THE birds and the bees is a discussion that parents would like not to have with their children. We share this story of how sex was taught in a household that was opposed to it.
IF you’ve never been to a film festival before or if you’re about to visit one for the first time, Hieu Chau has gathered different perspectives on how one can survive at a film festival – from this year’s Korean International Film Festival in Australia (KOFFIA).
WITH 70,000 active users, OurSay is closing the gap between the public and decision makers. In this interview with Meld, CEO of OurSay, Eyal Halamish, tells of how international students can create the change they want to see.
AS Malaysia celebrates her 56th year of independence, what is your wish for her? We asked several students to share their hopes and dreams for their homeland.
WHAT reminds you of home? We asked several Singaporean students to tell us – with pictures, personal items, or in song.
WHAT makes an award-winning movie? What does it take to be a filmmaker? Diane Leow chats with Singaporean director Anthony Chen, who is in town to promote his film Ilo Ilo at the Melbourne International Film Festival.
FOLLOWING the Life’s a Gamble theatre production exploring the issue of problem gambling among young international students, Rebecca Di Nuzzo brings you the backstory of those who turn to gambling when the reality of life in Australia doesn’t pan out.
JUST how much effort, money and time do cosplayers put into designing and constructing their elaborate and intricate attires? And why do they do it? From the colourful to the downright outrageous, Leon Saw and Julian Tay explore the world of cosplayers at the recent PAX Australia 2013.
BE inspired as Cupcake Central founder Sheryl Thai shares how she was able to listen to her heart in the face of adversity, turning a job redundancy in the 2009 global financial crisis into the perfect opportunity to pursue her dreams.
MISSED meeting JinnyBoyTV, Marianne Tan and Ethan Curzon of shortfilm Unfold 2 when they were in Melbourne last month? Catch up on highlights from our exclusive Up Close & Personal session with the crew.
MELD’s very own ‘Jaywalker’, Carene Chong, witnessed history in the making as Jay Park took to the Dallas Brooks stage – the first major K-Pop act to headline a show in Melbourne. Missed the gig? Then get to know the man himself in our exclusive video interview.
WHAT does it take to run a successful independent music label in Asia? And can hip hop help heal the tensions between Indonesia and Malaysia? Gayertree Subramaniam spoke about all that and more with Malaysia’s Joe Flizzow of Too Phat fame, SonaOne, and DJ Biggie.