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Show in Rome offers multiple insights into Chinese traditional arts

A collective show of Chinese contemporary artists took place in the Italian capital on Friday, offering multiple insights into China's traditional cultural world.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/18 6:16:28

"Experiencing China" event staged in Rome, Italy

Artists perform during a show in Rome, Italy, June 16, 2018. A collective show of Chinese contemporary artists took place in the Italian capital on Friday, offering multiple insights into China's traditional cultural world. Titled "Experiencing China: The Nine Splendid Forms of Chinese Traditional Art", the event was part of an initiative aimed at enhancing both the overall knowledge of China in Italy and the artistic exchange between the two countries.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/17 10:15:48

Chinese graduates prefer to work in new first-tier cities

Chinese graduates continue to shift their preference to emerging first-tier cities from traditional metropolises.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/16 16:45:17

"Colorful Guizhou, Charming Culture" exhibition kicks off in Nepal

The exhibition "China Week: Colorful Guizhou, Charming Culture" kicked off in Kathmandu on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/16 12:02:01

Soccer fan pays back friend's 300,000 yuan debt

A soccer fan helped his friend pay back debt worth 300,000 yuan ($46,600) to travel to Russia and watch the 2018 World Cup.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/16 11:23:03

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom hits Chinese theaters

One of the most anticipated Hollywood movies in China, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, opened in Chinese cinemas on Friday to a rousing welcome.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/15 16:03:48

Ukraine-China cultural and educational forum kicks off in Kiev

The International Cultural and Educational Forum "Silk Road 2018: Ukraine-China" kicked off on Thursday, bringing together hundreds of participants.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/15 11:29:42

Chinese animator Du Pengpeng shines a light on inequality in traditional Chinese culture with animated film

With his short film Cage, Du Pengpeng captured the attention of judges from Disney and Pixar during the 2016 Student Academy Award competition, an annual contest for college and university filmmakers held by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to support and encourage excellence in filmmaking at the collegiate level.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/14 19:43:39

Exhibition brings works of late Czech painter Zdenek Sklenar back to Beijing

An exhibition showcasing more than 60 works from late Czech painter Zdenek Sklenar (1910-86), including a series of the artist's black-and-white paintings about the legendary Chinese figure the Monkey King, kicked off in Beijing on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/14 15:03:40

First SCO film festival opens in Qingdao

The first Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) film festival opened in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/14 9:57:09

Palace Museum in Beijing celebrates Cultural Heritage Day with Hui Opera performance

To celebrate China's Cultural Heritage Day on Saturday, the museum invited a popular Hui Opera troupe to perform at the Forbidden City's Changyin Ge (Belvedere of Pleasant Sounds).
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/13 18:53:40

Chinese vase found in attic sells for 16.2 million euros

An 18th-century Chinese vase forgotten for decades in a shoe box in a French attic sold for 16.2 million euros ($19 million) at Sotheby's in Paris on Tuesday – more than 30 times the estimate.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/13 16:28:39

Mega Chinese Cultural Exhibition enters Sri Lanka

A mega Chinese cultural exhibition titled "Silk Road Memory - NICE Choice Exhibition of Chinese Creative Cultural Products" kicked off in Sri Lankan capital Colombo on Tuesday, displaying China's popular culture such as Kung Fu.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/13 13:37:19

Indian PM posts physical fitness video on social media

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday posted on Twitter his physical fitness video showing his daily morning routine - doing some yoga poses, brisk walking and stretching exercises.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/13 12:31:49

China's love of wedding photography depicted in new documentary at Sydney Film Festival

A new documentary showcasing Chinas profound love of wedding photography will premiere at the Sydney Film Festival on Wednesday evening, with audiences buzzing about the behind-the-scenes look into the multi-billion dollar industry.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/13 11:41:53

Chinese artists talk about art and technology at 'The Future Of' forum in Beijing

A group of Chinese artists and scholars including Hu Jieming, Lu Yang, and Xu Wenkai (also known as aaajiao) held a talk about art and technology at the "The Future Of" forum hosted by WF Central on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/11 18:08:39

Young painter restores ancient wood carvings

Li Ziying dips a cotton swab in a glass of water and carefully swipes it across the surface of a wood carving. Then she takes off the cotton at the tip, dehydrates it and puts it in a plastic bag.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/11 18:03:40

18th century Chinese moon flask sells for 4.1 million euros

A rare porcelain moon flask that belonged to the 18th century Chinese emperor Qianlong has been sold for 4.1 million euros ($4.8 million) after a bidding war at an auction in France.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/11 17:28:40