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· December, 2013

Stories about Arts & Culture from December, 2013

30 December 2013

Art in the Trolley – Invading Public Spaces in Quito

Art in the Trolley is an initiative of intervention in the public spaces of Quito's transportation system known as the Trolleybus. Get to know them.

Nude Twitter Calendar Promotes Sex Education and Gender Equality in Macedonia

Messages from the calendar include "Gender equality is not a threat to family," and “No always means No! Nakedness is not a substitute for consent.”

28 December 2013

South Korea: Reason Behind Movie ‘The Attorney's Box Office Smash

PHOTOS: Humans of Portugal

Meet some of the faces and stories of humans who live in Portugal - or happen to be passing by.

PHOTOS: Humans of Comoros, Madagascar and the Mascarene Islands

Humans of New York has inspired photographers all over the world. The Mascarene region also has plenty of great portraits to offer.

27 December 2013

Celebrating Christmas (Bara Din) in Bangladesh

7 Good News Stories From Yemen You Probably Haven't Heard

Amidst all the sad and violent news coming out of Yemen, we managed to dig out a few news items that you might have missed.

Pakistan Idol Makes Some Music Dreams Come True, Crushes Others

Pakistan now has its own version of the popular Idol singing competition. The first episode of Pakistan Idol was broadcast on December 6, 2013.

Wishing You a Free Christmas from Hong Kong

Dishing on Sino-American Relations

Accenting the Positive on the Russian Internet

26 December 2013

Indonesia's Haunting Tsunami Memorials Foreshadow Our Future

The Bridge

On the anniversary of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, Ivan Sigal visits memorials of the disaster in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, and finds prophesies of our future.

Debate on the Translation of Christmas into Chinese

#askPussyRiot Wants Your Questions

25 December 2013

Pussy Riot Free to Tweet at Last!

The Caribbean Just Might Be The Next Big Thing in Music

With the recent victories of performers like Tessanne Chin and Bunji Garlin, Caribbean music appears to be emerging as the next big thing.

24 December 2013

South Korean Military Bans ‘Arirang’, Country's Iconic and Beloved Song

7 Things You Didn't Know About Japanese Food

The Bridge

Global Voices contributor Taylor Cazella, who recently moved from the US to Japan, introduces seven unexpected yet tasty foods from non-traditional Japanese cuisine.

Podcast: Contemporary Art in China

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