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Sydney Opera House

Described as one of the most iconic buildings in the world, the Sydney Opera House was not completed until 1973. It has since drawn millions of tourists the world over.

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Why is glass used in construction?

because it makes the windows of the structures
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How many sails on the Sidney opera house?

I just counted them and it looks like it is 10!
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What does the Opera House mean to Australia?

It is very important to Australia because it is an icon of Australia and very unique. ...
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How is Sydney opera house being preserved?

The Sidney Opera House is a relatively new building. It is being preserved as any new building would be - by regular maintenance. ...
Asked in History of Australia, Sydney Opera House

Why was the Sydney Opera House built?

Answer The Sydney Opera House was built due to the demand for a bigger theatrical space in Sydney.Planning began in the 1940s and in 1955, a competition was held to find the most impressive architectural design. 233 entries from 32 countries made way for an interesting story that continues today. The story is a wonderful one of intrigue and political intervention. ...
Asked in Opera, Phantom of the Opera Movie, Sydney Opera House

Where is the El Liceu opera house?

Gran Teatre del Liceu (Liceu), which is located in Barcelona, Spain. It is Spain's premier opera house and supposedly has exceptional acoustics. It was the most beautifull opera house in the world. ...
Asked in Opera, Sydney Opera House, WWE Divas

What diva sang with Caruso at MET opera NYC with name Maria?

== == maria callis (not sure of spelling) answer 2. As Maria Callas was born in 1923 and Caruso died in 1921 it is impossible for them to have appeared together. Maria Barrientos (1883 - 1946) is the only diva I can find that fits the timeline / roster etc. ...
Asked in Sydney Opera House, Denmark, Buildings

What are Danish houses made of?

Bricks. A few of them might be of wood or other stone/cement-related-substances. ...
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What is the Sydney Opera House?

It is conceived and built by a Danish architect named Mr. Ultzon. It opened in 1973 and took sixteen years to build. It was formally opened by Queen Elizabeth the II and the performance was Beethoven's 9th symphony. It is one of the busiest performing arts center of the world and hosts 1,500 performances each year! ...
Asked in Cats (Felines), Arts and Crafts, Artists and Painters, Sydney Opera House

Brett Whiteley The Cat when did he do it?

Brett whitely did his artwork in 1992 it was painted in Australia The Cat was done in 1980. He died in 1992. ...
Asked in Sydney Opera House, Home Buying

Could a eviction stop you from buying a house?

Under normal circumstances the only thing that might prevent you from buying a house would be if you had insufficient funds to do so, or were unable to demonstrate that you had obtained a loan enabling you to do so. Buying a house is simply buying a piece of property. Having been evicted from a house you were renting or sharing would not affect your ability to buy a house unless in the remote possibility that the seller of the house considered...
Asked in Human Behavior, Globe Theatre, Sydney Opera House, Theater

Why did some people disapprove of theatre?

Theater as we know it is descended from Greek and Roman expressions of a religious nature. The three plays found in a tragedy series, show the effects of pride and the resultant downfall, aided by the gods, of the prideful. The fourth play, called the Satyr play was of a farcical nature and made fun of the other three thus providing comic relief much like dessert after a heavy dinner. With the growth of the present day religious system Greek and Roman...
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Is the Sydney Opera House the most popular place for tourists to visit in Sydney?

It's one of the most popular, and one of the most beautiful buildings anywhere. You also have Darling Harbor and Bondi Beach. And that's just the beginning. Sydney is a great city. ...
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How many died while building the Sydney Opera House?

There were no fatalities during it's construction, but there were several accidents as would be the case in any project that size. ...
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How did the Sydney Opera House get its name?

because sydney is the capital of austaralia
Asked in Christmas, Sydney Opera House, Plural Nouns

Why was the tree brought into the house to display instead of keeping it outside to display?

Oddly enough, the reason for that is rooted in Pagan beliefs. Pagans belived that evergreen trees had certain powers of immortality because they never lost their leaves. They were used in ceremonies, often indoors, that dealt with health and curing ailments. ...
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Who designed the Sydney Opera House?

It is Jorn Utzon
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Which countries have the same name for their country and their capital?

Here are some capital cities and countries that are the same or very close to the same: Djibouti-Djibouti. Monaco-Monaco Vatican City-Vatican City Andorra-Andorra la Vella Singapore-Singapore Brazil-Brasilia San Marino-San Marino Guatemala- Guatemala City Panama-Panama City Tunisia-Tunis Luxembourg-Luxembourg Kuwait-Kuwait Mexico-Mexico City ...
Asked in Sydney Opera House, Spain

When was the Tenerife Opera House built?

It was completed in 2003
Asked in Opera, Sydney Opera House, Music Composition & Writing

What opera is The Students Chorus from?

This is only a "WAG," but I'm thinking that what you're looking for is Romberg's operetta The Student Prince that has a "chorus of students" in it. One of the most popular songs from it is the "Drinking Song" sung by the student chorus. Hope that helps. I believe there is also a Students Chorus in Gounod's"Faust". Possibly others as well. Answer 2. There's a "Student's Chorus" in Berlioz's Dramatic Legend, The Damnation of Faust. ...
Asked in Civil Engineering, Sydney, Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge

How long is the Sydney Harbour Bridge?

The total length of the Sydney Harbour Bridge including approach spans is 1149 metres and its arch span is 503 metres. The top of the arch is 134 metres above sea level. ...
Asked in Building and Carpentry, Sydney Opera House, Construction Tools

What are tools used by mason in house construction?

The general tools used by a mason for brick work/plastering are as follows: 1) Trowel (different kinds) 2) Plumb Line 3) Thread/Twine 4) Set Square/Right Angle 5) Level Tube 6) Measuring Tape 7) Tool for raking of joints. Apart from the above, a mason is required to have a spade, gammelas and other general equipment with him. ...