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28th China Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Film Festival kicks off in Xiamen

China's Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Film Festival kicked off with a star-studded opening ceremony in Xiamen, East China's Fujian Province, on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/20 17:12:00

Indian delegates' quest to find cultural ties in China

Sunday evening witnessed a vivid walk exploring the footprints of Chinese-Indian cultural ties through the kaleidoscope of the scholarly work of Buddhist monk and scholar Kumarajiva. Considered to be the doyen of India's ties with China, and vice versa, over the last 1,600 years, Kumarajiva has been revered for his translations of Buddhist texts from Sanskrit to Chinese. Kumarajiva hailed from the Kingdom of Kucha, an area in the present-day Aksu Prefecture in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, born to a Kashmiri father and a Kuchan princess.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/20 16:46:31

A Picasso for 100 euros: Draw gives art lovers a rare chance

It is the closest that anyone outside the super rich is ever likely to get to owning a painting by Picasso.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/20 16:13:40

Google experiences rough launch with new cloud gaming service

Google set out to transform the video game world Tuesday with the launch of a service called Stadia that is crafted to let people access console-quality games as easily as they do email.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/20 16:08:40

Northwest China's Gansu Province introduces new tourism policies

Northwest China's Gansu Province, which has rich culture and tourism resources, announced a series of favorable policies for travelers such as half-price or free entry to scenic spots at a promotional event in Beijing on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/20 15:53:42

Turkmenistan stages first opera after 19-year ban comes to an end

Reclusive Turkmenistan staged its first foreign opera on Tuesday, nearly 19 years after the Central Asian country's founding president banned the art form as "incompatible with Turkmen mentality."
Source: AFP | 2019/11/20 15:53:41

'Frozen' actress gets Hollywood star

Frozen actress Kristen Bell was honored Tuesday with a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame, joking that a mugger would soon demand a woman's purse on the same spot with the words "Let it go!"
Source: AFP | 2019/11/20 15:53:40

Smart teams with CAT to boost cultural and creative industries

The cultural and creative industries have seen revolutionary development in recent years with the introduction of the latest advanced technology such as VR, 5G and AI.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/20 11:02:26

Lingnan Museum of Fine Art exhibits works of artist Shen Shubin

A new exhibition at the Lingnan Museum of Fine Art in South China's Guangdon Province, Being in the Heaven, is showcasing the works artist Shen Shubin has created over the last two years.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/19 18:20:41

Big win for Swift

Taylor Swift's former label said Monday that it will allow the global pop superstar to perform some of her early hits at an awards show this month - the latest twist in a months-long public feud over the rights to her first six albums.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/19 18:13:42

Kanye West unveils opera to premiere this month

Kanye West is expanding his repertoire to include opera, premiering a new production entitled Nebuchadnezzar in Los Angeles on Sunday.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/19 18:13:41

French directors guild to propose suspending Polanski

A French organization of more than 200 filmmakers said Monday it will propose new rules for members charged or convicted of sexual violence, which could lead to the suspension of French-Polish director Roman Polanski.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/19 18:08:41

Exclusive interview with Iranian director Reza Mirkarimi

Iranian family drama Castle of Dreams was a big winner this summer at the 22nd Shanghai International Film Festival, where it claimed the awards for best actor, best director and best feature film. Recently, the film's director Reza Mirkarimi returned to China for two more screenings of the film and sat down with media to discuss the two countries' cinematic landscape with Chinese audiences.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/19 17:53:40

Ancient Chinese sea goddess Mazu 'visits' Bangkok, Thailand for cultural exchanges

On Sunday morning, Lin Guiying, a Thai Chinese, got up at six, put on a red shirt, and jumped onto a vehicle bound for Bangkok more than 90 kilometers away.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/19 17:13:37

Chinese netizens call for the return of five missing bronze zodiac heads looted from Yuanmingyuan

The return of the bronze Horse zodiac head to Yuanmingyuan (China's Old Summer Plalace) last week, stirred hopes in many Chinese that the remaining five missing zodiac heads -Dog, Rooster, Dragon, Sheep and Snake- of the 12-piece zodiac statue set could one day find their way home.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/18 18:42:06

Master Xueshan Jingyan brings CHAN paintings to Beijing

Black and white - talented CHAN master Xueshan Jingyan uses black ink and a calligraphy brush to paint chessboards, books, tea and many other items related to people's daily lives on large swathes of blank white paper, conveying the power of life to viewers.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/18 18:28:39

Remembering the master

A new exhibition featuring about 100 paintings from 70 Chinese artists kicked off at Beijing's Yan Huang Art Museum on Thursday to pay tribute to the late Chinese painter Huang Binhong.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/18 18:13:40

Beijing Mingsheng Art Museum showcases work of artist Meng Luding

The new show Yuan: Meng Luding at the Beijing Mingsheng Art Museum is one of the largest exhibitions from Chinese artist Meng Luding.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/18 18:03:40