Afropop

Logo Fave Podcasts: Afropop Worldwide – afropop.org – is an internationally syndicated weekly radio series, online guide to African and world music, and an international music archive, that has introduced American listeners to the music cultures of Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean since 1988. Our radio program is hosted by Georges Collinet from Cameroon, …

Cancel Culture

Buzzwords Cancel Culture = the popular practice of withdrawing support for (canceling) public figures and companies after they have done or said something considered objectionable or offensive Also see: consequence culture Recommended ListeningShamed and Confused – On the media Embedded Tweets HeadlinesFox News’ Bret Baier Calls Out Trump for Trying to ‘Cancel’ Fox Reporter Jennifer …

World Heritage

Buzzwords A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties. Recommended ListeningThe future of heritage – Has the high value of a World Heritage listing …

Cultural Heritage

Photo: Australian Museum Cultural heritage = Legacy of physical artifacts and intangible attributes of a group or society that is inherited from past generations QuotesMaintaining one’s culture, values and traditions is beyond price.– Getano Lui Junior Elsewhere on the WebAustralian Museum Embedded Tweets WikipediaCultural heritage Planeta.com

Heritage Week in Ireland

Logo Ireland hosts the annual National Heritage Week the last week of August. 2021 dates: August 14-22. Hashtag: #HeritageWeek About the eventNational and local community organizations participate by organizing events throughout the country. Many of the events that take place during the week are free highlight the abundance of great work that is carried out in …

Cultural Diversity Day

Poster. Image from downtown Las Vegas @Okudart mural May 21 is Cultural Diversity Day, officially the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development = Día Mundial de la Diversidad Cultural Para el diálogo y el desarrollo. Hashtag: #CulturalDiversity See culture Also see: Biodiversity Day (May 22) Key Linksun.org/en/events/culturaldiversitydayUniversal Declaration (PDF) Planeta.comPlaneta.com celebrates Cultural Diversity Day …

Chaco Culture National Historical Park

Photo: Chaco Canyon National Historical Park, Aerial View Located in northwestern New Mexico, Chaco Culture National Historical Park became part of the US national park system (as a national monument) in 1907 and was designated a World Heritage Site in 1987. Elevation: 6,200 feet (1,890 meters) Key Linksnps.gov/[email protected] Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/KnSwQWKMYFr7Radx6 The Chaco Culture National Historic …

Cinco de Mayo

Favorite Hashtags Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for “fifth of May”) is a special holiday in Mexico, primarily celebrated in the state of Puebla, with lesser recognition elsewhere in the country. It’s also a popular celebration in the USA. Hashtags: #CindoDeMayo #5deMayo The date commemorates the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France during the French-Mexican War. Festivities …

Intangible Cultural Heritage

Buzzwords Intangible cultural heritage, transmitted from generation to generation, is constantly recreated by communities and groups in response to their environment, their interaction with nature and their history, and provides them with a sense of identity and continuity.– 2003 Convention for Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage Also see: Intangible culture, intangible cultural heritage HeadlinesSingapore street …