Posts Tagged ‘cultural’

A Greek Pianist to Revitalize Venice’s Cultural Life

Alexandros Kapelis performing in Venice, Italy. Credit: interclassique Music Production Alexandros Kapelis is a Greek-Peruvian pianist who is set to revitalize Venice’s cultural scene. Venice is a center for some of the world’s most prestigious international events across disciplines– it is currently preparing to host the Venice Biennale and the Salone Nautico as the G-20 […]

Hitler Speaks About Cultural Decay in Weimar Germany

Does this sound a bit like what we are facing today? The Decay of our culture,these mounds of contamination of our whole cultural life,the decomposition of our literature,the Poisoning of our theatres, of our movies,all the art is now falling for it. Millions of you do not participate any more.It does not appeal to them […]

Designing cities based on cultural intangibles is essential, deputy tourism minister says

Designing cities based on cultural intangibles is essential, deputy tourism minister says – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – The design of contemporary cities should incorporate intangible cultural aspects of the nation, deputy tourism minister Mohammad-Hassan Talebian has said.  He made the remarks during an international webinar on contemporary architecture and intangible cultural heritage, which was held in […]

The power of the cultural boycott of Israel

The first time I visited Matanzas’ massive Castillo de San Severino, a centuries-old oceanfront structure built by enslaved Africans, the experience was personally transformative for several reasons. On one hand, this UNESCO world heritage site exquisitely honors the structure and the island’s intertwined histories with Spanish colonization and African enslavement, while on the other works […]

Hundreds attend funeral of ballerina and cultural icon Carla Fracci

The funeral of renowned Italian ballerina Carla Fracci took place at the San Marco church in Milan on Saturday. Hundreds of people gathered outside the church to bid the star a final farewell, with applause ringing out as the hearse carrying her coffin arrived for the service. Born in 1936, Fracci became a leading dancer […]

Cultural complex, square in Isfahan added to national heritage list

Cultural complex, square in Isfahan added to national heritage list – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Abbasi Cultural Complex and nearby square in downtown Isfahan have recently been inscribed on the National Heritage list. The Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts, and Tourism announced the inscription in a letter to the governor-general of the province, IRNA reported on […]

Tehran, Beijing ink joint statement to protect Asian cultural heritage

Tehran, Beijing ink joint statement to protect Asian cultural heritage – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Iran and China on Saturday signed a joint statement which is expected to pave the way for further protection in the arena of Asian cultural heritage.  The statement was signed in an online conference by Iranian deputy tourism minister Mohammad-Hassan Talebian, […]

A Call to Action for Palestine Under Attack: Support the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel

Editor’s Note: The following is a statement by the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel. Mondoweiss occasionally publishes press releases and statements from organizations in an effort to draw attention to overlooked issues. The scenes in Sheikh Jarrah, Jerusalem, Gaza, and throughout occupied Palestine ‘48 have driven home the point clearly to […]

Ancient rituals, bread-making skills win cultural heritage status

Ancient rituals, bread-making skills win cultural heritage status – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – A total of eleven cultural elements passed down from generation to generation in Fars province have been registered in the National Intangible Cultural Heritage list. The Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts on Saturday announced the inscriptions in a letter to the […]

Iranian cultural centers launch green film festival  

Iranian cultural centers launch green film festival   – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Three Iranian cultural centers have teamed up to organize an international film festival to promote environmental issues and sustainable development. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Earth Film Festival, established by the Green Civilization NGO, Ordibeheshte Oudlajan Art and Cultural Complex and […]

The Vortexes of Native American Culture and Cultural Misappropriation

Vortexes (or vortices) are believed to be spots on the earth where unidentified energy is said to either enter into, or project out from the land, and many believe these energies travel through humans present at these places. So called “Vortex sites” have been labeled throughout the world, for example: the Great Pyramid in Egypt, […]

The Democrat-Driven Communist Cultural Revolution Sweeps Across America Under Resident Biden

RED ALERT! The Democrat-Driven Communist Cultural Revolution Sweeps Across America Under Biden Tap News / Weaver NWO Globalist Cabal Pushes the Buttonon Full-Blown Communist Cultural Revolution The United States of America Is Experiencing Two Competing Wars in 2021 and Beyond as Follows: I. A Democrat-Driven Communist Cultural Revolution Carried Out by an Assortment of Communists, Bolsheviks, Socialists, […]

Is a Cultural Revolution Brewing in America?

The lesson of China’s Cultural Revolution in my view is that once the lid blows off, everything that was linear (predictable) goes non-linear (unpredictable). There is a whiff of unease in the air as beneath the cheery veneer of free money for almost everyone, inequality and polarization are rapidly consuming what’s left of common ground […]

Cultural Trends and Jewish Academics Give New Lifeline to Antisemitism

The Temple Mount in Jerusalem, March 20, 2020. Photo: Reuters / Ammar Awad. The recent struggle to remove antisemitic and anti-Israel content from a California ethnic studies curriculum demonstrated the formidable challenge posed by the academic doctrines of Critical Race Theory and “intersectionality.” To the extent that Israel is depicted as a white colonial occupation […]

105,000-Year-Old Kalahari Crystals Challenge Cultural Evolution Story

New research at a rockshelter on the edge of the Kalahari Desert in South Africa challenges the assumption that modern human origins and complex behaviors were limited to coastal environments. A collection of unusual artifacts that are more than 100,000 years old suggests that inland Homo sapiens were just as innovative as their coastal cousins. There […]

