Josa in words, pictures and music for children

Josa in words, pictures and music for children

In three towns in the district – stegaurach, frensdorf and scheblitz – this community project takes place in cooperation with the music school, the local bookstore and the local elementary school.

Elementary school children read the exciting story with distributed roles. The string orchestra of the district music school complements the payment with music by gustav holst, edward elgar and bela bartok. In connection with words, pictures and music, the payment will be made already for young children from approx. Four years to the experience, so the message from the district office. The story from the pen of the well-known children's author janosch is about little josa, who one day is given a magic violin as a gift. A violin that can make any listener either rough and strong or quite small. And with this violin, josa sets off for the moon. On the way, he meets many people whom he can help thanks to his violin. He even manages to defeat the greedy king and his riders. Bravely, little josa goes on and on until he finally reaches the end of the world. Here he can play for the moon, which then becomes sometimes smaller and sometimes coarser. His father, old jeromir, sees this too, and he knows that no one other than josa is capable of performing such a miracle.

Commodity giants glencore and xstrata consider merger

commodity giants glencore and xstrata consider merger

However, it is still open whether an offer will be made. Both companies are listed on the london stock exchange and have their headquarters in switzerland for tax reasons, among others. Glencore currently has a market value of just under 30 billion pounds, while xstrata is currently worth around 33 billion pounds on the stock exchange.

If the 34 percent stake that glencore already holds in xstrata is excluded from the valuation, the two companies are worth around 52 billion pounds (around 62 billion euros). According to information from the news agency bloomberg, a merger could be announced as early as this week. The agency refers to two persons familiar with the matter.

Study: bond between mothers and daughters most intense

study: bond between mothers and daughters most intense

About one in two daughters (55 percent) regularly discuss personal matters with their mothers, according to an interim conclusion of the pairfam relationship and family panel.

According to the technical university of chemnitz, comparatively few sons (29 percent) regularly reveal personal details to their mothers, while not even one in seven sons (13 percent) frequently discuss personal matters with their fathers. The data from daughters and sons between the ages of 15 and 37 on their relationship with their parents was analyzed.

“Our steigerwald”: no national park plan

After the clear statement of the state government that in the steigerwald the status nature park "not without consent of the population" is the association emphasizes that some peace has returned to the region. Now the criticism of the national park opponents of "our steigerwald" is making itself felt firmly committed to the "new idea of bamberg district administrator gunther denzler (CSU): the steigerwald should become a world natural heritage site. This goes, as the association denzler quoted, quite simply. You only have to designate a nature reserve in the upper franconian area of the steigerwald, and you can submit the application. Denzler reckons that the steigerwald has a chance of being declared a world natural heritage site by unesco. A national park is not needed for this.

Coarse protected area is but necessary

Brose baskets visit eltmann secondary school students

Brose baskets visit eltmann secondary school students

At six stations, the students got a taste of the sport and learned a lot about basketball. The focus was on dribbling, passing, throwing, basket handling, ball handling and coordination. The leadership was in the hands of the graduate sports economist and youth coordinator sebastian bohnlein, who is on the road with ten young helpers in the schools to inspire the young people for basketball.

Sports teacher gudrun gasiew from the wallburg-realschule emphasizes that the action day is not a one-day event for the sport of basketball. "We have been taking part in the basketball competition "jugend trainiert fur olympia" for a long time. At the schools-league in the district habberge we became first with our team. We were qualified for the franken-first-champion in bamberg and achieved a good second place. In addition, three bundesliga players visited our school last year, providing a lot of information and leaving a special impression."

Three areas – one training program

Three areas - one training program

To the 1. January of this year, a law came into force that reorganizes training in the nursing professions. With the start of the new training year in september, the new regulations are already in force. In order to meet this challenge, 60 partners have now joined forces and established a training association. Because it transcends county and even state borders, this solution is considered by those involved to be a particularly successful one.

The challenge was to unite the former professions of geriatric nursing, pediatric nursing and nursing to form a new occupational profile. In the future, anyone who graduates as a nursing specialist can be employed in all three areas.

Amri accomplice charged with planning attack in germany

Amri accomplice charged with planning attack in germany

The federal prosecutor’s office has filed charges against an islamist from berlin who is alleged to have planned an explosives attack in germany with the late christmas market bomber anis amri. Magomed-ali C. Has been in custody since august.

According to the indictment, his aim was "to kill or at least injure as many people as possible". In addition to the tunisian amri, an accomplice who is now in custody in france was also involved in the plot, which was disrupted by police officers, as the federal prosecutor’s office announced on tuesday.

With a touch of the orient

The first event to celebrate its premiere was the seniors’ carnival in the new clubhouse of the hammelburg carnival society (hakage). It has long been a good practice to invite the elderly citizens of the city and the retirement homes to an entertaining, happy afternoon. For the domestic jesters it is also a first impression of their program.

The organizers packed nine dance performances alone into the run-off in front of an almost full hall. The start was given to the dancing couple, who unfortunately had to perform only one actrice, maren otter, because her partner, lucia pfulb, had to cancel due to illness. The young dance girl nevertheless completed her difficult solo part with bravura.

Study points to frequent inbreeding among neanderthals

Study points to frequent inbreeding among neanderthals

The neanderthals in siberia have produced descendants also with closer relatives about 50 000 years ago. This is what scientists from the max planck institute for evolutionary anthropology in leipzig found out. They base their statements on the examination of DNA extracted from a woman’s toe bone. According to the report, this woman’s parents were close relatives. The experts published their study in the british journal "nature".

"We ran various inbreeding scenarios on the computer and discovered that the parents of this neanderthal female must have been either half-siblings on her mother’s side, great cousin and great cousin, uncle and niece, aunt and nephew, great father and granddaughter, or great mother and grandson," said population geneticist montgomery slatkin of the university of california in berkeley, u.S., who led part of the genome analyses. Further investigations revealed that the neanderthal populations were small and that inbreeding may have been more common.

Br shoots in the music academy

Br shoots in the music academy

"Why are only the current hitlists played up and down all day long and other songs are hardly played?", high school student joshua augsburg asks horfunk host matthias matuschik "matuschke". "I apologize for my good smell", answers this suffisant.

You can't please all the hornets. "They beg me on the phone to play their favorites – but please everything only from this one favorite, such as tina turner, bon jovi or other musicians", explains matuschke. For the pop music of lower franconia peter nader of "mainpop" asks for a permanent broadcasting forum at bavarian radio and a real chance for unknown bands.