Seattle World’s Fair 1962

On April 21, 1962, the Century 21 Exposition — better known today as the Seattle World’s Fair — was officially opened in Seattle, Washington, in the northwest United States. In the six months between the opening and the October 21, 1962, closing, nearly 10 million people attended the fair. Unlike some other world’s fairs of its era, Century 21 made a profit. As planned, the exposition … Continue reading Seattle World’s Fair 1962

Trondenes Church, Norway

Trondenes Church (Trondenes kirke) is the northernmost medieval stone church of Norway and the world’s northernmost surviving medieval building. It is a parish church in the municipality of Harstad in Troms county, Norway. Located in the village of Trondenes along the Vågsfjorden, the church is part of the Trondenes parish in the Trondenes deanery in the Diocese of Nord-Hålogaland. The municipality (originally the parish) was named … Continue reading Trondenes Church, Norway

Детский музыкальный театр / Natalya Sats Musical Theatre

The Natalya Sats Musical Theater (Детский музыкальный театр), formally known as the Moscow State Academic Children’s Music Theater (Московский государственный академический детский музыкальный театр), is a theater specializing in opera, ballet and dramatic productions for children. The world’s first professional theater for children, it is perhaps best known internationally as the birthplace of Sergei Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf. The theatre takes great pride in … Continue reading Детский музыкальный театр / Natalya Sats Musical Theatre

Norway #728 (1978)

Norway #728 (1978)

The Kingdom of Norway (Kongeriket Norge) is a sovereign and unitary monarchy. The country has two official names: Noreg in Nynorsk Norwegian and Norge in Bokmål. Its territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus the island Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard. The Antarctic Peter I Island and the sub-Antarctic Bouvet Island are dependent territories and thus not considered part of … Continue reading Norway #728 (1978)