Celtic metal is a subgenre of folk metal that developed in the 1990s in Ireland. As the name suggests, the genre is a fusion of Celtic rock; the early pioneers of the genre were the Irish bands Cruachan and Waylander. The genre has since expanded beyond Irish shores and is known to be performed today by bands from numerous other countries; the origins of Celtic metal can be traced to the earliest known exponent of folk metal, the English band Skyclad. Their "ambitious" and "groundbreaking" debut album The Wayward Sons of Mother Earth was released in 1990 with the song "The Widdershins Jig" acclaimed as "particularly significant" and "a certain first in the realms of Metal"; this debut album made an impact on a young Keith Fay who had formed a Tolkien-inspired black metal band by the name of Minas Tirith. Inspired by the music of Skyclad and Horslips, Keith Fay set out to combine black metal with the folk music of Ireland, he formed the Irish band Cruachan in 1992 with a demo recording released in 1993.
Like Waylander, Keith Fay credits the Irish rock band Horslips as a "huge influence on Cruachan," further noting that "what they were doing in the 70s is the equivalent of what we do now." Cruachan's debut album Tuatha Na Gael was released in 1995 and the band has since been acclaimed as having "gone the greatest lengths of anyone in their attempts to expand" the genre of folk metal. With a specific focus on Celtic music and the use of Celtic mythology in their lyrics, Cruachan's style of folk metal is known today as Celtic metal. Parallel to Cruachan, the black metal act Primordial released a demo recording in 1993 and "found themselves heralded as frontrunners in the burgeoning second-wave black metal movement." Irish music plays "a big role" in Primordial but in "a dark and subtle way" through the chords and timings. The year 1993 saw the formation of Waylander. With vocalist Ciaran O'Hagan fronting the group, they released a demo recording in 1995. A debut album Reawakening Pride Once Lost was unveiled in 1998.
O'Hagan notes that it was a coincidence that "Primordial and Waylander sprang up within little more than a year of each other." Since a few other bands from Ireland have emerged to perform Celtic metal including Geasa and Mael Mórdha. Since the turn of the millennium, the genre has expanded and many bands beyond the shores of Ireland can be found today performing Celtic metal; this includes Eluveitie from Switzerland, Ithilien from Belgium, Mägo de Oz from Spain, Suidakra from Germany, Skiltron from Argentina. Despite the Irish origins of the genre, Celtic metal is not known to be popular in Ireland. Ciaran O'Hagan of Waylander notes that while "Primordial are Ireland’s biggest Metal band in terms of sales and international profile" the band would be "lucky to sell much more than 500 copies of their albums in their own country or pull more than 300 punters to a gig." Bands in the genre have experienced a more enthusiastic reception elsewhere with Mägo de Oz notably experiencing strong chart success in Latin America and their native Spain.
Similar to its parent genre of folk metal, the music of Celtic metal is a diverse collection with bands pursuing different subgenres of heavy metal music. While bands such as Suidakra ply their trade with the more extreme subgenres of black or death metal, other groups like Mägo de Oz and Skiltron prefer a more traditional or power metal sound; the one common element is a shared interest in incorporating Celtic music into heavy metal. Many bands in the genre enhance their sound with the use of a folk instrument. Bagpipes are used by bands such as Ithilien; the fiddle is used by such bands as Mägo de Ithilien and Eluveitie. The tin whistle and flute, can be found in such bands as Cruachan, Ithilien and Eluveitie. While the Irish bands of the genre make use of native instruments such as the uilleann pipe and bodhrán. Folk metal
Benjamin Eugène Fichel son of Moise Mayer Fichel and Lili Abigail Sasias, was a French painter. He entered the École des Beaux-Arts in 1844 and became a pupil of Hippolyte Delaroche, but painted much more under the inspiration of Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier, whose exquisite handling is suggested in numerous small canvases of his which by their refined technique and vivid action recall the characteristic intensity and directness of composition which belong to the painter of "Friedland." His students included Jeanne Fichel who he married. Along with great care in finish, Fichel's canvases exhibit an archæological exactness, a kind of delicate humor, his first work of importance was exhibited in 1850, "Harvey Demonstrating the Circulation of the Blood to Charles I." He was a chevalier of the Legion of Honor and, in 1857, received a medal for his painting in the Salon of that year. He exhibited a canvas every year at the Salon, up to a few years before his death; the principal works of Fichel are genre paintings, include "The End of Dinner," "A Festival in the Year 1776," "The Capture of a Spy," "The Wandering Singers," "A Morning Call," "The Arrival at the Inn," "The Council of War" and others.
