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‘Tis the season to be cultural

By France24
25 December 2019   |   5:54 pm
'Tis the season to be cultural


18 Aug 2019
Ghana's "Year of Return" marks the 400-year legacy of the trans-Atlantic trade in enslaved Africans. To discuss how the continent can harness its cultural heritage for socio-economic development, Ambassador, Johanna Svanikier who is Founder and President of Heritage and Cultural Society of Africa (HCSA) joins CNBC Africa for more.
29 Sep 2019
Beyoncé Says Blue Ivy Is a 'Cultural Icon' in Trademark Battle The 'Lion King' star has been fighting wedding planner Wendy Morales over the trademark for "Blue Ivy." In new court documents obtained by The Blast, Beyoncé lists her daughter, Blue, as a "cultural icon." Beyoncé, via court documents Beyoncé, via court documents She claimed it is just a "small business, with just three regional offices and a handful of employees" and slammed their online presence.
30 Sep 2019
A champion of indigenous arts: A look back at Jacques Chirac’s cultural legacy
25 Dec 2019
'Tis the season to be cultural
7 Jan 2020
Images of Iran's cultural sites trend after Trump's threats
14 Apr 2020
No one knows how many old masks, sculptures and other archaeological finds are traded illegally from West Africa every year. Setting up so-called culture banks in local communities may be a solution.
1 May 2020
As thousands of festivals across the planet are cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic, Mathieu Jaton from the Montreux Jazz Festival and British comedian Mark Watson, who’s organising a 24-hour online comedy festival, speak to Eve Jackson about the financial, cultural and societal implications of a summer without cultural gatherings.
30 May 2020
In France, the month of May is usually synonymous with the Cannes Film Festival. But this year, the world's biggest movie extravaganza did not take place due to the coronavirus pandemic. Whether it's cinema, theatre or music, all branches of France's prized cultural sector have taken a hit from the lockdown and it's unclear when things will improve. Facing harsh criticism from the artistic world, the French government recently unveiled a rescue plan. Will it be enough to save the country's prized cultural industry? Join us for this episode of French Connections.
15 Jun 2020
We look at how cultural life is beginning again in France following three months of museum closures and a ban on live gatherings. We take you to the Palace of Versailles, the Giverny gardens and a drive-in gig.
8 Sep 2020
Bordeaux is best known as France's wine HQ. But over the past decade, this wonderful old metropolis that's 10 times smaller than Paris has been enjoying a new lease of life thanks to huge investment in culture and transport – that includes an impressive wine museum. Eve Jackson travels to this UNESCO-listed city to discover its buzzing arts scene with a visit to the Cité du Vin and a tour of the regenerated banks of the Garonne river.
27 Oct 2020
Zoila Muntané has around 2,000 Barbies and she is adding a new cadaverous version dedicated to the Day of the Dead, which some criticize for "monetizing" Mexico's greatest cultural tradition.
20 Dec 2020
Arts promoters, Culture Ambassadors to hold cultural weekend in Lagos