ARTS AND CULTURE ALLIANCE ANNOUNCES ARTS PROCLAMATIONS

The Arts and Culture Alliance of Central Oregon announced Wednesday two proclamations to be announced by the City of Bend on April 18 at the City Council meeting. The first is the AEP5 (Arts and Economic Prosperity 5) Survey results proclamation sponsored by Councilor Justin Livingston. The proclamation supports the AEP5 survey results collected in More...

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By editor On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018
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THIS JOB COMES WITH A FREE HOUSE ON A BEAUTIFUL ISLAND IN CORNWALL

Finally, a job that makes it easy to relocate. A job opening for a Visitor Services Manager on St. Michael’s Mount in Cornwall, England, looks very appealing, especially if you only want a few coworkers, More...

By editor On Wednesday, March 28th, 2018
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INDIAN CULTURAL VALUES AND THE PROMOTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS

  India is a pluralistic and multi-cultural society where many faiths and belief systems regulate the life of individuals. India is not a Hindu society even though Hinduism is the religion of the vast majority More...

By editor On Friday, March 23rd, 2018
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AGBON FESTIVAL IN ILE-IFE

AGBON festival in Ile-Ife is woven around the personality of “Osara,” a heroine of Ile-Ife and wife of Oduduwa. It is usually celebrated in May every year. Interestingly, a lot has been said and written More...

By editor On Tuesday, March 20th, 2018
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THE PEOPLE AND THE CULTURE OF THE GAMBIA

THE GAMBIA has a number of ethnic groups or tribes which collectively constitute the Gambian nation. The country has eight major ethnic groups. And there are smaller groups which are equally important as an integral More...

By editor On Tuesday, March 20th, 2018
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THE SURVIVAL OF HISTORICAL STRUCTURES AGAINST TIME AND QUAKES

Some 176 historical structures, including the Hagia Sophia, Topkapı Palace and Istanbul Archaeology Museums, will continue to defy the years after the works to reinforce them against possible earthquakes. Works More...

By editor On Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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HOW TECHNOLOGY IS DISRUPTING KENYA’S HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY

Three years ago, hotel booking site Jovago.com launched in Africa with a plan of replicating the success of online booking platforms across the globe.    The opportunity was ripe for Jovago, which has renamed More...

By editor On Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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CULTURE AND ECO-TOURISM IN KENYA

There are 70 tribes in Kenya who speak a wide variety of languages. Each tribe has its own unique traditions and form of adornment. Culture Facts Kenyan LanguageHighlights: Multi-ethnic tribal culture – More...

By editor On Thursday, March 8th, 2018
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CHINESE CULTURE FOR KIDS HERITAGE SERIES: A CELEBRATION OF CULTURAL HERITAGE WITH KIDS: TAIWAN & CHINA

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month.  We are celebrating cultures and sharing our cultural heritage with children! First, what is cultural heritage? “Cultural heritage is the legacy of physical artifacts More...

By editor On Thursday, March 1st, 2018
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TOP 10 MOST POWERFUL AFRICAN MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

1. THE KORA The Kora probably stands out as one of the most famous stringed instruments. It may also come in terms such as “Jali”. The design of the instruments is almost similar to that of a guitar. It features More...