At the same time in St. John’s is the Tynwald Far, a fun cultural event for the entire family. Some activities include performances from local brass bands, Manx traditional music groups, and Manx folk dancing. Many stalls are featured at the event, showcasing Manx handcrafted goods and local initiatives.
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“We know that there’s been human habitation on the Isle of Man for at least 10,000 years. We haven’t always been an island. Up until about 12,000 BC, there was a land bridge that still connected us to the southwest of Scotland. But after the sea inundated that land bridge, we were on our own, and we were on our own as an island.”
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The warm hearts of the Fulani people are always attuned to a moral code called “Pulaaku” or “Laawol Fulve,” meaning “Fulani pathways.” This code is passed down through the generations as a set of fundamental values, essential for the Fulani community.
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The Olmecs were skilled stone carvers, and their most distinctive carvings are colossal stone heads, which are among the most mysterious and debated artifacts from the ancient world.
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A particularly well-recognized instrument is the Hutsul trembita. In the past, this wood elongated horn served as a form of entertainment and communication over long distances as its sound can travel over many kilometers. It has also been traditionally used to announce key events such as births, deaths and weddings.
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“From the Ngäbe worldview, we are in a relationship of interdependence, but an interdependence where the place that nature is given is also a place of respect; and of respect in the sense that there are some situations that we cannot control; that is to say, nature is the one who guides us.”
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The Minoans had a highly civilized and sophisticated culture that produced beautiful artwork and architecture. They were also legendary shipbuilders and sailors. The most legendary King of the Minoan people was King Minos, who built the palace at Knossos, a city of over 1,000,000 people.
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The Aymara are traditionally a spiritual people, and have long maintained a reverence for Mother Earth. The people believe in Pachamama, the spirit of the uncultivated Earth, which is home to recognized places of spiritual power such as specific mountain peaks. The Aymara view is that all elements in nature have a spiritual essence that can influence their surroundings, including human beings.
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Traditionally Hazara communities live in villages with flat-roofed houses built of mud or stone. The houses overlook a central courtyard that gives residents a view of the valleys where the people till the land to produce crops such as wheat, barley, legumes, cucumbers and fruits.
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Wayang Kamasan was originally used as an offering to express a sense of love, a very sincere sense of art. So the best is dedicated to the temple, in the Balinese Ceremony.
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Usually for special projects, for the temple, like yesterday at the temple, we use natural colors, because we want to give the best, for God, as the best offering, we offer it.
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Yemen, a country located in the southwestern part of the Arabian Peninsula, holds immense historical and cultural significance. Its geographical location has made it a strategic trading center throughout history, linking Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. Understanding Yemeni culture offers a glimpse into the rich influences that have shaped the region over millennia.
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The combination of favorable climates, closeness to nature, and clean air and water in these regions creates healthful conditions for longevity. Another key quality of these regions is plant-based nutrition. The residents consume large quantities of vegetables, fruits, legumes, and whole grains. And one particular vegetable is most commonly consumed by Blue Zone residents – squash, although each r
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In today’s hectic world, where stress and fast-paced living seem to prevail, certain places stand out as hotspots where people live exceptionally long lifespans while experiencing vibrant health. These unique regions, known as Blue Zones, have captured the attention of researchers and health enthusiasts alike. But what is the Blue Zones Project, and how does it relate to longevity? These regions h
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