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The Economic Times
US lawmaker accuses Pakistan of ruling through jihadist extremismhe said the successive Pakistani governments, in particular the current one, ha
US lawmaker accuses Pakistan of ruling through jihadist extremism
The Economic Times / Posted 36 minutes ago
he said the successive Pakistani governments, in particular the current one, has systematically tried to attack the rich cultural heritage of Sindhi. Sherman was felicitated by the Washington-based Sindhi Foundation for his efforts in protecting... Read more
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The Hill
Salazar, as Clinton transition chief, will usher in diversity, not wallspeople as the stewards of tomorrow, Colorado risks losing valuable natural trea
Salazar, as Clinton transition chief, will usher in diversity, not walls
The Hill / Posted 4 hours ago
people as the stewards of tomorrow, Colorado risks losing valuable natural treasures that provide significant natural, cultural, heritage and economic value. Moreover, a new national poll by nonprofit New America Media, “An Untapped Resource:... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Earthquake Tremors Smash Kyamutwara Royal BuildingHe said the Bahinda clan members were reconstructing the royal Palace because t
Earthquake Tremors Smash Kyamutwara Royal Building
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
He said the Bahinda clan members were reconstructing the royal Palace because they wanted to preserve Kyamutwara kingdom's cultural heritage. "After this earthquake I think there is nothing we can do at the moment, as we continue planning our next... Read more
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iol.co.za
District Six 'a critical national landmark'must be remembered for having the potential to yield information that will cont
District Six 'a critical national landmark'
iol.co.za / Posted 14 hours ago
must be remembered for having the potential to yield information that will contribute to an understanding of South Africa’s cultural heritage. It must be celebrated for its importance in the community and pattern of South Africa’s history,” it... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
PM seeks modern expression of cultureChan-o-cha has instructed the Ministry of Culture to find the proper balance be
PM seeks modern expression of culture
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 15 hours ago
Chan-o-cha has instructed the Ministry of Culture to find the proper balance between conservation and modern adaptations of cultural heritage in the wake of the controversial use of the Ramakien character Tossakan in a tourism-promotion music... Read more
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The Manila Times
3rd ‘Asia On Screen Film Festival’ unites region– particularly in film and food – to familiarize Filipinos with neighboring cou
3rd ‘Asia On Screen Film Festival’ unites region
The Manila Times / Posted 16 hours ago
– particularly in film and food – to familiarize Filipinos with neighboring countries and to possibly fortify the Asian cultural heritage. Doris Magsaysay-Ho, ASP chair, proudly shared the primary goal of holding this project. “With the rise... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
CultureFest celebrates 20th year of artistic, cultural diversityand event coordinator, Nancy Flinchbaugh said it is so gratifying to see so man
CultureFest celebrates 20th year of artistic, cultural diversity
Springfield News-Sun / Posted yesterday
and event coordinator, Nancy Flinchbaugh said it is so gratifying to see so many people coming out to support the rich cultural heritage that can be found in Springfield. “It’s pretty exciting,” Flinchbaugh said. “There is no other time during... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Reflect On Our Cultural Heritage - Deputy President— Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says Heritage Day gives South Africans an op
Reflect On Our Cultural Heritage - Deputy President
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
— Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says Heritage Day gives South Africans an opportunity to reflect on their history, their cultural heritage, their rituals and their languages. "It obliges us to pay attention to the values upon which we seek to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa - 2016 Heritage Day Celebrationdistance is the central principle of our nationhood. Heritage Day gives us an
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa - 2016 Heritage Day Celebration
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
distance is the central principle of our nationhood. Heritage Day gives us an opportunity to reflect on our history, our cultural heritage, our rituals and our languages. It obliges us to pay attention to the values upon which we seek to build a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Northern Cape Ready to Celebrate Heritage Dayto highlight the role played by the Living Human Treasures, the country's livin
Northern Cape Ready to Celebrate Heritage Day
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
to highlight the role played by the Living Human Treasures, the country's living legends in preserving and promoting cultural heritage. September marks the annual Heritage Month in South Africa and it is used to celebrate and promote the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Call to Revive Choral Musicya vulavula. In South Africa, September marks the annual Heritage Month and it
