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The historic town of Samarkand is a crossroad and melting pot of the world's cultures. Founded in the 7th century B.C. as ancient Afrasiab, Samarkand had its most significant development in the Timurid period from the 14th to the 15th centuries. The major monuments include the Registan Mosque and madrasas, Bibi-Khanum Mosque, the Shakhi-Zinda compound and the Gur-Emir ensemble, as well as Ulugh-Beg's Observatory. Source: UNESCO TV / © NHK Nippon Hoso Kyokai URL: http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/603/
World Heritage in Uzbekistan: Crossroad of Cultures, the 4th series of World Heritage Education has been released with an aim to promote global citizenship through understanding World Heritage. Taking advantage of its characteristics as an online interactive content, this year’s material allows the users self-directed learning by their own learning pace. Through various engaging stories on the culture and history of Uzbekistan as well as its World Heritage sites, the users can explore this material as if they are on a journey to Uzbekistan. While following the movement of the main character, in particular, the users can delve into each chapter consists of three core conceptual dimensions of Global Citizenship Education--cognitive, socio-emotional, and behavioural. Through this materia...
Dans les coulisses de la création du concert "MEDITERRANEO" donné le 14 juin 2014 dans le cadre du 20eme Festival de Musiques Sacrées du Monde de FES (Maroc) | Un programme éclectique à la croisée des cultures et des peuples, disponible en DVD | Conception / Dir. artistique : David Alagna | Dir. musicale : The Khoury Project ************ Behind the scenes of the creation of the concert "MEDITERRANEO" performed on 14th June 2014 as part of the 20th Festival of Sacred World Music of FES (Morocco) | An eclectic program at the crossroads of cultures and people, available in DVD | Conception / Art. Dir. : David Alagna | Musical Dir. : The Khoury Project
Subscribe and visit our web-page: http://www.us-television.tv/ ! Kazakhstan, the land of wanderers, with its unique complex of history, archaeology, architecture and urban monuments, reflects the deep processes of interaction between the nomadic and settled farming cultures of Central Asia. As the historic Great Silk Road is revived, Kazakhstan assumes, once again, its strategic position in trade and commerce, linking the large and fast-growing markets of China, South Asia, and Russia with Western Europe by road, rail, air and the Caspian Sea. The route along the Silk Road is a harmonious co-existence of ancient and modern traditions, untouched nature, and striking beauty, painting a unique picture for its growing number of visitors. Throughout history, many caravans have crossed these l...
Samarkand, alternatively Samarqand or Samarcand, is one of the oldest inhabited cities in Central Asia, prospering from its location on the Silk Road between China and the Mediterranean. At times Samarkand has been one of the greatest cities of Central Asia; traditionally it is the capital of Samarqand Region, and is Uzbekistan's third largest city, after fast-growing Namangan in the Ferghana Valley. The city is noted for being an Islamic centre for scholarly study. In the 14th century it became the capital of the empire of Timur (Tamerlane) and is the site of his mausoleum (the Gur-e Amir). The Bibi-Khanym Mosque remains one of the city's most notable landmarks. The Registan was the ancient center of the city. The city has carefully preserved the traditions of ancient crafts: embroidery, ...
Facebook Fan Page: http://www.facebook.com/crossroadsfest Website Link : http://www.crossroadsmbcet.in This year, Embody yourself into oneness, Crossroads 2013. Come join us, Be there. February 22-24. A banquet of events to bridge the gap between technical excellence and cultural extravaganza.
From the Chihuahua Trail to Route 66, Texas’s thoroughfares have connected the diverse groups that have made the Lone Star State their home. For more information about Texas state parks and historic sites, visit http://www.TexasStateParks.org
ESCCA and the Hellenic Cytometry Society are happy to invite you to ESCCA 2017 annual conference: Cytometry at the crossroad of cultures. Join us this September (24 - 27) at Thessaloniki and experience by yourself the latest scientific and clinical developments in cytometry and the beauty of the city where cultures of the world meet! Find out more at https://escca.eu/greece2017 Program at a glance at: https://youtu.be/QRk5SeqVgS8