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People celebrate forthcoming birthday of Buddha in Seoul


People carry colorful lanterns as they celebrate the forthcoming birthday of Buddha in Seoul, South Korea on April 29, 2017.

People celebrate forthcoming birthday of Buddha in Seoul

People carry colorful lanterns as they celebrate the forthcoming birthday of Buddha in Seoul, South Korea on April 29, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/30 11:12:46

Wedding in traditional way

Bearers carry a bridal sedan chair in Beijing, April 28, 2017. In ancient China, on the wedding day, the bridegroom's family would welcome the bride to the wedding in a bridal sedan accompanied by a wedding procession.
Source: Ecns.cn | 2017/4/29 12:22:05

Cross-strait craftwork expo held in SE China's Fujian

A visitor watches the wood carvings at a cross-strait craftwork expo held in Putian, southeast China's Fujian Province, April 28, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/29 10:03:57

China's cultural relics face threats

The preservation of cultural relics in China faces long-term challenges from illegal excavations and fires, the cultural heritage authority said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/28 17:33:23

Embroidery brings benefits to villagers

Chen Qin was embroidering a butterfly for an order from the United Nations.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/28 10:54:27

‘One Belt and One Road’ exhibition coming to Beijing in late May

The opening ceremony for the One Belt and One Road: The Silk Road Culture and Art Exhibitions was held in Beijing on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/27 18:23:41

B&R initiative set to contribute greatly to Dunhuang studies

Thousands of years ago, four major ancient civilizations intermingled in one city, Dunhuang, located in what is now Northwest China's Gansu Province.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/27 18:23:41

US musician Marcus Miller pays tribute to Senegal’s past at Saint Louis Jazz Festival

US star Marcus Miller has made soulful amends to the Senegalese jazz festival he skipped a year ago, stirring emotion with a musical tribute to West Africa's historic links with his homeland.
Source: AFP | 2017/4/27 18:13:41

Art Beijing brings Asian art to the National Agriculture Exhibition Center

Art Beijing, one of China's major art expos, is set to kick off this weekend at Beijing's National Agriculture Exhibition Center, event organizers announced in a press release on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/27 18:13:40

‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ cleared for release

An award-winning Hindi film exploring women's sexuality that was blocked by India's censorship board for being "lady-oriented" has been cleared for release by an appeals tribunal, officials said.
Source: AFP | 2017/4/27 18:08:40

Oscar-winning ‘Silence of the Lambs’ director dies

Jonathan Demme, Oscar-winning director of The Silence of the Lambs whose four-decade career produced a staggering array of work from romantic comedy to social and political documentaries, died Wednesday. He was 73.
Source: AFP | 2017/4/27 16:18:40

Forty Taiji training centers set up in China's Chenjiagou

Learners practice Taiji in Chenjiagou Village of Wenxian County, central China's Henan Province, April 26, 2017. Forty Taiji training centers have been set up in Chenjiagou, attracting nearly 10,000 Taiji fans from different countries and regions in a year.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/27 14:45:15

Macao to celebrate Int'l Museum Day with drunken dragon festival

Macao to celebrate International Museum Day which falls on May 18 with traditional rituals and other events, the special administrative region's cultural department said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/27 13:28:57