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#TBT: In 1971, Korean Musicians Play It Gayageum Style

Korean musicians perform as part of Asia Society’s 1971 Performing Arts program “P’ansori.” (Asia Society)
ArtsCurrent Affairs

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 1971 program featuring traditional Korean musicians.

Asia Society Honors Manny Pacquiao, Other 'Asia Game Changers' at United Nations

The 2015 Asia Society Asia Game Changers: (L to R): Shuji Nakamura, Aasif Mandvi, Mariam al-Mansouri, Kiran Bir Sethi, Li Cunxin, Manny Pacquiao, Chanda Kochhar, and Lei Jun. Photographed on October 13, 2015. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)
Current Affairs

The Philippine boxer and actor Aasif Mandvi were among nine remarkable Asians recognized at a gala event in New York City. 

Manny Pacquiao on His Fight for the People: 'In the Philippines, Politics Is Like Boxing'

Manny Pacquiao talks to the press at Asia Society in New York on the eve of accepting Asia Society's Asia Game Changer of the Year award on Monday, October 12, 2015. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)
Current Affairs

On the eve of his award for Asia Game Changer of the Year, the Philippine champion boxer and politician stopped by Asia Society to talk philanthropy and his prospects in the ring and in politics.

#TBT: In 1964, Nepali Dancer Strikes a Pose

Nepali Dancer Bali Ram poses in front of a 15th-century sculpture, 'Avalokiteshvara', on loan from The Golden Monastery in Patan, Nepal at Asia Society's “The Art of Nepal.” (Asia Society)
ArtsCurrent Affairs

Each week for "Throwback Thursday" (#TBT), we'll reach into our archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: when an enigmatic dancer from Nepal stormed America and cooked at Asia Society.

#TBT: In 1988, South Korea's President Talks Democracy and Detente at Asia Society

South Korean President Roh Tae Woo (L) and Marshall Bouton at an Asia Society luncheon in 1988. (Marcia Weinstein/Asia Society)
Current Affairs

Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: when Roh Tae Woo dropped by Asia Society during the United Nations General Assembly

#TBT: In 2005, George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton Lead Post-Tsunami Relief Efforts at Asia Society Summit

Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton with Richard C. Holbrooke at the Asia Society Washington Center-sponsored Tsunami Private Sector Summit in Washington, DC, in 2005. (Asia Society)
Current Affairs

Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: Former U.S. presidents George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton spoke at Asia Society’s summit on tsunami relief.

#TBT: In 2012, An 'Explosive Opening' for Asia Society Hong Kong Center

Streamers fly as a festive ribbon cutting marks the official opening of the Asia Society Hong Kong Center. (Bill Swersey)
Current Affairs

Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: Asia Society Hong Kong Center opens at the site of the Jockey Club Former Explosives Magazine in Admiralty.

#TBT: In 1979, Turning Over a Shovelful of Earth at 725 Park Avenue

George W. Ball (chairman of the board) and Phillips Talbot (president) look on as Blanchette Ferry Rockefeller breaks ground for Asia Society’s new building on June 5th, 1979. (Asia Society)
Current Affairs

Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: Asia Society broke ground for a new headquarters in New York City in 1979.

#TBT: In 1971, Japanese Performers Brings Ancient Shinto Masked Dances to the United States

Ancient Shinto masked dances of the Edo Festival Troupe, Tokyo, marked the resumption of Asia Society's Performing Arts Program in 1971. (Asia Society)
Arts

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 1971 Asia Society performance series featured a "living cultural treasure" from Japan.

#TBT: In 1982, Japanese Sixth Graders Star in Asia Society Documentary

Scene from a 1982 Asia Society documentary series on Japanese sixth graders. (Asia Society)
Education

Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: when American students learned about that their Japanese counterparts through a documentary series.