Jamaican People: Traditions, Art and Culture
Significance of the Jamaican motto
Jamaica has a rich and varied culture, and a very strong sense of self-identity. This island country, located in the Caribbean Sea, is known for many things including its scenic beauty and exotic cuisine. Here's a bit about the...
The Culture of Thailand
Thailand is truly a beautiful place, which has to be seen to be believed. In this Buzzle article, we tell more about the culture of this country, that will help you have a better and more enjoyable trip there.
Aksum - World Heritage Site in Ethiopia
The Kingdom of Aksum, in the Tigrai Region close to the North-Eastern Border of Ethiopia, was once the most powerful reigning state between the Eastern Roman Empire and Persia.
Different Cultures of the World
The different cultures of the world are the essence of various human civilizations, which we have come to acknowledge on a global level and revere as part of each nation's core beliefs and traditions.
How Female Beauty is Perceived in Different Cultures
American perception of female beauty
Beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder. But then, it depends on what the beholder perceives as beautiful, isn't it? Know all about the perception of female beauty in different cultures, in this Buzzle article.
Strange Customs Around the World
Bedouin coffee ritual
Customs and traditions differentiate an ethnic group or a community from others. There is tradition or "way of doing things" for any situation or occasion. Some are amusing, some are interesting and some are downright...
Difference Between Ethnicity and Nationality
If you have been trying hard to figure out what's the difference between ethnicity and nationality, with no success whatsoever, the following write-up on this topic will help you get a better understanding of the same.
List of Ethnic Groups from Around the World
The following article covers a list of ethnic groups in America as well as some other ethnic groups from other parts of the world. This Buzzle article will give an overview of the meaning of ethnicity, and how it has flourished in...
Difference Between Race and Ethnicity
The difference between race and ethnicity is often very confusing. If you ask people, each one of them will come up with different explanations for the terms. Many times, the terms are used vaguely as synonyms of each other. However...
Facts about Amish People
Amish people are conservative and lead a very simple life, devoid of the comforts of technology and innovations. Here are some facts about them, that will help one have a better understanding of their way of living.
Characteristics of Orientalism
Orientalism is a term used to define the representation of the eastern cultures and practices by the Western discourse. Read on to know more about the concept and the characteristics of Orientalism.
Multiculturalism in America
In the US, multiculturalism has promoted the socio-economic life of the American society. Let's check out its effects and benefits.
Culture of Africa
African culture is as diverse as the vast land of the continent. The following article will cover some information on their culture and introduce you to this beautiful continent.
Haitian Culture Facts
The Haitian culture is unique in spite of several influences from the East and the West. Here are some interesting facts about it.
What is Transhumance
Ancient men were nomads and migrated in masses in search of better pastures. After learning the art of agriculture, they settled down in one place. Today, there are certain regions where people carry out seasonal migration. This is...
Culture of Malaysia
The culture of Malaysia is quite varied, with influences coming in from other South Asian cultures. This Buzzle post presents a brief overview of Malaysian culture.
Australian Culture
Australia does not only have a unique flora and fauna, but also the culture and traditions. It is a beautiful land in a setting, that words fail to describe. Its culture is a perfect example of a 'blend' possible by the integration...
Irish Contributions to the American Culture
Irish influence in America is steeped in a history that is as integrated with the land as the natural characteristics themselves. Irish support has not only been welcomed, but is also appreciated.
Satanic Cults
It's faith which makes a man do things which are otherwise considered to be impossible. Whether for God or Satan, the belief molds one's mind and his way of thinking, and is the nutrition to keep his soul alive. Here are some...
Kalash Tribe
The Kalash tribe is an ethnic group that resides within the Hindu Kush mountain range. The tribesmen inhabit most of the Chitral district of Pakistan.
The Culture of Taiwan
Taiwan, the island of diversity is rich in culture and heritage. The interesting people, exotic food varieties and colorful festivities of glorious Taiwan continue to beckon tourists from across the globe. Is Taiwan already on your...
Haiti Culture
The culture and traditions of Haiti are a mix of French and Spanish cultures. This article provides more information about the same.
What is Rave Culture?
If you have often wondered what is rave culture, and the reason why it draws huge crowds, read on to know some facts associated with this controversial culture. Also find out how it derived this name.
Living Close to Nature - The Masai Tribes
A fascinating tribe, still unwilling to give up its ancestors' traditions in favor of modern life, the Masai tribe is representative for Africa. See more about their values and life in this article.
