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<ul><li> 1. We are still making thiswor ld a better place</li></ul> <p> 2. England 3. William Shakespeare 26.4. 1564 - 23.4. 1616 Was an English poet and playwright,widely regarded as the greatest writer inthe English language and the worlds pre-eminent dramatist. He is often calledEnglands national poet and the "Bard ofAvon". His surviving works, includingsome collaborations, consist of about 38plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrativepoems, and several other poems. Hisplays have been translated into everymajor living language and are performedmore often than those of any otherplaywright. 4. William Shakespeare 5. Football in England Association football is a national sport in England,where the first modern set of rules for the codewere established in 1863, which were a majorinfluence on the development of the modern Lawsof the Game. With over 40,000 associationfootball clubs, England has more clubs involved inthe code than any other country. England is home to, amongst others, the worldsoldest association football club (Sheffield F.C.),the oldest national governing body (The FootballAssociation), the first national team, the oldestnational knockout competition (the FA Cup) andthe oldest national league (The Football League).Today Englands top domestic league,the Premier League, is one of the most popularand richest sports leagues in the world, and ishome to some of the worlds most famousfootball clubs. 6. Wembley Stadium 7. The Beatles The Beatles were an English rock band formedin Liverpool in 1960 and one of the mostcommercially successful and critically acclaimedacts in the history of popular music. The groupsbest-known lineup consisted of JohnLennon (rhythm guitar, vocals), Paul McCartney(bass guitar, vocals), George Harrison (leadguitar, vocals) and Ringo Starr (drums, vocals).Rooted in skiffle and 1950s rock and roll, thegroup later worked in many genres ranging frompop ballads to psychedelic rock, oftenincorporating classical and other elements ininnovative ways. Their enormous popularity firstemerged as Beatlemania"; as their songwritinggrew in sophistication, by the late 1960s theycame to be perceived by many fans and culturalobservers as an embodiment of the ideals sharedby the eras The Beatles revolutions. 8. The Beatles 9. Slovakia 10. History of ice hockey in Slovakia In 1908, the International Ice Hockey Federation, aninternational organization that still runs most of theinternational hockey tournaments today, was established.In Slovakia (as a part of former Czechoslovakia), Canadian-styled ice hockey was popularized[clarificationneeded]during the European Championships in HighTatras in 1925. In 1929 the first official tournament took place in Slovakia.The Tatra Cup is the second oldest tournament in Europe,after the Spengler Cupin Switzerland. The first organizationof Slovak ice hockey was established under the nameof Slovensk upa kanadskho adovho hokeja as apart of the Slovak Ice Hockey Federation in what was thenCzechoslovakia. The first organized competition was held in 1930. Throughout the course of ice hockey history inCzechoslovakia, many Slovak players became eligible toplay for the Czechoslovakian national team. Among thosewho were able achieve this was Ladislav Trojk; A nativeof Koice who left for Prague to play for the LTC Praha atthose times considered to be the best[who?] ice hockeyteam in the countryin 1934. From there he was only astep away from playing for the national team. 11. Team Slovakia Hockey Jerseys 12. Music of Slovakia The music of Slovakia has been influenced bothby the countys native Slovak peoples and themusic of neighbouring regions. Whilst there aretraces of pre-historic musical instruments, thecountry has a rich heritage of folkmusic and mediaeval liturgical music, and fromthe 18th century onwards, in particular, musicallife was influenced by that of Austria-Hungary. Inthe 19th century composers such as JanLevoslav Bella began to write romantic music witha Slovak character. In the twentieth centurythere were a number of composers who identifiedwith Slovak culture. After the fall ofcommunism in 198990 the country also beganto develop its own popular music scene inWestern style. 