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Collaborative Campaign for the Arts

United Arts
If you call Central Florida “home,” then United Arts of Central Florida encourages you to help make your community an Arts for ALL community, by making a donation to the 2018 Collaborative Campaign for the Arts, which runs through April 30. “Community support is especially critical this year,” said Flora Maria Garcia, president and CEO of United Arts. “Just as...

The art of Cantonese Cuisine

The art of Cantonese cuisine
“Cooking is a craft and food, an art, Cherry Garden’s advertisement campaign features a series of Chinese Characters: Joy, Heart, Thought etc – inspired by that belief. Subtle use of the traditional Chinese teapot, soup spoon and sauce dish with the calligraphy, represents the character of the food – authentic, traditional and beautiful crafted.” Designed by Trine via theartistandhismodel

Peking Opera Classic Excerpts in Miami

Peking Opera
Peking Opera, as China's national essence, has been listed as one of the intangible cultural heritage by the United Nations and is now a very popular Chinese national art which is full of Chinese characteristics and loved by the audience at home and abroad. On the stage of Peking Opera, a horsewhip represents riding, a quant represents rowing, a table can not only be a table...

17-Year-Old Makes Adorable 3D Latte Art

17-year-old Singaporean student and barista Daphne Tan (a.k.a. “Periperipeng“), has spent the last year creating adorable 3D latte art that depicts cute animals and other pop culture characters. Tan shares the images and videos of her 3D artwork on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, and her website.  "I started experimenting with 3D latte art in December 2016," Tan said on her blog. "What sparked my interest was a school program where...

Dr. Martens EASTERN ART

Dr. Martens
Dr. Martens® is a British footwear and clothing brand have been setting the worldwide standard for style, durability, and the rebellious spirit since 1960. . The boots have been the choice of footwear among various groups in British culture: in the 1960s skinheads started to wear them, "Docs" being the usual naming, and by the late 1980s, they were...

Omochitsuki! Mochi-Pounding Ceremony at

Omochitsuki
Celebrate the Japanese New Year with Kagami Kai, an acclaimed mochi group, as it presents the colorful and exciting New Year tradition of mochi pounding to make delectably sweet rice cakes, with lively music, energetic dance and traditional costumes. As part of the day, fold paper cranes and take an omikuji (paper fortune) from our fortune tree to take home for luck and prosperity...

Preserving the Philippine Culture for the New Generation

Preserving the Philippine Culture for the New Generation
Bauan, Batangas – PHILIPPINES – Upon my arrival in Manila last December 7th, I received an invitation from a friend Cecile Cordero-Diaz who, like me, was a former member of the Bayanihan, the Philippine National Dance Company. The invitation was for me to be one of the judges for her upcoming Philippine folkdance competition of “The Elementary, Grades 7, 8, 9, and...

Japanese kanji of the year is ‘North’

2017 kanji of the year
KYOTO – The kanji kita (北, north) has been selected as the character best capturing the national mood this year in Japan amid the heightened nuclear and missile threat posed by North Korea, a Kyoto-based kanji promotion organization said Tuesday. Every December the people of Japan select a kanji character that best sums up the social and political zeitgeist of the previous 12...

Philippine Christmas Lanterns

Bauan, Batangas – Philippines – I recently visited the small town of Bauan, Batangas per the invitation of a friend Cecille Cordero-Diaz, a former member of the world-renowned Bayanihan Philippine Dance Company and now Director and Choreographer of the Philippine fold dance group called “Sining Kumintang” currently one of the best folkdance group of the Philippines, based in Bauan, Batangas. Cecille invited...

Preserving the Philippine Traditions

Manila, Philippines – In today's generation, many of our youth are slowly losing their Asian identity when it comes to preserving the traditions and customs of their parents or grandparents. But not in the province of Batangas particularly in the small towns of Lemery and Bauan in the Philippines. I recently visited these two small towns about 2 hours from Manila. A...
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