Paderborn: Watch ARD and ZDF short Films | Historical, Modernity, Green and Diversified | A Typical city and the District in NRW Land

 Politik | Länderspiegel-Die Stadt am kürzesten Fluss Deutschlands Nur vier Kilometer lang ist die Pader. Aber immerhin: Sie gab der Stadt ihren Namen. Paderborn liegt ganz im Osten Nordrhein-Westfalens und neben dem kürzesten Fluss Deutschlands lässt sich hier auch das angeblich weltweit größte Computermuseum entdecken. Beitragslänge:- 5 min- Datum: 27.05.2017 https://www.zdf.de/politik/laenderspiegel/laenderspiegel-deutschlandreise-nach-paderborn-100.html ***** Wunderschön! – Paderborner…

The “Blue Mosque” of Cairo Restored by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture

Inauguration of the restoration of the “Blue Mosque” in Cairo. Photo: AKTC/Gary Otte Please also see: Remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan Cairo, 2 May 2015 – Restoration of the 14th century Amir Aqsunqur “Blue Mosque” in Al-Darb al-Ahmar has been completed by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) as part of the…

Preserving heritage: WCLA gets Rs770 million for Royal Trail restoration — Tribune com article on further restoration of Lahore’s wall city

“The specific objective of the pilot project is planning overall restoration and renovation. This shall showcase the nature of interventions required in the entire Walled City,” said Lashari. PHOTO: MUHAMMAD IQBAL/EXPRESS LAHORE: The Punjab government on Monday provided Rs770 million to the Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA) to restore buildings located on the Royal…

Latest developments on Qutb Shahi heritage: The UNESCO, State Archaeology department and the Aga Khan Trust for Culture’s initiatives – article heading ‘Officials flatter to deceive?’ at New Indian Express com

Officials flatter to deceive? By Express News Service – HYDERABAD: 28th July 2012 The newlyformed high-level special heritage committee is scheduled to meet on July 30 and GHMC officials claim. PTI photo Will Golconda or Charminar ever figure in Unesco’s World Heritage List? Going by the present state of affairs, it can safely be presumed…

Keeping the Genius of Khusrau Alive – Outlook India com News

If one sets about the task of reviving 14th century Sufi legend Amir Khusrau’s legacy, his pioneering contribution to the devotional musical artform of ‘qawwali’ is where much of the work begins. One of the most revered Sufi legends of Delhi — Khusrau is one of the major subjects of the revival and preservation efforts…

Pakistan’s historic walled city under threat – France 24 com news

A 2011 photo shows a general view of the old residential walled city of Lahore. The medieval walled city of Lahore is under threat from a construction ‘free-for-all’ ruining centuries of heritage, as an ambitious Pakistani restoration project to protect it stalls.      AFP – The medieval walled city of Lahore is under threat…

Story of two enchanting sister cities Timbuktu and Djenné in Mali: A German language article -“zwei zauberhafte Schwestern” in Austria’s Wiener zeitung by Thomas Veser

Zwei zauberhafte Schwestern     Von Thomas Veser Seit dem Mittelalter haben die malischen Städte Timbuktu und Djenné die europäische Phantasie beflügelt. Inzwischen entzaubert, suchen sie unterschiedliche Wege in die Zukunft. Wenn die Sonne zur Mittagsstunde im Zenit steht und die gedrungenen Gebäude in ockerfarbenes Licht taucht, wirkt Timbuktu wie eine Geisterstadt am Rande der…

India: US to fund Mughal monument restoration – Zee News com

   New Delhi: In an initiative to support preservation of India`s rich heritage, outgoing US Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer Wednesday inaugurated the final stage of renovation work of a Mughal monument here and also advanced a grant of $50,000 towards the project.     Restoration work at the 16th century monument Sunderwala Burj,…

Munich: A metropolis with small-town charm – Expatica.com

Munich seems to be comfortable just being itself rather than trying to keep up with the capital of Germany, observes Travel writer Rick Steves. For several years, I’ve marvelled at how Berlin has eclipsed Munich in urban energy. It seems to be comfortable just being itself rather than trying to keep up with the capital…