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Les Plaisirs de L’Ile Enchantée – Time of Miracles

Louis XIV arranged plenty of great feasts. In fact, each one was a true gem, blending entertainment, art, music with some drops of magic. But celebrations of 1664 named ‘Les Plaisirs de L’Ile Enchantée’ entered the history. Maybe because they … Continue reading

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Ballet de la Nuit in words

Besides rare gems of choreography & music, ballets of Louis XIV’s time were distinguished with sophisticated texts, costumes & special effects, including movable mechanisms, fire-works and amazing stage scenery. I have translated some pieces of a monologue recited by His … Continue reading

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LE ROY DANSE-THE KING DANCES

Summer is at the doors and it is inseparably linked with leisure & vacations. So it was in the 17th century. I won’t break this sacred tradition and will devote the summer time telling you about dancing, arts, theatre the … Continue reading

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Myth VII: He Built Versailles for Himself!

Of course, he has! I have never doubted this astonishing historical discovery, made many centuries after. In fact, this ugly, short king with blue eyes, who had no teeth and had problem to drink vine as it poured back straight … Continue reading

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Music Inspiration

Esteemed Readers, in anticipation of the new lunar year to come and some other fabulous events that are hold in Eternamenta blog since February 1, I wish to share with you this wonderful song. May it bring you inspiration too: … Continue reading

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Concerning Tea and the World Into It

A cup of Earl Grey makes life fabulous and better every day! Among of all drinks tea is, undoubtedly, most fascinating. Its rich bright colour of golden shades, intense body refreshing forces,wide variety of tastes & mixtures invite us in … Continue reading

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The Magic Night of Queen Titania

Hurry up, my dear friends! The forest is thrilled! Oh, what a night!  All the fairy world is invited.Queen Titania is celebrating the last summer day. Deep in the forest, near a slow motioned stream, on a wide clearing next to … Continue reading

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