“cultura” meaning “processing, care, agriculture”

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The term culture comes from the Latin "cultura" meaning "processing, care, agriculture" and, in the broadest sense, describes everything that humans create themselves, in contrast to nature that they have not created or changed. Cultural achievements are all formative transformations of a given material, as in technology or the fine arts, but also intellectual structures such as languages, morals, religion, law, economics and science.

Osman Okkan - From Ataturk to Erdogan - Ferides Traveling

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Osman Okkan - From Ataturk to Erdogan - Ferides Traveling

It has been quite a while since we met Osman Okkan, personally, maybe the last meeting was even the one at the multi-day seminar in Adrasan, where we met at a seminar about the documentary cinematic presentation of various Turkish authors and their works.

International Street Art Music Festival at Residential Palace

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International Street Art Music Festival at Residential Palace

The Residential Palace in Ludwigsburg is a truly impressive exclusive baroque building probably surrounded by one of the largest baroque palace complexes in Germany, built between 1704 and 1733 under the rule of Duke Eberhard Ludwig of Württemberg in the Baroque style.

Strange Kind Of Women – visiting Meiningen

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Strange Kind Of Women – visiting Meiningen

Meiningen is located on the Werra in southern Thuringia, has extensive parks in the city centre and numerous classicist buildings, where the concert by the band “Strange Kind Of Women” took place a few days ago in the Volkshaus, a classicist building complex.

Evening cabaret at the Rino campsite

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Evening cabaret at the Rino campsite

Some people are really spontaneous and willing to do something for the greater good. And even if it was only a small audience - an audience could hardly have been more international than Judith turned her 2CV around in the evening and gave a small concert on the piano.

Jon Davis – singer of Korn and fan of HR Giger

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Jon Davis – singer of Korn and fan of HR Giger

Jonathan Howsmon Davis was one of the founders of the nu-metal band Korn in Los Angeles in 1993, which was a reboot of the two bands Sexart and L.A.P.D. Davis, who ultimately gave the group the name “Korn”, was the last to join the band.

Floh de Cologne – Mumien-cover by HR Giger

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Floh de Cologne – Mumien-cover by HR Giger

Who still remembers the political cabaret and later rock music from “Floh de Cologne”? It was a long, long time ago and there were so many special features that would suit many an artist today.

Beginning 70s - Emerson, Lake and Palmer and HR Giger

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Beginning 70s - Emmerson, Lake and Palmer and HR Giger

Time flies - it's sometimes frightening, because how strong the memory of 1969 is still present and with it our first ever concert with the progressive rock band "The Nice" with Keith Emerson on the keyboards and first synthesizers more than 50 years ago now - as if it were yesterday.

Cultural asset tango - classical Argentine national dance

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Cultural asset tango - classical Argentine national dance

These are not good times for culture in general and cultural events in Turkey in particular, when even the traditional Argentine national dance is now coming into the focus of religious fanatics.

Loreena McKennitt – A moving musical festival

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Loreena McKennitt – A moving musical festival

With the first leg of "The Visit Revisited Anniversary Tour" behind her, dates lined up in the US and Canada, and the tour's spring leg in Europe firmly in sight, we thought it was time to let you know remember what a tour entails.

Retiree rock in Music Academy Schloss Alteglofsheim

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Retiree rock in Music Academy Schloss Alteglofsheim

We were happy to accept Hanna and Chris' invitation to a special kind of music event at the Bavarian Music Academy at Schloss Alteglofsheim, where four rock bands from the Rentner-Rock project demonstrated their skills.

THE STORY OF JAZZ - "Duke's Place"

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THE STORY OF JAZZ -

In the first chapter of the season, themed "Portraits of the Lions", I go to "Duke's Place" with my trio and hand-picked soloists to pay homage to Duke Ellington, the most influential musician in jazz history.

Duo Öykü Şensöz – Şeref Dalyanoğlu - Duo for Turkish Music

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Duo Öykü Şensöz – Şeref Dalyanoğlu - Duo for Turkish Music

The musical culture that has existed and developed for thousands of years is still highly topical in Turkey today. Today's form of Turkish music is essentially shaped by the Ottoman culture, but also influenced by the Persian and Arabic culture.

Steely Five - The World of Rock in Wörth an der Donau

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Steely Five - The World of Rock in Wörth an der Donau

During our stay at the campsite in Pielenhofen, we received an invitation from Chris to take part in an evening of music of the genre "The World of Rock" in Wörth an der Donau.

The Donnelly Connection from Munich

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The Donnelly Connection from Munich

It was another encounter that you can never expect or plan to bring about that ultimately brought us into contact with Alex and Melanie.

What will the day bring - Andreas Koller - street musician

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What will the day bring - Andreas Koller - street musician

A gathering of people initiated the first encounter with Andreas. Just when you got closer the reason for the crowd become clear, because almost shyly, at least compared to the big stages of the Grenzenlos Festival, the soft tones of an instrument could be heard here that enchanted the people.

Ten Years ago - The Wind Of Friendship in Antalya

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2nd International Friendship Concert

One time again, we met a colorful and vivacious musician due to the internet. Published on the internet, The Friendship Concert news crossed our path with pianist and composer Murat Ömür Tuncer from Antalya.

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