September 18, 2019 · 1:36 pm
One of the highlights of the ITU’s Telecom World this year was the generous hospitality of our Hungarian hosts. Preceding the impressive (if slightly concerning) drone display over the Danube, there was an excellent performance of music and dance in the recently refurbished neo-Renaissance Castle Garden Bazaar complex overlooking the Buda riverfront. I hope that the images below capture something of the evening’s entertainment. The men dancing were truly spectacular!
January 26, 2015 · 8:50 pm
Visiting Scarborough today – that’s Scarborough in Tobago, not Scarborough, Yorkshire – I came across this amazing mural painted on a wall just beneath the Botanical Garden. It captures so much of the culture of the island, represented in dancing, colour and energy, that I could not but help take some photographs – and share them here in the hope that others will enjoy them as much as I did!
October 20, 2014 · 1:11 pm
When I was last in Korea in 2013, I had the opportunity to watch some amazing drumming, martial arts and dancing in Seoul. I was therefore greatly looking forward to the celebration of Korean culture that was to accompany the welcome dinner for the ITU 2014 Plenipotentiary conference held in Busan this evening. As I hope the images below indicate, this was a vibrant and energetic performance that showed much about Korean culture, both old and new. Thanks to the people of Korea, and of Busan in particular, for sharing with us just a little bit of their beauty, culture and hospitality this evening.
September 3, 2014 · 10:12 am
I had the unexpected pleasure of accidentally attending a dance performance by an amazing group of Samoans who were raising money this evening for Samoa Lifeline (Faataua Le Ol), which is is the islands’ only non-government organisation dedicated to achieving a suicide free Samoa. Its main aim is to provide the people of Samoa with information, general and more specific help with any problems they may have that might lead them to be distressed enough to possibly consider suicide. It is a great initiative, and the dancers performed a range of dances reflecting those from different parts of the Pacific Islands, albeit largely in a modern idiom. They were so good that I just want to share these images below:
February 15, 2012 · 5:45 pm
Every evening of the first Africa-Asia regulatory conference hosted by the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka and organised jointly with the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation we were entertained by different groups of dancers and musicians who shared something of the country’s rich and diverse cultural heritage. I hope that the images below capture something of the beauty of Sri Lankan dancing.
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