Parks and public gardens of Kazan

Parks and public gardens of Kazan

Context

In 2005, on the verge of celebrating its 1000th anniversary, the city of Kazan undertook a rapid and significant transformation: among many initiatives, it resolved its issues of dilapidated housing in the city center,

Manaragat Festival: Preserving culture, sustaining society

Manaragat Festival: Preserving culture, sustaining society

Context

Catbalogan city is a former fishing village, established in 1596 by Jesuit missionaries, located in western Samar, one of the tree provinces of the island of Samar, Philippines’ third largest island.

Rebuild Lac-Mégantic

Rebuild Lac-Mégantic

Background

Lac-Mégantic is the central town of the Regional County Municipality (RCM) of Le Granit, located in the far southeast part of the Estrie region.

Youth and cultural citizenship in Yopougon

Youth and cultural citizenship in Yopougon

1. Context

With a population of 1,071,000, and located in the city of Abidjan, Yopougon is a lively cultural centre where youth, artists, cultural entrepreneurs, and non-profit organisations, all play an essential role.

Val-de-Marne, the H2-OH! Festival

Val-de-Marne, the H2-OH! Festival

1. Context

Val-de-Marne is located in the "inner" suburbs to the southeast of Paris, with a population of 1.35 million and an area of 250 square kilometres.

Traditional pig roast Festival in Talca

Traditional pig roast Festival in Talca

1. Context

The city of Talca, which in Mapuche means "the sound of thunder", was founded in 1741. Historically, it was the last frontier between Spanish imperialists and the Mapuche population. The most recent 2013 census noted the city's population to be at 253,742.

Solo, the Spirit of Java

Solo, the Spirit of Java

1. Context

Surakarta, known as Solo City, is in the Central Java Province of Indonesia. The city is a "melting pot" of ethnic (Arab, China, India, etc.) and religious (Muslims, Christians, Buddhist, Hindu, etc.) diversity.