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6 Relaxation Techniques That Help You to Increase Your Productivity

By |2019-11-23T00:59:56+03:00November 23rd, 2019|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Relaxation techniques can really help you with your everyday stress. Our schedules have become a series of running from one task or activity to the next. Demands on our time are really quite outrageous, so it makes sense why we have time neither for relaxation [...]

Natya Shastra: A Sanskrit Text on the Performing Arts

By |2019-10-20T02:47:42+03:00October 20th, 2019|Categories: Arts, Culture, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Natya Shastra is a Sanskrit text on the performing arts. The text is attributed to sage Bharata Muni, and its first complete compilation is dated to between 200 BCE and 200 CE, but estimates vary between 500 BCE and 500 CE. The text consists [...]

Dragon Dance: A Form of Traditional Dance in Chinese Culture

By |2019-08-17T04:10:11+03:00August 17th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , |

The dragon dance is a form of traditional dance and performance in Chinese culture. Like the lion dance, it is most often seen in festive celebrations. The dragon dance is performed by a team of experienced dancers who manipulate a long flexible figure of a [...]

Ati Atihan Festival – The Mother of All Philippine Festivals

By |2019-07-03T02:54:00+03:00July 3rd, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , |

The Ati Atihan Festival is a feast held annually in January in honor of the Santo NiƱo (Infant Jesus), Held on the third Sunday, in the town of Kalibo Philippines in the island of Panay originally came from Batan, Aklan, then adopted later by some [...]

Bhagavata Mela: A Classical Indian Dance

By |2019-05-04T04:06:30+03:00May 4th, 2019|Categories: Arts, Culture|Tags: , , , , , , |

Bhagavata Mela is a classical Indian dance that is performed in Tamil Nadu, particularly the Thanjavur area. It is choreographed as an annual Vaishnavism tradition in Melattur and nearby regions and celebrated as a dance-drama performance art. The dance art has roots in a historic [...]

An Introduction to Tango Dance

By |2019-04-12T05:29:20+03:00April 12th, 2019|Categories: Arts, Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Tango is a popular partner dance and social dance that originated in the 1880s along the River Plate, the natural border between Argentina and Uruguay. It was born in the impoverished port areas of these countries, where natives mixed with slave and European immigrant populations. [...]

Mayan Maize Myths

By |2019-10-04T03:03:23+03:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Herbs & Plants|Tags: , , , , , , |

Like other Mesoamerican people, the traditional Mayas recognize in their staple crop, maize, a vital force with which they strongly identify. This is clearly shown by their mythological traditions. According to the 16th-century Popol Vuh, the Hero Twins have maize plants for alter egos and [...]

The Mysterious Phenomenon of Dancing Plague

By |2019-01-13T05:07:38+03:00January 13th, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , |

Dancing mania, also is known as dancing plague, choreomania, St. John's Dance and St. Vitus's Dance was a social phenomenon that occurred primarily in mainland Europe between the 14th and 17th centuries. It involved groups of people dancing erratically, sometimes thousands at a time. The [...]

Brief History of Jungle Music

By |2018-11-17T03:42:10+03:00November 17th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Music|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Jungle is a genre of electronic music derived from breakbeat hardcore that developed in England in the early 1990s as part of UK rave scenes. The style is characterized by fast tempos (150 to 200 bpm), breakbeats, dub reggae basslines, heavily syncopated percussive loops, samples, [...]

A Brief History of Pop Music

By |2018-10-26T15:59:22+03:00October 26th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Music|Tags: , , , , , |

Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the United States and the United Kingdom during the mid-1950s. The terms "popular music" and "pop music" are often used interchangeably, although the former describes all music that is popular [...]