Gütersloh is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, in the area of Westphalia and the administrative region of Detmold. Gütersloh is the administrative centre for a district of the same name and has a population of 100,194 people. Gütersloh lies in the Emssandebene, south-west of the Teutoburg Forest and on the north-eastern edge of the Westphalian Basin and has no significant points of elevation; the city's lowest point is 64 metres above sea level on the river Ems near the Princess Royal Barracks and the highest point is 105 metres above sea level in the eastern township of Friedrichsdorf. The border to Rheda-Wiedenbrück extends as part of the Rhedaer Forest, a large wooded area with predominantly conifers; the river Dalke flows through the city from east to west, crossing close to the Stadt Park as well as the city centre and river Ems. Gütersloh railway station is on the Hamm–Minden line; the city council consists of 52 seats, according to the local election in 2014: Gütersloh is an industrial city.
Gütersloh is best known for Miele. There are 5,000 other small and medium enterprises in Gütersloh; those companies have 46,000 workers. The most important areas are: media: Bertelsmann Software: Reply Deutschland metal working: Miele, Westaflex food: Mestemacher, Campina GmbH, Vogt & Wolf, Gehring-Bunte Gütersloh has four parks: The Stadtpark und Botanischer Garten Gütersloh contains a duck pond, a botanical garden, many paths bordered by mature trees, it is one of the most beautiful parks in Germany. The Mohns Park contains a paddling pool, an adventure playground area, a minigolf area, some sports fields and a hockey field can be used for ice hockey too. Since 1949 there is an amphitheater with 1,100 seats; the name comes from the owner, Frederike Mohn, from whom the town bought the park in 1937. There is the small Riegerpark and the park of the LWL-clinic. Swimmers are accommodated amply in Gütersloh with no fewer than four pools, both indoor and outdoor, the large outdoor pool has an Olympic-size pool, diving boards and sunbathing space, while the original indoor pool has the usual sauna and steam rooms.
The Stadtmuseum Gütersloh features exhibits on Gütersloh’s local history as well as the history of medicine and industry. In the second half of March, the Gütersloher Frühling is a festive celebration of springtime horticulture. Local garden centers and flower shops present their savvy. During the langenachtderkunst in May or June and art galleries have longer opening hours, the Straßenzauber, where you can see antique cars and all types of new cars. On Pentecost, there is a wine festival. Over the whole summer there are many concerts shown on the open air stage in the Mohns Park. In the Radrennen über Wasser, bikers have to drive over a course of planks over a boating pond without falling in the water. At „Gütersloh für Genießer“, many restaurants present haute cuisine open air. At "Gütersloh International", many foreign musicians and folk dancers present a mixed program in front of the municipal hall. In August bands and stand-up comedians show their program for free on the Dreiecksplatz. At the end of September begins the Michaelis-funfair.
Every two years there is a pageant where many clubs present themselves. In October, there is Schinkenmarkt. Traditionally the year ends with a Christmas market on the Berliner Platz. There are many Schützenvereine, Gütersloher Schützengesellschaft exists since 1832. There are always many Easter fires on Easter Saturday. In 2006 there were 95 clubs with 25,000 members in Gütersloh. There are 39 sports halls, of which 11 are bigger than 22 × 45 meters. There are three open-air baths and two indoor swimming pools; the oldest Westphalian football club, the Gymnasial-Spielverein Gütersloh, was founded in 1878 at the Evangelisch Stiftisches Gymnasium. The most popular football club of the town is FC Gütersloh 2000, which had a spell in the 2. Fußball-Bundesliga from 1996 to 1999 before being relegated and dissolved by a court due to an overwhelming debt 7 million DM; the club was re-established in 2000. The women's team plays as FSV Gütersloh 2009 in the 2. Bundesliga while the men's team plays in the fifth league.
