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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

Viewpoints: Classical Connections, with Wendy Whelan, Parul Shah and Qian Yi (Complete)

Wendy Whelan, former principal dancer with the New York City Ballet; Parul Shah, celebrated performer of India’s kathak dance; and Qian Yi, Chinese kunqu opera star join the Asia Society stage for Viewpoints: Classical Connections. more
Dancers from the Burmese National Theater collaborate with American dancers at the Martha Graham Studio in New York during a historic U.S. visit in 1975. (Dan Sterbling)

#TBT: Burmese National Theater Makes Historic U.S. Visit in 1975

Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: dancers from the Burmese National Theater teach American students at Martha Graham's New York studio. more

In Focus: Nao Kusuzaki

Ballet dancer Nao Kusuzaki enlightens about her creative path and her artistic aspirations. more