Mexico City’s Museo Nacional de Culturas Populares

Photo: TJ DeGroat, Museo Nacional de Culturas Populares Mexico City – The Museo Nacional de Culturas Populares (National Museum of Popular Cultures or MNCP), Avenida Hidalgo #289, corner with Allende, Colonia Del Carmen, Delegación Coyoacán, “fosters interest, respect and appreciation of its own cultural achievements among Mexican society, and promotes respect for the cultural pluralism …

Museums

Photo: Queensland Museum If you want to understand what makes a place tick, visit a museum. We would like to take a deep dive into museum attractions and activities that orient visitors and engage locals. Comments and suggestions are welcome. Definitions A museum is a ‘permanent institution in the service of society and of its development, …

Lalo Alcaraz

Twitter Avatar Key Links https://laloalcaraz.com https://www.gocomics.com/lacucaracha @laloalcaraz About: “La Cucaracha is a unique strip that provides a view of the world through the sharp, satiric lens of its young Latino characters and the fertile mind of acclaimed creator Lalo Alcaraz. Growing up on the U.S./Mexico border gave Lalo a dual outlook on life. He’s not …

Seven Magic Mountains

Photo: December Sky Can stacked, day-glo boulders be more than a tourist trap? Yes, with free admission. For those visiting (or living in Las Vegas) Seven Magic Mountains is a whimsical and ephemeral delight. Hashtag: #7magicmountains This land art installation will last only so long before it is disassembled. Its mission continues after the second year …

Māori

Photo The Māori are the Indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand / Aotearoa. They arrived from Polynesian islands before 1300 AD. They are the first known inhabitants before the Europeans arrived in the early 1800s. September 10-16 are the dates for the 2018 Māori Language Week / Te Wiki o te Reo Māori. The theme …

Afropop

Logo Afropop Worldwide – afropop.org – is an internationally syndicated weekly radio series, online guide to African and world music, and an international music archive, that has introduced American listeners to the music cultures of Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean since 1988. Our radio program is hosted by Georges Collinet from Cameroon, the radio …

European Year of Cultural Heritage

Logo 2018 was the European Year of Cultural Heritage. The European Year showcased the wealth and diversity of Europe’s cultural heritage, highlighting its role in driving economic and social development, and in creating a shared sense of identity and building Europe’s future. More than 6 million people took part in over 11,700 events across 37 …

Cultural Heritage

Photo: Australian Museum Cultural heritage = Legacy of physical artifacts and intangible attributes of a group or society that is inherited from past generations Quotes Maintaining one’s culture, values and traditions is beyond price. – Getano Lui Junior Elsewhere on the Web Australian Museum Embedded Tweets With 60 concrete EU actions that will run over …

Protecting our digital cultural heritage / Ayeye digital-kenhe arntarntareme

Photo: NDFNZ Keynote from NDFNZ 2018: Protecting our digital cultural heritage / Ayeye digital-kenhe arntarntareme presented by Shaun Angeles Penangke. Video Timestamps 2:00 Map of Australia 3:00 My people are very spiritual people. We are physical manifestations of our ancestral spirits. Our entire essence walks in spirit So when we mix the spiritual with the …

Marlene Ehrenberg Enríquez

Photo Marlene Ehrenberg Enríquez is a Mexican pioneer in the development of responsible travel and ecotourism. Her mantra: Promover Protegiendo. Starting her work in tourism in the 1968 Olympic games, Marlene has more than 40 years of experience in designing and organizing trips that are bespoke and out of the ordinary. She has a mastery …