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Sino-Scottish cultural exchanges increase

A series of events indicates that ties between China and Scotland are continuing to grow.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/15 17:58:40

Snoopy and Charlie Brown become street art stars for newly unveiled Peanuts Global Artist Collective project

Good grief, Charlie Brown has got into graffiti...
Source: AFP | 2018/4/15 17:58:39

Qualifier for 17th "Chinese Bridge" language competition held in Tunisia

A qualification contest selecting Tunisian participants in the 17th "Chinese Bridge" Chinese-language competition was held in Tunis, capital of Tunisia, on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/15 14:28:07

Karl Marx statue as gift from China erected in Trier

A 4.4-meter monumental bronze statue of Karl Marx presented by China as a gift to the great thinker's hometown, was erected Friday ahead of celebrations to mark the 200th anniversary since Marx's birth.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/13 22:37:47

Svaneti: Georgia's rocky wilderness, new ski 'paradise'

With its rugged landscape of rocky peaks, virgin slopes and breathtaking vistas, Georgia's most isolated region, Upper Svaneti, is a magnet for skiers and even hopes to host the Winter Olympic Games one day.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/12 18:10:03

Tourism surge lashes Southeast Asia's beaches

Hordes of tourists clamber across the white sand with selfie sticks as Thai park rangers wade into turquoise waters to direct boats charging into the cliff-ringed cove.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/12 18:10:01

Tracey Emin sends anti-Brexit message

British artist Tracey Emin has unveiled her latest artwork: a bright pink homage to Europe at St Pancras station in London - Britain's rail gateway to the continent.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/12 17:48:39

Forbidden City managers to build north Beijing annex

The management team of the Forbidden City will open a "cultural paradise" for the public within three years in northwestern Beijing, a Palace Museum director said Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/11 22:28:41

Austria's Max Hollein named Met museum chief

New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art announced on Tuesday it had found a new director in Austrian-born Max Hollein as the venerated institution struggles to tame a budget deficit despite pulling in record crowds.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/11 16:28:39

Top 10 major excavations of 2017 in China announced

The top 10 Chinese archaeological discoveries of 2017 was announced at a press conference in Beijing on Tuesday. Deliberations for this year's list kicked off on Monday as 26 archaeological discoveries chosen by experts and online public voting competed to enter the top 10 list.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/10 20:23:39

Major archaeological discoveries provide valuable insight into cultural exchanges taking place in ancient China

When talking about past open and cosmopolitan societies in Chinese history, the first time period most people probably think of is the Tang Dynasty (618-907), an age when culture continually flowed in and out of China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/9 17:58:39

Actress Susan Anspach of 'Five Easy Pieces' passes away at 75

Actress Susan Anspach, who appeared in the 1970 classic "Five Easy Pieces" with Jack Nicholson and other films, has died at the age of 75.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/8 16:58:40

Popularizing the ukulele, with mischievous punk spirit

The ukulele has two obvious selling points: It is affordable and easy to carry. But could the unassuming four-string instrument also incarnate the spirit of punk rock?
Source: AFP | 2018/4/8 16:48:39

Barcelona's Senegalese street vendors present own clothing line from 'illegal immigrants'

Senegalese street vendors staged a fashion show Friday in Barcelona to present their own clothing line of "legal clothes made by illegal immigrants," the slogan of their new campaign to get off the streets.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/8 15:43:39

Peking Opera pedagogue echoes with students in Ottawa

Zhao Qun attains high spirit and sense of achievement while juggling between high schools and colleges in Ottawa to familiarize her students with Peking Opera, a most prominent classical art in China.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/8 6:34:24

Mexican regional cuisine drives booming food scene

Sure, every foodie loves tacos and enchiladas. But what about lesser-known Mexican classics like cochinita pibil, the impossibly flavorful, slow-roasted pork dish from the Yucatan peninsula?
Source: AFP | 2018/4/7 5:03:39

Cannes Int'l Series Festival unfolds its first edition

Photo taken on April 5, 2018 shows the Palais des Festivals where Cannes International Series Festival is held in Cannes, France. Cannes International Series Festival unfolds its first edition from April 4 to April 11, aiming to highlight series from all over the world and to give an international voice to the increasingly popular and creative new art form. (Xinhua/Paul Servran)
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/6 20:04:34

Chinese winners of Leipzig's Best Book Design awards draw attention to traditional beauty

We have all been told to not "judge a book from its cover," but if you're one of the judges for Germany's Best Book Design from all over the World competition, this is probably the worst advice imaginable.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/3 18:43:39