In mid-May, the Berkeley community was devastated by the closing from another beloved local landmark, Shattuck Cinemas. This, unfortunately, is not an isolated incident. Since the start of the pandemic, there has been an increase in turnover for local businesses downtown and on Telegraph Avenue due to fewer customers andRead More →

The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) supports the relaunch of the inspirational campaign German.Local.Culture. Restart of receptive tourism. Petra Hedorfer, Chief Executive Officer (CEO): “After two years of the Corona pandemic and in the context of the terrible war in Ukraine, the tourism industry is facing major challenges. In thisRead More →

MULTAN – Provincial Energy Minister Dr Akhtar Malik said on Monday that Pakistan’s outgoing government Tehreek-e-Insaf strongly believes in promoting local culture across the world. He voiced these views at a ceremony on Punjab Culture Day here at Tea House Multan. The provincial minister pointed out that the promotion ofRead More →

Katsuren-jo Castle Site © Uruma City School Board Beyond symbolic icons such as limestone castles, centenary citizens, the tricord sanshin and shisa (guardian lion dogs of the Ryukyu) perched on tiled rooftops, Japan’s southernmost archipelago has a distinct culture rooted in the deep history of the Ryukyu kingdom. From eatingRead More →

The “local” culture has changed since COVID-19. People who live and work in Aspen can no longer afford to eat at most local restaurants. The best of them has closed (Bamboo Bear). We no longer play in our backyard because the hike or bike ride at Maroon Bells is soRead More →

Through ANI BEIJING: In an effort to influence social media operations, China outsources social media work rather than paying individuals to post and promote the country’s government, local culture, and economic growth. Jordan Schneider in ChinaTalk said that nearly two decades after China began mobilizing its “fifty cent army” toRead More →

Beijing [China], Nov 11 (ANI): In an effort to influence social media operations, China outsources social media work rather than paying individuals to post and promote government, local culture and growth economy of the country. Jordan Schneider in ChinaTalk said that nearly two decades after China began mobilizing its “fiftyRead More →

CRAFT Known as a nation of perfectionists, “Craft” introduces travelers to the country’s traditional bakers, forward-thinking fashion designers and up-and-coming winemakers. Travelers will learn about Germany’s centuries-old craft techniques and the local artisans who help keep the country at the forefront of innovation and the arts. For example, Wimar inRead More →

To deepen the cultural differences between West and East – and explore what it would take for brands to succeed in China – we spoke with Siu Tang, Founder and Creative Director of The Orangeblowfish. Since the agency was founded in 2012, Tang has led the creative branding, rebranding, design,Read More →

The Deichman Bjørvika Library in Oslo was named the world’s best new public library. The annual award is given to a library in any country in the world that has excelled in combining open and functional architecture with creative computing solutions while involving digital technologies and local culture. The PublicRead More →

Feeding off this sudden connectivity, a post-lockdown exchange between clubs in major cities was joined by lesser-known names, with representatives from nascent scenes like Xiamen and Hangzhou forming a moving congress during the summer months of 2020. “Every weekend, everyone was partying, the people from Elevator in Shanghai, OIL inRead More →

The culture of a place often determines its destiny. And this culture, more often than not, was established by its founders. It has been widely observed, for example, that New York’s open, global and multicultural mercantile culture derives in part from the Dutch ethics of its founding era. A veryRead More →