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Fireworks return to the Hanse Festival thanks to support from local businesses

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Visitors can browse the 15th-century Newport Ship mobile museum in the Hanse House on both days and listen to the Chanot Ensemble which will ...
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06:30 20 May 2016 Sophie Biddle Fireworks are set off from West Lynn, over King's Lynn waterfront, to celebrate the Hanse Festival 2015. Picture: Matthew Usher © Archant Norfolk 2015 This weekend’s Hanse Festival in King’s Lynn is set to go off with a bang after local businesses ensured the fireworks display would return for another year. Email this article to a friend To send a link to this page you must be logged in. More events have been added to the schedule created by West Norfolk Council to mark International Hanse Day and the 11th anniversary of the town’s membership of the new Hanse. Visitors can browse the 15th-century Newport Ship mobile museum in the Hanse House on both days and listen to the Chanot Ensemble which will perform...
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15th Century Encampment Day

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Go to the Weald and Downland Open Air Museum and visit a 15th century military encampment, tomorrow or on Sunday between 10.30am and 5pm.
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New Early Music in Columbus concert series to be under new leadership

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Hixon is also passionate about early music, which encompasses compositions dating back as far as the Middle Ages. "My family is full of musicians: ...
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The 2016-17 season of Early Music in Columbus will consist of five ensembles performing six concerts — under a new program director. On July 1, Columbus resident Sarah Hixon will replace Katherine Wolfe, who is set to retire after 23 years as the organization’s leader. Hixon, a 35-year-old native of Pasadena, Calif., runs a dance company, Hixon Dance, and works as an instructor at BalletMet Columbus and the New Albany Ballet Company. She has degrees in dance from George Mason University and Ohio State University. Hixon is also passionate about early music, which encompasses compositions dating back as far as the Middle Ages. "My family is full of musicians: My mother’s a pianist; my father played the organ,” said Hixon, who collaborates ...
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UCLA scholars, artists tie in with Getty's 'Cave Temples of Dunhuang'

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From the 4th to the 14th century, Dunhuang bore witness to intense religious, commercial and cultural exchange along the trade routes linking the ...
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A symposium of international scholars and performances of traditional music by ethomusicology faculty are among a series of upcoming UCLA events tied in with “Cave Temples of Dunhuang: Buddhist Art on China’s Silk Road,” an exhibition that runs through Sept. 4 at the Getty Museum. The exhibition features stunning artifacts and documents discovered in hundreds of cave temples carved in a cliff wall on the western edge of the Gobi Desert, near the ancient oasis town of Dunhuang, China. Decorated with Buddhist wall paintings and sculptures, the caves are known as the Mogao Grottoes. From the 4th to the 14th century, Dunhuang bore witness to intense religious, commercial and cultural exchange along the trade routes linking the East and West,...
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Kieler Schatzsuche: Archäologen landen im Mittelalter

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Kiel treasure hunt: archaeologists land in the middle ages
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Jeden Tag kommen Archäologen der Geschichte der Stadt Kiel weiter auf die Spur - mitten auf einer großen Baustelle für die neue Wohnanlage ...
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Archaeologists of the history of the city of Kiel continue on the trail - located on a large construction site for the new residential complex come each day...
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Stand: 20.05.2016 07:00 Uhr Jeden Tag kommen Archäologen der Geschichte der Stadt Kiel weiter auf die Spur - mitten auf einer großen Baustelle für die neue Wohnanlage "Schlossquartier" in der Innenstadt. Seit Wochen ist ein Team des Archäologischen Landesamtes im Getöse zwischen Baggern und Betonmischern mit Pinsel, Metall-Detektor und Schaufel zugange. Anfangs gruben sie Überbleibsel aus dem 17. und 18. Jahrhundert aus. Jetzt sind die Mitarbeiter auf Relikte aus dem 13. Jahrhundert gestoßen - und damit aus der Gründungszeit der Stadt. Die Schlossquartier-Baustelle in der Eggerstedtstraße in Kiel entpuppt sich als wahre Fundgrube. Für das Team des archäologischen Landesamtes gibt es viel zu entdecken. Jeff Brown sucht mit seinem Metall-D...
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Stand: 20.05.2016 every day come 07:00 archaeologists of the history of the city of Kiel on the track - located on a large construction site for the new residential complex "Castle District" in downtown. For weeks, a team of archaeological State Office in the ROAR between excavators and concrete mixers with brush, metal detector and shovel is working. Initially, they dug up relics from the 17th and 18th centuries. Now, the employees have encountered relics from the 13th century - and thus from the founding of the city. The Castle District construction site in the Eggerstedtstraße in Kiel turns out to be a treasure trove. For the team of the State archaeological Department, there is much to discover. Jeff Brown looks with his metal-D...
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Kinder tauchen ins Mittelalter ein

