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Saudi women embrace sports abayas


Colorful and oozing defiance, a sports-friendly version of the abaya gown was once considered a symbol of cultural rebellion in conservative Saudi Arabia, but it is fast becoming the new ...

Paris Opera dancers complain of bullying and harassment

A survey of ballet dancers at the prestigious Paris Opera has revealed widespread complaints of bullying and sexual harassment, as well as separate management concerns over the leadership of dance director Aurelie Dupont.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/17 17:23:39

Cannes Critics' Week lineup

Hollywood star Paul Dano's much-anticipated directorial debut, Wildlife, will open Critics' Week at the Cannes film festival next month, the organizers said on Monday.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/17 17:18:39

Artist Li Zi to showcase artwork at Expo Beaulieu Lausanne in Switzerland

Chinese artist Li Zi will bring the latest art creations from her Piercing series to the Expo Beaulieu Lausanne in Switzerland from Thursday to Sunday, according to a press release sent to the Global Times on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/16 18:58:39

25th Beijing College Student Film Festival opens with Xu Xiaoli's 'The Lost Land'

The 25th Beijing College Student Film Festival kicked off on Saturday in Beijing, a day before the opening ceremony of the 8th Beijing International Film Festival (BIFF).
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/16 18:48:41

Bon Jovi, Nina Simone enter the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Bon Jovi, the Moody Blues, Dire Straits, the Cars, Nina Simone and Sister Rosetta Tharpe joined music royalty on Saturday as they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/16 18:48:40

Festival Croisements returns

The much anticipated annual Sino-French cultural feast, Festival Croisements, is set to kick off on April 24, according to a press conference held by the event's organizers on Thursday in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/16 18:43:40

Copán excavation in Honduras reveals similarities between Chinese and Maya civilizations

Though sitting on separate ends of the ocean, the cultures of ancient China and the Maya civilization might bear more similarities than we originally thought, according to the findings of Chinese archaeologists working at the Maya site of Copán in western Honduras over the past three years.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/16 18:38:39

Terracotta warrior damaged in US to be repaired

The cultural relics authority of northwest China's Shaanxi Province is formulating a plan to repair a terracotta warrior statue whose thumb was stolen by a member of the public while on display at a Philadelphia museum last year.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/16 17:31:39

Beyonce delights Coachella with Destiny's Child reunion

Beyonce returned spectacularly to the stage on Saturday with a joyous, homecoming-themed party at the Coachella festival where she delighted fans with a rare reunion of her former trio Destiny's Child.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/16 16:33:39

"A Quiet Place" to hit Chinese screens in May: Paramount

American horror film "A Quiet Place" will hit Chinese screens on May 18, according to Paramount Pictures' official Weibo account.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/16 16:21:40

National Art Museum of China exhibit shows off the best of BRICS

While BRICS has become a familiar concept in China, the alliance of five major emerging economies - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - is introducing something that is sure to capture the public's interest. On Thursday, the National Art Museum of China (NAMOC) hosted a major forum, Uniqueness and Convergence: Forum of BRICS Alliance of Art Museums and Galleries, which brought together the directors of national art museums and galleries from the five countries to discuss the current and future development of BRICS art.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/15 18:38:40

China through the lens of photographer John Thomson

The first London exhibition devoted to Scottish photographer John Thomson (1837-1921) and his photography in Asia opened to the public at the Brunei Gallery, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/15 18:23:39

Sino-Scottish cultural exchanges increase

A series of events indicates that ties between China and Scotland are continuing to grow.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/15 17:58:40