Echoes from the Tunisian blogosphere

The beginning of this week marked a big buzz in the Tunisian blogosphere about Tunisia's national soccer team qualifying to the World Cup next year after a 2-2 draw with Morocco.

Marouen writes about the ReachOut initiative that the British Council has launched. This initiative encourages and enables open discussion between young people from Arab countries and the United Kingdom about issues raised by the United Nation's World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS).
A number of the contributors will be selected to continue discussions face-to-face in Tunis and video conference with a group from the UK at Café Informatique International as part of the WSIS.

Zizou from Djerba wonders why Tunisia doesn't join the European Union (in French). He thinks we have many things in common with the new countries joining the EU; geographically, demographically, historically, economically and linguistically.

Sami writes (in French) about how he doesn't fast in Ramadan, and wonders why people don't respect his choice just like he respects theirs by not eating in public. He talks about how Ramadan is more of a tradition now than a religious practice, and the proof is that people don't pray and only fast, even though praying is more important than fasting.
In another post he wonders (in French) what would happen if people link between him and his online persona and how it would affect his life and his relationship with the people he knows.

K-Pax writes about his first impressions and how he's getting his life together in Montreal, Canada, after his immigration there. (in French)

Nostradamus is happy to find a website about Ramadan in Tunisia, featuring recipes, prayer times, tv programs and everything a Tunisian needs in Ramadan (inFrench).

TuniZika, the Tunisian musical podcast, release their third episode with music from El Tunisiano, Khaled Nemlaghi, Neshez and Watykan.

Keitaro writes about the great concert by US group “The three ladies of blues” that he attended at the municipal theatre of Tunis (in French).

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