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HANDWERKER galten im Mittelalter als freie Leute, im Gegensatz zu Bauern. Das Handwerk setzte sich aber erst im 12. Jahrhundert durch. Während ...
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Sigmaringen sz Seit Mittwoch befindet sich in Sigmaringen unterhalb des Schlosses eine kleine mittelalterliche Stadt. Drei Tage lang, bis zum heutigen Freitag, organisiert die Stadt am und im Kinderhäusle ein Ferienprogramm für Grundschulkinder.Jeden Tag findet das Programm von 14 bis 18 Uhr statt. „Am Mittwoch waren die Kinder ganz überrascht, dass die Zeit schon um war. Sie haben sogar gefragt, ob sie übernachten dürfen“, so Organisatorin Daniela Banzar. 50 Kinder nehmen daran teil – laut Banzar habe es noch deutlich mehr Anmeldungen gegeben. Sozialarbeiter und viele Ehrenamtliche haben das Programm organisiert, die Zeltstadt aufgebaut und leiten nun, mittelalterlich kostümiert, durch das Programm.Am Mittwoch wurde damit begonnen, die ...
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Sigmaringen sz located since Wednesday in Sigmaringen beneath the Castle a small medieval town. For three days, up to today, Friday, the city organizes and in the children domestic held a holiday program for Grundschulkinder.Jeden day the program from 14.00 to 18.00. "The children were quite surprised that the time was already on Wednesday. They even have wondered whether they should stay", so Organizer Daniela Banzar. 50 children attend: according to Banzar there have been significantly more applications. Social workers and many volunteers have organized the program, set up the tent city and direct now, medieval costumes, by the Programm.Am Wednesday... started
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Kevelaer: Wertvolle Sammlung geht an das Museum

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Kevelaer: Valuable collection goes to the Museum
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Dr. Burkhard Schwering hatte als junger Student seinerzeit zwei Krüge aus dem Mittelalter erworben. Von einem Bekannten bekam er den Tipp, diese ...
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Dr. Burkhard Schwering had acquired as a young student at the time two pitchers from the middle ages. He received the tip from a friend...
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Kevelaer. Pfarrer Johannes Broel hat der Einrichtung in Kevelaer seine gesammelten Kunstobjekte vermacht. Die Vielfalt der Stücke ist jetzt erstmals in einer Sonderschau öffentlich zu sehen. Von Sebastian Latzel Dr. Burkhard Schwering hatte als junger Student seinerzeit zwei Krüge aus dem Mittelalter erworben. Von einem Bekannten bekam er den Tipp, diese Stücke doch von Johannes Broel begutachten zu lassen. Der würde sich hier bestens auskennen, hieß es. So kam es zum ersten Treffen mit dem Geistlichen und leidenschaftlichen Sammler. Ein Treffen, aus dem sich eine enge Freundschaft über 40 Jahre entwickelte. "Johannes Broel sagte immer zu mir: Du wirst mein Testamentsvollstrecker und euer Museum bekommt einen großen Teil meiner Sammlung"...
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Kevelaer. Pastor Johannes Broel bequeathed his collected art objects of the institution in Kevelaer. The variety of the pieces is to see publicly for the first time in a special show. By Sebastian Latzel Dr. Burkhard Schwering had acquired as a young student at the time two pitchers from the middle ages. A friend gave him the advice to examine these pieces by Johannes Broel. Who would know out here very well, they said. So, it came to the first meeting with the spiritual and passionate collectors. A meeting from which a close friendship developed over 40 years. "Johannes Broel used to say to me: you're my executor and your Museum receives a large part of my collection"...
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Kieler Schatzsuche: Archäologen landen im Mittelalter

