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The Catalonian capital is to become the international focus of music in 3D next week, when the 3D Film and Music Fest kicks off. Aptly opening on 3 December – 3D Day – the festival is expected to bring some of the best music films produced in 3D to the city, with 3 events, 3 dates and 3 different venues hosting shows that have rarely been seen so...
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A new exhibition that opened in Paris in September, revealing all the fascinating secrets of fine jewellery making, has become a roaring success. Featuring some of the most majestic exhibits ever to have been made by man, the In The Nave exhibition is running at the celebrated French Museum of Decorative Arts – or Les Arts Decoratifs – until 10...
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The line up for next year’s minifestival in Barcelona has been confirmed, with a host of exciting acts and artists set to wow audiences throughout the one-day event. The popular festival, which regularly attracts thousands of visitors from around Europe combining the event with a break in one of the excellent hotels in Barcelona, will be taking place...
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Christmas lights switched on in Dublin

Posted by on November 27, 2012
If you were lucky enough to be enjoying a break in one of the excellent hotels in Dublin over the weekend, then you would have enjoyed the Christmas lights switch on in the city, an event that was filled with festive spirit. Revellers defied rainy and blustery conditions to turn out in force for the event, which saw a traditional tree replace the €300,000...
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The highly anticipated tram project in Edinburgh is to take major steps in its development over the next few weeks, with some of the most significant tests of its track and vehicles yet to indicate its level of progress. Overhead power lines between Edinburgh airport and the tram depot at Gogar are being electrified from Monday and, if all goes well,...
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New Dublin smartphone app unveiled today

Posted by on November 23, 2012
A brand new smartphone application designed to help people navigate their way around Dublin has been launched today, one which is sure to be popular with those looking forward to their stay in one of the Dublin hotels in the coming months. Currently only available on iTunes, the free walk Dublin application is an initiative by Dublin City Council which...
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Paris club inspires new Bruno Mars song

Posted by on November 22, 2012
Pop superstar Bruno Mars has revealed that a club in Paris was where he found the inspiration he needed for a party anthem which will appear on his upcoming album. The multimillion selling icon said that he felt embarrassed when one of his earlier tracks, the romantic ‘Just the Way You Are’, came onto the speaker system as he was introduced...
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Art loving professor Henry Walton’s impressive art collection has been left to Scottish art museums after he passed away in July, it has been revealed. The generous benefactor – a world-renowned psychiatrist and art collector – donated a compilation of works that included ancient Chinese pottery as well as paintings by Picasso and Rembrandt to...
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With New Years Eve fast approaching, it’s about time to start confirming your plans to make sure you can wave goodbye to 2012 in the best possible way. If you are looking for a new location to take your celebrations this year, why not head to Barcelona’s Razzmatazz for what promises to be a night to remember? Called Lucky New Year, it really does...
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A master-class in technical dexterity, speed and precision, table tennis is one of the most exciting and enthralling sports to witness. The city of Paris is giving you the perfect opportunity to do just that, with the French capital proudly hosting the Table Tennis World Championships 2013. Having been an Olympic sport since 2008, Table Tennis has developed...
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