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  1. War cry

    Posted Jul 07th 2007, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... is performed to promote New Zealand's heritage and perhaps also to intimidate the other team and motivate the players to win. The All Blacks were first reported to have performed a haka before a match in 1884. Since then the tradition has been part of the team's heritage. A brand new haka was written for the team in 2005 celebrating the land of New Zealand and the silver fern team ...

  2. What's On

    Posted Nov 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... POSTER EXHIBITION The Hong Kong Heritage Museum is offering a rare treat for poster lovers. More than 400 posters by artists from more than 40 countries will be on display in the second Hong Kong International Poster Triennial 2004. The works are presented in four categories: ideological, promotion of cultural events, commercial and advertising, and thematic- space. ...

  3. Magazines - Style

    British heritage wins fans

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 12:00am by S

    ... Jack Wills proves British heritage still hits the retail sweet spot, writes Jing Zhang British heritage is in fashion. But it’s not just the luxury end of the market that is capitalising ... British” items from the label have included redesigned classic heritage pieces like the Dunsmoore Blazer (ladies), the Coubrough Blazer (gentlemen) and the iconic Barkworth Suit Jacket, produced ...

  4. Playing a blinder against the bigots

    Posted Jun 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... match two of the English Londoners, Tom, who is in insurance, and Owen, a doctor who runs desert marathons including the Gobi, struggled over a few beers with their cultural identities ... but with football it's Ireland,' says Tom. 'I am of Scottish and Canadian heritage and though I was born Scotland, I am English, but I struggle to support England,' says Owen. 'I am ...

  5. Dali no match for real madrid

    Posted Nov 08th 2004, 12:00am by Lauren Crothers

    ... Lauren Crothers What makes a better mantelpiece decoration- art... or a football? The Spanish Chamber of Commerce held a dinner on Friday at the Conrad Hotel to celebrate Spanish heritage ... after all, the eccentric Spaniard was not only famous for that moustache- his art was pretty good too. But it seems football culture has usurped art culture, as the football went for almost ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - RUNNING COMMENTARY WITH ALVIN SALLAY

    The best of British passion to leave lasting legacy

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... For two weeks, London embodied everything good about its multi-cultural society, ensuring the summer of 2012 will live long in the memories of athletes and fans It has been a fabulous ... culture which is Britain today. Farah, who arrived in Britain from Somalia as an eight-year-old, is a Muslim. He raised his hands to his eyes and uttered a prayer to Allah just before he crossed ...

  7. e-pal: austria

    Posted Mar 25th 2008, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... the city is famous for its many cultural attractions, especially the ancient city centre, parts of which are a Unesco world heritage site. Vienna was home to famous musicians: Mozart, Beethoven, ... the climate, the scenery and its cultural and economic achievements. I'm proud to be part of the European Union as it opens up lots of opportunities for young people. I play the piano and really ...

  8. Warsaw opens her arms to the weary

    Posted Jun 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... opening ceremony will combine heritage and innovation, to bring sport and culture together,' Uefa says. Renowned Hungarian classical pianist Adam Gyorgy will perform a Chopin Etude ... Franciszek Smuda and his men play Greece. More than 100,000 fans will flock to the Fan Zone near the imposing Palace of Culture- and a large H&M underwear advert showing David Beckham wearing ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Dec 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Unesco engages more effectively with Southeast Asian nations based on a shared perception of what is underwater cultural heritage and offers some commercial solutions for protection, this situation is unlikely to change. In a world where sports diving grows in popularity as a tourist activity and archaeology programmes appear on prime-time television, underwater cultural heritage has ...

  10. Olympic city takes shape

    Posted Jul 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Other facilities at the complex will include a 95,000-square-metre cultural activity centre, a heritage protection centre and a provincial-level Chinese seal museum. ...




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