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China sees sizzling summer movie market

From July 1 to 18, the Chinese movie market recorded a daily average of 200 million yuan at the box office, according to China Movie Data Information Network.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/20 18:51:45

Rare Chinese artworks donated to Hong Kong museum to promote traditional culture

Over 350 Chinese paintings and calligraphy works collected by a philanthropist were donated to the Hong Kong Museum of Art on Thursday, with a hope of further promoting traditional Chinese culture in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/20 10:28:36

Readers invited to "explore the world" at Hong Kong Book Fair

Around 680 exhibitors from over 30 countries and regions gathered at the Hong Kong Book Fair, which opened Wednesday and offered readers an opportunity to "explore the world" through books and speeches by renowned writers from around the world.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/19 10:53:05

Chinese archaeologists unearth earliest evidence of tool use outside of Africa

A report on the more than 10-year-long excavation of the Shangchen Historical Site, a Palaeolithic site in Northwest China's Shaanxi Province that has given archaeologists new insight into hominin evolution, was released in Nature, the British multidisciplinary scientific journal, on July 11.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/15 17:47:53

Tibet trains over 300 Thangka painters

An academy in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region has trained more than 300 painters of Thangka, a traditional Tibetan Buddhist art form.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/14 16:37:01

Works of Dali and Picasso showcased at Xiamen's THC Art Museum

A new exhibition featuring various works of Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali kicked off at Xiamen's THC Art Museum in East China's Fujian Province on Sunday. According to a press release sent to the Global Times on Wednesday, more than 200 works from the two artists, including paintings, sculptures and ceramics, are on display for the very first time in Fujian.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/12 17:48:39

Banksy's lesser-known works on show in London

Street artist Banksy is known around the world for his simple graffiti stencils, often with a sharp political point, but a new London exhibition is an opportunity to discover his wider talents.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/12 17:23:39

Chinese pianist Lang Lang's return to the stage ignites hopes and fears of fans and professionals in China

The Chinese prince of the classical music world Lang Lang returned to the spotlight on Friday after a year's absence due to an injured left arm.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/11 19:08:40

National Museum of China exhibits 5,000-year-old relics from Shandong Province's famous Jiaojia Ruins

Following an exhibition featuring relics from a major archaeological excavation in Jiangkou, Southwest China's Sichuan Province, the National Museum of China is holding another exhibition that seeks to introduce the latest archaeological discoveries in Jiaojia, East China's Shandong Province, to the public.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/11 18:13:41

Disabled Wushu teacher in Athens introduces Chinese martial arts to Greeks

Kostas Moukas is the only Wushu teacher in wheelchair in Greece and among a few probably in the world to teach Wushu, which is commonly called Chinese Kung Fu, to people with and without disabilities.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/9 6:23:50

Chinese artist's 'Golden Bridge on the Silk Road' public square project wins support in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev announced his support of Chinese artist Shu Yong's Golden Bridge on the Silk Road public square project when meeting with the artist in the Kazakh capital of Astana on Friday, according to a report by the Xinhua News Agency.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/8 18:43:39

Japanese artist Ryotaro Muramastu takes visitors under the sea with 'Aquarium by Naked' exhibition at Beijing's Guardian Art Center

Free from heavy Scuba tanks or the need to wear swim clothes, visitors are able to enter an underwater world at the Guardian Art Center in Beijing thanks to the efforts of Japanese artist Ryotaro Muramastu.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/8 18:33:39

Exhibits underline China's contribution to world peace 8 decades ago

Exhibits of cultural relics showed the enthusiastic support of overseas Chinese for the motherland and China's contribution to world peace eight decades ago, the chief of an American collector's club told Xinhua Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/8 7:27:54

Cambodia earns Guinness Record for longest woven scarf

Cambodia won a place in the Guinness book of World Records on July 1 for a 1,100-meter-long version of the country's popular krama scarf.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/5 19:11:09

London Design Biennale looks to get emotional

The second London Design Biennale will explore the emotional states of joy, stress and sadness through installations from 40 countries and regions, according to organizers.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/5 17:53:39

China, Israel work together in technology and innovation

Representatives from more than 2,000 Chinese and Israeli companies attended the 4th China-Israel Investment Summit in Zhuhai, South China's Guangdong Province, from July 2 to 3.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/5 13:50:34

Three singers from US Midwest elevated to Chinese songs contest final in Beijing

Three singers have competed through the Chinese songs selection contest in US Midwest and will proceed to the 2018 "Cultures of China, Water Cube Cup" Chinese Songs Contest for Overseas Chinese Final to be held in Beijing in late July.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/4 9:30:00

Ancient woodworking technique revived in modern times

Woodworker Sun Gang has spent most of his life learning and preserving the traditional mortise-tenon joint structure technique, widely found in ancient Chinese buildings and furniture.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/3 17:58:39