Discover a Havana tradition that tells us the time
Every night, exactly at 9:00 p.m. local time, the thunderous shot of a cannon is heard in Havana, Capital of Cuba. Residents know that the 9:00 Cannon sounded and visitors wonder why.
Sadako and the thousand cranes
Since I was a child I liked to read, I suppose my father, also a regular reader, made me fall in love with reading by recommending titles. One of them was "Sadako wants to live" by Karl Bruckner. The...
Kukurizaru or hanging monkeys
The Kukurizaru (くくり猿) are the hanging monkeys of Kyoto, is a round ball-shaped talisman made of cloth, which symbolizes the monkeys in good faith, with the body of cloth of different colors...
Kodomo no Hi こどもの日, Children's Day
Surely we have all seen this type of flags in the form of tents, their name is koinobori (鯉 幟) or Satsuki-nobori (皐 幟, さ つ き の ぼ り) and are the traditional Japanese flags that are...
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