Cultural Preservation: A Key Ingredient to Peace and Progress

I have recently returned to my home in Baku after traveling to Rome as part of a delegation of Azerbaijani faith and community leaders. The visit was organized by the renowned Heydar Aliyev Foundation of Azerbaijan, an organization – led by First Vice President and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Mehriban Aliyeva – dedicated to preserving and […]

‘Gleichschaltung Gaslight’ – The Eradication of Scots Historical-Cultural Identity

Gaslighting Gilligan by Johnny McNeill – unpublished author of ‘Gaslighting Gilligan‘ (released via Berlin on 25th June 2017) National Trust Scotland ‘Trademarking’, Neil Oliver NTS appointment, the Culloden Housing Development & their collective role in ‘Gleichschaltung‘ – the (continuing) deliberate British State policy by gaslightomission of Scots cultural-historical identity. “Who controls the past controls the […]

Soros, ‘cultural Marxism’ and QAnon: How the GOP is energizing and entrenching antisemitism in America

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Biden Dismisses China’s Uyghur Genocide as Difference in “Cultural Norms”

Joe Biden refused to denounce China’s Uyghur genocide during his CNN appearance last night, asserting that the Communist country’s systematic oppression of minorities was just a different cultural norm. Yes, really. Despite the Trump administration and his own characterizing Beijing’s treatment of Uyghur Muslims as a genocide, Biden furiously backpedaled after he was asked about […]

America Has Been the Primary Exporter of Cultural Poison in the World

BLOGS The country’s primary global export is poisonous progressivism that breeds anger, division, and self-hatred wherever it take root.Tue Feb 16, 2021 – 11:35 am EST American exportsShutterstock Big Tech is censoring us. Subscribe to our email list and bookmark LifeSiteNews.com to continue getting our news.  Subscribe now. February 16, 2021 (LifeSiteNews) — The patriotic […]

Hidden Rapa Nui: Easter Island’s Cults, Cannibals, and Cultural Connections

Two-thousand-and-two-hundred miles (3,500 km) west beyond the coast of Chile, in the dark blue belly of the southeastern Pacific Ocean, hides Easter Island. A slightly more appropriate name of this most mysterious island is its current, Polynesian name:  Rapa Nui . Even more apt is its original name:  Te pito o te Kainga a Hau […]

A cultural bridge too far? Israeli expats assess life in the Netherlands

On the face of it, there doesn’t seem to be too much in the way of common ground between the Dutch and the Israelis. The former are generally thought of as an orderly, courteous and measured bunch while we tend more toward a go-with-the-flow ethos. As with any system, there are benefits and pitfalls of […]

Ancient rituals, elements  added to Iran’s intangible cultural heritage list

TEHRAN – Ancient rituals dedicated to water thanksgiving, and Eid al-Adha (Eid Qurban), along with four other cultural elements, all practiced in the western province of Kermanshah, have been registered in the National Intangible Cultural Heritage list.  The Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts on Wednesday announced the inscriptions in a letter it submitted […]

Gaza cultural week opens in Tehran

TEHRAN – The Gaza Symbol of Resistance Cultural Week opened at the Iranian Art Museum Garden in Tehran on Thursday. A large number of artworks are on view in an exhibition during the cultural week, which has been organized by the Sarv Culture Center and Melal Cultural Centers with contributions from some Iranian organizations supporting […]

Cultural development, early settlements to be documented in Shahr-e Deraz

TEHRAN – Cultural background and the history of human settlement is set to be probed and documented across Shahr-e Deraz and its surrounding areas, which are situated in Iran’s southeastern Sistan-Baluchestan province. A demarcation project has recently been carried out across the region, which also contains an ancient cemetery, to help prevent possible threats, including […]

Iranian, Japanese museums discuss preservation, exploitation of cultural heritage

TEHRAN – Experts from the National Museum of Iran and the Museum of Teikyo University of Japan have explored ways to enhance cooperation in various museology arenas during a webinar on Wednesday. Novel approaches to the preservation and exploitation of cultural heritage constituted the core of the event, which was also attended by officials from […]

Former synagogue east of London bought to become cultural space

Musicians in Britain secured funding to buy and turn into a cultural center a former synagogue east of London. The building of what used to be the Margate Synagogue in Cliftonville, a coastal municipality situated some 75 miles east of the capital, was bought on Dec. 24 thanks to a donations to the tune of […]

Syrian cultural centers to remember Commander Soleimani with art exhibitions

TEHRAN – Two cultural centers in the Syrian capital of Damascus will open two exhibitions of posters and photos of Qassem Soleimani on January 6 to commemorate the first martyrdom anniversary of the Iranian commander. The Kafarsouseh Center will be hosting a photo exhibition entitled “Narrative of Love”, which will display the photos of Soleimani’s […]

Book on Mahan’s cultural heritage unveiled

TEHRAN – A book containing rare manuscripts and other cultural heritage of Mahan, a historical town in southeast Iran, was unveiled during a ceremony at Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman on Tuesday. The ceremony was attended by provincial officials, university professors, scholars, calligraphers, and cultural heritage experts, provincial tourism chief announced.    The book represents […]

Antisemitism Claims Mask a Reign of Political and Cultural Terror across Europe

December 14, 2020 The German Parliament passes a resolution that designates the BDS movement as antisemitic. (Photo: File) By Jonathan Cook The Israeli newspaper Haaretz has run a fascinating long report this week offering a disturbing snapshot of the political climate rapidly emerging across Europe on the issue of antisemitism. The article documents a kind of cultural, political […]

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