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Manasa, vacha, karmana

Manasa, vaacha, Karmana, three Sanskrit words. The word Manas refers to the mind, vaachaa applies to speech and karmanaa refers to the action. In several Indian languages, these three words are together used to describe a state of consistency exp ...

                                               

Maqbara

The Arabic word for Makbar is derived from the word Qabr, which means grave. Although the Makbar refers to the graves of all Muslims, it refers especially to the Muslim cemetery. In some Islamic countries, this also applies to the graves of relig ...

                                               

Marquesan tattoo

Tattoo Marquesas tattoo design originating from the Marquesas Islands in the South Pacific ocean. Tattoo Marquesas can be recognized by trademark symbols, such as geckos, centipedes, TIIS, in the Marquesas cross and other geometric designs. Marqu ...

                                               

Masquerade ceremony

The masquerade ceremony is a cultural or religious event involving the wearing of masks. Examples include West Africa and the African Diaspora masquerades, such as Egungun masquerades, Northern Edo masquerades, Omabe festival Nsukka, Caribbean ca ...

                                               

Mejeriet

Mejeriet, or Kulturmejeriet, is a cultural venue in Lund, Sweden, which opened in 1987. At first it was called cooperative Dairy in 1896 on the corner Malmovagen and Lund-Revinge-Harlosa railway. She closed the dairy in 1968. The hotel has a full ...

                                               

The Modern Project

Modern project is the common name for the political and philosophical movement, which gave rise to modernity in the broadest sense of the word. This initiative was started by certain figures in the late middle Ages and Renaissance to uproot Weste ...

                                               

Money-rich, time-poor

Money-rich, time-poor expression which arose in Britain in the late 20th century to describe groups of people who, while having a high income through well-paid jobs, have little free time as a result. Time poverty has also been coined as a noun t ...

                                               

Monkey see, monkey do

Monkey see, monkey do is a pidgin-style saying that appeared in American culture in the 1920-ies. The saying refers to the learning of a process without understanding why it works. Another definition implies the act of mimicry, usually with limit ...

                                               

Muiderkring

In the Muiderkring was the name given to a group of figures of arts and Sciences who regularly met at maiden castle near Amsterdam in the second half of the 17th century or the Golden age of the Dutch Republic. The Central figure of the Muiderkri ...

                                               

National Hollerin' Contest

The national yelling contest, first held in 1969, is an annual contest held in Spiveys corner, North Carolina. The contest, formerly held on the third Saturday in June, opened to revive the almost lost art of "yelling", a sophisticated vocal trad ...

                                               

New York Tattoo Museum

New Yorks Museum tattoo Museum is located at 203 Old town Road in Staten of the Islands the Old town. He was reported to be the first tattoo Museum to open in new York. By 2017, the Museum was closed.

                                               

Nozem

Nozem was the period during the 1950s and 1960s to describe its own technology, rebellious youth, often aggressive and consider problematic the authorities in the Netherlands. It was the earliest modern Dutch subculture, related to the movement o ...

                                               

Okhotsk culture

The Okhotsk culture is an archeological coastal fishing and hunter-gatherer culture of the Lands around the sea of Okhotsk. Historical Okhotsk people were related to Nivkhs and, perhaps, Itelmen. It is assumed that the Okhotsk culture was one of ...

                                               

Old Cordilleran Culture

Only old culture, also known as the cascade phase, an ancient culture of native Americans who settled in the Pacific Northwest region of North America that existed from 9000 and 10000 BC until about 5500 BC. Phase of the cascade can be even older ...

                                               

Opening ceremony

Grand opening, Grand opening, or ribbon cutting ceremony for the official opening of the newly built location or event. The opening ceremonies for major events such as Olympic games, world Championships and the Rugby world Cup can attract thousan ...

                                               

Para (Bengali)

Para is a Bengali word which means the area or locality, usually characterised by a strong sense of community. The names of many settlements in the towns and villages of West Bengal, Bangladesh and Tripura in the end add the item. Historically, t ...

