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China’s Ruling Party Calls For Projecting Cultural “Soft Power”

Posted October 19th, 2011 at 2:15 am (UTC-5)
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China’s Communist Party leaders are calling for measures to boost Chinese culture as a way to project “soft power” abroad and give meaning to rapid economic progress at home. The proposal was announced Tuesday at the end of a secretive four-day meeting of the party’s Central Committee. The members also agreed that the 18th national […]

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South Korean Orchestra Conductor Visits North Korea

Posted September 12th, 2011 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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Renowned South Korea Maestro Chung Myung-whun set out for North Korea Monday on a mission to launch cultural exchanges between musicians from the two countries. Chung is expected to discuss a variety of cultural exchange programs with North Korean officials. The maestro, who leads the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, also acts as UNICEF goodwill ambassador. The […]

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