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· March, 2011

Stories about Arts & Culture from March, 2011

Côte d'Ivoire: Where Are the African Personalities When They Are Needed?

Russia: Voina Art Collective

Puerto Rico: Unique traditions

Brazil: The Cost of Financing Culture

Recent news that the Brazilian Ministry of Culture has authorized famous singer Maria Bethânia to raise R$ 1.3 million tax free (Brazilian reais - approximately US$ 777,000) to create a...

South Korea: Controversial Memoir Mixes Art, Sex and Politics

An art curator who shocked South Korea with her fake Yale diploma and government connections released a memoir on March 22, 2011, rocking the nation once again with her revelations....

Argentina: The Conflict between Teatro Colón and the City of Buenos Aires

After twelve years since his last performance in Argentina, Plácido Domingo was scheduled to sing on March 23 at the Teatro Colón theater in Buenos Aires. However, the concert inside...

Burkina Faso: Burkinabé Drums

Cameroon: Remembering Cameronian artist Goddy Leye

Brazil: Satirical Video pokes fun at famous singer's blog

Gabon: Citizen Web Documentary Wins Award

Japan: Fundraising through art

Russia: Life of Migrant Workers in Pictures

Venezuela: Learning to Play the Cuatro on the Web 2.0

The cuatro - an instrument in the guitar family - is the principal icon of traditional Venezuelan music. A love for the cuatro has also reached citizen media, where songs...

Macedonia, Japan: Anime vs. Reality

Trinidad & Tobago: Upsetting Issues

India: Lakme India Fashion Week In Twitter Conversations

Thailand: Bangkok International Book Fair

Trinidad & Tobago: Soca Stars on Twitter

Russia: Photos of Saint Patrick's Day Parade in Moscow

India: Colors of Holi

In these troubled times, the world perhaps needs a bit of cheer, and what better than the bright, sparkling colors of Holi, the festival of Spring, to renew our optimism,...

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