He did history paintings which have the freedom and imagination of pure genre: "The Night of August 24, 1572" and "Founding of the French Academy." Many of his pictures are in galleries all over the world. Two of his paintings, "A Violin Player," executed in 1871, "Awaiting an Audience," painted in 1881, are in the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art Rines, George Edwin, ed.. "Fichel, Eugène". Encyclopedia Americana; this work in turn cites: Montrosier, E. Les Artistes Modernes Gilman, D. C.. "Fichel, Eugène". New International Encyclopedia. New York: Dodd, Mead
Oleksiy Mykhaylovych Chernyshov is the current Head of the Kiev Oblast State Administration. Born in the city of Kharkiv, where he spent his childhood, high school years, received higher education. From 1994 to 1999 – studied at Kharkiv University of Humanities “People’s Ukrainian Academy” in the specialty «Economy of enterprise». From 1996 to 2002 – studied at the Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University in the specialty «Law». In 1999, he completed a professional course on the standards of the International Project Management Institute. In 1998 he continued his career in the IT industry at «Telesens», which developed system software for the telecommunication business as a subsidiary of German Telesens AG. In 2002, he and his partners acquired the Ukrainian part of the group, which became an independent company. In the early 2000s, Chernyshov's interest in commercial real estate and development led to the implementation of several successful projects in Kharkiv, after which cooperation with AVEC Concern began.
In 2004 Chernyshov – Vice President of the Development, since November 2005 – President of Concern and AVEC Group. From 2008 to 2013 – Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Concern and the AVEC Group. Chernyshov forms a portfolio of new commercial real estate projects with a total area of 350,000 m²; the businessman attracts significant foreign partners working in FDI in commercial real estate development, including UNIQA Real Estate AG, New Century Holdings, ECE and others. In 2012 he founded an investment and development company Eastgate Development, which activity was focused on the development of large-scale commercial real estate projects, as well as attracting foreign investments in Ukraine and stabilizing the investment climate in the country. In 2013 Oleksiy Chernyshov initiated the large-scale infrastructure project «Kyiv Business Harbor» where he was a partner; the idea behind the project was to create an industrial production cluster on the left bank of Kiev on 330 hectares, which should help to solve such issues as creating additional jobs and changing labor migration indicators between the right and the left banks of the city.
In 2014, Chernyshov founded the investment company «VI2 Partners». The company's offices are based in Vienna; the main activities of VI2 Partners are direct investment and management of the asset portfolio, investment banking - mergers and acquisitions, capital raising, debt restructuring. The company cooperates with international financial institutions. In 2017 «VI2 Partners» acquired a stake in the Furshet supermarket chain from the French operator Auchan Group «Auchan Ukraine»; the amount of the agreement is not disclosed. In 2014 Oleksiy Chernyshov founded the Kyiv Vision Foundation, an organization is dedicated to attracting investment to the country, supporting cultural projects and promoting Ukraine in Europe through the contemporary Ukrainian art. In the fall of 2014, an exhibition of contemporary Ukrainian art “Through Maidan and Beyond” dedicated to Euromaidan events was held in the Museumsquartier of Vienna. Among the guests were cultural and artistic figures and politicians, including Austrian Foreign Minister, Sebastian Kurz.
