Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft or D. A. F. is an influential German electropunk/Neue Deutsche Welle band from Düsseldorf, formed in 1978 featuring Gabriel "Gabi" Delgado-López, Robert Görl, Kurt "Pyrolator" Dahlke, Michael Kemner and Wolfgang Spelmans. Kurt Dahlke was replaced by Chrislo Haas in 1979. Since 1981, the band has consisted of Görl. In interviews they claimed not to target anything or anyone specific while writing lyrics to be taken as a parody of words and phrases floating around in the public media. "Sato-Sato" and "Der Mussolini" are both examples of songs written around Delgado-López's fascination with the sound of a particular word. A few months before the 2003 invasion of Iraq, D. A. F. Released "The Sheriff"; the album Alles ist gut received the German "Schallplattenpreis" award by the "Deutsche Phono-Akademie", an association of the German recording industry. Görl described their sound on Alles is gut in Melody Maker in 1981: Most bands get a synthesizer and their first idea is to tune it!
They want a clean normal sound. They don’t work with the power you get from a synthesizer... We want to bring together this high technique with body power so you have the past time mixed with the future. Delgado described his new vocal style in the same interview: The singing isn’t like rock ’n’ roll or pop singing. It’s sometimes like in a Hitler speech, not a Nazi thing, but it’s in the German character, that crack! Crack! Crack! Way of speaking; the band determined early on. As Delgado said: It’s not only a part of image. It’s a serious matter because DAF from the first beginning didn’t want to imitate any American pop, rock or whatever. In fact we think there is a strong American influence in culture, music, everywhere. So in the first beginning one of our main content was to refuse to imitate rock ‘n’ roll, to refuse to sing in English. We don’t do that. We have our own identity. Our identity is not American identity; as a lyricist, Delgado's concerns throughout D. A. F.'s recording career have ranged from sardonic reflections on ideology and political violence, to journeys into a physical brutal, sometimes related from a child's point of view.
Having grown up as the child of working class Spanish immigrants in Wuppertal, coming of age in the politically polarized era of the German Autumn (his response the left-wing extremism of that time being thematized in the 2003 song "Kinderzimmer", he was blunt and unromantically detached about social reality in West Germany, unapologetic about the provocative potential of his songs. As performers and media personalities D. A. F. Were, much like New York's Suicide, forerunners of 1980s synthpop duos, such as the Pet Shop Boys and Soft Cell, in that the singer appears extroverted while the one who plays with the electronics appears quiet and reserved. Visually, at least from Alles ist gut until 1st Step to Heaven, they cultivated an image of black leather, hairy chests, sweat. Gabi's hairy chest made a comeback appearance in the 2003 promotional video for "Der Sheriff", a song about the George W. Bush administration. Görl came to Düsseldorf in August 1978 and met Delgado as both were regulars at punk club Ratinger Hof.
Görl noted, "The earliest line up of DAF was me in the basement of the Ratinger Hof. We created our basic ideas and we had a strong will as a duo. Gabi Delgado played the stylophone and I played the drums." Several early Neue Deutsche Welle bands formed from this social group, Görl and Delgado played with multiple other bands. The first two D. A. F. Albums featured a range of styles, their first album, Ein Produkt der Deutsch-Amerikanischen Freundschaft, was released in 1979 on Dahlke's Ata Tak label. The album was 22 improvised untitled instrumentals, Delgado having temporarily left the band at the time; the band moved to London. As Delgado noted, "at that time if you wanted to do new music you’d go to London because, the center, not Düsseldorf." Daniel Miller signed DAF to Mute Records because "they weren’t relying on past rock traditions at all, the criterion of what goes on Mute." DAF recorded Die Kleinen und die Bösen for one side studio and most of the other side live. Some songs featured thrashed guitars, electronic screeching, hammered drums while Gabi screamed and ululated.
DAF shrank to just Delgado and Görl, who signed to Virgin Records and released Alles Ist Gut, their breakthrough album. The band became pop stars in Germany and gained great critical acclaim in the UK. Görl played drums — fairly simple and unsyncopated patterns, but with simple variations that prevented them sounding robotic — while Delgado sang; the only other instruments used were Korg MS-20 and ARP Odyssey analogue synthesizers driven by a Korg SQ-10 analog sequencer. Only a single sequencer-driven line would be used for a song, the sequence functioning both as melodic accompaniment and as a bassline; the song "Der Mussolini" is a perfect example of this. On other songs, such as the title track, certain notes of the sequence were set out of tune. Overall the songs entail a complex tension between the predominantly visceral, the relentlessly robotic, the drums, which lie somewhere in between. One song, Der Räuber und der Prinz (The Robber and the P
The 2019 New Zealand Sevens was the third tournament within the 2018–19 World Rugby Sevens Series and the twentieth edition of the New Zealand Sevens. It was held on 26 -- 27 January 2019 at Hamilton. An invitational competition for women's teams, the Women's Fast Four, was held alongside the men's tournament as the precursor to integrated men's and women's tournaments planned for Hamilton in 2020; the teams are drawn into four pools of four teams each. Each team plays every other team in their pool once; the top two teams from each pool advance to the Cup bracket where teams compete for the Gold and Bronze Medals. The bottom two teams from each group go to the Challenge Trophy bracket. Fifteen core teams played in the tournament along with one invitational team, the highest-placing non-core team of the 2018 Oceania Sevens Championship, Tonga: All times in New Zealand Daylight Time Source: World Rugby Source: World Rugby The following seven players were selected to the tournament Dream Team at the conclusion of the tournament: World Rugby Sevens Series 2018–19 World Rugby Sevens Series 2019 New Zealand Women's Sevens Fast Four World Rugby Tournament site World Rugby info
Tsukuba International School is a private, non-profit school for English-speaking children in Tsukuba, Japan. It was established by the foreign community in 1992 in response to the need for an English education option for foreign students in the area; the school includes a preschool, elementary school, middle school, high school. As of September 2017, the school had 235 students in 14 grades, with 32 full-time staff and 7 part-time staff. Tsukuba International School is a member of the Japan Council of International Schools and is recognized as an incorporated school by the Ibaraki Prefecture government. In November 2011, it received authorization to offer the Primary Years Programme of the International Baccalaureate. In June 2014, it received authorization to offer the Middle Years Programme. In April 2017, it received authorization to offer the Diploma Programme, it was the twelfth school in Japan to offer the IB PYP, the ninth to offer the IB MYP, the 32nd to offer the IB DP, the sixth to offer the full PYP/MYP/DP continuum, the 22nd IB World School in the country.
