Cultural Heritage

Heritage in Danger: Emergency Safeguarding of the Syrian Cultural Heritage

The UNESCO Liaison Office in Brussels organized a follow up event ‘Heritage in Danger: UNESCO actions in Syria’. The event was an occasion to discuss …


Assessment of damage from hurricane Irma to cultural heritage underway

The UNESCO Heritage division extends its condolences to the residents of the Caribbean islands struck by hurricane Irma between 5 and 11 September …

Hurricane Irma

Ellis Short - Stop insulting Sunderland’s proud cultural heritage

Slogans and mottos are all well and good, but some can see an ulterior motive to the well-seeming antics of the club. Just how stupid do they think we are?<p>Our future is rooted in our history, is it? Pah. Our future and our history couldn’t be more distinct. We actually had a sense of pride and …

Sunderland AFC

iSchool faculty release white paper on preserving intangible cultural heritage

The field of library and information science (LIS) has a long history of research on the preservation of materials in libraries and archives. …


Wikimedia needs your photographs to build pictorial archive of Australia's cultural heritage

From Bondi Beach to the Bungle Bungles, Wikimedia wants your photos to help build a pictorial archive of thousands of Australian sites.

Australian News

siba sahabi translates her cultural heritage through pyramid-shaped photographic sculptures

<b>critically acclaimed artist siba sahabi translates cultural heritage into contemporary design through an interpretation of both historical forms and</b> …


Art Expo Beijing gathers different types of art[1]

A piece on display at the China International Exhibition Center in Beijing on August 31. [Photo/VCG]<p>A total of 100 galleries and art institutions …

News (China)

How Turkey's controversial dam project will put a 12,000-year-old Kurdish village underwater

<b>On the banks of the river Tigris, in southeastern Turkey, sits Hasankeyf, a small village that is 12,000 years old. However, very soon, that history will come to an end. The Turkish government built a dam 60km downstream and soon Hasankeyf will be underwater. After years of fighting for their</b> …


Augmented Brickwork Public Railway Passage Tilburg

Together with Bright, Civic Architects designed an award-winning sequence of spaces which seamlessly tie together architecture, public space, cultural heritage and traffic space. A specifically designed and produced glass brick façade creates a familiar but surprisingly striking effect.


Japan, South Korea, China agree to jointly promote Asian culture during next three Olympic events

The culture chiefs of Japan, China and South Korea agree to use the next three Olympic events in the region to jointly promote East Asia’s ...


New Publication: “Preserving Cultural Heritage: An IFLA Guide”

From the International Federation of Library Associations:Libraries play a central role in recording and preserving the life of our communities. From …

There Is No Such Thing As White Cultural Heritage. The West’s Legacy Is Open To All

The Nazi LARPers and Confederate cosplayers at Charlottesville, along with their alt-right supporters, frequently justify themselves by claiming to …

Conservative View

Social media not good for cultural heritage

<b>PORT DICKSON:</b> The development of social media impacts poorly on the cultural heritage in the country, said Deputy Communications and Multimedia …


Premier John Horgan practises tae kwon do at Korean Cultural Heritage Festival

In addition to martial arts, the annual event features plenty of K-pop, tasty Korean dishes, and this year, Middle Eastern and Chinese dance.

Tae Kwon Do

Godby Chapter in 'Linked Data for Cultural Heritage' Receives Positive Review

In the July edition of <i>College & Research Libraries</i> (Vol. 78, No 5), Lizzy Walker reviews the book <i>Linked Data for Cultural Heritage</i> and had positive …

Linked Data

In Devastated Areas, Modern Technology Helps Track Ancient Treasures

Suzanne Bott intended to spend just a year in Iraq. Her older brother, a U.S. Naval officer, was stationed in Baghdad; she thought she could put her …


Mexican Cultural Heritage and New Technology Come Together in Interactive Chair

The most recent Project by Okubo Studio is the Fulgar Chair, mixing traditional Mexican design with interactive technology and design to create a new …


Excavations start at Turkey"s Uzuncaburç - ARCHAEOLOGY

ARCHAEOLOGY >Excavations start at Turkey's Uzuncaburç<p>Archaeological excavations that have been initiated in the ancient city of Uzuncaburç in the …


Citing Gentrification, Latino Cultural Heritage District Blocks Bike Sharing

MissionFord GoBikes on Valencia St. | Photo: Ford GoBike/TwitterFrom downtown San Francisco to Fruitvale, Ford GoBike is expanding across the Bay …

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 …


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

Celebrating the importance of dance music in the Swiss city


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 …


Why has Superintendent of Cultural Heritage remained silent, PD asks

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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 …


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

<b>the Tea Road</b><p>[편집자 주] 본고는 자료 제공사에서 제공한 것으로, 연합뉴스는 내용에 대해 어떠한 편집도 하지 않았음을 밝혀 드립니다.<p>(HUANGLING, China, June 29, 2017 PRNewswire=연합뉴스) Huangling, China's …


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 …


Meizhou cultural performances highlight first Cultural and Natural Heritage Day

A cultural week showcasing Hakka intangible cultural heritage was held in Meizhou from June 23 to 28, 2017.<p>The event featured a series of …


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 …