2012 (MMXII) is a leap year starting on Sunday, in the Gregorian calendar, and it is the current year in Oceania (to the West of the International Date Line), Asia, Eastern Africa and Eastern Europe. It is the 2012th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 12th year of the… Continue reading May You Have a Happy 2012 New Year !
The explanation of this expression lies in the following: one cannot eat the cake twice, i. e. one tries to combine that it is incompatible. To refute it, on December 27, 1947 janko was born. Right on this occasion the beautiful cake has arrived and Janko eats it and has it. His Birthday cake was… Continue reading Janko Eats His B-day Cake ans Has It…
When we traveled in the Rocky Mountains lately we saw an ad in the local newspapers: “F. Murnau’s 1926 film classic FAUST -with live piano score by Robert Bruce. Cultural classic aficionados will be thrilled with F. Murnau’s silent film masterpiece FAUST , with live piano score by renowned composer Robert Bruce on Sunday, October… Continue reading The Fascinating Ghost of Faust is Still Wandering Around the World
The feeling on the SKYPE rendez-vous was as if all 12 women of the same age, former classmates, got together in our home, forgetting of the differences in characters, when they were 12 or 13, chit-chatting now about their life experiences of the past days and years. Sincerity and openness to one another gave a lead… Continue reading The Meeting of Classmates Resulted in the Foundation of the International Badek Club
First. On December 4, 2011 there were the elections to GosDuma in Russia. To-day there were shown the results of these elections. The distribution of the seats at GosDuma: the United Russia-238 seats, the Communist Party of the Russian Federation-92 seats, the True Russia-64 seats, the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia-56 seats. The Regional Government… Continue reading BADEK NEWS 47
The Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow, Russia, a world-famous museum of Russian art, was founded by Pavel Mikhailovich Tretyakov (1832-1898), a highly educated man with wide-ranging interests. The cover of the book “The State Tretyakov Gallery Moscow”, Aurora Art Publishers, Leningrad, 1975 is shown here alongside with his portrait done by I. Repin. When he first… Continue reading A Generous Russian Soul, Pavel Mikhailovich Tretyakov (1832-1898), a Founder of Moscow Tretyakov Art Gallery