HRAF is an online cross-cultural and ethnographic database that contains descriptive information on aspects of cultural and social life, organized by cultures and ethnic groups. Every document is subject-indexed at the paragraph level, facilitating precise retrieval within documents. Citations are available. (Try the keyword search for forms of dance; the results are interesting. Browse by country or ethnic group.)
CountryWatch provides country specific geopolitical intelligence on each of the 192 countries of the world. Daily news coverage, a map, and a five-year macroeconomic forecast are available for each country. For D in WC purposes it's probably most useful to click the "Select a country" tool; underneath that there are numerous links such as "Political Overview" and "Cultural Considerations."