Hair plays an important role in many cultures. Here we have collected a few interesting traditions around the world with respect to a baby's first haircut.
What are sustainable and responsible tourism? We explore how tourism can be both good and bad for culture, and what the focus of sustainable tourism means for preserving natural and cultural heritage.
Today, we look at a new memoir by Clemantine Wamariya, a Rwandan genocide survivor who moved across seven African countries in six years before coming to the United States, and how her story reflects the struggles many refugees face.
From February 21st through the 24th, the Smithsonian will once again be hosting their annual Mother Tongue Film Festival, showcasing a collection of films that celebrate linguistic and cultural diversity.
U.S. Air Forces Africa and the Rwandan Defense Force recently announced the launch of the African Partnership Flight in Kigali, Rwanda, from March 4-8.
Learn more about winter solstice and some of the ways it is celebrated around the world.
Bridging cultures and understanding people from different nations is an arduous task. There are so many avenues and mediums to learn about different cultures ranging from books to movies, lectures, songs, poetry, blogs, social media and the like. But imagine something different, something more real and interactive.
In many cultures tea is much more than a drink. It is a ritual with both personal and social significance. So how did that happen?
Check out the below article and video to learn more about Persian Ta'arof, a style (or art) of social etiquette, that requires people to sometimes engage in absurd behavior or practices.