Poetry International Web

september 2004 -

An extensive guide of international poetry on the Internet

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Poetry International Web

Government leaders of ACP countries give culture priority

August 2004 -

Not only are bananas and cashew nuts good for the economy; art can also promote prosperity. During the 4th ACP meeting in Mozambique at the end of June 2004, government leaders discussed culture and development.

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Creative workshops in Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon

August 2004 -

The French artists’ collective Du Zieu dans les Bleus will conduct workshops in the summer of 2004 under the name ATELIER #3 in the Baddawi Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon.

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Res Artis Member Meeting in Australia deals with 'the South'

August 2004 -

The bi-annual member meeting of the worldwide network of artist-in-residence centres, Res Artis, will be held in August of 2004. The theme is the role of the South or ‘the periphery’ in the global art world.

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Human Development Report 2004 pleads for cultural diversity

August 2004 -

Each citizen must be able to decide for himself what language he speaks, what religion he practices, and how he dresses. That is the message of the Human Development Report 2004.

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Exchange program for theatre professionals in Ouagadougou

August 2004 -

People from the international theatre world will gather in Burkina Faso for three months to share knowledge about their craft. A multinational Richard III will also be staged.

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African Union recognizes Kiswahili

August 2004 -

The African Union (AU) has recognized Kiswahili as an official language. Up to now the Union, with which 53 African countries are affiliated, has communicated in Arabic, French, English and Portuguese. Kiswahili is spoken by a hundred million people in eastern and southern Africa. It is the official language of Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda.

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Pakistani film about religion and family

August 2004 -

The film Silent Waters by the Pakistani filmmaker Sabiha Sumar takes place in Pakistan in 1979. Aïcha is a widow and lives with her almost adult son Salim in a small village.

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Universes in Universe

august 2004 -

Contemporary visual arts in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, in the context of international art developments.

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Universes in Universe

Lulu Ratna stimulates Indonesian short films over the long term

July 2004 -

The Indonesian filmmaker Lulu Ratna is in the Netherlands for the exhibition Indonesia under Construction, which will run from 29 June to 22 August 2004 in Witte de With, Rotterdam. She will be describing the state of affairs in the Indonesian film world and her film promotion company Boemboe.

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