Call to Revive Choral Music
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
ya vulavula. In South Africa, September marks the annual Heritage Month and it is used to celebrate and promote the varied cultural heritage of the nation. This year marks 20 years since Heritage Day was created in 1996. The day is commemorated... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Jacob Zuma - Address At the 17th Meeting of Conference of the PartiesIdentity". The conference is therefore starting on an appropriate day. On Heri
President Jacob Zuma - Address At the 17th Meeting of Conference of the Parties
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Identity". The conference is therefore starting on an appropriate day. On Heritage Day, all South Africans celebrate their cultural heritage and embrace their diverse traditions and values that contribute to our culturally diverse nation. You have... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Gov’t to develop Osu into marine drive enclaveand reduce poverty in the deprived communities. Nii Okwei Kinka Dowuona VI, th
Gov’t to develop Osu into marine drive enclave
Ghanaweb.com / Posted yesterday
and reduce poverty in the deprived communities. Nii Okwei Kinka Dowuona VI, the Osu Mantse said it is critical to promote cultural heritage tourism, which is the best option in promoting unity in the community and economic development. He said... Read more
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Eye Witness News
‘Heritage Day is an opportunity to reflect on our complex past’gives us an opportunity to reflect on our own history as Africans, as South Afr
‘Heritage Day is an opportunity to reflect on our complex past’
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
gives us an opportunity to reflect on our own history as Africans, as South Africans and it gives us time to reflect on our cultural heritage, on our traditions, on our rituals and on our languages.” He adds today is also a reminder of how the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Late Choral Music Composer to Be Honourednear Tzaneen. In South Africa, September marks the annual Heritage Month which
Late Choral Music Composer to Be Honoured
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
near Tzaneen. In South Africa, September marks the annual Heritage Month which is used to celebrate and promote the varied cultural heritage of the nation. This year marks 20 years since Heritage Day was created in 1996. The day will be... Read more
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Swissinfo
Swiss oasesand parks which have various uses in their communities. In honour of Garden Ye
Swiss oases
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
and parks which have various uses in their communities. In honour of Garden Year 2016, the National Information Centre for Cultural Heritage is campaigning for the preservation and development of these places where people can meet and... Read more
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express
Tourism boom is bringing huge benefits to Britainnot to mention a significant windfall for the Treasury. These visitors are als
Tourism boom is bringing huge benefits to Britain
express / Posted yesterday
not to mention a significant windfall for the Treasury. These visitors are also helping to support and preserve our cultural heritage when they make trips to monuments, historic buildings, museums and galleries. That so many people from... Read more
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New Kerala
US Assistant Secretary Ryan to visit India, Nepal from Sept. 26-30 - newkerala.com #123165Preservation. Her visit to both the countries is said to explore opportunities
US Assistant Secretary Ryan to visit India, Nepal from Sept. 26-30 - newkerala.com #123165
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Preservation. Her visit to both the countries is said to explore opportunities to further strengthen people to people relations, including through educational collaboration, programming to empower women and girls, and cultural heritage preservat... Read more
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The Hindu
Return of Indian sculptures from Australia: raiders of hidden arksby an investigation of Kapoor’s art business. What emerges from these long batt
Return of Indian sculptures from Australia: raiders of hidden arks
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
by an investigation of Kapoor’s art business. What emerges from these long battles to reclaim articles that constitute cultural heritage is the insight that a dedicated national agency with State government support would be better equipped to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Rangers share ancient knowledge to help fight fires on Stradbroke Islandon North Stradbroke is a very critical issue, we've got a lot of agencies invol
Rangers share ancient knowledge to help fight fires on Stradbroke Island
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
on North Stradbroke is a very critical issue, we've got a lot of agencies involved," Mr Burns said. "Our oldest cultural heritage site on this island is 20,000 years old — a lot of people get blown away when you tell them that, we've... Read more
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Breitbart
Egypt's Sisi: Globalization Yields 'Poverty, Inequality, and Undermining of the Social Contract'the midst of a highly unstable region, thanks to the solidity of its institutio
