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Waste King Takes Care of the Waste From Oktoberfest

While the thousands of visitors to this year’s London Oktoberfest got stuck in to authentic German beer and food, as well as finding time to listen to live music and enjoy the ambience of the festival, the event posed different challenges for the environmentally friendly waste collection and recycling services specialist, Waste King.   Waste [...]

Special Commemorative Concert at Cadogan Hall

  Among the first of a season of events around the world to commemorate the centenary of the end of Great War is the ‘1918-2018: Centenary Reconciliation Concert’.   Taking place at Cadogan Hall, in London, from the early time of 7pm on Wednesday 10th October, the programme features works from the last century offering [...]

By | September 26th, 2018|Categories: Lifestyle, Sport and Leisure|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Heralding a beginning – and an end

On 5th July, London’s Wigmore Hall was the venue for an ‘Austrian-themed’ concert given by the Ensemble of the European Union Youth Orchestra, along with the cellist, Kian Soltani. Marking the inauguration of the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Wigmore Hall, packed with guests and members of London’s Austrian Embassy, [...]

By | July 6th, 2018|Categories: Lifestyle, Sport and Leisure|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Vienna’s Technology-enabled Musical Celebration

Speaking at a press conference held recently in the Austrian Residence, in London’s Belgrave Square, the Director of the Vienna State Opera, Dominique Meyer, revealed that, during the 2017/2018 season, the ‘Wiener Staatsoper live at home’ programme will broadcast a total of 45 performances live on the internet.   In addition to the opera house’s [...]

By | May 15th, 2018|Categories: Learning Technologies, Sport and Leisure|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

A grand (operatic) night out in Vienna

Some 18 months ago, Vienna State Opera launched its ‘Live At Home’ service – which uses innovative technologies to make available live broadcasts from the opera house to subscribers via the internet for a subscription of 320 euros a year.   The service – a collaboration between the opera house and Samsung – began officially [...]

By | January 11th, 2016|Categories: Lifestyle, Sport and Leisure|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Opera and ballet at the leading edge of technology

Recently, Dominique Meyer, the Director of the Wiener Staatsoper - along with a team from the Opera House - returned to the Austrian Embassy in London to outline the opera house’s artistic plans for the 2015/16 season and to provide an update on the ‘live at home’ technology.     The technology is [...]

Docebo learning management system helps the Italian National Basketball Federation

The Italian National Basketball Federation (Federazione Italiana Pallacanestro (FIP)) has recently embraced e-learning, merging traditional classroom-based training with online learning to provide blended learning opportunities to those within its remit.   According to the FIP, this is making possible a range of new training opportunities, while making the learning cheaper, more comfortable and available to [...]

By | November 25th, 2014|Categories: Learning Technologies, Sport and Leisure|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Opera embraces the latest online technologies

  Amid the splendour of London’s Austrian Embassy, accompanied by some splendid coffee and ‘national pastries’, Dominique Meyer, the Director of the Wiener Staatsoper, not only announced the opera house’s plans for the 2014/15 season but also unveiled the Staatsoper’s collaboration with Samsung to bring its productions to subscribers via their televisions, computers and mobile [...]

Silver Fox turns Silver Sponsor for Charity Golf Classic

    Among the sponsors of the recent McDermott Charity Golf Classic, held in Dubai, was Silver Fox, a leading UK manufacturer of labelling solutions.   The event, which raised many thousands of dollars for charity, was held over two days - at the Jebel Ali Golf Resort, on 12th March, and The Els Club, [...]

By | March 19th, 2014|Categories: Cable labels, Miscellaneous, Sport and Leisure|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Eleven reasons why e-learning is like cricket

  The fabled similarity between cricket and e-learning was emphasised a few days ago when E-Learning Age, in association with Unicorn Training, organised a one day seminar – on ‘the future of e-learning’ – at The Kia Oval, in Kennington, London. There, overseen by the portraits of many of Surrey’s greatest cricketers, the Texas-born, California-based [...]