Britons' Film Favorites

Britons' Film Favorites

(VOVWORLD) - In London, the UK, popular movie channel Film 4 hosts an open air cinema every summer where Britons from all over the UK come and enjoy different genres of film together....
Cricket, traditional sport of England

Cricket, traditional sport of England

(VOVWORLD) - Cricket is a beautiful bat-and-ball game. And with an estimated 2.5 billion fans worldwide, it is the second-most popular sport in the world behind soccer. In England, Cricket has...
Hurling – an Irish cultural highlight

Hurling – an Irish cultural highlight

(VOVWORLD) - In our previous show, we explored some beautiful cultural traditions and culture of Ireland known across the world. In today’s Culture Rendezvous, our guest MH, a former student of Cork Institute of...
Cheese rolling race of England

Cheese rolling race of England

(VOVWORLD) - Every year, during Spring, the South West England Gloucester region hosts the annual cheese-rolling event where people from far and wide travel to watch competitors launch themselves down a hill in pursuit...
Indian philosopher Tagore and his global impact

Indian philosopher Tagore and his global impact

(VOVWORLD) - Though best known as a poet, Rabindranath Tagore was a man of many talents. The first Indian to win a Nobel Prize for literature, he wrote and composed a wide array of songs, including India’s national anthem. He...
Cape Town Minstrel Festival

Cape Town Minstrel Festival

(VOVWORLD) - The Cape Town Minstrel Carnival, also known as the Tweede Nuwe Jaar, or Second New Year, is a colorful parade in Cape Town, South Africa. It is as rich in history...
Cork City and Irish Pub Culture

Cork City and Irish Pub Culture

(VOVWORLD) - The traditions and culture of Ireland are known across the world and whilst millions celebrate and enjoy Irish traditions such as the Saint Patrick’s Day, Pub Culture, and Sports, many are not aware of their origins....
Nigerian traditional attire

Nigerian traditional attire

(VOVWORLD) - Nigeria, the most populous country in Africa, is well-known for its numerous tribes and ethnic groups. Yoruba people, one of Nigeria’s biggest ethnic community, have developed a variety of different handicraft products including...
US Baby shower party

US Baby shower party

(VOVWORLD) - A baby shower is a way to celebrate the expected or delivered birth of a child by presenting gifts to the mother at a party. The term shower is often assumed to mean that the expectant...
18th birthday party in Germany

18th birthday party in Germany

(VOVWORLD) - Celebrating your birthday is a big thing. For every decade and milestone, you have to celebrate it with all of your family and friends. Every birthday is a highlight in your life but...
How much should I tip?

How much should I tip?

(VOVWORLD) - How much should I tip? Is 15% a standard rate that applies across the board? Do residents of different countries view tipping differently? What about those coin jars placed near cash registers...
German traditional wedding customs

German traditional wedding customs

(VOVWORLD) - In many cultures all over the world, wedding ceremonies go hand in hand with special traditions and superstitions. Today we’ll talk to Josephine Struckmeier, a German student working...
German beer culture

German beer culture

(VOVWORLD) - Germany is a beer country, and that’s a fact. Thousands of brands of German beer have been created using just 4 ingredients: hops, barley, yeast, and water. That number continues...
Saint Patrick's Day

Saint Patrick's Day

(VOVWORLD) -Have you ever heard about Saint Patrick’s Day? Have you ever seen the whole river dyed green and people dressing all green for a day? Well, if you...
Ice hockey in Finland

Ice hockey in Finland

(VOVWORLD) - Although ice hockey is not the Finnish national sport, it is by far the most popular sport when measured by attendances and by national television coverage. Despite the country’s tiny population,...
Hanoi through the eyes of an English photographer

Hanoi through the eyes of an English photographer

(VOVWORLD) - Hanoi’s rich history, culture, and architecture have inspired a great number of Vietnamese and foreign artists. Marcus Lacey, a professional photographer from England is one. He has lived and took photographs...
The best thing about Finland's education system

The best thing about Finland's education system

(VOVWORLD) - Unquestionably that Finland has one of the best education systems in the world. According to a Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) study, Finnish school children are among the best in...
French eating habits

French eating habits

(VOVWORLD) - For millions of people around the globe, there’s nothing better than French cuisine. In France, eating is seen as a pleasure rather than simply fueling the body to get through...