Bharatanatyam: Classical Dance Styles of India!

Sweta and Divya Srinivasan - Twin daughters of Kannan Srinivasan and Dr. Anita Ekambaram had their arangetram (Indian Classical Dance Debut) with live Orchestra from India on Aug 14th, 2016 at Lyman High School Auditorium.  Bharatanatyam is an ancient classical dance that originated in Southern India, over two thousand years ago and is a dance that combines aesthetics and...

Serve. Inspire. Change.

"Serve, Inspire, Change!" Those were the words I defaulted to when asked to explain my summer experience as a Bank of America Student Leader in three words or less. However, what was supposed to just be the theme for a week’s summit in Washington DC ended up becoming my reality. I was one of five to be chosen for...

Asia Trend Entrepreneur Series — UCF alumni owned Impress Ink debuts Orlando’s first Mobile Screen Printing performance art at Artlando

Impress Ink (www.impressink.com) started as the brainchild of Michael Cho and Xi Guo beginning in their garage back in 2008 while college students at UCF. Fast forward 6 years later and today, Impress Ink is currently a established local printer with clients such as PepsiCo, Publix, Winn Dixie, UCF, Orange County, City of Orlando and many others focusing on fulfilling...

Jon Bon Jovi Surprises Chinese Fans with an Classic Romantic Love Song for Chinese Valentine’s Day

Jon Bon Jovi Sings Chinese Love Song for Valentine’s Day in China
With a legendary career spanning 30 years to date, Bon Jovi’s announcement of their China debut in September has generated excitement from millions of Chinese fans across the country. Listen to the track below: As Chinese Valentine’s Day is approaching, Jon Bon Jovi has delivered another special surprise - singing the classic romantic Chinese song The Moon Represents My Heart in...

Believe it or not – Reincarnation of Teresa Teng 鄧麗君

Teresa Teng, famed in Asia for Love Songs, passed away 20 years ago in Chiang Mai, Thailand when she was only 42 years old. She recorded songs not only in her native Mandarin but also in Taiwanese Hokkien, Cantonese, Japanese, Indonesian and English. Teng's singing style conveyed simplicity and sincerity. Yeh Yueh-Yu, a professor of Cultural Theory at the University of Southern California said, "It was the...

Asian Cultural EXPO showcases the beauty of Asian culture through performances and workshops

Asian Cultural EXPO 2015
The 6th annual Asia Trend Asian Cultural EXPO was held together with the Walgreens Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival on October 17, 2015 under a glorious sunny day. Four-hour cultural performances feature dragon dance, lion dance, Chinese instruments, martial arts, taiko drumming, yoyo, tai chi, judo and dances of China, Indonesia, Philippines, Taiwan, and Vietnam. More than 120 performers...

Manish’s Zodiac Signs Predictions – Jan 2016

Zodiac
Aries (21 March – 19 April) - This is an excellent period for developing career and professional plans or strategiesYou are likely thinking a lot about your career and business matters, or your career requires more communication than usual.Your ideas may come into public view now. Use the power of words to influence authority figures. There would be increased energy and...

Doing Business with Indonesia

Keynote Speaker Henk Saroinsong - Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia
Starting off the conference was an acknowledgement. In the West, not many people know much about Indonesia. The General Consulate, Mr. Henk Saroinsong, joked that he met someone recently who had asked him if Indonesia was close to the Bahamas. We all laughed but underlying the humor was a serious concern. Indonesia is a large country consisting of over 17,000...

Filling in the Blanks: The Story of a U.S. Soldier Searching for His Birth Parents

Major Tim Walker won’t forget the day he made a 1-star South Korean Navy Admiral and an Army Special Forces Colonel dissolve into tears. It was 2004 and Walker, then a U.S. Navy Lieutenant officer, was stationed in Seoul. As a Korean-American wearing a U.S. military uniform, he was a curiosity among the Korean officers he worked with. After...

Korean American Dr. Paul Song, oncologist and healthcare activist, supports Bernie Sanders for President

Korean American Dr. Paul Song, oncologist and healthcare activist, endorses Bernie Sanders for President - He is the grandson of Kim Sang Don, first popularly elected mayor of Seoul, while his mother worked with Shirley Chisholm in 1960s New York City in early childhood education. Korean American Dr. Paul Song is a radiation oncologist, biotech executive, and Head of the Courage...
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