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· September, 2009

Stories about Arts & Culture from September, 2009

30 September 2009

Nepal: Towards A More Humane Dashain Festival

Nepal's biggest religious festival Dashain is celebrated all around the world by the Nepalese diaspora. This year's Dashain in Nepal was a bit controversial, with animal rights activists calling for...

Georgia: An Azeri Wedding

Ukraine: “The Ghosts of Chernobyl”/Destination Truth

UK: Przemek Wajerowicz's “From the Upper Deck”

CEE: History, Nationalism and Identity

29 September 2009

Bangladesh: Banning Of Adult Websites

India: Durga Puja: A Daughter Comes Visiting

The Durga Puja is an annual festival that celebrates worship of the Hindu goddess Durga. Bengalis believe that Durga is the daughter of Bengal and during the 5 days of...

Suriname: Photographic Art

Dominica: Happy Independence!

Jamaica: Bolt & the Passa Passa

China: Mooncake

28 September 2009

Paraguay: Favorite Places to Party in Asunción

Trinidad & Tobago: The Price of Progress is High

Jamaica: Gully Gaza

Middle East: Arabisk, Blog Competition and Debate

Newly launched Arabisk is an annual competition to select the best Arabic blogs. First welcomed by bloggers, Egyptian bloggers are now complaining that they have been sidelined from the contest....

Lithuania, Latvia: Capitals of Culture

27 September 2009

Hungary: Pro-Nightlife Rally; Art Station

Israel: “Ajami” Reveals Nuanced Look at Israeli Society

The film "Ajami" was the big winner at last night's Ophir Prizes and will continue on to international audiences as Israel's foreign film nominee for the 2010 Academy Awards. Israeli...

Japan: Measuring Celebrity Buzz on 2ch

Japan: Animated Explanations of Policies?

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