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Get in-depth perspectives through commissioned articles, interviews and reports on current topics for Asia-Europe cultural relations.
By Madhura Dutta
Festivals forge intercultural dialogues and transnational cooperation, that result in inclusive societies. The article delves into experiences of harnessing the power of festivals for cultural diplomacy in India.
By Grey Yeoh
The Asia-Europe Cultural Festival is a public arts festival organised by ASEF since 2018 to celebrate the artistic diversity of Asia and Europe and to promote dialogue and exchange amongst …
By Ghulam Shabir Arain
Pakistan’s cultural heritage is a wealthy inventory of ancient monuments, literary masterpieces, and traditional crafts. However, despite its rich cultural heritage, Pakistan's cultural sector has faced many challenges, especially during …
By Lidija Pisker
The Homo Faber Guide is a digital platform that places the world of superb craftsmanship at the fingertips of art collectors, travellers, and craft lovers.
By Tola SAY
Supported as part of the Arts Journalism Matters Fellowship, Tola Say reports on the key topics and trends from the ENCATC Congress that took place in Brussels last October.
By Claire Rosslyn Wilson
Looking back over the content published in 2022, ASEF culture360 takes stock of the major trends from the past year.
By Sharbendu De
Sharbendu De explores the initiatives taken by South-Asian photographers to deal with climate change through their artistic responses.
By Sumaira Malik
Digital technologies are now re-shaping popular culture around the world but as a developing country Pakistan is still far behind in terms of digital reach and infrastructure.
By Sarah Zia
Sarah Zia explores how online campaigns were used innovatively to bridge and create cultural diplomacy digitally in South Asia.
By Nur Ashikin Ali
An interview with Ratri Anindyajati reflecting on IDF 2022 that took place in Jakarta, Indonesia from 22 to 28 Oct.
By Savitri Sastrawan
Savitri Sastrawan explores through case studies how heritage and post-colonialism issues are related today.
By Yasen Vasilev
Ideal conditions for a national ecosystem of the independent performing arts scene in Bulgaria.
In 2022, on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) and following the global impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, ASEF has launched a series of online …
By Naima Morelli
An interview with Pinaree Sanpitak, one of the most compelling and respected Thai artists of her generation.