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'Old Buddha' of fashion


Members of the Chinese fashion world and fans are mourning the death of Karl Lagerfeld, the famous Chanel and Fendi designer who passed away on Tuesday.

'Roma' wins Bafta glory in new advance for Netflix

Netflix black-and-white production Roma triumphed at the Bafta film awards on Sunday, boosting Academy Award hopes for the US streaming giant despite concerns that its business model is undermining the film industry.
Source: AFP | 2019/2/11 16:53:39

Domestic sci-fi films dominate China's Spring Festival holiday period

After setting a new single day box-office record for the Chinese mainland with 1.44 billion yuan ($213 million) on Tuesday, the first day of the Chinese New Year, the seven-day Spring Festival holiday brought in an estimated total of 5.86 billion yuan, a 1.6 percent year-on-year increase from 2018's festival period.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/10 20:08:39

Louvre Abu Dhabi introduces art from Rembrandt, Vermeer

The Louvre Abu Dhabi, the first museum to carry the famed name outside of France, announced on Sunday it would roll out works by Dutch masters Rembrandt and Vermeer this month.
Source: AFP | 2019/2/10 19:58:40

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