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· December, 2015

Stories about Arts & Culture from December, 2015

6 December 2015

Famed Post-War Japanese Cartoonist Mizuki Shigeru Dies

Mizuki Shigeru, one of Japan's greatest post-War pop icons, has died. His cartoons captured the soul of Japan.

4 December 2015

Remembering Uruguay's Disappeared Through the Eyes of a Photographer

Juan Urruzola spent 12 years in exile during his country’s dictatorship. He's made it his mission to remember those who were disappeared by the regime through photography.

Natalia Antonova: Journalist and Playwright Caught Between Russia, Ukraine, and the West

RuNet Echo

Global Voices speaks to journalist and playwright Natalia Antonova about the complexities of working with mixed identity and politics in Russia and Ukraine.

Ugandan Teen Who Danced in Viral Music Video ‘Sitya Loss’ Dies in Bike Accident

"...in your short life, you have impacted the world through dance, more than some will ever do in a lifetime."

2 December 2015

After Naysayers Call Him ‘Lewd’, Singaporeans Voice Their Support for American Singer Adam Lambert

"Singaporeans can enjoy a good show without their consciences being affronted by lewd acts in the name of entertainment."

Welcome to Trinidad, Where You Can Spend a White Christmas (at Least in the Airport)

"I stood in my shoes stunned! And I wondered. Where am I?" Netizens give the winter wonderland decor at Trinidad's international airport a chilly reception.

A Day for Mate, A South American Culinary Infusion

Argentinians consume up to 100 liters of mate per year, however, there was a time when this popular South American infusion was banned.