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Music, Sports & Games
In 1793, British Captain George Vancouver gifted Hawaiian King Kamehameha I a small amount of cattle that quickly multiplied.
The city of Verona has discovered more dough than woe in the tale of these fictional “star-crossed lovers,” with two million visitors descending each year.
Celebrations, Religion & Spirituality
For Tibetans, Losar (ལོ་གསར་ or “new year”) is the biggest celebration of the year, with sixteen days of feasting, gift-giving, and traditional song and dance.
Religion & Spirituality
Why would a woman dedicate herself to learning a cultural practice that is not her own? Especially when she is largely forbidden from participating in it?
Art & Design, Public Space
“My day job is that I’m a studio photographer. It is very tedious and very OCD. So, photography on the Metro is something very different. Life comes at you really quick.”
Cultural Transmission, Language
In the summer, the Ferme Seguin in Southern France provides weekly guided tours in French, English, and Occitan.
A household in southwestern China might possess sixty or more different basket forms or types.
American ginseng has linked the Appalachian Mountain region to China since the 1700s.
Each winter, Catalan towns celebrate Christmas with a production of Els Pastorets, or “The Beloved Shepherds.”
Celebrations, Cultural Transmission, Foodways
I can’t remember a year in my life where my Grandma Lucille laid out the smörgåsbord and the korv was missing.