Australian Festival of Chamber Music 2015

The legendary pianist Piotr Anderszewski will headline the 25th Anniversary of Queensland’s famed Australian Festival of Chamber Music (AFCM) alongside a great line-up of international musicians and Australia’s finest performers to mark the celebrations in Townsville.

Staged between 31 July and 8 August 2015, AFCM will see acclaimed Australian pianist Piers Lane AO return for his ninth year as the Festival’s Artistic Director, curating another innovative program which will include tributes to the late Peter Sculthorpe, world premieres of three new works, outstanding Australian and internationally acclaimed musicians, and even comedic performances.

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25 Best Cities in the World

hese 25 best cities in the world were the result of a survey ran on Lonely Planet asking travellers and their staff to nominate their favourite cities. A list of 200 cities was provided for inclusion in the book, The Cities Book. You can go through the list below with a short excerpt of each city from The Cities Book. Guess which cities turned up in the top 5 positions?

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25 places that look out of this world but are actually real

The world is full of wonders and amazing places that look out of this world are waiting to be discovered every day. These 25 places would make you wonder if they are actually real or they exist in another world, in another dimension. From crystal cave to the lost world, from the gate of hell to heavenly cave, from hills of chocolate to nature’s orchestral, it’s no wonder Ross Morley said, “Travel is like a giant blank canvas, and the painting on the canvas is only limited by one’s imagination.” Could you imagine these places? And yes, these places are all real!

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