Egypt's Sisi: Globalization Yields 'Poverty, Inequality, and Undermining of the Social Contract'
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
the midst of a highly unstable region, thanks to the solidity of its institutions and its people’s awareness of their great cultural heritage. The international community must acknowledge and support this fact, to the benefit of the region and the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
In the Quest for Culture Rebirth - Liberia's Media Holds the 'Key'contents that depict the strength of Liberia's cultural values and norms, thus
In the Quest for Culture Rebirth - Liberia's Media Holds the 'Key'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
contents that depict the strength of Liberia's cultural values and norms, thus helping Liberians to become proud of their cultural heritage. Doing this will help the new generation underscore the importance of placing value and developing the... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
Restoration mars section of China’s Great Wallthe people’s appreciation of the Great Wall’s history and culture, severing a c
Restoration mars section of China’s Great Wall
Finance and Commerce / Posted 2 days ago
the people’s appreciation of the Great Wall’s history and culture, severing a channel of dialogue between the people and cultural heritage,” Dong was quoted as saying by the Beijing News. “This sort of behavior is ridiculous,” he added. Online,... Read more
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Business Wire
World Leaders, Cultural Icons and NGOs Gather to Honor Heroes of the Global Campaign Against Violent Extremismhis people through music and art. Li Yongjun (China), for his innovative leade
World Leaders, Cultural Icons and NGOs Gather to Honor Heroes of the Global Campaign Against Violent Extremism
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
his people through music and art. Li Yongjun (China), for his innovative leadership in preserving and promoting intangible cultural heritage in China and around the world. This event was made possible in part through the generous support of the... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Pratie Oaten to honor O'KellyIrish music and cultural heritage will be celebrated at Pratie Oaten Sunday aft
Pratie Oaten to honor O'Kelly
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 2 days ago
Irish music and cultural heritage will be celebrated at Pratie Oaten Sunday afternoon at Grey Roots Museum and Archives. The annual event features lots of music and this year there will be a special, hour-long concert in which a medley of tunes that... Read more
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MLive.com
M-22's scenic Northern Michigan route to become newest state bywayby the state Legislature in 1993 to mark a scenic, recreational or historic rou
M-22's scenic Northern Michigan route to become newest state byway
MLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
by the state Legislature in 1993 to mark a scenic, recreational or historic route that is representative of Michigan's natural and cultural heritage. Since then, five historic, seven recreational and five scenic byways have been designated by... Read more
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iol.co.za
Meet SA's top10 endangered heritage sitesThe final 10, published on Wednesday, are: amaMpondo Cultural Heritage Landsca
Meet SA's top10 endangered heritage sites
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
The final 10, published on Wednesday, are: amaMpondo Cultural Heritage Landscape (Wild Coast, Eastern Cape) Buffelsjachtsrivier Bridge (Overberg, Western Cape) Canteen Kopje (Barkly West, Northern Cape) Central Mill Rimers Creek (Barberton,... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Cape Town turns travelling by bus into an exhibitionthe world such as in New York‚ London and Moscow‚ and the public transport syst
Cape Town turns travelling by bus into an exhibition
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
the world such as in New York‚ London and Moscow‚ and the public transport system in Sao Paulo. “The art portrays the cultural heritage of Cape Town and gives commuters a sense of the history of the neighbourhoods they are travelling through... Read more
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Havre Daily News
Mariachi band to perform at Montana State University-Northern campusMariachi Huenachi band was formed as a recruitment tool for Wenatchee High Scho
Mariachi band to perform at Montana State University-Northern campus
Havre Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Mariachi Huenachi band was formed as a recruitment tool for Wenatchee High School. She said the band helps promote Hispanic cultural heritage. To be a member of the band is seen as an honor and dependent on band members maintaining a high GPA, she... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Section of Great Wall of China marred in name of restorationthe people's appreciation of the Great Wall's history and culture, severing a c
Section of Great Wall of China marred in name of restoration
Lake Placid News / Posted 2 days ago
the people's appreciation of the Great Wall's history and culture, severing a channel of dialogue between the people and cultural heritage," Dong was quoted as saying by the Beijing News. "This sort of behavior is ridiculous," he added. Online,... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Section of Great Wall of China marred in name of restorationthe people's appreciation of the Great Wall's history and culture, severing a c
