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Santa Cruz Xoxocotlán

head resting on a brick and a cross drawn in lime on the ground above the head. After the burial, a novena is said and after the nine days of prayers, a “carpet” of colored sand is created with religious images and a depiction of the Twelve Passions of Christ. After more prayers, this carpet, along with the cross drawn in lime or flower petals is brought to the grave of the deceased at midnight to be deposited. The next morning, final goodbyes are said. The two most important celebrations held in the municipality are “martes de brujas” or Witch Tuesdays and Day of the Dead. Tuesdays during Lent are called the “martes de brujas” or Witch Tuesdays. On these days, tamales with panela cheese are sold along with atole. The fourth Friday of Lent is called the Friday of the Samaritan, which is celebrated in the atrium (Atrium (architecture)) of the town church with the sounds of bells, music and fireworks. The event ends with Mass. Lent ends with Holy Week, which includes a Passion Play. The fourth Tuesday in Lent has been host to an annual musical event called the Martes de Brujas since 2005. In 2009, the event included groups such as Sonora Santanera, the Dueto de Cuerdas de Oaxaca, El Grupo de Danzón and Lizet Santiago. The tradition of “Witch Tuesdays” dates back to the colonial period when Friar Domingo de Santamaría promoted the construction of a church with volunteers working nights. Women would come to offer tamales and atole to the volunteers, lighting their way with a type of lamp called a “bruja”, which contained a candle protected by paper shields. The consumption of tamales on these Tuesdays has been practiced since but in the 1970s, cultural events began to accompany the ritual. During the month of October, the Virgin of the Rosary is celebrated with an event called the Rosario de Aurora, starting from the 3rd of October and ending with the beginning of Day of the Dead ceremonies on 31 October. Day of the Dead commemorations extend from 31 October to 2 November and even the poorest in the municipality save money in order to adorn graves with flowers and offer cigarettes, mole, chocolate and other things. east of Monte Albán. - 383 Santa Cruz Xoxocotlán Santa Cruz Xoxocotlán Centro (Centro District, Oaxaca) - - 383 Santa Cruz Xoxocotlán Santa Cruz Xoxocotlán Centro (Centro District, Oaxaca) -


Puno

. Its folklore is nourished from legends and stories (Tall tale) in which mystery and inexplicable things are always present. Towns, lagoons, hills, religious images, always have an origin that violates in an invariable way the rules of logic or biology. '''Puno''' is a region (regions of Peru) in southeastern Peru. It is bordered by Bolivia on the east, the Madre de Dios Region on the north, the Cusco (Cusco Region) and Arequipa (Arequipa Region) regions


Ixmiquilpan

;evangelicals." In the village of San Nicolás, there have been religious conflicts between traditional Catholics and evangelicals since 1991. In 2001, nine evangelical families were expelled from the town. Tensions rose again in 2006, when Catholics opposed the construction of an evangelical church in the area, and tried to tear down the building under construction. In the community of Cantinela, a number of Catholic religious images were found torched. Local


Popayán

, with ancient religious images paraded through Popayán's historical downtown streets. They are borne on wooden platforms by means of 4 projecting wooden "bars" at the front and 4 at the back. These bars rest on the shoulders of the “Cargueros”, as those responsible for carrying the platforms are known. "Easter processions are representations of different episodes narrated in the Gospels, on the Passion, Crucifixion (Crucifixion of Jesus) and Death of Jesus Christ (Jesus), where


Seville

; FIFA president Sepp Blatter also stated that he believed Celtic fans were the greatest fans in the world when he presented the FIFA Fair Play award at Celtic Park. The historical origins are from paradise garden religious images that first translated


