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Christchurch's quake-hit cathedral to be rebuilt

Heritage groups in New Zealand on Monday welcomed a decision to rebuild Christchurch's Anglican cathedral, six years after it was extensively damaged in a deadly earthquake.
Source: AFP | 2017/9/12 18:13:40

Wuqiao circus festival to kick off in late September

The 16th Wuqiao International Circus Festival, one of China's most well-known circus festivals, will lift the curtain on festivities on September 29 in Shijiazhuang, North China's Hebei Province, China's Ministry of Culture, the event's organizer, announced on Tuesday in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/12 18:13:40

Silk Road museums alliance gains new members from UK, Tanzania and Uzbekistan

A total of 81 museums in 16 countries along the ancient Silk Road have joined a friendly alliance as of September, organizers of the Second Silk Road Business Summit announced on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/12 18:13:39

Norwegian artist Morten Traavik talks about the difficulties involved in cultural exchanges with North Korea during nuclear crisis

Although he had been interested in North Korea for years, Chinese photographer Shi Xiaoguang's first visit to the nation only took place recently.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/11 18:38:39

‘Grandmother of Afghanistan’

Nancy Hatch Dupree, a historian from the US who helped set up the Afghanistan Centre at Kabul University, has died in the country whose culture she worked for more than five decades to preserve, the university said on Sunday. She was 89.
Source: Reuters | 2017/9/11 17:58:40

‘Dream of Others’ exhibition by Julien des Monstiers kicks off at Beijing’s Yishu 8

Dreams are a common theme in works by French artist Julien des Monstiers.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/11 17:58:39

Right Bank Art Center in Changde, Hunan Province, kicks off new exhibition featuring calligraphy from Chinese artist Xu Bing

The legendary idyllic village of Taohuayuan, or the Peach Blossom Spring, is widely known to both ancient scholars and modern people through a poem written by Tao Yuanming (365-427), a late Eastern Jin Dynasty (317-420) poet.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/10 17:58:39

East meets West as Chinese designer's 'Shanghai Baroque' collection debuts at NY Fashion Week

Shanghai designer Taoray Wang's newest creations at the New York Fashion Week on Saturday were a visual feast as the beautiful clothes impressed visitors with a unique blend of Chinese and Western cultures that were manifested in the designs.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/10 13:35:16

4th Silk Road Int'l Arts Festival opens in NW China

Actors perform a dance during the opening ceremony of the 4th Silk Road International Arts Festival in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Sept. 7, 2017. The festival will be held on Sept. 7-21, with the participation of artists from over 20 countries and regions.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/8 14:57:41

‘Troposphere’ brings Brazilian contemporary art to Beijing

In the eyes of many Chinese people, Brazil is a paradise for travelers with its beautiful sunny beaches and of course love of soccer. The upcoming Troposphere exhibition at Beijing's Minsheng Museum is also looking to let the people of China know that Brazil is also a country full of contemporary art.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/7 17:53:39

French culture minister announces Louvre Abu Dhabi will finally open a decade after project launched

The Louvre Abu Dhabi will finally open to the public on November 11, a decade after the project was launched, France's culture minister said Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2017/9/7 17:03:40

Unique sculpture of chrysanthemum stone in central China's Hubei

A craftsman polishes a sculpture of chrysanthemum stone in a processing plant in Majiaping Village of Xuan'en County, central China's Hubei Province, Sept. 6, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/7 14:46:19

‘Deutschland 8’ comes to China

Deutschland 8: Deutsche Kunst in China, an important part of celebrations of the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Germany, will kick off at the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) Museum on September 15, event organizers from the Foundation for Art and Culture Bonn and CAFA announced in Beijing on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/6 18:03:39

Chinese porcelain shines through BRICS state banquet

The inspiration behind the design comes from the picturesque Gulangyu Island in Xiamen city, a famous tourist spot that had just been included in the UNESCO World Heritage list in July, 2017.
Source: CGTN | 2017/9/5 11:54:39

Major folk traditions of BRICS Summit host city: Xiamen

The 2017 BRICS Summit, which kicked off on Sunday, has caused Xiamen, a tourist city located in the southern part of East China's Fujian Province, to become the center of global attention due to its role as host of the event.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/4 18:28:39

BRICS countries seek to strengthen ties with cultural festival

As the BRICS Xiamen Summit picks up speed, member countries further strengthened their cultural connections with a culture festival that kicked off on Monday in Xiamen, East China's Fujian Province.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/4 18:28:39

Museum of Contemporary Art Beijing to establish new museum dedicated to science and art

Joining hands with the International Scientific Exchange Foundation of China, the Museum of Contemporary Art Beijing (MCAB) will open up a new museum, the National Science and Art Museum Beijing, within the MCAB, Qin Feng, curator of the museum, announced in Beijing on Friday, the 10th anniversary of the museum.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/3 18:38:39

121 colored terracotta relics on exhibition in Xi'an

Colored terracotta heads are on display at the Emperor Qinshihuang's Mausoleum Museum in Xi’an City, the capital of Northwest China’s Shaanxi Province, Aug. 30, 2017. The museum's exhibitions include 121 terracotta relics dating back from the pre-Qin Dynasty period to the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368). According to the museum, the artifacts display man-made blue and purple coloring.
Source: | 2017/8/31 14:34:41