Section of Great Wall of China marred in name of restoration
Lowell Sun / Posted 2 days ago
the people's appreciation of the Great Wall's history and culture, severing a channel of dialogue between the people and cultural heritage," Dong was quoted as saying by the Beijing News. "This sort of behavior is ridiculous," he added. Online,... Read more
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iafrica.com
Outrage over 'ugly' Great Wall repairscaused by "serious structural problems and issues due to flooding" and was comp
Outrage over 'ugly' Great Wall repairs
iafrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
caused by "serious structural problems and issues due to flooding" and was completed in 2014, the State Administration of Cultural Heritage said in a statement on its website in response to public and media outcry. The government body has begun... Read more
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New Kerala
Reward for recovering damaged pieces of ancient Chinese bridges - newkerala.com #122850The Chinese building practice was put on Unesco's List of Intangible Cultural H
Reward for recovering damaged pieces of ancient Chinese bridges - newkerala.com #122850
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
The Chinese building practice was put on Unesco's List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding in 2009. The four bridges -- Longjin, Sanxi, Guanshan and Xianwuting -- are all cultural sites under protection, with the oldest... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bruce Onobrakpeya's Harmattan Workshop Exhibition Turns LCA Into Museumthe famous modern art movement, Zaria Rebels, is also a master at creating art
Bruce Onobrakpeya's Harmattan Workshop Exhibition Turns LCA Into Museum
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
the famous modern art movement, Zaria Rebels, is also a master at creating art techniques, which showcases Nigeria's rich cultural heritage. The Harmattan Workshop, the brain child of Onobrakpeya, began in 1998 when he decided to launch an... Read more
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Christian Today
Christians 'Hung On A Cross Over Fire', Steamrollered And Crushed To Death In North Koreato be indigenous to Asia or to the Korean peninsula," CSW says. However, resea
Christians 'Hung On A Cross Over Fire', Steamrollered And Crushed To Death In North Korea
Christian Today / Posted 2 days ago
to be indigenous to Asia or to the Korean peninsula," CSW says. However, research suggests that temples are maintained as cultural heritage sites rather than as functioning religious buildings. "I have seen a Buddhist book once at a temple," one... Read more
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New Kerala
Govt.planning for disinvestment of ITDC hotels, says Mahesh Sharma - newkerala.com #122794East, which he felt would help bridge the 'emotional gap' and create a sense of
Govt.planning for disinvestment of ITDC hotels, says Mahesh Sharma - newkerala.com #122794
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
East, which he felt would help bridge the 'emotional gap' and create a sense of oneness and belonging. Nagaland has a rich cultural heritage of 16 major tribes. Its Hornbill Festival showcasing tribal culture has become a big attraction. "For a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rebellion and Celebration in Mali's Musicinstruments, the exiles decided to fight back. The end of the documentary explo
Rebellion and Celebration in Mali's Music
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
instruments, the exiles decided to fight back. The end of the documentary explores the musicians honouring their African cultural heritage and identity as they prepare for a defiant homecoming concert in Timbuktu. Mixing traditional styles and... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Chinese outrage over ‘ugly’ restoration of Great Walldamage and dissolution” caused by “serious structural problems and issues due t
Chinese outrage over ‘ugly’ restoration of Great Wall
The Borneo Post / Posted 2 days ago
damage and dissolution” caused by “serious structural problems and issues due to flooding”, the State Administration of Cultural Heritage said in a statement on its website in response to public and media outcry. The government body has begun... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Traditional Music, Folk Songs Loud As Yoruba Lakotun Marks Anniversaryits first anniversary amidst pomp and pageantry. It was a celebration that colo
Traditional Music, Folk Songs Loud As Yoruba Lakotun Marks Anniversary
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
its first anniversary amidst pomp and pageantry. It was a celebration that colourfully showcased some of the Yoruba cultural heritage especially the talking drum and the beaded gourd (sekere). The local instruments were utilised because of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Does South Africa Celebrate Heritage Day?of reconciliation, a compromise was made to create a day on which everyone in t
Why Does South Africa Celebrate Heritage Day?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
of reconciliation, a compromise was made to create a day on which everyone in the country could celebrate diversity in cultural heritage. "The day is one of our newly created public holidays and its significance rests in recognising aspects of... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Castle promises fun experience for visitors on Heritage Daythe dark colonial past but the castle is not all gloomy. It’s about entering th
