Stradivarius violin will go under the hammer at Christie's auction

Stradivarius violin will go under the hammer at Christie's auctionUnique violin by Antonio Stradivari (1644-1737), known as The Penny, will be sold at auction, which suits today's new York auction house Christie's.Experts estimate this lot in 1-1,5 million dollars, but collectors tend to believe that the final sum will be greater, ITAR-TASS reported.The famous master of stringed instruments made this violin in 1700. Its name The Penny musical instrument received in honor of the talented British pianist and violinist Barbara penny (1929-2007), which acquired it in 1965.The penny is known in the UK and Europe that became the first woman accepted into strings of the London Royal Philharmonic orchestra. Its success opened the way forward in the in the orchestra and other equally talented women.Recall that in may 2006 a record $ 3,54 million dollars brought in a new York auction Christie's violin called Hammer Antonio Stradivarius (1708). The world record for the cost mounted violin made in 1741 by an Italian Guarneri del gesГ№.In February 2008, in London it was purchased by a Russian businessman and collector Maxim Viktorov for the amount of the trading house Sotheby's even refused to disclose. According to unofficial data, the amount of the transaction amounted to 3.9 million dollars, and according to experts - all 6 million. Source: Stradivarius Violin will go under the hammer at Christie's auction. Читать полностью -->

In Russia there is a film about the President

In Russia there is a film about the PresidentOn Tuesday 5 February 2008 at the hotel "national" media will present the new film "the Kiss not for the press", which will appear on CD on February 14.The film is about "a beautiful, charming girl, stewardess, who arrived one day in Leningrad there and fall in love in "simple Leningrad, wrestlers, well-speaking in German, has reached great heights in politics." So described on the official website of the film the main characters - Alexander A. Platov (Andrey Panin) and his wife Tatiana Platov (Daria Mikhailova).The filmmakers report that it is "the story of a wife, a mother, a woman that fate has prepared a challenging role"."We first have the opportunity to look at life with a Policy from the other side. It is not only the one we see in the news, on magazine covers, at official receptions, it is still the head of the family, a loving husband, caring father and son. He above all People. What is it in life, in the family? What's on his mind? Does he have a place in your heart for love? Here are the questions, the answers to which are trying to find the creators of the film. Millions of such stories, but these women units. Читать полностью -->

In the U.S. `the eminent Sovietologist` accused of duplicity and lies

In the U.S. `the eminent Sovietologist` accused of duplicity and liesOne of the most odious politicians and experts Zbigniew Brzezinski unexpectedly staged a filibuster at Columbia University, where he delivered a speech on Tuesday.It happened a few days before his eightieth birthday, which will mark Brzezinski on March 28.Still energetic "eminent Sovietologist", as he was presented to the audience, he began his fellowship with the fact that, sucking on a Lollipop, I remember the student riots that erupted at Columbia University 40 years ago. Almost two months students and young people then kept under the control of the housing and the campus (the campus) one of the most prestigious universities in the world, while the police force is not suppressed excitement, arresting hundreds of their members.Brzezinski recalled the surging crowds and the symbol of the revolution - live pig he was driving on a string at the offices of the professors. In the dispersal of protests by the police, the pig lucky - combat unit of the society for the protection of animals arriving with an emergency call, took her under his protection.Even then, professors at Columbia University in new York and first Director of the Institute on the issues of communism Brzezinski was quite ambiguous reputation with the image of a "hawk"."I went out to meet the crowd and said - give me the microphone, and I will speak, or ask, and I will answer. Because I don't have time - I'm in a hurry to make another imperialist genocide," remembered Brzezinski his joke, which might then have saved his life.However, the audience did not share the nostalgic mood of the Sovietologist. During the time allocated for questions to the microphone one after another approached the young men of Arab appearance and not so much something I asked Brzezinski how throwing incriminating replica in his address.Got a Sovietologist and Afghanistan, and for "Israel" and "the conspiracy of imperialism", and for "aggressive two-faced policy". Читать полностью -->

Natalie Portman opened in Scarlett Johansen sexy

Natalie Portman opened in Scarlett Johansen sexyNatalie Portman thinks Scarlett Johansen "very sexy"!Young beauties managed to make friends during the filming a new historical movie "the Other Boleyn girl"."We took on these roles, because we are complete opposites, and we're playing," he told Natalie. - Closed and I am proud and Scarlett - sweet and sexy. Scarlett in life, I believe, very sexy!". . . . Читать полностью -->

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