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· February, 2009

Stories about Arts & Culture from February, 2009

28 February 2009

The Greatest Street Party on Earth: The Brazilian Carnival

Barack Obama, Fidel Castro and the Iraqi journalist who threw one of his shoes at George Bush were just some of the characters spotted on the streets of Brazil, during...

Video: Community Radios Fill the Information Gap

In a highly globalized and digitalized world, sometimes we may forget that in many regions of the world, not even electricity is available, and the possibility of using internet as...

27 February 2009

Trinidad & Tobago: Living for Carnival

Kazakhstan: Lomography

Japan: Alpha Blogger Awards 2008 (Part 2)

Starting December 24th, the Alpha Blogger website called for people to nominate 1-3 blog entries written in 2008 that had affected them the most. Mid-term results were announced on January...

26 February 2009

Nepal: Strike Culture

Morocco: Simply Delicious

This week, the talk in the blogoma seems to be about all things edible. Moroccan cuisine, widely considered one of the most complex and best in the world, is derived...

25 February 2009

Haiti: Carnival History

Trinidad & Tobago, Dominica: Carnival Photos

Guyana: Mash 2009

Vietnamese equivalent of the Christmas tree

Philippines: Praise for “Milk” film

Japan: Alpha Blogger Awards 2008 (Part 1)

On the 20th of February, the 2008 Alpha Blogger Awards were held in Tokyo. Sponsored by Pringles Chips, the event this year was attended by close to 80 people (including...

Japan: Pop-culture mashup

24 February 2009

Bhutan: Happy Birthday Your Majesty

Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago: Missing Carnival

Trinidad & Tobago: Carnival Pics

India: Slumdog Millionaire Sweeps The Oscar Awards

Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire, a British social film based on a novel set out in India made a clean sweep at the The 81st Academy Awards Ceremony. Its British and...

Nigeria: Naijoo: Nigeria's Own Video Sharing Site

Mexico: Urban Artists in Monterrey Take to the Internet

In the streets of Monterrey, a city best known for being the industrial and technological mecca of Mexico, graffiti and other urban artists are utilizing user-friendly electronic media in order...

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