Multiculturalism in Fashion.

The term fashion refers to a practice or a popular style in clothing, footwear, non-apparel, make-up and sometimes body. Specifically, it is the trend in which the person dresses. Although the trends are fleeting and very often subjective, fashion itself is a constant. As quoted by Mark Twain “Clothes make a man. Naked people have…

Multiculturalism as an impact of globalization.

In order to understand the content of this blog, we need to first understand what globalization is and the degree to which it affects our lives. The definition of the term itself is “the increasing interaction of people through the growth of the international flow of money, ideas and culture.” It is mainly an economic…

Coffee culture through the ages.

No matter which part of the world we come from, or what culture we choose to follow, we have one thing in common; Coffee. Most of us can relate to our daily ritual of waking up and drinking coffee to energize our mornings, especially in today’s day and age where we follow a coffee culture…

Lost Cultures: The Ancient City of Pompeii

Of all the ancient civilisations, the Greeks and the Romans were the ones that reached the zenith in the fields of literature, art, philosophy, politics, and mathematics. It is rightfully said that the Romans and Greeks laid out the foundation of our civilisation today. But great gains are almost always accompanied by tragic losses and…

How Different Languages can Affect Marketing Campaigns

A common perception is that the visuals and images of an advert are the most important aspects of the overall content, which is understandable as it is the imagery that our brain registers first. However, a visual alone does not convey the message and that is the significance of the ad copy. The importance of…

The Influence of Ancient Roman Culture on Modern Society

From the creation of basic law and order systems to the development of democratic government processes, the influence of ancient Roman culture in today’s society is both significant and far reaching. Furthermore, the Romans played a massive part in shaping fine arts, literature, and music, while also making great advancements in the areas of city…

Video is the New Content King

Over the last decade, the landscape of digital marketing and advertising has seen a massive facelift in terms of how people consume content. Fewer and fewer desktop and laptops are being used; instead, people now prefer using their mobile phones and tablets for browsing the internet, watching movies and even shopping. Furthermore, digital technology is…

Equal Rights for All – Countries with the best pro-LGBT laws

Donald Trump’s recent statement on his ban of transgender individuals from serving in the US military were hardly out of character. “After consultation with my generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States government will not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the US military.” Trump’s reasoning…

Is Hollywood finally fixing its problem of miscasting ethnic actors?

Movies like ‘Ghost in the Shell’ and TV series ‘Iron Fist’ have come under controversy for casting white actors in roles suited for ethnic nationalities. However, there have also been recent projects where Asian actors have landed mainstream roles, helping break typical casting stereotypes like the Asian martial arts expert and Indian computer programmer. The…

How Multiculturalism Helped Reshape Australian Cuisine

It’s no secret that Australian put a lot of love and effort into making some of the most delicious treats, both savoury and sweet. From delightful pavlovas to the iconic anzac biscuits, Australian foods have something to satisfy every type of palate. And one of the main reasons for this is the gradual evolution the…

The Influence of Jazz Music on Racial Tolerance in America

In the early years of slavery in the United States, African American black slaves were forbidden from talking about their masters. Jazz originated from the blues music that black slaves would use to talk in code about their hardships, particularly the oppressive nature of their servitude. In its essence, the blues was a form of…