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Malaysia’s First Ever Penang Hokkien Film is on the Way
Culture / Film / Malaysia

Malaysia’s First Ever Penang Hokkien Film is on the Way

From movie to play, and back to being a movie again. Five years after Saw Teong Hin wrote the script for the semi-autobiographical Hai Ki Xin Lor (English title: You Mean The World To Me), he is finally preparing to turn it into Malaysia’s first ever feature film to be filmed in Penang’s distinctive Hokkien dialect, having already … Continue reading »

Christmas Music for Organ at Good Shepherd
Culture / Germany / Hungary / Music

Christmas Music for Organ at Good Shepherd

At 1:30 PM on Sunday, December 21, Art on the Corner will present Hungarian organist and Fulbright scholar Sándor Balatoni, playing a program of German and Hungarian Christmas music for organ, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 7420 Fourth Avenue, in Bay Ridge. The program will include Christmas-themed works by Buxetehude, Kodály, Liszt, J.S. Bach, Wálther, Gardonyi, Widor, and … Continue reading »

Exhibit at Visual Arts Center of New Jersey in Summit Showcases International Gardens
Art / Culture / United States of America

Exhibit at Visual Arts Center of New Jersey in Summit Showcases International Gardens

The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey will present its Spring Exhibitions on view through June 14, 2015. The opening reception will be held on Sunday, Feb. 8 , 2014, from 2-4 p.m. and is a free event open to all. The artists will be present to discuss their work at 3 p.m. Gary Carsley: … Continue reading »

First South Korea-Taiwan Cultural Exchange Seminar Held
Culture / News / South Korea / Taiwan

First South Korea-Taiwan Cultural Exchange Seminar Held

South Korea‘s de facto embassy in Taiwan yesterday held the first-ever South Korea-Taiwan Cultural Exchange Seminar in Taipei to promote closer bilateral exchanges. Speaking during the opening ceremony of the one-day event, South Korean representative to Taiwan Cho Baek-sang noted that South Korea and Taiwan are neighbors in the East Asia region and share a … Continue reading »

Who were Koreans’ Favorite Singers in 2014?
Culture / Music / South Korea

Who were Koreans’ Favorite Singers in 2014?

Gallup Korea surveyed 2,774 Koreans aged 13 and older South Korean singer-songwriter IU, whose real name is Lee Ji-eun, was crowned the most popular musician among Koreans this year, according to a survey released Thursday. Gallup Korea surveyed 2,774 Koreans aged 13 and older to determine Koreans’ favourite musicians. They were asked to name their … Continue reading »

The ‘Concert for Kombol’ (Blanket) in Bangladesh: An Aim to End Poverty
Bangladesh / Culture / Music

The ‘Concert for Kombol’ (Blanket) in Bangladesh: An Aim to End Poverty

The cold and shivery winter has arrived in Bangladesh. Though, many people in the country have the luxury of staying warm in their warm clothing and blankets and heated rooms, there are many people in the country who are not that privileged. They do not have warm clothing, nor do they have blankets and most … Continue reading »