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World’s largest underwater theme park opens in Bahrain

World’s largest underwater theme park opens in Bahrain

By Habib Toumi Manama: The world’s largest underwater theme park, Dive Bahrain, was officially opened on Friday. The initial phase of the project has been completed recently by submerging a 70-meter long decommissioned and specially prepared Boeing 747, 20-22 meters below the water North of Bahrain, to become the first attraction of the 100,000 m2 […]

Classical concert at Seokjojeon reminiscent of past glories, grief

Classical concert at Seokjojeon reminiscent of past glories, grief

Seoul: One late summer night, well-known Mozart music fills the neoclassical manor of Seokjojeon at Deoksu Palace, one of the five royal palaces in central Seoul. At the majestic, elegant entrance hall with ivory colored walls and pillars decorated with gilted plum flower patterns, arched windows and rococo-style fireplaces, three well-dressed musicians are surrounded by […]

Busan film festival to screen film classics to mark centennial of Korean cinema

Busan film festival to screen film classics to mark centennial of Korean cinema

  Seoul: This year’s Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) will screen 10 masterpieces by renowned Korean directors to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Korean cinema, organizers said Saturday. The special screening program will be held under the name “The 100 Year History of Korean Cinema, 10 Great Korean Films” during the 24th BIFF, set to […]

K-pop stars break out of glossy idol image with musical roles

K-pop stars break out of glossy idol image with musical roles

  Seoul: At the height of his K-pop career this week, Hwang Min-hyun, a member of five-piece boy band NU’EST, launched a new show business career which his fans scarcely expected. The 24-year-old Hwang appeared to his fans in his first acting role in the famous musical, “Marie Antoinette,” as the show’s main male character, […]

Even away from music scene for break, BTS makes buzz

Even away from music scene for break, BTS makes buzz

  Seoul: Off to its first-ever official break in its sensational seven-year career, K-pop super band BTS is away from the public eye, but the presence of its members’ surprise internet feeds and release of a special photo album continues to make the world music scene abuzz with the beloved band. Dropping a YouTube video […]

In Sri Lanka, prison turned into a cultural center

In Sri Lanka, prison turned into a cultural center

  Kandy: Once a maximum-security prison over 13 acres making it the second largest in Sri Lanka, Bogambara Prison is being transformed into the Bogambara Cultural Park featuring an open air theater, studio for traditional arts and crafts, a tourist information center and multiple recreational areas. Phase I of the project was inaugurated this week […]

South Korea’s BTS pick up two trophies at annual MTV music awards

South Korea’s BTS pick up two trophies at annual MTV music awards

  Seoul: Proving its massive success on the American pop scene once again, K-pop boy band BTS has picked up two trophies at the annual MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) held in New Jersey, USA. The septet won in two categories – best group and K-pop – out of the five it was nominated for […]

International Lion Dance Festival in Vietnam to feature 30 teams

International Lion Dance Festival in Vietnam to feature 30 teams

  Hanoi: Teams from China, Taiwan (China), Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Australia and Vietnam are set to participate in the International Lion, Dragon and Unicorn Dance Festival. The festival, from August 30 to September 2, will be held in the central city of Da Nang. Vietnam will feature 24 teams. According to Vietnam News Agency (VNA), […]

Pakistan film-maker selected to join Busan International Film Festival 

Pakistan film-maker selected to join Busan International Film Festival 

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Correspondent Islamabad: This is an exciting year for Pakistani cinema. After attending the Locarno Filmmakers Academy in August, Writer-Director Hamza Bangash has been selected to join the Asian Film Academy as part of the Busan International Film Festival in October 2019. The Asian Film Academy (AFA) is a program hosted by […]

International vbloggers highlight Kazakhstan’s stunning features, historical sights

International vbloggers highlight Kazakhstan’s stunning features, historical sights

Nur-Sultan: Scorers of highly influential bloggers and information technology (IT) users from 18 countries are gathered in Kazakhstan to discuss tourism, branding and blogging development issues, opportunities for new media and the development of high-quality web content. The International Forum of Bloggers Discovering Kazakhstan is organized under the Year of Youth by A Kind Heart, […]

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