FILTER CONTENTS


Topics
Topics

Video Gallery

Arts
 /  New York

Shwe Man Thabin Troupe of Myanmar (Complete)

NEW YORK, April 11, 2015 — Myanmar's storied performance troupe Shwe Man Thabin brings a traditional zat pwe — combining music, dance, comedy, and acrobatics — to the Asia Society stage, in a performance the New York Times described in such terms as "spectacular" and Arts Journal's Deborah Jowitt hailed for its "several kinds of virtuosity." Asia Society's Rachel Cooper introduces the program. (1 hr., 31 min.)

View related lecture
Myanmar's Shwe Man Thabin: An Overview


Policy
WASHINGTON, DC, June 25, 2009 - Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) introduces honoree Steven Chu, the US Secretary of Energy, at the Asia Society Washington Center's 2009 Awards Dinner. (1 min., 48 sec.)
Policy
WASHINGTON, DC, June 25, 2009 - Secretary of Energy Steven Chu offers remarks on climate change at the Asia Society Washington Center's 2009 Awards Dinner. (2 min., 39 sec.)
Business
Lalit Ahluwalia, Arun Kumar, Parag Saxena, and T.N. Srinivasan present their views on the Indian Union Budget for 2009. (1 hr., 31 min.)
The Asia Society Hong Kong Center’s new home at the Explosives Magazine site will be open to the public upon completion, and play a major role in educating people about the countries and cultures of Asia, the US-Asia relationship, and the global issu
Policy
NEW YORK, June 29, 2009 - Craig Jenness, Jahid Mohseni, and Nader Nadery discuss human rights, media, and contending political perspectives on Afghanistan's impending August 2009 elections.
Support
Vishakha N. Desai, President of Asia Society, on the new features of the relaunched AsiaSociety.org
Business

Video Excerpt: Vijay Thadani describes routes for private equity investors interested in India at discussion at the Asia Society, June 19, 2009. (2 min., 3 sec.)

Business

NEW YORK, June 19, 2009 - Indian financial and industrial leaders assess the outlook for India's economy in the wake of the 2009 election. (1 hr., 44 min.)

Education

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Evan Osnos talks about a viral video that made Chinese citizens stand up; Nigeriatown in Guangzhou; and other signs of a new China. Chicago, May 1, 2009.

Education

Hon. Jon Huntsman--then Governor of Utah and current U.S. Ambassador to China--discusses China, building a prosperous future, and what his state is doing to prepare the next generation. Chicago, May 1, 2009. (24 min., 27 sec.)

Education
Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley on the role of education as the great equalizer, importance of Chinese language learning, and their impact on our shared future. May 1, 2009, Chicago.
Education
Excerpt--Speaking on behalf of the Chinese government, Mme Liu Yandong announces 2,400 scholarships for Americans. In Chinese and English. Washington, DC, April 17, 2009. (3 min., 12 sec.)