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La Fenice: “as it was, where it was”

No Introduction Needed Teatro La Fenice—“The Phoenix”—is the opera house in Venice, Italy. It is one of “the most famous and renowned landmarks in the history of Italian theatre“, and in the history of opera as a whole. Sadly, La Fenice gained popularity once more rather recently with yet another fire that destroyed a large part of this beautiful Opera House.  La Fenice really […]

Donne, Women, Femmes, Mujeres, Damen, Senhoras, Damer,レディース, Xonimlar, سيدات, Hölgyek, …

The international women’s day The idea of an international women’s day was born in February 1909 in the United States. The motivations that led to the choice of that date, March 8, are not clear from the congress documents. The origins of the holiday can be traced back to March 8, 1857, when garment workers […]

Summer is Coming

In Game of Thrones they repeated “Winter is Coming” like a dire mantra. In fact for the next and last season we are all expecting great calamities. Could it be that in these modern days we should repeat instead “Summer is Coming” as a dire warning? Sure Summer—always preceeded by Spring—is way prettier than late […]