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· June, 2010

Stories about Arts & Culture from June, 2010

23 June 2010

Brazil: “CALA BOCA TADEU SCHMIDT”, Phenomenon Continued

After the huge success of "CALA BOCA GALVAO", a similar phenomenon arose in the Brazilian social media, this time involving Brazil's main television network, Rede Globo, one of its reporters,...

South Africa: cueTV to make films for cityoneminutes project

South Korea: World Cup and Monopolistic Gambling

A biggest gamble in South Korean broadcasting history was made by SBS who purchased the exclusive World Cup transmission rights, a move greeted by people's angry response.

Iran: Mir-Hossein Mousavi Cartoon Upsets Greens

A leading Iranian cartoonist and blogger based in Canada, Nikahang Kowsar, posted a cartoon this month of opposition leader Mir-Hossein Mousavi that has caused numerous reactions in Iranian citizen media....

21 June 2010

India, Bangladesh: The Other Side Of Rabindranath Tagore

Colombia: Beauty Queen falls from Molested Mare

Bolivia: Aymara New Year

Eritrea: I dream therefore I am

Japan: Butoh Legend Kazuo Ohno Passes Away

Kazuo Ohno, legendary performer and one of the founding fathers of Butoh, passed away on June 1st at the age of 103. Butoh is an avant-garde dance form that originated...

Martinique: Interview with a Nappy Girl

Haiti: World Cup 2010

Egypt: Looking Inside Mr Egypt

Twenty-six-year-old Tarek Mohammed Nagiub Abdel Gawad has been named Mr Egypt 2010. Bloggers react to the title and his participation in Mister World 2010, held in South Korea.

20 June 2010

India: A Special Day for the Son-In-Law

In India, Bengali mothers-in-law traditionally celebrate, with great fanfare, an occasion/social custom called jamai shashthi - a special day for their jamai [son(s)-in-law].

Israel: World Cup Bonanza – Back to the Game

Maya Norton's attempts to find World Cup reactions in Israeli blogs are being foiled by a minor dilemma - it seems that most Israeli World Cup fans are too busy...

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