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'La Paz Ibero-American Cultural Capital 2009' means a strong impulse for artistic genres which usually go unnoticed in Bolivia. In particular young video and performance artists are benefiting.
A former 19th-century slaughterhouse in the Bolivian capital Cochabamba has been home to a unique mega-sized project since 2005: mARTadero.
After a careful start in 2007, centuries-old Galle Fort along Sri Lanka's south coast will once again be the focal point of a special cultural event in January 2008.
Hectic times for film maker Kasinathar Gnanadas from Sri Lanka and his multi-ethnic film team: Tamils, Sinhalese and Muslims work peacefully side by side to make a TV drama about their country's civil war.