Koinobori

Koinobori

Koinobori 鯉のぼり - A traditional event, taking place on May 5th, today Children's Day (Kodomo no Hi, 子供の日).

1984

1984

Nineteen Eighty-Four - 1984...A dystopian novel by George Orwell (1903-1950), published in 1949.

Gross National Happiness in Bhutan

Gross National Happiness in Bhutan

Gross national happiness རྒྱལ་ཡོངས་དགའ་སྐྱིད་དཔལ་འཛོམས་ - A Bhutanese index which measures the collective happiness and well-being of the population.

Geisha

Geisha

Geisha 芸者 - A Japanese woman who can perform the ancient traditions of art, dance and singing.

Gandhi

Gandhi

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi મોહનદાસ કરમચંદ ગાંધી (1869 – 1948)... the Great Soul (Mahâtmâ), an Indian activist - Leader...

Sutartinės

Sutartinės

Sutartinės, Lithuanian multipart songs - Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity 2010 "...a form of polyphonic music performed by...

Hanami

Hanami

Hanami 花見 - A Japanese traditional custom of enjoying the blossom of cherry trees ("sakura") ou plum trees.

Pergamon

Pergamon

Pergamon (τὸ Πέργαμον) - Thriving center of parchment production. Unesco Heritage Site 2014... "This site rises high above...

Hanukkah

Hanukkah

Hanukkah חֲנֻכָּה‬ - A Jewish festival commemorating the rededication of the Second Temple in Jerusalem.

Fujara

Fujara

Fujara - An extremely long flute with three finger holes traditionally played by Slovak shepherds - Intangible Cultural...

Hermitage Museum

Hermitage Museum

The State Hermitage Museum (Госуда́рственный Эрмита́ж) - The second world's largest art museum, located in Saint Petersburg -...

Inu Hariko

Inu Hariko

Inu hariko 犬張子- A little dog made with papier-maché - symbol of protection in Japan (partic. for children...

Garifuna

Garifuna

Language, dance and music of the Garifuna - Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity 2008 “… rich in tales...

Hen

Hen

Hen - A gender-neutral personal pronoun in Swedish - an alternative to hon "she" and han "he".

Fujisan

Fujisan

Fujisan 富士山... one of Japan's Three Holy Mountains, the highest mountain in the country (3,776 metres).

Morna

Morna

Morna - A music and dance genre, sort of lament, the national music of the Cape Verde islands...

Nazarboncuk

Nazarboncuk

Nazar ‏نظر‎ - An eye-shaped amulet believed to protect against the evil eye, present in different countries (Turkey,...

Fjord

Fjord

Fjord - A long, narrow, deep inlet of the sea between steep slopes, especially one shaped by a...

Skansen

Skansen

Skansen - The first open-air museum and zoo in Sweden - Opened on 1891 by Artur Hazelius (1833–1901)…

Fado

Fado

Fado, urban popular song of Portugal - Intangible Cultural Heritage 2011 "... a Portuguese multicultural synthesis of Afro-Brazilian...

Dogon

Dogon

Dogon people... near the Bandiagara Escarpment (Mali). "Give the rain as sweet as salt, give millet, women, children...

Carthage

Carthage

Carthage - Qart-ḥadašt ("New City"), the center of the ancient Carthaginian civilization (near Tunis).

Capoeira

Capoeira

Capoeira - UNESCO World Intangible Heritage 2014 - An Afro-Brazilian cultural practice (simultaneously a fight and a dance);


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