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The story of the first Russian band to learn the Venezuelan cuatro

Grenada, founded in 1973, first came across the stringed instrument by chance. The purchase of a cuatro in Russia was the beginning of a journey that led Grenada to the knowledge and use of this stringed instrument, a symbol of…

Outdated Narratives Have Humanity in a Downward Spiral—It’s Time to Tell ‘Stories for Life’

A short film and narratives project “Stories for Life” seeks to bring about the shift in culture that humanity needs to survive. By April M. Short The stories we do and don’t tell about ourselves and these times in which…

A meeting between women: Experience, force and communication

On the 5th of March, at 7 pm, in the Annette Cabelli space (Ribera de Curtidores, 2 – Madrid), a meeting will occur between women who will talk about themselves and their social actions. The event is organized by Convergencia…

Peso Pluma or the hypocrisy and conservatism of elites

The opinion column by Chilean Alberto Mayol entitled “Sometimes you have to listen to the voice of the narco”, a political analyst associated with the left, in which he argues that the invitation to Peso Pluma to participate in the…

15 October: The beginning of an intellectual revolution with “L’Encyclopédie” by Diderot and D’Alembert

15 October 1750 marks a milestone in the history of illustration and the spread of knowledge. On that day, two leading French philosophers, Denis Diderot and Jean le Rond d’Alembert, began work on what would become one of the most…

Art Weave: A Tapestry of Life and the Arts

An exuberant, bursting orange sun against a blue sky hovering over a row of tiny hills and fields. Benguet blooming with the vibrant colors of the sunflower. A lush landscape beckoning towards the orange sun sending out sunshine rays as…

Baguio Central University Celebrates the Culmination of Buwan ng Wika

by Arlene Agbasil Mintas and Genevieve Balance Kupang Baguio Central University (BCU), under the auspices of the College of Teacher Education and Liberal Arts (CTELA), marked the festive culmination of Buwan ng Wika (BnW: Language Month) at the BCU Function…

The enormous challenges of linguistic diversity in Peru

Public policies are needed that address the scale of the problem according to its urgency, and this is not what the administration of Dina Boluarte and Alberto Otárola seems to be emphasising. The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed the International…

The Royal Asiatic Society Korea: Hanok Preservation and Cultural Excursion into Bukchon Hanok Village, Seoul City

June 3rd, 2023. During a pleasant sunny Saturday afternoon in Seoul city, a group of enthusiasts gathered to set foot on a cultural excursion called “A Deep Dive into the History of Hanok Preservation in Bukchon” led by Robert J.…

Veronica Lynn, Cuba’s biggest acting face

We often want to escape reality or inhabit other bodies in order to live sublime experiences, and it is towards these sensations that the performance of Cuban actress Verónica Lynn leads us when she abandons her skin to become art.…

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