King David of Israel played the harp to soothe King Saul's nerves and saved him from madness, according to the Bible. The pacifying power of music is well-established.

Share

It is not customary for a head of state to visit an art gallery; however, back in June 2013 the President of Iceland, Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, on the occasion of a state visit to Germany, visited Studio Eliasson in Berlin. The studio is owned and operated by the renowned artist Olafur Eliasson.

Share

By Miette Thoma

The special temporary exhibition Art of African American Women was presented on February 25 at the National Museum of Ethiopia, sponsored by the Embassy of the United States as part of a series of events commemorating Black History Month. 

Share

Dallol of the Afar Regional State is considered to be the hottest inhabited place on earth with temperature regularly soaring above 37 degrees celcius and  reaching a searing 50 degrees.

Share

Pages