The Afghanistan National Institute of Music visited the U.S. Department of State to perform traditional Afghan music on February 4, 2013. (U.S. Dept of State: South and Central Asia/ Flickr)
Author Jonathan Campbell says that if Chinese rock 'n' roll were to take off globally, he hopes it would be in "a more serious way" than just "a crazy video with a silly dance."
What do Jay-Z, The Rolling Stones, Nicki Minaj, Fiona Apple, Neil Young, and Pakistani musical legend Arif Lohar have in common? They all made The New York Times list of the best concerts of 2012.
India's premier musical ambassador, who had a long history with our organization, passed away on Tuesday.
A White House award recognizes thirteen-year-old Lianyun Wu, from rural southwestern China, for her work preserving the cultural heritage of the indigenous Dong people.
Noori's members Ali Noor, Ali Hamza and Gumby discuss how their personal musical influences have played a big role in their unique sound.
Fascinating things happen, the Pussy Riot trial reminds us, when music is used to give the finger to a stagnant government — especially an authoritarian one.
The "Great Successor" now has his very own propaganda hymn, entitled "Onwards Toward the Final Victory." Watch the video for it here, and download the sheet music.
A look at some of the cultural context behind Pakistani singer-songwriter Arieb Azhar's music, ahead of his July 3 performance in New York City's River to River Festival.
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