Last week in culture we celebrated--the United States reveled in fourth of July festivities, the Dalai Lama turned 77, and Spain kicked off their running of the bulls festival. Click on for more from the week.

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  • Fireworks light up the sky over the Hudson River during the Macy's Fourth of July fireworks show as seen from New York on Wednesday, July 4, 2012. (AP Photo/CX Matiash)

  • A woman practice swirling a ribbon near the iconic titanium and glass dome National Grand Theater of China in Beijing, China, Friday, July 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

  • In this photo taken Sunday, July 1, 2012, Myanmar models present wedding dresses during "The Greatest Wedding Show" by local designers at the National Theater in Yangon, Myanmar. (AP Photo/Khin Maung Win)

  • An exile Tibetan in traditional costume waits to perform a dance at Tsuglakhang temple in Dharmsala, India, Friday, July 6, 2012. The Dalai Lama celebrates his 77th birthday with festivities held for the entire day at the temple complex. (AP Photo/Ashwini Bhatia)

  • Veteran of WWII Bob Dunn, 85, from Long Beach, Calif. dances with Tracy Berry prior to the commissioning ceremony for the battleship USS Iowa as a memorial and an educational museum at the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro, Calif. on Wednesday, July 4, 2012. The ship, built in 1940, arrived in Los Angeles in May and will be permanently stationed in the port and operated as a floating museum. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

  • Spectators dance outside the stadium before the Euro 2012 soccer championship final between Spain and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, July 1, 2012. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

  • Youths dance during the grand opening of the Students Song Festival in Vilnius, on July 6, 2012. In 2003, UNESCO declared the Song and Dance Festivals of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania as 'intangible world heritage' to be preserved. (AFP PHOTO / PETRAS MALUKAS)

  • Tibetan exiles perform a mask dance as they mark the birthday of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama at a monastery in Katmandu, Nepal, Friday, July 6, 2012. The well wishers celebrate the 77th birthday of the Dalai Lama, who lives in the northern Indian town of Dharmsala after his exile from Tibet during a failed revolt against Chinese rule. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

  • A couple kiss while a band play during the 'Chupinazo', the official opening of the 2012 San Fermin fiestas, Friday, July 6, 2012 in Pamplona, Spain. Revelers from around the world kick off the San Fermin festival with a messy party in the Pamplona town square, one day before the first of eight days of the running of the bulls.(AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

  • A gardener waters a frog sculpture covered in moss at the Singapore Garden Festival on Friday, July 6, 2012 in Singapore. The city-state brought together international garden and floral designers where they will showcase floral and garden displays to members of the public. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

  • Local cosplayers (costumed role players) attend the Japan expo dedicated to Japanese culture at Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center, ouside of Paris, France, Thursday, July 5, 2012. Some 200,000 Japanese pop culture enthusiasts are expected to visit the largest annual 13th Japan Expo showcasing the country's pop arts and subculture that begins for a four-day run. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

  • Mainland Chinese kung fu masters Zhang Yong, left and Liu Xin pose in front of the Tian Tan Buddha after performing in the Shaolin and Wu Dang Martial Arts Extravaganza in Ngong Ping, in Hong Kong Wednesday, July 4, 2012. Around 20 kung fu masters will showcase their martial arts skills from July 4 to Sept. 2 in Hong Kong to attract tourists. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

  • A kinetic structure is suspended from the ceiling of the Changi International Airport on Wednesday July 4, 2012 in Singapore. Claiming to be the world's largest kinetic art installation, "Kinetic Rain" designed and built by a German team is made up of 1,216 bronze droplets that transforms into multiple shapes through slow fluid movements. The Singapore Changi Airport has constantly revamped and updated its establishment in a bid to remain one of the top ranking airports in the world. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

  • A view of the iconic Tower Bridge, right, over the river Thames, right, and The Shard, left, a newly-constructed high-rise building that is western Europe┬'s tallest, in London,Wednesday, July 4, 2012 ahead of the official Inauguration on Thursday, July 5, 2012. The Shard is 309.6 meters tall (1,016 feet) and features high quality offices, a 5-star hotel with more than 200 rooms and suites and 3 floors of restaurants. It will also feature exclusive super prime residential apartments and the top levels will consist of the capital's highest public viewing gallery offering 360┬░ views of London. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

