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 of Kambu.” During the socialist regimes of Democratic Kampuchea (DK) (1975–1979) and the People’s Republic of Kampuchea More...

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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 Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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When you look at these pictures you could be forgiven for thinking they’re black and white photos taken on a digital camera. Such is the effect of Chiamonwu Ifeyinwa Joy’s hyperrealistic drawings. The highly 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 Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018
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RECORD-BREAKING 3.6 MILLION TOURISTS VISITED ISRAEL IN 2017

2017 saw a spike in tourism from China after the launch of new air route from Shanghai Israel saw a record number of tourist visits in 2017, with some 3.6 million visitors generating around 20 billion shekels More...

By editor On Friday, March 11th, 2016
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YOU’RE ON SAME LEVEL WITH OBAS UNDER ME – AWUJALE BLASTS ALAKE OVER RANKING

The Awujale and Paramount Ruler of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona, has ​strongly criticized the Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo, over his recent ranking of Yoruba Obas. The Alake ​recently More...

By editor On Monday, February 22nd, 2016
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HISTORY OF ILE IFE – THE PLACE OF ORANMIYAN

Penultimate Sunday, the Alake of  Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo, stirred controversy, when he  attempted what some have  described as an unholy ranking of kings. The Alake, while receiving the Ooni of Ife, More...

By editor On Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
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A FADING FUTURE FOR NIGERIA’S INDIGO DYERS – SPECIAL REPORT

The Kofar Mata dye pit began trading in 1498 “I first came here when I was young and I enjoyed helping out,” says Haroun Baffa. He comes from a long line of indigo dyers – for seven generations More...

By editor On Tuesday, May 21st, 2013
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PHOTONEWS: PROF. CHINUA ACHEBE’S BODY ARRIVES IN NIGERIA

  The body of late Nigerian author, Chinua Achebe arrived in Nigeria earlier today in Abuja. Prof. Achebe’s body arrived in a Nigerian More...