Cultural heritage

Latest stories

44m
The Clarion-Ledger
Nissan Foundation awards grantsInternational Museum of Cultures, "Cultural Diversity Seminar" – $30,000  Nat
Nissan Foundation awards grants
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 44 minutes ago
International Museum of Cultures, "Cultural Diversity Seminar" – $30,000  National Multicultural Western Heritage, “Cultural Heritage Youth Workshops” & “School Assembly Project” – $25,000 Read or Share this story:... Read more
4h
AllAfrica.com
Cultural Appropriation - When 'Borrowing' Becomes ExploitationKingdom of Benin. The punitive force looted an estimated 3,000 bronzes, ivory-
Cultural Appropriation - When 'Borrowing' Becomes Exploitation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
Kingdom of Benin. The punitive force looted an estimated 3,000 bronzes, ivory-works, carved tusks and oak chests. Benin's cultural heritage was then sold in the private European art market to offset the cost of the expedition. Today the Benin... Read more
5h
The Borneo Post
Lawas fast expanding as commercial centreyouth are involved in unhealthy activities such as drug abuse and other social
Lawas fast expanding as commercial centre
The Borneo Post / Posted 5 hours ago
youth are involved in unhealthy activities such as drug abuse and other social ills,” he said. He said Lawas has a rich cultural heritage as there is a good mixture of people from various ethnic backgrounds such as the Kedayans, Lun Bawangs,... Read more
6h
The Maui News
Telescope protester apologizes to his people, not court or stateof peaceful, nonviolent dissent," Aluli said. "Mr. Kaeo had peacefully opposed
Telescope protester apologizes to his people, not court or state
The Maui News / Posted 6 hours ago
of peaceful, nonviolent dissent," Aluli said. "Mr. Kaeo had peacefully opposed the more than 10-year degradation of his cultural heritage by others who did not share his Native Hawaiian traditions and values. He sincerely believed he had to stop... Read more
6h
The Economic Times
Supreme Court agrees to hear another plea on bringing back 'Kohinoor'at London," the PIL said. The petition said the Kohinoor, "the Diamond of Diam
Supreme Court agrees to hear another plea on bringing back 'Kohinoor'
The Economic Times / Posted 6 hours ago
at London," the PIL said. The petition said the Kohinoor, "the Diamond of Diamonds is an integral part of Indian cultural heritage" and every citizen has a "fundamental right to live with dignity". "The lackadaisical approach of... Read more
11h
Times of Malta
European Commission launches new funding scheme for SMEs in cultural sectorvideo games and multimedia), festivals, music, literature, architecture, archiv
European Commission launches new funding scheme for SMEs in cultural sector
Times of Malta / Posted 11 hours ago
video games and multimedia), festivals, music, literature, architecture, archives, libraries and museums, artistic crafts, cultural heritage, design, performing arts, publishing, radio and visual arts. The financial instrument, set-up under... Read more
13h
New Kerala
India Power Week to be "switched" by Gujarat - newkerala.com #83913Technical Partners in the Summit. Besides, each attendant will be hosted at th
India Power Week to be "switched" by Gujarat - newkerala.com #83913
New Kerala / Posted 13 hours ago
Technical Partners in the Summit. Besides, each attendant will be hosted at the Vadodara Navratri Festival, and at Historic Navlakhi Palace Ground to experience the cultural heritage and community bonding in Gujarat. (Reporting by Suchismit... Read more
13h
Times of Malta
Facade of hsitoric Rabat church to be restoredof stone caused by the weather and pollution. The restoration method statement
Facade of hsitoric Rabat church to be restored
Times of Malta / Posted 13 hours ago
of stone caused by the weather and pollution. The restoration method statement has been endorsed by the Superintendent of Cultural Heritage. Construction on the church, based on a design by Girolomo Cassar, started in 1571 and was completed by... Read more
14h
Yorkshire evening post
YEP Says: Our Leeds will not let hate win out over communitytones and kindness. We hope, fervently, that our vibrant city which is what it
YEP Says: Our Leeds will not let hate win out over community
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 14 hours ago
tones and kindness. We hope, fervently, that our vibrant city which is what it is because of its diversity and multi-cultural heritage, will lead by example and work and strive and drive for unity and community in these uncertain times. For... Read more
14h
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Broads sensory teepee and pond-dipping at first Royal Norfolk Show Broads villagearound the country and said the village – which is at the junction of avenue on
Broads sensory teepee and pond-dipping at first Royal Norfolk Show Broads village
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 14 hours ago
around the country and said the village – which is at the junction of avenue one and first drive – showcased the expanse’s “cultural heritage, natural heritage and biodiversity”. And although the Edwardian launch Liana remained stationary for the... Read more
15h
Norwich Evening News 24
Broads sensory teepee and pond-dipping at first Royal Norfolk Show Broads villagearound the country and said the village – which is at the junction of avenue on
Broads sensory teepee and pond-dipping at first Royal Norfolk Show Broads village
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 15 hours ago
around the country and said the village – which is at the junction of avenue one and first drive – showcased the expanse’s “cultural heritage, natural heritage and biodiversity”. And although the Edwardian launch Liana remained stationary for the... Read more
15h
Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Crystal River Elementary back from crisisfor the school to address, which include: healing arts; design, media and innov
Crystal River Elementary back from crisis
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 15 hours ago
for the school to address, which include: healing arts; design, media and innovation; visual arts; culinary arts; cultural heritage; and performing arts. In order to create a new curriculum, more than 25 teachers came together to create... Read more
18h
Hindustantimes.com
UN LGBTI resolution: Will India vote for equal rights without prejudice?India a leader among progressive nations that have the confidence and good sens
UN LGBTI resolution: Will India vote for equal rights without prejudice?
