England started the world's largest rock festival

England started the world's largest rock festivalFrom 27 to 29 June in the British County of Somerset runs the world's largest music festival "Glastonbury" (Glastonbury).The festival, which is considered a major event in the world of rock music, traditionally held on the last weekend of June, under the open sky near the town of Glastonbury in the West of England and has always enjoyed great popularity. Last year all tickets for the festival were sold out within 90 minutes after the start of sales. By the way, the tickets are not so cheap - about 150 pounds, or about $ 300. Despite this, in 2007 the event attracted more than 150 thousand people. On the main stage of the festival - The Pyramid Stage - were made by performers such as Bjork, Iggy Pop, The Who, The Killers, The Chemical Brothers, and others.The first ever Glastonbury took place in 1971. It's the headliner was the band T Rex leader Marc a rest. Читать полностью -->

Jolie and pitt showed their twins

Jolie and pitt showed their twinsCelebrity couple brad pitt and Angelina Jolie sold pictures of their newborn twins Knox Leon and Vivienne Marcheline the two most popular American journals Hello and People, reports the Daily Mail.For the right to publish pictures of kids the tabloids gave a total of $ 14 million. Thus, photos of children of Hollywood stars at a cost of each of the journal for $ 7 million and became the most expensive baby pictures ever purchased publications. Proceeds from the sale of the star couple is going to give to charity, reports E Online.On unique images show the happy couple's parents, two newborn twins and other children pitt and Jolie: seven-year-old Maddox from Cambodia, four year-old pax from Vietnam and three year old Zahara from Ethiopia, and their biological daughter Shiloh Nouvel, born in Namibia in may 2006.Then her photos edition People paid four million dollars, which the parents gave a charitable organization helping children from Africa.Recall that two weeks ago, the famous Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie gave birth to long-awaited twins - a boy and a girl. The happy event occurred in the French city of nice, where Jolie and her partner brad pitt arrived in advance, specifically to produce their offspring. Source: Jolie and pitt showed their twins. . Читать полностью -->

Died Lithuanian actor Algimantas Masiulis

Died Lithuanian actor Algimantas MasiulisIn Lithuania on 78-m to year of life after a serious illness died famous Lithuania, former Soviet actor Algimantas Masiulis. It was jokingly called "the main fascist Soviet Union.". . . . . Читать полностью -->

Drew Barrymore spoke about the change of values

Drew Barrymore spoke about the change of valuesDrew Barrymore gave an interview to the November issue of Harper's Bazaar, where he spoke about the change of values after breaking up with her boyfriend Justin long, and about... politics. Let's get her going!"My priorities have changed. For several months I was alone, and this prompted me to focus on my desires, my friends and things that I believe. This is something like knowledge itself, but not with muzhinoi, and independently. I spent time with friends, traveled extensively with the UN missions, worked. Читать полностью -->

JK Rowling announces new book

JK Rowling announces new bookFamous British author JK Rowling in his 43 birthday announced that it is preparing to print a collection of tales, called "minstrel Tales of Beadle".As it became known, charitable society Children's High Level Group, founded by JK Rowling and Emma Nicholson to assist children in Europe, will release three editions of fairy tales. Publishers Bloomsbury and Scholastic have assumed the release of tales with the entry Rowling and additional comments of Professor Dumbledore.Amazon.com will release no more than one hundred thousand copies of the collector's edition, which will be an exact copy manuscript with handwritten illustrations the Rowling. "Minstrel tales of Beadle" mentioned in another famous book writer - Harry Potter and the deathly Hallows" - will go on sale on 4 December.So far, the only one of seven handwritten copies of "Tales of a minstrel Beadle" was sold at auction for 1.95 million pounds. He went to the company Amazon.com."Fans of Harry Potter have experienced understandable disappointment when only one copy of the Tales of a minstrel Beadle" was put up for sale in December last year, - quotes the words of the BBC writer. - So I am happy to report that with the generous support from Bloomsbury, Scholastic and Amazon and with the blessing of wonderful people, which owns six other books, "Tales of a minstrel Beadle" will be widely available to all fans of Harry Potter.Recall that the cycle of novels about the boy wizard Harry Potter has brought British writer worldwide fame and millions of dollars. As reported by "Izvestia., the rank of women millionaires Forbes JK Rowling is at the 11th place. Читать полностью -->

In Orhan Pamuk has published a new novel

In Orhan Pamuk has published a new novel"The Museum of innocence," a new novel by Turkish Nobel laureate in literature Orhan Pamuk, appeared on August 29, 2008 in Turkish bookstores.According to The New York Times, in the next ten days the book will be available in German and English translation is already in the works.In the Turkish version of the novel, 592 pages. On completion of work on the book Pamuk was first announced in may 2007. Then he called it "ambitious" and explained that he was working on it for ten years. Publisher Pamuk Nihat tuna called three themes of the "Museum of innocence": love, marriage and the family.Novels by Orhan Pamuk the Black book", "My name is Red", "White castle", "Snow" and the memoir "Istanbul: memories and the city" was translated into dozens of languages. Their total circulation of more than seven million copies. Source: Orhan Pamuk has published a new novel. Читать полностью -->

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