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· June, 2011

Stories about Arts & Culture from June, 2011

Iran: Paris Flashmob Marks Two Years Since Election

On June 12, 2011, to mark two years since Iran's disputed election, United4Iran and Move4Iran coordinated a flash mob in a Paris metro station to draw attention to ongoing human...

Puerto Rico: Interview of Le Butcherettes

Puerto Rico: Surviving the Puerto Rican Parade

Thailand: Pub Peab and Planking Craze

First there was planking or the lying down game which became an instant hit in Thailand. But cultural authorities are not happy with it. Then the Pub Peab craze which...

Bolivia: The ‘Gran Poder’ Festival in Photos

Vietnam: Poetry Bordello event in Hanoi

China: Chinese Culture and Kungfu Panda

Puerto Rico: New Online Fashion Magazine

Ghana: 1975 Work Song From Ghana postal workers

South Korea: Actress-Activist Spearheads Protests with Social Media

In South Korea, entertainers are changing the political landscape by spearheading protests in social media. Among several influential comedians and actors, actress-activist Kim Yeo-jin, has been the most controversial figures...

“Russia For All” Exhibition Sparks Off Discussions On Russian Identity

Bulgaria: Soviet Army Monument “Keeps Pace With Time”

E Day: Discovering Celebrities’ Favorite Words

What do singer Shakira, actor Gael Garcia Bernal, chef Ferran Adria and writer Mario Vargas Llosa have in common? They are all part of the group of 30 celebrities who...

Trinidad and Tobago: Cruz de Mayo

Colombia: Dissatisfaction With TEDx Event in Medellín

Pakistan: Remembering The Golden Era Of Pop Music

Africa: Bloggers Remember the International Day of the African Child

June 16 marks the International Day of the African Child. The day was initiated by the Organisation of African Unity on June 16, 1991. The day honors those who participated...

Taiwan: Looking forward to “Seediq Bale”

China: Leftover women, do not get married!

Lebanon: Lady Gaga's Latest Album Sparks A Rumor

Lady Gaga's latest album, Born This Way, stirred a small storm on Lebanese social networks. An article published by the Sun on June 4th, 2011, and commented by one of...

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