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'Tashi and Sakteng' - a television documentary on children's right to education

Publicado 1 de julio de 2013 Avatar UNICEFBhutan

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The documentary took home the 2012 UNICEF Prize at the Prix Jeunesse International Festival in Germany.

Fuente: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pyqMeT_mWKg

The documentary won the prize for addressing “the complex issues that arise when traditional culture is faced with modern development and how that affects young people and their future.” Filmed in northern Bhutan, the documentary not only highlights children’s right to education, but also presents young people themselves trying to affect change for the youth around them.


You don't need to love museum, you just need to go there.

Publicado 7 de septiembre de 2013 Avatar Aulia Maharani Karli

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I called this, a little research with a great conclusion; “You don’t need to love museums, you just need to go there” I’m living in Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jakarta) . The perfect delineation of big city with many people, rush and central of entertaiment. That’s why people prefer to spend their holiday or weekend in a big mall or other entertainment places. But actually, Jakarta also has so many incredible museums with the bea...


Education in Tribal Communities?

Publicado 26 de noviembre de 2013 no picture Achmad

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Indonesia is one of the most populated countries besides that of China, the USA, and India. A big problem challenging the government of Indonesia, notably the Ministry of Education and Culture, is the equality of education. We also must look at the quality and access. Most of the above problems continue to persist in many tribal communities. The challenge occurs because of some geographical and cultural factors. Geographically, thousands of islands consist of remote areas house...


Diversity Blessings

Publicado 3 de enero de 2014 Avatar Shireen Mohammed

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The idea of diversity is like any other idea because it has a good side and a bad side. In each country that has diverse people it could be a source of problems but it might also be a healthy thing. From my last visit to Indonesia, I noticed that this Islamic country is very proud of its diversity and focuses on the culture and traditions as a special thing that they are gifted with. They believe in preventing and keeping their traditions which was obvious when they held the last W...


What is Your Next Destination? My Choice is India!

Publicado 15 de enero de 2014 Avatar Aulia Maharani Karli

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“Wow, I Love Indonesia!!” I love my country. Indonesia has 34 provinces, 17,508 islands, 300 distinct native ethnic groups (with their own culture, traditional clothes, traditional food, traditional song, dance and 742 different languages and dialects). I love my country so much, I can’t go through the day without thinking about the beautiful paddy fields in West Java, the awesome waves and sunset in Bali, the mysterious forest in Kalimantan, the incredible Toba Lake in North...


What about culture?

Publicado 31 de enero de 2014 no picture Dr Bhavani Ranganathan

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Culture is inherent in a person because of one's upbringing as well as the environment. So if we need youth to build a world order to bring all human beings to enjoy the basic human rights of liberty, brotherhood and mutual understanding. Children should have these values not just for tolerance, but healthy respect and imbibing of other traditional values as a part of the school curriculum and upbringing. This will ensure that the future will be strife free and harmonious because m...


Shaping young minds!

Publicado 20 de febrero de 2014 no picture Anushka_GEMConnect_Chennai_India

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Whether or not we are content with this fact, our childhoods shape who we become as adults. The kids with whom we play with and the activities that we do, shape our experiences and the stories that we tell each other as adults. Everything we learn as a child comes from our friends, our teachers and our families. Growing up, I was very close with all of the other kids in my apartment, and we all hung out together immediately after school until it was time to go to bed. I was the o...


Nurtured Culture

Publicado 13 de marzo de 2014 no picture Fasoranti Damilola

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Our fathers taught us the culture and how it relates to nature, with ancient pictures, they explained it all with pleasure. In fact it was more than a treasure. The culture featured investment structures such as mental, family, spiritual, health, business, relationships and moral fixtures. But then, it was still immature and they told us that it will soon mature for it is our future. That future, for some of us now, it is torture…no innovations, no SMART (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Real...


Wonderful Torch War

Publicado 17 de marzo de 2014 no picture Achmad

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As a young man who is passionate about history and culture, I try to explore all Indonesian cultures. Although Indonesia has diverse cultures, I don’t stop my to understanding the details of some of the wonderful cultures. My unforgettable experience on watching Perang Obor or the war of the torch, I was impressed by how dangerous this culture is still allowed to be conducted. This tradition is from the Jepara Municipality, Central Java. It was very harmful because the war used a torch to dry...


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