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 18 hours ago
India a leader among progressive nations that have the confidence and good sense to imbibe the best of their religious and cultural heritage and discard unscientific prejudices and biases that exclude millions from their right to equality, and with... Read more
6 related stories
20h
Daily Dispatch
Fascinating facts on fishing historythe water and the nets are also very big and catch everything, so smaller creat
Fascinating facts on fishing history
Daily Dispatch / Posted 20 hours ago
the water and the nets are also very big and catch everything, so smaller creatures can’t escape.” His talk would feature cultural heritage and human rights with regards to the harvesting of resources and the history of conservation. “This is an... Read more
20h
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Indigenous prisoners' artworks on show at Melbourne exhibitionthan non-Aboriginal people. "So The Torch program is trying to support Indigen
Indigenous prisoners' artworks on show at Melbourne exhibition
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 20 hours ago
than non-Aboriginal people. "So The Torch program is trying to support Indigenous men and women to find more about their cultural heritage, express that, share that, learn about it and then find a new pathway forward upon release." Mr Morris... Read more
1d
NBC News
#BlackLivesMatter Generation Faces Cultural Conflicts at GraduationCalifornia, was escorted out of his graduation by police for wearing a traditio
#BlackLivesMatter Generation Faces Cultural Conflicts at Graduation
NBC News / Posted yesterday
California, was escorted out of his graduation by police for wearing a traditional African kente cloth representing his cultural heritage. Valedictorian, Andrew Jones, was denied the opportunity to walk with his graduating class at Amite High... Read more
1d
Liverpool Echo
World-famous Chinese dance troupe stuns shoppers in LiverpoolKunming Folk Song and Dance Theatre in Paradise Place, Liverpool One Kunming i
World-famous Chinese dance troupe stuns shoppers in Liverpool
Liverpool Echo / Posted yesterday
Kunming Folk Song and Dance Theatre in Paradise Place, Liverpool One Kunming is known for its rich and diverse ethnic and cultural heritage and is at the heart of one of China’s most important tourist areas. The delegation is being led by the... Read more
1d
asianage
Mohan Bhagwat to address Hindu gathering from the UK, Europefrom the RSS. "The event is being organised by the Hindu community to help con
Mohan Bhagwat to address Hindu gathering from the UK, Europe
asianage / Posted yesterday
from the RSS. "The event is being organised by the Hindu community to help connect the new generation with the country's cultural heritage, besides helping them promote community and social work that showcases the Hindu model to the world,"... Read more
1d
Pittsburgh City Paper
Two shows bring renowned Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s work to townAi questions purity, authenticity, mass production and kitsch. Like many of Ai’
Two shows bring renowned Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s work to town
Pittsburgh City Paper / Posted yesterday
Ai questions purity, authenticity, mass production and kitsch. Like many of Ai’s pieces, it is a commentary on lost cultural heritage at the hands of foreigners, but also internally, during the Cultural Revolution. In the West, we are most... Read more
1d
Manitoulin Expositor
Ojibwe Cultural Foundation offers a modern window on First Nations artsand Duncan Pheasant. There are many posters for sale with words of wisdom. “The
Ojibwe Cultural Foundation offers a modern window on First Nations arts
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted yesterday
and Duncan Pheasant. There are many posters for sale with words of wisdom. “The Anishinaabe child is born into a circle of cultural heritage,” reads one. “The circle contains all the traditions, laws, duties and hope of a people.” Darlene Bebonang... Read more
1d
Op-Ed News
Accusation claims Syrian and Russian troops are looting Palmyra! INDICTMENT NOT PROVEDfive-year-old war that has killed more than 280,000 people and has also resulte
Accusation claims Syrian and Russian troops are looting Palmyra! INDICTMENT NOT PROVED
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
five-year-old war that has killed more than 280,000 people and has also resulted in serious damage to our globally shared Cultural Heritage. Within minutes the UK Daily Mail and AFP followed suit and ran a similar hyped and dramatic story without... Read more
