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Christmas decoration: 5 things to know about the Nutcracker

that associated this character with Christmas It is thanks to Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and his ballet The Nutcracker that this character has become a symbol of Christmas. Indeed, in Tchaikovsky's ballet, this figurine comes to life for the duration of a dream, during the night of Christmas Eve. I ...

01
Dec
2021

Nice Carnival 2022: our top 5 most beautiful floats

cellence, I mean of course the eagle that appears on the city's coat of arms since 1431! Not only does the king ride a giant red eagle and wear this symbol on his crown, but he holds an eagle with spread wings on his left arm and a nest containing small animated eaglets in his right hand. The ...

18
Feb
2022

The Eiffel Tower: presentation and history

The symbol of France The Eiffel Tower, which has become the symbol of France and its capital, is a puddled iron tower built by Gustave Eiffel and his collaborators for the 1889 World's Fair. Originally named the 300-metre tower, the monument was thought by Eiffel to be a 'summary of contemporary ...

01
Sep
2008

Mountain Law: what does it change for your vehicle?

to 2024, the designation 'winter tyres' will cover all tyres identified by one of the M+S, M.S or M&S markings or by the joint presence of the alpine symbol marking (recognised as 3PMSF for 3 Peak Mountain Snow Flake) and one of the M+S, M.S or M&S markings. As of November 1, 2024, the winter tir ...

12
Oct
2021

The stars of Saint Vincent: 5 things to know about these exceptional jewels

1- They are jewels created from fossils If you go on vacation in the Digne-les-Bains area, you may see a recurring local symbol at the Gassendi Museum in particular: a 5-pointed star. This symbol refers to the pentacrines, fossils in the shape of small stars that are said to have been discovered ...

28
Apr
2022

Carnival of Nice

s who provide about 90% of the flowers used, from local growers. The main plants are gerberas, daisies, irises, roses, carnations, gladioli. The mimosa, symbol of Nice, obviously occupies a privileged place in the heart of these battles. The splendor of such a corso, of typically Nice inspiration ...

23
Jan
2007

The Tour de France: presentation and history

race, thanks to on-board cameras on motorcycles relayed by plane or helicopter. The different jerseys The yellow jersey, which has become the iconic symbol of the Tour de France, rewards the leader of the overall classification. It is decorated with the signature of Henri Desgrange, the famous HD ...

05
July
2007

Christ the Redeemer: the symbol of Rio de Janeiro

rcovado ('The Hunchback'), one of the hills enclosing the Marvelous City. Perched at 710 metres above sea level, it has become one of the most famous symbols of Rio and Brazil, along with Sugarloaf, Copacabana Beach and Rio Carnival. Its dimensions make this statue one of the largest of its kind: ...

20
Dec
2011

Cancer: a daffodil for Curie

. The 1st edition had sportsmen like Amélie Mauresmo and Michel Desjoyeaux as sponsors. The daffodil is the emblem of this event because it is the symbol of solidarity and hope regarding cancer research. Practical information This year, the 18th edition of A Daffodil Against Cancer will be lau ...

20
Mar
2013

Online casinos: what are the different types of slot machines?

ls found in physical casinos, with 3 reels and a single payline located in the middle of the screen. This type of online machine also features the symbols found on the machines in physical casinos. For example, there are fruit, number and animal symbols. 2- Video slots As proof of their popularit ...

29
Nov
2021

Black Friday: 3 solidarity alternatives

What is the problem? With global warming, more and more of us are aware of the harmful consequences of excessive consumption throughout the year and especially during Black Friday! Many people realize that this day of promotions is an incentive to buy things they don't necessarily need... Thi ...

30
Nov
2021

Christmas: 5 plants to offer for the holidays

e gift recipient's tastes, bet on the poinsettia or Christmas star. This plant, which was already revered by the Aztecs, has become the unmissable symbol of the holiday season thanks to its beautiful red color. Strictly speaking, these are not flowers but red or cream colored bracts that bloom ...

29
Dec
2021

Arabic calligraphy: 5 things to know about this artistic practice

etched and transformed in many ways, to create different patterns'. 4- It is a disappearing art Although Arabic calligraphy has always been a symbol of the Arab-Muslim world, today many people no longer write by hand due to the evolution of technology. Like everywhere else in the world, h ...

06
Jan
2022

Valentine's Day: 3 romantic destinations in Europe

ied sinner 2- Paris It was of course impossible to establish the top 3 most romantic destinations in Europe without mentioning Paris... A true symbol of romance around the world, the French capital offers the perfect setting for a romantic weekend. As this destination is very rich in monum ...

10
Feb
2022

10 Sausages to Spice Up Your Barbecue

llots, lemongrass, chilies, combawa leaves and garlic. Some cooks also add padaek sauce, which is a popular fish sauce in Laos. Snags Barbecues, The Symbol of Australian Barbecues "Barbecue Snags" are thick Australian sausages, usually made with beef, pork, garlic and onions. They are the staple f ...

10
June
2022

Flowers: the new Biennial of Arts blossoms in Nice this summer

exhibition invites you to discover the works of 42 artists, some of whom will produce in situ, from June 17 to September 3, 2022. These artists will focus on the symbolic connotations of the flower in relation to contemporary societal and environmental issues. At the Musée des Beaux-Arts Jules ...

13
June
2022

The Healthy Barbecue: Our 6 Tips

Salads as side dishes Come on we make an effort and we forget, the traditional potato cooked in the ash or even chips and we accompany his barbecue and his grills with a salad. Simple salad (green salad, coleslaw, tomato salad...) or a composed salad (without protein since you'll have protein in yo ...

16
June
2022

The Sagrada Familia in Barcelona: a masterpiece in the making

The work of a lifetime The Sagrada Familia that has become the symbol of Barcelona is inseparable from its creator, the brilliant architect Antoni Gaudi (1852-1926). Thanks to this project, to which Gaudi devoted himself for four decades, this modest Catalan boilermaker's son became one of the w ...

27
June
2022