                                               

Parley

Negotiation is a discussion or conference, especially between enemies over terms of truce or other matters. During the 18th and 19th centuries, attacking the enemy in the course of the negotiations was considered one of the worst violations of th ...

                                               

The Pauline Quirke Academy

Pauline Quirke Academy of performing arts is a multi-site performing arts Academy for youth ages 4-18. Students spend three hours rotating in hour-long sessions in Comedy & drama, musical theatre and film and television. Students are divided into ...

                                               

Periferic

Peripheral-international biennial of contemporary art initiated in 1997 as a performance festival by the Romanian artist Matei Bejenaru. It is organized in Iasi, Romania by the vector Association, and takes its name From "center-periphery" relati ...

                                               

Personification of Russia

Since the middle Ages, personifications of Russia traditionally female, and most often it is the mother. The most common terms for the national personification of Russia: Mother Russia. (Мать Россия) Motherland-Russian Motherland, Tr. Rodina-Mat. ...

                                               

Petty tyranny

Tyranny is the power of the leader, usually one unselected Led, in a relatively limited or intimate environment, such as done by the expert social groups. Its a pejorative term that carries with it a sense of power that was obtained or used in un ...

                                               

Pictish Beast

The Picts of the beast is not easily identifiable with any real animal, but resembles a seahorse, especially when depicted upright. Offerings include Dolphin, Kelpie or each uisge, and even the Loch ness monster. The latter, thinking that the Pic ...

                                               

Pleasance Theatre Trust

Theatre joy, Trust is the operator of the place and producer of live events, known internationally as one of the main so-called "Big four" operators in Edinburgh, the worlds largest arts festival. The Fund is named in honor of Moscow, the place c ...

                                               

Poison ring

The poison ring or pillbox ring is a type of ring with a container under the bezel or inside the panel, which can be used to hold poison or another substance, they became popular in Europe in the sixteenth century. The poison ring is used either ...

                                               

Political culture of the United Kingdom

The political culture of the United Kingdom was described by the political scientists Gabriel almond and Sidney Verba as a deferential civic culture. In the United Kingdom, factors such as class and regionalism, and the history of the country, su ...

                                               

Postliterate society

In a postliterate society is a hypothetical society in which multimedia technology has advanced to the point where literacy, the ability to read or write, is no longer needed, or shared. The term appears already in 1962 in Marshall McLuhans the G ...

                                               

Preah Thong and Neang Neak

Preah Thong and Neang Nick the symbolic representations of Khmer culture. They are believed to be based on the pre-Angkor state of Funan. A large part of Khmer wedding customs can be traced back to the marriage of Preah Thong and Neang Nick. Acco ...

                                               

Private view

Private view is a special viewing of an art exhibition only, normal at the beginning of the public exhibition invitation. Typically wine and light refreshments are served in form of acceptance. If the work of a living artist, it is normal for the ...

                                               

Program book

The program book is a printed schedule of events, locations of function rooms, location of exhibitors, and other relevant information related to the Convention or conference. This is a common in many cases to sell advertising in the program books ...

                                               

Protome

And against is a kind of decoration, which takes the form of the head and upper torso of a human or animal. Shapes are often used to decorate ancient Greek architecture, sculpture, and ceramics. Figures were also used in the Persian monuments. In ...

                                               

Puppy face

A puppy or puppy dog face is a facial expression that people make is based on canine expressions. In dogs and other animals, the look is expressed when the head is tilted down and eyes looking up. Usually the animal looks like hes going to cry. T ...

                                               

Pureland origami

Pureland origami is origami style invented by British paper folder John Smith, which is limited to using only mountain folds and valley. The aim of Pureland origami is to make origami easier for inexperienced folders and those who have impaired m ...

                                               

Rauza

Rouse, Rouza, a rose is a Persian-Arabic term used in the Middle East and the Indian subcontinent, which means the temple or the tomb. It is also known as mazār of Makbar or Dargah. The word Rauza is through Persian from Arabic Ravda Arabic: روضة ...

