Porcelain wedding of two cities

"What with a "bridal show the partnership between the two cities, which began in 1996, culminated on the 24th. September 2000 in hochstadt at a high time." this could be read in the FT of 25. September 2000 read. From 22. Until 28. September 2000 a delegation from castlebar visited aischgrund, and the highlight was the ceremonial sealing of the twinning agreement between hochstadt and castlebar. The then castle mayor pat king and hochstadt’s mayor gerald brehm signed the partnership deed in english and german at the anton wolker school in the presence of theresa walsh-zaby, the "mother of the partnership, and john condon, the head of administration of castlebar.

The tender little plant became a lively partnership with many reciprocal visits and school exchanges. Even whole travel groups were in the twin city. The patricksday celebrations in the weberskeller with the hochstadt dance group "irish heartbeat" were unforgettable.

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Cancellation of sochi – gauck will not travel to winter olympics

Cancellation of sochi - gauck will not travel to winter olympics

German president joachim gauck will not travel to the winter olympics in sochi, russia, in february. This was announced by the federal office of the president of the government in moscow. A spokeswoman for the federal president confirmed a report in the "spiegel" newspaper on sunday. Gauck had repeatedly called for more rule of law and freedom of the media in russia in the past. The country is under international criticism for human rights violations and a harsh anti-homosexual law.

Whether and how chancellor angela merkel (CDU) will attend the sporting event was initially left open. "Who will be in sochi on the part of the federal government will be decided after the government has been formed," a government spokeswoman said in berlin this evening. This question will be on the agenda at a later date.

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