to own culture you must live it

To own culture, you must live it.

Witness the Burmese Longyi cloth——a sarong-like cloth——which the Burmese wear daily for work. And nobody in Japan felt any need to register the Kabuki theater format; nobody in the World can mistake their heritage as belonging to anyone else.

Before we register a world heritage, or even a national heritage, it must first be alive in our everyday lives.


[Some ‘talk’ today on the SocMeds about preserving national cultures & heritages…] [venting my opinions here, as opposed to jumping into the fray.]


Author: Ferdi Zebua

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