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· July, 2010

Stories about Music from July, 2010

Iran: Mohammad Nouri,famous singer, died

Peru: Songs to Celebrate the Independence

Brazil: Copyright Reform Proposal Under Consultation

A public consultation on the Brazilian Copyright Act has received over 1,200 contributions. The proposed changes have fuelled intense debate in the blogosphere and twittosphera.

Serbia: “Punishing ‘Bad Culture'”

South Africa: Translation of Miriam Makeba's Hapo Zamani

Angola: A short lesson in Angolan music

Trinidad & Tobago: Types of Discrimination

Estonia: Folk Culture

Jamaica: Living Vicariously

Venezuela: Foundation for Urban Culture Shut Down

The Foundation for Urban Culture - a fund that promoted culture through books, photography, music and ideas - was recently shut down, allegedly due to financing from the brokerage firm...

Barbados: disillusioned by Crop Over

Jamaica: Sumfest report

Benin: Interior Ministry Repudiates Wolosso Dance Before His Dismissal

Jamaica: Reggae Time

Jamaica: Abuse of Power?

Vietnam: Music performance using traditional instruments

China: Unrestricted cultural imports coming soon, maybe

Remarkable news if it's true, that China has agreed to end restrictions on imports of entertainment products. Despite initial reports, hesitation and eager film buffs, final confirmation, however, remains to...

Cameroon: Capoeira in Cameroon

Angola: Song of the year for Museke Online Music Awards

Jamaica: R.I.P. “Sugar”

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