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· June, 2009

Stories about Arts & Culture from June, 2009

30 June 2009

Myanmar: U2 Shows Support for Aung San Su Kyi

Saudi Arabia: Michael Jackson v. Elvis Presley

When Saudi blogger and journalist Yasser Al Ghaslan heard about Michael Jackson's death, he immediately remembered when he heard that Elvis Presley had died.

South Africa: To vuvuzela or not to vuvuzela?

Discussions about the popular instrument called the vuvuzela blown by South African football fans have dominated the blogosphere since the beginning of Confederations Cup 2009 in South Africa, which ended...

Sri Lanka: No To Beef

Guyana: Man in the Mirror

Serbia: History and architecture

28 June 2009

Africa: Bloggers pay tribute to Michael Jackson

In Africa, bloggers are paying tribute to Michael Jackson after his recent death by posting pictures, music videos, poetry and reflections. "RIP MJ," writes Kenyan blogger WildeYearnings. "You now have...

Syria: The Worst Time to Die

Palestine: Memorializing Michael Jackson

Pakistan: A Minute Of Silence Honoring MJ At Sindh Assembly

Japan: News Digest from Tokyo Art Beat Blog

Japan: Moonwalker, Jacko's video game

Iraq: Remembering Michael Jackson

There was some comment in the Iraqi blogs on Michael Jackson. But first… If you read no other blog this week read this one: A little late in the posting...

27 June 2009

Bahrain: Remembering Michael

MJ Death Reaction in Kuwait

After the passing of Michael Jackson there has been a mixture of reactions from the Kuwaiti blogosphere: for some it was memories from their childhood, for others its discussing their...

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