The Book of Kells - An illuminated manuscript Gospel book (said to have been created c. 800 CE).
Koinobori 鯉のぼり - A traditional event, taking place on May 5th, today Children's Day (Kodomo no Hi, 子供の日).
Keirô no Hi 敬老の日... Respect for the Aged Day.
Kofun 古墳 - Megalithic tombs in Japan (3rd to 7th century CE).
Katana 刀 - The traditional Japanese sword.
Kiyomizu-dera 清水寺 - The "temple of pure water" in Kyoto.
Shigeru Kayano 萱野 茂 (1926-2006) - The first Ainu politician to sit in the Diet of Japan (in...
Kasuga Grand Shrine 春日大社 - A Shinto shrine in Nara - Bronze and stone lanterns.
The Thinker of Hamangia - A masterpiece of Neolithic art (circa 5000 BCE).
Kuomboka - A traditional ceremony in Zambia taking place at the end of the rain season.
Kumadori 隈取 – Kabuki’s makeup.
Kintsugi 金継ぎ - The Japanese art of repairing broken pottery ("golden joinery").
The Gundestrup cauldron - An impressive decorated silver vessel (between 200 BCE and 300 CE).
Kiku no gomon 菊の御紋 - Imperial Seal of Japan.
Nineteen Eighty-Four - 1984...A dystopian novel by George Orwell (1903-1950), published in 1949.
Ibeji - an Orisha representing a pair of twins in the Yoruba religion.
Kabbadi கைபிடி - A contact team sport mainly in India.
Indalo - A magical symbol to protect from evil (Almería, Spain).
Jadev Payeng যাদৱ পায়েং (1963-) - The "forestman" who planted a forest on a sandbar of the river...
Izanami イザナミ and Izanagi いざなぎ - Creators of the World in Japanese mythology.
Jedek - A previously unknown language being discovered in Malaisia (2017).
The Inuit ᐃᓄᐃᑦ - A group of indigenous peoples inhabiting the Arctic regions.
Jûshichijô Kenpô 十七条憲法 - Seventeen-article constitution (7th century in Japan).
Guerewol - An annual courtship ritual competition among Wodaabee Fula people.
Gross national happiness རྒྱལ་ཡོངས་དགའ་སྐྱིད་དཔལ་འཛོམས་ - A Bhutanese index which measures the collective happiness and well-being of the population.
Jukai 樹海 "Sea of trees" (Aokigahara) - Known as "the Suicide Forest".
Genkan (玄関) - A traditional Japanese entryway.
IoT - Internet of Trees in Melbourne.
Ikebana 生け花 - Japanese art of flower arrangement.
Imazighen ⵉⵎⴰⵣⵉⵗⴻⵏ (Berbers or Amazighs) - An ethnic group indigenous to North Africa
Geisha 芸者 - A Japanese woman who can perform the ancient traditions of art, dance and singing.
September 8 - International literacy day.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi મોહનદાસ કરમચંદ ગાંધી (1869 – 1948)... the Great Soul (Mahâtmâ), an Indian activist - Leader...
Hikimayu 引眉 - Removing the natural eyebrows and painting similar ones on the forehead in old Japan.
O-Sake お酒 - Japanese rice wine.
Sutartinės, Lithuanian multipart songs - Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity 2010 "...a form of polyphonic music performed by...
Shichi-go-san 七五三 "Seven-Five-Three" - Rite of passage in Shinto.
Sophia - The first humanoid robot to receive citizenship of any country (Saudi Arabia - 2017).
Hanami 花見 - A Japanese traditional custom of enjoying the blossom of cherry trees ("sakura") ou plum trees.
Seppuku 切腹... "cutting [the] belly"... Japanese ritual suicide.
Shinkansen 新幹線 - High-speed railway line in Japan.
Harald Blåtand Gormsen (died 986) - King of Denmark and Norway.
Benkei (1155–1189) 武蔵坊弁慶... a Japanese warrior monk.
Hatałii - The medicine-man among Navajos people.
The Tale of the Heike 平家物語 (Heike Monogatari) - An epic about the struggle between the Taira clan...
Siddham script - Used for writing Sanskrit - meaning "accomplished" or "perfected".
Polish - A Lechitic language (Slavic language).
Pergamon (τὸ Πέργαμον) - Thriving center of parchment production. Unesco Heritage Site 2014... "This site rises high above...
"Early birds get the worm."
Hanukkah חֲנֻכָּה - A Jewish festival commemorating the rededication of the Second Temple in Jerusalem.
The Kalevala - A Karelian and Finnish epic poetry, compiled by Elias Lönnrot (1802-1884).
Saint Patrick (c. 385–461) - The primary patron saint of Ireland.
Rite of the Kalyady Tsars (Christmas Tsars) - Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity 2008 “…a ritual and festive...
Shahr-i Sokhta - ‘Burnt City’ - UNESCO World Heritage - 2014... "at the junction of Bronze Age trade...
Drua – A Fijian double sacred canoe, up to 30 metres, able to carry 200 people...
