Category: <span>Мистецтво</span>

Somali-American Designer Debuts Hijabs at Nordstrom 

Somali-American Designer Debuts Hijabs at Nordstrom 

A Somali-American fashion designer is launching a line of headscarves with a major North American retailer to give Muslim women more options and to make hijabs more visible to U.S. shoppers. VOA Somali’s Maxamud Mascadde has our story from the Midwest state of Minnesota, narrated by Radhia Adam. …

Cleveland’s Major League Baseball Team Goes from Indians to Guardians

Cleveland’s Major League Baseball Team Goes from Indians to Guardians

Known as the Indians since 1915, Cleveland’s Major League Baseball team will be called Guardians.The ballclub announced the name change Friday — effective at the end of the 2021 season — with a video on Twitter narrated by actor and team fan Tom Hanks. The decision ends months of internal […]

UN Chief Calls on Warring Parties to Observe Olympic Truce

UN Chief Calls on Warring Parties to Observe Olympic Truce

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on all warring parties to observe the traditional Olympic truce during the upcoming Olympic and Paralympic Games in Japan, and to pursue cease-fires and lasting peace after the competitions end.The U.N. chief said in a video message Thursday that athletes from around the world have […]

Unvaccinated US Swimmer Sparks Debate as Olympics Start

Unvaccinated US Swimmer Sparks Debate as Olympics Start

A debate is brewing between former gold medalist Maya DiRado and some American swimmers over U.S. medal threat Michael Andrew’s decision not to be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus as he prepares to compete at the Tokyo Olympics.DiRado sparked the discourse this week with a lengthy thread on Twitter in […]

Flagbearers to Send Messages of Equality and Justice at Olympic Opening Ceremony

Flagbearers to Send Messages of Equality and Justice at Olympic Opening Ceremony

Many Olympic nations are expected to demonstrate their support for gender equality and racial justice on Friday night with their selections of athletes to carry flags at the opening ceremony.The International Olympic Committee changed it rules and asked each nation to select two flagbearers in an effort to increase gender […]

Midler, Gordy Among New Kennedy Center Honorees 

Midler, Gordy Among New Kennedy Center Honorees 

The Kennedy Center Honors will return in December with a class that includes Motown Records creator Berry Gordy, “Saturday Night Live” mastermind Lorne Michaels and actress-singer Bette Midler.Organizers expect to operate at full capacity, after last year’s ceremony was delayed for months and later conducted under COVID-19 restrictions.This 44th class […]

Olympic Games an Afterthought for Some Americans

Olympic Games an Afterthought for Some Americans

Barring another postponement, Friday’s opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics will launch competitions overshadowed by a pandemic that has already forced a major delay, has interfered with the pageantry ahead of the Games, and will keep spectators from the stands and prevent some athletes from competing at all.For casual observers […]

Milwaukee Bucks Win NBA Championship

Milwaukee Bucks Win NBA Championship

Giannis Antetokounmpo had the Larry O’Brien Trophy in one arm, the NBA Finals MVP trophy in the other and there was a cigar on the table in front of him.All the work it took to lift the Milwaukee Bucks from a team that won 15 games when he was a […]

Athletes Expected to Speak Their Minds at Tokyo Games

Athletes Expected to Speak Their Minds at Tokyo Games

Since the last Summer Olympics in 2016, a global Black Lives Matter protest movement has resurfaced. The “Me Too” movement sprung up in support of women’s rights. And both may influence the Tokyo Games, which are expected to be a major platform for athlete activism.Several high-profile athletes competing at the […]

Brisbane Picked to Host 2032 Olympics Without Rival Bid

Brisbane Picked to Host 2032 Olympics Without Rival Bid

Brisbane was picked Wednesday to host the 2032 Olympics, the inevitable winner of a one-city race steered by the IOC to avoid rival bids.The Games will go back to Australia 32 years after the popular 2000 Sydney Olympics. Melbourne hosted in 1956.“We know what it takes to deliver a successful […]

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