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The Tari Aceh troupe performing a sitting dance at the workshop. (Vaishali Nayak)

Performance Ensemble Brings Dance from Aceh, Indonesia to New York

Read a recap of a cultural exchange program with the Indonesian dance ensemble Tari Aceh, organized by Asia Society as part of the Creative Voices of Muslim Asia initiative. more
Jen Shyu (Tom Shea/TBS Photography)

Performing Asia: From Taiwan's Hengchun Township to the Stage

Multi-artist Jen Shyu contemporizes the spirit of traditional Taiwanese music and poetry in this stunning performance. more
The Tari Aceh troupe performing a sitting dance at the workshop. (Vaishali Nayak)
Exploring Dance From Aceh, Indonesia
Read a recap of a cultural exchange program with the Indonesian dance ensemble Tari Aceh, organized by Asia Society as part of the Creative Voices of Muslim Asia initiative. more

Performing Asia: Kathak Dance with Shovana Narayan

Padma Shri Guru Shovana Narayan demonstrates her 40+ year mastery of kathak dance in this unique performance. more
Four members of the Korean Aak troupe from the National Classical Music Institute in 1979. (Asia Society)

#TBT: Korean Classical Music Troupe 'Entrances' Audiences in 1979

Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: a 1979 touring Korean music troupe. more
Dancers perform Jongmyojerye a ritual ceremony that is usually performed at Jongmyo Shrine in Seoul, at the National Gugak Center in South Korea on June 11, 2015. (Republic of Korea/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Dancers In Korea

Dancers perform Jongmyojerye, a ritual ceremony that is usually performed at Jongmyo Shrine in Seoul, at the National Gugak Center in South Korea on June 11, 2015. (Republic of Korea/Flickr) more
Members of Myanmar's Shwe Man Thabin company perform at Asia Society New York on April 11, 2015. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)

Watch: Celebrated Myanmar Troupe and 'Outstanding Performance of the Year' Nominee Shwe Man Thabin

Watch the full Asia Society program featuring Myanmar's celebrated troupe Shwe Man Thabin, which has been nominated for Outstanding Performance of the Year by The New York Dance and Performance Awards. more
Performers Qian Yi, Chinese kunqu opera star; Parul Shah, celebrated performer of India’s kathak dance; and Wendy Whelan, former principal dancer with the New York City Ballet share the stage at Asia Society New York on June 24, 2015.  (Elsa M. Ruiz)

Watch: Stars of New York City Ballet, Indian Kathak Dance, and Chinese Kunqu Opera Share Stage

What do ballet, Indian kathak dance, and Chinese kunqu opera have in common? Watch Asia Society's recent Viewpoints: Classical Connections program, featuring acclaimed performers Wendy Whelan, Parul Shah, and Qian Yi, to find out. more
Members of Myanmar's Shwe Man Thabin company perform at Asia Society New York on April 11, 2015. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)
Shwe Man Thabin Performance at Asia Society Nominated for Bessie Award
"Music and Dance from Myanmar" nominated for outstanding performance of the year. more
Sri Lanka’s Ceylon National Dancers. (Asia Society)

#TBT: Sri Lankan Dance Troupe 'Snakes' Its Way Through America in 1958

Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: one of Asia Society's earliest cultural performances. more