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China's capital of porcelain set for major revival

For centuries, the most coveted porcelain from China came out of Jingdezhen's workshops, fashioned from clay made smooth by trained hands, fired in kilns and then transported across the globe.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/17 17:23:41

Chinese New Year around the world

China will launch a series of celebratory events including performances and exhibitions to mark the upcoming Chinese New Year in 396 cities throughout 133 countries and regions, Chinese Minister of Culture and Tourism Luo Shugang said on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times - Xinhua | 2019/1/17 16:48:41

Louvre Abu Dhabi to showcase Rembrandt, Vermeer masterpieces for its 2019 first exhibition

The Louvre Abu Dhabi's first 2019 international exhibition will bring together paintings and drawings by Dutch masters Rembrandt van Rijn, Johannes Vermeer and their contemporaries, the official WAM news agency reported on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/17 16:48:40

A rundown of major key trends from Milan Fashion Week

After three and a half intense days, Milan Fashion Week drew to a close on Monday and began packing up for Paris for the next stage in Europe's fashion season.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/16 18:28:40

Age no barrier for China's senior catwalk models

Wearing a bright floral ensemble with her short dyed blonde hair, Chinese model Ma Yinhong struts a Shanghai catwalk with a style and swagger that belie her 56 years.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/16 18:18:41

World famous jewelry artist Wallace Chan talks about his design philosophy

A solemn face of a goddess, as white as marble, sat in a piece of pure blue topaz. Her soft feminine face and hair, magically reflected in the jewel's five facets, looked as if they were floating in a blue ocean.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/16 18:08:40

Paris Opera drops star dancer after homophobic rant

The Paris Opera Ballet has dropped controversial Ukrainian-born dance star Sergei Polunin from a production of Swan Lake after he made a homophobic and sexist rant on social media.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/15 18:08:40

New initiatives and parents cause popularity of classical music to surge among young Chinese

Classical music is attracting greater numbers of young Chinese as more parents introduce their children to music, China Daily reported Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/15 17:48:40

Chinese Academy of Social Sciences releases list of top six major archaeological discoveries of 2018

A list of the top six major archaeology sites of 2018 was released at a forum sponsored by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) on Thursday in Beijing, capturing the attention of history buffs. Dates of the sites range from the Paleolithic to 900 years ago, while locations range from Hebei Province in North China to South China's Guangdong Province.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/14 17:18:39

New media studio Ouchhh brings its AI-controlled exhibition to China for the first time

Although the snow that had snarled up traffic had stopped, it was still raining. Under these weather conditions, it was impossible for artist Ferdi Alici to unveil Data Gate, the world's first AI-controlled astronomical research data sculpture, in Nanjing, East China's Jiangsu Province.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/13 18:28:39

Chinese armor combat enthusiasts look to bring the fight to international stage

On a cold winter night in Beijing, a Lion Dance team finish rehearsing their routine for the Spring Festival in a dance studio. Afterwards, several tall and strong middle-aged men step into the studio and open the heavy suitcases they are carrying to remove suits of Chinese armor and several weapons. Their purpose for being in the studio is not to rehearse for the Spring Festival but best each other in battle.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/8 18:13:39

Chinese youth in US awarded for excellence in painting, calligraphy

An awards ceremony to honor the winners of a regional preliminary in an international art competition of overseas Chinese youth was held on Sunday at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda in California.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/8 17:08:39

Celebrating Spring Festival at the Palace Museum in Beijing

As the Chinese New Year draws near, the Palace Museum unveiled a grand exhibition celebrating the Spring Festival on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/8 16:33:39

Pikachu and provocation at London's Fashion Week for men

Pokémon prints, khaki, flowing cuts and a raft of young talent were among the standout features of London's Fashion Week Men's, which ended on Monday after three days of catwalk shows.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/8 16:28:39

Folk artist tries to revive fading art of the peep show

Sun Zhenhong has been trying to revive a fading folk art, the traditional peep show.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/7 16:23:39

Young Chinese artists shine at National Art Museum of China exhibition

A group of outstanding young Chinese artists have been offered a platform to showcase their artworks at the National Art Museum of China (NAMOC) in Beijing. Young Artists Nomination Exhibition, which kicked off on Saturday, sees over 100 artworks from 77 artists to include ink and oil paintings, woodblock prints and sculptures.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/6 17:08:39

Amateur director Lu Qingyi's award-winning documentary film debut 'Four Springs' to hit Chinese cinemas nationwide on Friday

A story about amateur director Lu Qingyi's parents and named after the four springs from 2013 to 2016, documentary Four Springs won best documentary at the FIRST International Film Festival in July of 2018.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/3 21:48:39

Walt Disney Studios hauls in $7.32 billion at the global box office in 2018

Disney posted its second best year at the box office ever, raking in $7.325 billion worldwide for everything from Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War to hit animated sequel Incredibles 2 and the latest Star Wars film.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/3 21:43:39