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Asia Society's Most Popular YouTube Videos in 2015

A look back at Asia Society's most popular videos in 2015 shows India dominating the viewership.

One thing is clear from looking back at Asia Society's most popular 2015 videos: India clips won the year. What were your favorite videos?

#TBT: In 2000, 'Forgiveness' Grapples with the Ghosts of History

Chinese opera master Zhou Long (L) and Japanese Noh master Akira Matsui perform “Forgiveness” in 2000. (Rachel Cooper/Asia Society)
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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 2000 performance that dealt with the uncomfortable history between China, Japan, and Korea.

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

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)

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.

Multimedia: Emerging Chinese Composers Bring Local Sounds to Global Stage

Wu Shuang in Qin Yi's multimedia work

Up-and-coming Chinese composers Sam Wu, Qin Yi, and Zulan made their U.S. debuts on Asia Society's stage with three eclectic works in Shanghai/New York: Future Histories.

Watch: New 'Genius' Grant Winner Vijay Iyer Rehearses at Asia Society in 2011

Jazz pianist, bandleader and composer Vijay Iyer, shown here in New York City in 2013, is a 2013 recipient of a MacArthur Foundation fellowship. (MacArthur Foundation)

Longtime friend of the Asia Society Vijay Iyer is a 2013 recipient of the prestigious MacArthur Foundation "genius" grant.

Video: An Exclusive Song From Kong Nay, Master of the Mekong Delta Blues

Watch legendary Cambodian singer Kong Nay perform live for free at 8 p.m. Saturday night New York time at

Also, watch a complete live concert from the legendary Cambodian singer for free at 8 p.m. Saturday night New York time at

Interview: Rachel Cooper on Indonesia's Envelope-Pushing Dance Troupe

Indonesian dance troupe Nan Jombang performing 'Rantau Berbisik.' (

Asia Society's Rachel Cooper shares some insights into Nan Jombang, who will perform at Asia Society New York on October 6.

Asia Society Presents Rare Opportunity to See Chinese Opera, Onstage and Online

Members of the Shanghai Kunqu Opera Troupe perform 'The Monkey King: Journey to the West.'

A venerable Chinese theatrical tradition comes to New York this weekend for three special performances.

Video: Asia Society Audience Gets to Know Sun Yat-Sen — the Life and the Opera

Soprano Fang Tao Jiang on stage at Asia Society New York on May 1, 2012.

Concert excerpts from a major contemporary opera draw a favorable response from a public radio "Operavore" and an Asia Society audience.

Asia Society's Rachel Cooper Honored at Manhattan Iftar Dinner

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer hosted the Iftar Dinner which recognized Asia Society's Rachel Cooper on August 9, 2011.

Asia Society Director for Performing Arts and Cultural Programs, Rachel Cooper was honored with an award yesterday at the Fourth Annual Iftar Dinner, a celebration of Ramadan that brings together leading members of New York's Muslim community.