Marina Romanovskaya MINSK, 6 June (BelTA) – The opening concert of the International Festival of Arts Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk will be dedicated to the Year of Native Land, chief director of the opening gala, deputy director of the Vitebsk culture center Marina Romanovskaya told a press conference in BelTA's press center, BelTA has learned.In her view, it is a very beautiful theme which cannot leave anyone indifferent. It has inspired a program called “Home where you are always welcome”. In addition, this year the amphitheater marks 30 years. “Thus we draw a parallel between the native land and the amphitheater as a creative home for a large number of artists. For many of them Slavianski Bazaar opened the door to the world of arts,” marina Romanovskaya said. The opening concert promises to be an unusually rich and interesting. It will feature ‘newcomers' and ‘old-timers' of the festival. Among the artists are singers from Belarus, … [Read more...] about Slavianski Bazaar opening concert to highlight Year of Native Land
Graduate Fashion Week is one of the many fashion events in London you need to know about. Now that the shows are in full swing- from June 3 to June 6 , there have been plenty of shows already catching industry peoples eyes. The rising stars in the fashion world all dream of having their collections exhibited at the shows- with huge coverage worldwide. And, the shows even had some famous faces on the FROW to see the graduates catwalks. The annual four day event is taking place at London's Old Truman Brewery- with a mix of shows, workshops and demonstrations for exhibitors to enjoy. Big names in the fashion industry like Boohoo, Iconic model Twiggy and Gap have been amongst speakers this year to entice new designers into the spotlight and give them an insight into the fashion world. Sustainable collections There is a new flux of fashion designers coming through the ranks into Graduate Fashion Week- with sustainability being one of their top priorities. The way designers are viewing … [Read more...] about Highlights from Graduate Fashion Week
A vile paedophile who raped girls as young as six years old has now been found guilty of 30 sexual offences against six children following a four-week trial. Paul Chisnall, 36, of Cambridgeshire, was arrested in May last year (2017) after police received information about the historical sexual abuse of two of the children, girls, between 2002 and 2010. The court heard how Chisnall, of Pyhill in Bretton, would sexually abuse the girls, including rape, when they were as young as six. The victims, which included three further girls and a boy who came forward after the initial disclosures were made, ranged from six to 13 when they were abused. The jury at Cambridge Crown Court returned guilty verdicts on 29 out of the 30 charges and on Friday (June 1) further deliberated over a final charge, coming back with a unanimous guilty verdict. The charges · Five counts of rape · Seven counts of rape of a child under 13 · Five counts of indecent assault · One count of assault by … [Read more...] about This monster raped 6-year-old girls but how much jail time should he get?
A very active day of polo at Cowdray Park on Bank Holiday Monday saw six matches played – with the final of the 15-goal Spink & Son Cicero Cup the highlight. Seven teams entered the tournament with Creighton Boyd’s Confido team facing defending champions Max Kirchhoff’s Snake Bite in the final.Playing alongside Boyd were three-goal player Shaun Brokensha at two and brothers Mark and Luke Tomlinson at three and back respectively. Alongside Kirchhoff were David Ashby (three goals) at No2, Matt Perry (five goals) at three and Jack Richardson (seven goals) at back.After a scrappy start, and two missed penalties from Mark Tomlinson, the No3 found some space and ran with the ball to make the first goal for Confido. Confido won the throw in but Richardson backhanded the ball away from Brokensha to Perry. On went the ball to Kirchhoff who neatly put the first mark on the scoreboard for his team. At the close of the first chukka, Richardson had taken the side into a lead … [Read more...] about Cicero final is highlight of buzzing bank holiday at Cowdray
World number three Alexander Zverev saved a match point before completing a comeback to beat Bosnian Damir Dzumhur 6-2 3-6 4-6 7-6(3) 7-5 in the third round of the French Open on Friday. The 21-year-old German looked to be on the brink of another disappointing early exit from a Grand Slam, with 26th seed Dzumhur serving for the match at 5-4 in the fourth set. But Zverev held his nerve to force a tiebreak, which he won comfortably and eventually prevailed in the final set to book his first trip to the last 16 of the tournament. Former champion Novak Djokovic battled with Spaniard Robert Bautista Agut to grind out a 6-4 6-7(6) 7-6(4) 6-2 victory. The 20th-seeded Serb is playing at his lowest seeding in a Grand Slam since 2006 having dropped to 22 in the world rankings but has now reached the last 16 of a major for the 43rd time — second on the all-time list behind Roger Federer. Fourth seed Grigor Dimitrov struggled to discover his touch and lost 7-6(4) 6-2 6-4 to Spanish claycourt … [Read more...] about Highlights from the sixth day of the French Open