Interesting facts about the Conductor’s Baton

The Conductor’s Baton is a stick used by conductors primarily to enlarge and enhance the manual and bodily movements associated with directing an ensemble of musicians. Before the use of the baton, orchestral ensembles were conducted from the harpsichord or the first violin lead. Conductors first began to use violin bows or rolled pieces of … Read more

Interesting facts about Persia

Persia is a historic region of southwestern Asia associated with the area that is now modern Iran. It is among the oldest inhabited regions in the world. Archaeological sites in the country have established human habitation dating back 100,000 years to the Paleolithic Age with semi-permanent settlements (most likely for hunting parties) established before 10,000 … Read more

Interesting facts about the Balkans

The Balkans also known as the Balkan Peninsula, are a geographic area in southeastern Europe. The region takes its name from the Balkan Mountains that stretch throughout the whole of Bulgaria. The Balkans are usually characterized as comprising Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, and Slovenia — with all or … Read more

Interesting facts about Wall Street

Wall Street is an eight-block-long street in the Financial District of Lower Manhattan in New York City. It runs between Broadway in the west to South Street and the East River in the east. The term “Wall Street” has become a metonym for the financial markets of the United States as a whole, the American … Read more

Interesting facts about paper

Paper is a thin, flat material produced by the compression of fibers. The fibers are usually derived from pulp made from pulpwood trees (such as spruce), but they may also be prepared from such sources as cotton, hemp, linen, and rice. As a means of communicating and storing ideas, knowledge, art, and culture, paper is … Read more

Interesting facts about Red Square

Red Square is one of the oldest and largest squares in Moscow. It is located in Moscow’s historic centre, in the eastern walls of the Kremlin. The Red Square has an almost rectangular shape, is 70 meters (230 feet) wide and 330 meters (1,880 feet) long and has almost 73,000 square metres (800,000 square feet). … Read more

Interesting facts about Goa

Goa is India‘s smallest state. It is situated on the southwestern coast of India. Goa encompasses an area of 3,702 squares kilometers (1,429 square miles). It has a population of 1.6 million residents as of 2021, making it India’s 4th smallest state by population. Panaji is the capital of Goa. It lies on the banks … Read more