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.

Xi'an's rejuvenation of a world cultural metropolis

Xi'an's rejuvenation of a world cultural metropolis

1. Context

Xi’an, known as Chang’an in the past, is the starting point of the ancient Silk Road, and the political, economic and cultural centre of ancient China.

2020 Taiwan lantern festival in Taichung, the Dazzling City

2020 Taiwan lantern festival in Taichung, the Dazzling City

1. Context

Taichung City, with 2.81 million inhabitants, is located in central Taiwan. It is a densely populated and economically powerful city. Taichung is among the top 100 most visited cities in the world and was named the most liveable city in Taiwan by a CNN report.

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.

Oradea’s Art Nouveau

Oradea’s Art Nouveau

1. Context

Oradea, the capital City of Bihor County, is an important economic, social and cultural centre in north-western Romania. It is the 10th largest city in Romanian and has a population of 221,567.

Novosibirsk Turning the City into Museum

Novosibirsk Turning the City into Museum

1. Context

At 3,191 km from Moscow, Novosibirsk is the administrative centre of the Novosibirsk Region and the Siberian Federal District and is a large industrial, transport, business, scientific and cultural centre.