Cultural Relativism
The whole concept involves interpreting beliefs and activities from within the terms of the governing culture. It is very important, especially in the volatile circumstances of today, to understand the concept of cultural...
Ethical Relativism
The concept of ethical relativism revolves around the fact that different groups have different ethical standards in determining what is morally right and wrong, and their beliefs stand true to that particular group even when it...
Information About the Mound Builders
Fact about Emerald Mound
United States has a rich archaeological history to boast of - thanks to the prehistoric native Americans belonging to various cultures, who were named as mound builders due to the mounds built for ceremonial, burial or religious...
What is Culture?
Geert Hofstede quote on Culture
Culture is a complex system of behavior, values, beliefs, traditions and artifacts, which is transmitted through generations.
Why is Culture Important?
Why culture is important
Our behavioral patterns, belief systems, principles, and ways of living are the derivatives of our culture. Why is culture important? Read this Buzzle article to find the answer.
Characteristics of Culture
Characteristic of culture
Though cultures vary across different parts of the globe, they share certain characteristics and their basic elements remain the same. What is culture and what are its characteristics? What are the basic elements of culture?...
African Tutsi Tribe: History and Facts
African Tutsi tribe fact
The Tutsi tribe is ethnic to the African Great Lake regions. This tribe is also known as the Watusi tribe.
Key Differences and Similarities between French and American Culture
Difference between French and American culture
Through this article, we will look into the good deal of differences and a little bit of similarities that exist between the United States and France. Here's the summary of observations on the American and French culture.
Different Festivals of Lights Celebrated Around the World
Festivals of lights celebrated around the world
Festivals of lights across different cultures have a common thread in celebrating 'light' as opposed to the 'dark'. Some are however non-traditional fests, like the Berlin Light Festival, which appreciates the art of lighting. This...
Difference Between British and American Culture
Difference between British and American culture
What's soccer to one, is football to the other. What's jelly to one, is jam to the other. What's cookie to one, is biscuit for the other. What's... okay, so you understand what's exactly going on here, so here's some more on that...
Most Insane Festivals Around the World
El Colacho - purification rite in Spain
Speak of eating, drinking, and indulging, and all that comes to mind are festivals. Festivals bring in gaiety, a vivid splash of color, and lots of merriment. Well, these mentioned below, top the list for giving you just that, an...
Various Rites of Passage Rituals in Different Cultures
Rites of passage ritual - baptism
Rites of passage rituals celebrate the transitions in one's lives. Family and friends gather to bare witness, and impart wisdom, support, love, and strength in these crucial transitions.
Pros and Cons of a Nomadic Lifestyle
Pros and cons of a nomadic lifestyle
A nomadic lifestyle is for those who like to sleep under the sky and accept the whole world as their home. It teaches you many aspects of life that formal education cannot. As you meet new people, your horizon broadens, and you...
8 Amazing Flower Festivals Around The World
Canadian tulip festival
In today's hectic urban lifestyle, a flower festival comes as a breath of fresh air to rejuvenate the senses and experience the love and affection showered by Mother Nature on mankind. It can also be a great way to celebrate the...
Famous Food Festivals Around the World
Roadkill Cook-off Food Festival
There can be no better way for people to express immense pride in their heritage, their town, their harvests, and their aquatic treasures than to host a food festival and invite people from other places to taste their special...
Ways Transformational Festivals Can Spiritualize You
Transformational festivals effects
Transformational festivals, that began as music festivals initially, are witnessing a major change, and becoming more about community building, personal and social transformation, and spirituality. Get enlightened on why you may...
What are the Elements of Culture
The term 'culture' is rather broad, seeing as it is synonymous with the evolution of life as a whole on this planet. While all living beings do have a culture to speak of, in this Buzzle post, we will be looking at the elements of...
Historical Significance and Duties of a Lady-in-Waiting
Duties of a lady-in-waiting
History is filled with famous ladies-in-waiting of which some are famous for their notoriety, some for their political influence, and some for their loyalty towards their mistresses. With Buzzle, find out who is a lady-in-waiting...
History of Bantu People
Fact about Bantu people
In Africa, people from around 500 different ethnic backgrounds speak a common Bantu language and are hence, loosely termed as Bantu people. These languages are a branch of the Niger-Congo language families and are some of the most...
Maori Symbols
Maori symbols
The symbols of a culture define it. Wisdom of the Maoris seeps through the symbols that represent their ethos. Here is a short introduction to Maori culture's intricate symbology.
Samoan Culture
The culture in the islands of Samoa makes for a fascinating read. Read on to find out more about a system based on mutual respect, strong societal values, and fraternity - the Samoan culture.