Ukrainian art was presented by works of 23 artists, among them were Boris Mikhailov, Vlada Ralko, Sergey Bratkov, Nikita Kadan, Zhanna Kadyrova and others. In the same year Oleksiy Chernyshov supported the publication «Awesome Kyiv», a modern guide to the Ukrainian capital that opened unknown places to people; the publication was the first in a series of such guides in Kiev. A few years with the support of Olexiy Chernyshov, the Publishing House «Osnova» publishes a new book from the «Awesome» series about Kharkiv – the industrial and cultural center of Ukraine; the presentation of «Awesome Kharkiv» took place in December 2018. In November 2017, Oleksiy Chernyshov became a chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Ukrainian Real Estate Club URE Club, a professional organization that brings together local and international experts and practitioners of the Ukrainian real estate market and promotes investment. In 2018, with the initiative and support of Oleksiy Chernyshov, the School of Commercial Real Estate Management was established.
This is the International Institute of Management. In March 2019, Oleksiy Chernyshov joined the All-Ukrainian Network of Compliance; the network was started by the Business Ombudsman Council with the support of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. The purpose of creation is to promote the idea of responsible business. On October 20, 2019, the Government of Ukraine approved the nomination of Oleksiy Chernyshov as the Head of the Kiev Oblast State Administration; the presidential decree was signed by the President of Ukraine on October 28, 2019. Wife – Svetlana Chernyshova – Assistant Professor at Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. Has two sons. Oleksiy Chernyshov on Facebook "Volodymyr Zelenskyy appointed Oleksiy Chernyshov to the post of Kyiv RSA Head". Office of the President of Ukraine. October 28, 2019. Retrieved January 23, 2020
The Parti vert du Québec/Green Party of Quebec ran 108 candidates in the 2007 Quebec provincial election, none of whom were elected. Information about the party's candidates may be found on this page. Vanessa Thibodeau appears to have run a low-profile campaign in the 2007 election; the Sherbrooke Record newspaper noted that the Green Party's election website had no information about her or her plans for the division. She received votes 1,917 votes. Lucien Rodrigue is a medical doctor who holds a Bachelor's Degree in Agro-economy. At the time of the 2007 election, he had worked for twenty years at the Saint-François D’Assise Hospital in Quebec City, he focused his campaign on health issues, on one occasion taking part in a prominent Green Party press conference on the subject. He called for the construction of a soccer field in the Quebec City area, arguing that this would increase physical wellness among youth, he received 1,159 votes, finishing fifth against Action démocratique du Québec candidate Jean-François Gosselin.
François Desmarais was born in Sorel-Tracy and was twenty-four years old at the time of the 2007 election. Having earned a Bachelor's degree in Political Science and a certificate in German Studies from the University of Montreal, he was working toward a Master's degree in Political Science at Laval University in 2007, focusing on defence policies in Germany since the end of World War II, he helped establish a Richelieu branch of the PVQ in 2005 and became secretary of the party's provincial executive in 2006. During the 2007 campaign, he criticized Quebec's longstanding freeze in university tuition. Desmarais received 986 votes. Louis Lacroix has been the Green Party of Canada, he was 26 years old during the 2006 federal election and identified as an agricultural technician. He has called for the legalization and controlled sale of cannabis, opposing simple decriminalization on the grounds that it will benefit criminal elements
Thomas Bromhead is an Australian actor, voice actor and musician. He is best known for playing the part of Rocket in the Emmy award-winning series I Got a Rocket. Bromhead's natural dialects are English British and Australian. Thomas Bromhead is known for being an impressionist. Bromhead grew up in Australia, he resides in the U. S, he has performed in over 1000 commercial and game voiceovers, including the Australian promo voice for KidsCo. Bromhead has a degree in Economics from Monash University. Thomas was a professional musician performing with various Australian military bands, he trained in drama at Richmond Drama School in London and in improvisation at The Second City in Los Angeles. He has appeared in numerous commercials including an infamous Continental Sauces commercial with Mena Suvari and a Virgin Mobile commercial with Jane Lynch, he has appeared in two Super Bowl commercials. In 2003 for Washington Mutual and in 2011 for Bridgestone's "Reply All"; as a stand-up comedian, he has performed in London, Kuala Lumpur and Los Angeles.
