The criminalisation of same-sex relationships in Africa is commonplace. In 2013, 38 African countries made homosexuality a crime under the law. Opposition to people of different sexual orientation has become more and more visible, with Kenya being one of those countries where homosexuality is criminalised and socially unacceptable; if convicted, a person could face up […]

R&B, like many other musical genres, has evolved over the years. Originally having its roots in blues, jazz and gospel, with time, it embraced a mixture of pop and soul with elements of hip-hop. And with many new emerging talents on the horizon, the R&B music market is experiencing a huge boom – just look […]

Winner of the Oscar-qualifying Cynthia Lickers-Sage Award for Best Short Work at this year’s ImagineNATIVE festival, Moloka’i Bound is the story of Kainoa (Holden Mandrial-Santos), a formerly incarcerated man who is trying to reconnect with his preteen son, Jonathan (Austin Tucker).  Showing up out of the blue one day outside Jonathan’s school whilst Jonathan is […]

The UK Film Festival (UKFF) was set up in 2011 by a group of film-makers, including writer-producer Murray Woodfield. Its programme has always reflected domestic and international cultural diversity. The Festival presents numerous awards, including Best Short, Best British Short, Best Feature Film, Best Documentary, Best Short Documentary, Best Animation Film, Best Music Video, Best […]

What an unusual time to be in university, unable to meet your peers, sitting at home or alone in student halls, while attending lectures virtually. Many students this year may feel as though this is not the experience they paid for and certainly not the one that they expected. These young people working towards their […]

K-pop powerful boy-group ONEUS announced their very first online concert titled ONEUS 1st Ontact Live [CRUSH ON Ø US]. The concert will be held on November 28, 1:00pm (KST) – 4am UK Time. MyMusicTaste will be partnering as the ticketing and streaming platform for ONEUS’s first online concert providing the best service and experience for […]

The Hallyu Korea (K-pop Swiss) Association of Switzerland, hosted by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and KOFICE, will stream the online event Hallyu Com-On 2020 Swiss on YouTube on November 21, 2020 from 7pm to 10pm Korean time, and 10am to 1pm UK time. Photo © Courtesy of Korean Swiss Wave Hallyu Korea […]

Loren Eiferman’s sculptures have been admired by critics and art lovers for the past 25 years. Although the artist’s work has been mainly exhibited in the state of New York, her art is known to many people outside of the US. Working prominently with wood, Loren Eiferman’s sculptures are closely inspired by Mother Nature. Her […]

When Kay (Emily Mortimer), along with her daughter Sam (Bella Heathcote), visits her mother Edna (Robyn Nevin), a wave of bizarre incidents begins to occur. Upon arrival in Edna’s house, the woman is nowhere to be seen and she is reported as a missing person. Three days later, Edna comes home, dirty, disoriented, without shoes […]

The Asian Film Awards Academy (“AFAA”) announced the winners of the 14th Asian Film Awards (“AFA14”) on the 28th of October. Given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the awards presentation was broadcasted online on AFAA’s website and YouTube channel and Busan’s Asian Contents & Film Market website. Photo of Lee Byung-hun © Courtesy of Asian Film Awards […]