Idomeneo is a masterpiece of Mozart’s choral music and the dramatic situations he composed for the choir are among the most extraordinary, for their strength and emotion. These masses of people, who act and react with one voice, further reinforce the conflicts and individual passions of the characters. The complex, painful and tense relationship between father and son, which beats throughout the opera, is often compared to the one that lived then Mozart himself, who at age 25 had left Salzburg and his father’s house, composing a large part in Munich, away from the protection of his father.
Did you know that kissing a person for three minutes burns 15 calories? And that it activates more than 30 facial muscles? Or that kisses had a lot of importance in the medieval and that they were comparable to an agreement? Curious to know more – in this encyclopedia you will learn all the essential things about this way of expressing love. About its history, its biological meaning, its impact to health, its manners and its differences in various countries we want to tell you more.
Four of the Catalan leaders facing trial over last year’s failed push for regional independence went on a hunger strike in the beginning of december, claiming they are being treated unfairly by the Spanish justice system. They criticise the Constitutional Court’s attitude of preventing their access to European justice.
The third cultural tourism conference (3-5 December) organized jointly between the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) concluded today in Istanbul, Turkey. Participants declared their support for cultural tourism as a driver for safeguarding living heritage, catalyzing creativity in cities, and spreading tourism’s socioeconomic benefits to all.
SEE NAPLES AND DIE!
So recites an ancient proverb, meaning that everyone should visit Naples at least once in his life.