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26th Grand Finale with Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity on YT.

What unites people in Poland? Learn about the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity!

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26th Grand Finale with Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity – we begin January 14, 2018.

Thank you for playing with us!

We would like to thank you for you charitable contributions and support, which allow us to continue our work. You can make donations all year round – the funds raised this way will enable us to finance our medical and educational programmes, or you can choose to contribute in aid of a Grand Finale fundraiser and its concrete aim, such as previously specified branch of children’s medicine or help offered to geriatric units in Polish hospitals.

You can choose out of one of the methods of support listed below (some available only in Polish) or send a direct transfer into our Grand Finale account. You can also wire funds into our year-round account (click here to donate) in order to support our medical and educational initiatives.

Grand Finale account:

BREXPLPWMBK PL 84 1140 1010 0000 5244 4400 1008 (mBank)

* source:  – 26th Grand Finale with Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity.

* see also –https://himalman.wordpress.com/category/gocc/

26th Grand Finale – banners for your site!

Finale banners for your site!

Our friends at the Collection Centres are welcome to download banners with the topic of the Grand Finale in order to promote the charitable initiative online. Our banners are available in different resolutions and in Polish and in English. Click on the links below to save the banners on your drive!

 

Wszystkie grafiki WOŚP projektuje zespół pod kierownictwem Jurka Owsiaka fot. Robert Grablewski

Wszystkie grafiki WOŚP projektuje zespół pod kierownictwem Jurka Owsiaka fot. Robert Grablewski

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* source: – https://en.wosp.org.pl/aktualnosci/wrzuc-baner-na-swoja-strone

** see also –https://himalman.wordpress.com/category/gocc/

26th Grand Finale with Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity.

26th Finale

We play in Poland and all over the world!

The objective of this year’s fundraiser is the purchase of equipment in order to ensure that all babies born in Poland have equal access to medical care – regardless of where they are born. 

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The annual winter fundraiser, which will take place on the second Sunday of January next year, will be held in order to raise funds to purchase equipment to ensure that all babies born in Poland can have equal access to health care. The objective of each Grand Finale is always chosen very carefully – the medical team at our charity works closely with medical professionals, consults specialists in the field and analyses requests for equipment we receive from the hospitals across the country. After considerations and consultations, we decided that next year we will focus our efforts on making sure that Polish hospitals – big or small, regional medical facilities or small local clinics – are equipped with devices which allow them to treat newborn babies efficiently, and what is sometimes crucial in the process of recovery – as soon as worrying symptoms might occur. We want parents to rest assured that their children have equal access to healthcare – no matter where in Poland they were born.

Jak wygląda wolontariusz WOŚP

Jak wygląda wolontariusz WOŚP

Our objective for the next year’s Grand Finale fundraiser will be to provide support to neonatological units in Poland. Choosing the fundraiser’s goal is never an easy thing to do. We keep hearing about what hospitals in Poland lack, and what help they need from us.  We receive messages from doctors, nurses, parents of children in hospitals. Choosing that key objective is vital, just as vital is then being able to meet the needs accordingly and providing comprehensive help and support – says Jurek Owsiak.

You can support the objective of the 26th Grand Finale in different ways – we appreciate each and every donation made to improve medical care available in neonatological units across the country. This year we are “playing” for equal access to medical care for all newborn babies in Poland – it means that we aim to use the money we collect this time around  to buy equipment to neonatological wards in the country in order to make sure that all babies in Poland can be treated using state-of-the-art medical devices. 

You can choose out of one of the methods of support listed below (some available only in Polish) or send a direct transfer into our Grand Finale account. You can also wire funds into our year-round account (click here to donate) in order to support our medical and educational initiatives.

Grand Finale account:

BREXPLPWMBK PL 84 1140 1010 0000 5244 4400 1008 (mBank)

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Google and Discovery Join Forces for Virtual Reality Travel Series.

Tech giant Google and media outlet Discovery Channel have joined forces to create what promises to be quite the interesting travel experience. The new Discovery TRVLR series uses virtual reality to take viewers on a 38-episode, globe spanning, adventure that visits all seven continents. The episodes will be available on YouTube and the Discovery VR website, as well as in the Discovery VR app for iOS and Android, as well as various VR headsets.

The actual series isn’t set to debut officially until November 3, but according to the show’s website, the first season will take viewers to Auckland, Hanoi, Mexico City, Yerevan, Cape Town, La Paz and Antarctica. Along the way, they’ll get to meet locals, see the landscapes, and immerse themselves in the culture without ever leaving home.

The show will feature 7 chapters, each of which focuses on one of the continents. The chapters for North and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia will be made up of six episodes each, while Antarctica will see two episodes. Viewers will be introduced to four different personalities on each continent, the Guru, the Renegade, the Entertainer and the Explorer.

Of course, there is no substitute for real travel and actually visiting these places, but this looks like a promising use of VR technology. I’m told that it isn’t just a 360º video shot using a special camera, but will be fully immersive stereoscopic virtual reality, which should make for an impressive experience, particularly on higher end devices.

Production of the series reportedly has taken more than three months, with some shooting and editing still ongoing. The recent earthquake in Mexico disrupted the crew to a degree, and there are still other locations to capture in VR before the show makes its official debut in a few weeks time.

You can check out the teaser trailer Discovery TRVLR below. Then grab yourself a pair of Google Daydream VR goggles or even Google Cardboard, and get ready to span the globe.

Autor : Kraig Becker

* source: – Google and Discovery Join Forces for Virtual Reality Travel Series

** see also: – https://himalman.wordpress.com/category/video/

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Video: How Climbers Sleep on a Big Wall.

On more than one occasion I’ve been asked by non-climbers how rock climbers sleep on a big wall when they are doing a multi-day ascent. I’ve tried to describe to them the process to varying degrees of success, with most looking horrified just at the thought. In this video, we’ll see just how this is done, as we join Sasha DiGiulian as she takes on a massive climb, and elects to set up camp that night 1200 feet above the ground.

Autor : Kraig Becker

* source: – Video: How Climbers Sleep on a Big Wall

** see also: – https://himalman.wordpress.com/category/video/

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50 Parks to Visit in 50 U.S. States.

The U.S. has always been at the forefront of creating public lands for its citizens and foreign visitors to explore. After all, the country was the first to designate a national park when Yellowstone was first created way back in 1872. Today, there are fantastic parks to explore in every state in the Union, and Popular Mechanics wants to help you discover the best ones.

In a slideshow entitled “50 States, 50 Parks” readers will go through each state in alphabetical order, with the individual slides providing some information on the absolute best park to visit at that particular destination. So, for example, in Alaska you’ll learn that Denali National Park has earned a spot on the list, which is no small feat when you consider the fantastic national parks that exist there. The slide not only contains a brief explanation for what makes Denali special, but an epic photo from the location as well.

Other great parks that make the cut include Grand Canyon (Arizona), Yosemite (California), Starved Rock State Park (Illinois), and Mammoth Cave in Kentucky. I’ll leave the remaining 45 parks for you to discover, as it is a lot of fun to see what choices were made for each state.

It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of the national parks, but there are some pretty spectacular state parks to be found as well. Thankfully, this list doesn’t count them out and you’re likely to discover plenty of new places to add to your “must visit” list. Check out the entire slideshow here.

Autor : Kraig Becker

* source: – 50 Parks to Visit in 50 U.S. States

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