13. Fujaro 14. TWiiNS TWiiNS are a Slovak twin pop duoconsisting of sisters Daniela and VeronikaNzlov who were born on 15 May 1986in Hronsk Beadik. Theyrepresented Slovakia at the EurovisionSong Contest 2011 with their song, "ImStill Alive", which failed to qualify for thefinal. Despite this, they still gave Slovakiatheir best result since re-entering thecompetition in 2009. The song was co-written and produced by Bryan Todd. 15. TWiiNS 16. Germany 17. Thomas Mann6 June 1875 12 August 1955 was a German novelist, short story writer, socialcritic, philanthropist, essayist, and 1929 Nobel Prizelaureate, known for his series of highly symbolic andironic epic novels and novellas, noted for theirinsight into the psychology of the artist and theintellectual. His analysis and critique of the Europeanand German soul used modernized German andBiblical stories, as well as the ideasof Goethe, Nietzsche, and Schopenhauer. His olderbrother was the radical writer Heinrich Mann, andthree of his six children, Erika Mann, KlausMann and Golo Mann, also became importantGerman writers. When Hitler came to power in 1933,Mann fled to Switzerland. When World War II brokeout in 1939, he emigrated to the United States, fromwhere he returned to Switzerland in 1952. ThomasMann is one of the best-known exponents of the so-called Exilliteratur. 18. Thomas Mann 19. Oktoberfest Oktoberfest is a 16-day festival heldannually in Munich, Bavaria, Germany,running from late September to the firstweekend in October. It is one of the mostfamous events in Germany and is theworlds largest fair, with more than 5million people attending every year. TheOktoberfest is an important partof Bavarian culture, having been heldsince 1810. Other cities across the worldalso hold Oktoberfest celebrations,modeled after the Munich event. 20. Oktoberfest 21. Johann Sebastian Bach Johann Sebastian Bach (31 March [O.S. 21March] 1685 28 July 1750) was a Germancomposer, organist, harpsichordist, violist, andviolinist of the Baroque Period. He enriched manyestablished German styles through his skillin counterpoint, harmonicand motivic organisation, and the adaptation ofrhythms, forms, and textures from abroad,particularly from Italy and France. Bach wrotemuch music, which was revered for its intellectualdepth, technical command, and artistic beauty.Many of his works are still known today, such asthe Brandenburg Concertos, theMass in B minor,the Well-Tempered Clavier, andhis passions, cantatas, partitas, and organ works. 22. Johann Sebastian Bach 23. Serbia 24. Vuk Stefanovi Karadi ; November 7, 1787 February 7, 1864) was a Serbian philologist andlinguist, the major reformer of the Serbianlanguage, and deserves, perhaps, for hiscollections of songs, fairy tales, and riddles to becalled the father of the study of Serbian folklore.He was the author of the first Serbian dictionary.Among his colleagues in linguistics were JernejKopitar and uro Danii, while in folklorestudies, Vuk Vrevi (181182), a friend ofwriter Stjepan Mitrov Ljubia. He was well known abroad and familiar to suchgiants as Jacob Grimm, Goethe andhistorianLeopold von Ranke. Vuk wasthe primary source for Rankes SerbischeRevoluzion ("Serbian Revolution"), written in1829. 25. Vuk Stefanovi Karadi 26. Ivo Andri Ivan "Ivo" Andri (October 9, 1892 March 13, 1975) wasa Yugoslav novelist, short story writer, andthe 1961 winner of the Nobel Prize inLiterature. His writings dealt mainly withlife in his native Bosnia under the OttomanEmpire. His native house in Travnik hasbeen transformed into a Museum, and hisBelgrade flat on Andriev Venac hoststhe Museum of Ivo Andri. 27. Ivo Andri 28. Novak Djokovic born 22 May 1987) is a Serbian professional tennisplayer who is ranked World No. 1 by the Association ofTennis Professionals (ATP) since 4 July 2011. He has wonfive Grand Slam singles titles: the 2008, 2011 and 2012Australian Open, the 2011 Wimbledon Championships, andthe 2011 US Open. By winning three Majors in 2011,Djokovic became the sixth male player in the open era towin three Majors in a calendar year. He is the first male player representing Serbia to win aMajor singles title and the youngest player in the open erato have reached the semifinals of all four Grand Slamevents, separately and consecutively. Amongst other titles,he won the Tennis Masters Cup in 2008 and was on theteam which won the 2010 Davis Cup. He also won thebronze medal in singles at the Beijing Olympics in 2008. Hehas won 11 Masters 1000 series titles placing him jointfourth on the all time list. Djokovic is regarded as one ofthe greatest tennis players of all time. 29. Novak Djokovic</p>