In about the year 900 some Vikings grabbed a bunch of Irish lasses and emigrated to the island of Iceland.
A Good Story from Afghanistan
Young Afghans are working with lapis lazuli stones in Balkh province.
Talks at “Music for the Eyes”
Four talks on Central Asian countries are scheduled this summer in our shop.
The “Muse and I” Concert
In March, Whidbey Island musicians performed a “shop concert” at Music for the Eyes.
“East Meets West” Concert at Music for the Eyes
Local and Indian musicians perform on santoor, tabla, hammer dulcimer and digeridoo.
The Little Yurt That Traveled to Both Washingtons
The model yurt in Music for the Eyes appeared in an exhibition in the Washington DC Textile Museum.
The Lakai Tribe of Central Asia
The Uzbek-speaking lakai are the only real nomads left in Central Asia.
“New” Delhi–No Riding on the Tops of the Cars
On a recent trip to India, we learn that though things change, they stay the same!
Tibetan Aprons Tell A Story
Tibetans in exile maintain their culture through traditional dress.
“Get thee to a nunnery” in Dharamsala
Dharamsala is the seat of the Tibetan government-in-exile and a focal point of Tibetan exile life.