Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

Photo: Joe Ross Albuquerque, New Mexico – Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta – balloonfiesta.com – is held each year at Balloon Fiesta Park. 2021 dates: October 2-10. “An event like no other.” Hashtag: #balloonfiesta Key [email protected] Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/XiZxzcb75cG1itAh6 Elsewhere on the Webnewsradiokkob.comusa.canon.com Videos Twitter Planeta.com

Milpa

Buzzwords As part of our series of global vocabulary, we would like to start a cheer for the milpa. Milpa = TranslatingMaya: koolMazahua: tjööMixteca: itzzuOtomí: huähiPurépecha: tarhetaTotonaco: takuxtuTzotzil: yaxcolTarahuma: ichírariZapoteco: guela or cue DefinitionsMilpa is a crop-growing system used throughout Mesoamerica. It has been most extensively described in the Yucatán peninsula area of Mexico. The …

Seven Magic Mountains

Photo: Morning Light (2020) Can stacked, day-glo boulders be an inspired roadside attraction? Yes, with free admission. For those visiting (or living in Las Vegas) Seven Magic Mountains has been a go-to, whimsical delight since May 11, 2016. Blue Highway travel meets a kaleidoscope of colors. Hashtags: #7magicmountains #UgoRondinone #JeanDryLake Key [email protected] Questions What should …

Rarámuri

Indigenous Peoples The Copper Canyon is home to the Tarahumara, or in their own language, they are the Rarámuri, ‘those who walk through life correctly.’ The Rarámuri are the second largest Indigenous group north of Mexico City (the Diné or Navajo in the United States are the first). They are famous for their long distance …

Mesoamerica Meetings 2021

Austin, Texas – This year’s Mesoamerica Meetings are all virtual and taking place this week. Hashtag: #mesomeetings Key Linksutmesoamerica.org/online-workshop-january-12-2021utmesoamerica.org/2021-mesoamerica-meetingsutmesoamerica.org – Facebookutmaya.orgDepartment of Art and Art Historyrutamayacoffee.comvimeo.com/utmesomeetings Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Mesoamerican archaeological sites and nearby communities? 2022-2032 is the International Decade of Indigenous languages. Is anyone participating / celebrating? Schedule …

World Radio Day

Poster: World Radio Day February 13 is World Radio Day which raises awareness about the importance of radio and strengthens networking among broadcasters and listeners. Hosted by UNESCO, World Radio Day celebrates how radio positively impacts millions of lives everyday. Now in its tenth year, the celebration is bigger than ever. Key Linksworldradioday.orgunesco.org/commemorations/[email protected] Questions What are …

Calendar

Poster MonthsJanuary – Enero – JanuarFebruary – Febrero – FebruarMarch – Marzo – MärzApril – Abril – AprilMay – Mayo – MaiJune – Junio – JuniJuly – Julio – JuliAugust – Agosto – AugustSeptember – Septiembre SeptemberOctober – Octubre – OktoberNovember – Noviembre – NovemberDecember – Diciembre – Dezember Elsewhere on the WebMake your own …