On 24th December 1818, Joseph Mohr and Franz Xaver Gruber sang Silent Night in Oberndorf near Salzburg for the first time. The poem was written by Mohr, a young pastor from Salzburg, and the melody was composed by the teacher and organist Gruber from Upper Austria.
The Italian region in the North-East of the country may not only be known to confirmed lovers of Italy but also to wine connoisseurs from all over the world. It unites high mountains up to 4600 m, the plain of the river Po and soft hills with some of the most renowned wine yards of Italy. The name Piedmont comes from the Latin and means at the foot of the mountain.
Since 1945 this European conference takes place every year in the village Alpbach in the Tyrolean mountains in Austria. It is a meeting of participants from all over the world who discuss current socio-political issues and try to find interdisciplinary solutions. Among the participants there are experts in science, economy, culture and politics as well as pupils and students.
Cheap all-inclusive trip deals and weekend breaks to Dublin are very popular at this time, especially with groups of young people whose intention is excessive celebrating in Irish pubs. However, Dublin has a lot more to offer than drinking beer and celebrating.
In an ever changing globalised world, it is no wonder that the way we learn and teach would also need to adapt or, in this case, be upgraded. It has become considerably more practical to learn a language for business purposes than ever before. Technology, for instance, has been the “muscle” behind this gain, bringing the content of a business school class to the palm of your hand, that is, your smartphone.
Two years after the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro and the torch had been lit once again for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games. This year’s spectacle brought together over 90 teams from around the world, including the debut of Ecuador, Malaysia, and Nigeria. It featured a total of 15 sports and more than 100 events from Feb 8 through Feb 25.