Cultural Heritage

Citing Gentrification, Latino Cultural Heritage District Blocks Bike Sharing

From downtown San Francisco to Fruitvale, Ford GoBike is expanding across the Bay Area. But there's one area the bike-sharing service isn't headed …

San Francisco

EU to crack down on illegal sale of cultural heritage

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union plans to tighten rules and enforcement on the illegal import of art heritage objects which now are often used to finance extremist groups.<p>The EU Commission said Thursday it wants to extend and toughen the bans on the import of cultural goods from war-torn third …

Culture

China's intangible cultural heritage week kicks off in Pakistan

A cultural week on China's intangible cultural heritage has kicked off with a paper-cut show will to be presented in the national museum in Karachi, …

China

Techno culture in Zürich now considered part of UNESCO’s ‘intangible cultural heritage’

As part of Switzerland’s UNESCO standing, the city of Zürich has given thanks to its growing "techno culture", with a nod to its "intangible cultural …

Electronic Music

Why has Superintendent of Cultural Heritage remained silent, PD asks

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Malta

Zurich Recognizes Techno as Part of Its Cultural Heritage

The Swiss city acknowledged the music culture's importance as part of a special UN program.<p>The biggest city in Switzerland has made techno part of its official "intangible cultural heritage" in partnership with UNESCO, the UN agency best known for selecting the world heritage sites. Techno culture …

Electronic Music

Partit Demokratiku questions Superintendent of Cultural Heritage’s silence

Partit Demokratiku has questioned how the Superintendent of Cultural Heritage, Anthony Pace, has remained silent about the party has called an …

Malta

Zürich recognises 'techno culture' as part of its UNESCO 'intangible cultural heritage'

It still has the original patterns used on the classic track "Revolution 909."<p>Mayor Sadiq Khan confirmed trains will run round-the-clock on Fridays …

Electronic Music

Musician on mission to reclaim Indigenous cultural heritage through song

Musician Jessie Lloyd is on a mission in more ways than one. Unearthing songs from the settlements and missions where Aboriginal and Torres Strait …

Indigenous Australians

[PRNewswire] Huangling Promotes Its Unique Cultural Heritage at Events Along

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Travel

Baotou culture takes center stage

The culture of Baotou shone at an intangible cultural heritage festival which opened in Chengdu, Sichuan province, on June 10, with Baotou-themed …

Belt and Road Initiative

What is happening to mansions that were abandoned in 1917?

An important part of Russia’s cultural heritage, country estates of erstwhile noblemen went through a period of devastation and decay during the Soviet era. Now the government is providing an opportunity for common people to help restore their original beauty.<p>The country estate, with its mansion, …

History

Meizhou cultural performances highlight first Cultural and Natural Heritage Day

In celebration of China's first Cultural and Natural Heritage Day, a series of performances were held in Meizhou, South China's Guangdong …

Asia

Sikh couple barred from adopting white baby due to ‘cultural heritage’

A Sikh couple have claimed they were not allowed to adopt a white child due to their “cultural heritage”.<p>Sandeep and Reena Mander said they were told …

Sports (India)

Couple blocked from adopting 'due to cultural heritage'

<b>A Sikh couple claim they were advised by an adoption agency not to apply because of their "cultural heritage".</b><p>Sandeep and Reena Mander said they were told by Adopt Berkshire that white British or European applicants would be given preference as only white children were in need.<p>It is not illegal for …

Culture

Sikh Couple Say Adoption Agency Turned Them Away Because Of Their 'Cultural Heritage'

Sandeep and Reena Mander claim they were advised not to apply to adopt due to their “cultural heritage."<p>A Sikh couple in the United Kingdom say there were turned away from a local adoption agency over their “cultural heritage.”<p>Sandeep and Reena Mander recently initiated a legal case against Adopt …

Parenting

British Asian couple told to go to India to adopt

A British Asian couple are suing an adoption agency for allegedly refusing to let them adopt a child in the UK, and for telling them to go to India …

India

Sikh Couple In UK Denied Permission To Adopt White Child Because Of ‘Cultural Heritage’

A Sikh couple in the UK has claimed that they were refused permission to adopt a white child because of their "cultural heritage" and told to adopt a …

Culture

Farmers to preserve intangible cultural heritage

"The essence of our traditional culture is being lost," says Feng.<p>Statistics show that Guizhou province has 85 types of intangible cultural heritage …

Culture

Three countries show why culture matters for post-conflict and post-disaster reconstruction and recovery

Imagine a city destroyed by a natural disaster, killing people and wiping away infrastructure. For instance, an earthquake devastated Port-au-Prince, …

International Development

British Sikh couple say they were told they could not adopt a white child

Berkshire's Sandeep and Reena Mander will take the case to court.<p>A British-born Sikh couple say they were told they could not adopt a child because …

Culture

British-Indian Couple Told They Can't Adopt Because Only White Babies Were Available, And It's Not Okay

A Sikh couple from Berkshire, England have been rejected by their local adoption agency because of their ethnicity.<p>Adopting a child to join your …

Language experts celebrate the Bolton accent and its 'lickle' differences

WHAT is in a word ?<p>Well, rather a lot, depending on where you live.<p>And visitors to Bolton should not be surprised to hear the words pea-wet, …

Language

Islamic State Wages War on the Middle East’s Cultural Heritage

Just this week terrorists blew up Mosul’s Grand al-Nuri Mosque, which had stood since 1173.<p>If you’ve ever been to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, chances are that you visited the glass pavilion containing the Temple of Dendur. One of only three such temples outside Egypt, it was …

Middle East

US, Iraq say ISIS blew up famous Mosul mosque

<b>(CNN) —</b> The United States and Iraq said ISIS blew up a historic mosque in Mosul that was the ideological heart of the terror group and the birthplace of its self-declared caliphate.<p>ISIS, through its news agency, said US warplanes were responsible for the loss late Wednesday of the Great Mosque of …

Islamic State (ISIS)

After 50 Years of Song, Dance, Food, Even Hog Calling, at the Folklife Festival, Is It Still Worthwhile?

Traditional culture permeates our lives. It includes things like what we eat for breakfast, how we greet our family, and how close or far we stand …

Culture

Luocheng celebrates first National Cultural Heritage Day

A wide range of activities were held in Luocheng Mulao autonomous county, Hechi in Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region on June 10, to celebrate its …

Culture

COVER STORY-With the beach crowd going elsewhere, Egypt looks at cultural heritage to increase visitors. -June 2017- Business Monthly Magazine

• Home<br>• Business Monthly<br>• {{vm.article.articleDate}}<p>{{vm.article.articleDate}}<p>Advertise in Business Monthly<p>Latest Magazine<p>AmCham<p><p>Following six years of …

China's first Cultural and Natural Heritage Day celebrated abroad

Chinese Intangible Cultural Heritage Week was held at a range of China Cultural Centers abroad to celebrate China's first Cultural and Natural …

China

Weekly Quiz: which cultural heritage site was destroyed by the Islamic State on Thursday?

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Islamic State (ISIS)