Monday, 19 November 2012

Willem van Oranje - William the Silent

Willem van Oranje (William the Silent) is the historic hero we choose for the Netherlands.
If you want to read something about him and if you cannot wait for our contribution.... Please take a look at Wikipedia!

Friday, 16 November 2012

M.K.CIURLIONIS Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis (Polish: Mikołaj Konstanty Czurlanis), also known as M. K. Čiurlionis (22 September [O.S. 10 September] 1875 –10 April [O.S. 28 March] 1911) was a Lithuanian painter and composer. Čiurlionis contributed to symbolism and art nouveau and was representative of the fin de siècle epoch. During his short life he composed about 250 pieces of music and created about 300 paintings. The majority of his paintings are housed in the M. K. Čiurlionis National Art Museum in Kaunas, Lithuania. His works have had a profound influence on modern Lithuanian culture. The asteroid 2420 Čiurlionis is named after him.

Wednesday, 14 November 2012

Māris Štrombergs _ Latvia

Māris Štrombergs (Maris Strombergs) made history in 2008 when he won the first ever Olympic Gold in BMX Racing while also being crowned World Champion and taking the win for the European Championships as well.

Sunday, 11 November 2012

Martin Krpan

                                                     Martin Krpan - Slovenian folk hero

Thursday, 1 November 2012