PHILIPPINE CULTURE – HERITAGE

UNESCO World Heritage Sites recognized several sites in the country: • Baroque Churches of the Philippines • Historic Town of Vigan • Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park • Banaue Rice Terraces • Tubbataha Reef Marine Park Tribes and minorities Certain indigenous groups such as the Negritos, Mangyans, and Manobos who are living More...

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By editor On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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CULTURE OF CAMBODIA

Culture Name Cambodian Alternative Names Kampuchean, Khmer Orientation Identification.The name “Cambodia” derives from the FrenchCambodge,which comes from the Khmer wordKâmpuchea,meaning “born More...

By editor On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018
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WHAT SHAY MITCHELL WON’T TRAVEL WITHOUT

Many celebrities take amazing vacations, but not many document them quite as well as actress Shay Mitchell. With her YouTube series, “Shaycation,” Mitchell has taken fans around the world to places like Greece, More...

By editor On Thursday, February 1st, 2018
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INAUGURAL ABU DHABI PUBLISHING FORUM CONCLUDES

ABU DHABI: The first edition of the Abu Dhabi Publishing Forum, organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi,  concluded on Wednesday, Jan.31 with panels and workshops hosted and led by More...

By editor On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
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CULTURAL TOURISM MY FOCUS AS AARE ONA KAKANFO —GANI ADAMS

Having had 14 generalissimos occupied the position of Aare Ona Kakanfo in the history of the Yoruba people, the Alaafin of Oyo with the support of the Yoruba traditional rulers and the general Yoruba people in the More...

By editor On Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
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OBATALA FESTIVAL STARTS IN ILE-IFE‎

Monday marked the first day of the week-long annual Obatala festival at Ile-Ife in Osun State. At the Oduduwa hall of Obafemi Awolowo University, where the opening colloquium held, the the Vice Chancellor of the More...

By editor On Monday, January 8th, 2018
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EFIK CULTURE: HISTORY, MARRIAGE, FOOD, AND BELIEF OF THIS ADORABLE ETHNIC GROUP

History, marriage, food, and belief of this adorable ethnic group It is important to state here that in addition to their present homeland, the Efik people also occupy southwestern Cameroon including Bakassi. Efik More...

By editor On Thursday, January 4th, 2018
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THOSE WHO SHAPED TOURISM IN 2017: OONI, AJIMOBI, AKINBOBOYE, LIPEDE, FOLARIN COKER, US AMBASSADOR, GANI ADAMS, URHOGHIDE

Ooni of Ife, Gov Ajimobi and W. Stuart Symington The tourism industry had a brighter show in 2017 despite the fact that the Ministry of Culture and Tourism was merged into the Ministry of Information, Culture and More...

By editor On Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018
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CAMBODIA’S BAMBOO TRAIN BACK ON TRACK

BATTAMBANG (THE PHNOM PENH POST/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – Tourists missing Cambodia’s beloved ‘bamboo train’ in Battambang can now board a replacement service that has been set up on a different More...

By editor On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
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CHINA’S CULTURAL INDUSTRY REPORTS STEADY VALUE -ADDED GROWTH

China’s cultural industry saw steady value-added growth last year that has played a bigger role in driving broad economic growth, official data showed. In 2016, the value added of China’s culture-related More...