Stories about Photos from June, 2007
Trinidad & Tobago: What Makes Great Art?
According to Thebookmann, the canvas doesn't always matter when it comes to the spirit of great art: “…What really matters is the passion and respect of a good deed from an individual from this small nation, Trinidad and Tobago.”
Students protest for public universities in Brazil
Students from the most important university in Brazil, the University of São Paulo, occupied the office of the head of the institution on May 3rd to protest against new policies announced by the governor of São Paulo's state, that threatened the autonomy of the state's public universities. São Paulo State...
Tahitians can dance!
See photographs of over seventy Tahitian dancers performing in costumes fashioned from pandanus leaves.
Benin's fans get rowdy at the Togo-Benin match
Togo played Benin in Cotonu this Sunday, the fifth day of qualifying matches for the 2008 Africa cup. Benin won (4-1), but not before their supporters engaged in what Togo-iTunes calls “gratuitous violence” (Fr). Togo-iTunes has photographs of the match and the rowdy fans, taken by a Togolese journalist posing...
Arabeyes: The Middle East in Pictures
This week's pictorial tour of the Middle East takes us to a wedding with a difference in Amman, Kuwait in a dust storm, where Lebanese escape the news and finally a picture of a hatching Bulbul in a tribute to a loving father from Bahrain.
Gay Pride in Brazil: 3.5 Million March and Government Sponsorship in São Paulo
There are controversies about the exact numbers — estimates range from 3 to 4 million people — but São Paulo's Gay Parade last week probably set a record as the world's most attended street event. In a country that prides itself for allowing the free flow of its cultural diversity,...
Grenada: Underwater Sculpture Gallery
Thomas K is thrilled to discover an underwater sculpture garden off the coast of Grenada.
Morocco: A Photo Tour
Ask any photographer - Morocco is known as one of the world's most photogenic spots. This week's post by Jillian York showcases photographs from all over the country - from the Fes Festival of World Sacred Music to the gorgeous gorges of the Dades Valley.
Sierra Leone: Memorial for plane crash victims
Togo-iTunes posts photographs of a memorial ceremony for those who disappeared in a plane crash in Sierra Leone.
Bermuda: Dame Brown Evans Laid to Rest
“Individuals and families I spoke with said they simply had to attend this ‘historic event’ and wanted their children to be a part of this ‘history in the making'”: Charlotte Andrews is one of many who lined the streets of Hamilton, Bermuda to pay their last respects to Dame Lois...
Iran in the eyes of a Swedish Blogger
Jonathan Lundqvist is a Swedish blogger who visited Iran a few months ago and shared his experiences with Global Voices in an interview. Jonathan has published several photos on his blog about censorship, daily life, tradition, and modernity in Iran without forgetting beauty of the country. Here are seven images...
Jamaica: Castleton Gardens
“I believe that as a citizen of Jamaica I should know as much of the island as I can.” Stunner takes a photographic tour of Jamaica's Castleton Gardens.