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Colorful world of Israeli artist David Gerstein kicks off at the Today Art Museum


"Colorful" and "beautiful" are probably the first two words that jump into most viewers' minds when attending an exhibition of Israeli artist David Gerstein's works.

Int'l Bazaar attracts tourists in Urumqi, NW China

A trader arranges goods in the International Bazaar in Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, April 24, 2017. Since April, the bazaar, which covers an area of 100,000 square meters, has attracted more than 80,000 people, a remarkable growth in tourist number as compared to last year.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/26 14:30:44

Chinese actress Fan Bingbing joins jury of 70th Cannes Film Festival

Chinese actress and producer Fan Bingbing joined the eight-member 70th Cannes Film Festival's jury chaired by Spanish director and screenwriter Pedro Almodovar, organizers said on Tuesday in a statement.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/26 14:03:24

Photo exhibition shows Japanese wartime massacre in China

More than 200 photos are on exhibition in northeast China's Liaoning Province to tell the bitter history of the Japanese invading China in the 1930s and World War II.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/26 14:03:10

History and modernity find a balance in the ancient capital city of Xi’an

An ancient capital for a large part of China's history, Xi'an, now the capital of Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, is regarded as one of the world's four great ancient cities along with Athens, Rome and Cairo.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/25 18:43:39

National Library of China displays digital murals

A new exhibition showcasing digital replicas of murals and sculptures from Buddhist temples in North China's Shanxi Province kicked off on Tuesday at the National Library of China (NLC) in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/25 18:38:40

Oh Wonder startled by success

Soon after the London duo known as Oh Wonder first recorded a song and posted it on SoundCloud three years ago, the pair e-mailed the music-sharing site. Something was surely wrong.
Source: AFP | 2017/4/25 18:38:39

Punk rocker Iggy Pop turns 70, sings on experimental jazz album

Punk legend Iggy Pop has turned 70 with news he is singing on an experimental jazz album, saying the genre's bare exposure of his voice appealed to him artistically.
Source: AFP | 2017/4/25 18:23:39

Colorful world of Israeli artist David Gerstein kicks off at the Today Art Museum

"Colorful" and "beautiful" are probably the first two words that jump into most viewers' minds when attending an exhibition of Israeli artist David Gerstein's works.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/25 18:23:39

‘Deadly’ infection

British pop icon Elton John contracted a "potentially deadly" infection while on tour which saw him spend two nights in intensive care and has forced shows to be canceled.
Source: AFP | 2017/4/25 18:18:39

Spring festival celebrated in Zurich, Switzerland

People wearing costumes take part in the spring festival parade marking the end of winter in Zurich, Switzerland, on April 24, 2017. The two-day spring festival of Zurich, the largest of its kind in the country, has a history of more than 600 years.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/25 13:20:18

Chinese bookstores adapt to social changes

For Gao Hengrui, 20, going to a bookstore is no longer only about buying books, rather, it is a "culture hunt."
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/25 13:07:53

2017 Exodos Ljubljana Festival held in Slovenia

Members of Beijing 9 Contemporary Dance Theater perform "R.E.M - A Dream Squence" during 2017 Exodos Ljubljana Festival in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on April 24, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/25 9:55:52

China's Zibo well-known for production and export of porcelain products

A worker applies decal on a ceramic ware at Huaguang Ceramics Co., Ltd in Zibo, east China's Shandong Province, April 14, 2017. Zibo is well-known for its production and export of porcelain products. Many porcelain producers here specially invited foreign designers or design their products by combining Chinese elements so as to meet with customers of different countries. In 2016, Shandong Province raked in 3.17 billion yuan (460 million US dollars) by exporting ceramic products.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/25 9:52:09