JM Jazz World 2016

Posted: January 30, 2016 in events
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The Jeunesse Musicales Jazz World is an international jazz big band for
globe’s best young musicians. Led by acclaimed international artistic
directors, the orchestra meets for a weeks’ rehearsal before heading on
to tour the international jazz circuit.

Talented musicians between 18 and 26 years old, playing saxophone,
trombone, trumpet, horn, tuba, guitar, bass, drums, percussion, piano and
vocals are invited to apply by 14th March 2016.

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Fest 2016, one of the most important cultural events in Portugal and worldwide, will be held in Espinho from 20th to 27th June.

Young directors (up to 30 years of age only for the Short and Medium Film Competition) are invited to send their videos, which must have been concluded after 1st March 2014, under one of these categories: Fiction; Documentary; Experimental and Animation. Directors can submit more than one film, in separate entries.  They cannot submit the same film in more than one category. Videos should be on DVD, Blueray and Hard Drive formats and be in English or have English subtitles.

There are small administration fees.

Deadline for submitting entries: 28th February 2016
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The rest of the Coxless Crew is set to arrive in Australia in early 2016. Beyond the world records they set (the first crew to row the Pacific, the first female crew to do so and the fastest row across it), they want to inspire all women to support each other because, as they say, “Everyone’s got their own Pacific to cross.”

Source: How a TED Talk inspired a row across the Pacific Ocean

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Iohannis in presa germana: ”un german vrea sa faca a doua revolutie in Romania”

Dat fiind faptul că în actuala campanie electorală pentru alegerile prezidenţiale,  majoritatea  candidaţilor se lansează în discursuri sterile despre defectele contracandidaţilor şi motivele pentru care aceştia nu trebuiesc votaţi, am identificat zece – posibile – motive pentru care un candidat mai deosebit nu ar trebui votat. Mă refer aici la Klaus Iohannis, iar pentru foarte multă lume o parte din aceste motive probabil nu constitue nici o noutate. Însă ele necesită atenţie.

  1. Primul motiv este de fapt ultimul motiv găsit de contracandidaţii săi: Klaus Iohanis nu are copii. Din această cauză – după legea maimuţelor – nu poţi fi maimuţă cea mai mare dacă nu ai făcut la rândul tău alte maimuţe mai mici. Aşadar, Klaus Iohannis trebuie să fie un pater familias înainte de a avea pretenţia de candida la preşedenţia României. Foarte interesant este…

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