Cultural

Arth Ganga, Government’s Flagship Program To Clean Ganga And Its Tributaries

Asok Kumar, the National Mission for Clean Ganga’s Director General, recently discussed the Arth Ganga approach in his virtual keynote speech for the Stockholm World Water Week 2022. The World Water Week has been held annually since 1991 as a way for the Stockholm International Water Institute to address water-related issues on a worldwide scale. …

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Six Playlists To Get Your Dance on From South Korea’s 1MILLION Dance Studio

Based in Seoul, South Korea, 1MILLION Dance Studio originally started in a basement in 2014. It has since grown in both size and cultural significance, welcoming students from all over the world, establishing itself as one of South Korea’s most-prized dance agencies, and representing some of the top dancers and choreographers in Asia and around …

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Integrating culture and tourism major goal of document

Tong Zhengming (1st L), an intangible cultural heritage inheritor, displays bamboo weaving techniques of Qiang ethnic group at a folk custom garden in Ningqiang county, Northwest China”s Shaanxi province, Sept 7, 2022. [Photo/Xinhua] China recently unveiled its cultural development plan for the 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-25) period, stressing that culture is not only the soul …

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Self-serve fuel bowser on Eyre Highway to bring jobs and tourism opportunities to Yalata

For the first time in 20 years, the Yalata Anangu community on South Australia’s far west coast has access to its own fuel, and jobs and tourism opportunities are expected to flow. Key points: The Yalata Anangu community has opened a self-serve fuel outlet on the Eyre Highway It plans to open a roadhouse serving …

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Workstation in Xinjiang village to study tourism

Toglug village in Turpan, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, is known for its traditional Uygur mud-brick buildings. [Photo by YAN ZHIHONG/FOR CHINA DAILY] A workstation has been launched in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region to promote sustainable tourism and cultural development. Jointly created by Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, and Xinjiang University, it is …

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In search of better way to safeguard cultural heritage

ANN/PHNOM PENH POST – Cambodia is playing host to an international conference to find effective measures and solutions to protect cultural heritage and prevent looting of historical artefacts and heritage items, which kicked off in Siem Reap and will run tomorrow with the theme “International Conference on Cultural Property Protection: The Prevention of the Illicit …

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China-Kazakhstan cooperation highlighted in digital exhibition

Government officials and business leaders wear VR glasses to experience the landscapes of Kazakhstan during a digital tourism exhibition on Tuesday in Beijing. [Photo for chinadaily.com.cn] Kazakhstan, a key country supporting the Belt and Road Initiative, said it is carrying out various cooperation projects with China in the digital sector and eyeing more Chinese visitors …

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Guideline for cultural development during 2021-25 period unveiled

Residents read books at a library in Handan, Hebei province, on April 23, 2022. [Photo/Xinhua] China’s cultural and art sectors should take the people as their focal point and uphold high standards during their activities, according to the nation’s cultural development plan for the 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-25) period. The general offices of the Communist …

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IFTM online tourism training program for Portuguese-speaking Countries on “Capacity Building for Sustainable Cultural Heritage Management”

MACAU, August 11 – The Global Center of Tourism Education and Training of the Macao Institute for Tourism Studies (IFTM) successfully held virtually a training program on 14 – 15 June 2022 on “Capacity Building for Sustainable Cultural Heritage Management”. As Macao serves as a Commercial and Trade Co-operation Service Platform between China and Portuguese-speaking …

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Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs launches program to train next generation of nonprofit leaders

The Iowa Department of Culture Affairs has selected 11 Iowa arts, culture, history and humanities organizations to participate in its first Iowa Culture Leadership Cohort program. The two-year program runs now through June 30, 2024, and is designed to help participants build leadership skills and increase organizational capacity in areas including operations, sustainability and programming. …

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