1d
Manitoulin Expositor
Wikwemikong traditional powwows bring communities togetherPark powwow arena during the Kaboni traditional powwow. photo by Michael Erskin
Wikwemikong traditional powwows bring communities together
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted yesterday
Park powwow arena during the Kaboni traditional powwow. photo by Michael Erskine WIKWEMIKONG—The annual Wikwemikong Cultural Heritage Festival (aka the Wikwemikong Powwow) is one of the highlights of the Island powwow scene, taking place... Read more
1d
The New Zealand Herald
'If uncontrolled, tourism can kill tourism': Airbnb could ruin cities because it brings in too many visitors, warns travel expertof limiting the impact. Similarly when Lijiang Old Town in the southwestern pr
'If uncontrolled, tourism can kill tourism': Airbnb could ruin cities because it brings in too many visitors, warns travel expert
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
of limiting the impact. Similarly when Lijiang Old Town in the southwestern province of Yunnan, China, was awarded World Cultural Heritage status in 1997 it saw traveller numbers swell to over 16 million and outside hoteliers move in. Koh Tachai... Read more
2d
ABC News
Subtropical Japan: The Islands of OkinawaMasturi is a 600 year history on Taketomi and has been designated by the Japane
Subtropical Japan: The Islands of Okinawa
ABC News / Posted 2 days ago
Masturi is a 600 year history on Taketomi and has been designated by the Japanese government as an important intangible cultural heritage. The festival is held in part to ensure a good harvest. A performer at the Tanadui Matsuri on the small... Read more
2d
chroniclelive
Final push to save historic church at risk of closurein Sunderland Sunderland City Council portfolio holder for public health, well
Final push to save historic church at risk of closure
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
in Sunderland Sunderland City Council portfolio holder for public health, wellness and culture, John Kelly, said: “This cultural heritage project is really capturing people’s imagination, and I hope everyone gets behind the final stage in this... Read more
2d
Hospitality Net
Quality Management key for the competitiveness of tourism destinationspractices in quality management in coastal destinations, protected areas, spa/w
Quality Management key for the competitiveness of tourism destinations
Hospitality Net / Posted 2 days ago
practices in quality management in coastal destinations, protected areas, spa/wellness destinations, urban destinations and cultural heritage destinations. The 103rd UNWTO Executive Council Meeting held in Málaga last May approved the following... Read more
2d
AllAfrica.com
The Liberian DreamI have a Liberian dream that while development is reaching all nooks and corner
The Liberian Dream
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
I have a Liberian dream that while development is reaching all nooks and corners of Liberia, our traditional shrines and cultural heritage will be preserved for generations to see. I have a Liberian dream that love will fill the hearts of... Read more
2d
Norwich Evening News 24
New lease of life for Yarmouth church sold for just £1it is hoped the building will have several community uses, the trust intends to
New lease of life for Yarmouth church sold for just £1
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 2 days ago
it is hoped the building will have several community uses, the trust intends to use part of it as a conservation and cultural heritage hub, a dedicated training space where trainees and volunteers from the trust and its new social enterprise... Read more
2d
Liverpool Echo
Watch: Chinese investors target Liverpool city region's property marketMr Jian said: “This is a very short visit but my general impression of Liverpoo
Watch: Chinese investors target Liverpool city region's property market
Liverpool Echo / Posted 2 days ago
Mr Jian said: “This is a very short visit but my general impression of Liverpool is that this is a city with a rich cultural heritage. “This time we are here to attend the International Property Forum so I have brought with me a group of... Read more
2d
DW
Women in science - more complex than men think |which some academics feel receives little or no attention. And that's the issue
Women in science - more complex than men think |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
