This Week in Culture: July 17 - July 26
The Dublin Theatre Festival is in search of a wider audience and a more unique theme. The theme they have chosen is theatre. Their growing diversity and passion will create a festival that will not soon be forgotten. The festival runs from September 24th to October 11th.
Sweden is an absolutely lovely place. If you ever happen to find yourself there, be on the lookout for these “must-see” streets!
Astronaut Kimiya Yui blasted off into space early Thursday morning. He was accompanied by two other astronauts, one Russian and one American. Yui also disclosed that he has brought along sushi to surprise the others.
From the US
Beloved writer E.L. Doctorow passed away on a Tuesday in a hospital in New York. He had been suffering from lung cancer. Doctorow was most famously known for “Ragtime” and “The March” and will be dearly missed by many. President Obama tweeted about him, calling him “one of America’s greatest novelists.”
The royal family celebrated Prince George’s 2nd birthday on July 22nd. During a guard change, the royal band played George a very special “Happy Birthday” tune.
Rebecca is a sixteen year old living in sunny Southern California. In her spare time, she likes to enjoy life with her friends and binge watch Netflix. In school, she is very involved in cultural, service, and nature clubs.