Who was the prototype for Carmen?


Who was the prototype for Carmen?There is hardly a person in the world who would dare to hiss immortal creation of Georges Bizet - "Carmen". It is during the first premiere of the opera audience behaved so cruelly and mercilessly, that after a while the composer of one version ...
 

Who is Baku?


Who is Baku?Of course, that you had a "five" in geography, and you know exactly what Baku - a city with a population of about two million people. There are many warm and delicious fruit. Now put the accent on first syllable. Wait until the evening, start as ...
 

Who lives in Russia? Ethnic composition


Who lives in Russia? Ethnic composition"Russia - not the state. Russia - the universe! How much of it in climates, many people, how many languages, customs and beliefs. " Catherine the Great. Over the entire history of Russia has emerged as a large multi-ethnic country, the nucleus and ...
 

Who were the pioneers of Russian aeronautics?


Who were the pioneers of Russian aeronautics?Except for half-mythical flight clerk Kryakutnogo and several similar attempts to plan on homemade wings, the first Russian aircraft coming into the sky was, no, no Mozhaisky, and General of Infantry Lavrent'evich Sergei Lvov. It is ...
 

Who pulled down an Easter egg?


Who pulled down an Easter egg?Approaching the most important for all Christians holiday - Easter. This year, Orthodox and Catholic Easter coincide and fall on April 8. But what we actually know about Easter? For believers Easter - a celebration of Christ's resurrection, the beginning ...
 

Who was Hypatia?


Who was Hypatia?End of a golden age of antiquity. Alexandria - a beautiful city, founded by Alexander the Great, Mecca scholars and priests. In this city 16 centuries ago, a girl. Her life was so bright and unusual, even for our ...
 

Who is dedicated to "The Dawns Here Are Quiet ..."?


Who is dedicated to "The Dawns Here Are Quiet ..."?In 1941, Boris Vasilyev was only seventeen. He went to the front as a volunteer, went through the war, fought in a paratrooper, his own eyes he saw the very war that broke life maimed fate, left children without parents ...
 

Who is a concertina?


Who is a concertina?This elegant musical instrument accordion-type, rather than barbed wire, as we prompts Russian Internet. Easy, both in direct (about one kilogram), or figuratively (easy to learn). Unlike the Russian accordion with concertina ...
 

Who is Lisa Kokin?


Who is Lisa Kokin?Have you, finding the right button instead of a lost, empty the entire contents of your home collection on the floor and was surprised to find not a lot of buttons scattered, and the silhouette of the lady with the umbrella, or at least only the umbrella of this lady? ...
 

Who will buy a piano Ivan the Terrible?


Who will buy a piano Ivan the Terrible?OPEN LETTER "PIANOPRODaVTsAM and their unlucky BUYER. Dear readers, The end of the fateful 90-x "in a society ever more clearly the tendency of some degradation on the background of sharp social rassloeniya.Ponimaya that ...
 

Why Poltava called "the spiritual capital of Ukraine? Part 1


Why Poltava called "the spiritual capital of Ukraine? Part 1"Spiritual Capital" - the so-called Poltava. What are the prerequisites are the supporters of such a serious statement and so they correspond to reality? Let's try to understand. For a start, according to tradition, to make excursions into the past and ...
 

Who is Beatrix Potter?


Who is Beatrix Potter?The question will answer at once - is an artist and writer from England. Generations of children have grown up reading her stories and looking at the illustrations for them. Generations of these same children, but have grown up, collecting books written by Beatrix Potter, ...
 

Who is he, Kenzo?


Who is he, Kenzo?Can not remember all the famous and widely known in narrow circles of designers. But the name of Kenzo, perhaps, know all. Today, Kenzo Takada is the only Master who is subject to the stylistic harmony of all the nuances of perception, which ...
 

Why the Cossacks were in their ears earrings?


Why the Cossacks were in their ears earrings?Cossack movement in Russia has a long and rich history. This subethnos in the territory of our country came through the entry into the Russian Empire Zaporizhzhya Sich was founded in the middle of XVI century. Catherine II dissolved ...
 

Why Poltava called "the spiritual capital of Ukraine? Part 2


Why Poltava called "the spiritual capital of Ukraine? Part 2Poltava has changed dramatically in the last century, in fact acquired a modern look. Therefore, to understand the current situation in the city need to be aware of the history of Poltava Soviet ... In 20 years of XX century spiritual potential ...