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Turkish Occupation of Cyprus Destroys Christian Culture

05/28/2022 Cyprus (International Christian Concern) – The Turkish invasion of the island of Cyprus has led to the destruction of the ancient Christian and Cypriot culture. The NATO country has occupied the EU member island nation since 1974. Some 40,000 Turkish soldiers remain in the northern part of the country after Turkey established the Turkish …

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Weaving together culture and a colonialist past – University Times

Natural History Museum spotlights Pacific Islander tapa and woven mats Brightly patterned fabrics made of plant fiber – one with maroon and black leaves contrasting with a cream background, for instance – are used for clothes, bedding and wall hangings in some Pacific Islander cultures. Those fabrics, called tapa, and woven mats are on display …

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Belton families celebrate graduates with cultural traditions

Recent grads Charles Ilaoa and Taylor Hiile Quereto Medeiros received laws and smiles from loved ones after Belton High School’s graduation ceremony, Thursday. BELTON, Texas – Thousands of students have walked the graduation stage to receive diplomas and degrees in Central Texas this May, making themselves and their families proud. From cheers, to hugs and …

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Lisa Aitken on immersing herself in Egyptian culture which squash is king

IN her quest to reach the upper echelons of her chosen sport, Lisa Aitken has chosen to work like an Egyptian. The Scotland No.1 has taken the bold step of immersing itself in the country where squash is king, more a way of life than a pastime. Seven of the top 10 men in the …

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bond between India and Italy is based on common values: Vincenzo de Luca

In this interview, Italy’s Ambassador to India, Vincenzo de Luca speaks of the significance of culture in the relations between India and Italy. Vincenzo de Luca, the Ambassador of Italy, has been a career diplomat since 1989. Over the years, he has been given several assignments at the Foreign Ministry and at the diplomatic representations …

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‘We want Filipinos to hug themselves’: the P-pop stars reconnecting with their culture | Philippines

Vocal coach Zebedee Zuñiga twists his hand in the air, and the melody of a tender, haunting lullaby, Ili Ili Tulog Anay, begins. “Little one, little one, sleep now / Your mother is not here / She went to buy some bread,” sing the six members of Alamat, sitting in a circle. Then hip-hop beats …

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Artist Blends Polish Paper Cutting With Cajun Culture | Illinois News

By LEIGH GUIDRY, The Daily Advertiser ELTON, La. (AP) – Sam Wróbel has gone from a kid in Chicago cutting paper to an adult in southwest Louisiana cutting paper – professionally. Wróbel, whose last name is Polish for sparrow, studied art in college and worked for years as a sign artist, making mostly illustration-type artwork …

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