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Book on China's outstanding representatives with disabilities unveiled

A book featuring stories of 46 outstanding representatives with disabilities from across the country was unveiled by the China Disabled Persons' Federation Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/20 10:08:53

China to mark 70th anniversary of PRC founding with mass activities

China will launch mass activities to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China (PRC).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/20 10:03:19

China, Vietnam put on border exchange gala

The China and Vietnam Border Inhabitants Gala began Sunday in China's border city of Jingxi in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, with a theme of strengthening friendly exchanges in the border area.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/20 9:59:18

International Cuisine Culture Forum and Carnival coming to Beijing

The International Cuisine Culture Forum and Carnival will kick off on Friday at the Jiangfu Culture Square and Langyuan Station Culture Park in Beijing's Chaoyang district. The theme of this year's activities is “A Bite of the Belt and Road Initiative.”
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/19 17:18:40

Netherlands wins Eurovision as Madonna dancers spark flag controversy

The Netherlands won the 2019 Eurovision song contest early Sunday at a show in the seaside Israeli city of Tel Aviv that featured a performance from Madonna, plenty of glitz and some controversy.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/19 17:13:39

Daliangshan theater festival aims to become drama king of China's mountainous southwest region

Standing on bamboo rafts, a man and woman dressed in the traditional clothing of the Yi ethnic group sing to each other from across the water. The boats, carrying an amazed audience, slowly floated across the water, passing by two dancers performing the traditional Korean talchum mask dance on a small island. Next, the boat passed by two young women dressed in ancient Greek clothing braiding each other's hair by the water. By their side stood an athletic young man dressed as Dionysus, the ancient Greek god of wine and theater.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/19 16:25:26

The Netherlands wins 2019 Eurovision Song Contest

The Netherlands won the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest with singer Duncan Laurence's performance on Saturday, the first triumph the country has had since 1975.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/19 15:00:18

In Belgium a mullet is not a haircut, it's a state of mind

Belgium is all business at the front, in the very serious EU capital Brussels, but it's all party at the back, in the little western town of Boussu.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/19 14:38:40

Cooperation is only right choice for China, US: diplomat

Cooperation is the only right choice for China and the United States, Chinese Consul General in Los Angeles Zhang Ping said on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/19 8:26:43

Museum Night, ever more popular in Poland

Hundreds of thousands of Poles are expected to visit museums and other cultural institutions on Museum Night on Saturday, in an event drawing ever bigger crowds every year.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/19 7:45:59

Major exhibition of precious Gansu cultural relics opens in Beijing

An exhibition dedicated to precious cultural relics from various periods in the history of Gansu, northwest China, opened Thursday in the National Museum of China.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/17 14:43:50

Does South Korean-backed Chinese boy band WayV have what it takes to succeed in China?

WayV is a seven-member Chinese boy group formed as part of South Korean idol maker SM Entertainment's ambitious Korean Wave localization project NCT. Debuting in China in January, the group has the potential to become one of the country's best boy bands, but faces incredible challenges to get there.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/16 19:58:40

Beautiful China tourism fair held in Madrid

The Beautiful China Tourism Fair was held in Madrid on Tuesday at the historic Palacio de los Duques de Pastrana.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/16 19:33:40

Qinghai Province introduces itself to Bulgaria

Over 200 photos and traditional handicrafts were on display at the Touching the Magic of Qinghai exhibition held at the Confucius Institute in Sofia, Bulgaria, on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/16 19:28:42

Japanese bonsai art museum advocates int'l horticultural exchanges

"Imagine yourself as a little bug standing under enormous trees when appreciating the beauty of a bonsai," said Hiroyuki Aoki, a Japanese bonsai artist, when describing his unique experience with the tree planting art.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/16 19:23:41

Chinese fans bid farewell to The Big Bang Theory

On March 12, the official Instagram account of The Big Bang Theory announced that the finale of the show will air at 8 pm EST on Thursday (8 am on Friday in Beijing). With the end just hours away, fans around the world are sad but also looking forward to the ending of this 12-year-long series.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/16 19:18:41

An interview with award-winning Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi

Sitting down for an interview with Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi, I found it hard to believe that this rough looking individual in front of me had been able to make so many touching and subtle films. Majidi's films are closely connected with themes about everyday ordinary life that have resonated with moviegoers around the world - friendship, love and family.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/16 18:43:41

Artwork by US sculptor Jeff Koons sells for $91.1m at auction, sets record for living artist

A sculpture by US artist Jeff Koons sold on Wednesday for $91.1 million at an auction organized by Christie's in New York - a record price for a living artist.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/16 14:33:41