Yakutsk's National Holiday

Yakutsk's National Holiday

1. Context

Yakutsk, 6.5 hours in plane from Moscow, is the largest city in the permafrost zone of Russia. It was founded in 1632 on the left Bank of the Lena river. Yakutsk is the capital of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia) and has the largest port on the river.

Volgograd’s children folk dance

Volgograd’s children folk dance

1. Context

Volgograd, better known as Stalingrad, was the site of the 1943 defeat of Nazi troops, which became a turning point in World War II.

Ulaanbaatar Public Art Week

Ulaanbaatar Public Art Week

1. Context

LAM 360° (Land Art Mongolia, LAM) is a biennial art festival located in Mongolia. LAM focuses on land art as a form of spatial visualisation of the relations between nature, culture and social policies.

Surakarta’s Hallasan Urban Play

Surakarta’s Hallasan Urban Play

1. Context

Surakarta City, or more commonly known as Solo City, is the centre of cultural development from the Mataram era to the present. Solo is the birthplace of drama art, which later became better known as “Wayang Orang” and spread throughout the archipelago.

Kazan’s House of Friendship of Nations

Kazan’s House of Friendship of Nations

1. Context

Kazan, the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan, is Russia’s most multicultural city with representatives of more than 115 nationalities.

Raymikuna

Raymikuna

1.Context

The Province of Azuay, located in the southern part of Ecuador, has a population of 712,127 according to the 2010 INEC census.

Raymikuna

Raymikuna

1.Context

The Province of Azuay, located in the southern part of Ecuador, has a population of 712,127 according to the 2010 INEC census.

The creation of Minwashin

The creation of Minwashin

1. Context

For 8000 years, the Anishinaabe have lived the Abitibi-Témiscamingue. After a law was passed in 1876, First Nations children were forced to attend residential schools and reserves were created, resulting in these groups losing their culture and language.