Beijing, China, (ANTARA News) - The musical drama with the play "Calon Arang: The Story of Betrayal and Love" performed by Indonesian students has enthralled the people and foreign students in Hangzhou, China. "The performances should also be held twice to meet the demands of the audience," Chairman of the Indonesian Student Association (PPI) of China in Hangzhou Fandy Putra Limanto stated here on Friday. Folklore from Bali speaks about a wizard named Calon Arang, who loved her daughter, Ratna Manggali. The wicked wizard seeks a husband for her daughter but her cruelty drives away several men. The drama, staged initially at the Zhejiang University of Technology on May 19, 2018, was also witnessed by Education Attach? of the Indonesian Embassy in Beijing Priyanto Wibowo. "However, due to the high interest of the audience, we enact the drama again," he added. The second show was also held in the capital city of Zhejiang Province known as the headquarters of Alibaba`s … [Read more...] about Musical drama of “calon arang” enthralls hangzhou people
Ashley Capps sits in the front seat of a three-bench golf cart as he is driven around the general admission camping area of the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, which opened Thursday in Manchester, Tennessee. He is being driven by Ken Weinstein, the man with Big Hassle Media who has overseen media relations with the festival since the beginning. Behind Weinstein are festival co-founders Capps and Rick Farman. Capps' AC Entertainment out of Knoxville and Farman's Superfly in New York conceived the idea of hosting a massive, multiday, live music, arts and camping festival in the middle of Tennessee nearly 20 years ago. Today, Capps and Farman are riding around seeing the results of their vision and even they express some surprise and satisfaction at what has become the largest festival in North America. On Wednesday, they are looking over at the changes to the site in general, but general admission camping in particular. Farman is explaining Bonnaroo's place in the changing musical … [Read more...] about Change is as much a part of Bonnaroo as the music
Budweiser will not be sponsoring rapper Jay-Z’s “Made In America” music festival this year, despite previously being a major sponsor, instead opting to spend money sponsoring country music events. Though 2018’s “Made In America” features a popular lineup including Nicki Minaj, Post Malone, Meek Mill, Diplo, Zedd, Ty Dollar $ign, Miguel, Fat Joe, Lil B, and JPEGMAFIA, Budweiser, which “used to spend millions of dollars staging and promoting the fest,” realized that country music attendees drink more Budweiser beer.“We are realizing that music is being consumed in many different ways today and we want to keep up with trends and how consumers are behaving today,” declared Budweiser Vice President Ricardo Marques, who, according to Ad Age, discovered in research that “fans at country music events spend more on beer than at similarly sized events featuring other genres.” At South by Southwest festival this year, … [Read more...] about Budweiser Ditches Jay-Z Festival Sponsorship for Country Music Events
A Jewish Israeli teen and two of his friends were attacked by several Arab Muslims on the Berlin subway on Saturday for listening to Hebrew-language musician Omer Adam, it is claimed. The incident occurred at the Zoologischer Garten U-Bahn station, near the site of the deadly Christmas Market terror attack that occurred in December of 2016 in which 12 people were killed by radical Islamic extremist and failed asylum seeker Anis Amri.According to 17-year-old Yonatan, the Arabs, who claimed to be originally from the Gaza strip, approached him and his friends after hearing the Hebrew lyrics of Israeli Omer Adam’s song which was playing on one of the teen’s mobile phones, bestselling German tabloid Bild reports. According to the teen, the Muslims shouted at them: “Music in Hebrew? For 70 years you have killed children. Berlin is our city now and here we do not listen to dirty Jewish music.” “If I had a knife, I would have … [Read more...] about Jewish Passenger Attacked by Muslims on Berlin Subway for Listening to Israeli Music
News / UK and world by Press Association June 7, 2018, 8:41 am FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter The controversy surrounding drill music has intensified in recent months as it is increasingly blamed for the rise in violent crime. Here are some key questions about the genre: – What is it? Drill music is a type of hip hop characterised by its distinctive so-called trap-style beat and ominous sounds. It originated in Chicago, but the UK version began to become popular in south London from about 2012. Music videos posted online often feature hooded and masked gangs threatening each other, with lyrics about drugs, guns and stabbing rivals with knives. – Why is it a problem? Drill music has been blamed for fuelling the surge of murders and other violent crimes. Gang disputes and postcode wars are played out online as rappers post videos mocking or threatening their rivals. Senior police officers, politicians and judges have … [Read more...] about What is drill music and why is it linked to violent crime?