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· March, 2009

Stories about Arts & Culture from March, 2009

Global Voices Book Challenge – Read Your Way Around the World!

April 23 is UNESCO World Book Day – and just because the Global Voices team loves blogs, doesn’t mean we have forgotten other forms of the written word! In fact,...

Indonesia: Traditional Javanese artists

Singapore: Desecrating a National Icon

Egypt: Google doodle by orphans

More than 160 Egyptian orphans took part in a Google doodle competition, held for the first time in Egypt and the Middle East. The winning design will be displayed on...

Africa: What is African drama?

Azerbaijan: Novruz in absentia

India: South Indian Food Blog

Myanmar: Hip Hop craze

India, Bangladesh: Frail Relations

Armenia: The price of success

Palestine: Art as Resistance

Trinidad & Tobago: Pompoms

Qatar: The Museum of Islamic Art

China: Filming Confucius

Ukraine: Women

Is Egypt on the verge of a cultural revolution?

Between Bahaa Taher's first Arabic Language Booker Prize, bloggers' books, Youssef Zidan's Azazeel's Booker prize, writing competitions on Facebook, the Sawiris Foundation Competitions, and new creative initiatives to nurture new...

Trinidad & Tobago: Meaningful Art

St. Lucia: Visiting Gros Islet

Cambodia: Rice politics

Rice is more than a staple of the Cambodian diet. It also implicates land rights, trade and international relations. Some Cambodians are frustrated over land leases to neighboring Vietnam. They...

Egypt: Arab Youth on a Presidential Mission

Egypt's first online radio - Radio Horytna - invites youth to apply for the position of President for any Arab country of their choice. Egyptian bloggers comment on the initiative...

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