Stories about Spain from June, 2010
Global: Statistics on Countries Participating in World Cup
SRF from GeoCurrent Events blog writes about the economic geography of the 2010 FIFA World Cup participant countries.
Spain: The Prospect of Catalonia Competing On Its Own
The participation of the Spanish National Team in the 2010 World Cup renews the debate whether the autonomous community of Catalonia should send its own team to the international competition.
Israel: Barred from Spain's Gay Pride Parade
In an entry entitled “You Know You're an Outcast When…” Israeli blogger David Bogner remarks on Spain's barring of Israel from its gay pride parade. Meanwhile, Tel Aviv celebrated its largest parade ever with 100,000 participants, Isrealli reports.
Worldwide: Demonstrations for Palestine
Roba from Jordan published pictures from different demonstrations world wide against Israel's last attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla, in Holland, Greece, Egypt, United Kingdom, Lebanon, Pakistan, Malaysia, Sweden, France, Turkey, India, Italy, Canada, Spain, Belgium, United States, Bulgaria and Austria.
Bolivia: Movie on Immigration Debuting Online
The Bolivian movie, “En busca del paraíso” [es] (“Searching for Paradise”) will be released in Spain on June 11 through Televeo.com [es]. Miguel Esquirol Ríos [es] explains that the movie is about Bolivian immigrants in Spain; he is happy that the movie will reach a foreign audience through the Internet.
Japan: Artistic flipnotes
Meet Oliver (id:olivercd) [en], a Spanish designer and one of the “Flipnote creators” featured at Hatena Featured Artist, a special section of one of the most popular Japanese blog platforms. See here to enjoy the flipnotes of other artists.