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India’s soft power and cultural diplomacy often rise to the occasion

When Natalie Di Luccio, a classic Italian-Canadian singer from Toronto, sings Bollywood hit songs – “Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na” and “Pehla Nasha”, Luo Ping – a Chinese reality TV show, Super Idol contestant 13 sings ‘Tujh main rab dikhta hai’ from Shah Rukh Khan movie, American school choir decide to sing hit Tamil song […]

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Ukraine’s culture minister says Russia is destroying cultural sites

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg speaks during a press statement ahead of an extraordinary meeting of NATO foreign ministers at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, March 4. (Yves Herman/AP) NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on Friday denounced the “brutal” Russian invasion of Ukraine, and condemned the attacks on civilians and on the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant […]

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The National Library of Lebanon acts as a cultural refuge in these difficult times

Eighteen months after the 2020 Beirut port explosion, which left thousands of buildings in ruins, the National Library of Lebanon has reopened, following the restoration of the complex of Ottoman buildings in which it resides. Marked by an inauguration ceremony last week attended by Prime Minister Najib Mikati and Minister of Culture Mohammad Mortada, a […]

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A week of important political and cultural milestones

This article is an on-site version of our The Week Ahead newsletter. Sign up here to receive the newsletter straight to your inbox every Sunday Hello and welcome to the working week. There will likely be a lot of uncertainty over the next seven days as European foreign ministers prepare for meetings with Moscow to […]

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Government to set up commission for Georgian cultural center project in Jordan

The Georgian government will set up a commission to develop the concept of a Georgian cultural center near the baptism site of Jesus Christ in Jordan, Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili said on Monday. The cultural center will be launched on land donated by the Jordanian royal family to Georgia earlier this month, a development […]

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Academics and Cultural Leaders Write Open Letter to Kerala CM Calling for SilverLine Project Freeze – The New Indian Express

Through Express press service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A group of renowned scholars and cultural leaders in Kerala wrote an open letter to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday, urging him to declare a freeze on the SilverLine semi-high speed train project, until A diligent articulation of priorities in making a New Kerala is in place. Signatories include […]

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Closure of the city: leisure, cultural facilities; Orillia Transit continues

“As a municipality, we strongly support the measures of the province,” said the mayor of Ontario at the amendment of the second stage of the roadmap for the reopening PRESS RELEASECITY OF ORILLIA*************************Effective Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at 12:01 a.m., the province of Ontario is temporarily moving to an amended second stage of the Roadmap […]

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Program to promote the construction of cultural life over the period 2021-2026 | Culture – Sports

Illustrative image (Source: Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism) Hanoi (VNA) – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam signed a decision approving a program to implement the movement “All peoples remain united to build a cultural life»Over the period 2021-2026. The objectives of the program are to continue to expand the movement in a deep, […]

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“Cultural Treasure”: 156-year-old Karnataka school where Shivaram Karanth taught has been demolished

Literature enthusiasts and local residents of Puttur are dismayed that the school where polymath Shivaram Karanth taught has been demolished without permission from the state government. From the outside it looked like any of the one-story, tiled-roof public schools built by the British in India. But it sparked a sense of magic in the hearts […]

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Sharjah and Italian officials to stimulate Arab-European cultural exchanges

Ahmed bin Rakkad Al Ameri, President of SBA (center), accompanied by Khoula Al Mujaini (left), Director of Fairs and Festivals, SBA; and Mansour Al Hassani (right), Sales Manager, SBA, during the virtual meeting with Rimini Meeting Image Credit: Provided Sharjah: The Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) signed a memorandum of understanding with the “Rimini Meeting”, the […]

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SA cultural collections to get a new home

A purpose-built $ 86 million facility in Adelaide will become the new home for South Australia’s significant cultural and artistic collections. The new center will not be open to the public and will replace existing inadequate and dilapidated storage facilities which often put valuable parts at risk of damage. Over 90% of South Australia’s cultural […]

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We have to follow our old cultural system: LG

JAMMU: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Saturday inaugurated the Jammu Municipal Corporation’s “Adopt-A-Park” program, which will provide local communities, welfare associations and other organizations with the opportunity to contribute to the maintenance and cleaning of neighborhood parks. Lieutenant Governor Inaugurates Jammu Municipal Corporation’s Adopt-A-Park Program No less than 17 public parks have already been adopted […]