A nugget from Mogilev: how a Jew from Belarus who does not know notes created the US anthem

Irving Berlin is a nugget from Mogilev that conquered America. Few people know that the author of the US anthem comes from a Jewish family in Belarus. His story was told by the Observer edition. Irving Berlin is an American composer of Russian origin who has written over 900 songs, 19 musicals and ...

In California, they arrested a teacher who sang a hymn and cut off her hair to students. VIDEO

In California, a teacher was arrested for cutting off students' hair and singing a distorted national anthem. 52-year-old Margaret Gizzinger was arrested after police responded to reports that a teacher with scissors endangered students at the University Preparatory High School in Visalia. On…

The Ukrainian delegation to PACE sang a hymn in response to questions from a Russian journalist. VIDEO

Olga Skabeeva, host of the Russian political talk show “60 Minutes,” which aired on the Russia-1 TV channel, tried to interview members of the Ukrainian delegation to PACE, but in response she heard the anthem of Ukraine. Later on the First Channel, Skabeeva talked about what happened: “People were sweating ...

The Russian anthem was on the verge of a ban on the Olympics-2018 in South Korea

An option is being considered in which athletes from Russia will perform under a neutral flag, but it is categorically rejected by Russian officials, writes “Voice of America”. The leadership of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is considering the question of possible sanctions against Russia for doping violations, including a ban ...

American football star didn’t get up during the anthem, fans are wearing T-shirts. VIDEO

The famous football player Colin Kapernik defiantly did not stand up during the performance of the US national anthem in protest against the manifestations of racism in the country. Fans of the San Francisco 49-ers, for which the quarterback stands, are actively burning T-shirts with his name on the back. As Voice of America writes, ...

Informal hymns have appeared for the Olympics and Paralympics in Rio. Video

Singer Katy Perry has released a new song, Rise, which can be called the anthem of the Summer Olympics, which will be held in Brazil in August. The American singer dedicated this first single in two years to the unity of nations. “Now, as never before, our world needs to unite” - ...

Presented the official song of the Olympics-2016 in Rio de Janeiro. VIDEO

The organizers of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro presented the official composition of the Games, which was named “Alma e Coração” (translated from Portuguese - “Soul and Heart”). This summer's musical and sports hit was performed by Brazilian celebrities - samba star Tiaginho and rapper Proyota. Simultaneously with the song was released and ...

In the non-working elevators of the Crimea, the anthem of Russia plays around the clock. Video

In Sevastopol, elevators appeared that do not carry passengers, but instead play the Russian anthem around the clock. They do not work because they are awaiting a prosecutor's check - earlier violations were revealed in the operation of elevators and the maintenance of elevator equipment. The hymn-singing elevators stand with open cabins on the first floors of buildings. How many non-working musical ones in Sevastopol ...

At the World Championships, the anthem of Russia was twice confused again. VIDEO

The organizers of the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany, twice confused the Russian anthem at the awards ceremony following the exercise with the hoop. Russian Margarita Mamun won the hoop exercise at the World Championship. The second was the Russian Alexandra Soldatova, the third - the Ukrainian Anna Rizatdinova. The organizers played the wrong melody twice, ...

The Americans confused the anthem of Russia when awarding an athlete. Video

The organizers of the World Wrestling Championship, held in Las Vegas, confused the Russian anthems during the awarding ceremony. According to the Russian Wrestling Federation, during the award ceremony of the Russian Greco-Roman wrestler Roman Vlasov, the anthem of Russia sounded, which was used from 1991 to 2000, ...

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