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Twitter Ba(a)zar

A Selection of Interesting, Funny and even Weird Tweets to Brighten Up Your Day




#ExploreFrance Plex’eat Shields #LouvreChezVous Oignons & Croissants

This new Twitter Ba(a)zar is dedicated to France, its famous museums, its many places of interest and some creative ‘alternatives’ (you will understand what we’re refering to soon enough). The country is not under lockdown anymore but yet it’s still impossible to come from abroad to visit it. So until everyone will able to safely travel to France again, we selected tweets allowing you to (virtually) discover the country! ...


A man dancing in underwear and A Disco Dino in the streets of Paris

You read well, this Twitter Bazar post is kind of… special. When we saw these tweets we immediately thought we had to share them with you, they are bold and unexpected while the city of Paris is under lockdown. Let’s start with a video posted by Chantal Hoogvliet, a Paris based Fashion Producer who livestreams every day on Youtube a serie called “Paris on Lockdown Today” – a LIVE Vlog serie by Dutch Parisian Chantal. ...


(Don’t)wash your hands, Workout at home and Back to the Future

This is a brand new Twitter Bazar update with a quick selection of interesting, funny and even weird tweets. Because of the pandemic, the tweets (in english, french and spanish) are about Covid-19 and some of them will hopefully make you smile! 😉 Don’t forget to wash your hands. pic.twitter.com/Y3XGD7T7Ct — Greg Hogben (@MyDaughtersArmy) March 29, 2020 Voici toute une série d'exercices physiques que vous pouvez réaliser à la maison ...


Follow Contemporary African Art @AfricanColours

Let’s talk about Art, contemporary African Art. AfricanColours is ‘the premier internet space for the promotion of contemporary African art since 2000. With a central office in Nairobi, its work is supported by representatives  in Africa, Europe & America.’ The Portal of contemporary African Art offers news and articles about African artists and exhibitions. AfricanColours The Power of Colours is your ultimate guide to contemporary ...


Follow South African band BLK JKS on Twitter @BLKJKS

Today we suggest you to follow South African band BLK JKS (pronounced Black Jacks) on Twitter @BLKJKS although they don’t tweet so much. But it doesn’t mean they don’t do much, on the contrary. The first time we mentioned BLK JKS on the Sama Gazette was in June 2010 in: 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa: hopes and concerns. But the first time we read about BLK JKS was on Max Dana‘s Blog with Music of Africa: BLK JKS, from South ...


Follow Rebecca Hamilton on Twitter @bechamilton

As you may already know by now, we have launched our first special section on the Sama Gazette: En Route To Sudan. Dedicated to news and resources about Sudan, this section of the site counts many visitors everyday and we hope it will help everyone to find interesting information about Sudan, and learn about the referendums, the challenges and issues. Amongst the many links to websites and twitter pages we mention Rebecca Hamilton. She is a Special ...


Follow Wynton Marsalis on Twitter @wyntonmarsalis

Wynton Marsalis. If you like Jazz music, you know this name. According to Wynton Marsalis’ Bio on Twitter: ‘Wynton Marsalis is an internationally acclaimed musician, composer, bandleader, educator and a leading advocate of American culture.‘ Now you see why you must know his name. But it is nothing until you hear Marsalis play the trumpet… In this Twitter Sunday, it is all about Jazz and musicians, as the tweets @wyntonmarsalis ...


Twitter Sunday: Follow i-ACT on Twitter @iact

For this new Twitter Sunday, we have selected an organization which, as you can read on its Twitter Bio, is ‘Putting a face on the numbers. Connecting communities in danger with communities that are willing and able to help’. This organization is i-ACT by Stop Genocide Now and you can read more on this page: Interactive-ACTivism connects the surviving victims of this genocide with those who want to help, creating an interconnected ...


Twitter Sunday: Favorites Tweets @johnlegend

John Legend is Grammy award-winning artist and philanthropist; two good reasons for us to share with you our Favorites Tweets @johnlegend. We liked his two albums Get Lifted (‘Stay With You’) and Evolver (‘Take Me Away’), and we are very excited about his new one: Wake Up! which will be released on September 21, 2010. John Legend is also a philanthropist, he founded the Show Me Campaign: Created by Grammy award-winning artist John ...


Twitter Sunday: Favorites Tweets @mapendo

Mapendo International was founded to protect and care for at-risk refugees in Africa and we want to introduce you to the organization if you don’t know it already. According to Wikipedia, Mapendo was founded in 2003 by Sasha Chanoff and Dr. John Wagacha Burton. While conducting refugee rescue operations with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), Sasha became aware of the unseen and therefore unmet needs of the many refugees living in ...






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