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· July, 2007

Stories about Arts & Culture from July, 2007

27 July 2007

Uzbekistan: Domestic violence, a prison for Uzbek Paris Hiltons and “Iran, go home!”

This week on Uzbekstani blogs: The difficult role of women in society and domestic violence stand in stark contrast to the flamboyant life of the president's daughter. Also, a young...

26 July 2007

Japan: Sanja Matsuri suspension

Pakistan: Chaniot

D. R. of Congo: Miracle-peddlars, musical hippos and scary lightbulbs

Probably the most consistently interesting Congolese blog is kept by Cédric Kalonji [Fr], whose photographs and commentary bear humorous but often sorrowful witness to the struggles of ordinary life in...

Caribbean: Seven Wonders of the Caribbean

Dominica: Carrying the Caribbean Way

Trinidad & Tobago: Caribbean Film Icons

25 July 2007

Ukraine: Kyiv Galleries

India At 60: New Book on Partition of India, First Woman President and A Film on Gandhi's Son

A couple of weeks from now on August 15th and 14th, India and Pakistan will celebrate their 60th year of Independence. What stands out in stark contrast is the differences...

Uzbekistan: Pop-soda culture

Kyrgyzstan: Wedding season

Kyrgyzstani couples choose the summer months to get married. As the ceremonies portrayed by bloggers are mostly Western in style, they convey a different, somewhat "non-exotic" image of the landlocked...

Togolese blogger contemplates self-publishing

Colombia: Inside and Out at the Colombiamoda Fashion Show

Colombian bloggers discuss the relevance of the ColombiaModa international fashion show, a model speaks about the not-so-rosy aspects of the fashion show, and others post their thoughts on the Independence...

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