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Christmas party and you

Culture By 7 December, 2018 No Comments

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: We all love it

Culture By 21 November, 2018 No Comments

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.

FINLAND: female composing with Kaija Anneli Saariaho

Culture By 28 October, 2018 No Comments

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.

TIME OUT: How we get abused by companies

Culture By 29 September, 2018 No Comments

Time is money. The truth is we have definetely more time today than 100 years ago. Not just lifetime, but also in our daily life. Our kids get more attention than ever, we are also every time every richer. But nevertheless we say all the time, that we have no time. That is one point of a new documentary, but the other is that we work for companies for free, wasting our time without getting anything for it and without realizing that we are somehow “employed”.

OPERA: El Teatro Real shows how to attract youngsters

Culture By 17 September, 2018 No Comments

Opera is too long, boring and it is always the same story.

That is what most of the  young kids tend to say about opera, classical theatre and music plays. And also among the not so young there are not many people that love classical opera, that can last for hours and hours. In the Teatro Real in Madrid there were very aware of the changing times and adapted their programme and presentations completely to the new lifestyle and the importance of social media, to the impact of visual stimulation with lights and costumes and the wish of the people to share the experience that can cost between 25 and 200 euros with their friends, to “show off” with their cultural life.