Resource type: Audio resource (61)
A collection of digital content relating to Okayama prefecture. Okayama Prefectural Libray, a public library, mainly manages this system and many institutes in Okayama prefecure provide resources. They are construction a system which allows cross-reference and accumulation of the local multimedia resources including text or reports, pictures, sound data, animation data, websites etc.http://www.libnet.pref.okayama.jp/mmhp/ more Language: jpn Japanese
Rethinking Cultural Revolution Culture Description:
A very rich Web site accompanying the exhibition "Picturing Power: Art and Propaganda in the Great Proletarian! Cultural Revolution" . Currently only the posters are available (each one going with a descripiton; the posters are available in three sizes), but the audio-visual material will go on-line soon. The "Music" section also contains a few introductory texts.http://www.sino.uni-heidelberg.de/conf/propaganda/ more Language: eng English
Chinese Music Page : This is the Chinese Music Page of our archiveDescription:
This is an archive from which you can download samples of Chinese music belonging to the categories "traditional", "north-western wind", "folk music", "Taiwanese ceremonial music", "Chinese ceremonial music", "music from the pre-liberation era: the fourties and before", "music from the post-liberation era: Mao!", "the Cultural Revolution", "post Gang of Four era", "historical speeches: Mao, Zhou En-lai etc.", "modern popular music", "current hits", "the Dream of Red Mansions", "Taiwanese and Hong Kong music", "foreign influences".http://www.arts.utas.edu.au/tongtao/chinese_music.html more Language: eng English
AsiaInc : Asian Business Asian ViewsCitation:
Since 1992, Asia Inc. has been a strong and fresh voice in Asia. With its exclusive interviews with some of Asia’s most prominent heads of states, corporate executives, and unique in-depth stories, vivid photography, surveys and info-graphics maps of new and different trends in Asia, the magazine has long stood out as a new publishing voice of Asia.
Owned by Asians, and edited by Asians and Asia experts, the monthly’s aim and mission is to provide a distinctive Asian perspective on the people and developments shaping business, politics, social and cultural life in the region.
Asia Inc’s many exclusive interviews with Asian leaders have included former President Jiang Zemin of China, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad of Malaysia, Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra of Thailand and His Majesty, The Sultan of Brunei. Business figures from some of the region’s top multinationals interviewed have included Carlos Ghosn of Nissan Motor Company, Lee Hsien Yang of SingTel, James Riady of Indonesia’s Lippo Group, Dr. Jeffrey Koo of Taiwan’s Chinatrust Bank and Teresita Sy of the Philippines’ SM Group.
Apart from established personalities, Asia Inc’s appeal lies in its ability to seek out the new generation of leaders and decision makers in Asia.http://www.asia-inc.com/ more Language: eng English
Unbreakable Spirits : Women Breaking Down Barriers in ChinaCitation:
AsiaSource is featuring audio excerpts from Unbreakable Spirits, a 12-part, half hour radio series released by Artistic Circles and Public Radio International (PRI). The series takes listeners to the heart and soul of China's emerging women musical and performance artists from Beijing, Liaoning Province, Hong Kong and Shanghai. Through interviews and music, meet the first all-female rock band, the first woman conductor, and a female Buddhist monk. Thou! gh years of research and travel, Ann Feldman, Executive Director of Artistic Circles, produced Unbreakable Spirits as an overview of Chinese women's cultural creativity in classical, traditional and contemporary music, in religious practice and cultural ceremony.http://www.asiasource.org/arts/unbreaksprts/unbreakable.cfm more Language: eng English
Rochester Zen Center Citation:
The Rochester Zen Center is a Buddhist training center where men and women may practice daily Zen meditation, hear teishos (Zen commentaries), and take part in ceremonies and intensive retreats.[...]
Established in 1966 by Roshi Philip Kapleau on his return from Japan, the Zen Center grew to a large membership in Rochester and throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Europe.http://www.rzc.org/ more Language: eng English
San Francisco Zen Center Description:
California; introduction of the center; information for beginners; book recommendations for beginners; lineage; vision, for example decisionmaking and authority; ethics; list of affiliated groups; alumni area with online registration form; information about classes; podcasts of public lectures; dharma talks for download (mp3); online book store; film of Shunryu Suzuki Roshi on the page; services and songs for download (mp3); possibility to make a donation online; membership; outreach activities, i.e. food distribution to homeless people; newsletter; introduction of the three centers "city center" "green gulch" and "tassajara";http://www.sfzc.org more Language: eng English
Dharma Realm Buddhist Association = 法界佛教總會, Buddyjskie Stowarzyszenie Sfery Dharmy, Asociación Budista Reino del DharmaDescription:
california; site also available in chinese and vietnamese; events and news area; dharma, introduction to buddhism; videos and webcasts; online store with the possibility to order cds and tapes; information about buddhist education with links to schools and universities; introduction to branches all over the world; information about the association, its history and its founder master Hsuan Hua; timeline as flash movie; mission statement; credo; ideals; link to the buddhist text translation society;http://www.drba.org/ more Language: chi Chinese, eng English, pol Polish, spa Spanish; Castilian, vie Vietnamese