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These are posts having to do with culture, art, or the cultural and/or artistic backgrounds and customs of places all around the world.

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Babinden, Bulgaria’s Midwife’s Day

Babinden, Midwife’s Day in Bulgaria, is a holiday that’s been celebrated for many years to honor the midwives who helped with home births.
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Bulgarian Wedding Traditions, Part 4: After the Wedding

This is part one of a four-part look into the culture and traditions of Bulgarian weddings and marriage, specifically after the wedding.
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Bulgarian Wedding Traditions, Part 3: At the Wedding (Continued)

This is part one of a four-part look into the culture and traditions of Bulgarian weddings and marriage, specifically the wedding itself.
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Bulgarian Wedding Traditions, Part 2: At the Wedding

This is part one of a four-part look into the culture and traditions of Bulgarian weddings and marriage, specifically the wedding itself.
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Bulgarian Wedding Traditions, Part 1: Before the Wedding

This is part one of a four-part look into the culture and traditions of Bulgarian weddings and marriage, specifically leading up to the wedding.
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Facts You Didn’t Know About Bulgaria

There are some astonishing facts about Bulgaria that very few people know about. Here’s a list that will surprise you!
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Interview with Giancarlo Alberti, Deputy Consul, Consulate General of Chile in New York

An interview with Giancarlo Alberti Barrios, the Deputy Consul of Chile's consulate in New York, along with a look at his personal artwork.

The Global Guide To Hand Gestures (Infographic)

Infographic depicting the kinds of hand gestures that you might want to refrain from using when traveling abroad.
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Weekly Photo: Children Are the Victims of Adult Vices Monument, Moscow, Russia

The Children Are the Victims of Adult Vices Monument, located in Moscow, Russia, is dedicated to bringing awareness to the "sins" of adults.
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Concepts to Understand Sweden and Its Culture

Important concepts to understand Swedish culture, such as fika, allemansrätten, smorgasbord, ordning och reda, and lagom.