The school is located in the Kamigo region of Tsukuba Science City and the closest stations are Banpaku Kinen Koen on the Tsukuba Express Line and Mitsuma on the Joso Line. In April of 2019, the school started using OpenDNS to block access to certain websites. Lee Chae-rin, the leader of 2NE1, a Korean pop group, attended TIS when she was in elementary school. Tsukuba International School website Tsukuba International School Facebook page International School Built to Serve 茨城・つくばにインターナショナルスクール開校へ
The Huntly Football Club is an Australian Rules Football club which competes in the Heathcote District Football League. The club, known as the Huntly Hawks, is based in Huntly and has participated in the HDFL since 1986; the Hawks have not appeared in an HDFL Grand Final yet, have most been Runners-up in 2013. Football had been played around Huntly from as early as 1882, but a formal club didn't emerge until 1893, it would play in local competitions against club to the north of Bendigo. It played against Elmore for a donated cup; the club won its first trophy in 1894 and followed up in 1897 and 1901. It first formal association was the Bendigo Saturday FA in 1913. In 1914 it won the pennant of the Bendigo Trades FA. In 1919 it joined the Neilborough DFA and won three flags by the time it left at the end of 1930, it joined the short-lived Midland United FL while it lasted from 1931 to 1936 before joining the Bendigo District Association in 1937 winning flags in 1939 and 1940. It reformed in 1946 in the Bendigo FA until it went into recess at the end of 1952.
It reformed in 1985 with the merger of the Huntly Junior Football Club with the Provincial Football Club, competing in the Heathcote DFL. Provincial had formed in 1946 after the war and played in the Bendigo FA that renamed itself Golden City FL. Provincial had joined the Heathcote DFL in 1982; the first year of the merger it was known as Provincial-Huntly Football Club but shorted to Huntly FL after twelve months. Since its existence in the HDFL in 1986–Present it has been the most unsuccessful team; the club finished last every year from ten consecutive wooden spoons. However, in recent years it has endures a string of finals appearances and was Runner-up in 2013, the club's most successful year in the league; because of the small sized football league rivalries are few and far between and most teams aren't overly aggressive towards another team, however Huntly's main rivals are White Hills, North Bendigo & Lockington Bamawm United Premierships 1894, 1897, 1901, 1914, 1919, 1925, 1930, 1939 1940.
Grand Finals History of Football in the Bendigo District – John Stoward – ISBN 978-0-9805929-1-7 HuntlyFNC
Estadio Marcelo A. Bielsa is Newell's Old Boys' multi-use stadium in Rosario, Argentina, it didn't have any official name until December 22, 2009, when it was named after the former manager of the club Marcelo Bielsa. Until it was called El Coloso del Parque, this remained as the stadium's popular name, it is used for football matches, but it has hosted some rugby matches sometimes, albeit rarely. The stadium was built in 1911, has been expanded several times since, it holds 42,000. The first pitch or "field" as it was called at that time was located between the streets Boulevard Humberto First and Avellaneda, in the northwest of the city of Rosario, in the neighborhood of the workshops; the same was achieved through management by Claudio Newell, was opened in 1905. It was the scene of the beginning of the meetings at that time the Football League Rosarina; the same had few amenities: had only a small box lumber modest. Due to this and the growth of the club, he found a new space for the court. In 1907, thanks to the efforts of the Mayor of Rosario, Nicasio Vila, who ceded some land, the court moved to the block between Avenue United Provinces streets, San Luis and La Rioja, in the neighborhood Vila, in the west corner of the city
Restricted use pesticides or "RUP" are pesticides not available to the general public in the United States. The "Restricted Use" classification restricts a product, or its uses, to use by a certificated pesticide applicator or under the direct supervision of a certified applicator; this means that a license is required to apply the product. Certification programs are administered by the federal government, individual states, by company policies that vary from state to state; this is managed by the United States Environmental Protection Agency under the Worker Protection Standard. Pesticides are classified as "restricted use" for a variety of reasons, such as potential for or history of groundwater contamination. Atrazine is the most used restricted-use herbicide, however there are over 700 such "restricted use" pesticides as of 2017. Many insecticides and fungicides used in fruit production are restricted use; the list is part of Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations. The Worker Protection Standard identifies the type of requirements that must be satisfied to obtain the proper license needed to purchase and apply restricted use pesticide.
Worker Protection StandardThe Hazard Communication Standard requires all employers to disclose all hazards to employees separately from the WPS. Licensed pest control supervisors must maintain application records for 3 years or more, as determined by state and federal laws; these records must identify the date and type of pesticide, applied. Additionally, the licensed pest control supervisors must notify the local government agency, responsible for air quality to satisfy laws governing the Right to know regarding public health and safety risks when restricted use pesticides are applied outside buildings. Right to know Federal Insecticide and Rodenticide Act pesticide misuse Toxicity Class Worker Protection Standard Restricted Use Products Report