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Fehmarn heritage of jimi hendrix in danger

Actually, the "Woodstock" of Europe was to be celebrated on Fehmarn in September 1970. But instead of the stars, heavy rain came 40 years ago and washed away the hippie dreams. Of the announced mega-stars, only Jimi Hendrix came on stage. It was his last festival performance – twelve days later he was dead. Now the Jimi Hendrix Revival Festival is also threatened with death.

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Stalinist with reassurance

It is an event as strange as it is memorable. The small Barbara Chapel of St. Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna will receive a sculpture of a beatified nun this Wednesday: Restituta Kafka. At the church-politically exciting appointment, the cathedral priest blesses the work; the artist, who likes to call himself a "Stalinist", is expected with great anticipation: Alfred Hrdlicka. And at the end the amateur brass band of the Viennese trammen will make music.

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Oscars celebrate “slumdog millionaire”

The drama "Slumdog Millionaire" barely gave the competition a chance at this year's Oscars ceremony. The story of an Indian orphan boy who finds wealth and love won Best Picture in Los Angeles on Monday night. The drama won a total of eight of Hollywood's top trophies, including the award for director Danny Boyle. The German short film "Spielzeugland" received the only "German" Oscar.