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Korean Faces Brought Alive by an Egyptian Brush

Korean Faces Brought Alive by an Egyptian Brush

Artist Basma Ibrahim: Korean Faces by an Egyptian Brush We can talk a lot about the significant impact of contemporary Korean drama on the Arab audience. You could easily realize how much this drama is watched by a large number of us, including admirers of young men and ladies who are fond of and characters living […]

[Novel] The Road to Shamawes ④

[Novel] The Road to Shamawes ④

[5] A whole day may pass without seeing her. He gets up early in the morning, according to his thirty – year biological clock. He waits to her in the horizon cross the green path on her way back from the village of Shamawes. She cuts her heart, as a knife cuts a ripe fruit, […]

[Novel] The Road to Shamawes ③

[Novel] The Road to Shamawes ③

[3] Crossing the doorstep of the Orchard villa on my way out, I looked for the driver who was waiting on the paved road. As he saw me he threw the cigarette but conspicuously perhaps to show me that he did that for my sake. As soon as we sat in the car he began […]

Louvre Abu Dhabi will open next exhibition on Apr. 22 on Saadiyat Island

Louvre Abu Dhabi will open next exhibition on Apr. 22 on Saadiyat Island

Louvre Abu Dhabi will open its next exhibition on 22 April to run through 20 July on Saadiyat Island showcasing important works of art from the Louvre Abu Dhabi permanent collection, some of which have never been seen or revealed before. exhiition by Louvre Abu Dhabi Set to begin on April 22 on Saadiyat Island Almost 130 art […]

O-hyun, a great Korean monk, depicts his enlightment through his poems

O-hyun, a great Korean monk, depicts his enlightment through his poems

We were eager to meet the great Korean monk in his reception room, when he entered with a bald head, and a bold smile. Shaking hand with him gave me a touch of the human aspect in Mr. Cho O-hyun, but listening to him added the divine side of that far-off saint. The wise man […]

[Novel] The Road to Shamawes ②

[Novel] The Road to Shamawes ②

[1] The air streams through the car window. I sat in the back seat. I was confused, not knowing where to look. The Nile is on the right with a long corniche as old as time; Cairo’s buildings on the left, with varying spaces in between as well as heights. There is a boat on […]

Trip to Bulgar following the footsteps of Ahmad bin Fadhlan who first taught Islam in the land

Trip to Bulgar following the footsteps of Ahmad bin Fadhlan who first taught Islam in the land

In front of the White Mosque in the village of Bulgar on the River Volga, Tatar girls dressed in sky-blue clothes were waiting for us, making traditional eurhythmic movements. Historical clothes, vast expanse, severe cold and different faces returned me more than a thousand years back, as if they were historical celebrations. It was here […]

South Korean violinist Jenny Bae enchants her global fans

South Korean violinist Jenny Bae enchants her global fans

On their theater of dreams in (Old Trafford) the fans of Manchester United football club, sing for glory. They used to chant for the players in the historic stadium of Manchester city, England. But the South Korean violinist Jenny Bae, who brought the tunes of blue skies and white clouds, to the green rectangle in […]

[Novel] The Road to Shamawes ①

[Novel] The Road to Shamawes ①

*Editor’s note: We start to carry “The road to Shamawes,” a novel written by Egyptian novelist Ashraf Aboul-Yazid, in series. The novel was originally written in Arabic, and translated into Korean and English. The novelist, now working as a journalist in Kuwait, also serves as the editor of the Arabic version of The AsiaN. Shamawes is not a real place; […]

Zina, a young cartoonist, depicts her comics with a “revolutionary” sense

Zina, a young cartoonist, depicts her comics with a “revolutionary” sense

Born in Cairo of Greek-Lebanese parents, taught in Canada, and arrived back to Lebanon, the country of her parents, those aspects made the cosmopolitan profile of the young artist Ms. Pert Zina Mufarrij, the artist who makes Zina Comics, to express herself, and her love, which is not a blind one, to her country, and […]

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