Indonesia

of the sampaguita, are strung into a necklace (''lei'') and worn by women and used to adorn religious images. Personnel The UNPROFOR was composed of nearly 39,000 personnel, 320 of whom were killed on duty. It was composed of troops from Argentina, Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy (Italian Army), Jordan, Kenya, Lithuania, Malaysia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, the Russian Federation (Russian Federation), Slovak Republic (Slovakia), Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Kingdom and the United States. thumb left Natural Distribution of the Burmese Python (green) and the Indian Python (Image:Natural Range of Python molurus6.jpg) (red) and interference area (yellow). The Burmese Python is found throughout Southern- and Southeast Asia including Eastern India, Nepal, Western Bhutan, Southeast Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Northern continental Malaysia, Southern China and in Indonesia on Java, Southern Sulawesi, Bali and Sumbawa. D. G. Barker, T. M. Barker: „The Distribution of the Burmese Python, Python molurus bivittatus“; Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society 43(3):33-38, 2008 This python is an excellent swimmer and needs a permanent source of water. It can be found in grassland s, marshes, swamps, rocky foothills, woodlands, river valleys, and jungles with open clearings. They are good climbers and have prehensile tails. At 250 million years in the future, the Atlantic and Indian oceans are predicted to have closed. North America is predicted to have already collided with Africa, but be in a more southerly position than where it rifted. South America is predicted to be wrapped around the southern tip of Africa, with Patagonia in contact with Indonesia, enclosing a remnant of the Indian Ocean (called the Indo-Atlantic Ocean). Antarctica would then once again be at the South Pole and the Pacific will have grown wider, encircling half the Earth. The Act controlled "undesirable" immigration by establishing quotas. The Act barred specific origins from the Asia–Pacific Triangle, which included Japan, China, the Philippines (then under U.S. control), Siam (Thailand), French Indochina (Laos, Vietnam, and Cambodia), Singapore (then a British colony), Korea, Dutch East Indies (Indonesia), Burma, India, Ceylon (Sri Lanka) and Malaya (Malay Peninsula) (mainland part of Malaysia). Based on the Naturalization Act of 1790, these immigrants, being non-white, were not eligible for naturalization, and the Act forbade further immigration of any persons ineligible to be naturalized. Dmoz:Regional Asia Indonesia Commons:Category:Indonesia Wikipedia:Indonesia


Moscow

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Berlin

in a museum in Argentina. After a long restoration process, the restored film was shown on large screens in Berlin and Frankfurt simultaneously on 12 February 2010. Plot Apart from paintings, Nolde's work includes many prints, often in color and watercolor paintings of various sizes, including landscapes, religious images, flowers, stormy seas and scenes from Berlin nightlife. A famous series of paintings covers the German New Guinea Expedition, visiting the South Sea


Pakistan

of Java. * Pakistan: ''Jasminum officinale'' is known as the "''chambeli''" or "''yasmin''", it is the national flower (National symbols of Pakistan). * Philippines: ''Jasminum sambac'' is the national flower. Adopted in 1935, it is known as "''sampaguita''" in the islands. It is usually strung in garlands which are then used to adorn religious images. South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation The South Asian Association


