The closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics showcased a vast collection of Japanese soft power assets in a segment called “The Tokyo Show.” This started with an opening message of “Thank you,” performed by young...KEEP READING
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- How Can Culture Help Change the World for the Better? - Abu Dhabi World
- Athens Hosts Festival of Two Cultures: Greece-Italy - ANSAmed
- Promoting Arabic Culture, Language Is Essential — Now More Than Ever, Says Arab World Institute Head - Arab News
- Emmanuel Macron Treats Saudi Crown Prince to Private Dinner at Louvre in Latest Symbolic Gesture - The Telegraph
- Concert by French Singer Ambroisibe - Gulf Times
- Ganga Initiative Brings Culture Into New Asian Trade Routes - InDepthNews
- Fashion Unzipped Podcast: Can Saudi Arabia's New Fashion Week Bring Women's Empowerment to the Kingdom? - The Telegraph
- Malta to Host Armenian Cultural Days - Public Radio of Armenia
- Pacific Symphony Will Perform in NYC's Carnegie Hall, Then Tour in China - The Los Angeles Times
- Understanding the UK's Soft Power: More Than Shakespeare and the Royal Family - The Journal of International Communication
- ‘Public Diplomacy Critical for Peace in Perilous Times’ - The Korea Herald
- Assessing Pakistan’s Soft Power - Daily Pakistan
- Part II: Make Time for PD - CPD Blog
Digital & Tech Diplomacy
- There's Now an Ambassador Representing His Country in Silicon Valley — And We Should've Had Them All Along - Mashable
- Facebook Privacy Critics Ignore Benefits of Social Media - Competitive Enterprise Institute
- An Optimistic Research Agenda for Digital Public Diplomacy - CPD Blog
- Farm Bureau Official: Kazakhstan on the Rise - The Country Today
- Chinese Artists' Visit to Kenya Breaks New Ground in Cultural Diplomacy - Xinhua News Agency
- Egyptian Ambassador Seeks to Convey True Image of His Country and the Middle East to Japanese - The Japan Times
- Confronting Negative Perceptions of ‘New’ Zim - The Standard
- Islamic Development Bank Launches Innovation Fund - Public Finance International
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