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The World Championship of Sled Dog in Black Forest, Germany

This Year the World Championship of sled dog took place in the town of Bernau in black forest in South Germany. Bernau has been a location for winter European dog sled races for more than 30 years. More than 6000 spectators from all over the world were cheering on 90 of the world’s top mushers from 5 different nations and 800 dogs of various breeds, mostly huskies. credit: Ralf

The G20 Leaders – Who Rules The World ?

Italy – Prime Minister Matteo Renzi United Kingdom – Prime Minister David Cameron India – Prime Minister Narendra Modi Germany – Chancellor Angela Merkel United States – President Barack Obama China – President Xi Jinping Japan – Prime Minister Shinzo Abe France – President Co-Prince of Andorra François Hollande Brazil – President Dilma Rousseff Canada...

The Complete Winners List – Oscars 2015

Best actor Eddie Redmayne for The Theory of Everything Best actress Julianne Moore for Still Alice Best picture Birdman Best director Alejandro González Iñárritu for Birdman Best supporting actor JK Simmons for Whiplash Achievement in costume design The Grand Budapest Hotel – Milena Canonero Achievement in makeup and hairstyling The Grand Budapest Hotel – Frances Hannon, Mark Coulier Best foreign-language...

Once Upon a Time Event 2014

Jared Gilmore, Michael Socha, Emilie de Ravin, Colin O’Donoghue, Josh Dallas, Lana Parrilla, Robert Carlyle, Jennifer Morrison, Ginnifer Goodwin, Georgina Haig, Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis and other cast of Once Upon a Time attended a gala season 4 premiere screening event at the El Capitan Theater in Hollywood. credit: Disney | ABC Television Group

Hiking Mount Karamatsu Dake, Japan

The Hakuba alps lies from north to south in direction here with over 2,500 meters and nearly 3,000 meters high above sea level as Mt. Shirouma, Mt. Goryu or Mt. Karamatsu. Mount Karamatsu is just one of Nagano’s many landmarks. It is a 8,845 ft / 2,696 m mountain peak in the Hida-sanmyaku Range in Nagano, Japan. It ranks as the 22nd highest mountain in Nagano and the 50th highest mountain in...

LA Kings – Stanley Cup City Parade

LA Kings players aboard double-decker buses hoisted the Stanley Cup, shining bright on a sunny Southern California day, above their heads as they passed cheering fans on the route to Staples Center. Thousands of L.A. Kings fans celebrated the hockey team’s nail-biting victory for the Stanley Cup Championship for the second time in three seasons with a parade and rally downtown Monday. Where: Downtown...

Jamie Cullum at 9:30 Club in Washington D.C.

British pianist and vocalist Jamie Cullum mixes jazz with melodic pop and rock into a crossover style that calls to mind such artists as Harry Connick, Jr. and Norah Jones. He also accompanies himself on instruments including guitar and drums. As a teenager, Jamie Cullum played drums in a hip-hop group and also played guitar in bands named Raw Sausage and The Mystery Machine. He has said that Miles...

Commemorative Coins of the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil

The world’s biggest sporting event is around the corner. The action starts in Brazil in June 2014. The official international commemorative coin programme for the 2014 FIFA World Cup is aimed at globally promoting the tournament and spreading awareness of its official marks. The Banco Central do Brazil issued commemorative coins ahead of the World Cup which the country will be hosting. credit:...

The Queen Elizabeth II – A Royal visit to Rome

The foreign trip, a rarity these days for the 87-year-old monarch, had to be postponed last year because she was unwell. She was accompanied by her 92-year-old husband Prince Philip. The queen has visited the Vatican twice during her reign, once to meet John XXIII in 1961 and again in 2000 to see John Paul II. Queen Elizabeth II bearing a basket of honey, whiskey and other goodies from the royal estates...

British Polo Day in Abu Dhabi

British Polo Day is a celebration of British luxury and heritage in a polo events network that spans the World. Abu Dhabi once again proved to be a very glamorous affair, with His Highness Sheikh Shakhboot bin Nahyan al Nahyan and His Excellency, British Ambassador Dominic Jermey. credit: Land Rover MENA

The Rio Carnival 2014 in Photos

The Carnival in Rio is definitely the biggest and most famous, not just in Brazil but in the whole world. It is also the most visited as well. From March 1st through March 4th the people of the “marvellous city” have celebrated Rio Carnival 2014. The Carnival competition sees the city’s top samba groups, or schools, parade in the Sambadrome, each delivering an over-the-top, hour-long display...

Oscars 2014 – Winners list

The 86th Academy Awards took place Sunday 2 March at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. The top winner for the night, however, was “Gravity” with seven awards. In addition to Alfonso Cuarón’s win for director, the film also won for visual effects, sound mixing, sound editing, cinematography, film editing and original score.   Best picture 12 Years a...

Vanuatu – Traditional Pacific Culture

Vanuatu is an archipelago of 83 islands lying between New Caledonia and Fiji in the South Pacific. The islands called Vanuatu were home to Melanesians for over 2,500 years. There is evidence that Melanesian navigators from Papua New Guinea were the first to colonise Vanuatu. Then, in the 15th century, European explorers and missionaries began arriving and the islands changed forever. Many Vanuatu believe...

Grammy Awards 2014 Winners

The 56th annual Grammy Awards were held in Los Angeles with performances from Lorde, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Jay Z, Beyonce and more. Here is the complete list of winners at the 2014 Grammy Awards. Record of the year “Get Lucky” — Daft Punk featuring Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers Album of the year “Random Access Memories” — Daft Punk Song of the year “Royals”...

SalzburgerLand Ski Austria

The SalzburgerLand is indisputably one of the all-time greats of winter tourism: over 1,700 kilometres of slopes, 2,200 km of cross-country ski trails and 580 lifts represent far more than you could ever have wished for in your wildest dreams. Skiing has been deeply rooted in Austrian culture since the early developments of the sport. Every winter, thousands of ski enthusiasts travel so Salzburg and...