Culture

Ryuichi Sakamoto: A Musical Genius and a Social Activist

TOKYO – Ryuichi Sakamoto was one of the most influential and versatile composers of our time. He created music that spanned genres, cultures, and media, from electronic pop to classical symphonies, from film scores to environmental soundscapes. He collaborated with … Continue reading Ryuichi Sakamoto: A Musical Genius and a Social Activist

Chinese premier calls for closer cultural exchanges with Greece

Heraklion – Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and his Greek counterpart, Antonis Samaras, on Saturday witnessed the opening of the new Heraklion Archaeological Museum in Crete, pledging to beef up bilateral cultural exchanges.The museum, located in the center of Heraklion, is … Continue reading Chinese premier calls for closer cultural exchanges with Greece

Taiwan: Cultural Ministry boost ties with Berlin Literary House

Berlin/Taipei – The ROC Ministry of Culture concluded a memorandum of understanding with Berlin Literary House in Germany, taking related exchanges between countries to new heights. Under the agreement, inked by Wang Keng-ling, head of the MOC Department of Cultural … Continue reading Taiwan: Cultural Ministry boost ties with Berlin Literary House

Sea, sun and saxophones at Hua Hin Asia Jazz 2014

Bangkok/Hua Hin – The Hua Hin Asia Jazz 2014, an international jazz music event, is about to take place on the popular Hua Hin Beach, in the province of Prachuap Khiri Khan, on Saturday, May 10. The biggest names in jazz have confirmed … Continue reading Sea, sun and saxophones at Hua Hin Asia Jazz 2014

China’s top political advisor meets Thai Princess

BEIJING, April 10 (Xinhua) — China’s top political advisor Yu Zhengsheng met Thursday with visiting Thai Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, advocating increased cultural exchanges between the two sides. Yu, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative … Continue reading China’s top political advisor meets Thai Princess