cultural exchange

The Travelogue podcast from Condé Nast grapples with the question of whether tourism to North Korea is right or wrong.

With the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics less than five months away, South Korea is accelerating its public diplomacy to promote the South Korea-hosted international sports event where the cultural allure of Korea could be illuminated globally. [...] The ministry is utilizing its 182 overseas diplomatic missions to reach out to the world to promote the sports games.

A new exhibition features works from Lima, Los Angeles, Mexico City, and São Paulo by artists of Japanese heritage.

September 12, 2017

One of the most important cultural events in Cyprus and one of the most important events related to Russia outside its borders – the 11th Cyprus-Russia Gala – will be held on 15 October 2017 at the Presidential Palace. [...] The event, which brings together artistic, political and business personalities from both countries, is the initiative of Ensemble Productions Ltd, which is proud to work for the 11th year on this cultural experience – a unique opportunity to promote Russian spirit and Cypriot hospitality.

September 7, 2017

Kuwait Embassy in Canada and the country's National Council of Culture, Art and Letters (NCCAL) have launched Kuwait Cultural Days in Ottawa, marking 150th anniversary of the Canadian Confederation with the aim of promoting cultural exchange.

U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-District 8) traveled to Israel a few weeks ago with high expectations. The trip, which included visits with both Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Palestinian Authority counterpart, Rami Hamdallah, as well as meetings with military personnel, from generals of the Israel Defense Forces to rank-and-file soldiers, exceeded those expectations. 

NPR's new podcast examines at popular topics in the United States through the lens of other countries.

When the Shaymurodov family in Tajikistan learned they had been approved for green cards, they thought they had hit the lottery. But after arriving in Peachtree City July 15, they discovered they had truly picked the right place to live after after an outpouring of support from the community.

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