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.
New research from Bensons for Beds reveals what time a hangover is likely to hit you the hardest, and what’s going on in your body after the Christmas party. The office Christmas party is one of the most anticipated events of the year, with more than 40% of excited Brits admitting to binging on up to 10 boozy drinks throughout the night.
Christmas keeps people together everywhere in the world. Coming home for christmas. In planet-bpm.com we wish you the best party ever and give you some ideas about how people celebrate these days in other continents and countries Christianity has been on the continent since the middle of the first century, and approximately 350 million Africans are Christian — so, they’ve had a lot of time to develop their own unique holiday traditions, like masquerade parties and dining al fresco.
Kaija Anneli Saariaho is outstanding. The Finnish composer based in Paris studied composition in Helsinki, Freiburg and Paris. Her research at the Institute for Research and Coordination Acoustic (IRCAM) marked a turning point in her music away from strict serialism towards spectralism. Her characteristically rich, polyphonic textures are often created by combining live music and electronics. Of course she also was in Germany to study music. She is a kind of DJ in classical, but electronic music with a finnish touch of mystery.