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· February, 2012

Stories about Music from February, 2012

Venezuela: Singer Onechot Becomes Victim of Violence He Decried

Onechot was wounded by a bullet to the head. The Venezuelan reggae singer sang of the violence in the city of Caracas as being completely crazy. In 2011 there were...

Costa Rica: Turning to Facebook to Fund TV Show

Uruguay: Scenes From the Longest Carnival in the World

Every year, Uruguayans celebrate the longest carnival in the world. Percussionists, dancers and musical and theatrical performers take center stage for over 40 days. Sites and blogs dedicated to the...

Colombia: Speaking Spanish is Hard and There is a Song About It

Song on the difficulties of speaking Spanish rings true with native speakers as well as those trying to learn the language. With humor, Colombian songwriters and performers Juan Andrés and...

Barbados: A Woman's Worth

One Day on Earth: Global Screening of Worldwide Collaborative Film

The collaborative film One Day on Earth was filmed all on the same day, October 10, 2010, with more than 3,000 hours of footage sent in from all corners of...

Trinidad & Tobago: Carnival Damage

Iran: Iranian rappers sing for people of Homs in Syria

Video Highlights: Video Advocacy and Recent Events

A selection of Global Voices' recent and interesting stories on video advocacy including indigenous rights and recent news from Latin America, East Asia and Sub Saharan Africa selected by Juliana...

Greece: 13th International Guitar Festival in Volos

Caribbean: We'll Always Love You, Whitney

Following the untimely death of singer Whitney Houston, a handful of Caribbean bloggers are talking about her talent, her music and her legacy. From Trinidad and Tobago, The Liming House...

Jamaica: The Marley Brand

Arab World: RIP Whitney Houston

Arabs join the rest of the world in mourning the death of superstar Whitney Houston. Reactions on social media platforms ranged from sadness and shock to those questioning why the...

Trinidad & Tobago: Seeing Siparia

Armenia: Eurovision Hopefuls

Jamaica, St. Vincent: Happy Earth Day, Mr. Marley

Mozambique: All Aboard the Musical Marrabenta Train!

Southern Mozambique hosts one of the continent's best kept secrets, the Marrabenta Festival, an event which celebrated five years this month. Highlight of the Festival is a musical train journey...

Azerbaijan: Qubanin Ag Almasi and Eurovision

Cuba: Sad Songs

United States: The Art of the Occupy Movement

Actors, visual artists, writers and musicians pay homage to the #Occupy muse and are calling for an international day of creative action on February 12, 2012.

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