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Emre Aydin - turkish Rock with Cadde from Izmir

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Emre Aydin - turkish Rock

Emre Aydın is one of the most well known Turkish rock singers and songwriters of today’s music world. Born in Isparta on 2nd of February 1981 as first son of Saban and Nemin Aydin, he began playing saz at an early age and later on changed to guitar.

Museum of Jever - Break On Through to the Other Side!

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Museum of Jever - Break On Through to the Other Side!

The visit to Jever had led us to the Castle Museum, which is known as a cultural history museum due to its lifelike exhibitions and rooms of the late Middle Ages and the following centuries which artifacts are well known far beyond the city limits of Jever.

From Vienna to Wittenberg - Cranach followed call of money

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From Vienna to Wittenberg - Cranach followed the call of money

Lucas Cranach the Elder was one of the most important German painters, graphic artists and book printers of the Renaissance. Cranach, born in Franconia, had lived in Vienna for some time when the Wittenberg Elector Frederick the Wise brought the artist to the provincial town of Wittenberg.

Ahmet Arpad - People with Talking Eyes - Photographs

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Ahmet Arpad - People with Talking Eyes - Photographs

Already several years ago, we had written a small, first article about the photographs of Ahmet Arpad, which had been shown with his motto "Man-made landscapes" in Göppingen and Geislingen.

Kahla - Porcelain for everyone from the center of Porcelain

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Kahla - Porcelain for everyone from the center of Porcelain

After the first visit of the city center of Jena, we now wanted to see to the city of Kahla, which is considered not only as the center of porcelain from Thuringia, but also an interesting inner city as well as an imposing fortress in the immediate vicinity to the hike to as a destination.

Streetart Durres - dreary facades beautification?

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Streetart in Durres - beautification of dreary facades?

Who, dear readers, has not even discussed the topic of street art, graffiti or even the partial art form with pure facade smearing with friends or neighbors, so widespread has this phenomenon spread in recent decades.

Mosaics - Stone Arts in Zeugma, Edessa and Antioch

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Mosaics - Stone Arts in Ancient Greece and Roman Empire

Among the first mosaics in the Greek world are the so-called pebble mosaics, which consist of selected creek pebbles, often dominated by the colors black and white. A world-famous example of this is the mosaic showing Dionysus on a panther in the capital of the Kingdom of Macedonia (first Aigai then Pella) from the period 330-310 BC.

StreetArt in Vienna - beautify the gray of the highway pillars?

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StreetArt in Vienna - beautify the gray of the highway pillars?

Our explorations within the framework of the project work of a route to the south allows us to meet again and again with the work of the so-called street art or graffiti artists, which are often so controversially discussed.

Friedensreich Hundertwasser - architect and environmentalist

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Friedensreich Hundertwasser - architect and environmentalist

As an impulsive opponent of the "straight line" and any standardization and typification in the environment, which is especially significant in his work in the field of architecture and construction, Friedensreich Hundertwasser distinguished itself by its imaginative vitality and individuality.

Trade Fair Thessalonica - Special exhibition on recycling

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Trade Fair Thessalonica - Special exhibition on recycling

Although the composition of the individual fairs seemed somewhat surprising at first, the overall impression of the Thessalonica fair was getting more clear. The separate halls in the huge exhibition grounds under the radio tower played a considerable part in this.

Avanos Carpet Shop and Museum - Kilims and Silk

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Avanos Carpet Shop and Museum - Kilims and Silk Carpets

We went to the Avanos Carpet shop in order to obtain detailed information about the art of carpet weaving that during my school ages, I have woven in miniature and quite plain one and I remember how much time it requires.

Hand-woven Carpets - a traditional Turkish Art

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Hand-woven Carpets

Carpet weaving craft, whose miniature I had woven during my school time in a very simple way and I still remember how much time it had taken, has been able to maintain its existence until today.

Painter Halit Sahiner living in Gazipasa

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Painter Halit Sahiner living in Gazipasa

As we were on the roads for "Turkish style” subjects again, we came across with oil paintings hanged for exhibition purposes in the office of a construction company located in Gazipasa.

Body Worlds in Istanbul - The Cycle of Life

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Body Worlds in Istanbul

Experience the human body in all its elegance and complexity in this amazing and transformational exhibit. BODY WORLDS & The Cycle of Life offers profound insight into the human body and puts anatomy in clear context.

Sepiolite - White Gold deep into the Earth

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White Gold deep into the Earth

The first thing that appears in our mind when people mention Meerschaum (Sepiolite) is definitely Eskisehir. The reason for that is, that Meerschaum is always remembered as a symbol of Eskisehir.

Artist Group JETZT - Egyptian Blue

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Artist Group JETZT - Egyptian Blue

The following supplementary, by Mrs Susanne Ganter-Ullmann, head of the group of artists "JETZT" from Brunn am Gebirge, reached us on the subject of Egyptian Blue:

Schwibbogen - the origin of the arc of lights

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Schwibbogen - the origin of the arc of lights

We noticed the so called "Schwibbogen" for the first time during a vacation trip in the cute town of Altenau in the Harz Mountains, a formerly free mining town with its ancient miner houses that today is the picturesque background of the climatic health resort.

Advent - solemn and contemplative until Christmas

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Advent - solemn and contemplative until Christmas

Now it starts again, the pre-Christmas period, or, as it is also called, the Advent season. Time of the Christmas markets and cozy meetings together with friends in spite of some partial cold outdoors.

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