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From the famous Italian espresso to the Japanese coffee in a can, let’s see how our favourite wakeup drink is served around the world. Ethiopia The birthplace of coffee is often debated, but most sources point to Ethiopia. In Ethiopia, buna (coffee) is a way of life...read more
In different cultures around the world, colours evoke emotions and symbolise events. They can have both positive and negative associations and when communicating with CALD audiences, it’s important that we consider what these associations are. For example, red...read more
NAATI, Australia's standard body for translators and interpreters offers national accreditation through testing. NAATI accreditation recognises translators and interpreters as able to work to professional standards required by the T&I industry. In the past, NAATI...read more
It’s no secret that multicultural marketing can often be left as an after thought, but like all marketing strategies, multicultural marketing needs to be fresh and updated to be effective. Check out these handy hints to keep your multicultural strategy relevant!...read more
Fusion cuisine celebrates the coming together of two cultures to create new-world dishes, and whilst it’s easy to get caught up in today’s hype around fusion cuisine, let’s bypass the Cronut and Pad Thai Pizzas for a minute and take a look back to where it all began....read more
LOTE Loves Tetsuya’s in Sydney! The award-wining restaurant is famous for it’s unique mix of Japanese and French cuisines. Tetsuya’s distinct flavour launched the restaurant as a Sydney icon. The owner and Head Chef, Tetsuya Wakudas moved to Sydney from Japan over 30...read more
Chinese New Year is just around the corner (beginning February 8) and this year we’re celebrating the year of the Monkey! Let’s take a look at some much-loved traditions. Chinese New Year is without a doubt the most celebrated holiday for Chinese people, and it’s...read more
2016 is already flying by and hopefully you’re off to a great start. When forecasting your plans for 2016, don’t forget to consider your multicultural audience. Here are some simple steps to help you to set multicultural goals and make them happen this year. Step 1:...read more
Haven’t heard of transcreation? Don’t worry, it’s a relatively new concept in Australia but one that can help your message reach multicultural audiences more authentically. Essentially, transcreation is the process of adapting and recreating your message to...read more
We can’t believe that Christmas is almost here! Where has 2015 gone? To celebrate, let’s take a look at these snap shots of different Christmas traditions across cultures around the world. Russia: In Russia, it is common to fast on Christmas Eve until the first star...read more
Food and culture, what a mix! Let’s be honest, you can’t have one without the other. At LOTE, we live and breathe culture. We dedicate ourselves to communicating with CALD communities and helping clients to reach out to those who speak another language, and we love...read more
New Humans of Australia is a Facebook photography project inspiring Australians to challenge common misconceptions of refugees and migrants who now call Australia home. For the creator Nicola Gray, New Humans of Australia started out as a side project but is now a...read more
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