Category: Asia

Building Bridges: How Indian Americans Brought the U.S. and India Closer Together

August 31 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm FedEx Global Education Center When Swadesh Chatterjee arrived in the United States with his wife Manjusri and their baby daughter, he had just $35 in his pocket. A decade and a half

Transplanting Traditions: A collaborative community event celebrating Burma and Karen language and culture

June 5 @ 3:30-5:00 p.m. || Kidzu Children’s Museum, University Place, Chapel Hill  Free and open to the public

Traditional Chinese Music and Taiwanese Folk Songs

May 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Room, UNC-Chapel Hill Join the Carolina Asia Center for an evening of traditional Chinese music. Music will be performed by the RTP Chinese Traditional Instrumental Ensemble, and Taiwanese folk

The 14th Annual North Carolina Japanese Language Speech Contest for High School Students

March 12, 2016 1:30pm – 5:00pm This contest promotes the study and understanding of Japanese as a foreign language at the high school level and encourages students to use their language skills to communicate ideas and information in a natural

2016 National Summer Institute: Exploring Nature & Culture in Japan

Primary Source is organizing a national institute on Japan for K-8 educators.  The summer institute will be held at Showa/Boston and will explore how Japanese have interacted over time with the natural world. Gain content and resources to expand lessons

Asian Film Series: “Guru”

Monday, November 30| 6:30PM FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium UNC-CH Guru is a 2007 Indian drama film loosely based on the life on Dhirubhai Ambani, an ambitious man who leaves his small village behind to pursue his dream

Tomorrow: Seventy-Year-Old Shadows of Hiroshima

September 22, 6:00-9:00 p.m. Duke University’s Frederic Jameson Gallery Duke University and the Carolina Asia Center present Seventy-Year-Old Shadows of Hiroshima, an exhibit by UNC-Chapel Hill Distinguished Term Professor in Art elin o’Hara slavick. From Sept. 22 to Oct. 22,

Film Screening: Hidden Legacy: Japanese Traditional Performing Arts in the World War II Internment Camps

Sept. 24, 7:30-9:30 p.m. FedEx Global Education Center Chapel Hill, NC

PlayMakers Repertory Company Presents: Uncle Ho to Uncle Sam

Uncle Ho to Uncle Sam is a powerful one-man show performed and written by Trieu Tran with Robert Egan, who also directs. It is the performer’s own personal tale of a haunting search for sanctuary. As a young boy, Tran

North Carolina Festivals

How can you experience the world without leaving the state? Check out one of North Carolina’s many upcoming international festivals!