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Mohammad Javad Zarif
A look back at the year through our most popular and favorite videos.
 /  Northern California
Asia Society Northern California hosted the San Francisco debut of the Mila chamber opera on December 12, 2019
Shen Wei Dance Asia Society New York
An evening of captivating dance, art, and conversation with acclaimed choreographer and artist Shen Wei.
Chen Leiji
The Chinese virtuoso delighted an Asia Society crowd with his performance.
Loung Ung and Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie, Loung Ung, Rithy Panh, and Phloeun Prim discuss their work through the prism of the Cambodian genocide.
Samita Sinha
This ember state deconstructs Indian classical music through the pussy, inspired by the myth of the self-immolating Hindu goddess Sati and the idea of dark matter.
Susie Ibarra at Pioneer Works
Composer and drummer Susie Ibarra performs her commissioned piece 'Fragility: An Exploration of Polyrhythms.'
Community Arts panel
 /  India
Community arts practitioners from India and Australia come together to discuss the value of engaging with local communities through the arts.
David Henry Hwang
The playwright discusses the revival of his celebrated play in an interview with Asia Blog.
Diwali 2017 Thumb
Families celebrate the festival of lights with dancing, singing, and crafts.
(Jessica Ngo)
Asia Society Texas Center welcomed back Tibetan monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery to create a sand mandala and perform special dances.
Anne Akiko Meyers (Lisa-Marie Mazzucco)
The prolific and popular classical musician discusses her prized instrument, her diverse repertoire, and the importance of a great lunch.
Fareed Ayaz, Abu Muhammad Qawwal and Brothers perform at Asia Society New York on May 6, 2017 as part of Lahore Literay Festival (Maria Baranova-Suzuki/Asia Society)
Missed the festivities? Watch videos from this year's gathering.
Singapore’s Siong Leng Musical Association performers at Asia Society New York on April 28, 2017. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)
Singapore’s Siong Leng Musical Association performs imaginative interpretations of the classical music tradition.
The slow, elegant melodies of nanyin music originate from China's Fujian Province.
The Pakistani superstar offers insights into her music, vocal techniques, and philosophy during this unique lecture-demonstration.
The Hougaku Quartet explores Japanese musical traditions through a contemporary lens.
(Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)
Eko Nugroho's performances tell the story of how Islam came to Java.

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