Italy

modes. He moved from one style to the next, from realism to abstraction to surrealism. He executed abstract city themes, religious images, botanical and nature studies, erotic and steamy Caribbean landscapes, and colorful still-lifes of vegetables, fruits, and flowers. His strong draftsmanship is evident throughout the many kinds of images that he continued to make over the years. '''Joseph Stella''' (June 13, 1877 - November 5, 1946) was an Italian-born (Italy), American (United States) Futurist (Futurism (art)) painter best known for his depictions of industrial (industrialisation) America. He is associated with the American (United States) Precisionism movement of the 1910s-1940s. He was born in Muro Lucano, Italy but came to New York City in 1896. He studied at the Art Students League of New York under William Merritt Chase. His first paintings are Rembrandtesque depictions of city slum life. In 1908, he was commissioned for a series on industrial Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) later published in The Pittsburgh Survey. Albin Hagström began importing accordions from Germany and Italy in 1925 and founded Firma Albin Hagström. Albin expanded his business with shops in Sweden, Norway and Finland and in 1932 he started manufacturing accordions himself in Älvdalen. In 1936, Hagström hired two Italian accordion builders who helped to update and streamline the manufacturing process. In 1939 Hagström started to establish themselves in USA by opening ''Hagstrom Music Company Inc'' in Rockefeller Center in New York as well as ''Albin Hagstrom Inc'' in Jamestown (Jamestown, New York). However in 1940 the launch was canceled due to World War II and the people hired to run the company disappeared with the company's funds. In 1946 Sven Hillring was sent over from Sweden to oversee a new launch of the new accordion factory in Jamestown, which was in business until 1949. thumb Seoul (File:Gangnam Station and Samsung Town, New Downtown Seoul in Korea.jpg), South Korea South Korea is by far the most highly developed country when compared to the BRICs and N-11s. It has achieved an incomparable level of development compared to these groups, with its Human Development Index higher than some of the world's most advanced economies, including France, UK, Austria, Denmark, Finland and Belgium. When compared to other OECD members in 2010, South Korean workers had a higher disposable income than Germany, Japan and Sweden, by far the highest in Asia with the strongest growth rate that is more than quadruple that of the United States in the same period. Despite these conditiions, it has been achieving growth rates of 4-6%, a figure more than double to triple that of other advanced economies. More importantly, it has a significantly higher Growth Environment Score (Goldman Sachs' way of measuring the long-term sustainability of growth) than all of the BRICs or N-11s. Commentators such as William Pesek Jr. from Bloomberg (Bloomberg L.P.) argue that Korea is "Another 'BRIC' in Global Wall", suggesting that it stands out from the Next Eleven economies. By GDP (PPP) (List of countries by GDP (PPP)), South Korea already overtook a G7 and G8 economy, Canada, in 2009, surpassing Spain in 2010. According to the IMF World Economic Outlook, it will overtake Italy in 2014 and Mexico in 2016 to become one of the world's top ten economies and the 6th largest among developed countries. In terms of GDP per capita (PPP) (List of countries by past and future GDP (PPP) per capita), South Korea has surpassed many developed countries, including Portugal in 2003, New Zealand in 2008 and Greece, Spain and Italy in 2010. At current speeds, it will surpass Japan and France in 2016. While measuring the South Korean economy by nominal GDP is inaccurate as the South Korean won is artificially kept low to boost exports, economists from other investment firms argue that even when measured by nominal GDP per capita (Nominal GDP), South Korea will achieve over $96,000 by 2050, surpassing the United States and by far the wealthiest among the world's major economies, suggesting that wealth is more important than size for bond investors, stating that Korea's credit rating will be rated AAA sooner than 2050. http: www.strattonstreetcapital.com abf reports a%20pile%20of%20brics.pdf thumb Seoul (File:Gangnam Station and Samsung Town, New Downtown Seoul in Korea.jpg), South Korea South Korea is by far the most highly developed country when compared to the BRICs and N-11s. It has achieved an incomparable level of development compared to these groups, with its Human Development Index higher than some of the world's most advanced economies, including France, UK, Austria, Denmark, Finland and Belgium. When compared to other OECD members in 2010, South Korean workers had a higher disposable income than Germany, Japan and Sweden, by far the highest in Asia with the strongest growth rate that is more than quadruple that of the United States in the same period. Despite these conditiions, it has been achieving growth rates of 4-6%, a figure more than double to triple that of other advanced economies. More importantly, it has a significantly higher Growth Environment Score (Goldman Sachs' way of measuring the long-term sustainability of growth) than all of the BRICs or N-11s. Commentators such as William Pesek Jr. from Bloomberg (Bloomberg L.P.) argue that Korea is "Another 'BRIC' in Global Wall", suggesting that it stands out from the Next Eleven economies. By GDP (PPP) (List of countries by GDP (PPP)), South Korea already overtook a G7 and G8 economy, Canada, in 2009, surpassing Spain in 2010. According to the IMF World Economic Outlook, it will overtake Italy in 2014 and Mexico in 2016 to become one of the world's top ten economies and the 6th largest among developed countries. In terms of GDP per capita (PPP) (List of countries by past and future GDP (PPP) per capita), South Korea has surpassed many developed countries, including Portugal in 2003, New Zealand in 2008 and Greece, Spain and Italy in 2010. At current speeds, it will surpass Japan and France in 2016. While measuring the South Korean economy by nominal GDP is inaccurate as the South Korean won is artificially kept low to boost exports, economists from other investment firms argue that even when measured by nominal GDP per capita (Nominal GDP), South Korea will achieve over $96,000 by 2050, surpassing the United States and by far the wealthiest among the world's major economies, suggesting that wealth is more important than size for bond investors, stating that Korea's credit rating will be rated AAA sooner than 2050. http: www.strattonstreetcapital.com abf reports a%20pile%20of%20brics.pdf :''For the town in Italy with the same name, see Farnese, Lazio. The '''Farnese''' family was an influential family in Renaissance Italy. Its most important members included Pope Paul III and Cardinal Alessandro Farnese, and the titles of Duke (Duke of Parma) of Parma and Piacenza and of Castro were held by various members of the family. Expeditions and research Chikhachyov's independent scientific activity began in 1841, when he published geological descriptions of Monte Gargano in South Italy and the environs of city of Nice. In 1842, he published a geological description of the southern provinces of the Neapolitan kingdom. thumb 250px The upper Chulyshman River (File:Gornii altai.jpg) Eastman was born in Genoa, Italy. He took his Americanized alias "George Eastman" when he was cast as a "heavy" in many spaghetti westerns (Spaghetti western) made in the late 1960s and early 1970s. In 1972 he performed the villain in the movie ''The Call of the Wild (The Call of the Wild (1972 film))'' together with Charlton Heston (directed by Ken Annakin). Eastman later became a regular performer in many movies directed by Joe D'Amato, for whom he also became a screenwriter. He was a very familiar face in Italian B-cinema in the early 1980s, being generally cast as the villain, thanks to his height (he is 6'9" tall) and his dark and menacing looks and exaggerated acting style. His most famous movie is the gory horror film ''Anthropophagous (The Anthropophagous Beast)'', directed by Joe D'Amato in 1980. * Robert Schuman Medal (Robert Schuman Medal, EPP Group) (EPP Group) * Alberto João has an "honoris causa" doctorate in Political Sciences, granted by the Italian (Italy) University of St. Cirilio.


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