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Chinese rapper GAI removed from singing show 'Singer': reports


Chinese media is reporting that Chinese rapper GAI will not compete on the latest episode of Hunan TV's singing show Singer.

Aamir Khan says hope to cooperate with Chinese talents in film industry

China and India should definitely cooperate in making a film which blends the two cultures and strike a chord with audiences of both sides, Indian actor Aamir Khan told Xinhua in a recent interview.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 14:35:40

People walk through rotunda of Schirn Kunsthalle in Frankfurt, Germany

People walk through the rotunda of the Schirn Kunsthalle under the large-scale installation [DIS]CONNECT by Philipp Hurhofer in Frankfurt, Germany, Jan. 17, 2018.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 11:53:44

A glance at life in ancient Egypt at Henan Museum

Visitors look at cultural relics in the exhibition 'Egypt - House of Eternity' at Henan Museum in Zhengzhou City, the capital of Central China's Henan Province, Jan. 17, 2018. Displayed in the exhibition are 235 relics collected by a museum in Torino, Italy, including mummies, statues, small pyramids and examples of daily necessities in ancient Egypt.
Source: Ecns.cn | 2018/1/18 11:52:26

Chinese artist opens personal exhibition in Russia

The personal exhibition of Chinese artist Wang Hongjun opened in the Russian city of St. Petersburg on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 11:24:05

80-year-old craftswoman renowned for making herbal sachets

Wang Xiuying displays a herbal sachet at a workshop in the wetland park of Pan'anhu lake, in Xuzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, Jan. 17, 2018. Wang, an 80-year-old craftswoman is renowned for making herbal sachets. Combining tradition with bold innovation, many of her works were granted with prizes and gained widespread reputation for her. Her hand-made works were labeled as masterpieces of Xuzhou scented sachets, a national intangible cultural heritage. Under the guidance of Wang, hundreds of local women started to make sachets to increase their income.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 8:30:06

Miao people celebrate traditional New Year festival

People dance to celebrate traditional New Year festival of the Miao ethnic group in Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Jan. 17, 2018.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 8:23:53

Dong people celebrate traditional New Year in Guizhou

People of Dong ethnic group attend a fair to celebrate their traditional New Year in Zhaihao Town, Rongjiang County, southwest China's Guizhou Province, Jan. 17, 2018.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 8:21:04

Folk artists make paper dragon to greet coming holidays

Folk artists make colorful paper dragon in Wenquan Village, Taijiang County, southwest China's Guizhou Province, Jan. 17, 2018, to greet the coming holidays.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 8:18:46

Farmers' New Year celebrated in China's Tibet

Villagers dance to celebrate farmers' New Year in Chusong Village of Nyarixung Township in Xigaze City, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Jan. 17, 2018. In Xigaze and other farming regions of Tibet, people celebrate New Year on the 1st day of the twelfth month of the Tibetan lunar calendar. According to local farming tradition, spring ploughing season always begins as the fall of New Year, thus celebrating one month earlier is to meet the needs of local agriculture.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 8:16:33

Chinese movie 'The Drifting Red Balloon' to hit theaters on Friday

The Drifting Red Balloon, the latest work from Chinese director Zheng Laizhi, is set to hit big screens across the mainland on Friday, the director announced at a pre-screening event on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/17 18:03:39

Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan was preparing new version of hit song 'Zombie'

Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan, who died suddenly in London on Monday at the age of 46, was about to record a version of her hit "Zombie" with the hard rock band Bad Wolves, the group said on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/17 17:58:40

Tunisia 'queer film festival' seeks to make a difference

The first ever film festival celebrating the LGBT community is underway in Tunisia, a Muslim country where homosexuals can face up to three years in prison.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/17 17:58:40

'Forgotten' art

Art lovers are in for a treat as four forgotten works by Dutch masters Vincent van Gogh and 17th-century painter Govert Flinck have gone on display, after gathering dust for more than a century.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/17 17:58:39