Close

Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

Learn more about Lingua Translation  »

· November, 2009

Stories about Arts & Culture from November, 2009

30 November 2009

Lebanon: Bulldozing Ancient Ruins in Beirut

USA: Thanksgiving, a Celebration of Genocide?

USA: Historical Truth of Thanksgiving

Peru: Cow Parade arrives to Lima

Parks and public spaces in Lima have been invaded by life-size cow sculptures, as the Cow Parade arrives to show 80 different works aiming to collect funds for several organizations.

Video: Worldwide youth express themselves in 60 seconds

The OneMinutesJr project gives young people between 12 and 20 years of age from many corners of the globe the opportunity to express themselves across borders, languages and distances through...

29 November 2009

Chile: Council Rejects Giant Pope Statue in Santiago

The proposed construction of a giant statue of the late Pope John Paul II that was to be placed in a square of the capital city Santiago, was rejected by...

28 November 2009

Bangladesh: Hijra Dance Festival

One East African Musician beats all odds for a global fan base

Not many know her as Mwanaisha Abdalla but Nyota Ndogo (Kiswahili for Small Star), is a household name in East Africa. She has been collecting fans of her eclectic East...

Dominican Republic: Environmental Film Festival

27 November 2009

Suriname: Seamlessness

South Asia: Mass Murder Of Animals

Peru: Belief in the Pishtaco

Venezuela: Independent Film The Devil's Faces

China: Dwelling Narrowness

Japan: Buy Nothing Day

Started in 1992 in Canada by artist Ted Dave, the Buy Nothing Day movement [en] has spread to more than 60 countries around the world, Japan included. In line with...

23 November 2009

Macedonia: Singing Skopjans

An ad hoc choir "Singing Skopjans" performs civic activism through songs, using social media to spread their message.

Colombia: The Tradition of Arepas in the Afternoon

In Colombia, the time between 3 and 6 pm is usually reserved for coffee or hot chocolate along with the typical arepa or other baked goods. This has become a...

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency



No thanks, show me the site