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Family Celebration of the Commonwealth at Westminster Abbey

Family Celebration of the Commonwealth at Westminster Abbey

Today is our Commonwealth Family Day and we’re so excited to be celebrating the diverse range of cultures and a wide variety of art forms from across the Commonwealth. – Today has been wonderful. The people have been great. Once you see the people grooving to it you know you’re doing something nice and then …

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Xunantunich Mayan Ruins with Lunch in Belize | Carnival Cruise Line

The Carnival logo: A red, white, and blue Y-shaped ship horn.Xunantunich Mayan Ruins with Lunch; Belize City, Belize.A path leads to massive stone steps cut into a hillsideat the foot of the step pyramid.Guests explore the top of the pyramid,above the surrounding tree line.A woman turns to a friend, hops excitedly,and spreads her arms wide.More …

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2013 NEA National Heritage Fellowships Concert

2013 NEA National Heritage Fellowships Concert

? ? ? Sacred Harp singing ? ? ?[APPLAUSE] Ladies and gentlemen, our host for this evening, the voice and spirit behind public radio’s “American Routes,” Nick Spitzer. [APPLAUSE] [LAUGHTER] Thank you. Good evening and welcome to the 2013 NEA National Heritage Fellows concert. I love that. It is an ancient sound to soothe the …

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Celebrating Bastille Day in Paris, France (La Fête nationale – Le quatorze juillet)

Celebrating Bastille Day in Paris, France (La Fête nationale – Le quatorze juillet)

Well good morning from Paris. Today is the fourteenth of July which is a major national holiday. Today actually commemorates the storming of the Bastille and the start of the French Revolution. So there is a lot to celebrate. We’re going to go watch a military parade and then there is going to be fireworks …

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Inside China’s Edible Insect Industry (Part 2)

Inside China’s Edible Insect Industry (Part 2)

Hey! This is Mat from Vice’s Brooklin office, We’re picking up where we left off, with Vice’s China story on the culture of insect eating This is Inside China’s Edible Insect Industry (Part 2) Hey! It’s Josh. We’re in the Yangzhou’s country side, and I’m about to pick some bugs to eat for dinner. Originally …

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Royal Culture Festival to bring back splendor of Joseon Dynasty

Royal Culture Festival to bring back splendor of Joseon Dynasty

The third Royal Culture Festival has kicked off at Seoul’s Gyeongbokgung Palace. Traditional music, dances and re-enactment performances of royal culture will be featured during the ten-day event. Lee Unshin reports. Performers dressed in traditional Korean dresses, or hanbok, make a grand entrance to the main royal palace of Gyeongbokgung,…announcing the official beginning of the …