Barcelona Celebration 20 and 21-09-2009

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Re: Barcelona Celebration 20 and 21-09-2009

Post by burningviolin » Wed Oct 07, 2009 11:15 am

jarkko wrote:Over 90 photos from the Barcelona Meet-up now in the new Gallery at http://cohen.1g.fi/kuvat/Barcelona+Meet ... 1%2C+2009/
(Photos by Toni , Wijbe & Eija)

Ha! Am laughing to myself here, had a look through the photos that were posted. They're really cool! So many happy people! The one thing I notice is that I'm not in any of them :? ...now, before I went to Barcelona I couldn't quite believe I was going, it felt like a dream being there, and when I came home it felt especially dream like so I'm beginning to wonder......was I REALLY there....or did I just dream it all!! :lol: :lol:
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Re: Barcelona Celebration 20 and 21-09-2009

Post by confetti » Wed Oct 07, 2009 12:07 pm

I'm not in any of them either, burningviolin, I was wondering the same as you.
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Re: Barcelona Celebration 20 and 21-09-2009

Post by friscogrl » Wed Oct 07, 2009 8:40 pm

Yes you are Jacqui, number 32, DSC-1001 You are sitting right next to me!

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Re: Barcelona Celebration 20 and 21-09-2009

Post by confetti » Wed Oct 07, 2009 10:00 pm

Ha Marsha so I am, I didn't see that photo. Oh I am so glad that I was actually there :D it was all true
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Re: Barcelona Celebration 20 and 21-09-2009

Post by Womanfromaroom » Wed Oct 07, 2009 10:54 pm

burningviolin,

you are in at least one of my photographs! Be assured, though - not having any pictures taken of you is definitely preferrable to what seems to have happened to me: Everyone just seems to have taken their cameras out, taking pictures of me, on the first evening when I had had hardly any sleep at all and was VERY drunk, it seems. Not exactly flattering, either...
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Re: Barcelona Celebration 20 and 21-09-2009

Post by harald » Mon Oct 12, 2009 5:51 pm

A great summer of wonderful Leonard Cohen concerts is coming to an end and I would like to thank.
Jarkko and team – for this forum, for all the information here to find, and for the chance to buy excellent concert tickets via the pre-sale opportunities opened for forum members. And also for the leonardcohenfiles.
Maarten – who helped me patiently with my first forum steps and for setting Regina and me on the lunch list for Barcelona, and for the name tags.
Jorcx and the whole Barcelona team – for all they organized for us to make Barcelona a real two-day-long birthday party. The Sala Vivaldi events were a true highlight, the small but sensitive ideas really appreciated. Though normally not much in for cover versions I did like the Catalan Cohen songs of Jorcx a lot, at the moment I am researching for a disc of Jorcx with Cohen Songs in Catalan which I could buy here in Germany.
All forum members – for sharing their feelings to Leonard Cohen and for some interesting backgrounds.
You all made this Leonard Cohen Tour something very special to me. I will never forget.
All the best for Leonard Cohen, all best wishes for all Cohenites! If this would never end…
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Re: Barcelona Celebration 20 and 21-09-2009

Post by crystal » Mon Oct 12, 2009 7:52 pm

I would like to join harald in his thanks.
I had 14 months of wonderful concerts and almost all the time one more to look forward to.
Now I don't know should I cry or should I smile.
I feel very privileged to have been able to go to 5 concerts.
Thank you Leonard Cohen and his band to make this happen.
Thank you Jarkko for this wonderful forum.
Thank you to the whole team who organized the Barcelona meeting.
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Re: Barcelona Celebration 20 and 21-09-2009

Post by MaryB » Thu Oct 15, 2009 10:15 pm

After almost a month, I have finally figured out how to resize my photos(thanks to an advanced search on this forum - thank you gravityhill 1-30-08). More will be following, but verrrry slowly until I get the hang of it
Ann/womanfromaroom was the first glowing face that greeted me.
Ann/womanfromaroom was the first glowing face that greeted me.
Ann, MaryB, IrishMar/Marie at Sala Vivaldi Sept. 20
Ann, MaryB, IrishMar/Marie at Sala Vivaldi Sept. 20
Ann and IrishAl/Albert
Ann and IrishAl/Albert
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Re: Barcelona Celebration 20 and 21-09-2009

