Rene Magritt Museum in Brussels

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Sochi 2014 Olympics tickets

No doubt Sochi 2014 22nd Winter Olympics which will be hold on February, 7—23, 2014 would be unforgettable sport event then you should be hurry to by tickets to get there on time. Expected that it will be the most compact Winter Games in the history of the Olympic Movement. It will be possible to get from one venue to another in just a matter of minutes and all Olympic and Paralympic competition will take place in the same venues. It is for this reason that all athletic facilities for the Sochi 2014 Games are being built with the needs of disabled people in mind.

here is details on purchasing tickets, sales dates and requirements. So, if you are going to visit Sochi this winter you should hurry.

Eleven athletic venues have been built for the Sochi 2014 Games, which will be divided into two clusters—mountain and coastal. The clusters locate within 48km of each other, which is less than a 30 minute ride along a new railway.

Each cluster contains an Olympic Village. The travel time from the Olympic Village to a competition venue in the coastal cluster is no more than five minutes. Additionally, travel time from the Olympic Village to a competition venue in the mountain cluster is less than 15 minutes.

Coastal Cluster

The central focus of the coastal cluster is the Olympic Park. It connect up all competition venues, the parking zone and the infrastructure elements. For the first time in the history of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, all ice arenas are within walking distance of one other. The Olympic Park is able to accommodate about 70,000 visitors when full.

Mountain Cluster

The Mountain Cluster includes Biathlon and Ski Complexes, a Bobsleigh Track, a Ski Center, a Ski Jump Complex, as well as a Snowboard Park and Freestyle Center.

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Andrea Bocelli concerts 2013

Andrea Bocelli was born on September 22, 1958 in Lajatico, Tuscany, NW Italy. As a child, he learned to play the piano, flute, and saxophone. Visually impaired from birth, Bocelli became blind at the age of 12 following a soccer injury. His break came when he recorded a demo tape of the song “Miserere” that was heard by Pavarotti. The duo recorded the song and had a major hit.

Andrea Bocelli in Leeds, Sep. 14, Sat 20:00

Andrea Bocelli in Glasgow, Sep. 15, Sun 20:00

Andrea Bocelli in Santiago, Sep 25, Wed 21:00

Andrea Bocelli in Lima, Sep 28, Sat 21:00

Andrea Bocelli in Guatemala City, Oct.1, Tue 20:00
Guatemala City

Andrea Bocelli in Mexico City, Oct.3, Thu 20:30
Mexico City

Andrea Bocelli in Budapest, Nov.9, 9:00

Andrea Bocelli in Las Vegas, Dec.7, Sat 20:00
Las Vegas

Andrea Bocelli in Phoenix , Dec.8, 19:30

Andrea Bocelli in Brooklyn, Dec. 11, Wed 19:30

Andrea Bocelli in Tampa, Dec. 14, Sat 20:00

Andrea Bocelli in Atlanta, Dec. 15, Sun 19:30

Andrea Bocelli in Bratislava, Dex 20, Fri 19:00

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Tom Waits European Tour 2013

Tom Waits European Tour has been announced. So, concerts are expected to be in:

San Sebastian, Spain – Auditorium Kursaal (July 12)
Barcelona, Spain – Auditorium Forum (14, 15)
Milan, Italy– Teatro Degli Arcimboldi (17,18, 19)
Prague, Czech Republlic– KCP (21, 22)
Paris, France – Grand Rex (24, 25)
Edinburgh, Scotland – Playhouse (27, 28)
Dublin, Ireland – The Ratcellar, Phoenix Park (30, 31, August 1)

www.tomwaits.com

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Carnival in Cologne

If you want to see a real carnival, you dont need to go to Rio de Janeiro or Venice. Go to Cologne for this! Just dont forget to take your kids then you will get great atmosphere and unforgettable impression there. Maybe you come here only once in your life, and you will have everything you want to get from carnivals.

Balls and Fools’ Gatherings

From 11th November until the world-famous spectacle of the Cologne Carnival, locals, immigrants and tourists celebrate the crazy season with numerous fancy-dress gatherings and masked balls.

Women’s Carnival Day
Early in the morning, the streets are alive with women in fancy dress on their way to the office, their place of work or to shops, and from 10.00 a.m. they all head towards the Alter Markt. At 11.11 a.m. the Street Carnival is officially opened at the Alter Markt by the three principal Carnival figures: the Prince, the Peasant and the Virgin. At 13.30, Historical play “Jan un Griet” (Jan von Werth Carnival society) at the Severinstor, followed by a procession to Alter Markt to honour the Jan von Werth memorial with cheerful music and dance performances.

