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Ahmad Al Mahdi Destroyed Heritage, Sentenced in Court

The destruction of Cultural Heritage is a War Crime! Meet Ahmad Al Mahdi, the first person convicted of the war crime of having deliberately destroyed Cultural Heritage. Learn the story. (UNESCO). The destruction of Cultural Heritage...Show More Summary

Can't Be Topped: Neapolitan-Style Pizza Making Wins UNESCO Heritage Status

3 days agoNews : The Two-Way

The traditional form of pizza making was recognized on Wednesday by the U.N.'s cultural arm. The designation is intended to safeguard and raise awareness about forms of cultural heritage.

Naples pizza-making wins UNESCO heritage status

3 days agoArts : Artdaily

The art of Naples' dough-twirling pizza makers joined UNESCO's list of "intangible heritage" Thursday, securing the coveted status alongside a host of cultural treasures including a Saudi art form traditionally practised only by women. Show More Summary

World's Best Pizza Comes From Italy And Involves Twirling The Dough

4 days agoNews : Newsweek: US

The Naples tradition of pizza twirling has made UNESCO's Lists Of Intangible Cultural Heritage

How Antiquities Have Been Weaponized in the Struggle to Preserve Culture

4 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Surveying the reporting on Syrian antiquities over the last six years reveals a parade of errors, but it is noteworthy that most, if not all, of the errors cut in the same way: to inflate the threat ISIS poses to cultural heritage while...Show More Summary

Puzzling runes found on whetstone in Oslo

Archaeologists excavating in Oslo, Norway, have discovered a medieval whetstone inscribed with puzzling runes. The Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research (NIKU) was digging there as part of the Follo Line Project, an archaeological survey of the path of a new railway being built between Oslo and Ski. The railway culvert will run through Oslo’s […]

Shrinking Our National Treasures

Over the last year, we've been a witness to a slow-motion attack on America’s national parks, public lands and our ocean. Now, the attacks are a full-on assault on our nation’s historical, cultural and natural heritage. As recreational users, we must speak out for laws like the Antiquities Act that allow our nation's greatest resources to be protected for future generations.

Benin encouraged by Macron's pledge on African heritage

last weekArts : Artdaily

French President Emmanuel Macron made a surprise announcement during his recent African tour, saying in Burkina Faso's capital that one of his priorities was to restore African cultural treasures. African cultural heritage "should be...Show More Summary

Naples pizza twirling seeks nod as UNESCO 'intangible'

Naples' art of pizza twirling is a candidate to join UNESCO's list of "intangible heritage" next week along with a wealth of other cultural treasures such as Saudi Arabian wall painting and Bangladeshi cane weaving. Meeting on the South...Show More Summary

Kew’s first Thai-inspired orchids festival celebrates tranquillity, culture and heritage

last weekDance / Ballet : Ballet News

Kew’s first Thai-inspired orchids festival celebrates tranquillity, culture and heritage First time Kew’s annual floral extravaganza has been inspired by Thailand  Thailand is home to 1,100 species... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

A Slice Above the Rest? Pizza Could Earn UNESCO World Heritage Status

last weekHumor / odd : mental_floss

The cheesy pie would join Turkish coffee, Croatian gingerbread, and other delicious culinary creations on UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity list.

Mixing cultures and nationalities in rugby teams changes the way they play

The cultural identity of rugby players in a team changes the way the team plays, according to a new study. The research shows that a team of players who share the same cultural heritage are more playful and spontaneous and take more risks than a team which has a mix of nationalities.

Mixing cultures and nationalities in rugby teams changes the way they play

The cultural identity of rugby players in a team changes the way the team plays, according to a new study published in Heliyon. The research shows that the M?ori All Blacks, a team of players who share the same cultural heritage, are more playful and spontaneous and take more risks than the Japanese National Team, which has a mix of nationalities.

Easy Pace Italy (Winter 2017-18)

Discover three of Italy's most cultural cities. Savour Rome's rich heritage, soak up the Renaissance atmosphere of Florence,...

Incestual Relations: CCP Welcomes Global Heritage Alliance

American Committee for Cultural Policy welcomes Global Heritage Alliance, a new cultural policy advocacy organization, but, but... they are basically the same old guys... there's nothing much 'new' in what they are saying and doing. Same old story.

Is art crime understudied? We think so, but you can help us change that.

3 weeks agoArts : ARCAblog

Who studies art crime? ARCA's Postgraduate program in Art Crime and Cultural Heritage Protection is now accepting applications. In 2009 ARCA started the first of its kind, interdisciplinary, approach to the scholarly study of art crime. Show More Summary

10 essential South African dishes and where to find them

Whether you’re referring to its diverse heritage or the colourful people who call it home, South Africa is big on flavour. From Table Mountain to Soweto, the country has a cultural identity entirely its own. But its tastiest offerings are the dishes you’ll sample in the various restaurants, delis and farmstalls along the way. Show More Summary

Filmmakers mine Mexican heritage for Pixar's 'Coco'

Director Lee Unkrich and other filmmakers travel to Mexico to capture the music and culture for the Pixar animated film 'Coco.'        

Exhibition presents more than 100 privately held works from the 6th to the 19th century

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, presents Bestowing Beauty: Masterpieces from Persian Lands, an exhibition of more than 100 works highlighting the rich artistic and cultural heritage of Iranian civilization from the 6th to the 19th century. Show More Summary

The Doors of Barrio Viejo Tucson

Tucson, Arizona is a vibrant college city with rich Latino cultural heritage going back to the Spanish Conquistadors. Barrio Viejo or “old neighborhood” is a colorful area of the city  well-known as a photo site for architecture, cars and interesting folks. Many of the doors are original but restored, while new doors and windows merge […]

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