How AI is helping to recreate childhood memories

What do you do with a cherished memory that has no record — not even a photo or a video?  This Spanish company, Domestic Data Streamers, might help. They’ve harnessed artificial intelligence to turn fading recollections into visual or “synthetic” memories. The end product isn’t quite a photo — or art. But it’s helping people reconnect with their pasts.

The Estonian folk music quartet 6hunesseq performs during Tallinn Music Week. From left to right, Marion Selgall, Greta Liisa Grünberg, Maria Mänd and Kaisa Kuslapuu.

All-women Estonian quartet brings ancient folk music to the forefront

Seon Joo Oh cooks beef bulgogi during a recent cooking class in Hamilton High School's culinary room.

Hundreds of Milwaukeeans have learned Korean cooking from this woman

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Catalan separatists want university classes taught in the local language. Spanish academics resist the change. 

Critically-acclaimed hip-hop artist Dope Saint Jude performs at the Cape Town Jazz Festival, April 2017.

Planet Hip Hop: The World celebrates 50 years of hip-hop around the globe

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This fashion brand modernizes Ukraine’s traditional vyshyvanka shirt and dress to reflect wartime


​​​​​​​Despite the ongoing attacks, Ukrainians around the world are celebrating Vyshyvanka Day on Thursday. The vyshyvanka is an elaborately embroidered shirt or dress traditionally worn in Ukraine.

Sandré in concert recently in Tarragona, Spain.

Young people in Spain use punk rock to vent their frustrations


In Spain, there have been an increasing number of punk concerts taking place each month, with the genre seeing a rise in popularity.

This year's Eid stamp design released by Canada Post.

Canada unveils a first-of-a-kind Eid stamp this year

Lifestyle & Belief

Canada Post has released a unique Eid stamp this year that features a centuries-old artifact from Iran. Museum curator Fahmida Suleman discussed the project with The World.

Ilona Kravchenko and Jan Vana perform in “Giselle” with the Ukrainian Classical Ballet in Bucharest, Romania.

The long fight for arts and culture in Ukraine as war rages on


When Russia’s full-scale invasion in Ukraine began on Feb. 24, 2022, the pursuits of many of Ukraine’s leading artists and cultural institutions came to a halt. The World takes a look back at the myriad ways in which war impacted artistic and cultural expression in Ukraine, and how advocates continue to work tirelessly to keep making art against all odds.

Screenshot from Bahjat official lyric YouTube video "Hometown Smile."

Libyan pop star Bahjat beat the odds. Now he wants to popularize ‘A-pop.’


After civil war broke out in his country, singer-songwriter Bahjat and his family had to flee Libya. But that didn’t stop him from pursuing his dreams. Bahjat now sings a blend of Arabic and English songs in a genre he calls “A-pop,” or Arabic pop.