South African art has always taken on the unique flavour of the country. From the 4 000-year-old cave paintings of the San Bushmen – the richest collection of rock art in Africa – to the homegrown conceptual art movement that sprang up as apartheid came to an end in the 1990s and the most recent contemporary museum in Cape Town, ZEITZ MOCAA. South Africa’s history of art is closely tied to the political landscape, and most times reflects that landscape.
Hungary is a beautiful country in the heart of Europe. Whether you visit Budapest, the capital city, the picturesque castles, palaces in smaller cities or the stunning countryside – finding hidden treasures is guaranteed.
Mongolia has a rich cultural and artistic tradition, which has been evolving from ancient times until today’s era of globalization. Performance, land, and digital art are some of the diverse aspects of Mongolian contemporary art heavily influenced by shamanic rituals, religious myths, and indigenous cultures specific to the country and beyond.
The art of carpet weaving in Iran date back to more than 4000 years ago. Persian carpets and rugs were initially woven as articles of necessity to cover the floors of nomadic tribesmen, giving them protection from the cold and damp. After sometime their design evolved and two main design categories emerged:
Türkiye has a special geographical location, straddling Eurasia, and Istanbul was once the capital of Byzantium and Rome. Türkiye is exceptionally rich in archeological heritage boasting 19,475 registered archeological sites. Türkiye’s tangible and intangible cultural heritage is unique in the world. Türkiye is home to 16 cultural and 2 mixed UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Mixed heritage sites contain elements of both natural and cultural significance. History comes alive as you travel within Türkiye. Sites with unique culture and historical significance can be admired and will enrich your knowledge of humanity’s extensive heritage.