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· July, 2009

Stories about Arts & Culture from July, 2009

Put it On: Global Online Contest for Filmmakers

Put it On is awarding a scholarship to the New York Film Academy and a cash prize of $5000 USD in its contest for the best short and feature films...

Russia: Putin on Solzhenitsyn

Mexico: Free Events Around the City

Trinidad & Tobago: Emancipation Celebrations

Peru: Oral Storytelling Festival in August

Cuba: Interview with Blogger Lizabal Mónica

Cuban writer Lizabel Mónica has been blogging since 2007 and has been using her blogs to "build bridges between literature and national and international art, as well as to explore...

Russia: Oleg Yankovsky

Czech Republic, Russia: “Putin Goes To Pikalyovo”

Malaysia: Remembering film director Yasmin Ahmad

Popular Malaysian filmmaker Yasmin Ahmad passed away suddenly on July 25. The Malaysian blogosphere took to their keyboards to pay tribute to the icon.

Trinidad & Tobago: Mother Earth

India: Best Interior Design Blogs

Jamaica: Dancehall & Child Abuse

Armenia-Azerbaijan: Musical collaboration

Philippines: Eating Taho

United Nations: Video contest for 9-25 year olds about migration

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations is organizing the Plural+ video contest about building a more inclusive, tolerant society. The contest is open for any participant between the ages of...

The Balkans: Language Issue

Czech Republic: Significant Czech Woman Abroad Award

Jamaica, U.S.A.: Tributes to Michael

Uruguay: CIP, Showcasing National Films and Shorts

They call it an alternative to online video channels so that their videos don't have to compete for attention with short home-videos of birthdays, cats and lip synching to music....

Japan: Fireworks in Tokyo

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