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A Rights Expression Language or REL is a machine-processable language used to express intellectual property rights and other terms and conditions for use over content. RELs can be used within a DRM system. RELs are expressible in a machine-language. Although RELs may be processed directly, they can be encountered when embedded as metadata within other documents, such as eBooks, audio or video files. Notable RELs include: ccREL An RDF Schema used by the Creative Commons project to express their licences; this same vocabulary has been adopted by the GNU Project to express their General Public License in machine-readable form. W3C Open Digital Rights Language ODRL The W3C Permissions and Obligations Expression Working Group has developed the ODRL recommendations for expressing permissions and obligations statements for digital content; the W3C ODRL Information Model offers a framework for the underlying concepts and relationships that form the foundational basis for the semantics of ODRL expressions.
The aim of the ODRL Information Model is to support flexible Policy expressions by allowing the author to include as much, or as little, expressive detail about the terms and conditions for Asset usage, the Parties involved, obligations. The W3C ODRL Vocabulary & Expression describes the potential terms used in ODRL Policy expressions and how to serialise them; the terms formalise the semantics. The wide set of terms in the vocabulary provides the support for communities to use ODRL as the primary language to express common use cases. XrML XrML began with work at Xerox in the 1990s. After passing through several versions and separate projects, it formed the basis of the REL for MPEG-21. MPEG-21 Part 5 of this MPEG standard includes a REL. METSRights METSRights is an extension schema to the METS packaging metadata standard; the function of a REL is to define licences, to describe these licences in terms of the permissions or restrictions they imply for how the related content may be used. "Licence" here may mean either: A "well-known licence", such as GFDL, Apache License or a Creative Commons CC-by-sa-3.0 etc.
A pre-defined licence, like these, but not so well known. Examples would be proprietary "shrinkwrap" licences. A specific licence, created with individual terms and conditions, for content licensed from one party to another. Use of a well-known licence is chosen for its unambiguous simplicity: GFDL means the same no matter, using it. Using an existing licences avoids the problems of licence proliferation, it is practical to use such a licence, to check that a project is complying with it, without understanding too much about what detail it entails. Knowing that "GFDL is acceptable to this project" and "All resources within this project use GFDL" is sufficient. In that sense, well-known licences are a way to avoid needing to use a REL to model the details of a licence, its name alone is enough. Despite this, a REL may still be useful with these licences, it provides a machine-processable way to identify the licence in use, avoiding naming issues and potential ambiguities between "Apache License" or "Apache 2.0 Licence".
The authors of these licences require a means to describe their internal details. These are similar to the well-known licences, in that they're defined before their use and can be applied to many instances of licensing, their difference is that as they're not well known, it's necessary to explain what each of them entails, as the user is always to be encountering each of them for the first time. A REL provides the means to do this. Using licensed content within a project now requires evaluation of the statement, "Are there any resources within this project whose licence forbids a condition that the project requires, or requires a condition that the project cannot permit?". These might include a necessary ability to distribute copies of the project afterwards, or a condition for accreditation on a splash screen that might be unacceptable to some projects. In open source software development, it's common for projects to create their own licence under their own project name, but for the details of this licence to be a boilerplate copy from a well-known licence, or a reference to this licence.
A REL should support this, providing a means for licences to be defined by sub-classing existing licences and changing their behaviour. Many of these licences are little more than vanity licences, although other dependent projects must still be able to work with them; these are licences that are created as needed, for specific pieces of content, or specific end users. This is so that they may have use-specific conditions attached to them, such as expiry dates. Although these licences might be based on a standard boilerplate, each one is thus unique. Referring to them by name could not work as there's no single, stable name. It's thus necessary to use a REL to express each one in terms of its individual properties. Examples might include a time-limited contract to watch TV sport for a month, as paid for by an ongoing contract, to watch this within the home but not to show it within a public bar. A REL may conveniently use an Entity-Attribute-Value model, as for RDF, to structure its description of a rights model.
Such a model expresses itself as lists of: Entities Concrete "things" or "classes", e.g.:Work/AssetThe item being licensed. LicenceThe licence when this is either a "well-known" licence or else an instance of a specific licence, such as content playback rights purchased