When And Where Did Blues Music Come From?
Influencing several major genres to come, Blues developed from a mix of African and European folk and religious music.
What Is Argentine Tango Dance?
From its late 1800s roots in Argentina and Uruguay, the social dance soon spread across much of the world.
Where Did Rap And Hip Hop Music Come From?
Spreading from its origins in African American communities in 1970s New York City, today hip hop has arrived in virtually every corner of the globe.
Religious Beliefs In North Korea
North Korea's government tightly controls and somewhat discourages the practice of religion, of which Korean shamanism and Chondoism are the two most...
Presidents Of Peru Since 1945
The President of Peru is the country's Head of State and Head of Government, and is directly elected to serve 5-year terms.
Prime Ministers and Premiers of Peru Since 1945
Peru's Premier, often referred to as Prime Minister, is appointed by the President to head the Council of Ministers.
Abramtsevo Art Movement Of Russia
The late 1800s slavophile artists of Abramtsevo rejected Western European art in favor or more uniquely Russian styles.
K-Pop, J-Pop, And C-Pop Music And Dance
Music in South Korea, Japan, and China have been heavily influenced by that of the Western World since World War II.
Thingvellir - Birthplace Of Icelandic Democracy
For almost nine centuries, the Althing assembly met at Thingvellir to govern and administer Iceland.
Famous Dance Forms From Around The World
Bhangra, salsa, flamenco, samba, belly dancing, and break dancing are only a few of the dance forms that have won the hearts of people worldwide.
What Was The Charleston Dance?
In the 1920s, the Charleston dance, with its iconic hands-on-knees stance, took the United States by storm.
What Is Jitterbug Dance And Where Did It Come From?
Jitterbug dancing was popular in black and white communities alike as it took the United States by storm amidst the turmoil of the 1930s and 1940s.
Where Did Calypso Dance And Music Come From?
Calypso developed in the Caribbean with influences from Kaiso and other West African dances in the 18th through 20th Centuries.
What Is Psychedelic Music?
Made widely popular in 1960s America, psychedelic music attempts to replicate hallucinogenic experiences for listeners.
Top Rated Universities In The United States
Times Higher Education ranked California Institute of Technology as the world's leading university in 2015-2016.
The Saddest Countries In The World In 2016
The World Happiness Report of 2016 recognized Burundi, Syria, and Togo as the least happy countries in the world.
Highly Ranked Universities In Africa
South Africa's University of Cape Town consistently ranks as one of the best on the continent, and is globally respected along with the other African...
Highest Rated Universities In The United Kingdom (Great Britain)
Times Higher Education ranked Oxford as Britain's leading university in 2015-2016.
Prime Ministers Of Malaysia
The Malaysian Prime Minister leads the Cabinet, is the Head of Government, and serves as an adviser to the Malaysian monarch.