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Thousand year-old capital of Xi'an embraces new youth trends

Just like Beijing, Xi'an in West China's Shaanxi Province, is a city that where tradition meets modern trends. Young people in cities such as these are always on the lookout for trendy and fun experiences.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/28 16:23:39

Dior leads Paris fashion on a dance as Gucci goes for gags

Dior led Paris fashion week on a sensual dance on Monday with a spectacular show woven around a new modern dance piece by choregrapher Sharon Eyal to kick off the nine-day extravaganza.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/28 16:18:40

Lang Yuan Studio hosts cultural activities for Beijing Design Week

As part of the ongoing Beijing Design Week, a series of cultural activities commemorating the 40th anniversary of China's reform and opening-up and the 60th anniversary of the founding of the capital's Chaoyang district are being held at Beijing's Lang Yuan Station, a former textile warehouse that has been converted into a hub for cultural and business activities.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/27 18:48:42

China-Denmark innovative community project opens during Beijing Design Week

The Qinglong Cultural Innovation Community, a new China-Denmark cooperation project, opened in Beijing's Dongcheng district on Wednesday as part of the ongoing Beijing Design Week. The key project between Beijing and Copenhagen aims to boost innovation and the rejuvenation of the capital's old city area. According to Wang Ning, vice mayor of Beijing, the two cities communicated and cooperated on a continual basis to bring this innovative community project to fruition. He noted that Beijing and Copenhagen are also currently planning the construction of a Sino-Denmark Innovation Center in the Chinese capital.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/27 18:33:41

'Legend of Design'

On Tuesday, the Beijing Minsheng Art Museum kicked off an exhibition designed by the award-winning designer Timmy Yip that features works from 12 of China's top artisans.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/26 18:38:40

Kizil Grottoes exhibition uses digital means to restore looted treasures

Not long after a bust looted from China's famous Longmen Grottoes was removed from a Sotheby's auction in New York, an exhibition in Northwest University in Shaanxi Province is making use of digital technology to "return" murals that were stolen from China more than 100 years ago back to their rightful place. Opening on September 20, the Images of the Kizil Murals Overseas exhibition puts on display digital recreations of several murals that were looted from the Kizil Grottoes in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/26 18:23:39

Art of Niki de Saint Phalle, Shen Yuan comes to Shanghai

The Power Station of Art in Shanghai is currently showcasing an exhibition comparing the art careers of two women artists: China's Shen Yuan and the US' Niki de Saint Phalle.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/26 17:53:40

Beijing's Dongcheng district to host month-long cultural festival

From October 1 to 30, the New Joy Cover Hutong festival will be held in Beijing's Dongcheng district, bringing residents, artists and art fans together through various cultural activities held in the capital's hutong - the narrow alleyways that make up many of the city's traditional residential areas.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/25 18:13:40

Powerlong Art Fair puts affordable art on sale in Hangzhou

A new art fair kicked off at the Powerlong Art Centre on Saturday in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/25 18:13:39

Peking Man Site at Zhoukoudian reopens to the public

After seven years of research and three years of restoration work, Zhoukoudian, a cave system in suburban Beijing's Fangshan district where numerous Homo erectus pekinensis (Peking Man) fossils have been found, reopened to the public on September 21.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/25 18:08:41

Statue of Nelson Mandela unveiled at UN headquarters

A statue of Nelson Mandela was unveiled at the UN headquarters Monday to honor the 100th anniversary of the late South African president's birth.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/25 9:52:32

Cultural charm

Chinese costumes and props were in a colorful display Saturday evening when a group of artists from China's central city of Wuhan staged a local opera in Nigeria's capital of Abuja.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/24 17:13:39

Vase painting world record achieved in China's ceramic capital

A Guinness world record for "most people painting vases simultaneously" was achieved Sunday in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/24 8:50:21

Chinese artists hold concert in New York to celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival

The Chinese Mid-Autumn festivity filled the air at Steinway Hall in New York City on Saturday as two Chinese artists played traditional Chinese music, ushering in the important traditional family reunion event.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/23 9:43:11

'Love Design' special show lights up Wangfujing in Beijing with a troop of King Kongs

Without going to Paris, residents of Beijing can experience the Paris Maison & Objet Fair by visiting the new Love Design special exhibition at Beijing's WF Central.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/20 18:48:42

'Nice Day' exhibition highlights beauty of French city at China France Cultural Forum in Xi'an

An exhibition highlighting the unique cultural charm and beautiful scenery of the city of Nice in France, Nice Day, was held on Wednesday as part of the third China France Cultural Forum in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/20 18:48:41

Beijing Design Week expands to capital's Xincheng

A branch venue for the ongoing 2018 Beijing Design Week will hold a series of activities starting on Saturday in the capital's Xincheng district to display the numerous achievements of Chinese designs over the past 40 years of reform and opening-up.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/19 18:18:42

Western Xia Mausoleums to apply for UNESCO World Heritage status in 2020

After seven years of preparation, the caretakers of the Western Xia Mausoleums in Northwest China are ready to apply for the mausoleums to receive UNESCO World Heritage status.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/18 18:33:40