Castle promises fun experience for visitors on Heritage Day
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
the dark colonial past but the castle is not all gloomy. It’s about entering those spaces and reflecting on our wonderful cultural heritage.” Gilfellan says there's so much to experience during a short trip to the Castle. “I call on all South... Read more
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The Manila Times
Chinese outrage over ‘ugly’ restoration of Great Wallcaused by “serious structural problems and issues due to flooding” and was comp
Chinese outrage over ‘ugly’ restoration of Great Wall
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
caused by “serious structural problems and issues due to flooding” and was completed in 2014, the State Administration of Cultural Heritage said in a statement on its website in response to public and media outcry. The government body has begun... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cultural Day - All Roads Lead to San Francisco Tomorrowof Rwandans living in Rwanda and abroad will tomorrow meet in San Francisco in
Cultural Day - All Roads Lead to San Francisco Tomorrow
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
of Rwandans living in Rwanda and abroad will tomorrow meet in San Francisco in California to celebrate the country's cultural heritage. Organised by the Rwandan community in California and the Government of Rwanda, the event has been dubbed... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Chinese outrage over 'ugly' restoration of Great Wallcaused by "serious structural problems and issues due to flooding" and was comp
Chinese outrage over 'ugly' restoration of Great Wall
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
caused by "serious structural problems and issues due to flooding" and was completed in 2014, the State Administration of Cultural Heritage said in a statement on its website in response to public and media outcry. The government body has begun... Read more
24 related stories
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Channel NewsAsia
Chinese outrage over 'ugly' restoration of Great Wallcaused by "serious structural problems and issues due to flooding" and was comp
Chinese outrage over 'ugly' restoration of Great Wall
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
caused by "serious structural problems and issues due to flooding" and was completed in 2014, the State Administration of Cultural Heritage said in a statement on its website in response to public and media outcry. The government body has begun... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
King Sunny Ade At 70 - Celebrating an African Music Legendshe said. According to her, Sunny Ade should be named "Pride of Nigerian Cultu
King Sunny Ade At 70 - Celebrating an African Music Legend
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
she said. According to her, Sunny Ade should be named "Pride of Nigerian Culture" as the leading projector of the nation's cultural heritage to the world. Speaking on her latest work, "Gallant of Praise", Oyovwe stated that the album featured four... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Section of Great Wall of China marred in name of restorationthe people’s appreciation of the Great Wall’s history and culture, severing a c
Section of Great Wall of China marred in name of restoration
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
the people’s appreciation of the Great Wall’s history and culture, severing a channel of dialogue between the people and cultural heritage,” Dong was quoted as saying by the Beijing News. “This sort of behavior is ridiculous,” he added. Online,... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Section of Great Wall of China marred in name of restorationthe people's appreciation of the Great Wall's history and culture, severing a c
Section of Great Wall of China marred in name of restoration
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 2 days ago
the people's appreciation of the Great Wall's history and culture, severing a channel of dialogue between the people and cultural heritage," Dong was quoted as saying by the Beijing News. "This sort of behavior is ridiculous," he added. Online,... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Section of Great Wall of China marred in name of restorationthe people's appreciation of the Great Wall's history and culture, severing a c
Section of Great Wall of China marred in name of restoration
Hawaii News Now / Posted 2 days ago
the people's appreciation of the Great Wall's history and culture, severing a channel of dialogue between the people and cultural heritage," Dong was quoted as saying by the Beijing News. "This sort of behavior is ridiculous," he added. Online,... Read more
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CTV News
Section of Great Wall of China damaged in name of restorationthe people's appreciation of the Great Wall's history and culture, severing a c
Section of Great Wall of China damaged in name of restoration
CTV News / Posted 2 days ago
the people's appreciation of the Great Wall's history and culture, severing a channel of dialogue between the people and cultural heritage," Dong was quoted as saying by the Beijing News. "This sort of behaviour is ridiculous," he... Read more
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