Post by MaryB » Thu Oct 15, 2009 10:38 pm

George, Albert, Marie, Liesbeth
George, Albert, Marie, Liesbeth
Ursula, Henning, Heike, Ann, Maarten, Nico/Actually
Ursula, Henning, Heike, Ann, Maarten, Nico/Actually
At Sala Vivaldi
At Sala Vivaldi
More coming
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Re: Barcelona Celebration 20 and 21-09-2009

Post by MaryB » Thu Oct 15, 2009 11:11 pm

Albert, Ciaran, Trish (in background), Marie, Maarten, Henning, Eric/BirdonaWire, Liesbeth, Ann, Mary, Ursula, Chema
Albert, Ciaran, Trish (in background), Marie, Maarten, Henning, Eric/BirdonaWire, Liesbeth, Ann, Mary, Ursula, Chema
Front row: Albert, Mary, Eric<br />Back row: Marie, Maarten, Trish(background), Henning, Bernadine/Tinderella, Ann, Liesbeth
Front row: Albert, Mary, Eric
Back row: Marie, Maarten, Trish(background), Henning, Bernadine/Tinderella, Ann, Liesbeth
Maarten, Marie, Nico, Tinds, Mary, Eric, Hieke, Joe/Travelingladiesman, Liesbeth
Maarten, Marie, Nico, Tinds, Mary, Eric, Hieke, Joe/Travelingladiesman, Liesbeth
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Re: Barcelona Celebration 20 and 21-09-2009

Post by Heike » Thu Oct 15, 2009 11:26 pm

Mary, thanks for sharing your lovely pictures :D .
They bring back memories of a very special holiday...

Take care,
Heike
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Re: Barcelona Celebration 20 and 21-09-2009

Post by MaryB » Thu Oct 15, 2009 11:41 pm

Too early to sleep so off to the Guru nightclub (this was the only quiet area for conversing) Frank, Trish, Frances, Irina, Maarten, Albert, Eric, Marie
Too early to sleep so off to the Guru nightclub (this was the only quiet area for conversing) Frank, Trish, Frances, Irina, Maarten, Albert, Eric, Marie
Joe, Marie, Albert, Ken/liverpoolken - after the concert
Joe, Marie, Albert, Ken/liverpoolken - after the concert
Margaret and Eric
Margaret and Eric
Have some more coming
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Re: Barcelona Celebration 20 and 21-09-2009

Post by MaryB » Thu Oct 15, 2009 11:56 pm

HAD to take one into the mirror - Scott, George, Mary, Eric, Frank, Helen
HAD to take one into the mirror - Scott, George, Mary, Eric, Frank, Helen
No one else would have us (everything closed), so we're out in the street
No one else would have us (everything closed), so we're out in the street
Front row: Joe, Maarten, Willy, Sue/Suemerlyn<br />Back row:  Albert, Liesbeth, Nico, Marie, Heike, Ann-Kristin, Frauke, Ute/Oblivion, part of Jarkko, Barbara, Mary/Mollydog, Wybe
Front row: Joe, Maarten, Willy, Sue/Suemerlyn
Back row: Albert, Liesbeth, Nico, Marie, Heike, Ann-Kristin, Frauke, Ute/Oblivion, part of Jarkko, Barbara, Mary/Mollydog, Wybe
added Barbara ( edit by Wybe )
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Re: Barcelona Celebration 20 and 21-09-2009

Post by MaryB » Fri Oct 16, 2009 12:00 am

What's the chance in all of Barcelona that we would run into other forum members in Parc Guell?
Mary, Joe, Bernadine
Mary, Joe, Bernadine
That's it for meetup photos. I apologize to those whose names I could not remember, gee, did I have a cocktail or two...? If you let me know, I'll so gladly add your name(s).

AND A FUN TIME WAS HAD BY ALL WITH THE HELP OF THE FANTASTIC ORGANIZERS!!!!!!!
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Re: Barcelona Celebration 20 and 21-09-2009

Post by MaryB » Fri Oct 16, 2009 12:05 am

Heike wrote:Mary, thanks for sharing your lovely pictures :D .
They bring back memories of a very special holiday...

Take care,
Heike
You're so welcome Heike. I was just so thrilled that I finally figured out how to resize them so I could get them posted. Now to figure out the red eye, etc........... :roll:
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