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2014: Asia Society's Year in Pictures

Japanese-born, Brooklyn-based jazz trumpeter and composer Takuya Kuroda brought his ensemble to Asia Society New York on March 8, 2014. (Elena Olivo/Asia Society)
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Please join us for a look back at 2014 with this photo gallery, capturing the range of beauty and connection that happens every day at Asia Society across the globe.

We appreciate your support — here’s to another year of inspiring moments at Asia Society!

Photo of the Day: Covered in Fall Foliage in Japan

Vibrant red maple leaves blanket a gravel path in Kyoto, Japan on December 16, 2014. (Terao Kaionin/Flickr)
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Vibrant red maple leaves blanket a gravel path in Kyoto, Japan on December 16, 2014. (Terao Kaionin/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Written Wishes in Japan

Small wooden plates with wishes written in ink hang from purple strings in Shibuya, Japan on November 14, 2014. (Shibuya246/Flickr)
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Small wooden plates with wishes written in ink hang from purple strings in Shibuya, Japan on November 14, 2014. (Shibuya246/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Fall Foliage in Japan

Leaves in every shade of fall colors line trees along the water in Sendai, Japan on November 9, 2014. (Genie09/Flickr)
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Leaves in every shade of fall colors line trees along the water in Sendai, Japan on November 9, 2014. (Genie09/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Red Blooms by Golden Fields in Japan

Red spider lilies line the edge of a rice field in Japan on September 23, 2014. (coniferconifer/Flickr)
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Red spider lilies line the edge of a rice field in Japan on September 23, 2014. (coniferconifer/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: A Supermoon Rises in Japan

A flaming moon lights up the sky in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan on September 9, 2014. (halfrain/Flickr)
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A flaming moon lights up the sky in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan on September 9, 2014. (halfrain/Flickr)

Interview: Five Things You Didn't Know About Matcha Tea

Matcha tea. (Michael Rose/Flickr)
Food & RecipesLifestyle

More than just a trendy Starbucks concoction, Japan's matcha tea is a versatile beverage with known health benefits. Connoisseur Eric Gower enlightens Asia Blog with some basics.

Video: Ian Bremmer on How US Foreign Policy Is 'Becoming More Chinese'

Ian Bremmer, president of Eurasia Group, speaks at Asia Society New York on Tuesday, June 24, 2014. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)
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The Eurasia Group president shared his views on U.S. policy toward Asia, the geopolitical leadership vacuum, China’s business environment, and U.S.-China relations, among other subjects.

Interview: Ian Bremmer on Asia's Place in a 'G-Zero World'

Eurasia Group president and founder Ian Bremmer.
Current AffairsPolicy

"The implications of a vacuum of global leadership are enormous," says Eurasia Group president Ian Bremmer. "It’s already playing out today." In-person appearance at Asia Society New York on June 24.

Interview: How History and Present-Day Realities Affect Japan-South Korea Relations

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel (L) meets with South Korean Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin (R) and Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera (C) May 31, 2014 in Singapore. Hagel traveled to Singapore to attend the 13th Asia Security Summit. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Getty Images)
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Alexis Dudden analyzes the influence of historical narratives and contemporary pressures on Japan-South Korea relations, ahead of a related event at Asia Society New York on June 19.