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Cherry, the Korean journalist and traveler who embraced the world, loved cultures

Cherry, the Korean journalist and traveler who embraced the world, loved cultures

By Ashraf  Aboul-Yazid President, Asia Journalists Association CAIRO: For almost 24 years, Korean journalist, traveler and writer Cherry (Lee Yeon-Sil) has been communicating with friends and citizens in more than 200 countries around the world.  In this interview with Ashraf Aboul-Yazid she gives us the full story: It is obvious that your work has been in […]

The Year of Poetry

The Year of Poetry

By Ashraf Aboul-Yazid President, Asia Journalists Association CAIRO: I can only call it the Year of Poetry, as it celebrated me just as I did for the poem, over the full four seasons. In Egypt, the poetry procession began with the sixth edition of the Eurasian Literary Festival (LIFFT 2023) January 29 – February 1, 2023. […]

Iranian woman among World Press Photo Contest judges

Iranian woman among World Press Photo Contest judges

By Alireza Bahrami TEHRAN: Yalda Moaiery, an Iranian news photographer, was selected as one of the judges of the World Press Photo Contest. In the past 20 years as a press photographer, Yalda Moaiery has covered conflict, war, and natural disasters for the past 20 years, documenting wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, the aftermath of tsunamis […]

Winners of “Italo Calvino” award in Iran announced

Winners of “Italo Calvino” award in Iran announced

By Alireza Bahrami TEHRAN: Everywhere in the world, the prosperity of the English language is ordinary. Following it, we can mention French and German. Chinese language and Arabic language have flourished in universities. But in the last 20 years, two other languages have become popular among Iranian teenagers: Italian and Korean. Korean movies and Italian […]

Korean Society of Dowsers holds board meeting & workshop on Jeju Island

Korean Society of Dowsers holds board meeting & workshop on Jeju Island

By Seok-jae Kang Vice President, Asia Journalists Association JEJU ISLAND: The newly established Korean Society of Dowsers (KSD) organized its 2023 board meeting and workshop on Jeju Island on November 14-16, 2023. The KSD board meeting was held in the afternoon on November 14 at the KSD’s Jeju headquarters in a hybrid format, drawing a […]

Kaohsiung World Poetry Festival 2023 program announced

Kaohsiung World Poetry Festival 2023 program announced

By Ashraf Aboul-Yazid President, Asia Journalists Association KAOHSIUNG: Kaohsiung World Poetry Festival 2023 program has been announced today. The festival includes forums, mini forums, reading salons, publication of poetry anthology, theme desk and other activities. The festival will take place on November 24-28 with 63 poets hailing from China, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Egypt, India, Japan, Korea, […]

1000 poets from 42 countries read poems for Free Africa

1000 poets from 42 countries read poems for Free Africa

  The AsiaN Correspondent CAIRO: The international coordinators of World Poetry Movement (WPM) had their meeting after the one-month campaign entitled “Free Africa.” In the meeting held on October 8,  2023, WPM General Coordinator Columbian poet Fernando Rendón highlighted the strength and beauty that the World Poetry Movement shown by carrying out 160 actions in […]

Busan International Film Festival to feature 209 films from 69 countries

Busan International Film Festival to feature 209 films from 69 countries

BUSAN: This year’s Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) is set to open with a wide selection of art house favorites and commercial blockbusters as well as star guests to attract movie buffs and cinephiles. BIFF, Asia’s biggest film festival, kicks off Wednesday for a 10-day run in the southeastern port city of Busan. It will […]

Kyrgyzstan festival spotlights how people-land relationship shapes human identity, defines culture

Kyrgyzstan festival spotlights how people-land relationship shapes human identity, defines culture

BISHKEK: A festival in Naryn, Kyrgyzstan, has showcased a range of works that explored the relationship between people and the land, and how this relationship shapes human identity and culture was held “Nomad 2023 – A Living Land” festival held over three days by the in University of Central Asia in Naryn, 315 kilometers south […]

Aestheticizing everyday life through culture, heritage

Aestheticizing everyday life through culture, heritage

FUJAIRAH: Sitting by the sprawling beach in Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates, I enjoyed watching the light waves gently going in and out at regular intervals. Immersed in peace and serenity of the beach in the Sea of Oman, it was difficult to imagine that the Strait of Hormuz, the site of repeated tense […]

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