Category: folk song
Along roadsides throughout Argentina we notice mystical shrines with red flags flying around them. Discover the folk saint Gauchito Gil.
First thing you see when you arrive at the center of Bolzano is the monument in memory of the great poet Walther von der Vogelweide, the Minnesinger of Bolzano. He was a Minnesinger that probably lived in South Tyrol in Northern Italy around the year 1200.
Traveling and discovering is sometimes about being in the right place on the right day, for us that day was today, when India celebrates Ganesha Chaturthi. This festival is also popularly called Vinayaka Cavithi or Vinayaka Chaturthi. It’s celebrated in honor of Lord Ganesha, the elephant-headed god, remover of obstacles, the god of beginnings and…
Discover the Gotipua folk dance tradition from Odisha that survives in the heritage village Raghurajpur on the banks of river Bhargabi.
Discover Myths and Folklore of Harela or day of green – Festival of the Kumaoni people of Uttarakhand. Harela is celebrated for welcoming the rainy season, the new harvest and to commemorate the wedding anniversary of goddess Parvati and Lord Shiva.
Violeta Parra was a folklorist and an ethnomusicologist, a poet, a musician, a painter, a sculptor and a tapestry maker. Above all, however, her work captured Chile’s history, its culture, and its pain.
O Tannenbaum, O Christmastree…
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