnam). It is not known how and when the areca nut and the betel leaf were combined together into one psychoactive drug. Archaeological evidence from Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines suggests that they have been used in tandem for four thousand years or more. Archaeological evidence from Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines. Threats thumb right Island with fringing reef (File:Mvey0290.jpg) off Yap, Micronesia


Maldives

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Palau

or ritual which dates back thousands of years from South Asia to the Pacific. It constitutes an important and popular cultural activity in many Asian and Oceanic (Oceania) countries, including India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Papua New Guinea, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Taiwan, Myanmar, Cambodia, the Solomon Islands, Thailand, Laos, the Maldives, Yap, Palau, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Vietnam (Culture of Vietnam). It is not known how and when the areca nut and the betel leaf were combined together into one psychoactive drug. Archaeological evidence from Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines suggests that they have been used in tandem for four thousand years or more. Archaeological evidence from Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines. In Palau, betel nut is chewed with lime, piper leaf and nowadays, with the addition of tobacco (cigarette). Older and younger generations alike enjoy the use of betel nut, which is readily available at stores and markets. Unlike in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands where the inner areca nut is used, in Palau the areca nut's skin is chewed along with lime, leaf and tobacco and the juice is not swallowed but spat out. * '''8''' Arizona (AZ), Colorado (CO), Idaho (ID), New Mexico (NM), Nevada (NV), Utah (UT), Wyoming (WY) *''' 9''' Alaska (AK), American Samoa (AS), California (CA), Guam (GU), Hawaii (HI), Marshall Islands (MH), Federated States of Micronesia (FM), Northern Mariana Islands (MP), Oregon (OR), Palau (PW), Washington (Washington (U.S. state)) (WA), Army Post Office Pacific (AP), Fleet Post Office Pacific (AP) '''Koror''' is the state comprising the main commercial centre of the Republic of Palau. It consists of several islands, the most prominent being '''Koror Island''' (also '''Oreor Island'''). Therefore, the Viceroyalty's former territories included what is now the present day countries of Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Belize, Costa Rica; the United States regions of California, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Puerto Rico, Guam, Mariana Islands, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Wyoming, Florida; a portion of the Canadian province of British Columbia; the Caribbean nations of Cuba, the Dominican Republic, the island of Hispaniola, Jamaica, Antigua and Barbuda; the Asia-Pacific nations of the Philippine Islands (Philippines), Palau and Caroline Islands. On 9 February ''Kaga'' hit a reef at Palau after she had unsuccessfully sortied against American carrier forces attacking (Marshalls-Gilberts raids) the Marshall Islands on 1 February. The damage reduced the carrier's speed to 18 knots. Takeshi Maeda, a B5N crewmember on ''Kaga'', states that the carrier grounded at Staring Bay in March, not at Palau in February. The discrepancy is not explained in the sources. (Werneth, p. 116) After temporary repairs, she continued to the Timor Sea, where on 19 February 1942 she, with the other carriers of the First and Second Carrier Divisions, launched air strikes (Bombing of Darwin‎) against Darwin, Australia (Darwin, Northern Territory) from a point Commons:Category:Palau WikiPedia:Palau Dmoz:Regional Oceania Palau


Kingston, Ontario

programs in Kingston include The Union Gallery (Queen's University's student art gallery), Verb Gallery, Open Studio 22, the Kingston Arts Council gallery, and The Artel: Arts Accommodations and Venue. The Kingston WritersFest Kingston WritersFest occurs annually. For over four decades the Ukrainian Canadian Club of Kingston has hosted the "Lviv, Ukraine" pavilion as part of the Folklore tradition, holding this popular cultural


Laos

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