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Survey on long-distance relationships sparks viral discussion in China


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Village art festival in Hunan Province pays tribute to migrant workers

Migrant workers posed with 50 photographs showcasing the lives of workers at an event held on Saturday at the annual Beautiful Village art festival in Huaihua, Central China's Hunan Province.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/10 19:58:39

Palace Museum to produce epic theater work 'The Forbidden City'

According to a Xinhua News Agency report on Friday, the Palace Museum in Beijing is producing a new stage play, The Forbidden City, which it hopes to debut in the capital before October 31, 2020.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/10 19:53:39

George Michael's collection heads to auction

Pop superstar George Michael's art collection, featuring works by prominent British artists such as Damien Hirst, is to go on sale next month at Christie's auction house in London.
Source: AFP | 2019/2/10 19:48:39

Binoche hails starring role for women as Berlin filmfest opens

Europe's first major film festival of the year, the Berlinale, kicked off on Thursday with jury president Juliette Binoche welcoming an unprecedented line-up of female directors.
Source: AFP | 2019/2/10 19:38:40

The 'invisible' Chinese in UK

Based on the personal story of theater director Jennifer Tang, who was born to Cantonese parents but raised by a white British family, this powerful and contemporary new show "Ghost Girl" was on Camden People's Theatre from January 22 to February 9
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/2/9 10:57:54

Chinese artist creates new self-portrait as part of Chinese New Year festivities in Rome

Chinese photographer Liu Bolin engaged in a live performance culminating in the creation of a new photographic self-portrait as part of the Chinese New Year celebrations in Rome on Thursday evening.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/8 23:37:53

New York Philharmonic marks Lunar New Year with U.S. premiere of Tan Dun's violin concerto

The New York Philharmonic on Wednesday presented its eighth edition of Lunar New Year concert, featuring the U.S. premiere of Chinese composer Tan Dun's violin concerto Fire Ritual.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/8 14:45:33

Irish president attends Chinese New Year concert in Dublin

Irish President Michael D. Higgins attended a concert held here on Tuesday night to celebrate the Chinese New Year, which fell on Feb. 5th this year.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/7 20:44:16

Chinese calligraphers present traditional works in Istana open day in Singapore

A Chinese calligraphy writing brush in hand, Singaporean President Halimah Yacob added the Chinese character "one" on a nearly-finished couplet on a red slice of paper with a fine and final touch, while applause arose from the surrounding audience.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/7 14:32:39

Chinese New Year celebrated across Europe

With red lantern raised, Chinese couplets pasted and lion-dance performed, Chinese Lunar New Year is being celebrated across the continent.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/7 13:50:17

Works of renowned Chinese writers available in English

The English versions of two major fictions by renowned contemporary Chinese writers Jia Pingwa and Jiang Zilong debuted on Wednesday in London.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/7 13:40:57

Peking Opera Turandot makes its Rome debut

The Peking opera version of Turandot, jointly launched by the China National Peking Opera Company and the Italian Emilia-Romagna Theater Foundation, made its Rome debut Tuesday night.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/6 21:07:47

Chinese New Year's day box office sets a new record

The Chinese mainland film made 1.43 billion yuan ($212 million) at the box office on its Lunar New Year's day on February 5, a 11.7 percent increase over last year's 1.28 billion yuan, a new high.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/6 13:36:48