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KARNEVAL: GERMANY'S OBSESSION WITH NATIVE AMERICANS
19 Feb 2024
Karneval: Germany's obsession with Native Americans
In Germany, it's common for people to dress up as Native Americans at annual Karneval parades. Is it time to put a stop to this tradition?
7 Nov 2023
Banksy Cut and Run Exhibition: Review
This Summer (2023), Banksy's first official exhibition in 14 years opened in Glasgow's GoMA. Just about as elusive as Banksy himself, the Cut and Run exhibition was truly enigmatic, forbidding any public photography. Fortunate enough to get her hands on tickets, Emma Burnett recounts her experience of possibly the most intimate exploration of the legendary Banksy ever seen before.
7 Nov 2023
Falling for Autumn: why are autumn traditions in the US so at odds with the weather?
Across social media, Americans living in the southern states are giving a taste of their fall décor. However, this is completely at odds with the weather in the places they live, consisting of orange leaves and pumpkins. Is there a reason for this cultural difference, or is it just something we must accept about the American experience?
Meet the Editor
Holly is our 2023/24 Culture Editor. A final year English and French student, Holly is interested in languages and cultures, with a particular interest in film. For her, writing for Lingo is a way to enjoy this further and be a bit more purposeful with her interests, find and share new things!