Igbo Ora - The capital of twins

Igbo Ora - The capital of twins

(VOVWORLD) - Located 80 kilometers north of Lagos in Oyo state, Nigeria, the town of Igbo Ora is well known for a remarkably large number of twin births. Today we’ll have a talk...
India’s classical dance Kuchipudi

India’s classical dance Kuchipudi

(VOVWORLD) - Kuchipudi is an Indian classical dance form counted among the ten leading classical dance forms of India. A dance-drama performance art that originated in a village in the Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh, India...
How the Swedish celebrate Lucia Day?

How the Swedish celebrate Lucia Day?

(VOVWORLD) - The annual candlelit Lucia procession on December 13 is one of the more exotic Swedish customs, with girls and boys clad in white full-length gowns singing songs together. When the 400-year...
Tour around RoK's Hangang River

Tour around RoK's Hangang River

(VOVWORLD) -The Han river (or Hangang) is the major river flowing through the heart of Seoul, South Korea. This river is an iconic symbol of the capital not just because of its beautiful scenery but also...
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...