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· May, 2010

Stories about Arts & Culture from May, 2010

24 May 2010

Bermuda: Happy Bermuda Day!

Japan: 1300 years in the making, celebration in Nara

While both culturally and physically a long ways from the modern capital of Tokyo, tracing back well over a thousand years into Japanese history one comes across Nara, a quiet,...

Egypt: Fat7enha Forga Launched

Spain: Humorous Video Warning for TV Series LOST's last Episode

23 May 2010

Armenia-Azerbaijan: Eurovision impressions

Egypt: A walk along a Mameluke street

Morocco: Discussing a Free Thinker's Legacy

The death of Moroccan philosopher and social theorist, Mohammed Abed al-Jabri, has gone with little notice in the media. Yet al-Jabri's contributions over the last decades to the uphill battle...

Caucasus: Eurovision Twitter

Japan: PacMan, still a hit after 30 years

When it was released in 1980, Pac-Man captured the world's attention and transformed the video game industry. Now Pac-Man is back to celebrate his 30th birthday, and he's popping up...

Azerbaijan: Eurovision favorite

21 May 2010

East Timor: Short Story Competition in Tetum

Argentina: Rocker Gustavo Cerati Suffers Stroke After Concert

During a concert in Venezuela, Argentinean rock star Gustavo Cerati suffered a stroke, which was followed by an outpouring of support by fans, as well as false rumors of his...

Brazil: 5XFavela: Art Breaking Social and Cultural Barriers

5X Favela is a social and cultural project that resulted in a feature film about the country's favelas being presented this week at the Cannes Film Festival. It is the...