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Literary Journeys

22 Ambassadors Recommend the One Book to Read Before Visiting Their Country

Preparing for a visit to a foreign country can often be overwhelming, with no shortage of things to learn before you go. Where should you eat? Where should you stay? What do you tip? More so than this service information, though, is a sense of cultural understanding that’s hard to put your finger on. With this in mind, language learning app Babbel asked foreign ambassadors to the U.S. to pick the book they believe first-time visitors to their country should read before they arrive. Their answers may surprise you. Note: „H.E.“ stands for His or Her Excellency, the official title for ambassadors to the U.S

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„Wind of change“ – 9. November-Berliner Mauerfall

„Wind of Change“ is commonly associated with the fall of the Berlin Wall — but  it was actually inspired by events that took place well before the Wall started coming down in late 1989.

For nearly 30 years the Berlin Wall stood as a concrete manifestation of the Iron Curtain, preventing citizens in communist East Germany from fleeing to democratic, capitalist West Berlin. On the night of November 9, 1989, however, East German authorities suddenly opened the border crossing, and thousands of jubilant Germans celebrated by dancing on top of the wall and chipping away at it with hammers and chisels.

 

 

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30 years ago. He is back!

The Running Man is a 1987 American science fiction action film directed by Paul Michael Glaser and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. It is based on the 1982 novel of the same name written by Stephen King.

The film’s story, set in a dystopian United States between 2017 and 2019, is about a television show called „The Running Man“, where convicted criminal „runners“ must escape death at the hands of professional killers.

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   the trailer 

(EDL) European Day of Languages 2017

The European Day of Languages is a time to celebrate the 6,000+ languages spoken around the world, promote language learning and have some multilingual fun!he European Day of Languages is 26 September, as proclaimed by the Council of Europe on 6 December 2001.

Лято в читалнята 2017

Летните ваканционни дни в Чуждоезикова читалня са забавни, пъстри, разнообразни, полезни…

При нас лятото е 

усмихнато, 

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босо,

boso

сладко,

sladko

но и образователно.

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Лятото е също

творчество,

tworchestvo

игра,

igra

но преди всичко приятелство.

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Лятото може да бъде много неща… При нас то просто  е… различно.

March 20 – World Storytelling Day/20. März – Weltgeschichtentag

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On March 20, 1991, the nation of Sweden celebrated “All Storytellers Day.” Today, the day has been adopted around the globe as World Storytelling Day. From South Africa to Singapore, Canada to Croatia, thousands of people celebrate the art of oral storytelling.

Each year has a different theme—in 2015, it was “Wishes.” In 2016, it was „Strong Women.“ In 2017, it’s „Transformation“.f5051b68e12bf08b54823f579719d984

Vyasa, the storyteller of the Indian epic poem Mahabharata, says  “If you listen [to a story] carefully, at the end you’ll be someone else.”

World Storytelling Day 2017  video from Storytellers for Peace

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