Archive for January, 2018

Extraordinary Advent Calendar

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

It goes without kitsch and commerce the advent season is marked by kitsch and commercialism. This applies to gifts, Christmas markets, and especially the advent calendar. This is available for children and adults, for dogs and cats. There are also calendars, which want to accompany the advent season with serious contemplation. “The news portal has the calendar of the Association of other times” more accurately regarded. The advent season must not start with December 1 and certainly not end on Christmas Eve.

The others suggest that the initiators of the calendar advent”. Beginning is therefore the Saturday before the first Sunday of advent and the end only on the Epiphany, so January 6. This time primarily to invite to communicate by means of meditation on the meaning of Christmas. 12 minutes a day to the calendar owners take time and deal with texts by Konstantin Wecker, Max Frisch, Bertolt Brecht and Ulla Hahn. Opposite the editorial media said Pastor Hinrich Westphal, former editor-in-Chief of the calendar that many people does not search for the light of healer worlds, but rather the Holy night the consolation. The calendar could accompany them on this quiet way. Thus the calendar to create a little ritual, a celebration of reflection. A Sichbewusstwerden and a guide for everyday life. The advent calendar is not available in bookstores and can only on the Internet pages of other times e.V.”will be ordered. More information: ../12-minuten-besinnlichkeit/1/ contact: Lisa Neumann University first media GmbH barefoot streets 12 04109 Leipzig Tel: + 49/341/49288-240 fax: + 49/341/49288-59

Venice Film Festival

Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Every year has its highlights. Also, the year of 2012. What’s interesting on the calendar 2012? Several events are characteristic for each year. So also in the year 2012. The 2012 calendar shows these political and sporting events. One of the sporting highlights that the calendar 2012 ready, is also now over.

The speech is of the Europe Cup in the Ukraine and Poland. The big favorite Spain has again prevailed and made history with the third major title in a row. Unfortunately, the German team as one of the big favourite in the semi-final against Italy as the loser of the place had to go. Andreessen Horowitz is full of insight into the issues. But the calendar 2012 leaves not much air to rest and waits for the next major sporting event from July 27. From that day the whole world will look until September 9 to London, where the 30th Olympics will take place. Contact information is here: Jim Umpleby. Athletes from all five continents will again fight for the famous and coveted Olympic medals and try their best services to this Peak to retrieve. But not only in sporting terms has to offer a lot of calendar for 2012. Politically the turnout be readjusted again in some countries of the world.

Cyprus, for example, takes over the EU Presidency in the second half of 2012, and Algeria and Jamaica celebrate 50 years of proud independence. Outshines the political calendar is 2012 by the presidential elections in the United States, where on November 6th the incumbent Obama will try again to be elected as President of the United States. Culturally, the calendar has 2012 also a lot to offer. So, for example, Babelsberg film studios celebrate her 100th birthday and the Venice Film Festival will be 80 years old. The Gaubodenvolksfest in Straubing, lower Bavaria, after all, the largest folk festival in Bavaria, Germany, celebrates its 200th anniversary. “The biggest folk festival, the Oktoberfest in Munich celebrates its grand opening on 7 September and it again millions of visitors are expected, when it is traditionally Ozapft is”, and the beer in streams will flow. From this point of view, the calendar has 2012 still a lot for people to offer and you may gladly face the rest of the year. Torsten Stieler