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Upper reaches of London’s Royal Albert Hall provide a haven for UK concert lovers


It's a world apart from the polished atmosphere of traditional classical music concerts.

Miao people make traditional dress in SW China

A woman makes traditional hundred-bird clothing in Baibei Village of Rongjiang County, southwest China's Guizhou Province, Aug. 22, 2017. The hundred-bird clothing, embroidered with colorful silk and bird feathers, is the traditional dress for festivals and important occasions of Miao ethnic group. It takes local people several months to make a piece of hundred-bird clothing.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/23 14:34:50

Chinese comedian wins Edinburgh joke of the year

British born Chinese comedian Ken Cheng has won one of the most coveted prizes of the famous Edinburgh Fringe Festival, local media reported Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/23 7:46:12

Experts discuss trends in overseas Chinese literature translation and publishing

Chinese literature translation is embracing new opportunities thanks to increased international exchanges taking place in recent years, although there remain some barriers standing in the way, said experts at an academic event in Beijing Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/22 17:48:39

15th Asia Arts Festival to be held in Ningbo, East China’s Zhejiang Province in September

The curtain will rise on the 15th Asia Arts Festival in Ningbo, East China's Zhejiang Province, on September 23, China's Ministry of Culture announced in Beijing Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/22 17:13:40

Former Michael Jackson lawyer to defend Cosby

The onetime attorney of late pop icon Michael Jackson will now defend disgraced television icon Bill Cosby in his upcoming re-trial for sexual assault, the actor's spokesman said Monday.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/22 17:13:39

The ‘Adele’ blueprint

Grunge veterans the Foo Fighters are channelling their inner Rick Astley with a bold new record the American rockers describe as their "weirdest" yet.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/22 17:08:40

Upper reaches of London’s Royal Albert Hall provide a haven for UK concert lovers

It's a world apart from the polished atmosphere of traditional classical music concerts.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/22 17:08:39

Children's Alka lancing tournament held in Croatia

A Boy participates in the Children's Alka lancing tournament in the village of Vuckovici, Croatia, on Aug. 20, 2017. Children's Alka is a lancing tournament held every August for boys up to ten years old since 1955 to commemorate their brave ancestors who defeated the Ottomans in 1715.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/22 8:16:29

Luc Besson seeks salvation for sci-fi film ‘Valerian’ in Chinese mainland

It has been nearly two months since the last English-language blockbuster debuted in the Chinese mainland. But starting this Friday, imported films are set to take on the mainland market once again, with Luc Besson's Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets leading the charge.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/21 18:43:39

Russian interactive performance ‘Slava’s Snowshow’ coming to Beijing’s Tianqiao Performing Arts Center

Russia's award-winning live performance Slava's Snowshow is set to take the stage at Beijing's Tianqiao Performing Arts Center from August 30 to September 3, the center announced in a press release on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/21 17:53:40

'Hitman' bumps off 'Logan Lucky' to win N.American box-office

Two new movies - The Hitman's Bodyguard and Logan Lucky - soared to the top three in North American theaters this weekend, with Lucky scoring well with critics, but Hitman far luckier in ticket sales.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/21 17:53:39

‘Wolf Warrior 2’ leads the pack

Chinese action blockbuster Wolf Warrior 2 dominated the Chinese mainland box office over its fourth weekend by taking in 152.29 million yuan ($22.8 million).
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/21 17:48:39

Comedy legend Jerry Lewis passes away at 91

Veteran Hollywood comedian Jerry Lewis, who died Sunday aged 91, perfected a goofy brand of slapstick that endeared him to millions over the course of a career spanning six decades.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/21 16:58:40