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· November, 2009

Stories about Arts & Culture from November, 2009

Ecuador: X Biennial in Cuenca

A Quest to Unite Religious Communities: The Charter for Compassion

In a world of fragmentation and religious division, a unique and much anticipated document will be released to the world on November 12, after months of collaborative work by diverse...

Russia: Article On Social Network

Trinidad & Tobago: Will The Performing Arts Centre Perform?

The construction of Trinidad and Tobago's new National Academy for the Performing Arts has been controversial, but despite the obstacles, the academy was opened earlier this week, soliciting reactions from...

Russia: Bird's Eye View Photos of Central Part of the Country

Cambodia: Comics culture

South Africa: Sesame Street's HIV-Positive Muppet Raises Awareness

As the children's show Sesame Street celebrates its 40th anniversary this month, premiering its new season today, one Muppet named Kami, on its South African edition, continues to help combat...

Americas: The Mayan Civilization Blog

Trinidad & Tobago: Getting Closer

Qatar: Anticipation mounts over England vs Brazil football friendly

All eyes are on conservative Qatar, which is bidding for the 2022 World Cup, to see how it handles the upcoming England vs. Brazil football friendly, with residents alternately excited...

Hungary: Comments on the Interview with Imre Kertész

The anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall has inspired Hungarian bloggers, too: they are discussing an interview with Imre Kertész, a Nobel Prize-winning Hungarian author living in Berlin,...

Colombia: Preserving Afro-Colombian Culture in San Basilio de Palenque

The descendants of escaped African slaves, who are now living in the village of San Basilio de Palenque in northern Colombia are working to preserve their cultural heritage through their...

Pakistan: Shanaakht Festival

Latin America: Photos of Cemeteries in Ecuador and Peru

Kazakhstan: Jumyr Kylysh or Two Warriors

Pakistan: Devoted To Pomegranate

Peru: One Hundred Years of Writer Ciro Alegría

Peruvian writer Ciro Alegía was born 100 years ago, and his best-known novel "Broad and Alien is the World" focuses on the struggles of an indigenous community in the northern...

Azerbaijan: Traditions

Israeli and Palestinian youth use video to understand the conflict

Two different organizations in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories are using video tools to help both Arabic and Jewish youth to understand the conflict and bridge gaps between them.

Ghana: Ghana highlights part I

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