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· October, 2008

Stories about Arts & Culture from October, 2008

31 October 2008

Serbia: Underground Fashion

Frightful Facts or Fantastical Fictions?

This third part of the "Lore, ghosts, demons and frights" series has arrived, and we are looking this time a bit beyond the Latin American borders. With this last installment,...

Bermuda: National Pride

Bangladesh: Rickshawpuller as pop idol

BOBs: Global Videobloggers Compete for Award Part 2

Earlier this week we visited the videoblogs of some of the nominees for the BOBs, Deutsche Welle's Best of Blogs awards. On this second part, we'll see which other videobloggers...

China and U.S: World of Warcraft

Ukraine: Kyiv's Churches

Vietnam: Ancient capital as UNESCO heritage site

30 October 2008

SketchPAN: World without Words

SketchPAN, a service from Korea, aims to create a easy platform for people to express themselves with paintings. In the world without words, language is no longer a barrier for...

Slovakia: The Most Famous Slovaks

Ukraine: Inside St. Volodymyr's Cathedral in Kyiv

Russia, U.S.: Sergei Elkin's U.S. Election Cartoons

29 October 2008

Malaysia's Jungle Spirits

Lush with primary and secondary virgin jungle, Malaysians have long held a respect for the forests. It also helps that myths, whether bearing down from the forefathers or from urban...

Mexico: Day of the Dead Preparations

Morocco: Halloween Not Just for Expats Anymore

The Halloween tradition is a muddled one; with traditions in an ancient Celtic celebration, Halloween started in Europe and made its way to the United States, where it has been...

Bangladesh: Radio regains its popularity

Rising Voices Nominated World's Best Blog

Global Voices’ citizen media outreach project, Rising Voices has been nominated for a “Best of the Blogs Award” (B.O.B.) in the category “Best Weblog”. More than 8,500 weblogs were suggested...

28 October 2008

Angola: On the mermaid Kianda and other mythical beings

Angola has several stories, legends and mythical characters which, like a breath of fresh air, feed the imagination of young ones and adults alike, giving wealth to Angolan history and...

Angola: A post dedicated to prize winner musician Paulo Flores

Carbon Footprint Calculators

Last month, GV environment looked at Maps, online communities and carbon footprint calculators. Since then there have been more calculators released, and in this post we list some of these...

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