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Sew your city

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Yesterday I attended very interesting event in Aarhus, organized by University International Club (UIC).

We were invited to see an exhibition in local museum. The Museum of Ancient Art and Archaelogy hosted exhibition of local women ‘Sew your city’.

The idea of this exhibition began with meeting of museum employeer, who studied history and owner of the embroidery shop.

They wanted to make something involving with Aarhus theme and also something that would have connection with antique.

The result became a full exhibition that consists of 28 works. All of them are made in different styles.

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Chess tournament in Leiden

leidenchess_news_logoThis July I visited Leiden and by accident attend international tournament there. I discovered that for some people chess can be a real job, and for others just a nice way of travelling, experiencing new places with combination of their favorite hobbies. Here I want to share with you some of the things I discovered in Leiden.

For me it was a new experience in attending such big international events.

Where is Leiden?

Leiden is situated in South Holland, around 40 km from Amsterdam. There is the oldest Dutch university in Leiden, the oldest botanic garden in Holland. History of the city can be tracked to Roman times, Leiden got its city rights in 1266.

In general, it is small, cozy city. I adored its channels and bridges.

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Visiting Fanø island in Denmark

Hello, my dear reader, it’s been awhile when I wrote post on my blog. Now I am visiting Denmark and had a lot of things to do here.
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Oksana Mas’ exhibition

7qVM5BJp2uYToday in my home city, Illichivsk, was celebration of the Day of the City. In the city there were a lot of people, commune organised a lot of events for kids and grow – ups, the city got new spring look and installed several new art works.
In local museum there was organised exhibition of Oksana Mas‘ works.
Oksana is, maybe, the most famous Ukrainian artists in the world nowadays. She became famous after participation in Venice Biennale in 2011.

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Exhibition of Odessa artist Vadim Kuchera – Kuts

original1Another thing I did on weekend – was to attend exhibition of Odessa artist Vadim Kuchera – Kuts (1966 – 2013) at Museum of Western and Eastern Art.

Here is translation of museum’s description of the exhibition:

“Vadim’s paintings are stunningly vivid and really live in their surreal truthfulness as colored dreams of a young man in love. Vadim Kuchera-Kuts – successful synthesis of Odessa temperamental beginning (Odessa Art School, workshop of the famous Odessa artist-teacher Pavlyuk) and St. Petersburg artistic forging (Academy of Fine Arts, president of the Academy workshop B. Ugarov ).

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Visit to Aarhus Observatory

Ole_Roemer_observatoriet_aarhusEvery day there is place for new discoveries and surprises.“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”Albert Einstein

Recently I received such life surprise, when I visited Danish observatory.

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