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· July, 2007

Stories about Arts & Culture from July, 2007

Estonia: Names

Itching for Eestimaa writes about Estonian names.

Kuwait: Summer Party

Lebanese Maze, who lives in Kuwait, travelled to Jordan and shows us how people party in summer.

China: The hair blogger

Ben Ross, an American blogger in Fujian province, hit the bloglight this year when he began working full-time in a Chinese barber shop, blogging his way through the month and...

Kyrgyzstan: Mourning

Noise, a blogger originally from Kyrgyzstan, is saddened to learn about the deaths of the icons of world cinematography Bergman and Antonioni: “We will install a projector and a screen...

Cuba: Opposing Ideas

Child of the Revolution blogs about the opposing views on Cuba held by Bebo Valdes, the Cuban-born jazz musician, and his pianist son, Chucho.

Arabeyes: Singers Banned in Syria and Terrorist Arabs at All Airports

A number of female Arab singers have been banned from singing in Syria - to put a limit to moral corruption. In another development, Arabs seem to be targeted at...

Ukraine: More Kyiv Galleries

Olechko takes her readers on another Kyiv gallery tour – and posts some more of her own work.

Brazil: An authentic Rio experience after the Pan Games

In ‘Brazilions of Brazilians‘ Karen Robinson reports about his authentic Rio experience — rather than the touristy one — after the Pan American Games.

Africa: Design Africa

Ugo points readers to Design Africa: “Design Africa’s mission is twofold: to help today’s distinctive African design emerge, and to accelerate the economic development of the communities and countries involved...

Jamaica: Forrest and Freedom

“This is what I feel writing and self-publishing has given me the right that I was born with–permission to speak.” Forrest Gump helps Jamaican blogger Geoffrey Philp understand the meaning...

Korea: Blogger party next month

“Due to popular demand,” writes I'm a Seoul Man Jon Allen, “I have arranged another Korean bloggers meet up.”

Kuwait: Pictures, Sights and Events

Kuwaiti bloggers are leaping into action, discovering their surroundings, attending events and covering them, keeping tabs on the latest developments on the arrest of the Monster of Hawali and looking...

Palestine: The Plight of Women

Instead of the usual political banter, this week's view into the Palestinian blogosphere will focus on women - join Jillian York for a glimpse into what female bloggers (or those...

Morocco: The Intellectual Capabilities of Sheep

With temperatures reaching 45 degrees and hardly any big news, what on earth are Moroccan bloggers talking about? Well, for one - sheep!

Bahrain: The Return of the British ‘Butcher of Bahrain’

Politics and human rights are, as ever, the chief topics of discussion on Bahrain’s blogs this week, but we also hear about things that aid and interrupt sleep, creatures that...

Africa: how to take care of African fabrics

Ladybrille blogs about African fabrics: “Ladies, especially those in Europe and America, have you ever tried buying African fabrics? They never seem to come with instructions! How frustrating is that?...

Korea: Remember 5.18

History seems unforgettable. Especially tragedies. A movie that just opened in Korea brings up a piece of history, the Kwangju Uprising or Kwangju Democracy Movement (known in Korea as 5.18),...

Russia: High-Heeled Sprint

Siberian Light reports on this year's high-heeled sprint that took place in St. Petersburg this past weekend.

Pakistan: America's Got Talent

Metroblogging Lahore on a Karachite who makes it to the semifinals of the TV reality series America's Got Talent.

American Blogger in the land of “Down with USA”

View from Iran has always been a very attractive blog for me. An American blogger based in Iran writes about her daily experiences in the land of “down with America”....

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