World Music Day

World Music Day

Music is an art form with a special gift that makes it stand out among all others: everyone can identify with music, in some form or another. That’s why every June 21st The Fête de la Musique, (also known as Make Music Day or World Music Day), is celebrated. Later in the year,...
Give me a Coconut Kiss!

Give me a Coconut Kiss!

“Besitos de coco” is a traditional dessert in Antillean and Caribbean cuisine. They’re a kind of cookie or soft bread loaded with coconut, sweetened with papelón or piloncillo and perfumed with spices like cinnamon, cloves, ginger and sweet pepper or...
International Day of Peace

International Day of Peace

It was 34 years ago when the United Nations (UN), under resolution 36/67, decided that the whole world should observe a day in which a cease fire and non-violence should prevail among Earth’s inhabitants, but it wasn’t until the year 2005 that it was decided to celebrate...