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Khoomei

Khoomei

Khoomei Хөөмей or Hooliin Chor - Mongolian throat singing also practiced in Inner Mongolia, Tuva and Siberia -...

Hagia Sophia

Hagia Sophia

Hagia Sophia Αγία Σοφία – Located in present Istanbul, Turkey – A Greek Orthodox Christian patriarchal cathedral, built...

Rakugo

Rakugo

Rakugo 落語 – A form of Japanese verbal entertainment, a storyteller (rakugoka) sitting on stage in seiza position.

Nietzsche

Nietzsche

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1844 – 1900) – A German philosopher, poet, philologist. Human, All Too Human (1878) –...

Gusle

Gusle

Gusle гусле – A single-stringed musical instrument and musical style accompanied by singing - Traditionally from the Dinarides...

Tyrtaeus

Tyrtaeus

Tyrtaeus Τυρταῖος - A Greek lyric poet – Famous for political and military elegies - It is said...

Jugaad

Jugaad

Jugaad or Juggaar जुगाड़ - The art of designing ingenious solutions from scarce financial and energy resources, or...

Julio Jaramillo

Julio Jaramillo

Julio Jaramillo (1935-1978) - An Ecuadorian singer famous throughout Latin America, for his renditions of pasillos, boleros, valses,...

Petrykivka

Petrykivka

Petrykivka painting ... in Ukraine for "decorating living quarters, household belongings and musical instruments with a style of...

Schemenlaufen

Schemenlaufen

Schemenlaufen, the carnival of Imst - Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity 2010 "...a procession of masked, costumed dancers...

Satish Kumar

Satish Kumar

Satish Kumar (1936-) - Indian activist and editor - Creator of the Schumacher College international centre for ecological...

Mizuhiki

Mizuhiki

Mizuhiki 水引 - A Japanese cord created from rice paper and used for special events (wedding, birth, funeral).

Geisha

Geisha

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

Sutartinės

Sutartinės

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

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 -...

Garifuna

Garifuna

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

Skansen

Skansen

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

Morna

Morna

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

Fado

Fado

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

Capoeira

Capoeira

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

Candombe drums

Candombe drums

Candombe and its socio-cultural space: a community practice - Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity 2009 “… the llamadas...

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