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· August, 2011

Stories about Arts & Culture from August, 2011

Russia: Why We Are Leaving Our Country Behind

Recent months have seen a new spin on the topic of emigration that seems to be ever-present in the Russian online space. Several powerful blog posts written by people from...

Nepal: Live Tweeting Miss Nepal Contest

Bangladesh: Coming Home For Eid

Eid is the biggest religious festival in the Muslim majority country Bangladesh, and a key part of the celebration is going home to celebrate with family in distant places. Bijoy...

Brazil: Blogging on Poetry

Vietnam Puppetry Theatre

Cuba: Legendary Sculptor Dies

Kenya: Local Webcomics

Japan: Tofugu's favorite YouTube vloggers

South Korea: Pop Music Censorship Meets with Strong Opposition

More than 2,600 South Korean pop songs have been censored in the past two years for their "hazardous" lyrics. One entertainment agency, however, filed a lawsuit against the government that...

Puerto Rico: New Cultural Magazine

Puerto Rico: Noticel and Puerto Rico Indie

China and Britain: how do they compare?

Paraguay: Images of a Weekend in Iturbe

Turkmenistan: A veteran’s view of the country's music scene

Turkey: An Armenian Adventure on Two Wheels

Despite historical differences and a closed border, an Armenian motorcyclist travels across Turkey, blogging his experiences and observations en route.

Croatia: Top 5 Holiday Islands (+5 More)

North Korea Got Talent? Video of North Korean Singing Contest on Chinese Site

Togo: 3rd BarCamp Selects the Translation for “Blog” in Ewé Language

Ghana: Meet Ghanaian Spoken Word Artist

Chile: Artists Protest at UNESCO Headquarters in Support of Students on Huger Strike

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