Culture and Media

Seoul Africa Festival 2022: “Meet Africa’s Diverse Charms in the City of Seoul”

On October 1st, 2022 the popular Seoul Africa Festival was held in South Korea with thousands of visitors showing up in a celebratory mood to experience the diverse charms of the African continent. The cultural diversity and global citizenship promotion…

Santiago de Chile: Book Spring in Parque Bustamante with more than 140 publishers and lots of activities

After being suspended due to the pandemic for two years, Primavera del Libro, one of the most important publishing fairs in Chile, is back in Parque Bustamante, in the commune of Providencia. In its 11th version, many publishers have come…

A Pandemic Diary

a personal narrative by Agnes Prieto     The clouds scudded on a pristine blue sky, almost a perfect day…except for a silence, too quiet. A leaden weight, the end of a flow of whizzing, scurry of cities and countries,…

Celebrating the Gift of Presence and Resilience of Older Persons in Milagros

by Genevieve Balance-Kupang   Wishing all Older Persons (OP) a healthy and joyful UN International Day of Older Persons (UNIDOP) this October 1, and a blissful Elderly Filipino Week (EFW) this October 1-7, 2022. The Resilience and Contributions of Older Women and Older…

New Masculinities – the example of Federer and Nadal

A few days ago, in Roger Federer’s farewell match, playing doubles with his friend and competitor Rafael Nadal, they were captured in a photograph, which went viral on social networks, in which both are shown crying visibly moved and Federer…

“With the eco-social crisis, the idea of a stable situation is no more than an illusion”.

Interview with José Luis ‘Kois’ Fernández, Javier Fernández and Nerea Ramírez / Authors of ‘Solidaridades de proximidad’ By Yayo Herrero* in ctxt. Photos by Sara Garchi in “Solidaridades de proximidad”, by the Tangente Co-operative Group. Some of us believe that…

Nonviolent Journalism: a timely book launched in Colombia

The launch of the Colombian edition of the book Nonviolent Journalism will be a space to reflect on the future of journalism and social communication in the construction of today’s society. The International Peace and Nonviolence News Agency, Pressenza, FES…

“Art forms in Nature: Flower Dance”: Bum Hun Lee Exhibition in Seoul

Fall is wonderful in this part of the world, East Asia, where, after heavy rainfalls, scorching heatwaves, and devastating typhoons, the flowers bloom in a variety of colors, sizes, and shapes. The relatively cool weather invites people to spend more…

Colombia: Nonviolent Journalism book launched

Students, journalists and nonviolence activists met at the launch of the book Nonviolent Journalism in Bogotá and talked with its authors about the importance of thinking about new forms of journalistic practice in Latin America, especially in the moment of…

“Memento mori, memento vivere”.

13 September 2022, El Espectador Memento mori, a Latin expression that reminds us of the fragility of life, the inexorable nature of death and the futility of vanity. In a country adept at statements of violence, one might think it…

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