International Folk Art Market 2018

Santa Fe, New Mexico hosted the 2018 International Folk Art Market. Hashtag: #IFAM2018 Key Links https://www.folkartmarket.org/events-programs/international-folk-art-market-santa-fe https://www.folkartmarket.org https://www.facebook.com/folkartmarket Announcement https://twitter.com/ifamsantafe Tweets by ifamsantafe The 2018 Market is an event the world’s art and culture lovers won’t want to miss as 39 first-time artists join 123 returning artists, and two countries never before represented at the …

Finno-Ugric

Indigenous Peoples According to recent studies, the peoples that speak Finno-Ugric languages have lived in Europe for about ten millennia. It seems that before the Great Migration, primarily Finno-Ugric languages were spoken in Eastern and Central Europe. Today, almost 25 million people belong to the Uralic (Finno-Ugric and Samoyed) language family, living within an area …

World Heritage

Buzzwords A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties. Wikipedia World_Heritage_site 2018 42nd Session of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee #42whc How to tweet about …

Seven Magic Mountains, aka #7magicmountains

Photo: Windy Day Quotes Most people don’t know how beautiful the land is around Las Vegas, so I hope this inspires them to explore the city’s nature. – Ugo Rondinone Essay 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 …

Cultural Diversity Day

Poster. Image from downtown Las Vegas @Okudart mural May 21 is Cultural Diversity Day, officially the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development = Día Mundial de la Diversidad Cultural Para el diálogo y el desarrollo See culture Also see: Biodiversity Day (May 22) Background Three-quarters of the world’s major conflicts have a cultural dimension. …

Chocolate Festival of Belize

Poster Punta Gorda, Belize hosts the annual Cacao Festival May 18-20, 2018. The two main visitor events are the Saturday/Sunday Wine and Chocolate and Grande Finale. The Friday street fair is a great day, just less attended. The Friday Pre-Chocolate Fest Bash is expected to attract a more local crowd. X-Band will be performing. The …

Cinco de Mayo

Favorite Hashtags Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for “fifth of May”) is a special holiday in Mexico, primarily celebrated in the state of Puebla, with limited recognition elsewhere in the country. It’s also a popular celebration in the USA. The date commemorates the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France during the French-Mexican War. Festivities in the US …

Food, Health and Cultivating Communities

Photo: Caldo de Piedra Planeta.com’s Food, Health and Cultivating Communities dialogue highlights local food and slow food and everything delicious! Discussion continues on a number of social web channels, including Facebook, Flickr, Twitter and YouTube. “Come hungry,” says Planeta.com founder Ron Mader. “Foodies play a critical role in developing conscious and responsible travel and ecotourism, Choosing what …

Museums

Photo: Ron Mader, Wetlands 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. Ready for a party? International Museum Day is celebrated around the world on May 18 …

Chaco Culture National Historical Park

Roofdog Chaco Culture National Historic Park  became part of the US national park system (as a national monument) in 1907 and was designated a World Heritage Site in 1987. The park is one of twenty World Heritage sites in the USA. YouTube Google Maps Facebook https://www.facebook.com/FrackOffChaco Embedded Tweets For #WorldListeningDay, we're listening to the monsoon …