                                               

Satsumon culture

In Satsumon culture-post-Jōmon, partly agricultural, archaeological culture of Northern Honshu and southern Hokkaido, which was identified as the Emishi as a Japanese-Emishi mixed cultures, as the nascent modern Ainu, or with all three synonyms. ...

                                               

Saudi women in the arts

In 1963, Thuraya Qabil became the first Saudi woman in the Hijaz, to publish a collection of poems, to the wailing rhythms, she and other women from the region, including Fatna Shakir, Abdiya Hayat, and Huda Dabbah, became known in Saudi letters ...

                                               

Scientific and Cultural Facilities District

Scientific and cultural facilities district is a special regional tax district of the state of Colorado that provides funding for art, music, theater, dance, Zoology, botany, natural history, or cultural history organizations in the Metropolitan ...

                                               

Scottish cringe

The Scottish cringe is a cultural cringe relating to Scotland, and claimed that there are politicians and commentators. These cultural commentators claim that a sense of cultural inferiority felt by many Scots, particularly in relation to an alle ...

                                               

Seat filler

The seat filler is a person who fills an empty seat during an event. There are two types of seat fillers: The person who occupies the empty seats when the person allocated a place elsewhere. An example is the "Oscar" in which the audience are on ...

                                               

Self-clasping handshake

Self-clasping handshake is a gesture in which one hand covers the other and fastened in the front part of the body or above the head. In the United States, this gesture-sign of victory, being victorious boxer at the end of the battle. Russian Sov ...

                                               

Self-deprecation

Self-deprecation is the act of reprimanding yourself, belittling, undervaluing, or undermining ourselves, or overly modest. It can be used in humor and tension release.

                                               

Shen Dzu

Shen dzu or God pig, sometimes known as the Holy pigs that are constantly fattened for use in religious and cultural ceremonies, Hakka, for example, the Lunar New Year festival in Sanxia, the North of Taiwan. Pigs fed in a similar way for the see ...

                                               

Shrug

Shrug-a gesture performed by lifting both shoulders, and is a representation of an individual either care about something or not knowing the answer to the question. With a shrug, the emblem, the sense that it integrates the vocabulary of only cer ...

                                               

Shyrdak

In shyrdak or syrmak is a stitched, and often colorful felt floor covering, usually handmade in Central Asia. Kazakhs and Kyrgyz traditionally make shyrdaks, but especially in Kyrgyzstan, the tradition is still alive, and many products are sold t ...

                                               

Sihasapa

In Sihasapa or Blackfoot Sioux is a division of the Lakota people, Titonwan, or Teton. Is Sihasapa Lakota word for "Blackfoot", whereas the Siksika has the same meaning in the native language. The result Sihasapa have the same English name as the ...

                                               

Silent service code

Code silent service diner to "talk" to servers during a meal without saying a word, mainly to tell them that dinner is over. This will avoid any embarrassing situations where the server will take food ahead of time. To tell the server that youre ...

                                               

Sleepover

A sleepover, also known as a pajama party or a slumber party most often children or teenagers, where a guest or guests stay the night at a friends house, sometimes to celebrate birthdays or other special events. The castle is a similar exercise i ...

                                               

South-German Urnfield culture

South-German urnfield culture developed in the regions of southern Germany in the Bronze age. Culture existed in 1000 BC In the culture of late bronze age ceramics, including jars for storage, "body convex, more or less inverted rim and compresse ...

                                               

Splat wall

Blot the wall with a large wall made of Velcro, which people can stick themselves. Blot the wall may be in the interpretation of the occupiers liability act 1957 as something that can be seen in the room. Cm. Case gwilliam to the hospital Hertfor ...

                                               

Srulik

Srulik is a cartoon character symbolizing Israel. The character was created in 1956 by the Israeli cartoonist Kariel Gardosh, known under the name Dosh. The cartoon appeared for many years in the newspaper "Maariv". Yosef Lapid, Doshs colleague i ...

                                               

St Francis' Boy's Home

Saint Francis boys home in Shefford, Bedfordshire was dongolawi childrens home in England. Founded in 1868, he played an important role in providing care for children who cannot live at home. The origins of this demand and contributed to the amen ...

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