National holiday “Yssyakh of Tuymaada” (summer festival)

National holiday “Yssyakh of Tuymaada” (summer festival)

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Yakutsk is an administrative and political, economic, cultural and scientific center, the capital of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia). Most populous city in the northeast of Russia, a major cultural and scientific center.

Culture as a means for the reconstruction of the social fabric, Querétaro

Culture as a means for the reconstruction of the social fabric, Querétaro

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Querétaro has been a cultural heritage site since 1996, encompassing one of the most significant historical monument areas of Mexico. The cultural variety includes food, languages, traditions and intense artistic activity.

Factories of arts and jobs in Mexico City - FAROS

Factories of arts and jobs in Mexico City - FAROS

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The Factories of Arts and Jobs ("Fábricas de Artes y Oficios - FARO") in Mexico City comprise four cultural venues located on the outskirts of the capital; specifically in the delegations of Iztapalapa, Tláhuac, Milpa Alta and Gustavo A. Madero.

The Cultural Policy of Mexico City

The Cultural Policy of Mexico City

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Mexico City, Federal District, is the capital and seat of the federal powers of the United Mexican States and the biggest city in the country. It is considered its main political, academic, economic, financial, business and cultural centre.

Medellin cultural policy 2002-2014: a public and sustainable cultural project

Medellin cultural policy 2002-2014: a public and sustainable cultural project

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Medellin, Colombia's second city, capital of the department of Antioquia, is located in the Cordillera Central in the Aburrá valley. As an Industrial city, it began providing clothing, fashion, education and health services.

Joburg Carnival

Joburg Carnival

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The City of Johannesburg (CoJ) is located in the plateau of the South African interior and is best known as the mining city since gold was discovered in the 1880’s.

Beit Shour old town: a corner of culture

Beit Shour old town: a corner of culture

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The city of Beit Sahour holds a huge legacy of customs and traditions due to its origins going back to the Bronze Age (3000 B.C.). The Canaanites inhabited its numerous caves as traces of inhabitants were found in these caves, going back to Roman times.