The annual inflation rate in the US rose to 7.9% in February of 2022, the highest since January 1982. And though the Biden White House is betting the US economy is strong enough to withstand a myriad of challenges, there are growing fears among voters of an economic slump and including some Wall Street analysts.
This week is Holy Week (Semana Santa), the week of the Passion of Christ in Catholic Spain. People are enthused now that restrictions are no longer as prohibitive as they were during the pandemic. (It's over now, isn't it? Is it?) Natives and visitors can join the famous religious processions without masks although it still is advisable to wear them because these processions are packed with devotees and keeping social distance is next to impossible. Also, attendance at the liturgies requires protective face coverings when held inside churches.
Irpin is newly named "Hero City of Ukraine" by the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense. Just a stone's throw away from the center of Kyiv, the Russians thought they'd cakewalk through Irpin and take Ukraine's capital. Thwarted by Irpin, the Russians beat an ignominious retreat. Let its street art clue you in on the essence of this Hero City!
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Madrid Artes Digitales' spectacular large-scale immersive production is built upon the vibrant works of Klimt. The production consists of immersive projections on 1,200 sq m of immersive digital reality screens, the use of virtual reality glasses and interactive tools, and the latest in sound effects and audiovisual projectors resulting in a spectacular sensation of having stepped into the colorful world of Klimt’s works. A unique adventure.
Countries around the world have imposed sanctions against Russia over its invasion of Ukraine, where the war rages on with destructive force while Ukrainians fight to defend their country. Putin is indifferent to the sanctions against him, they say. Joe Biden suggested Putin should no longer be allowed to be in power.
By law, Daylight Saving Time in the European Union starts on the last Sunday of March and ends on the last Sunday of October. Hence, on the 27th of March 2022, DST will kick in – EU clocks will leap forward one hour at 01:00 UTC. In Spain, the change will occur at 2:00 AM, by which time it's 3:00 AM already due to its time zone.
A fairy tale city in western Ukraine that can make you believe, if only for a moment, that brutal war is a thing of the past.
Various experts will talk on the zarzuela, the iconic Spanish lyric-dramatic genre that boasts spoken and sung scenes. The songs, that are danced to, incorporate operatic and popular songs. One can't presume to know Spanish culture without at least a basic knowledge of the zarzuela. So why not sign on to the "Encuentros Singulares"?