LITHUANIA: LAND OF BASKETBALL

BY LIAM GARNIER What is the most popular sport in each country? For most of the world, it is football which is the most played sport in more than 150 nations. It is the case for the overwhelming majority of Europe except for 5 countries. Ireland plays their national Gaelic football and the Northern countries […]

ELEPHANTS IN LAOS

THE FORMER KINGDOM OF LAN XANG “LAND OF A MILLION ELEPHANTS” By LARA IRWIN Elephants are unique and multitalented animals. They are the largest living land animal and historically roam in Asia and Africa. The Asian elephant can weigh up to 11,000 pounds and stands anywhere from 7-12 feet tall. To sustain such a large […]

2022 NEW YORK AND A NEW ART YEAR

By CYNTHIA NADELMAN Newspapers Into Art Threatened but not yet extinct in the age of the Internet, the printed newspaper lives on. In the hands of artist Joan Giordano, the physical fact of newspapers and magazines from all over the world are an inspiration. They serve as subject and artistic foundation. Bold black headlines, writing […]

THE EPHEMERAL MAGIC OF ICE SCULPTURES

By TIIU KIRSIPUU Snow and ice sculptures have been made all over the world since time immemorial. This is something that has been a part of the Nordic winter and is offering joy for the viewers and the artists. Making ice sculptures continues to be popular in many countries in nowadays. I believe that many […]