Moreover, cultural identity is a central category in the process of mediation and it should be understood that cultural identity here encompasses the multiperspective notion of individual or group identity, including personal, social, local, regional, national and transnational or global identities.
Consequently, for them heritage is less about artefacts and more about their meanings and their representations (2008: 1-15). Media and narrative in the 21st century Early twenty-first century discourses in general are heavily narrativised and media discourses are not an exception. Both old and new media have a potential to play an important role in the construction, presentation, representation and interpretation of the elements of cultural heritage-memories, traditions, mythologies, natural landscapes, and material artefacts.In the second decade of the twenty-first century, when the identification processes of a nation relate to more intangible attributes that recognise aesthetic, historic, social and other values, media enhance the movement of information, images, and values. Nielen na Slovensku Nemusíte hľadať partnera len na Slovensku. Asi si neviete predstaviť, kde by ste mohli spoznať niekoho zaujímavého, kto je nezadaný tiež. Just as much as today's genetics may work to the benefit of physical health,--understanding the interactions between cultural heritage and identities contributes substantially to the quality of individual life and society.
() In both Western and Eastern Europe cultural heritage becomes the means or a resource for understanding and expressing the present cultural identity of an individual or a group, whether personal, social, local, regional, national or transnational.Numerous concepts include the 'post-postmodem' era, with an intensification of postmodern capitalism and an increasing influence of the economic sphere on everyday cultural life hypermodernity, digimodernism, and automodernity, they all focus on the role of digital technologies and consumerism in the contemporary transformations of human relations and cultural production.According to cultural theorists Vermeulen and van den Akker (2010), categories such as altermodern, performatism, postvictimary discourse could be incorporated in the term metamodernism, which may be used as an umbrella term for such diverse cultural practices as digitalization of textuality, creolization of arts and performatism.As other concepts in the present context, heritage is perceived as diverse, heterogeneous, multivocal and fragmented and consequently it is often used in its plural form of 'heritages'.Heritage enables individuals and groups to understand their own culture and to understand other cultures, and, as such, heritage serves as a primary tool for the creation of intercultural communication.In their definitions of culture and society, Danesi and Perron (1999: 23) say that culture is "a way of life based on a signifying order that is passed from one generation to the next [...] and which draws on the signifying order of a first community" and that society is "a collectivity of individuals who, although they may not all have the same tribal origins, nevertheless participate, by and large, in the signifying order of the founding or conquering tribe" (1999: 24).