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New York, Apr 18(Just Earth News): Young people from around the world on Monday joined United Nations staff and international dignitaries in Changsha, China, to show support for protecting and preserving the cultural heritage along the Silk Route. more
Watch out for these upcoming artists

Young and dynamic, these artists are here to stay. The contemporary art scene in the country is an exciting one. Many upcoming young artists have redefined the art scene like never before an ...

FEATURE: Cuba's rich musical heritage rooted in African rhythm

New York, Mar 25 (Just Earth News): For over 400 years, more than 15 million men, women and children were the victims of the tragic transatlantic slave trade - one of the darkest chapters in ...

Poetry gives us hope to scale and climb 'cloudy summits of our time' - UN cultural agency

New York, Mar 21 (Just Earth News): Poetry gives us hope, the United Nations cultural agency on Tuesday said, lauding verse's ability to shake us from everyday life and remind us of the surr ...

Nowruz a reminder that heritage helps make resilient, sustainable societies - UN cultural agency

New York, Mar 21 (Just Earth News): In a message on the occasion of Nowruz – the day that celebrates the arrival of the spring season – the head of the United Nations cultural ...

Multilingual education is 'absolutely essential,' UNESCO chief says on Mother Language Day

New York, Feb 22 (Just Earth News): Learning languages is a promise of peace, innovation and creativity, and will contribute to the achievement of global development goals, the head of the U ...

'Radio provides accessible, real-time medium to bridge divides,' UNESCO says on World Day

New York, Feb 14 (Just Earth News): Radio has never been so dynamic, engaging and important in the midst of deep change in ways to share and access information, the UN Educational, Scientifi ...

UN confirms destruction of sites in Palmyra, other ancient Syrian cities

New York, Jan 21 (Just Earth News): The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has confirmed the destruction of Palmyra’s famed tetrapylon and the f ...

Cultural traditions in Portugal, Uganda and Ukraine added to UNESCO heritage protection list

New York, Dec 1 (Just Earth News): With the current session of the United Nations committee tasked with safeguarding intangible cultural heritage under way, three cultural elements in Portug ...

UN committee on safeguarding intangible cultural heritage opens session in Ethiopia

New York, Nov 29 (Just Earth News): More than 300 artists and performers showcased the wealth of Ethiopia’s intangible cultural heritage in Addis Ababa on Sunday ahead of on Mondayâ ...