Itzamna - Mayan god of rulership, night and day, writing system, calendar…
The Louvre (Museum) - The world's largest art museum, located in Paris - Formerly a castle (in the...
The Mask of Tutankhamun (reigned 1332–1323 BCE) - Discovered by Howard Carter in 1925 - Located in Egyptian...
Fujara - An extremely long flute with three finger holes traditionally played by Slovak shepherds - Intangible Cultural...
The State Hermitage Museum (Госуда́рственный Эрмита́ж) - The second world's largest art museum, located in Saint Petersburg -...
Ennigaldi-Nanna's museum - Thought to be the first museum in the world – Founded in the city of...
Exoskeleton - An external skeleton supporting and protecting the body...
Gilgamesh... and his friend Enkidu - An epic poem in Akkadian (late second millennium BCE.)...
Katsushika Hokusai (葛飾 北斎) - A Japanese ukiyo-e painter and printmaker (1760-1849).
Ise Grand Shrine 伊勢神宮 – The main Shrine in Japan dedicated to Amaterasu…
Inu hariko 犬張子- A little dog made with papier-maché - symbol of protection in Japan (partic. for children...
Language, dance and music of the Garifuna - Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity 2008 “… rich in tales...
Incense Route – For trading frankincense, myrrh, precious stones...
Iio Sōgi 宗祇 (1421-1502) - A Japanese Buddhist monk and poet.
Hen - A gender-neutral personal pronoun in Swedish - an alternative to hon "she" and han "he".
Ishiguro Hiroshi 石黒浩 - Director of the Intelligent Robotics Laboratory (Osaka).
Hogan - The traditional Navajo dwelling.
Anton Janša (1734 – 1773) - A Slovenian painter and apiarist, pioneer of modern apiculture.
Hussein Sheikh Ahmed Kaddare (1934-2015) - Creator of a script for the Somali language, invented in 1953.
Enako (えなこ)... A Japanese professional cosplayer, also actress and singer (1994-).
Abebuu adekai – The proverbial coffins in Ghana... produced by Ga people.
Fugu 河豚 - The "river pig" - Can be lethally poisonous.
Fujisan 富士山... one of Japan's Three Holy Mountains, the highest mountain in the country (3,776 metres).
Europa Εὐρώπη, King Agenor's daughter, abducted by Zeus...
The School of Athens - A fresco painted between 1509 and 1511 by Raphael (1483-1520) - Located in...
Enkai (or Ngai)... The unique God of Maasai people.
Frida Kahlo (1907-1954) - A Mexican painter known for her naïve folk art style.
Dodo in Mauritius (and Indian Ocean)... an extinct flightless bird.
Morna - A music and dance genre, sort of lament, the national music of the Cape Verde islands...
Nazar نظر - An eye-shaped amulet believed to protect against the evil eye, present in different countries (Turkey,...
Diamond Sûtra - A Mahâyâna sutra, found among the Dunhuang manuscripts, claiming non-abiding and non-attachment.
Fjord - A long, narrow, deep inlet of the sea between steep slopes, especially one shaped by a...
The Rosetta Stone - A stele found in 1799, which was the key to deciphering Egyptian hieroglyphs -...
Skansen - The first open-air museum and zoo in Sweden - Opened on 1891 by Artur Hazelius (1833–1901)…
Fado, urban popular song of Portugal - Intangible Cultural Heritage 2011 "... a Portuguese multicultural synthesis of Afro-Brazilian...
Domestication of dogs... Ancient genomes heat up dog domestication debate.
Cesária Évora (1941-2011) - A Cape Verdean singer aka Cize for her friends, the “Queen of Morna”, the...
Dogon people... near the Bandiagara Escarpment (Mali). "Give the rain as sweet as salt, give millet, women, children...
Albania ... Many alphabets on the course of time.
Carthage - Qart-ḥadašt ("New City"), the center of the ancient Carthaginian civilization (near Tunis).
Saints Cyril (826–869) and Methodius (815–885): "Apostles to the Slavs" - Creators of the Glagolitic alphabet.
Capoeira - UNESCO World Intangible Heritage 2014 - An Afro-Brazilian cultural practice (simultaneously a fight and a dance);
Oxherding and oxcart traditions in Costa Rica - Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity 2008 "...dating from the mid-nineteenth...
The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio (1313–1375) - 100 tales for escaping the Black Death outside Florence.
"The universe is a sphere of which the center is everywhere and the circumference is nowhere." (Nicholas of...
- A Cavalier & a Lady drinking chocolate
- Aachen Cathedral
- Abya Yala
- Adeline Virginia Woolf, née Stephen (1882 – 1941) – Auteure anglaise, considérée comme l’une des plus important/es auteur/es modernistes du XXe siècle, dont les romans ont eu une influence majeure sur le genre en raison de leur approche non linéaire de la narration – Cofondatrice du groupe de Bloomsbury.
