Thursday, August 16, 2018
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Made in China Since the Qing Dynasty: Beijing Shoemaker Taps into...

BEIJING (Reuters)  In an ornately decorated building in central Beijing, cobbler Cai Wenke painstakingly makes shoes by hand in a process that has hardly changed...

Belgium’s Horseback Shrimpers Threatened by Dwindling Catch

KOKSIJDE, Belgium (Reuters) Belgium's traditional horseback shrimp fishermen say they are struggling to keep a centuries-old tradition alive because warming temperatures have lured other...

Mostar’s Youngest Diver Honours Centuries of Tradition

By Dado Ruvic MOSTAR, Bosnia (Reuters) Extreme sports might seem like a modern innovation for adrenaline junkies, but in the ancient Bosnian town of Mostar,...

Swiss Folklore Fans Gather for World’s Biggest Alpine Horn Festival

By Denis Balibouse NENDAZ, Switzerland (Reuters) The soft sounds of hundreds of wooden Swiss alpine horns filled the valley below Switzerland's Mount Tracouet on Sunday, as...

Sixty Bosnian Muslim Couples Marry at Mass Religious Wedding

By Maja Zuvela SARAJEVO (Reuters) Sixty Bosnian Muslim couples held a religious wedding ceremony in the capital Sarajevo on Thursday in what organisers said was...

Greece’s Last Bellmakers Keep Time-Honoured Trade Alive

By Karolina Tagaris PARAMYTHIA, Greece (Reuters) The silence blanketing the Greek plain is broken by the tinkle of a cowbell and the rumble of a...
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