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Talking about a revolution (Issue II/2020)

Egg heads

by Giovane Élber

The football legend tells about a custom in Brazil.

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Finally! (Issue I/2020)

Proud symbolic bird

by Melanie Taylor

About a special animal from Panama

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Finally! (Issue I/2020)

White is the colour of mourning

by Shumona Sinha

The author recounts a custom in her home country India

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Nonstop (Issue III/2019)

Calming the spirits

by Muzamil Sekulima

When someone in the Baganda tribe in Uganda dies, we perform rituals so that the spirit of the deceased can finally pass into the afterlife.

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Nonstop (Issue III/2019)

Bat hunter

by Danica J. Stark

About a special animal on Borneo.

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Nonstop (Issue III/2019)

Subtle love

by Kim Thuy

In Vietnam, people don't talk openly about their feelings.

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Guilt (Issue II/2019)

A living gift

by Désirée Martine Soutonnoma

In Burkina Faso, a chicken is a valuable asset but is rarely slaughtered for family meals.

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Guilt (Issue II/2019)

Fashionable feathers

by Nick Dall

The ostrich, a native of South Africa, has long played an important role in the nation's economy.

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Above (Issue I/2019)

A toast to the lassies

by A. L. Kennedy

Burns night is a big thing. You don't think about it when you're growing up but it's actually really nice that this national, specifically Scottish thing is a celebration of a writer, a very humanist and unusual writer.

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Above (Issue I/2019)

The baby oracle

by Young-Sim Song

In the past, Koreans were very poor, and many babies did not make it to their first birthday due to illness or famine. That is why this event is marked with a lavish celebration.

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Above (Issue I/2019)

Just touch

by Marabi S. Hydara

Gambia, like many West African countries, is blessed with crocodiles. What is unique, however, is how these reptiles are respected and appreciated. 

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Poorest nation, richest nation (Issue III+IV/2018)

Holy Antelopes

by Kumar Prashant

According to Hindu mythology, in the beginning of the world, there was a great cosmic something that split into two: a male part and a female part. Both of these parts then produced all other existing beings, in pairs.

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Poorest nation, richest nation (Issue III+IV/2018)

Communal dinner on sundays

by Falefatu Tamotu

There is a special ritual on Sundays in Samoa: We come together as a family and we prepare our umu, our earth oven. 

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Poorest nation, richest nation (Issue III+IV/2018)

The ghosts of reconciliation

by Mia Couto

A lot of people in Mozambique believe in ghosts. They are convinced that we are being guided by seen and unseen forces.

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Heroes (Issue II/2018)

No jealousy

by Amira Bassim

"That's a pretty boy" or "I have a great new job" are sentences which are rarely heard in Egypt for fear that they spark envy and the evil eye.

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Heroes (Issue II/2018)

The Norman hole

by Bruno Massot

In France food is always a big topic!

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Earth, how are you doing? (Issue I/2018)

Animal friendly tequila

by Luis Viques

The small Mexican flower bat lives in central Mexico, for part of the year at least.

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Earth, how are you doing? (Issue I/2018)

Ask the moon

by Naradelger Tangad

In Mongolia, going to the hairdresser or booking up an electrician is not something to do off the cuff.

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Earth, how are you doing? (Issue I/2018)

Fire running

by Samuel Finzi

One of the oldest Bulgarian rites is Nestinarstvo, or fire running. Women and men - the Nestinari - actually run across glowing coals.

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Une Grande Nation (Issue IV/2017)

Politely drunk

von Franziska Schulz

Anyone who wants to get a little tipsy in South Korea is not just in danger of falling over. 

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Une Grande Nation (Issue IV/2017)

Feathered folk

by Leelo Tungal

About a special animal in Estonia.

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Une Grande Nation (Issue IV/2017)

Rumba bars

by Fiston Mwanza Mujila

The stories coming out of my homeland, the Democratic Republic of Congo, are mostly sad. They are usually about colonialism, violence and war. But anyone who takes a walk through the streets of Kinshasa will find one thing above all: music. 

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Neuland (Ausgabe II/2016)

Death and beauty

by Francisco Méndez

About a special animal in Mexico.

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Russland (Ausgabe III/2015)

Champion pigeons

by Irene Pujadas

About a special animal in Spain.

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