In the afternoon and evening: masked balls and parties

Carnival Friday
In the morning, you might come across the odd “survivor” of “Weiberfastnacht” if you go for a stroll through the city. A tour of the city is always worthwhile: coach trips from the Cologne Tourist Board.

In the evening: masked balls and parties

Carnival Saturday
Following a traditional Cologne “Frühschoppen” or early-morning drink, at 10.30 a.m. you should head for the “Funkenbiwak” at Neumarkt. The city is overflowing with “Jecken” or Carnival figures by the afternoon.

In the evening: parties, parties and even more parties

Carnival Sunday
Parade through the city centre from 10:30 p.m.: School groups in fancy dress and original costumes of clubs in the city quarters.

In the evening: masked balls and parties

Rose Monday
The climax of the Carnival with the large official parade from 10:30 a.m., organized by the Cologne Carnival Committee of 1823: It is a colourful spectacle with sweets (“Kamelle”), little bouquets of flowers (“Strüßjer”), pecks (“Bützje”) and over one million of spectators in fancy dress. This year’s motto: “Each jester to their own red nose“ All day the city echoes to the sounds of the Carnival battle cry: “Kölle Alaaf”, which means “Long live Cologne!”

Evening: the celebrations continue in halls, restaurants and pubs

Carnival Tuesday
In the afternoon, parades in Cologne’s suburbs with Carnival groups and societies in fancy dress. After the midday parades in Cologne suburbs the party goes on until at midnight, amid great weeping and wailing, the “Nubbel” (a life-size straw figure) is ceremonially burnt.

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Amsterdam Sea Museum

Most interesting thing in this museum is replica of East Indiaman Amsterdam ship from 1748.

Address: Kattenburgerplein 1, 1018 KK Amsterdam, Netherlands
Adult ticket price: €15
Senior citizen ticket price: €7.5

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Tassen Museum Bags and Purses in Amsterdam

Tassen Museum Bags and Purses is located in the centre of Amsterdam, near Rembrandt square, in a beautiful characteristic canal house, dating back to 1664. Visiting this unique museum you can enjoy 500 years of history of the Western lady’s bag.

There is a widest a collection of more than 4000 bags, purses, trunks, pouches, cases and accessories there, dating from the late Middle Ages until today. The Museum of Bags and Purses in Amsterdam is the largest of its kind in the world.

The collection highlights the bag in all its variety of forms, functions and materials, while also emphasising the story that each piece has to tell in terms of style and fashion and the effects that it has had upon developments in society.

Price for ticket is 8,50 euro
Students – €7
Schoolchildren (13 till 18) – €5
Children (up to age 12) – free of charge
Groups (from 10 persons) – €7, see also Group packages
Museumcard – free
Friends of the Museum of Bags and Purses – free
Icom card – free
I Amsterdam card – free
Holland pass – free or special reduction

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London Enterteinment

If you are looking for place to go with your kids at the weekend in London Odeon cinema is a nice choice. Price for kids is only £1 this summer, and parents are free!

odeon london movies

Top 10 films in UK on this summer:
1.Ted
2.The Dark Knight Rises
3.Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Dog Days
4.Ice Age: Continental Drift 2D
5.Brave 3D
6.Dr Seuss’ The Lorax
7.The Amazing Spider-Man 3D
8.Magic Mike
9.Mirror Mirror
10.Carry On Jatta

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Amsterdam concerts in August 2012

Jazz Café Alto, Amsterdam
Live music 7 days a week
Korte Leidsedwarsstraat 115
Doors open at 21-00
Performance starts at 22-00
Dutch saxophonist Hans Dulfer performs here every Wednesday

Het Concert Gebouw
Concertgebouwplein 10
Concert time: 20-15 – 22-35

28/08/12
Joaquin Rodrigo Spanish composer
Program: Ravel, Rodrigo, Falla, Ginastera

Regular prices: € 18.90, € 29.70, € 36.00
Discount for senior citizens: € 15.30

29/08/12
Program:Bartók, Mahler

Regular prices: € 26.10, € 40.50, € 48.60
Discount for senior citizens: € 20.70

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12-th Jazz Festival Athens 2012

12-th Jazz Festival Athens 23-27 May 2012, free entrance.
Technopolis – Pireos 100 Gazi

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