All posts tagged with: happy

Finally happy, finally home

Posted November 7, 2014 Avatar Francisca Lily

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Member since December 26, 2012
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After a very long time, I finally have a post to write! Forgive me this post will be personal but it is something I have waited to share :) For the past few months I have been planning something I have always wanted (probably just as much as going to university!). I have always wanted to visit ‘home’. But before I go on, it would be appropriate for me to share with you that I am half Nigerian. After many years of wishing to go to Nigeria, this past month it finally ca...


“HAPPY” – Tuna Furahi From Goma

Posted June 18, 2014 Avatar Pona Bana

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In North-Kivu, in the East of the Democratic Republic of Congo, we have lived through a decade of endless wars with many consequences on the youth growth and development. Towards the end of 2013, we have had hope of reviving peace and this has allowed us to hold cultural activities to celebrate peace. At the beginning of the month of May, I brought together my friends and lovers of culture living in Goma to present my idea to do “Happy” for the beautiful and wonderful city of...


Arrested for being happy?

Posted May 21, 2014 no picture Kriyana Reddy

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Member since June 25, 2013
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Recently, I was reading an article about Iran. You know, I don't really delve into matters pertaining to the Middle East. I mean, it's always been a dream of mine to learn Arabic, but I don't really keep up with the news from that region. However, the article which I read was striking. Through it, I found out that six people (specifically young dancers) were arrested for making a fan video for Pharell Williams's song "Happy". Although they were recently freed, it got me thinking....