History

Resurrecting the abandoned: Castle Esterházy of Galanta

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LeipGlo contributor Lenka Šerešová shares the history and present of her hometown castle: Schloss Esterhazy of Galanta. She delves into its storied past as well as the current initiative that aims to resurrect the castle's former glory.

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Clipped marble wings: From cemetery to Friedenspark

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LeipGlo contributor and blogger Mariam Goshadze takes a deep dive into the storied history of one of Leipzig's most beloved recreational areas: the Friedenspark.

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Jewish Week Leipzig: a time to remember

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This week, Jewish people from all over the world with roots in Leipzig have been coming over to celebrate their culture and remember their past. Here are some event tips for whoever is interested in participating in Jüdische Woche in Leipzig.

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Georgia: architecture, wine and murderous dictators

"We stood with mouths agape. Alas, no light was to be shed on the very odd spectacle to which we had just borne witness."

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Carmen review: “opera as it should be”

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"If you don’t usually go to the opera and want to give it a try, go and see Carmen in Leipzig [for] what 'opera' – that peculiar mix of literature, theatre and music – can and should accomplish. However, if you’re an expert, whether or not you'll appreciate the show will, as illustrated by the critics’

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A lady, a piano & the classical music “cage”

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With classical musicians held to such strict rules and standards today, we may want to choose to simply sit back, relax and not pick apart minute details of their concerts - since, according to our reviewer, they'll almost certainly be good anyway.

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