REZONING OF WORLD HERITAGE ZONE NEEDED TO FURTHER TASMANIAN ECO-TOURISM VISION, PREMIER SAYS

A second area governed by Tasmania’s Wilderness World Heritage Area management plan has been put forward as a candidate for rezoning to allow more people to “experience these magnificent areas”, the Government says — in a move that has raised alarm among conservation and bushwalking groups. On Wednesday, Premier Will Hodgman was More...

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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 Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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A GLIMPSE INTO KENYAN TRADITIONS AND VALUES

Kenya culture is a fascinating way of life that blends the traditions of thousands of years of African social evolution with the modern influences of the 20th century. The multifaceted culture of Kenya is expressed 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 Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
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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 • More...

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 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...