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· July, 2008

Stories about Arts & Culture from July, 2008

31 July 2008

Russia: Bashkiria

Angola: Goodbye to Kinaxixe Market in Luanda

Brazil: Gilberto Gil leaves the Culture Cabinet

Morocco: The View From Fez's News Roundup

Barbados, Canada: Caribana Fever

Tube Adventure: A Bilingual Quest Game on YouTube

The popular Spanish YouTube channel Pinofas has created a novel project: it's an hero adventure quest live-action game that takes advantage of the new tagging, linking and commenting capabilities that...

Bolivia: The Custom of El Poro

30 July 2008

China: All shook up by the torch relay

It's a double-edged Olympic torch. Veteran sports journalist Guan Jun shares a short sketch on his Beijing Olympics blog of how disruptive preparations for the torch relay proved to be...

Formoz Festival 2008: Don't wanna say goodbye

Here is wikipedia's explanation of the annual Formoz Festival: The annual Formoz Festival, Spring Scream, and Gung-liao Ho-hai-yan Rock Festival are representative gatherings within Taiwan's indie scene. Of these, Formoz...

South Africa: Africa's first online reality show

Haiti, U.S.A.: Musical Militia

Morocco: Meknes-Tafilalet Film Festival

China: Sneak peak at Beijing Games opening ceremony

China: Naked Beach Proposal

29 July 2008

Ukraine: Lenin and Church Bells

Arabeyes: Head Over Heels for Muhannad

A strange phenomenon has gripped the Arab world and Arabs seem to agree on something. It is an infatuation with a Turkish soap opera, dubbed in Arabic, and its stunning...

China: The Great Mascot Conspiracy

Arabeyes: Mourning Youssef Chahine

Tributes are pouring in from bloggers from around the Middle East and North Africa, mourning the death of renowned Egyptian film maker Youssef Chahine. Born in Alexandria in 1926, Chahine...

India: On Birthdays

Armenia: Musical Tourism

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