International Tchaikovsky Competition kicks off in Moscow

MOSCOW, June 20. /TASS/. The opening ceremony of the 17th International Tchaikovsky Competition took place at the Moscow Conservatory, a TASS correspondent reported.

BTS to publish book recounting its career to mark 10th anniv.

SEOUL, June 15 (Yonhap) -- A book exploring K-pop megastar BTS' 10-year career will be released next month to commemorate its 10th debut anniversary, the group's agency said Thursday.

Stray Kids scores third No. 1 on Billboard 200

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SEOUL, June 12 (Yonhap) -- K-pop boy group Stray Kids has claimed No. 1 on U.S. Billboard's main albums chart for the third time in their career with their third studio album "5-Star."

The Contemporary Dynamic Of Indian Cinema's Malaysian Connection

Quiz master Phanindra Ivatury writes on the beginnings of Malaysia’s movie industry, which started with a strong directorial legacy from India and how Indian cinema and celebrities still have a strong following in Malaysia till today.


Diehard Fans Watch 'the Little Mermaid' In Full Costume


PETALING JAYA, May 29 (Bernama) -- The movie "The Little Mermaid" created its own phenomenon when there were diehard fans who went to watch it in cinemas clad in full mermaid costume.


Vietnamese directors shine at 2023 Cannes Film Festival

Hanoi, May 29 (VNA) - Vietnamese-French filmmaker Tran Anh Hung won the best director prize at the 76th Cannes International Film Festival for "La passion de Dodin Bouffant" (The Pot-au-Feu) on May 27.

Fun, Thrill, and Enjoyment Combine in City Walk Jeddah’s Carnival

Jeddah, May 28, 2023, SPA -- The "Carnival" zone at City Walk offers various experiences and events held within the Jeddah Events Calendar 2023, amid renewed activities that never stop amusing and delighting the visitors.

Imperial Russian Ballet company will present Swan Lake in Hainan on June 2-3

HAIKOU /China/, May 25. /TASS/. The Imperial Russian Ballet company will perform its classic production of Swan Lake in China's Hainan on June 2-3.

Clean Arctic opens third cleanup season in Karelia

TASS, May 22. The Clean Arctic project opened the third season in Karelia on Sunday, when Russia marked the Polar Explorer's Day. Till December, Clean Arctic will organize 30 expeditions, the project's press service said.

Cheburashka, Vyzov among 2023’s top movies at international box office

MOSCOW, May 12. /TASS/. Dmitry Dyachenko’s "Cheburashka," a Russian family comedy, sits at No. 20 in a ranking of this year’s top movies at the worldwide box office compiled by The Numbers.

Klim Shipenko’s space drama, "Vyzov" ("Challenge"), coming in at No. 49, finishes off the list.