Nun Playing Guitar

Nuns practice singing "Happy Birthday" to surprise one of their own at Val Mustiar is a world-famous Benedictine Convent of St. John in Switzerland.<br />
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Val Mustiar is a world-famous Benedictine Convent of St. John, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  The alpine monastery was founded by Charlemagne, was built in the 8th centruy, the church houses the world's richest and best preserved series of figuratives Romanesque murals with impressive Carolingian frescos..Since the 12th century the monastery is run by Benedictine nuns.  Eleven make their home behind closed walls, living a life of commitment to poverty and vcelebacy.  The nuns speak a variation of the Romanche language. The dialect changes from valley to valley from Mustair to St. Moritz.