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Environmental protection drama series 'Sacred Hoh Xil' announced at National Park Forum


TV drama series Sacred Hoh Xil was announced at the ongoing National Park Forum in Xining, capital of Northwest China's Qinghai Province, on Monday

Vintage shop owner brings bit of Hong Kong to Beijing

Close to the Lama Temple, the Wudaoying hutong (a narrow alley) in Beiijng is packed with independent cafes, trendy bars and boutiques selling handmade jewelry; and then there is Delia, a vintage clothing shop opened by Lau Hui-fai, a Hongkonger, about a decade ago.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 17:08:40

'Dragonfly Eyes'

Nine years after their last showcase of a giant phoenix installation work, Chinese artist Xu Bing and the Today Art Museum kicked off their second collaboration World Picture: Dragonfly Eyes at the museum on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 16:58:40

Environmental protection drama series 'Sacred Hoh Xil' announced at National Park Forum

TV drama series Sacred Hoh Xil was announced at the ongoing National Park Forum in Xining, capital of Northwest China's Qinghai Province, on Monday
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 16:48:06

Artist Xing Qingren displays unique culture of Xi'an in new exhibition

Chinese artist Xing Qingren is expressing his love of his hometown of Xi'an in Northwest China's Shaanxi Province (once known as Chang'an) with an exhibition of paintings featuring the landscape and people there at National Art Museum of China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 16:43:41

'Old Town Road' finally dethroned from US top singles chart

Lil Nas X has finally been dethroned after 19 weeks atop the US charts, Billboard announced on Monday, with pop star Billie Eilish besting his viral hit "Old Town Road."
Source: AFP | 2019/8/20 16:43:40

Workshop for international and domestic college students gifts small village in East China with inspiring designs

After 18 days of hard work, the 2019 UIA-CBC International Colleges and Universities Competitive Construction Workshop came to an end with a closing ceremony on Sunday at Siyang county in East China's Jiangsu Province. The top winners of the competition were also announced at the ceremony.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 16:34:28

HBO's 'Chernobyl' sparks tours, stokes fears in Lithuania

Walking along the top of Lithuania's decommissioned nuclear reactor, the set of HBO's critically acclaimed Chernobyl TV series, tourist Vytas Miknaitis says he's not "afraid at all."
Source: AFP | 2019/8/20 16:23:40

Lighting up Sanlitun

Lights and artworks have turned Beijing's Sanlitun shopping area into a street museum. A number of artists from home and abroad are showing off their art at the Modern Art Festival, a collaboration between China's well-known expo Art Beijing and Sanlitun Taikoo Li.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 18:18:39

China's Culture Promotion Association launches committee to promote traditional ceramics

A new culture committee aimed at promoting traditional Chinese ceramics was launched on Friday. Under the purview of China's Culture Promotion Association, the branch aims to provide a platform to develop the ceramics industry as well as bring in more young talent.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 18:13:39

Chengdu submits bid for World Science Fiction Society's annual convention

A delegation from Chengdu, capital of Southwest China's Sichuan Province, submitted a bid for the 2023 Worldcon, one of the world's largest science fiction conventions, over the weekend.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 18:08:40

Upcoming theater festival to stage Chinese and foreign masterpieces

The third Lao She Theater Festival, set to be held from September 19 to November 23, will bring 12 widely-known plays from China, the UK, Poland, Germany, France and Macedonia to audiences in Beijing.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/19 18:08:40

Beijing-based Hong Kong curator reflects on the choices that brought her to the capital

As an art exhibition curator, Janet Fong often finds herself visiting various art museums and exhibitions around the world. However, at the end of the day, there is nowhere she'd rather be than in the capital of China: Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 18:00:07

Foreign translator and editor Paul White reflects on China's 40-year evolution

Paul White came to work in the Chinese mainland in 1984 after working in the media industry in Hong Kong for five years. According to him, he initially planned to stay in the Chinese mainland for just a year.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 17:45:31