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Shanghai-Houston sister city relations in limelight in photo exhibition

An exhibition of more than 300 photos featuring Shanghai-Houston sister city ties kicked off here Wednesday, in commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the establishment of China-US diplomatic relations.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/19 0:12:46

AI-inspired exhibition at 798 Art District

A new exhibition, Lying Sophia & Mocking Alexa, at the Hyundai Motorstudio Beijing in the 798 Art District has captured visitors' attention with exhibits inspired by the latest AI (artificial intelligence) technology.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/17 18:28:40

China painter's work to support upcoming Tokyo Olympic Games

A Chinese painting from artist Fu Yiyao featuring scenes of Japanese festivals has been listed as a cultural work to promote the country's upcoming Tokyo Olympic Games, according to the painter, daughter of China's painting maestro Fu Baoshi, at the Fusion Art Center on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/16 17:23:40

'Longquan Celadon and Globalization' exhibition kicks off at the Palace Museum

The Longquan of the World: Longquan Celadon and Globalization exhibition opens at the Palace Museum in Beijing on Monday. Featuring 833 Longquan celadon items from 42 domestic and international museums and archaeological institutes, it boasts the largest number of Longquan celadon wares ever put on display at the museum.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/15 19:01:08

New 22-volume collection gathers the complete works of China's most famous Russian-to-Chinese translator

It took Chinese translator Cao Ying two decades to translate all the works of Leo Tolstoy into Chinese. Now this huge achievement as well as Cao's other translations have been collected together for the first time in The Complete Translations of Cao Ying, which hit bookstores on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/15 18:13:59

Tel Aviv's White City stands tall

While many in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv start the weekend at a sidewalk cafe, there is a small group of visitors walking the streets in search of Bauhaus buildings.
Source: AFP | 2019/7/15 17:03:39

Comic-Con hits 50

From Peter Parker's run-in with a radioactive spider to Superman fleeing an exploding Krypton: Comic book fans love a good origin story.
Source: AFP | 2019/7/15 15:38:39

Roaring Forward

Disney's blockbuster 3D remakes of animated classics have rampaged through box offices in recent years, but the studio is banking on its latest - The Lion King - to climb right to the top of the food chain.
Source: AFP | 2019/7/14 16:13:39

Egypt opens two ancient pyramids, unveils new discoveries

Egypt on Saturday opened two ancient pyramids south of the capital Cairo and unveiled a collection of newly found sarcophagi, some containing well-preserved mummies.
Source: AFP | 2019/7/14 15:33:39

China's newest World Heritage Site, Archaeological Ruins of Liangzhu City, opens to the public

On Saturday, news from the 43rd session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, got people in China cheering in excitement.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/11 18:13:40

Under the hammer

Chinese paintings will take center stage during the Council Auction House's upcoming spring auction, according to a preview event held in Beijing on Thursday and Friday. Items ranging from calligraphy works, porcelain vases and contemporary paintings are set to go under the hammer on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/11 17:53:40

Exhibition showcases the Silk Road's impact on cultural diversity in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region

An exhibition featured 191 exquisite cultural relics unearthed in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region kicked off on Tuesday at the National Museum of China in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/10 18:59:05

New Shanghai exhibition commemorates 40th anniversary of establishment of China-US diplomatic relations

Pictures often have the ability to transport viewers back in time to ages long gone.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/10 18:33:40

Exploring Fujian 'tulou,' the unique earthen 'castles' seen in the new 'Mulan' trailer

Many netizens ridiculed the screenwriters of the Disney movie Mulan for a lack of knowledge about Chinese geography after the release of the movie's trailer on Sunday. In the trailer, several circular buildings known as Fujian tulou (earthen building of Fujian Province) could be seen in several scenes.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/9 18:33:40

Copy of China's famous fresco on exhibit in northern Chinese city

A copy of a famous Chinese fresco is on display in the art museum of Shijiazhuang, capital of North China's Hebei Province on Saturday, and will be donated to a county in the province after the exhibition.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/9 16:58:41

Dreams & reality

China and Italy have a long tradition of cultural communication. The ongoing exhibition of artists from both countries at Beijing's Hongkun Museum of Fine Art continues this international dialogue.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/8 18:18:40

Italy's Prosecco hills join UNESCO World Heritage list

Italy's Prosecco hills northeast of Venice, which have been cultivated for centuries, were on Sunday added to the World Heritage list by the UN cultural organization.
Source: AFP | 2019/7/8 18:13:40

Traditional Hami embroidery helps enrich city in Xinjiang

Kader Rahman, a 46-year-old embroiderer in the city of Hami in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, is helping lift over a hundred people out of poverty using traditional Hami embroidery.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/8 18:03:41