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· July, 2011

Stories about Arts & Culture from July, 2011

30 July 2011

Russia: Science Fiction Vocabulary

South Korea: Controversies on the Return of Korean Royal Books

Koreans celebrated in May 2011 the return of a collection of Korean Royal books, looted by French troops in 1866. As it was later found out that the return was...

29 July 2011

Bangladesh: Indigenous or Not Indigenous, That Is The Question

In recent months many Bangladeshi indigenous people have taken the streets holding meetings, human chains and rallies, demanding constitutional recognition of their identity. Bloggers also voice their opinions on this...

Haiti: Revered Flag Maker Dies

28 July 2011

Poland: The State of Reading

A few weeks ago, a new social campaign - Reading in Poland - was launched by one of Poland's largest daily newspapers due to the fact that reading rates in...

Dominican Republic: Bohemian Nights

Puerto Rico: PR Indie's LAMC Coverage

Africa: How Social Conservatives in Africa Use Anti-Globalization Struggle

Lebanon: Musician Arrested for Mocking President in Song

Lebanese musician Zeid Hamdan was detained briefly this week for allegedly defaming President Michel Suleiman in a song he released in 2010. Lebanese newspaper Assafir has since reported the Hamdan...

Myanmar: Traditional music instruments

27 July 2011

Colombia: Dancing Police Welcome Soccer Players

In Medellin, Colombia, police officers welcomed England's U-20 soccer players at the airport with a dance, making a good impression on visitors but raising concerns on security for some locals.

Jamaica: An Anime Nation to be Reckoned With

Jamaica: Unimpressed with Minaj

Angola: Bloggers Meet Rappers for a Socially Responsible Soccer Match

26 July 2011

Trinidad & Tobago: Celebrating Emancipation

Jamaica: OCD Ghosts?

Slovakia: Big Money in the Tube

A few weeks ago, the Slovak Performing and Mechanical Rights society (SOZA) - the country's music copyright organization - started billing web servers, typically for young music fans, which were...

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