The Festival of Light in the Old City will provide, through the use of light, a dramatic and artistic dimension to the Old City’s nights. From the illumination of architecture to light statues, the festival will be a public and family celebration.
A collaborative four day festival of conferences, workshops and projects exploring the future of cities was capped by a street festival that featured created art, culture, performances, and sustainability displays in New York’s Bowery neighborhood.
During his first state trip to Mexico, Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy was appointed distinguished guest of Mexico City and was given the 'Keys of the City' by the mayor, Marcelo Ebrard, in the Old City Hall in Mexico City.
Kenyan Edwin Kipyego wins CPC 21 KM Marathon Run. Edwin Kipyego came at a time of one hour and five seconds on the finish at the Malieveld in The Hague. Henry Kiplagat came in second with a time in one hour and 57 second.
Faces and shadow portraits at the New York City Marathon 2011, which was won by Geoffrey Mutai of Kenya in an unofficial time of two hours, five minutes and six seconds to smash the course record. USA. 6th November 2011
Flooding in Iligan City leave hundreds dead and missing. Big areas along Iligan river are devastated and covered in mud and debris from houses and trees. Clean up and repair will take weeks. Iligan City, Philippines. 26th December 2011
Infecting the City is presented by the Africa Centre. Founded in 2005, the Africa Centre provides a platform for exploring contemporary Pan-African arts and cultural practice as a catalyst for social change.
On Egypt's Day of Wrath, hundreds of protestors gathered in Rehab City: a gated community on the outskirts of Cairo, raising anti-governmental slogans and banners in solidarity with protestors in Egypt's city centre, Tahrir Square. 28/01/2011
The Catholic tradition of Candlemas celebrates when Jesus Christ was presented to the temple forty days after his birth, in compliance with Biblical scripture. Figurines representing Christ as an infant are used in the ceremonies.