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‘Folk-ball’s coming home?’ Russian folk band pay tribute to legendary England terrace chant

By ethan / July 11, 2018

England’s unofficial World Cup anthem ‘football’s coming home’ has become so popular following The Three Lions’ miraculous march to the semi-finals that a Russian folk band have made their own unique version. Folk ensemble Partizan FM, who describe themselves as “the most upmarket folk band in Russia”, have produced a quintessentially provincial twist on the […]


Latvian man lights up swastika Christmas ornament, authorities say it's a folk symbol

By ethan / December 17, 2017

Residents of a town in Latvia reported seeing a huge shining swastika among a neighbor’s outdoor Christmas decorations, but city authorities brushed it off, saying it was an ancient folk symbol unrelated to the Nazis. Neighbors and passers-by reported the festive fandangles on Kalnsetas street in Saldus, western Latvia, confused at seeing the disturbing symbol displayed […]

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