Wednesday Dec 4
Cartagena graffiti festival features community and international urban art
This week in Colombia's Caribbean coastal city of Cartagena, 25 local and international artists will complete a total of 30 murals throughout the city, as part of the First International Festival of Urban Art in Colombia.
Los Angeles Times
40 images for 40 years of the Sydney Opera House
The Sydney Opera House, which attracts about 8 million visitors a year and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007, celebrated its 40th anniversary on Oct. 20. The iconic venue was designed by Danish architect Jrn Utzon, whose design was chosen from over 200 submissions in an international competition.
Where is the pride for Mumbai?
Last week, a handful of heritage lovers in the city did a leap of joy with the news that Mumbai's proposal A' the Victorian Gothic and Art Deco ensemble along with the Oval Maidan A' had made the trip to Paris for a dossier check, as one of the nominations for UNESCO World Heritage Site status Last week, a handful of heritage lovers in the city did ... (more)
Emirates News Agency
Dubai Creek as UNESCO World Heritage Site: Another feather in the UAE's heritage cap, UAE Paper
WAM ABU DHABI, 26th September, 2013 -- It's yet another milestone for the UAE - the declaration of the Dubai Creek as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, commented a UAE daily.