Unesco’s 2019 World Heritage List
This week on The Sound Kitchen, you’ll hear the answer to the question about Unesco’s 2019 additions to the World Heritage List. There’s “On This Day”, a word from listener Muhammad Shamim from Thiruvananthapuram (I dare you to say that three times fast!) in India, great music, and of course, the new quiz question. Just click on the arrow in the photo above and enjoy!
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This week’s quiz: On 20 July, I asked you a question about Unesco’s World Heritage list - 29 new additions had just been announced. I asked you to write in with the names of five of them, and tell me the age of each place you chose.
Click here to see the new sites. And if you have visited any of them, write and tell us all about it – and send us your photos!
The winners are: RFI Listeners Club members Samuel Francis from St Catherine, Jamaica and Ralf Urbanczyk from Eisleben, Germany. From Keralam State, India, there’s Muhammad Shamim, the president of the RFI Golden Eagles Club. Rounding out the list of winners this week is Richard Wasajja from Kampala, Uganda and Jamiul Islam from Naogaon, Bangladesh.
Here’s the music you heard on this week’s program: Vivaldi: “The Four Seasons”: Autumn, performed by violinist Julia Fischer and the Academy of St Martin in the Fields; “Lila Akoustik” written and performed by Les Hamadcha de Fès, DjClick, Mohamed Bouamar, and Frédéric Calmes; “The Flight of the Bumblebee” by Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov, and “Ahlam”, written by Nesrine Belmokh and Matthieu Saglio, with lyrics by Leïla Guinoun.
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