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Kiel treasure hunt: archaeologists land in the middle ages
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Anfangs gruben sie Überbleibsel aus dem 17. und 18. Jahrhundert aus. Jetzt sind die Mitarbeiter auf Relikte aus dem 13. Jahrhundert gestoßen - und ...
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Initially, they dug up relics from the 17th and 18th centuries. Now, the employees have encountered relics from the 13th century - and...
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Stand: 20.05.2016 07:00 Uhr Jeden Tag kommen Archäologen der Geschichte der Stadt Kiel weiter auf die Spur - mitten auf einer großen Baustelle für die neue Wohnanlage "Schlossquartier" in der Innenstadt. Seit Wochen ist ein Team des Archäologischen Landesamtes im Getöse zwischen Baggern und Betonmischern mit Pinsel, Metall-Detektor und Schaufel zugange. Anfangs gruben sie Überbleibsel aus dem 17. und 18. Jahrhundert aus. Jetzt sind die Mitarbeiter auf Relikte aus dem 13. Jahrhundert gestoßen - und damit aus der Gründungszeit der Stadt. Die Schlossquartier-Baustelle in der Eggerstedtstraße in Kiel entpuppt sich als wahre Fundgrube. Für das Team des archäologischen Landesamtes gibt es viel zu entdecken. Jeff Brown sucht mit seinem Metall-D...
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Stand: 20.05.2016 every day come 07:00 archaeologists of the history of the city of Kiel on the track - located on a large construction site for the new residential complex "Castle District" in downtown. For weeks, a team of archaeological State Office in the ROAR between excavators and concrete mixers with brush, metal detector and shovel is working. Initially, they dug up relics from the 17th and 18th centuries. Now, the employees have encountered relics from the 13th century - and thus from the founding of the city. The Castle District construction site in the Eggerstedtstraße in Kiel turns out to be a treasure trove. For the team of the State archaeological Department, there is much to discover. Jeff Brown looks with his metal-D...
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Prague sous Charles IV : la Nouvelle-Ville, un projet ambitieux (II)

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Prague under Charles IV: the new-city, an ambitious project (II)
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La liturgie slave a néanmoins disparu au cours du XIe siècle après l'expulsion des moines slaves, et c'est justement Charles IV, qui la redécouvre lors ...
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The Slavonic liturgy has however disappeared during the 11th century after the expulsion of the Slavic monks, and it is precisely Charles IV, who rediscovered it when...
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Sous le règne du roi de Bohême et empereur du Saint-Empire, Charles IV, dont on célèbre cette année les 700 ans de la naissance, Prague est devenue un vrai cœur de l’Europe centrale. Dans la dernière rubrique touristique, nous avons parlé de ses principales constructions dans la Vieille-Ville, la cathédrale Saint-Guy et le pont Charles, qui ont donné à la ville son visage caractéristique, si admiré des touristes. Mais Charles IV est responsable également de la réalisation d’un projet ambitieux qui a fait de Prague l’une des plus grandes villes de l’époque, la Nouvelle-Ville. Prague comme un centre politique et économique La plan de la Nouvelle-Ville de Prague Même s’il l’a fondé officiellement en 1348, l’idée de Charles IV de créer un no...
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During the reign of the King of Bohemia and Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, Charles IV, which is celebrating the 700th anniversary of the birth, Prague has become a true heart of Central Europe. In the last tourist section, we talked about its main buildings in the old town, St. Vitus Cathedral and Charles Bridge, who gave the city its characteristic, so admired by the tourists face. But Charles IV is also the achievement of an ambitious project that has made Prague one of the largest cities of the time, responsible for new town. Prague as a political and economic plan of the new town of Prague even if he founded officially in 1348, the idea of Charles IV to create a no...
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Da Vinci's inventions exhibited at EXPO 2016 in Antalya

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A true model of a unique 15th-century design, the da Vinci's "Robot-Soldier" is one of the most striking pieces of the exhibition. The "Multi-Cannonball ...
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The designs and inventions from one of the greatest inventors of all times, Leonardo da Vinci, are on display at EXPO 2016 at the Antalya Congress Center, with an exhibition titled "The World of Leonardo da Vinci." The exhibition reveals new discoveries, features da Vinci's drawings and 20 designs, and will remain open until July 15.Organized with the participation of 53 countries, Antalya's hosting of EXPO 2016 with the theme "Children and Flowers" has exhibits which go well beyond botanical richness. The exhibit of "The World of Leonardo da Vinci - Machines" takes visitors on a journey into history and the incredible mind of the versatile genius. The exhibition includes 20 designs by da Vinci regarding flight, music, architecture and m...
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