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· March, 2012

Stories about Music from March, 2012

Puerto Rico: “National Day of Salsa” in the Conservatory

The Puerto Rican Conservatory of Music joins the National Day of Salsa celebration in the island. This year, the singer Cheo Feliciano and the singer and trumpet player Jerry Medina...

Mexico Hosts 13th Ibero-American Musical Culture Festival “Vive Latino”

We have gathered several opinions from the Mexican public regarding its 13th Musical Cultural Festival "Vive Latino," an international music festival that consisted of mainly Latin American bands, but also...

Puerto Rico: “My Favorite Bars”

Spain: Documentary in Production on the Healing Power of Flamenco

Armenia: Opinion divided on Eurovision withdrawal

Puerto Rico: An Archipelago of Indie Music

The music blog Puerto Rico Indie has launched their first video series titled Archipiélago (Archipelago). The series aims to document the local independent music scene on the island. Global Voices...

Russia: Madonna Responds to St. Petersburg “Gay Propaganda” Law Controversy

Hungary: An Eventful Celebration of the National Holiday

The prime minister compares the country to a frog; a rapper is elected as "the alternative president"; far-right protesters break into the IMF office; a techno party is held at...

Hong Kong: Indie Music Made Illegal by Contradictory Policies

Contradictory to the government's policy in the development of the cultural and creative industries in Hong Kong, autonomous indie music venues and performances have become targets for harassment by a...

Jamaica: Corresponding with Vybz Kartel

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: R.I.P. “Rasum”

Sri Lanka: War On Twitter Between Celebrities

Armenia: Eurovision withdrawal a wasted opportunity

Greece: Folk Musician and Researcher, Domna Samiou, Dies at 84

Greeks all over the world express their sorrow for the death of Domna Samiou on March 11, the great singer of traditional Greek folk music, as well as their appreciation...

Ukraine: Eurovision, Gaitana, and Racism

Puerto Rico: Online Campaign to Stop Unnecessary C-Sections

Unnecessary Caesarean is the name of the campaign launched on the first week of March in Puerto Rico, aiming to curb the very high percentage of caesarean births in the...

Armenia: Eurovision withdrawal after propaganda attempt backfires

Russia: Sex, Women, Putin and Videos

Young women calling on co-enthusiasts to rip off their clothes for Putin last summer, seemed to have disappeared from the scene. As the election season draws to a close in...

Armenia: Eurovision propaganda fiasco

Azerbaijan: Singer-Activist calls for Eurovision Boycott

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