The FSV Gütersloh 2009 organizes the Gütersloher Hallenmasters, Germany's biggest international cup for U17-teams. There is the Strenge-Cup, one of the biggest cups in Ostwestfalen-Lippe for teenagers. A great event in the history of Gütersloh was the 2006 FIFA World Cup. Being an official training area, the Heidewaldstadion was used three times by the Portugal national football team. Up to 5,000 fans came to watch the games on the biggest video screen in Ostwestfalen-Lippe in front of the town hall. Gütersloh was one of the few towns in Germany where the FIFA World Cup Trophy was shown. Many people had a job-related connection to the World Cup, because many articles like books, magazines or posters were produced in Gütersloh by Bertelsmann. Gütersloh is twinned with: Châteauroux in France Broxtowe in the United Kingdom, Grudziądz in Poland, Falun in Swe
Summer City is a 1977 Australian drama thriller film, filmed in Newcastle, Australia. The film features Mel Gibson in his debut role. In the early 1960s, Boo and Robbie drive to the beaches north of Sydney for a surfing weekend; the boys are planning to give Sandy a memorable ‘one last fling’ before his impending marriage. Tension flares between university-educated Sandy and ocker Boo when Sandy decides not to join in the fun. At a local dance, Boo seduces Caroline, the teenage daughter of a caravan park owner who discovers what has happened and comes looking for Boo with a gun. Mel Gibson as Scollop John Jarratt as Sandy Phil Avalon as Robbie Steve Bisley as Boo James Elliott as Caroline's father Debbie Forman as Caroline Abigail as the woman in pub Ward "Pally" Austin as himself Judith Woodroffe as the waitress Carl Rorke as Giuseppe Ross Bailey as Nail Hank Tick as Caveman Bruce Cole as the man in car Vicki Hekimian as Donna Karen Williams as Gloria Gary Tidd as Rocker in milk bar Len Purdie as rocker in milk bar The script was autobiographical, Avalon having been a passionate surfer for most of this life and grown up in Newcastle.
He served in the army for several years. He says he offered the script to Brian Trenchard-Smith who direct but Trenchard-Smith suggested Avalon direct it himself because he knew the subject matter so well. Avalon gave the job to Chris Fraser, a young director who had another project Avalon was going to produce; the film was shot on 16mm and blown up to 35 mm. Shooting began in October 1976 and took place near Sydney and Newcastle in the town of Catherine Hill Bay. Avalon invested $25,000 of his own money, he had another investor provide $25,000 plus twelve friends who put in $8,000. The film had a long run, it led to a sequel Breaking Loose. Summer City on IMDb Summer City at the National Film and Sound Archive Summer City at Oz Movies Summer City at Australian Screen Online
Anugerah Planet Muzik known by the acronym APM, is an award ceremony for artists engaged in the music industries of the Malay-speaking region in Southeast Asia. Organised by MediaCorp's Malay Broadcast Division, Warna 94.2FM & Ria 89.7FM, this prestigious music awards ceremony and achievements in the regional Malay-Indonesia music industry. APM is supported by Media Development Authority of Singapore and Authors Society of Singapore and Indonesian Music Award Foundation; the event has been held every year. Awards are given in various categories. There are awards covering all the participating countries and there are awards for particular countries. In year 2005, for the first time an artist from Brunei, Faiz Nawi, was invited as a performer at this awards event, it was only in 2013, after an eight-year break, that another Bruneian artist, Jaz Hayat, was given the honours to perform at the said event. The first artist from Brunei and Philippines both were nominated in Best New Artiste at Anugerah Planet Muzik 2015.
However, the first songwriter and award winner from the Philippines, nominated fell to Judah Lyne from The Lion Story. She has since bagged five awards for Best Singapore Song in 2011, 2015-2018. In 2016 edition, Shunpei Nakagawa from Japan was the first artist from others region nominated in this awards. Most Popular Singapore Artiste Most Popular Singapore Song APM Most Popular Artiste APM Most Popular Song Social Media Icon Best New Artiste Best New Artiste Best Collaboration Best Collaboration Best Male Artiste Best Female Artiste Best Duo/Group Best Band APM Best Song Best Song Malaysia Best Song Indonesia Best Song Singapore Special Awards Anugerah Cipta APM Humanity Award Anugerah Rentas Planet Best Album Best New Duo/Group Radio Hits of The Year New Media Nova Best Artiste Best Album Similar awards Anugerah Industri Muzik Anugerah Musik Indonesia Anugerah Planet Muzik 2009 APM 2014 on MediaCorp