“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.

"Mehr Brauchts Ned" - Band from Regensburg

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I first met Chris, the bass player, last year during the German-Turkish Friendship Festival in Izmir, where Chris was a guest musician with the group Backdoor Connection.

Regensburg Festival of German - Turkish Literature

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Regensburg Festival of German-Turkish Literature & Encounter

This year, our cultural festival, which is literature oriented with integration main theme, will be organized for the first time in the city of Regensburg in Germany’s Bavaria State and your visits during the festival will make us happy.
Throughout the festival, besides of dynamic discussion and conversation platforms, reading activities, workshops, music and theater performances; the booths of books, travel and musical instruments with catering booths will be ready to serve you.

Saz - accompanying instrument of Turkish bards

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Saz - the traditional accompanying instrument of Turkish bards

On the evening after the first day of the seminar in Adrasan, there was not only an excellent dinner, but also a musical conclusion with traditional music on the instrument "Saz", which can also be described as traditional, performed by the head of the AKVAM, Prof. Erol Esen himself.

Backdoor Connection – rehearsal for music world

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Backdoor Connection – rehearsal for music world summer festival

As guests of Georg once again in Kutzenhausen, we were able to take part in a rehearsal evening of the band "Backdoor Connection" in their practice rooms near Augsburg.

Steve Hackett with orchestra and choir - "Musical Box"

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You don't necessarily have to be a Genesis fan to enjoy and appreciate Steve Hackett's virtuoso guitar playing, his band around singer Nad Sylvan (almost a copy of Peter Gabriel's voice) are also absolutely convincing in the intonation of the music from 1973 from the LPs "Foxtrott" and "Selling England by the pound".

Music experience in the Rothamel gallery in Erfurt

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Music experience in the Rothamel gallery in Erfurt

The extraordinary location and the extraordinary background (see background picture by Hiroyuki Masuyama) for a musical event also attracted our interest, a piano / cello concert by Margarita Mikhnievych (piano) and Peter Sarkar (cello) in the Rothamel Gallery in Erfurt.

Another great party - German-Turkish Friendship Day in Izmir

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Another great party - German-Turkish Friendship Day in Izmir

In the run-up to the German-Turkish Friendship Festival in Izmir, the organizational team of the Izmir Consulate and Alaturka had engaged the Augsburg band Backdoor Connection, who were to be invited as musical guests to the Friendship Day.

"TRIPLE TALK" - See It, Hear It, Feel It...

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For many years there has been a band in Augsburg dedicated to the interpretation of pop music classics, the name: "TRIPLE TALK".

The Visit Revisited Tour - Loreena McKennitt

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The Visit Revisited Tour - Loreena McKennitt

Loreena's The Visit Revisited tour, commemorating the 30th anniversary of her life-changing, Juno Award-winning album The Visit, has doubled in size since it was first announced in April.

Rodgau Monotones – Rock musicians make region famous

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Rodgau Monotones – German musicians make region famous

With our lunch date, we had heard something about the town of Rodgau near Frankfurt for the first time in a long time. And at the time it wasn't the place itself, but a rock formation that used the town's name as a band name in the late 1970s: Rodgau Monotones.

An entertaining evening of jazz - Pablo Held Trio in Antalya

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An entertaining evening of jazz - Pablo Held Trio in Antalya

As part of the Izmir Jazz Festival, the Goethe Institute Izmir, in cooperation with AKVAM Antalya and Alaturka.info, invited the Pablo Held Trio to a concert in Antalya. We had previously reported about it.

The "Pablo Held Trio" comes to Antalya and Izmir

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As part of the European Jazz Festival Izmir (organiser: IKSEV), the Goethe Institute Izmir invited the Pablo Held Trio to two live performances in Turkey, in Izmir and Antalya.

10 Years Backdoor Connection - Anniversary Concert

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10 Years Backdoor Connection - Anniversary Concert

So now the time had come – the day had come, the 10th stage anniversary of the pop-rock group Backdoor Connection in Augsburg's Kradhalle. In the afternoon we had the opportunity to experience both the stage construction with the lighting system and the group's sound check due to an invitation from the band.

Interview with Misuk guitarist Girisha Fernando

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Interview with Misuk guitarist and composer Girisha Fernando

During the gala event of Medien Forum Augsburg we had the opportunity to hear some of the music composed by the group Misuk based on original texts by Berthold Brecht.

Summer party at musicworld Augsburg

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Summer party at musicworld Augsburg

The 2012 summer festival, which was held for the 7th time, can without a doubt be described as a very successful cultural festival organized by the company “music world ek” Augsburg again this year.

Loreena Mc Kennitt - Review-Interview Zurich

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Loreena Mc Kennitt - Interview Zurich

Just before the start of this year's European tours we had the chance to meet Loreena McKennitt in Zurich for an interview.

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