European Culture Capital

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20th Century - Summary
... After World War II, most of the European-colonized world in Africa and Asia gained independence in a process of decolonization ... American culture spread around the world with the advent of Hollywood, Broadway, rock and roll, pop music, fast food, big-box stores, and the hip-hop lifestyle ... British culture continued to influence world culture, including the "British Invasion" into American music, leading many top rock bands (such as Swedish ABBA) to sing in English ...
António Pinho Vargas - Official Biography
... towards a sociology of the absence of portuguese music in the european context at the University of Coimbra, published by Almedina in 2011 ... as the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Culturgest, Lisbon 1994 – European Culture Capital, Expo’98, Teatro Nacional de S ... Carlos, and Porto’2001 – European Culture Capital ...

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