  • A musical band march during the 'Chupinazo', the official opening of the 2012 San Fermin fiestas, Friday, July 6, 2012 in Pamplona, Spain. Revelers from around the world kick off the San Fermin festival with a messy party in the Pamplona town square, one day before the first of eight days of the running of the bulls. (AP Photo/Ivan Aguinaga)

  • A melting model of Ice Palace in the film 'Die Another Day' is seen on display in the exhibition 'Designing 007 - Fifty Years of Bond Style' at the Barbican centre in London, Thursday, July 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)

  • the pack rides during the sixth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 207.5 kilometers (129 miles) with start in Epernay and finish in Metz, France, Friday July 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

  • A group of children stay cool under a large shade tree as they make music and enjoy their summer vacation Thursday afternoon, July 5, 2012 outside a home on Modena Street in Gastonia, N.C. THe children are, from the left; Rodney Brooks, 12, Ciara Young, 7, Jy-vin Ross, 6, Joshlynnn Hoke, 6, and Courtney Young, 4. (AP Photo/The Gaston Gazette, Mike Hensdill)

  • Performers of the British group Lords of Lightning entertain the audience at Rock for People music festival held in Hradec Kralove, some 100 kilometers east of Prague, on Wednesday, July 4, 2012. (AP Photo/CTK, Alexandra Mlejnkova)

  • In this photo provided by Ben Baller, a yachts are illuminated in the foreground as a malfunction causes the entire Fourth of July fireworks show to go off all at once over San Diego Bay near Coronado Island in San Diego, Wednesday, July 4, 2012. The Coast Guard says the mishap occurred minutes before the scheduled opening of the Big Bay Boom show. More than 500,000 people witnessed the short-lived spectacle. No injuries were reported. (AP Photo/Ben Baller)

  • Barack Obama, Michelle Obama

    President Barack Obama puts on a red, white, and blue hat, while visiting with service members during the Independence Day celebration on the from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)

  • In this Sunday, July 1, 2012, photo provided by Taco Bell, a Taco Bell truck lands in front of the Cultural Center in Bethel, Alaska. On cable TV, the residents of Bethel, could see the ads for Taco┬áBell, McDonald's and Olive Garden, but had few ways to get them. So when rumors began swirling about Taco┬áBell coming to town, there was joy. It turned out to be a hoax, and now Taco┬áBell officials are trying to right a wrong, flying in food for the locals. (AP Photo/Taco Bell, Harvey Ranola)

  • American designer Joe Palimeno sits in his creation, the Modernist Garden exhibit at the Singapore Garden festival during a media preview in Singapore on July 6, 2012. The Singapore Garden festival which showcases over 280,000 plants and 70,000 stalks of cut flowers is expected to attract over 300,000 visitors and is open to the public from July 7-15. (AFP PHOTO / ROSLAN RAHMAN/Getty Images)

  • A woman looks at a painting entitled '1024 Farben, 1973' by the german artist Gerhard Richter during the presentation of the exhibition 'Gerhard Richter: Panorama' at the Centre Pompidou in Paris, on June 4, 2012. The exhibition which is a major chronological retrospective that includes portraits based on photographs, abstractions, landscapes, colour charts and works on paper, will be shown to the public from June 6 until September 24, 2012. (AFP PHOTO / JOEL SAGET/GETTY IMAGES)

  • The full moon rises over Brooklyn as amateur fireworks explode are viewed from Bayonne, N.J., Wednesday, July 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

  • A couple of rare albino hedgehogs are photographed in a pet shop in Johannesburg, Friday, July 6, 2012. The nocturnal animals will be part of the World of Cats, Dogs and Pet Exhibition at the end of the month which will include a dogs fashion show. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)

  • Models wear creations by Belgian designer Martin Margiela as part of his presentation for Women's Fall Winter 2012 2013 haute couture fashion collection, for fashion house in Paris, France, Wednesday July 4, 2012. (AP Photo / Jacques Brinon)