Saint Patrick’s Day

Poster Saint Patrick’s Day is March 17. Lá fhéile Pádraig sona dhuit! = Happy St Patrick’s Day to you! Greetings to our friends in Ireland and our Irish friends around the world. What began as a religious feast day honoring St Patrick (Patricius, or Padraig) has become an international festival. Hashtag: #StPatricksDay Questions Sláinte! What are …

International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS)

Launched in 1965, the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) is a professional association that works for the conservation and protection of cultural heritage places around the world. Key Links http://www.icomos.org https://www.facebook.com/ICOMOSinternational https://twitter.com/icomos Tweets by ICOMOS Calendar On April 18, @ICOMOS celebrates the International Day for Monuments and Sites. http://www.icomos.org/en/what-we-do/focus/18-april-international-day-for-monuments-and-sites Hashtag: #IDMS Planeta.com World …

El Foco

Friends in Mexico City recommend watching El Foco, a walking tour of the streets, neighborhoods, legends and historical sites led by Hector de Mauleon (@hdemauleon) and Viveka Duncan (@sobrelago). The program airs Sundays, 530pm on @adn40mx. Key Links http://www.adn40.mx http://live.adn40.mx http://www.adn40.mx/videoteca/cultura/el-foco YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiqVUSpP_FNeKJTD-VMDhxQ Twitter @elfocoadn40 @hdemauleon @sobrelago, @adn40mx Embedded Tweets I love maps !! So y'all …

Clark County Museum

Photo One of our favorite museums, Clark County Museum celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2018. The new temporary exhibit “50 Years of Preserving History: A Celebration of the Golden Anniversary of the Clark County Museum” runs through August 26, 2018. Hashtag: #ClarkMuseum50 The museum is located in Henderson, Nevada and is owned and operated by …

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8 and commemorates the movement for women’s rights.While the first observance of a Women’s Day was held on February 28, 1909 in New York, March 8 was suggested by the 1910 International Woman’s Conference to become an “International Woman’s Day.” After women gained suffrage in Soviet Russia …

Intangible Cultural Heritage

Buzzwords Intangible Cultural Heritage = ICT Intangible cultural heritage, transmitted from generation to generation, is constantly recreated by communities and groups in response to their environment, their interaction with nature and their history, and provides them with a sense of identity and continuity. – 2003 Convention for Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage Also see: Intangible …

Calendar

Photo Months January – Enero – Januar February – Febrero – Februar March – Marzo – März April – Abril – April May – Mayo – Mai June – Junio – Juni July – Julio – Juli August – Agosto – August September – Septiembre September October – Octubre – Oktober November – Noviembre – …

History

History is the study of the past as it is described in written documents. Events occurring before written record are considered prehistory. It is an umbrella term that relates to past events as well as the memory, discovery, collection, organization, presentation, and interpretation of information about these events.- Wikipedia Elsewhere on the Web http://www.interestingtimespodcast.com/2017/118-italian-fascism-part-seven-meagan-zurn-on-antonio-gramsci/ http://www.interestingtimespodcast.com/2017/118-italian-fascism-part-seven-meagan-zurn-on-antonio-gramsci/ …