Posts Tagged ‘cultural’

Why cultural backlash against Russians is wrong

Eleven days into the Kremlin’s invasion of Ukraine, a wave of cultural backlash against Russians (in a sense, a wave of Russophobia) seems to have swept over Western countries. Russian artists, musicians and filmmakers are being excluded from European events and competitions. The Russian national football team was suspended from the remaining qualifying matches for […]

Libya orders pre-trial detention of cultural minister

The Libyan Public Prosecutor Al-Siddiq Al-Sour on Wednesday ordered the detention of the Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development Mabroukah Toughi on charges of financial corruption. According to a statement issued by the Attorney General’s office, the Public Prosecution issued the order after identifying instances where she was “obtaining benefits by violating the laws and regulations of […]

‘No culture, no future’: Belgian cultural workers protest against COVID measures

Thousands of Belgian performers, cinema operators, event organizers, and others joined together on Sunday to protest the government’s decision to close down the country’s cultural life to stem the spread of the surging Omicron variant. Waving posters reading “The show must go on” or “No culture, no future,” a crowd of about 5,000 demonstrated peacefully […]

Arabic calligraphy added to UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage list

UNESCO has included Arabic calligraphy in its Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity list on Tuesday. The recognition followed a Saudi-led nomination which included 16 Arabic-speaking countries. The kingdom had declared the years of 2020 and 2021 as the “Years of Arabic Calligraphy”, part of which was the call for the art form to be included […]

Cultural heritage elements added to national list

TEHRAN – A total of nine cultural elements, which are practiced in Kerman province, have recently been added to the National Intangible Cultural Heritage list. The Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts on Saturday announced the inscriptions in separate letters it submitted to the governor-general of the southern province, CHTN reported. The skill of […]

Bridging Cultural And Political Gaps Through Indigenous First Foods

Above photo: Colby Drake and Greg Archuleta of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde inspect a plant after a prescribed burn at Quamash Prairie, while Metro scientist Curt Zonick talks with Clifton and Christine Bruno. Metro. City leaders in Oregon are partnering with nonprofits and tribes to promote first foods, which may hold clues to […]

Stonehenge Plaques Hold Secret Cultural Data, Says New Study

Four Neolithic “chalk plaques” were discovered near Stonehenge between 1968–2017. A new study has shown that the ancient illustrations on the Stonehenge plaques are much more than just abstract patterns. The Stonehenge plaques were buried in a pit about 2 kilometers (1.2 miles) from England’s most famous ancient monument. English Heritage scientists have dated the […]

Cultural Nightlife Sector Has Lost 86,000 Workers Since Start of Pandemic

The UK’s cultural nightlife sector has lost around 86,000 jobs since the pandemic hit, according to new data. A new report commissioned by the Night Time Industries Association (NTIA), which represents more than 1,200 members including nightclubs, bars, and casinos, said the sector was “ravaged” by the pandemic and the restrictions enforced from last March. […]

ACH (1617) Mark Dankof And Paul Edward Stevenson – The Dankof Report #13 – The Cultural Marxist Wrecking Ball Of The West

EURO FOLK RADIO ACH (1617) Mark Dankof And Paul Edward Stevenson – The Dankof Report #13 – The Cultural Marxist Wrecking Ball Of The West Play Episode Pause Episode Mute/Unmute Episode Rewind 10 Seconds 1x Fast Forward 30 seconds Subscribe Share In today’s show originally broadcast on October 5 2021, Andy presents “The Dankof Report” […]

China – Cultural revolution 2.0 and great leap backward?

Something big is happening in China, domestically and geopolitically. First, the government has been unleashing a deluge of regulations for the last few months, targeting numerous private sectors. Second, a viral blog claimed that a “profound revolution” is happening in China and that blog was republished by all the major Chinese state media. The gist […]

Prehistorical objects donated to cultural heritage directorate

TEHRAN – A total of 16 relics, estimated to date from prehistorical times, have recently been donated to the tourism and cultural heritage directorate of Kerman province. “16 ancient objects have been donated to Kerman province’s General Directorate of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts,” ILNA quoted a provincial police commander as saying on Sunday. “Based […]

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 […]

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