Master Shajarian

Introduction A voice that revived traditional Persian music and played a role like ferdowsi (a poet who preserved the Persian language for 900 years) in literature for the music world. A hero to the world of art who interlaced the...

Resilient Communities of Kathmandu Valley

Residents of Kathmandu Valley, for the first time, saw temples being closed and even barred from entering the sites due to Covid-19. Most of the festivals were cancelled, which didn't even happen even after the devastating earthquake of 2015. Only...

Mongolian Culture and Heritage

The culture of the Central Asian steppes expresses itself vividly in the lifestyle of traditional nomadic practices. Mongolian culture has been in practice in the nomadic life and the traditions surrounding the nomad’s home (ger). And it is present in...

Cultural Heritage in Conflict Areas

To professionals in the sector of cultural heritage and stewards who recognize its significance to us all, tangible objects and intangible traditions both possess more power than many realize. There is a reason why in times of conflict, historic buildings...

Gohori: Craft of Making a Series of Baskets

The Tharu people, who predominantly cover the east to west region of southern Nepal, have always worshiped nature and natural resources. These have been a significant part of their livelihood, contributing to their culture, economy, and ecology. Tharu women have...

Chogan and Horse Culture

The horse, a special animal that, ever since the beginning of civilization, has been tamed by humans. The creature has accompanied humans, from carrying loads to partaking in ceremonies. There’s not much information available on how exactly this animal was...

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