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News item image FIAT-IFTA I.C.D. Meeting

In Bologna on the 17 September 2015 from all over the world funeral service delegates came to attend the I.C.D. Meeting presided by International President Marc Poirier. At The Royal Carlton Hotel nicely located in the historic city center of Bologna the international funeral world gathered for the International Funeral Industry Convention and to celebrate also the 50th anniversary of FeNIOF – Italian National member of FIAT-IFTA.

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News item image 8 Tips On Funeral Etiquette

Some situations tend to repeat and it is good to know, what to do and how not to behave at a funeral. Hereby 8 Simple reminders of funeral etiquette.

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News item image The World United For Life - Mongolia

Each year on August 23rd “The World United for Life” has been celebrated all around the world. This year for the first time, The Mongolian Funeral Association introduced “The World United for Life” event, which was held at The National Park in Mongolia.

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News item image Funeral Food: 10 Customs Around the World

Food can offer comfort at hardest times and it is something you can share with other people, even if you are unable to speak. Simply, as you have lost the words for a moment. Like many other traditions around the world, also funeral food habits differ.

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News item image Gadgets for Funeral Directors

There is a web shop that offers gadgets with texts such as: The World’s Greatest Funeral Director, Keep Calm And Trust An Undertaker and many more.

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News item image Recreating The Memory

Losing a loved one is always painful. It is even more tragic if it takes along your wife or husband, and most unfortunate if an unborn child is also lost. There are different ways to deal with the loss. Hereby two stories of people who have found a way to honor the memories - through a photoshoot.

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News item image Found: New Species of Humans

There is a great article written by Justine Alford in the IFLscience website. Hereby a small sum up about a huge discovery. The scientists have found evidence of new human species, the new species is named Homo naledi. Interestingly enough, the discovery brings also news to burial traditions beliefs. The sign of human culture – burial rituals, are also present in Homo naledi.

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