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  • Evanston Ethnic Arts Festival

    The 30th Annual Evanston Ethnic Arts Festival, which was located on Evanston’s lakefront, was eventful for me last weekend. There were many ongoing activities such as family craft activities, international cuisine, and live music by several performers. I got to experience the diversity of arts and culture from all over the world. I went there mainly to listen to one of the music performers named, Saraswathi Ranganathan, along with her ensemble of Raga Blues that consisted of guests that included origins from India, Africa and Spain- Morikeba played the African Kora, Mamadou Tama played the Senegalese Tama and finally, Carlo Basile played the Flamenco guitar. The performance started off with Morikeba singing and playing the African Kora simultaneously. The sound of the Kora really intrigued me. It resembled that of a harp where Morikeba used only his thumb and index finger of both hands to pluck at the strings. There was a recognizable pattern in terms of rhythm, the speed was quick in terms of tempo and there was a beat of eighth note in terms of meter. The instrument that followed after the African Koran was the Veena, which was performed by Saraswathi Ranganathan. This wooden plucked string instrument first originated in India and is mainly used in Carnatic classical music.…

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  • Summary: Polymer

    The next day, she would locate them and get answers to her questions. From there, she sketched out her ideas and used what she learned to make her own art. Her work approach requires her to be pleased with the color, flow, form and craftsmanship of all of her designs. In addition, it must meet her intent of creation and open a dialog between the viewer and the wearer. She keeps a visual diary of images that inspire her like furniture or color palettes. “My work is ALWAYS based on the…

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  • African Art Festival Research Paper

    Experiencing African Arts Festival African Art Festival is a St. Louis tradition in the city. It’s sponsored by Washington University, Saint Louis Zoo, Saint Louis Art Museum, Office of Minority Health, and Recycling on the Go organization. The festival was located in Forest Park in St. Louis. Over half of the park was filled with African artists, vendors, and african musicians and dancers. The festival was a three day long event. May 28th - until May 30th. Each day the event started at 10 and…

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  • Multicultural Club Discourse Community

    downtown Jackson which has become a tradition, and it is open to the community. Where some of the club members put up a display and prepare different dishes. We raise funds there for the club there in order to cover the club expenses, and we also learn more about other cultures. Which reminds me of the saying "kill two birds with one stone." Many of the club members look forward to the Jackson internationals food and art festival. For this year 2016, it was on October the third. More than five…

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  • Importance Of Festivals In Amritsar

    The vibrant tradition and culture of Amritsar is reflected in the fairs and the festivals of the city. So it is a good idea to visit the place during the festival season to enjoy the real flavor of Amritsar. Connote religious significance the festival and fairs of Amritsar are celebrated by the full of energy and fun in the festivals. 1. BASANT PANCHAMI Basant panchami is very popular festival in the city of Amritsar. The prime attraction of this occasion of Basant Panchami is the fair at…

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  • Igbo Culture: Elements Of The New Yam Culture

    Elements of the Igbo Culture The Igbo tribe culture is very bright and energetic. Every aspect of it offers something fun and colorful. The celebrations of the Igbo culture contributes to the fun and festive setting of the Igbo tribe. Much can be revealed about the Igbo culture through looking at their food, festivals, and weddings. There are many different festivals that take place in Igbo villages. One of these festivals is the New Yam festival. The New Yam festival is held through August…

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  • Descriptive Essay About New Orleans

    New Orleans Attraction New Orleans is a unique city, quite possibly the most unique in all the US. New Orleans is a very beautiful place. It has a lot of historical places to visit and learn about. When someone comes to New Orleans for vacation, they should go to the Bourbon Street, New Orleans cemeteries, and Voodoo Museum. First, no trip to the New Orleans is complete without a stop at Bourbon Street. This street is located right in the heart of the French…

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  • An Analysis Of The Tomorrowland Music Festival

    “The word “festival” is derived from the Latin festum, meaning to feast, and originally defined a day or special time of rejoicing or feasting, often in memory of some great happening.” – (Martin et al 2005) Introduction This dissertation examines the motives behind customers attending unique and creative events. Does the overall setup and design of a music festival motivate customers to attend and does it enhance their overall experience? Objectives of the study • Understand the motivations…

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  • Jain Festivals Essay

    Celebrations Description: Jainism is rich in culture with numerous festivals and ceremonies. All the Jains carry out formal or informal celebration of the rituals and festivals throughout the year. Jains perform festivals of devotion to worship and thank the Lord. Some of the popular celebrations of the Jains are discussed further. Process: 1) Atthai Mahotsav: This festival is performed for eight days and that is why it is named “Atthai Mahotsav.” This festival marks innumerable religious and…

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  • Socio-Cultural Impacts Of Wine Tourism

    This construct of wine tourism also encompasses the visiting of wine and food festivals. Wine and food festivals are included in the definition of wine tourism as these special events enhance wine tourism opportunities for destinations. Research has shown that such festivals provide both the destinations and the wine producers with many positive promotional outcomes. For the producers, wine festival is a profitable way to promote brands to new customers, an opportunity to interact with these…

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