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 …

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

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 …

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

Lingo Cards 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 …

Activations

Lingo Cards Activation = The action or process of making something active or operative HeadlinesHBO’s ‘Westworld’ CES Incite Activation Has Creepy Fun With Data SharingHow SXSW, Comic-Con Fueled the Rise of Activation Culture – Hollywood ReporterWhy Hollywood marketing execs love Comic-Con activations, from ‘The Good Place’ to … a sci-fi Taco Bell from the future? …

Budj Bim National Park and Cultural Landscape World Heritage Site

Photo: Mertie Budj Bim or Mount Eccles is an extinct volcano near Macarthur in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Budj Bim is also the Gunditjmara name, meaning High Head. The roughly conical shaped peak rises 178 meters (584 feet). The World Heritage Centre has formally accepted for assessment the nomination for the Budj Bim Cultural Landscape as …

Mexico City’s Museo de Arte Popular

Photo: Berenice Rivera / Secretaría de Cultura CDMX, Orquesta Mexico City – The Museo de Arte Popular (Popular Art Museum), Revillagigedo 11, Colonia Centro, promotes and preserves part of the Mexican handcrafts and folk art. Hours: Tuesday 10am-6pm, Wednesday 10am-9pm, Thursday-Sunday 10am-6pm TripAdvisor’s #9 on the list of 500+ things to do in Mexico City. Key …