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· January, 2010

Stories about Arts & Culture from January, 2010

29 January 2010

Iran: Green Tune to Support Protest Movement

A ring tone for a song which motivated young Iranians to go to the front and fight during the Iran-Iraq war of the 1980s is making the rounds again in...

Syria: A Short Story

Malawi's President to formally declare new love on Valentine's Day

Malawians are digesting news that the country's president Dr Bingu wa Mutharika will engage his former tourism minister Callister Chimombo on Valenetine's Day 14 February. A couple of bloggers have...

Japan: Micro-gardens

South Korea: Why do Koreans like cute things?

Haiti, Poland: “Lost Polish Tribe on Haiti”

Russia: How To Dress In Yakutia In Winter

Hungary, Slovakia: Open Borders, Assimilation, Nationalism

Russia: Book Written Using Collective Efforts Online

28 January 2010

MENA: Breaking the veils

South Asia: The Dream Of Visa-less, Peaceful Coexistence

Korea: Translating The Tweets Of Novelist Lee Oisoo

Lee Oisoo is a Korean novelist and artist who has been described as "an eccentric, a genius and a lunatic". When he set up a Twitter account last year he...

27 January 2010

Russia: Lyudmila Alexeyeva; “Zhivago's Children”

Peru: The Loss of Local Rock Radio Stations

Peruvian radio stations catering to fans of rock music are being taken off the air, with business reasons often cited as the reason. However, many bloggers say there is still...

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