The term “soft power” was coined by academic Joseph Nye of Harvard University to describe “the ability to attract and co-opt rather than coerce, use force or give money as a means of persuasion” in his 1990 book Bound to Lead:
It was a tough competition till the end but Emirati Mohammed Abdullah Bin Dalmook displayed consistency and top form to emerge victorious en route to grabbing the third ticket to the semi-final round called Golden Square of the 21st edition of the Fazza Championship for Youlah.
In the Jura Mountains running along the French-Swiss border, the precision skills behind some of the planet's finest watches and automatons have been handed down through the generations.
Members of the committee released a statement saying: “The legendary avenue has lost its splendour during the last 30 years. It has been progressively abandoned by Parisians and has been hit by several successive crises."
The heartening footfall to our festival thus far is a clear indication that heritage is a rich and interesting subject to all segments of the community
Heritage means different things to different people. When you think of heritage you think of monuments, such as the Pyramids of Egypt, the Taj Mahal or even the Colosseum of Rome. However, heritage just need not revolve around iconic
“There was no schedule for this particular festival but as soon we completed the restoration of the area, including 10 houses and three mosques along with the fort, we decided to have an event to celebrate the restoration of this historical area,” said Dr Abdulaziz Al Musallam
President Emmanuel Macron took the landmark decision to return the artworks — including a royal throne — taken by French troops over a century ago and housed at the Quai Branly museum in Paris.
Cairo’s downtown, with its old European-designed buildings, is wrestling to preserve its cultural heritage as Egypt readies a new capital in the desert.
Promoting our national heritage and preserving and documenting our history and traditions for future generations is of utmost importance to preserving our national identity, said Sheikha Maryam Bint Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, during the inaugural Cultural Councils Initiative meeting.