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Since 2014, we have been working with partner organizations on the My Armenia Cultural Heritage Tourism Program.
Art & Design, Crafts, Cultural Sustainability
For many traditional Tibetan artists, to paint a deity is an act of worship.
To Dawa Dakpa, tradition needs innovation the way fire needs air—tradition and modernity need not be at odds.
Cultural Sustainability, Music
“Who the hell is Ralph Rinzler?” I asked. “The director of the Smithsonian’s Festival of American Folklife, you idiot!”
Cultural Sustainability, Work Life
I hoped we would have time to make personal connections, but I couldn’t predict the way it would became the heart and soul of the trip.
Cultural Sustainability, Dance, Music
On one hot August evening, A Tribe Called Red turned the National Museum of the American Indian into a dance party.
Cultural Sustainability, Sports & Games
Horse racing is one of the most popular sports in Tibet, held during festivals and Lunar New Year celebrations.
Cultural Sustainability, Environment
After a week’s vacation visiting a friend in Nairobi’s hectic urban landscape, I found myself in a dust-green classic safari truck driving across the stunning, dry landscape of the Great Rift Valley in Kenya.
Cultural Sustainability, Traditional Knowledge
In Armenia, folk remedies aren’t just offhand suggestions from your grandmother. When it comes to minor illnesses, trained doctors are not shy about recommending them either.
While musics have always emerged and disappeared through changing tastes or circumstances, some “small musics” are “being disappeared” by non-musical influences and powers.