Author Archives: Marcus Ampe

About Marcus Ampe

Retired dancer, choreographer, choreologist. - Gepensioneerd danser, choreograaf, choreoloog.

14-18 Musical spektakel te Mechelen

De spektakel-musical 14-18, de grootste productie ooit voor Studio 100 kon in voorverkoop reeds een 110.000 tickets aan de man brengen. Het is niet snel gezien in België dat mensen aanschuiven in de rij om naar het theater te gaan, … Continue reading

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A good team to guaranty a musical about the First World War

Director Frank Van Laecke has proven to be at home in the market of entertainment. He has directed musical, theatre and opera productions. This year we are remembering 100 years of something which can not easily be called a ‘theatre … Continue reading

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A new voice calling for peace

For three of my other sites I wanted to have some other voices than my own ideas. On my lifestyle magazine Stepping Toes I wanted to have other writers to have their say as well. But some did not want … Continue reading

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Duo Paradise Le plus grand Cabaret du Monde

A nice table dance: °°° °°°

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Michael Smuin and Intended broad appeal

In Belgium we had a lady who knew that it was better to reach many people and give them enjoyment with movement.  {Read about her (Jeanne Brabants) in the obituary for 2014: “Having a responsibility to the public” at the … Continue reading

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Discussion about Democracy

Democracy was supposed to be the most successful political idea of the 20th century. What did people expect from it? Why has it run into trouble? When I look at the world today, I may see several countries which call … Continue reading

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A Plan spoken of in long past times

From the Ukraine political crisis in November 2013, after Yanukovych refrained from signing an Association Agreement with the European Union in favour of closer ties with Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin could chat up the Crimean population and making them … Continue reading

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Crimea votes overwhelmingly to join Russia

Originally posted on The Ukrainian Times:
By Vladimir V. Sytin The Ukrainian Times Victory! The State Duma, Russia’s parliament, ratified the treaty on admission of Crimea to the Russian Federation after the March 16 overwhelming vote of more than 96%…

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When Crimean people made their choice

In January Jacek Krawczyk, President of the EESC Employers Group, said he thought that the European Economic and Social Committee must stand up for the rights of citizens whenever they are violated, especially when this happens through police brutality. He … Continue reading

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International Day of Happiness!

We may witness many countries going beyond the rhetoric of quality of life to incorporate practical measures to promote twin concepts of happiness and well-being in their legislation and policy-making.  These good practices can inspire other countries so that measuring … Continue reading

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