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Eight-hour-play 'And Quiet Flows the Don' to come to Beijing

Play And Quiet Flows the Don will kick off the first show of a week-long run at the Tianqiao Theater in Beijing on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/15 16:48:41

'Move forward together'

The 8th Cultural and Art Exchange Week of International Youth kicked off in Beijing on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/12 17:38:40

Chinese folk song performed at Times Square of New York

People wearing Chinese folk costumes sing Chinese folk song at Times Square of New York, the United States, on Aug. 10, 2019. (Xinhua/Zhang Fengguo)
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/11 8:49:16

Taiwan's Cloud Gate dance group stages outdoor performance

The Cloud Gate, Taiwan's first modern dance group, staged an outdoor performance for the public on Saturday evening in downtown Taipei, attracting around 40,000 audience members who sat on the ground in a public square.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/28 16:21:32

'Arts Vitalizing Yi People's New Home' art exhibition kicks off in France

The Arts Vitalizing Yi People's New Home art exhibition kicked off at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris on Monday. Former minister of the Ministry of Culture of France Frédéric Mitterrand, exhibition organizer You Yi and other guests attended the opening ceremony.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/25 18:13:40

Chinese street dancers leap onto world stage at international competition in East China

The 2019 WDSF (World DanceSport Federation) World Breaking Championships and the CDSF (Chinese DanceSport Federation) Street Dance World Cup kicked off on Thursday in Nanjing, capital of East China's Jiangsu Province. This first of its kind held in China, with total prizes exceeding $100,000, the event attracted more than 700 participants from 65 countries across the world to China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/24 16:33:39

Popular Chinese singer Wang Yuan appears on state media after apologizing for smoking indoors

A month after being caught smoking at a Beijing restaurant, Chinese teenage heartthrob Roy Wang (Wang Yuan) re-emerged by making a brief appearance on China Central Television's (CCTV) flagship evening news Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/13 23:58:40

Chinese stage designer wins in best lighting at Prague Quadrennial

At the ongoing 14th Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space, Chinese stage designer Zhou Zhengping won the Award of Best Lighting Design with his work on Yue Opera Peach Blossom Fan.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/13 18:13:41

Beijing Dance Festival to get audiences' feet moving in July

The Beijing Dance Festival will be held July 16-28 this year. As summer reaches its peak in the capital, professional dancers and dance lovers from all over the world will share their experiences and thoughts on this art form at this international event.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/29 17:28:40

Tragic tale

Dance drama Liu Sanjie kicked off its nationwide tour on Wednesday at the Beijing Tianqiao Performing Arts Center in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/27 17:58:40

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

NCPA streams dance drama in 4K

Using the latest 5G technology, the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) in Beijing live streamed its dance drama The Railway to Tibet in 4K high resolution at the Capital Cinema on Saturday night.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/12 16:23:39

Dance drama The Railway to Tibet returns to stage

Chinese dance drama "The Railway to Tibet" returns to the stage of the National Center for the Performing Arts (NCPA) from May 1 to 11, in commemoration of the 70th founding anniversary of the People's Republic of China.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/1 10:59:39

12th China Art Festival to kick off in Shanghai next month: Ministry of Culture and Tourism

The 12th China Art Festival will kick off in Shanghai on May 20 with a series of art events, said China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/21 16:58:40

China tests role of hip-hop dance in poverty alleviation

China has launched a public welfare program to promote hip-hop dance in schools in impoverished areas in hopes that it can boost students' fitness and self-confidence.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/14 22:43:11

When traditions fade, Native Americans dance to remember

For 56 years, Louis Mofsie has danced with his troupe, making Native American heritage shine and ensuring that age-old steps live on, even if their tribes of origin may have forgotten them.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/14 17:33:39

Chinese artist Qi Ji tackles environmental protection

A total of 70 people wearing Chinese masks featuring the faces of traditional baby dolls marched through Beijing's 798 Art District with a giant toy Chinese sturgeon to raise public awareness about environmental protection on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/14 17:28:40

Chinese ballet dancers perform in Portugal to celebrate 40th anniversary of diplomatic ties

The National Ballet of China (NBC) performed classical ballet in the Portuguese capital here on Saturday evening to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. At the Camoes Theater, named after a famous Portuguese poet, the Chinese ballet dancers performed part of the classical ballet "Giselle," the symphony ballet "The Yellow River" and the masterpiece "Carmen."
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/31 23:02:06