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Hunting, equestrian show in UAE capital: The skill of foresight, the power of success

Hunting, equestrian show in UAE capital: The skill of foresight, the power of success

By Habib Toumi ABU Dhabi: When the late Shaikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan initiated the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX) in Abu Dhabi in 2003, very few thought that it would achieve huge success locally, regionally and internationally, turning into a landmark event for enthusiasts, fans, and companies across the world. […]

At United Nations, BTS praises youth for welcoming challenges of COVID-19 pandemic

At United Nations, BTS praises youth for welcoming challenges of COVID-19 pandemic

NEW YORK: South Korean superband BTS addressed the U.N. General Assembly Monday and praised the world’s young people for welcoming the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. The septet flew to New York to speak in person at the 76th U.N. General Assembly’s Sustainable Development Goals Moment event as special presidential envoys for future generations […]

Farkhat Sharipov’s “18 kilohertz” wins Grand Prix at XVII Kazan International Muslim Film Festival

Farkhat Sharipov’s “18 kilohertz” wins Grand Prix at XVII Kazan International Muslim Film Festival

  KAZAN: The Grand Prix of the XVII Kazan International Muslim Film Festival was awarded to “18 kilohertz” (Kazakhstan), the film directed by Farhat Sharipov. The announcement was made at the closing ceremony of the film forum in the capital city of Tatarstan. The hosts of the celebration were the actress, honoured artist of the […]

Second Dolce Concert to mark 78th anniversary of Composer Lee An-Sam’s birth

Second Dolce Concert to mark 78th anniversary of Composer Lee An-Sam’s birth

By Seok-jae Kang Vice President of Asian Journalists Association SEOUL: The second Dolce Concert will be held at the Yun Bong-gil Memorial Hall in Seoul, Korea, on September 14 to celebrate the 78th anniversary of the birth of the Great Korean composer Lee An-sam. Since 2016, the Dolce Martine, led by Chung-Ang University Prof. Emeritus […]

XVII Kazan International Muslim Film Festival opened in Tatarstan capital

XVII Kazan International Muslim Film Festival opened in Tatarstan capital

KAZAN: For the first time in its 17- year history, Kazan International Muslim Film Festival opening ceremony was organized at the Kazan Town Hall. It traditionally started with guests and participants walking on the red carpet. The host of the ceremony was Russian theater and cinema actress, TV presenter and singer Tatiana Abramova and the […]

Rahovec hosts the International Poetry Festival in Kosovo

Rahovec hosts the International Poetry Festival in Kosovo

RAHOVEC: The seventh edition of the International Poetry Festival in Rahovec will be held from 15 to 17 September. This year, Kosovo will host 20 selected world poets, thus promoting the national, cultural, artistic values of Kosovo among the world’s most prominent poets, which also becomes the best cultural diplomacy. For the first time among the […]

‘Gagok’ concert held in memory of great Korean composer Lee An-Sam

‘Gagok’ concert held in memory of great Korean composer Lee An-Sam

By Seok-Jae Kang GCS International Secretary-General Vice President of the Asian Journalists Association SEOUL: A ‘gagok’ concert was held in memory of the great Korean composer Lee An-sam in Seoul, Korea on August 12. The first Lee An-Sam Gagok Concert was held at the Chamber Hall of the Sejong Center for the Performing Arts. Gagok […]

Korean beach in Samcheok achieves fame thanks to BTS’ photo shoot

Korean beach in Samcheok achieves fame thanks to BTS’ photo shoot

SAMCHEOK: A scenic beach in South Korea’s eastern coastal city of Samcheok has seen an influx of visitors thanks to its growing popularity as the location for K-pop superstar BTS’ photo shoot for its megahit single “Butter.” The city government of Samcheok, about 290 kilometers east of Seoul, saw its otherwise serene beaches emerge as […]

Saudi-bred falcon sold for $72,000 in international auction

Saudi-bred falcon sold for $72,000 in international auction

  By Habib Toumi RIYADH: A rare falcon was sold at a record $71,994 (270,000 Saudi riyals) during an auction in Saudi Arabia. The International Falcon Breeders Auction (IFBA) said the auctioned falcon was the most expensive bred by Saudi breeders. The falcon, bred at Al Aradi’s Farm in Saudi Arabia, weighs 1,105 grams and […]

Happy Sindhi Sarangi Day

Happy Sindhi Sarangi Day

By Nasir Aijaz Asia N Representative Sindh Priovince: Sindhi communities around the world are celebrating today – June 27, as the Sindhi Sarangi Day for revival and promotion of ancient Sindhi musical instrument. Rajesh Kumar Parasramani, a renowned Sarangi Player based in Bilaspur India, who pioneered Sindhu Gharana and developed his own Sarangi, had announced the […]

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