- Ahmad Shah Massoud
- Ahmad Zahir
- Ahura Mazda
- Ainu people
- Aisha Musa Ahmad
- Alan Turing
- Albanian alphabets
- Albert Camus
- Alexandra David-Néel
- Alexandre de Rhodes
- Allchar deposit
- Alma Mahler
- Amazon rainforest
- Amber Room
- Ame ni mo makezu
- Ando Tadao
- Andreas Vesalius
- Andy Warhol
- Anton Janša
- Aoi Matsuri
- Aomori Nebuta Matsuri
- Aran Jumper
- Ararat (Mount)
- Asahi Shimbun
- Asimov’s Laws
- Atomium in Brussels
- Awa Odori
- Cai Lun
- Candombe drums
- Cang Jie
- Carl von Linné
- Catacombs of Rome
- Center of the world
- Cesária Évora
- Chappe’s Semaphore
- Chinese cricket containers
- Chinese New Year
- Cimitirul Vesel
- City of the Sun
- Cocoa (Maya)
- Cooper’s Hill Cheese-Rolling and Wake
- Copper craftsmanship of Lahij
- Corongo’s water judges
- Cosquer Cave
- Cowbells in Portugal
- Cueva de las manos
- Cuir de Cordoue
- Cyril and Methodius
- Dame Jane Morris Goodall
- Dance Drums in Burundi
- Dante Alighieri
- Dia de Muertos
- Diamond Sûtra
- Diego de Landa Calderón
- Django Reinhardt
- Dodo in Mauritius
- Domestication of dogs
- Don’t wait for the Last Judgment. It takes place every day.
- Drag queen
- Hagia Sophia
- Hailibu the Hunter
- Hanging Gardens of Babylon
- Harald Blåtand Gormsen
- Hermitage Museum
- Hernán Cortés
- Hoan Kiem Lake
- Hokusai’s Wave
- Homo Abilis
- Hospicio Cabañas
- Hunahpu and Xbalanque
- Hussein Sheikh Ahmed Kaddare
- Hyde Park
- Hạ Long Bay
- Hồ Chí Minh
- Ibn Sina
- Icelandic Turf Houses
- Iio Sōgi
- Immanuel Kant
- Incense in Yemen
- Indus Valley Civilization
- International literacy day (September 8)
- Internet of Trees
- Inu Hariko
- Inuit people
- Ise Grand Shrine
- Ishiguro Hiroshi
- Ivan IV Vasilyevich
- Izanami & Izanagi
- Kalyady Tsars
- Kangxi radicals (214)
- Karel Čapek
- Kasuga Grand Shrine
- Keiro no Hi
- Kiku no gomon
- King Ibrahim Njoya
- King Sejong
- Kingdom of Kush
- Kintai Bridge
- Kojiki & NihonShoki
- Macchu Pichu
- Maneki Neko
- Mao Zedong
- Maple Syrup
- Marie Skłodowska Curie
- Marlene Dietrich
- Martin Luther
- Martin Luther King Jr.
- Mask of Tutankhamun
- Mastiha on the island of Chios
- Matsuo Bashô
- Maya calendars
- Maya Strabismus
- Men crocodile
- Mesrop Mashtots
- Microplastic in deepest oceans
- Miike Coal Mine
- Mikiel Anton Vassalli
- Milton Friedman
- Minik Wallace
- Miyamoto Musashi
- Molly Malone
- Mount Zaô
- Muhammad Yunus
- Nachi no hi matsuri
- Nakahama John Manjirô
- Nama and Hereros
- National Museum of Japanese History
- Nazca Lines & Geoglyphs
- Nikola Tesla
- Nikolaj Grundtvig
- Nko alphabet
- Nolence Moses Mwangwego
- Notre Dame de Paris
- Nádleeh Two-Spirit
- Nô Theatre
- Sacred Cow
- Saint Patrick
- Saito Musashibō Benkei
- Salif Keita
- Saline Royale at Arc-et-Senans
- Sarla Thakral
- Satish Kumar
- School of Athens
- Seven Lucky Gods
- Shahr-i Sokhta
- Shaka kaSenzangakhona
- Shigeru Kayano
- Shiraito Falls
- Shirakawa-go and Gokayama
- Shô Tai
- Shāh Abbās the Great
- Siddham Script
- Sika deer
- Sing Sing
- Slovak opal mines
- Snowball Effect
- Solomon Temple
- Suleiman I
- Sámi people
- Taiping Heavenly Kingdom
- Taj Mahal
- Tale of the Heike
- Tassili n’Ajjer
- Teru teru bôzu
- The Decameron
- The Louvre (Museum)
- The Thirteen Buddhas of Chichibu
- The three wise monkeys
- The Way follows its own ways
- Thinker of Hamangia
- Thonmi Sambhota
- Tim Berners-Lee and the web
- Tokugawa Ieyasu
- Tokyo Wan Kannon
- Tomioka Silk Mill
- Traditional healers of Southern Africa
- Tsagaan Sar
- Tsukuba Science City
- Tupi-Guarani languages
- Täze Elipbiý