which some academics feel receives little or no attention. And that's the issue of discrimination on the basis of color, cultural heritage, gender identity, sexual orientation, straight-up sexual harassment or a combination of these. Astronomy... Read more
2d
AllAfrica.com
Khama Hosts KenyattaDr Seretse Khama Ian Khama says Botswana and Kenya have a unique relationship t
Khama Hosts Kenyatta
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama says Botswana and Kenya have a unique relationship that is premised on close historical ties, cultural heritage as well as common values and aspirations. President Khama said he and President Uhuru Kenyatta shared some... Read more
11 related stories
2d
Junkee
How Race, Gender And Culture Shape The Identities Of Second-Generation Australian Womensame thing… You have to work twice as hard to prove that you are capable.” Tod
How Race, Gender And Culture Shape The Identities Of Second-Generation Australian Women
Junkee / Posted 2 days ago
same thing… You have to work twice as hard to prove that you are capable.” Today, Vivian is more appreciative toward her cultural heritage. “I realised as I’ve grown up, I’m so privileged and lucky to be a part of this rich Vietnamese history.”... Read more
2d
Bennington Banner
Community arts center to expand services to benefit villageHall Board spent the last year planning the change. "We're also in talks with
Community arts center to expand services to benefit village
Bennington Banner / Posted 2 days ago
Hall Board spent the last year planning the change. "We're also in talks with the parks system and may be implementing a cultural heritage center in the space with maps and info of the history, " David Snider, HH executive and artistic director... Read more
3d
Op-Ed News
How 100 Syrians, 200 Russians and 11 dogs out-witted ISIS and saved Palmyrafaces and hands of each of the 74 statue heads, including those in what people
How 100 Syrians, 200 Russians and 11 dogs out-witted ISIS and saved Palmyra
Op-Ed News / Posted 3 days ago
faces and hands of each of the 74 statue heads, including those in what people here refer to the Museum's "Head Room." It was in the basement of the museum that ISIS planned for the fate of the acres of our cultural heritage ruins. Related C... Read more
3d
The Sacramento Bee
From museums to library events, how to stay cool this summerSelect exhibits at the Baldwin Museum at the Tallac Site, every day through Sep
From museums to library events, how to stay cool this summer
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
Select exhibits at the Baldwin Museum at the Tallac Site, every day through Sept. 18. The site aims to preserve the cultural heritage and natural history of the Tahoe region. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. - View introductory video to acquaint yourself... Read more
3d
NBC Washington
Folklife Fest Brings Basque Country, Sounds of Calif. to DClearn about other cultures and other people," said Richard Kurin, former direct
Folklife Fest Brings Basque Country, Sounds of Calif. to DC
NBC Washington / Posted 3 days ago
learn about other cultures and other people," said Richard Kurin, former director of the Smithsonian Center for Folklife & Cultural Heritage, in a promotional video. "It is an intimate type of learning where you can learn right from the... Read more
3d
iol.co.za
Why the fascination with Turkey’s Hagia Sophia?Greece's ministry of foreign affairs said in a statement. Foreign Minister Nik
Why the fascination with Turkey’s Hagia Sophia?
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
Greece's ministry of foreign affairs said in a statement. Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias said he had written to the UN's cultural heritage agency Unesco to complain about its use. US State Department spokesperson Mark Toner said Washington... Read more
3d
Spencer Daily Reporter
"From the Ground Up - Paintings by Danielle Clouse Gast"!works as a full-time artist throughout the year. Bruce takes his inspiration fr
"From the Ground Up - Paintings by Danielle Clouse Gast"!
Spencer Daily Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
works as a full-time artist throughout the year. Bruce takes his inspiration from the Tallgrass itself and the natural and cultural heritage of the tallgrass prairie region. Morrison graduated from the School of Art at the University of Iowa. His... Read more
3d
Business Wire
Europcar: Continuing Its Growth Dynamic, InterRent Announces the Opening in Sardinia of Its 150th Station1!scenic Sardinia by car with InterRent Sardinia is a stunning island that combi
Europcar: Continuing Its Growth Dynamic, InterRent Announces the Opening in Sardinia of Its 150th Station1!
