Elegant ‘22 Kisses’ by Syrian Artist Tries to Bring Arab Unity

Friday, September 7, 2018

Randa Ge Hijazi

By Elfateh Merghani

Tokyo- (PanOrient News) The Canadian-based Syrian artist Randa Ge Hijazi launched her international collection of private paintings titled “22 Kisses” at the Afkar Art Alhamra Gallery in Beirut, Lebanon.

The exhibit, running from Aug. 30 to Sept. 30, was attended by a large number of visitors including ambassadors, politicians, media figures, friends, art lovers and critics.

Talking to PanOrient News via Skype, artist Randa, who has received a number of awards, s...

Riding High

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

A parade float is pulled down a crowded street in Narita, Japan on Sunday. The Narita Gion Festival has been celebrated for about 300 years.
Photo: Allison Pestotnik

US-Japan Panel Improving Cultural Relations

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Tokyo - (PanOrient News) The United States-Japan Conference on Cultural and Educational Interchange, known as CULCON, issued a joint statement after convening for a biannual plenary session in Washington, D.C. on June 4-5. The statement emphasizes what areas the panel sees as most important for strengthening U.S.-Japan cultural understanding.

CULCON, established in 1961 during the Kennedy presidency, currently consists of four task forces focused on the areas of educational exchange, Japanese...