NEW YORK — Actor Steven Seagal has been appointed as a special representative by Russia for the United States-Moscow humanitarian ties relations.
The Russian Foreign Ministry issued a statement on the same and said that apart from promoting US-Russia relations in the humanitarian sphere, the star’s role will include collaboration ‘in the sphere of culture, public and youth exchanges,’ reported the CNN.
The ministry further stated the Seagal’s unpaid role will be similar to the United Nations’ goodwill ambassador.
Seagal became a Russian citizen in 2016 and is also a close friend of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
He has always actively supported Putin and even had defended his government against allegations of meddling in the United States presidential election.
Korean Pop Cover Dance Competition -2018 to be held in Kathmandu
KATHMANDU- Korean Pop Cover Dance Competition -2018 is to be held in the capital on December 14 with the objective of cultural exchange between Nepal and Korea by means of dance.
The dance competition is taking place at the Rastriya Naachghar at Jamal at 1 pm on December 14. Twenty six dance groups are competing in the contest being organized by Struck Pop in association with Youth for Change.
The Invincible Events and Management is managing the event.
The 26 dance troupes were selected from total 150 groups through the first selection round held in Butwal, Narayangadh, Dharan, Pokhara and Kathmandu.
The team coming out first in the competition will bag Rs 30,000; the team standing second Rs 20,000 and the team coming third Rs 10,000, the founding director of Struck Pop, Sresh Moktan, said.
Struck Pop is a Korean dance troupe constituted in 2015. It has been carrying out various activities related to Korean dance since its inception.