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
scenic Sardinia by car with InterRent Sardinia is a stunning island that combines rugged natural beauty with a rich cultural heritage. Every road leads to a hilltop village, a beach with crystal-clear water or a golf course surrounded by... Read more
3d
The Gilmer Mirror
San Jacinto Museum offers Free Admission to Military Personnel - The San Jacinto Museum of History Association is pleased to announce its participation in the Blue Star Museums program in 2016 offering free entrance to all active duty military per...and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day. The program provides fa
San Jacinto Museum offers Free Admission to Military Personnel - The San Jacinto Museum of History Association is pleased to announce its participation in the Blue Star Museums program in 2016 offering free entrance to all active duty military per...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day. The program provides families an opportunity to enjoy the nation’s cultural heritage and learn more about their new communities after completing a military move, or while traveling. More on... Read more
3d
AllAfrica.com
Tour Wajir for a Feel of WWII, Cultural Heritageby the British in 1912 as their colonial headquarters. Because of that, the to
Tour Wajir for a Feel of WWII, Cultural Heritage
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
by the British in 1912 as their colonial headquarters. Because of that, the town is rich in historical, natural and cultural heritage, most of it preserved by the museum whose exhibition theme is "A Window to Northern Kenya". Wajir Museum... Read more
3d
AllAfrica.com
Inside Kooki Chiefdom's Museumhouse given its serene and organised environment, but actually, this is a museu
Inside Kooki Chiefdom's Museum
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
house given its serene and organised environment, but actually, this is a museum housing Kooki chiefdom's ancient cultural heritage. It is the first museum to be established in Kooki chiefdom led by Kamuswaga Apollo Ssansa Kabumbuli II.... Read more
3d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Time-travelling textilesfashionable again so it becomes mainstream." For Manimbo, it was to steer the
Time-travelling textiles
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
fashionable again so it becomes mainstream." For Manimbo, it was to steer the hearts of the Filipinos to safeguard their cultural heritage for the coming generations. "I feel the Thais have done a good job preserving their national heritage. The... Read more
3d
AllAfrica.com
Italian Firm Joins Force to Sponsor ZIFF 2016a great occasion to acknowledge that good work. "Awareness is an essential back
Italian Firm Joins Force to Sponsor ZIFF 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
a great occasion to acknowledge that good work. "Awareness is an essential background towards long term sustainability of Cultural Heritage. People need to be informed about the outstanding value of Stone Town Heritage for the entire world. "On... Read more
3d
Decclan Chronicle
Don Quixote in Kathakali form to be performed in Madridwill be played by eminent artiste Nelliyod Vasudevan Namboodiri. Kathakali is t
Don Quixote in Kathakali form to be performed in Madrid
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
will be played by eminent artiste Nelliyod Vasudevan Namboodiri. Kathakali is the most renowned symbol of Kerala's cultural heritage. The adaptation of Don Quixote in Kathakali form has been inspired by artistes associated with Spanish... Read more
3d
Business Standard India
Pakistan High Commission brings out glossy mission diary, highlights bilateral cultural heritageThe eye-catching 19-page mission diary has placed a picture of Prime Minister N
Pakistan High Commission brings out glossy mission diary, highlights bilateral cultural heritage
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
The eye-catching 19-page mission diary has placed a picture of Prime Minister Narendra Modi shaking hands with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif on... Read more
3d
Arkansas Business
Jim Dunn on Why Marshals Museum a True Fit for Fort Smithof duty. Its Hall of Honor, three galleries and National Learning Center will a
Jim Dunn on Why Marshals Museum a True Fit for Fort Smith
Arkansas Business / Posted 3 days ago
of duty. Its Hall of Honor, three galleries and National Learning Center will attract history and law enforcement buffs, cultural heritage travelers, motor coach tourists, educational programming participants and audiences such as children and... Read more
3d
The Visayan Daily Star
Negros Orientalhad served a number of pastoral roles including parish vicar, special secretary
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 3 days ago
had served a number of pastoral roles including parish vicar, special secretary to the bishop, rector of the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cathedral, president of the diocesan commission for the cultural heritage of the Church, and diocesan chancellor.*... Read more
21 related stories
3d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Little puppet mastermusic. Amid concerns that the popularity of traditional art may recede, Sakon
Little puppet master
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
music. Amid concerns that the popularity of traditional art may recede, Sakon shows that a young person can still keep the cultural heritage alive. In fact, nang talung still attracts crowds in the southern provinces, especially when well-known... Read more
4d
Orillia Packet & Times
Oro church getting boost from Barrieto mark its 160th anniversary. But by 2013 the church was in need of immediate
Oro church getting boost from Barrie
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 4 days ago
to mark its 160th anniversary. But by 2013 the church was in need of immediate attention, because of structural issues. A cultural heritage assessment and building condition audit were done. “Unfortunately the reports came back, and the... Read more
More

People in this news