cross cultural dialogue
The First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, will host and chair the African Women Intercultural Dialogue [...] The educative event put together by All Africa Media Network is to mark the 2017 International Women's Day Celebration in Africa.The intercultural dialogue will dissect negative cultural practices that condone violence against women and also deliberate with leaders of the social institutions that hinged on religious, cultural or social issues.
The new director of the Vatican museums, Barbara Jatta, presented a new multimedia web site to journalists at the Vatican press office on Monday. The user-friendly site, available in Italian, English, French, Spanish and German, contains thousands of images plus over fifty videos and virtual tours and has taken almost three years to complete.
Nicholas Thomas is the director of Cambridge’s Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. He likens museums to regions and nations in which all sorts of disparate elements are brought together [...] The thrust of his ruminations on the nature of collections is that, like collections of people, the sum is greater than the parts because of the dialogues, conversations, connections and interactions between inanimate objects as well as people.
Cuba's Roberto Gomez had a single night free on his first trip to San Francisco, part of a short performance visit in his role as lead guitarist for singer-songwriter Carlos Varela, often referred to as "The Bob Dylan of Cuba," and "The Poet of Havana." Gomez might have chosen to head to any number of clubs, restaurants or other social gathering places in one of the most vibrant and culturally rich cities in the U.S.
Traveling to places like Finland, Ukraine, Poland, Costa Rica, Mexico, Romania, and Japan may seem to be only a dream for most children but through 4-H, almost anything is possible. The 4-H IFYE Association of the USA Inc. and the States 4-H International Exchange Program both conduct international exchange programs and cross-cultural education while promoting global awareness.
It's a unique cultural exchange as Indian and Iranian artists gather together to revive age-old creative links between the two countries. And for some, on the Iranian side, it's an eye-opening experience. Iranian calligrapher Ali Kheairi, who is visiting India for the first time, is happy as he gets a chance to discuss and explore his craft with people from another country.
His birthday wishes to his Pakistani counterpart have rekindled hopes that the stalled negotiations between India and Pakistan are about to resume. At least this, a section in the Pakistani press believes. In fact, Pakistan’s Express Tribune has quoted an Indian diplomat in today’s edition saying that the Indian premier might review his current strategy towards Pakistan
The Polish embassy and the cultural centre are making efforts to connect and collaborate with India through cultural exchange. And visual artists seem to strike the right chord to have creative conversations across cultures. Mutual ignorance is a major constraint on stronger bilateral cooperation between Poland and India.