Traditionally Hazara communities live in villages with flat-roofed houses built of mud or stone. The houses overlook a central courtyard that gives residents a view of the valleys where the people till the land to produce crops such as wheat, barley, legumes, cucumbers and fruits.
2023-09-26 139 Views
Wayang Kamasan was originally used as an offering to express a sense of love, a very sincere sense of art. So the best is dedicated to the temple, in the Balinese Ceremony.
2023-09-20 124 Views
Usually for special projects, for the temple, like yesterday at the temple, we use natural colors, because we want to give the best, for God, as the best offering, we offer it.
2023-09-13 109 Views
Yemen, a country located in the southwestern part of the Arabian Peninsula, holds immense historical and cultural significance. Its geographical location has made it a strategic trading center throughout history, linking Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. Understanding Yemeni culture offers a glimpse into the rich influences that have shaped the region over millennia.
2023-09-06 198 Views
The combination of favorable climates, closeness to nature, and clean air and water in these regions creates healthful conditions for longevity. Another key quality of these regions is plant-based nutrition. The residents consume large quantities of vegetables, fruits, legumes, and whole grains. And one particular vegetable is most commonly consumed by Blue Zone residents – squash, although each r
2023-08-15 272 Views
In today’s hectic world, where stress and fast-paced living seem to prevail, certain places stand out as hotspots where people live exceptionally long lifespans while experiencing vibrant health. These unique regions, known as Blue Zones, have captured the attention of researchers and health enthusiasts alike. But what is the Blue Zones Project, and how does it relate to longevity? These regions h
2023-08-09 376 Views
Today, we will go off the beaten track and travel from Northern Italy to Southern Italy to visit several locations that you may have not heard of before.Chamois is a shining example of how sustainable living can be achieved in a small community. The residents have shown that living in harmony with nature is possible while promoting economic growth and development.
2023-07-22 273 Views
In Tuareg societies, women hold a respected social status, with families living in tents that are named after the married woman who is regarded as the owner of the tent. The families are matrilineal, with social ranking through the mother’s line.
2023-07-18 253 Views
There is so much of our culture that has died. Things we no longer practice. But what I taught her (my granddaughter), she must remember and not let it disappear. She must cherish our culture and teach her children our N|uu language.
2023-07-04 241 Views
In this way and that, I tried to save the old pail, Since the bamboo strip was weakening and about to break, Until at last the bottom fell out. No more water in the pail! No more Moon in the water!
2023-06-27 351 Views
The term Mizo comes from the Mizoram words Mi, which means person or people, and Zo, meaning either highland, remote, or cool and crisp – depicting a refreshing environment at a high altitude. In Mizoram, there are certainly beautiful landscapes with outlooks of spectacular mountain scenery.
2023-06-21 323 Views
Nicknamed “The Pearl of the Middle East,” Lebanon is a beautiful country with a diverse economy featuring industries such as agriculture, tourism, and banking. Many may know the country for its olive oil and delicious plant-based foods such as hummus and tabbouleh. Lebanon is also a place where people of different faiths live in harmony. Surprisingly, it’s one of the few Middle Eastern countries w
2023-06-07 326 Views
The Tày are skillful puppeteers. The figurines take two to three days to carve, paint and clothe, and their movements are animated using bamboo sticks that are attached to the torso and limbs. In addition to people animating the puppets, there are performers who provide them with voices and play musical instruments including drums, blow flutes and the Tinh instrument.
2023-05-31 241 Views
As we learned in the previous episode, the Phrae region of Thailand has unique cultural attributes that are summarized in the local slogan, “Mo Hom (the traditional natural Indigo dyed fabric), Teakwood, the Land that Phra Lo Loves, Cho Hae of the City, the Famous Phae Mueang Phi, and the Kind-Hearted People of Phrae.”
2023-05-24 392 Views
More than a thousand years ago, the highly developed Mayan civilization flourished in this region. This ancient society was known for its advanced knowledge of mathematics, precise calendar-making ability, intricate mapping of the heavens, and skillful artistry. These amazing qualities were reflected in the incredible Mayan architectural style known as “Puuc.”
2023-05-10 329 Views
Most of you are aware of the world’s 195 countries, but have you heard of the many fascinating micronations that also exist on our planet? More than 400 micronations have been recorded in recent history, and currently approximately 67 exist around the world.One of the first recorded micronations, the Kingdom of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, a 14.2 square-kilometer coral archipelago in the Indian Oc
2023-05-03 354 Views