UNESCO Category 2 Centers Gathered in Annual Meeting

Active UNESCO Category 2 Centres (C2Cs) held the Fifth Annual Coordination Meeting of Category 2 Centres in Shiraz, Iran from 10 to 11 September 2017. As designated by UNESCO through agreements with Member States, C2Cs provide a contribution to UNESCO’s...

The Spectacular Durga Puja of West Bengal

Durga Puja sits at the core of Bengali identity in India. It is also the biggest annual festival in the Indian state of West Bengal. Held in autumn, between September and October, Durga Puja is essentially a Hindu religious event,...


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