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· April, 2008

Stories about Photography from April, 2008

Nepal: Holi Festival

Nepali Photo blog PHALANO.com posts pictures of the Holi or Fagu festival, an important festival of the Nepalese people, which is celebrated by smearing Abeer (red vermilion powder) and throwing...

Armenia: Norwegians Abroad

Armenia and Me, the blog of an expat Norwegian in the country, reports on stumbling upon a bus crewed by 11 fellow countrymen and women touring the Middle East, Central...

Bhutan: Photographer’s Paradise

Richard Ishida, a world renowned web designer based in UK writes after visiting Bhutan: “The whole country is a photographer’s paradise. The dzongs and monasteries are all beautiful. But so...

India: Rongali Bihu Festival

Anita Bora of Just a little something blog was in Assam during this year's Rongali Bihu and posts some photos. Rongali Bihu Festival takes place on the onset of the...

Armenia: Torchlight Procession

Life in Armenia posts an account and photographs from last week's torchlight procession held on the eve of the 93rd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide in Ottoman Turkey. The blog...

UK: Armenian Genocide March

Unzipped posts video, photographs and an account of a march staged by the London-Armenian community remembering the 1.5 million Armenians who died during the 1915 Armenian Genocide in Ottoman Turkey....

Kyrgyzstan: Jazz Fest Photos

Elena presents the photographs from the second and third day of the International Jazz Festival in Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan.

Iran: A series of aerial photos of Iran

Homeyra has given a link to a series of aerial photos of Iran taken by George Steinmetz.

Armenia: Nationalism & Remembrance

The Armenian Patchwork posts some photographs of the 23 April march to the Tsitsernakaberd Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan by youth affiliated to the Armenian Revolutionary Federation — Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D)....

Kyrgyzstan: Pictures from the trip to the country's northern parts

The Azamat Report made a visit to Naryn, a mountaneous region on the north of Kyrgyzstan, and now posts pictures of the road tripping.

Kazakhstan: Almaty Traffic Jam Photo

Ehot posts a photo of traffic jam, which is already a regular phenomenon in Almaty, the largest city of Kazakhstan and the region's business hub.

Lithuania: “NOROUTINE”

Babel in Vilnius writes about “the first and only Lithuanian photo movie” – “NOROUTINE.”

Russia: Travel Photo Reports

Lots of Russia travel photo reports – by LJ user victorprofessor.

Armenia: Alternative Genocide Action

Hrag Vartanian remembers an unconventional action staged thirty-nine years ago by American-Armenian artist Kardash Onnig outside an Armenian Church in New York. The protest which called on ethnic Armenians to...

India: A Goddess in Mumbai

A photo essay on Mumbai Magic – “In Mumbai, a small community from Andhra Pradesh worships the Goddess Mariamman every summer, seeking protection from smallpox, chickenpox and all forms of...

Kuwait: Just Give Me My Espresso

With Kuwait still recovering from last week's storm, one blogger updates us with pictures of the damage left behind; another tells us about the trouble one has to go through...

India, Sri Lanka: Temple Festivals on both sides of the Palk Strait

Temple festivals are an integral part of life for Hindu Tamils, across the countries they live in. The following photo essay captures a few moments of these festivals. From Rakwana...

Syria: Safita and Chastel Blanc Photo Tour

Abd from Syria Winks takes us on a photo tour in the ancient city of Safita, and its crusader tower, Chastel Blanc.

Turkey: Armenian Sportsmen

Unzipped posts an entry on an online exhibition which depicts ethnic Armenian sportsmen in Ottoman Turkey. The blog notes that not only were Armenian sporting events held during the priod...

Russia: Chechnya Photos

LJ user mnog posts photos from Chechnya: Grozny; Terek-CSKA football game (and the first anniversary of Ramzan Kadyrov's inauguration); Shali, Argun, Makhkety.

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