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A diva is a celebrated female singer. The meaning of diva is related to that of prima donna. Diva can refer to a woman one in show business, with a reputation for being temperamental, demanding, or difficult to work with; the word entered the English language in the late 19th century. It is derived from a female deity; the plural of the word in English is "divas". The basic sense of the term is goddess, the feminine of the Latin word divus, someone deified after death, or Latin deus, a god; the male form divo exists in Italian and is reserved for the most prominent leading tenors, like Enrico Caruso and Beniamino Gigli. The Italian term divismo describes the star-making system in the film industry. In contemporary Italian and divo denote much-admired celebrities film actresses and actors, can be translated as " star"; the Italian actress Lyda Borelli is considered the first cinematic diva, following her breakthrough role in Love Everlasting. An extravagant admiration for divas is a common element of camp culture.

In 1992, singer Annie Lennox released her first post-Eurythmics album Diva. In 1992, En Vogue released their album Funky Divas. In 1998, VH1 debuted its first annual VH1 Divas concert. In 1998, Dana International from Israel won the Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Diva". WWE used the term from April 1999 until 2016. After 2016, they are just referred to as Women in WWE On January 20,2009, singer Beyoncé Knowles released a single from her third studio album titled "Diva". Sarah Brightman's 2006 compilation is called Diva: The Singles Collection Queen bee Doane, Mary Anne. Femmes Fatales: Feminism, Film Theory, Routledge, New York. ISBN 978-0-415-90320-2. Crace, John. "Who'd be an Opera diva?". The Guardian. Retrieved 17 August 2008

Norman Nelson

Norman Tsimba Nelson is a South African rugby union player playing with the Griffons. He played for the Mighty Elephants between 2006 and 2008 representing the South African sevens rugby team in 2007. In 2009, he moved to the SWD Eagles, but returned to play for the Eastern Province Kings in the 2010 Currie Cup First Division, where he finished joint top try scorer, he was named in the Southern Kings wider training squad for the 2013 Super Rugby season, but was subsequently released to the Vodacom Cup squad. He joined Welkom-based side Griffons in 2013, he was a key member of their 2014 Currie Cup First Division-winning side. He played in the final and score a try shortly after half-time to help the Griffons win the match 23–21 to win their first trophy for six years


The Djerimanga known as the Wulna, are an indigenous Australian people of the Northern Territory. Djerimanga country consisted of some 1,200 square miles on the coastal plain where the Adelaide River debouches into the Timor Sea, north to the tip of Cape Hotham, west to Fog Dam, south to an area including the community at Acacia Larrakia and eastwards as far as the Mary River floodplains. Humpty Doo Station, Koolpinyah Station and Djukbinj National Park are situated within these traditional boundaries; the Djerimanga had a southern inland extension of their land as far as the Margaret River and the Ringwood Range, but lost it to the eastern Djowei. Today Wulna descendants are contained to three distinct family groups; the matriarchs of these families are her younger sister Lorna Talbot and Joan Kenyon. The senior elder man for Wulna was Jack Wandi, he is buried at Humpty Doo Station on his traditional land. Jack Wandi has a wife, still alive and living at the Humpty Doo Station. Nancy and Lorna were the daughters of Topsy Garamanak, the senior Larrakia/Wulna ceremony woman who conducted ceremony across the Top End.

Topsy was the daughter of Larrakia ancestor Blanchie and Wulna ancestor Finity Yunupingu, who had direct family links to the Yunupingu clan from Yirrkala, Northern Territory. Descendants of Nancy Browne and Lorna Talbot are Larrakia/Wulna. Joan Kenyon born 1944 in Humpty Doo, is the daughter of Hilda Gunmanga. Hilda was the daughter of Blanchie and Finity. Joan married Tony Kenyon making their descendants of Wulna & Warai; the descendants still live on country and provide "welcome to country" for events, meetings etc. Djeramanga, Jermangel Waak Wulna, Woolnah, Wulnar, WolnaSource: Tindale 1974, p. 224

2013 CWHL Draft

The 2013 CWHL Draft was held in August 2013. Jessica Wong became the first visible minority selected with the first pick overall. Wong was part of another unique piece of draft history, her teammate from the Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs, Katie Wilson, was picked second overall. It marked the first time that two NCAA teammates were selected second overall. In addition, Blake Bolden became the first African American picked in the first round of said draft. Georgia Moore, a member of the Australian national women's team became the first Australian born player selected in the draft. Along with Julie Paetsch, both had experience competing in women's tackle football in the Western Women's Canadian Football League. Moore spent one season with the Okotoks Lady Outlaws, while Paetsch enjoyed multiple seasons with the Saskatoon Valkyries, it marked the first time. Of note, Delayne Brian was the first goaltender selected in the draft


Haabersti is one of the 8 administrative districts of Tallinn, the capital of Estonia. Haabersti is divided into 12 subdistricts: Astangu, Kakumäe, Mustjõe, Mäeküla, Õismäe, Rocca al Mare, Veskimetsa, Vismeistri and Väike-Õismäe; the most populous part of the district is Väike-Õismäe, a residential area consisting of the big panel houses, which were built in the 1970s. Lake Harku and an extensive beach area at Kakumäe and the Kopli Bay lie in the boundaries of the district. Since most of the territory has not been used for building, new areas with small residential buildings have developed in the last two decades. Haabersti is the home for Estonian Open Air Museum, Saku Suurhall, Tallinn Zoo, Rocca al Mare Shopping Centre. Haabersti has a population of 43,916. Official website

Henry Chapier

Henry Chapier was a French journalist, film critic, television presenter and feature film director. Henry Chapier was born in Bucharest, the son of an international lawyer and an actress of Austrian descent, he left Romania along with his family in 1947. Chapier began in 1958 a career as film critic collaborating with the weekly newspaper Arts with François Truffaut, he became a stringer at L'Express and obtained a prize as best beginner journalist in 1959. The same year he became editor-in-chief of the Culture pages of Combat and was the film critic of that newspaper until 1974, he got involved in the 1968 controversy over the dismissal of Henri Langlois from the Cinémathèque Française. At the 1970 San Sebastián International Film Festival, his first film Sex Power won the Silver Shell award for best direction, from a jury that Chapier remembers was presided by Fritz Lang. In 1973, he directed the "semi-experimental" film Amore, with a score by Vangelis Papathanassiou and a screenplay ostensibly by Paul Morrissey & Andy Warhol.

In April 1974, Philippe Tesson created Le Quotidien de Paris and Henry Chapier was the editor-in-chief of the Culture pages. Chapier joined FR3 in 1978 as cultural editorialist. In 1981, he is one of the three editors-in-chief of Soir 3, he created the television program Le Divan which he hosted from 1987 to 1994. He left France 3 that year and became president of the Maison européenne de la photographie in 1996; the same year, he was a member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival after being a member of the jury at the Caméra d'Or in 1988. Chapier died in his sleep at home in the early hours of Sunday 27 January 2019. Commandeur of the Ordre national du Mérite Officier of the Légion d'Honneur Official website Henry Chapier on IMDb