Afghanistan - Culture, Traditions and Customs
The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan is located in Central Asia. Its culture, traditions and customs are unique to its geographical setting as a landlocked country. It is flanked by Pakistan, Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and...
Maori Culture
The Māori community is native to the island nation of New Zealand. Modern Māori lifestyle is a lot more westernized. However, remnants of a rich traditional culture exist even today. Here is a brief look at this culture.
Ethnicity Vs. Race
The only prime distinguishing characteristic between race and ethnicity is the physical appearance vs. the customs and traditional beliefs respectively. However, these are two overlapping concepts that have subtle differences. Here...
African Cultures and Traditions
Africa is a continent steeped in traditions derived from ancient as well as modern influences. To know more about African cultures and traditions read on...
Importance of Culture
Why is culture important? How do cultural values impact living? This Buzzle article gives you the answers.
Cajun: History, People, and Culture
The Cajun people first came to Louisiana in the Great Upheaval or Expulsion, which was a mass deportation of thousands of people from Acadie by the British in early 1755. Hundreds were imprisoned; many were separated from their...
Facts about Yoruba Culture
Fact about Yoruba beadwork
Yoruba are one of the largest groups that dominate the Southwestern parts of Nigeria. They are famous for their magnificent bead working, rich and creative sculpting and several other remarkable artistic forms. Their artworks are...
Swedish People and their Culture
Learn about the culture of Sweden and the lifestyle of its people. Also take a look at some famous Swedes.
13 Most Sacred Places Around the World
Jerusalem - a sacred place
Undoubtedly, the world today is more of a battleground, unlike the haven it used to be many centuries ago. However, despite all the peril and danger, there are still some sanctimonious places where man can retain his faith and...
10 Famous Cults in the World
Belief of the Heaven's Gate cult
A cult is almost always perceived as being malevolent in nature; however, this need not be the case always. This Buzzle article brings to you a list of 10 famous cults in the world.
What are the Elgin Marbles and Why are they so Controversial?
Fact about Elgin Marbles
Prized ancient marble relics known as the 'Elgin Marbles', which were originally a part of the famous Greek Parthenon, have been housed in the British Museum for decades. These have also been a bone of contention between the...
The Incredible Human Pyramid Festival in Tarragona
Human pyramid festival of Tarragona
Concurs de Castell festival, or as it is popularly known as the Human Pyramid Festival, is held biannually in the city of Tarragona, Spain. Attracting thousands of tourists from all over the world, this festival is definitely a...
Giant's Causeway: An Amazingly Beautiful World Heritage Site
Fact about the Giant's Causeway
Volcanoes are known and feared for the sheer magnitude of destruction they bring about. However, volcanic landforms depict the creative after-effects of many huge eruptions. The Giant's Causeway in Northern Ireland is a picturesque...
Kukur Tihar: The Amazing Festival in Nepal Where Dogs are Worshiped
Information about Kukur Tihar
Since ancient times, dogs have been held as the paragon of fierce loyalty and boundless, innocent love. However, in Nepal, this thought has been taken to the next level, with a festival solely to celebrate the existence of these...
Largest Human Gatherings Around the World
Kumbh Mela - largest human gathering
Gatherings have the power to bring humans together for a common cause. Some are organized with the purpose of making people feel inspired, while some make people reflect on their lives. In this Buzzle article, we are going to tell...
The Strange Mauritanian Tradition of Force-feeding Girls to Find a Husband
Mauritanian tradition of force-feeding girls
Agreeing to the fact about different perceptions of beauty around the world, there are some far-flung places where obesity is a sign of beauty. It is also seen as a symbol of wealth. We are talking about the tradition in...
Facts about Pamukkale: The Cotton Castle of Turkey
Fact about Pamukkale
Pamukkale, a natural site in the Denizli Province in Southwestern Turkey, evokes a sense of awe due to the expanse of its blanket of white calcium deposits. Join us in this Buzzle article as we take you through the details of this...
Hmong People: History, Culture, and Beliefs
Hmong people culture
Hmong people come from the mountainous areas just south of China. Due to political unrest and in search of farmland, they migrated southwards. Buzzle gives you a brief overview of the history, culture, and beliefs followed by this...
Celebrating The Summer Solstice
The longest day of the year is also a traditional festival day - how great is that?
The Celebration of the Summer Solstice Throughout History
Throughout human history, the summer solstice has had a special meaning to the people who have celebrated the moment, and it's more than just the longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere.