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Three singers from US Midwest elevated to Chinese songs contest final in Beijing

Three singers have competed through the Chinese songs selection contest in US Midwest and will proceed to the 2018 "Cultures of China, Water Cube Cup" Chinese Songs Contest for Overseas Chinese Final to be held in Beijing in late July.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/4 9:30:00

Ancient woodworking technique revived in modern times

Woodworker Sun Gang has spent most of his life learning and preserving the traditional mortise-tenon joint structure technique, widely found in ancient Chinese buildings and furniture.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/3 17:58:39

Stylistic face-off

Mumbai's Art Deco buildings - believed to be the world's second largest collection after Miami - were added on Saturday to UNESCO's World Heritage List alongside the city's better-known Victorian Gothic architecture.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/1 18:18:40

Cultural exchanges important part of China-US relations: Chinese official

Sun Zhijun, deputy head of the Publicity Department of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, said cultural exchanges are an important part of international relations between China and the US.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/1 18:18:39

Director Wuershan and musician Ilchi launch annual event focusing on nomadic culture

Chinese film director Wuershan, musician Ilchi from indie band Hanggai, scholar Uradyn E. Bulag and artist Qin Ga launched a special event that focuses on nomadic culture, Nomad Relays, on Saturday in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/1 18:13:40

New exhibition at the National Museum of China reveals the lost treasure of Ming Dynasty peasant revolt leader

A year ago, the excavation of gold and silver ingots from the Minjiang river in Jiangkou town, Southwest China's Sichuan Province, lent evidence that the lost legendary treasure of Zhang Xianzhong, (1606-47), the leader of a Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) peasant revolt, was more than just a story.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/1 18:08:39

NAMOC displays artworks from 61 countries and regions

Harmonious Co-Existence - International Art Collection from NAMOC, an exhibition featuring masterpieces selected from 61 countries and regions, kicked off at The National Art Museum of China (NAMOC) on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/1 18:03:39

China-EU art dialogue highlighted at joint exhibition in Brussels

Entitled "Walter Vilain & Yao Yizhi: Melody", a joint exhibition kicked off Friday at the China Cultural Center in Brussels to pay tribute to the friendship between the two artists.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/30 10:17:16

NCPA hosts 'Art-Living Immersive Art& Design Exhibition'

A new exhibition featuring the art of everyday life kicked off on Tuesday at the National Center for the Performing Arts (NCPA) in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/28 17:03:41

Rare acquisition

The Louvre Abu Dhabi said Wednesday it will unveil its most prized acquisition on September 18 - a very rare painting attributed to Leonardo da Vinci that was bought for a record $450 million last year.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/28 17:03:40

Experts look to future of teaching Chinese at UK universities

As the number of learners of Chinese continues to rise, there is an urgent need to improve the quality of Chinese teaching as a foreign language in the UK higher education sector, participants at an international conference said on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/28 16:58:41

Beijing Minsheng Art Museum exhibition reviews contemporary art in 2017

An important exhibition reviewing the achievements of Chinese contemporary artists in 2017, the ongoing Exhibition of Annual of Contemporary Art of China at the Beijing Minsheng Art Museum focuses on 141 artists who took part in the 3,776 exhibitions recorded in Peking University's art annual.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/27 17:48:40

UNESCO removes Belize reef from endangered World Heritage list

UNESCO removed the Mesoamerican coral reef in Belize from its list of threatened World Heritage Sites on Tuesday, praising the Central American country for its "visionary" steps to protect it.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/27 17:43:41

New 'Banksy' mural appears next to Bataclan

An image of a woman veiled in mourning appeared next to the Bataclan concert hall in Paris on Monday, the latest attributed to the mysterious British street artist Banksy.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/27 17:28:41

Chinese artist Shu Yong meets with Astana Mayor Asset Issekeshev ahead of Belt and Road initiative forum in Kazakhstan

At the invitation of Asset Issekeshev, mayor of Astana, Kazakhstan, Chinese artist Shu Yong will attend the upcoming celebration of China's Belt and Road initiative and a forum attended by mayors of cities along the Silk Road that will be held in Astana in July.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/25 16:43:39

Chinese artists take part in Saihanba forestation project for upcoming winter exhibition

Following on the heels of the first half of the Saihanba Project, more than 40 Chinese artists took part in the second half of the project recently by visiting the Saihanba Forest in North China's Hebei Province to create artworks for an exhibition set to be held in Beijing in December.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/24 17:03:40

French artist's film digitization project shows how China has changed

At first glance, piles of dank discarded film negatives in recycling centers may appear to be nothing but trash, but when you collect half a million negatives you are sure to find something worth saving - as French artist and photo collector Thomas Sauvin has proved through his nine-year artistic project.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/20 18:43:40

National Art Museum of China hosts B&R forum

The Inclusiveness and Advancement - Forum of the Silk Road and International Alliance of Art Museums and Galleries was held at the National Art Museum of China in Beijing on Tuesday. Twenty-four representatives from local art museums and galleries in 18 countries and regions attended the forum.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/20 18:28:40