Cultural Diversity

23.07.2009-25.07.2009: Lullaby singing in Linz

On July 22nd people in Linz took part singing lullabies, children songs and melodies from their cultures and childhood with us. Those songs were later on shared internationaly with Buenos Aires, Argentina during the presentation of Live Bit Arrorró. Althoug we speak different languages, songs are without barriers and able to touch people’s heart deeply.

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Mongolian Neo-Nazis rise against China

Time magazine reports on the disturbing rise of nationalistic neo-Nazi groups in Mongolia, many of whom are vehemently anti-Chinese.

Mongolia, which just played host to UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon, may need to do something about this problem as it wants…

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Presentation of the Arrorró Live Bit

Presentation of the Arrorró Live Bit: Pflasterspektakel artists give live renditions of lullabies together with singers in Argentina.

See you then!

http://www.arrorrolullabies.com.ar/blog/

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Cultural Diversity: voestalpine asks: What’s the next step towards the future?

UNESCO’s constitution adopted in 1945 established maintaining and fostering cultural diversity as the organization’s mission, since a few cultures have been increasingly dominating other ones. Join our discussion of the next step to a better future, and send us your…

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China planning to raze oldest part of Kashgar

I’ve always had a strange fascination with Xinjiang, the westernmost province of China. It seems an entire world away from the bustle of the east with its megapolises of Beijing and Shanghai, not to mention all the other industrial monstrosities.…

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Cultural Diversity

Cultural Diversity is one of our topics very simply because most cultures on a worldwide scale are under threat from a handful of dominant cultures. What does it take, for example, to convince children to be as proud and interested…

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