Étiqueté : tradition


These Russian elections declare an veteran Soviet tradition

To understand what the upcoming Russian elections are about, one needs only take a look at the ballot. It would be clear even to those who do not speak Russian. The candidate, who will win, is already marked clearly on the ballot. This document presents almost perfect symmetry. Above President Vladimir Putin, there are three…


Taiwan Lantern Competition: When tradition goes hi-tech

Ping Xi, a village about 30km from Taipei, is historically known for sky lantern-flying rituals in Taiwan. In this village, that can be traced back to the 16th century, sky lanterns were used to deliver messages during war or when it was invaded or attacked. Traditional lanterns were originally used by soldiers and officers to protect…

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