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An exhibition of ancient Asian artefacts has got underway in the National Museum of Vietnamese History in Hanoi.
Like most of his feature films, Thai auteur Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s “Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives” is set in Isan province, where he grew up. It playfully invokes both the lifestyle and animistic beliefs of the Northeast country folk, and the primitive magic of early Thai cinema, relating both of these to his musings on reincarnation.
Following the success of the last year’s festival, Nguyen Nga, who is living in France, is busy completing her final preparations for the 2010 Long Bien Festival to mark the 1,000th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi.
The festival will run from September 30-October 15, with the theme “Dragon Bridge tells of 1,000 years of Thang Long”, a historical account of Vietnam.
The Tibet Religious Foundation of His Holiness the Dalai Lama based in Taipei organised a three-day film screening and lecture series in collaboration with Taiwan National Chiao Tung University and Chinese-Tibetan Friendship Association of Taiwan from 11 - 13 May.
Rajesh Dhabare’s album ‘Buddha Hi Buddha Hai- The Buddha Within’ deals with a unique theme with the album being a musical interpretation of the teachings of Lord Buddha.
A Chinese translation of the Tirukkural might soon be in the offing with internationally renowned Taiwanese poet Yu Hsi agreeing to former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam’s suggestion on the same.
The fast rising star in Kollywood, who was until recently busy in Telugu, wants the world to be a better place and so she chants for it. “Buddhism aims to awaken people.
Michael Tumelty explains why Miriama Young’s first opera is a meditation on minimalism.
The city of Hue officially began a series of cultural events (May 16 – 22) in honor of the millennium anniversary of Hanoi becoming the State capital. Organizers hope the event will help revitalize the historic city of Hue, formerly the imperial capital of Vietnam.
Some Khmer-styled pagodas in the southern province of An Giang are preserving prayer-books written on “sach tra” leaves, which are similar to palm leaves.