UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists
The Lists of Intangible Cultural Heritage are established by UNESCO aiming to ensure the better protection of important intangible cultural heritages worldwide and the awareness of their significance....
UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists - Wikipedia
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Gyrfalcon - Wildlife Facts
The Gyrfalcon ( Falco rusticolus ) also known by the abbreviation gyr is an Arctic bird of prey and considered the world’s largest falcon species. They breed in the circumpolar region on Arctic...
Gyrfalcon - Wildlife Facts
The Gyrfalcon ( Falco rusticolus ) also known by the abbreviation gyr is an Arctic bird of prey and considered the world’s largest falcon species. They breed in the circumpolar region on Arctic...
Harris's Hawk
The Harris's hawk ( Parabuteo unicinctus ) is a medium-large sized bird of prey found in from North America southward to Central and South America. Their range extends from the southwestern United...
Harris's Hawk
The Harris's hawk ( Parabuteo unicinctus ) is a medium-large sized bird of prey found in from North America southward to Central and South America. Their range extends from the southwestern United...
The tyranny of olive oil
Olive oil is known as the "healthy alternative" to butter, but does that matter to real cooks and consumers? Get their opinions and the fast facts on butter, olive oil and saturated fats.
Altai Mountains horse-riders who practice the 4,000-year-old art of eagle hunting
A photographer has captured a stunning set of images displaying the 4,000-year-old art of eagle hunting. The images were taken by Tariq Zaidi, who travelled to the desolate Altai Mountains, which run ...
Preliminary Results Suggest Mediterranean Diet Reduces Breast Cancer Risk
A new study suggests there may be a way for women to dramatically reduce their risk of breast cancer, without cutting calories, losing weight or taking medication. Women who were randomly assigned to ...
Mediterranean Diet Decreases Vulnerability To Uterine Cancer, Claims Study
published in the May 27 issue of the British Journal of Cancer has established positive links between Mediterranean diet and reduced risks of uterine cancer. Cristina Bosetti of the Istituto di Ricerc...
'Flamenco Is a Music That Has No End'
Flamenco has existed since the eighteenth century, and today is a tradition around the globe. But flamenco’s roots remain strongest in its birthplace, in Andalusia, in southern Spain, and the region’s...
Alcohol Top 'Active Ingredient' in Mediterranean Diet
Moderate alcohol intake may be the single biggest contributor to the Mediterranean diet's longevity benefit, accounting for 23.5% of the effect in a prospective cohort study. Surprisingly, the high ra...
Flamenco
Videotape disintegrates, memories fade. Here are some classic flamenco performances, preserved afcianados everywhere La videocinta se desintegra, las memoria...
Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity
The Proclamation of Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity was made by the Director-General of UNESCO starting in 2001 to raise awareness on intangible cultural heritage and enco...
Ichikawa Danjūrō I
Ichikawa Danjūrō I (初代 市川 段十郎, Shodai Ichikawa Danjūrō) (1660–1704) was an early kabuki actor in Japan. He remains today one of the most famous of all kabuki actors and is considered one of the most i...
Ichikawa Danjūrō I - Wikipedia
Gyrfalcon - Wildlife Facts
The Gyrfalcon ( Falco rusticolus ) also known by the abbreviation gyr is an Arctic bird of prey and considered the world’s largest falcon species. They breed in the circumpolar region on Arctic...
Mudiyettu
Mudiyett or Mudiyettu is a traditional ritual theatre and folk dance drama from Kerala that enacts the mythological tale of a battle between the goddess Kali and the demon Darika. The ritual is a par...
Mudiyettu - Wikipedia
The tyranny of olive oil
Olive oil is known as the "healthy alternative" to butter, but does that matter to real cooks and consumers? Get their opinions and the fast facts on butter, olive oil and saturated fats.
Matsunosuke Onoe
Matsunosuke Onoe (尾上 松之助, Onoe Matsunosuke, September 12, 1875 – September 11, 1926), sometimes known as Medama no Matchan ("Eyeballs" Matsu), was a Japanese actor. His birth name is Tsur...
Matsunosuke Onoe - Wikipedia
Mario Escudero
Mario Escudero Valero Jiménez Valverde (October 11, 1928 – November 19, 2004) was one of a handful of Spanish flamenco guitar virtuosos who helped spread flamenco beyond their homeland when they migra...
Cheoyongmu
Cheoyongmu is a representative Korean mask dance based on the legend of Cheoyeong (처용, 處容), a son of the Dragon King of the Eastern Sea. It is also the oldest surviving Korean court dance created duri...
Cheoyongmu - Wikipedia
Duende (art)
Duende or tener duende ("having duende") loosely means having soul, a heightened state of emotion, expression and authenticity, often connected with flamenco. The artistic and especially musical term ...
Magnificent Petra: A Photo Essay
We often aren’t very good with ruins or “must see” tourist attractions, but Petra blew us away and exceeded every expectation. We’d read a lot about it in advance but we just weren’t prepared for the ...
The Higher They Climb, The Harder They Fall
In the city of Tarragona, Spain, castellers gather every two years to see who can build the highest, most intricate human castles. It requires astonishing strength, finesse, and balance. Not to mentio...
Flamenco
Flamenco ([flaˈmeŋko]) is a form of Spanish folk music and dance from the region of Andalusia in southern Spain. It includes cante (singing), toque (guitar playing), baile (dance) and jaleo, which ref...
Phrygian dominant scale
In music, the Phrygian dominant scale is the fifth mode of the harmonic minor scale, the fifth being the dominant. Also called the altered Phrygian scale, harmonic minor perfect fifth below, dominant ...