Posts Categorized: Music and Dance

Date Posted: June 01, 2016

  They say that health is important, probably the most important component in our lives. Without health we practically have nothing. So why is it that children in the Western world are given physical education classes only once per week while Math and Language lessons are given nearly daily? Will math or language save your… Read more »

Date Posted: October 22, 2014

Once a year, towards the end of October or the beginning of November, something amazing happens all across India, Malaysia and Singapore. A unification of Hindu and Sikh followers gather in various locations and begin to celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights.   The festival dates back thousands of years, originally set as a festival… Read more »

Date Posted: July 07, 2014

Known for its distinctive culture, music and food, Spain has always been a country that stands out as a European nation and it has rapidly become one of the most influential countries in the world. Today, many people know just how colourful and flamboyant Spanish dress and festivals can be, but few know just how… Read more »

Date Posted: May 01, 2014

Every year in the South Indian State of Kerala in the town of Thrissur, the Elephant Festival takes place. Starting in early May and dating back over 200 years, the festival begins in the Vadakkunnathan Temple and over the course of the day spreads out to ten temples across the region which are: The Thiruvambadi… Read more »

Date Posted: March 12, 2014

Despite what many may perceive as a highly developed institutional system, the western world’s education has often been criticized as ‘lacking stimuli’ and ‘non-engaging’ with sources frequently citing that a lack of gripping material, exercises and frankly downright one-sided historical reference sets has damaged the young minds of this majorly influential region of the world…. Read more »

Date Posted: March 12, 2014

Among the various peoples of South America, it’s estimated that over 75% of all its inhabitants are Roman Catholic and over half of the total population speaks Portugese, however, among the remaining 25% of Protestants, Hindus & Muslims, the culture is varied and incredibly strong all over the region. Below we take a look at… Read more »

Date Posted: March 12, 2014

Throughout Asia, a variety of cultures and traditions meet and greet one another on a daily basis and this could be due to the conjoined landmass allowing travel so easily just via foot alone. This huge and incredibly diverse land is home to a variety of peoples speaking an even wider variety of languages. These… Read more »

Date Posted: March 12, 2014

With its origins based in 1993 in the Empire Polo Club, the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival began with a performance by rock band Pearl Jam, and although the band’s management used the site to boycott Ticketmaster, the success of the concert demonstrated just how well a larger-scale event would succeed. In 1999, the… Read more »

Date Posted: March 12, 2014

Only last weekend the pioneer electronic music festival, possibly even the world’s premiere electronic music event, Sonar Stockholm in Barcelona, came to a close. This year we saw amazing artists including Daphni, Clark, Floating Points, Abdulla Rashim, Sisy Eye and Nadja Chatti on the Friday, and Jon Hopkins, Aeroplane, TM404, Naomi Pilgrim, Downliners Sekt and… Read more »

Date Posted: March 12, 2014

Marking the start of the Chinese Calendar and also known as Chunjie (Spring Festival) in China, the Chinese New Year  is also known as Nian (Festival of the Year), Guo Nian (Passing of the Year) and Nongli Xinnian (New Year of the Agricultural Calendar) while Chinese New Year’s Day is known as Yuandan (The first… Read more »