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Some articles on traditions, tradition:

English Underground
... The English underground is a branch in England's history of art, especially the musical traditions ... sensibility of native English folk song, as that tradition has been passed down through the generations, often without any formal conveyance ... We must remember the 'underground' of the ballad singer and the fairground which handed on traditions to the nineteenth century (to the music hall, or Dickens' circus folk or Hardy's pedlars and ...
Dongyang - Miscellaneous - Culture - Traditions
... A famous local tradition in Dongyang is the virgin boy egg (Chinese 童子尿煮鸡蛋 pinyin Tóngzǐ Niào Zhǔ Jīdàn), an annual tradition in early spring time ...
Music Of Madagascar - Traditional Music - Vocal Traditions
... Vocal traditions in Madagascar are most often polyharmonic southern vocal styles bear strong resemblance to South African singing (as exemplified by ...
Colorado School Of Mines - Traditions - M-Climb
... While also being a mild hazing tradition, students take great pride in this process as it symbolizes the struggle they endure at the school to reach their goals ...
Hanamachi - Kyoto Hanamachi - Traditions
... A summer tradition, around the time of the Gion Festival among Kyoto hanamachis is to distribute personalized uchiwa (団扇?, flat fans) to favored patrons and stores the maiko or geiko frequent ...

Famous quotes containing the word traditions:

    ... the more we recruit from immigrants who bring no personal traditions with them, the more America is going to ignore the things of the spirit. No one whose consuming desire is either for food or for motor-cars is going to care about culture, or even know what it is.
    Katharine Fullerton Gerould (1879–1944)

    But generally speaking philistinism presupposes a certain advanced state of civilization where throughout the ages certain traditions have accumulated in a heap and have started to stink.
    Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977)

    I think a Person who is thus terrifyed [sic] with the Imagination of Ghosts and Spectres much more reasonable, than one who contrary to the Reports of all Historians sacred and profane, ancient and modern, and to the Traditions of all Nations, thinks the Appearance of Spirits fabulous and groundless.
    Joseph Addison (1672–1719)