Black Canadian artists explore what freedom means through music, poetry and dance

CBC News published this video item, entitled “Black Canadian artists explore what freedom means through music, poetry and dance” – below is their description. Poet Peace Akintade, hip hop artist Michie Mee and musician Bukola took part in CBC Arts special FreeUp! Emancipation Day 2021 on Aug. 1. They discuss what freedom means to them … Read more Black Canadian artists explore what freedom means through music, poetry and dance

Live: Time travel with literary giant Su Dongpo

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Live: Time travel with literary giant Su Dongpo” – below is their description. Known as “the city of poetry and books,” Meishan City in Sichuan Province is the hometown of Su Dongpo, one of China’s greatest literary figures. Meishan is also famous for its delicacies, including Dongpo Pork and … Read more Live: Time travel with literary giant Su Dongpo

Live: Time travel with literary giant Su Dongpo

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Live: Time travel with literary giant Su Dongpo” – below is their description. Known as “the city of poetry and books,” Meishan City in Sichuan Province is the hometown of Su Dongpo, one of China’s greatest literary figures. Meishan is also famous for its delicacies, including Dongpo Pork and … Read more Live: Time travel with literary giant Su Dongpo

Tibetan poet’s ancient verse chanted by musicians in Litang

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Tibetan poet’s ancient verse chanted by musicians in Litang” – below is their description. For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-07-13/Tibetan-poet-s-ancient-verse-chanted-by-musicians-in-Litang-11RHAB6Ukec/index.html Hailed as a prince of love songs on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, Tsangyang Gyatso wrote poems that shine like glittering stars in Tibetan literature. Gyatso was so smitten by the famed county of … Read more Tibetan poet’s ancient verse chanted by musicians in Litang

When will the US finally reckon with its slave-holding past? | The Stream

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “When will the US finally reckon with its slave-holding past? | The Stream” – below is their description. Unlike Germany with the Holocaust and South Africa with Apartheid, the United States has not had a proper reckoning with its slave-holding past. Poet, scholar and writer Clint Smith … Read more When will the US finally reckon with its slave-holding past? | The Stream

Iran’s new president: What’s next for the country’s media? | The Listening Post

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Iran’s new president: What’s next for the country’s media? | The Listening Post” – below is their description. Iran’s new president-elect is heading into the job carrying some baggage from the past that neither he nor the country’s state-friendly news outlets care to talk about. Contributors: Mahsa … Read more Iran’s new president: What’s next for the country’s media? | The Listening Post

“Retrieve the history:” Elder Duke Redbird on why Canada Day 2021 is a time of reckoning

Global News published this video item, entitled “”Retrieve the history:” Elder Duke Redbird on why Canada Day 2021 is a time of reckoning” – below is their description. On National Indigenous Peoples Day, Elder Duke Redbird, a poet, artist and educator, shared his knowledge on the history and the lives of Indigenous Peoples in Canada … Read more “Retrieve the history:” Elder Duke Redbird on why Canada Day 2021 is a time of reckoning

Dragon Boat Festival origins: A tribute to great poet

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Dragon Boat Festival origins: A tribute to great poet” – below is their description. For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video The coming Monday marks Dragon Boat Festival – also known as the Duanwu #Festival in China – an iconic celebration, which memorializes the death of ancient patriotic #Chinese poet Qu Yuan. China … Read more Dragon Boat Festival origins: A tribute to great poet

UN Chamber Music Society Concert in Celebration of Russian Language Day

United Nations published this video item, entitled “UN Chamber Music Society Concert in Celebration of Russian Language Day” – below is their description. On Sunday, 6 June 2021, the UN Chamber Music Society of the United Nations Staff Recreation Council (UNCMS) will present a virtual concert in celebration of UN Russian Language Day, which will … Read more UN Chamber Music Society Concert in Celebration of Russian Language Day

China and the world: Sailing in boundless ocean to expand cooperation

CGTN published this video item, entitled “China and the world: Sailing in boundless ocean to expand cooperation” – below is their description. Over 1,000 years ago, a Chinese poet wrote, “Boundless is the ocean where we sail with the wind.” It means there is no geographical limit to where we can travel to meet friends. … Read more China and the world: Sailing in boundless ocean to expand cooperation

The Forgotten People: Conversations around race and equality

Sky News published this video item, entitled “The Forgotten People: Conversations around race and equality” – below is their description. Sky News set out to discover whether conversations around race and inequality after George Floyd’s death had made any impact on the lives of people from ethnically diverse backgrounds. But it’s impossible to measure this … Read more The Forgotten People: Conversations around race and equality

Dante’s legacy: Efforts to clear the famed poet’s name

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Dante’s legacy: Efforts to clear the famed poet’s name” – below is their description. Dante Alighieri may be celebrated as one of the fathers of Italian literature, but he was a convicted criminal who was forced into exile until he died. The writer of the ‘Divine Comedy’ … Read more Dante’s legacy: Efforts to clear the famed poet’s name

YO! MTV RAPS STREETS: London | When Poet met Chip | MTV UK

MTV UK published this video item, entitled “YO! MTV RAPS STREETS: London | When Poet met Chip | MTV UK” – below is their description. Subscribe to MTV UK for more great videos and exclusives! https://bit.ly/3gJ08D9 YO! MTV Raps is one of MTV’s most iconic, pioneering shows that gave the rap and hip-hop genre and … Read more YO! MTV RAPS STREETS: London | When Poet met Chip | MTV UK

Author Michael Rosen on his long-COVID fight

Sky News published this video item, entitled “Author Michael Rosen on his long-COVID fight” – below is their description. The author and poet Michael Rosen spent 48 days in intensive care after contracting COVID-19 and he continues to experience symptoms almost a year later. But the writer of ‘We’re Going On A Bear Hunt’ has … Read more Author Michael Rosen on his long-COVID fight

Tibetan Vocal Group brings a feast of traditional music to audiences

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Tibetan Vocal Group brings a feast of traditional music to audiences” – below is their description. For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-04-29/Tibetan-Vocal-Group-brings-a-feast-of-traditional-music-to-audiences-ZRt7Z7lmiA/index.html The young members of a Chinese band named Tibetan Vocal Group performed two songs at CGTN’s “Music Voyage” Festival on April 29 in Chengdu, southwest China’s Sichuan Province. The first … Read more Tibetan Vocal Group brings a feast of traditional music to audiences