Gymnastics, archery, swimming and volleyball are all well and good. But these Asian sports would definitely give the world something to talk about.
A child at a temple in Sri Lanka holding three sticks of incense in offering (three sticks being traditionally reserved for gods) on May 5, 2012. (Photosightfaces/Flickr)
Four young drummers march in the Navam Perahera (The Parade of February) in Sri Lanka on February 6, 2012. (Alexis Gravel/Flickr)
Asia Society Associate Fellow Vasuki Nesaih says a new film about Sri Lanka's suppressed media sheds light on a troubled, but continually creative press corps.
A masked performer brings magic and myth to life in Colombo, Sri Lanka on February 6, 2012. (L'oeil_ --- Lost/Flickr)
How the son of Sri Lankan immigrant parents learns to play guitar and ends up being compared to Randy Newman.
From the killing of Osama bin Laden to the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan, 2011 was marked by Asian events that shaped the world's news.
Asia Society President Vishakha Desai says that there's something different about the quality of female politicians in Asia today.
Asia Society's Andrew Billo gets the discussion started in advance of a New York event about a controversial Channel 4 film about Sri Lanka's civil war.
A Sri Lankan man gives a bath to an elephant near Villa Ocean View hotel in Wadduwa, Sri Lanka on November 12, 2011. (Rakhitha M. Karunarathne /Flickr)
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