Call for Papers: Tugging Rituals and Games

Tugging rituals and games, as proposed by South Korea, Vietnam, Cambodia, and the Philippines, was inscribed on UNESCO’s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2015 at the tenth Session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding...

Sithi Nakha, Traditional way of Celebrating Environment Day

Rituals and traditional practices lay the basis for people to gather together to worship, sing, feast, dance, or create music. In Nepal’s Kathmandu Valley, the Newar community holds a festival known as Sithi Nakha, which is chiefly about how people...

MADE51 Bringing Refugee-made Crafts to the Global Market

The world is facing a refugee crisis. To date, an unprecedented 65.6 million people around the world have been forced out of their homes, among them nearly 22.5 million refugees. Within this growing population lies a wealth of talented artisans...