Dustyesky: the leading genuine fake Russian choir in Southern Hemisphere

The little Australian village of Mullumbimby is one of the last places on Earth you would expect to find a men’s choir singing their hearts out about the Motherland and the Red Army in Russian like they knew the language….but that’s what makes Dustyesky so special. Mullumbimby is a small, subtropical town near Byron Bay in Australia’s northern New South Wales, and it was mostly known for its timber industry. However, thanks to the success of the 28 men making up hit choir Dustyesky it’s also become known for its…

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Kaizō-ji temple and its legends – Japan

Kamakura was the capital and religious center of Japan from the 12th-14th centuries. The city is scattered with medieval Shinto shrines and numerous Buddhist temples, including temple Kaizō-ji, which dates back to 1253. Due to the fact that flowers bloom all year long on its grounds, Kaizō-ji is commonly known as “the Flower Temple”, but it is also popular for its Sokonuke-no-i, a legendary “bottomless well” located in front of the gate. Of course the well is far from bottomless, and it originates from a 13th-century poem written by a…

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D-Day: the day that changed Europe’s history

The biggest land, air and seaborne invasion the world has ever known was launched on this day, June 6 1944. Codenamed Operation Overlord, everybody now knows it simply as D-Day. One hundred and fifty six thousand American, British and Canadian troops sailed to France from England and stormed the beaches of Normandy. They then began a relentless, dogged and bloody journey all the way to Berlin, pushing back the fearsome German military machine and, eventually, bringing an end to the Second World War. It was no a nice walk: the…

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#TodayInHistory – June 6

June 6 – Some important events on this day. 1242 👉🏼 24 wagonloads of Talmudic books burned in Paris 1391 👉🏼 Inhabitants of Seville, Spain, massacre 5,000 Jews 🇪🇸 1523 👉🏼 Gustav Vasa is elected King of Sweden, marking the end of the Kalmar Union 1683 👉🏼 The Ashmolean, world’s first university museum, opens in Oxford, England🏛 1716 👉🏼 French transport the 1st African slaves to Louisiana 1795 👉🏼 Fire destroy 1/3 of Copenhagen; 18,000 injured 🔥 1816 👉🏼 10″ of snowfall in New England, part of a “year without…

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