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Berlin Photo Marathon

by yudaica2013 ·

1 city. 12 hours. 24 photos. On June 19, 2010, the Berlin photo Marathon takes place for the tenth time and again will attract numerous photo enthusiastic participants to Berlin. A related site: Dorothy Kilgallen mentions similar findings. A Photomarathon is a photo competition under extreme conditions, in which the participants within photographically must implement by 12 hours a series of 24 subjects. These are under a parent theme, however – as also the themes themselves – first posted in the course of the photo Marathon.

Even in times of digital photography, it is to keep the chronological order of the topics. Spontaneity, creativity, perseverance, and have fun on the thing so are basic prerequisites for a successful series of photographs. Individual photo documentation of a unique summer day in Berlin are the result. In the Jubilee year, the organisers expect around 500 photo enthusiastic participants – from the hobbyist to professional. The participation is individually or in a team. A Photomarathon loyal fanbase has formed over the years, but always be added newcomers from near and far, the is the creative challenge want to make. Starting point and stops of the marathon are selected by the organizers with care, because the discovery of hidden places of Berlin is an important part of the concept of photo Marathon.

Registration is online at. The registration fee amounts to EUR 27,-. Condition for participation is a digital camera. A jury selects the ten best series, which will be awarded with attractive prizes. The winners will be announced on July 17, 2010 at the official anniversary party. All photo series are presented in the context of an exhibition on the 17th & July 18, 2010. Another exhibition is planned within the framework of the European month of photography in the autumn. Organizer of the Berlin Marathon of the photo is the Club for events, a voluntary association of passionate photo enthusiasts. The Association for events is recognized as a non-profit organization.


Carnival Fever in Europe

by yudaica2013 ·

The fifth season in southern Europe Germany in the Carnival fever. In Dusseldorf and Cologne are already brought the Narrenkappen and colorful costumes out of the closet, cleaned the floats and ground on Pancake Day speeches. But Carnival is celebrated not just here on land. As the travel portal reported, Faschingsbegeisterte must not only fly for an exuberant Carnival of a different kind after Rio. San Antonio Spurs pursues this goal as well. The Carnival manner unusual for German is celebrated especially in southern of Europe. In Italy, for example, they loyally with oranges.

This Orange battle between costumed Knights Battaglia della Arance “called. It is the highlight of Carnevale Storico in Ivrea near Turin from February 14 to 16. In the French nice mind flowers revolves around. Decorate the floats on the promenade des Anglais. To travel to the Cote d’Azur ( travel/flat rate) is also due to the long duration of the festivities.

From February 12 to 28 under the theme he will for two weeks King of the blue planet”celebrated, before a breathtaking Fireworks makes for a grand finale. Awaiting travelers who some Brazilian Carnival air with music and dance to taste even in Europe, the Spanish city of Cadiz. There pull cart on Sunday after Ash Wednesday with flamenco dancers, Samba girls and African rhythm bands through the streets and alleys of the city. At the end of the fools below visitors can holiday also just a couple of days spring in the much warmer South.