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Brussels International Guitar Festival & Competition, 2015

Brussels International Guitar Festival & Competition, 2015

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Embracing tradition and modernity the elegant city of Brussels in Belgium is hosting the Brussels International Guitar Festival & Competition, 2015 for five days from the 24th to the 28th April 2015. Many of the greatest international guitarists will be performing, some for the very first time. The program has…

Villa Capra, 'La Rotunda' by Venetian Architect Andrea Palladio in the Veneto, Italy

Andrea Palladio Architect – In Pursuit of the Perfect House

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Despite evolving societies and technology a villa remains a place where one can dwell “under the tent of heaven”. Is Andrea Palladio’s villa the perfect house?

Olympic Games London – Success in the Ancient & Modern World

Olympic Games London – Success in the Ancient & Modern World

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Winning at the Olympic Games was every bit as potent to the athletes of ancient times as it is today – it was the penultimate place to achieve success in sport

Athena and Nike

Athena and Nike

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The decorative elements of a classical building derive directly or indirectly from the architectural vocabulary of the ancient world. These elements are instantly recognisable. In ancient Greece three orders of architecture were used Doric, Ionic and Corinthian. But what is an order? It is columns sometimes supported on pedestals that…