We all are indeed a product of former generations whether we are aware of it or not. Each individual undoubtedly carries many different sorts of heritage which may be in the form of physical material or spiritual values which reflect in their norms and traditions. The definition of the concept of Cultural Heritage has developed with history. At present, it doesn’t end at monuments and collection of objects. It also includes traditions or living expressions inherited from our ancestors and passed on to our descendants, such as oral traditions, performing arts, special practices, rituals, festive events, knowledge, and practices concerning nature and the universal knowledge & skill to produce traditional crafts.
ICOMOS (International Scientific Committee on Cultural Tourism) 1997 Cultural tourism can be defined as that activity which enables people to experience the different ways of life of other people, thereby gaining at first hand an understanding of their customs, traditions, the physical environment, the intellectual ideas and those places of architectural, historic, archaeological or other cultural significance which remain from earlier times. Cultural tourism differs from recreational tourism in that it seeks to gain an understanding or appreciation of the nature of the place being visited. UNWTO (World Tourism Organization) 2004 (Cultural tourism) represent movements of people motivated by cultural intents such as study tours, performing arts, festivals, cultural events, visits to sites and monuments, as well as travel for pilgrimages… it is also about immersion in and enjoyment of the lifestyle of the local people, the local area and what constitutes its identity and
It is i project that is connecting cultures, religions and the people that make Europe, and uses heritage as a tool for better mutual understanding between people from all backgrounds as it bridges differences and contributes to the great social cohesion. Cultural heritage in this sense helps people to undersand better complexity and continuity of the history. Cultural heritage tells not only about the past, but as well its present and the future. The objects and the locations are not important only by themselves, they are important because of their meanings and usage that we attribute to them as well as the values of cultural heritage they
Joomla cultural diversity also cites different cultures to respect each other's differences. The word "cultural diversity" means any type of human society or culture in the particular area, or completely in the world. Globalization is often said that the cultural diversity of the world will have a negative effect. Opposition and support By prejudice with biodiversity, which is considered essentially for the long-lasting survival of the earth, it can be argued that cultural diversity is very important for humanity's long-term survival; and that The protection of local cultures is as important as human being as protection of species and ecosystems is usually life. General UNESCO General Conference achieved this position in 2001, Article 1 of the World Heritage on Cultural Diversity has emphasized that "cultural diversity is that humanity is as essential as human being
Cultural identities are signalled by the involvement in commemorative events in the a particular environment, during these events established cultural identities have an opportunity to rekindle their cultural identities, as well as unite with members of their community (Samorava , Porter, & McDaniel, 2009, p. 166). Employee’s identities are very complex and they are greatly shaped by culture, and establishing cultural identity is very important giving the various ways of doing it, one of the most important being language, accent, and how names are called, reflecting who the person is, and where they come from
Cultural activities are considered as a significant catalyst for city development due to many reasons as it plays a role in urban tourist and visitor draws, and a significant factor in how individuals choose where to live and work. Many researchers have focused on the success of specific cul-tural projects in urban regeneration. The current literature lacks, however, a discussion of how local governments in Egypt could de-velop and implement cultural strategies. Many agree that culture is important, but to what extent do cultural activities become mecha-nisms for economic development? What types of cultural activities and programs can municipal governments support?
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization [UNESCO] (2002) recognizes the importance of culture as a factor for sustainable development in its Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity, as well as in “respecting and protecting traditional knowledge, in particular that of indigenous peoples; recognizing the contribution of traditional knowledge, particularly with regard to environmental protection and the management of natural resources, and fostering synergies between modern science and local knowledge” (Objective 14, p. 7). However, a robust concept regarding culture is required in the context of environmental science or in discussing sustainable development in general. This is also particularly important in tackling
It is important to maintain and understand the culture similarities and difference between two cultures. Everyone should respect others culture and try to understand others culture goals and norms as it is important to live with different cultural people. As every culture have its own norms, goals, experiences and
“Culture diversity is a mainspring for sustainable development for individuals, communities and countries (1).” Moreover, it is a fundamental feature of human society, but also an import driving force of human civilization. As more and more companies’ focus on the globalization development, that impact of cultural diversity also increased remarkably; especially Hospitality
CULTURAL HERITAGE AND MULTIMEDIA Cultural heritage has a big part in tourism industry. Not only as a source of attractions but also for the whole development of the destination image and it plays important educational role for the visitors. But because of the global changes in the world, that affects also different cultures, museums and other cultural institutions are trying to re-build the interest in visiting such centers and provide more interest in inovative ways. Not many visitors are attracted to go in cultural institutions, because general thought about them is, that they're not interesting, which becomes problem for keeping heritage alive. (Economou,1998) In the following pages, there will be discussed some of the problems museums