Film lovers in the capital can next week look forward to four days of serious and quality cinema from across Asia thanks to “Imaging Asia”, a festival that will also showcase folk performances and art.

Israeli American choreographer Barak Marshall leads dancers as part of a cultural exchange between Los Angeles and Tel Aviv.

In countries as far flung as Germany, South Africa, Malaysia and Russia, Indian classical dances - Kuchipudi, Bharatnatyam and Mohiniattam - are not only making an impression but also getting a new, bold twist, thanks to foreigners passionate about these dances.

This summer, various events in the heart of Seoul invite locals to explore the colorful arts and culture of the Black Sea region...The Black Sea Cultural Festival will take place beginning Thursday through Sunday at the National Theater of Korea, near Mt. Nam, downtown Seoul. The event will showcase the arts and traditions of Bulgaria, Georgia, Romania, Turkey and Ukraine through dance performances, exhibition and lectures.

A live television programme linking the capital cities of Vietnam, Laos and France was broadcast on July 31 to mark President Ho Chi Minh’s 120th birthday and the 20th anniversary of UNESCO’s recognition of him as "a hero of national liberation and a great man of culture."

The Indian Council for Cultural Relations is organising a unique dance festival for the first time that will witness the performances by renowned foreign artists who have mastered various Indian dance forms.

American Ballet Theater announced Thursday that it will travel to Cuba to dance in the International Ballet Festival of Havana in November. The company last visited Cuba in 1960, at which time ABT was celebrating its 20th anniversary.

The brilliant performance by a 13-member Egyptian folk dance troupe at Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) ended about ten years of cultural isolation between the two countries. Incidentally, the show also celebrated the National Day of Egypt.