SoCultures Magazine 2018 SoCultures Magazine December 2018 - Page 92

SOCULTURES DECEMBER 2018 Celebrations Nostalgia 2018 July The final of football's 2018 World Cup on July 15 th The 2018 FIFA World Cup (14 June to 15 July 2018), an international football tourname nt kicked off on June 14 th in Moscow, Russia. The final took place on 15 July at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, between France and Croatia. There is always big excitement ahead of the biggest football tournament on the plane World’s largest bilateral free trade deal is signed on July 17 th The European Union and Japan signed a monumental trade deal Tuesday at a summit held in Tokyo, Japan, The pact, signed in Tokyo, covers a third of the global economy. The free-trade deal aimed at creating the world’s largest open economic zone and eliminating nearly all tariffs between te entities. President Tusk said of the deal, according to The Guardian. “We are sending a clear message that you can count on us. We are predictable – both Japan and EU – predictable and responsible and wide sense of a world order based on rules, freedom and transparency and common sense.” Cecilia_Malmström 92 | P a g e