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COVID-19 opportunity for Google to expand its art project in the mainland

The COVID-19 outbreak around the world has led to the closure of many world-class museums, cinemas and scenic spots from the Louvre in Paris to Disneyland in Tokyo, causing millions of people to lose access to movies, art exhibitions and more.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/3 16:15:47

Indian fashion designer Anita Dongre fights for sustainability

With stores in India and New York, multiple clothing brands and a global celebrity following, fashion designer Anita Dongre is a feminist powerhouse in a male-dominated industry. But her true ambition is to create an environmentally sustainable company.
Source: AFP | 2020/3/3 15:48:40

Paris cheers Naomi Campbell and Nigeria's rising fashion star

Nigerian Kenneth Ize made a storming Paris fashion week debut Monday with his "fairy godmother", supermodel Naomi Campbell, closing the showing.
Source: AFP | 2020/2/27 19:33:40

Zaha Hadid's 'exoskeleton' tower an instant Miami landmark

In the heart of Miami, among the towering skyscrapers that rise above Biscayne Bay, the eye-catching new luxury condo building by late star architect Zaha Hadid dominates the skyline.
Source: AFP | 2020/2/23 17:28:40

Brazilian samba school to tell story about China in Carnival parade

"United we are strong" is the message that Unidos de Vila Maria samba school wants to share at this year's Carnival parade held in Rio de Janeiro, said Cristiano Bara, the school's artistic director.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/17 11:26:25

After Brexit, artist Cold War Steve fights on

Is the battle of Brexit all over? Not for British artist Cold War Steve who, armed with only a laptop, is continuing the fight through his satirical dystopian collages.
Source: AFP | 2020/2/16 17:18:40

Artisans make string instruments for Indian classical music in Kolkata

Many string instruments in Indian classical music feature portions of natural material which give a special sound to the instruments.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/12 11:33:54

Artists design posters to support fight against coronavirus

More and more Chinese designers are joining the fight against novel coronavirus pneumonia by designing posters that inspire faith and strength in the public.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/11 21:39:42

Village regarded for exquisite jewelry in Bangladesh

Vakurta in Savar is a place highly regarded for its exquisite jewelry and ornaments made by local artisans using methods passed on from one generation to the next. The rural village, which lies 30 minutes' ride away from Dhaka, is Bangladesh's nucleus of traditional jewelry artisans and craftsmen.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/11 10:23:09

US city holds annual Chinese Culture and Cuisine Festival

Phoenix, capital of the US state of Arizona, held its 30th Chinese Culture and Cuisine Festival over the weekend to celebrate the Year of the Rat and share Chinese culture with local residents.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/10 17:18:41

Calligraphy art honors Wuhan's Huoshenshan and Leishenshan hospitals

After Huoshenshan and Leishenshan hospitals were built within days, the medical facilities have inspired the Chinese to create art, including calligraphy that features ancient characters.
Source: | 2020/2/10 1:40:53

Take a look at the 5th Dhaka Art Summit in Bangladesh

Take a look at the 5th Dhaka Art Summit. Hundreds of artists from various countries are participating in the summit which began Friday in Bangladeshi capital Dhaka.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/9 12:13:19

Upper Egypt's Mallawi Museum restores popularity years after looting

Mallawi Museum in Upper Egypt's province of Minya has gained more popularity every year since it was reopened in late 2016, three years after its looting during riots in the monument-rich country.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/9 11:12:44

China's intangible cultural heritage joins battle against coronavirus

China's intangible cultural heritage such as palm puppets of Jinjiang, East China's Fujian, where thousands are quarantined, is helping in the battle against the novel coronavirus.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/6 23:56:05

Chicago celebrates Chinese New Year through film

About 100 people gathered in the Claudia Cassidy Theater of the Cultural Center in downtown Chicago on Saturday to watch four short documentary films about Chinese culture and photography.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/6 15:48:44

Young craftsman brings vigor to old woodblock printing

Xi Wang, a 29-year-old craftsman, hangs up a self-designed New Year picture depicting two cheerful kids and an adorable mouse on the wall of his room to celebrate the Chinese Year of the Rat.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/4 14:06:37

Over 900 ancient items discovered in China Buddhist temple site

Chinese archeologists in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality have unearthed more than 900 pieces of cultural relics in a local stone Buddhist temple.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/4 11:29:15

Novel coronavirus “Wanted” posters go viral online

A series of "Wanted" posters about the dangers surrounding the current novel coronavirus epidemic instantly garnered tens of thousands of reposts and likes on China's Twitter-like Sina Weibo after their posting on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/3 16:48:40