The holiday season is full of traditions. We love to put up lights, decorate a Christmas tree, and set out a plate of cookies for Santa. Over two billion people across the globe observe Christmas every year. How do families in other countries celebrate the occasion?
Throughout history, music has played a role in the creation of visual art – and vice versa. This month The Art of Music exhibit comes to the San Diego Museum of Art in Balboa Park! From September 25th to February 07, 2016, you have an opportunity to experience a complex and thought-provoking exhibit that explores the relationship between music and art.
Looking to trace back your ancestry but not sure where to start? Family Tree Magazine offers a list of helpful hints for beginning genealogists. Follow these steps to begin your family tree!
The video above is an inspiring example of traditional Byzantine chanting. The choir of Simonopetra has published a series of collections that are renowned among Byzantine music enthusiasts. Agni Parthene, which translates to “O Pure Virgin,” is the most popular Byzantine chant and has earned the monastery widespread recognition.
The Peruvian Festival of the Snow Star is held in May or June in the Sinkara Valley in the Cusco region of Peru. As described in the blog, Festival Mood, this festival is a religious and cultural gathering commemorating an event that occurred in 1780.