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Articles about the music, culture and traditions of Malta and more.
In an earlier entry, I wrote about the history of Labor Day. In case you were wondering, here are some of the countries where demonstrations were held or where Labor Day was in some way honored around the world today (in some cases against the wishes of the government)... Russia Belarus Japan [...]
We’re happy to announce we just added a Freedom Song from the Virgin Islands! The song is called Clear de Road. Check out the link to find the song with lyrics with two YouTube videos. Meanwhile, you can listen to a lovely Virgin Islands song called "Moonlight"… We believe [...]
Noodle Kugel is also called Lokshen Kugel. It’s a traditional dish that’s served for the Jewish holidays and the Sabbath in the US and Israel. This version is sweet and so it’s very good for Rosh Hashanah to symbolize a sweet New Year. Both adults and children love Noodle Kugel [...]
Check out the online Native American Audio Collections. It includes recordings of songs and conversations. Some of the songs are lullabies, dance songs and greeting songs. The recordings come from the following tribes: Abenaki Cherokee Cocopa Delaware Mandan Mobilian Ottawa Penobscot Quileute [...]
Ayako wrote to us from Japan about the Full Moon Festival called Jugoya. Hi, Lisa It's Jugoya tonight. I enjoyed the full moon tonight. At Jugoya, we offer rice dumplings to the full moon. I also arranged Ikebana, a type of Japanese flower arrangement, for Jugoya this year. I used pampass [...]
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