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Once locked, Australians try to learn survival skills in the forest

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Once locked, Australians try to learn survival skills in the forest

SYDNEY – Learning Australian bush survival skills has become popular as city dwellers turn to nature by easing coronavirus lockdown, said course organizers outside Sydney.

The Bushcraft course teaches basic survival skills such as finding food and water, and also offers insight into traditional indigenous culture. The course was filled as soon as the lockdown began to end late last month, and there were many requests, the organizer said.

“Many people come to learn self-discipline. How to organize themselves and organize themselves in a natural environment, “said instructor Gordon Dedman at Bushcraft Survival Australia, who was a former troop commander.

“The more knowledge you have … it really gives you confidence and then you can make better decisions.”

Course participants learn how to build shelter, build fire, navigate the sun and sky, find food for edible plants, some in environments designed to mimic the stresses of real survival situations.

“They have a period of time to make a fire using the procedure we gave them because it makes it efficient. “They may have to light fires to give a helping signal, to boil water to give to people suffering from hypothermia,” Dedman said.

“Another thing is that timed deliveries provide an element of stress and in your survival situation will be very, very stressful.”

The interest in the training came when Australia relaxed its locking laws after months of restrictions seen in supermarket staples, and many Sydney residents were trapped at home. Now the beach is reopening and Sydney’s pubs are allowed to accept ten customers to eat.

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“I’m trapped by the supermarket chaos. I didn’t realize how deeply rooted I was in that, “said course participant George Hamza. Hamza was one of 11 participants who took a three-day intermediate course near Ku-ring-gai National Park, Ingleside, north of Sydney.

“Come here and spend a few days here and get away from it, I feel like I’m detoxifying a little from the scope of the world,” he said.

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Portuguese historical films will premiere on 29 December.

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Portuguese historical films will premiere on 29 December.

Method Media Bermuda will present the documentary FABRIC: Portuguese History in Bermuda on Thursday, December 29 at the Underwater Research Institute of Bermuda.

A spokesperson said: “Method Media is proud to bring Bermuda Fabric: Portugal History to Bermuda for its 5th and 6th showing at the Bermuda Underwater Observatory. In November and December 2019, Cloth: A Portuguese Story in Bermuda had four sold-out screenings. Now that Bermuda has reopened after the pandemic, it’s time to bring the film back for at least two screenings.

“There are tickets Ptix.bm For $ 20 – sessions at 15:30 and 18:00. Both screenings will be followed by a short Q&A session.

Director and producer Milton Raboso says, “FABRIC is a definitive account of the Portuguese community in Bermuda and its 151 years of history, but it also places Bermuda, Acors and Portugal in the world history and the events that have fueled those 151 years.

“It took more than 10 years to implement FABRIC. The film was supported by the Minister of Culture, the Government of the Azores and private donors.

Bermuda Media Method [MMB] Created in 2011 by producer Milton Raposo. MMB has created content for a wide range of clients: Bermuda’s new hospital renovation, reinsurance, travel campaigns, international sports and more. MMB pays special attention to artistic, cultural and historical content.

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CRISTANO RONALDO CAN MAKE UP A GIANT IN CARIOCA AND PORTUGUESE TECHNICIAN SAYS ‘There will be room’

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Maestro de Braga is the first Portuguese in the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba.

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Maestro de Braga is the first Portuguese in the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba.

Maestro Filipe Cunha, Artistic Director of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Braga, has been invited to conduct the Cuban National Symphony Orchestra, as announced today.

According to a statement sent by O MINHO, “he will be the first Portuguese conductor to conduct this orchestra in its entire history.”

In addition to this orchestra, the maestro will also work with the Lyceo Mozarteum de la Habana Symphony Orchestra.

The concerts will take place on 4 and 12 March 2023 at the National Theater of Cuba in Havana.

In the words of the maestro, quoted in the statement, “these will be very beautiful concerts with difficult but very complex pieces” and therefore he feels “very motivated”.

From the very beginning, Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 will be performed by an Italian pianist (Luigi Borzillo), whom the maestro wants to bring to Portugal later this year. In the same concert, Mendelshon’s First Symphony will be performed.

Then, at the second concert, in the company of the Mexican clarinetist Angel Zedillo, he will perform the Louis Sfora Concerto No. 2. In this concert, the maestro also conducts Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony.

“This is an international recognition of my work. An invitation that I accept with humility and great responsibility. I was surprised to learn that I would be the first Portuguese member of the Cuban National Symphony Orchestra. This is a very great honor,” the maestro said in a statement.

“I take with me the name of the city of Braga and Portugal with all the responsibility that goes with it, and I hope to do a good job there, leaving a good image and putting on great concerts. These will be very special concerts because, in addition to performing pieces that I love, especially Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky, I will be directing two wonderful soloists who are also my friends. It will be very beautiful,” concludes Filipe Cunha.

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