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· November, 2021

Stories about Arts & Culture from November, 2021

Myanmar rappers express rage and resistance against the military regime

"Myanmar hip hop will never be silenced. We come together, not because we are the same but because we are united as one."

Could Jamaica's ‘wickedest city’ become a UNESCO World Heritage Site?

Jamaica hopes to get World Heritage status for Port Royal, one of only three sunken sites in the world and the only one in the Western hemisphere.

When athletes get political: Support for the Uyghurs ahead of the Beijing Winter Olympics

NBA player Enes Kanter called for fellow Muslim athletes to join him in condemning the atrocities that the Uyghurs have been suffering at the hand of the Chinese government.

Activists strive to preserve urban heritage in the old part of Kazakhstan's capital

Having undergone several renaming and transformation processes, Nur-Sultan has a unique and mixed identity, which in turn reflects Kazakhstan's. Architect Temirtas Iskakov explored the nuances in an interview.

Champani youth in Cambodia find creative ways to promote their culture amid the pandemic

"During COVID pandemic and lockdown, I am able to keep myself going sane with online language classes and Cham is one of them."

A literary landscape in flux: Fiston Mwanza Mujila's take on Congolese and diasporic literature

According to Congolese-Austrian author Fiston Mwanza Mujila, Francophone African authors face a number of challenges, the first being the nature of the French literary scene.

How ‘Squid Game’ hijacked Halloween and a traditional Kenyan wedding ceremony

Despite the criticism that the series has received for its violence and gore, it has unquestionably become a global cultural phenomenon, exporting Korean pop culture to the world.

In Guatemala, ancestors are remembered with food, marimba, and ‘flowers of the dead’

Despite the fact that visits to cemeteries were restricted, people did not stop celebrating life.

‘My people, from above and afar': Havana in photos

The photos were influenced by the story of "a BEFORE and an AFTER."

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