Selbu is a municipality in Trøndelag county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Mebonden. Other villages in Selbu include Flora, Hyttbakken, Selbustrand, Trøa, Tømra, Vikvarvet; the 1,235-square-kilometre municipality is the 79th largest by area out of the 422 municipalities in Norway. Selbu is the 229th most populous municipality in Norway with a population of 4,093; the municipality's population density is 3.6 inhabitants per square kilometre and its population has increased by 2.2% over the last decade. The municipality of Selbu was established on 1 January 1838. On 1 January 1901, the eastern part of the municipality was separated to form the new municipality of Tydal; this left Selbu with 4,607 inhabitants. The borders of Selbu have not changed since that date. On 1 January 2018, the municipality switched from the old Sør-Trøndelag county to the new Trøndelag county; the Old Norse form of the name was Selabú. The first element is the genitive case of the old name of the lake Selbusjøen.
The last element is bú which means "district". The coat of arms was adopted on 31 May 1991; the arms show a silver background with three black selburoses, designs which are typical for the patterns used in the local lusekofte and other woollen garments. Home knitting has been a long tradition in the municipality; the Church of Norway has one parish within the municipality of Selbu. It is part of the Stjørdal prosti in the Diocese of Nidaros. All municipalities in Norway, including Selbu, are responsible for primary education, outpatient health services, senior citizen services and other social services, economic development, municipal roads; the municipality is governed by a municipal council of elected representatives, which in turn elect a mayor. The municipality falls under the Frostating Court of Appeal; the municipal council of Selbu is made up of 25 representatives. The party breakdown of the council is as follows: Selbu borders nine municipalities; the municipalities of Trondheim and Stjørdal are to the north.
The largest lake in Selbu is Selbusjøen with an area of about 60 square kilometres. It is located 160 metres above sea level. Another lake in the municipality is Sørungen; the highest mountain in Selbu is the 1,441-metre tall mountain Fongen, located inside Skarvan and Roltdalen National Park. The Nea River and Rotla River both flow through the municipality; the municipality covers a total of 1,254 square kilometres which consists of: The main road through Selbu is Norwegian County Road 705 that runs between Stjørdal and Tydal. Selbu is located near important destinations: Traditionally, Selbu has been an agricultural and forest managing community; the area is well known for its special knitting techniques. The last decades have led to efforts in business such as high technology and mechanics; the newspaper Selbyggen has been published in Selbu since 1889. Trøndelag travel guide from Wikivoyage Municipal fact sheet from Statistics Norway Aerial photography from Selbu Selbuvott
Best Akina Memoires is the first greatest hits album by Japanese singer Akina Nakamori. It was released on 21 December 1983 through Warner Pioneer, it was released on the same day as the first music home video New Akina Etranger in Europe. The album consist of all singles released during years 1982-1983 and small number of a popular album tracks, it contains all the singles released between 1982 and 1983: from the debut Slow Motion until latest single released in 1983 Kinku during that time. The singles 1/2 Shinwa, Twilight: Kinku were recorded in the album for first time. 1/2 Shinwa is the fourth single released on 23 February 1983. The single debuted at number 1 on Oricon Single Weekly Chart and became the 13th best sold single in 1983. In the Best Ten ranking, it debuted on number 1 and stayed at number 13 in the yearly chart, it has received Pop Prize in the television music award Megapolis FestivalTwilight: Yuuguredayori is the fifth single released on 1 June 1983. The single debuted at number 2 on Oricon Single Weekly Chart and became the 19th best sold single in 1985.
In the Best Ten ranking, it debuted on number 1 and stayed at number 27 in the yearly chart. It has received Gold Dove Award in the 9th Nippon Television Music Festival. Kinku is the sixth single released on 7 September 1983. Although it was never recorded in the album before, in the Music Home Video New Akina Etranger in Europe is recorded the recording footage of the single; the single debuted at number 1 on Oricon Single Weekly Chart and became the 17th best sold single in 1985. In the Best Ten ranking, it stayed at number 10 in the yearly chart, it has received six awards: Yokohama Music Festival Award in the 10th Yokohama Music Festival, Professional Jury Award in the 9th International Music Festival, Broadcast Music Award in the 14th Japan Music Awards, Golden Idol Award in the 25th Japan Record Awards, Cable Music Award and Most Requested Singer Award in the 16th Japan Cable Awards, Outstanding Star Award and Yomiuri TV Grand Prize in the 16th International Japan Cable Streaming Award.
The album debuted at number 1 on the Oricon Weekly Album Charts and remained in the same position for five consecutive weeks and charted for 24 weeks. The album remained at number 6 on the Oricon Album Yearly Charts in 1984; the album sold more than 700,000 copies
Radio Progreso & ERIC-SJ is a Jesuit center for reflection and communications, founded in El Progreso, Honduras, in 1980. Its stated aim is to improve the human rights of the rural poor in Honduras, its work has been extended to the rest of Central America. ERIC-SJ began from an initiative of Fernando Bandeiram, as a service to the Catholic parishes around El Progresso, Yoro District, to help the people reflect on the situation of their country as it impacted them. In May 1980 three other Jesuits joined Bandeiram and founded the Reflection and Communication Center at what became Casa San Ignacio at the Jesuit property in El Progresso; the work of the station and centre today includes grass-roots radio programming, training on human rights, urging greater government transparency and accountability, community organizing and empowerment, combating violence against women, formation of leadership committed to social change, assisting returned migrants. Patricia Murillo Gutiérrezstated that in a time when freedom of expression is not guaranteed in Honduras, Radio Progresso has contributed to the formation of a generation committed to ethics and politics, defended natural assets and territories, promoted both a culture of peace and human rights and popular communication networks.