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China to hold reform, opening up exhibition

China will hold a grand exhibition titled "The Great Revolution" to celebrate the 40th anniversary of reform and opening up.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/23 14:54:11

Artist gives Chinese traditional paper-cutting a modern flair

Picking up a small piece of red paper from a basket of scraps, Zhao Xigang works back and forth with his scissors for a few minutes until the image of a goshawk perching on a pine tree emerges.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/22 18:03:39

Exhibition held in Nepal to showcase Chinese water-ink paintings

A two-day art exhibition entitled "Chinese Style: International Touring Exhibition of Modern Chinese Water-Ink Paintings" kicked off in Nepal on Monday, featuring over 50 art pieces by Chinese artists on various themes.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/22 17:40:28

Greek, Chinese geoparks go hand in hand on preservation

Geography experts from the Greek island of Lesvos in the Aegean Sea have recently grabbed Chinese media attention thanks to their joint preservation work with their Chinese peers on fossilized dinosaur footprints in a suburb of Beijing.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/22 17:28:40

Chinese indie game about parenting becomes bestseller on Steam

How to best educate one's children has become a thorny topic that parents everywhere struggle with. Among them, Chinese parents are usually regarded as "tiger parents" who are extremely strict and do not give their children the space to grow independently. Now, Chinese indie developer Octopus Games is looking to give players the option to try to change or fulfill that stereotype with its new game Chinese Parents.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/22 17:23:40

Chinese art collection adds appeal to US Rust Belt town

The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) is near and dear to the heart of 86-year-old Anthony Yen as the US Rust Belt city institution houses one of the most distinguished Chinese art collections in the West.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/21 17:43:39

'Romance and magic'

Marie Antoinette's dazzling diamonds and pearls, unseen in public for two centuries, went on show in London on Friday before going on sale next month in one of the most important royal jewelry auctions in history.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/21 17:38:40

Teleplay based on "Six Feet Lane" to be broadcast

A teleplay based on China's famous story "Six Feet Lane" will be broadcasted next year to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/21 10:50:54

Legendary Istanbul photographer Ara Guler dies aged 90

Legendary Turkish photographer Ara Guler, famed for iconic images of Istanbul which captured almost three quarters of a century of the city's history, has died aged 90, state media said.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/18 18:23:41

Exhibition of art inspired by China's 24 Solar Terms held at Beijing's Network International Culture Exchange gallery

Start of Spring, Rain Water, the Waking of Insects… these are some of the terms that ancient Chinese used when they divided the solar year up into 24 roughly two-week-long periods. These 24 Solar Terms were a valuable tool for helping farmers predict weather patterns and make the most of their agricultural activities for thousands of years. In 2016, the 24 Solar Terms were listed by UNESCO as a world intangible cultural heritage.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/18 18:13:40

Immersive opera 'Orfeo' to debut during Beijing Music Festival

The innovative immersive opera Orfeo will debut at the ongoing Beijing Music Festival (BMF) on Friday. The work, directed by Zou Shuang and composed by Fay Kueen Wang is the second performance commissioned by BMF for its New Wave Site Specific Opera/Music Theatre category since 2016.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/17 18:38:40

International acrobatics festival kicks off in Central China's Henan Province

The curtains rose on a week-long international acrobatics festival in Central China's Henan Province on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/17 18:33:41

Chinese netizens up in arms about British Museum's defense of plundered relics in its collection

The British Museum launched a program entitled Collected Histories on Friday, a series of monthly talks defending the museum against criticism aimed at its colonial-era acquisitions.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/15 18:03:39

English version of 'The Orphan of Zhao' starts Asia tour at capital

An English production of the traditional Chinese play, The Orphan of Zhao, kicked off its tour of Asia in Beijing on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/15 17:38:53

Traditional Chinese dragon boating event held in Houston

The 15th annual Gulf Coast International Dragon Boat Regatta kicked off on Saturday in Sugar Land, Texas, with the aim of promoting the Chinese tradition.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/14 17:48:40

Chinese netizens up in arms about British Museum's defense of plundered relics in its collection

The British Museum launched a program entitled Collected Histories on Friday, a series of monthly talks defending the museum against criticism aimed at its colonial-era acquisitions.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/14 16:33:39

Chinese American Film Festival, TV Festival to be held in Los Angeles

Aiming to connect two of world's largest film markets, 2018 Chinese American Film Festival (CAFF) & Chinese American TV Festival (CATF) will kick off at the end of this month in the western U.S. city of Los Angeles, said the organizer on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/13 10:05:31

New National Art Museum of China exhibitions delve into 40 years of changing Chinese art

With this year being the 40th anniversary of China's reform and opening-up, Beijing's National Art Museum of China (NAMOC) has started holding a series of exhibitions displaying the great changes that have taken place in the Chinese art world over the past four decades.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/11 18:33:40