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 ...

China's 'Queen of Couture' Guo Pei offers attire for auction

The first dress to appear at auction by the celebrated Chinese couturier, Guo Pei will be offered at Sotheby's in its New Bond Street saleroom in London, United Kingdom, later this month.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/31 16:08:40


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Source: Global Times | 2019/10/31 15:48:40

Chinese movie 'Somewhere Winter' to be screened in mid-November

Chinese movie Somewhere Winter, starring Ma Sichun and Wallace Huo, will hit theaters across the country on November 15, it was announced on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/30 17:51:53

Composer Michel van de Aa shares his views on music and virtual reality experiences

Michel van der Aa, director and composer behind virtual reality music experience One Eight, which premiered at the recently ended Beijing Music Festival, sat down with Zou Shuang, the festival's artistic director, at a forum to discuss the relationship between music and technology.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/30 17:48:42

Small screen, big appeal

From Julia Roberts and Meryl Streep to Reese Witherspoon and Michael Douglas, Hollywood movie stars are being lured to television by higher production values, wider opportunities... and massive paydays.
Source: AFP | 2019/10/30 17:43:41

Sri Lanka to increase investment into north following airport opening

Sri Lanka's Tourism Ministry said on October 26 that it hoped to boost tourism and investment in the north of the country following the opening of an international airport in Jaffna.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/30 17:33:41

China's Hunan Province, LA committed to tourism cooperation

Tourism representatives of Central China's Hunan province and Los Angeles (LA) highlighted the importance of tourism to cultural cooperation at a promotional event for the Chinese province in LA on October 25.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/30 17:33:40

Celebrations at Uluru after climbers permanently banned

Indigenous Australians performed songs and traditional dance as the sun set over Uluru on October 27, capping a weekend of celebrations to mark the historic ban on climbing the sacred site.
Source: AFP | 2019/10/30 17:28:40

Milan seeks to strengthen ties with Chinese tourists via new WeChat channel

The city of Milan is the first Italian city to have its own promotional channel on Chinese messaging and social media platform WeChat.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/30 17:23:40

Chinese animators chime in on the industry's future after hit 'Ne Zha'

It has been a landmark year for Chinese animation.Ne Zha, the first Chinese-produced 3D animated feature, was hugely successful this summer. The film not only succeeded financially by earning 4.97 billion yuan ($704.7 million) to become the second-highest earning film in China, earlier this month it was also recognized critically when it was chosen as China's official entry for the International Feature Film Category at the 2020 Oscars.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/30 17:13:40

Malvinas Islands (Falkland Islands) banking on king penguins to drive nature tourism

Waddling up the beach in single file, their heads held high with an almost self-important demeanor, king penguins are a major draw in the tourism industry of Malvinas Islands (Falkland Islands).
Source: AFP | 2019/10/30 16:38:40

New buyers shine at Art Taipei in China

Art Taipei 2019 in the island of Taiwan in China wrapped up with over half of the buyers who are new to the market, a sign that indicates the new and young powering the art market to recover, according to a press release sent to the Global Times on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/30 15:25:43

The many faces of the Grand Canal

Five years after China's Grand Canal, the longest and oldest man-made waterway system in the world, was listed as a World Cultural Heritage site, a new exhibition at the Beijing Times Art Museum hopes to take visitors on a journey to explore the canal from the perspectives of 26 teams of artists.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/29 18:58:40