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· February, 2010

Stories about Arts & Culture from February, 2010

28 February 2010

Iran: Webcomic about a young protester

Armenia: Chance meeting

Poland: Eccentric Protest Against Theatre Director

Magda Pilat reviews Polish bloggers' reactions to an eccentric protest against a theatre director by a well-known Polish actress Joanna Szczepkowska.

Georgia: Eurovision National Competition

Azerbaijan: Water Tuesday

27 February 2010

Qatar: Artist MF Husain trades Indian passport for Qatari one

Reactions on the Internet ranged from shock, dismay and delight as MF Husain, one of India's most celebrated and reviled artists, is offered Qatari citizenship - and accepts.

Zimbabwe: Top African songs from Power FM

Ghana: Ghana Music Awards 2010

26 February 2010

Greece, Germany and the middle finger of Venus de Milo

In the continuing drama of the Greek financial crisis, a row erupted last week because of a German magazine cover that depicted ancient Greek statue Venus de Milo flipping a...

25 February 2010

Dominican Republic: Colorful Characters of Carnival

Carnival celebrations in the Dominican Republic begin in February and are characterized by colorful characters that are the main attraction in festivities across the island.

Trinidad & Tobago: J'ouvert!

South Africa: Mr Gay World 2010 is a South African blogger

Mr. Gay World 2010 has been won by Charl van den Berg, a 28-year-old South African restaurant manager. He uses his blog to thank Nelson Mandela, his sponsors and supporters.

Macedonia: Grassroots Effort to Preserve Folk Music Online

Appreciation of folk music has been a distinguishing feature of the Macedonian culture, and thanks to selfless efforts of one dedicated blogger it spreads through the blogosphere, too.

24 February 2010

Suriname: Countdown to Exhibition

Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago: Flags, Water & Reggae

Americas: International Mother Language Day

February 21 marked International Mother Language Day promoted by UNESCO. It was a time in the Americas to reflect on the use of Spanish, as well as the importance of...

365: A video a day from Cartagena, Colombia

Today from Cartagena in Colombia: UNESCO World Heritage Site and a top travel destination we bring you a selection of videos from the 365 video project participants, who are uploading...

Caucasus: Lezginka dance

Montenegro: The Language Issue

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