Lost in Russia

Chinese film Lost in Russia made history in becoming the first movie debuting during Spring Festival on streaming platforms for free of charge to the audiences.

Action film 'The Rescue' to debut during Chinese New Year

"As a rescuer, time is your biggest enemy. One second late, one step closer to death. One second faster, one more life you may save. Time only reminds you of the preciousness of life…"
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/19 17:02:51

Chinese-Egyptian theatre gala marks China's 2020 Spring Festival in Cairo

The main gate of a downtown theatre belonging to Cairo Opera House was crowded with visitors who strived to get in and watch the Chinese and Egyptian folklore performances presented during an evening gala held on Thursday to mark the 2020 Chinese Spring Festival, also known as the Chinese New Year.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/17 20:32:20

Drama I Love Peach Blossom staged in Shanghai

A new production of the play I Love Peach Blossom premiered at the Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre on Thursday. Written by Zou Jingzhi and Yang Haoyu directorial, it is a poignant tale involving a married couple and a male outsider that delves on the question of who should be wiped out in a triangular love story.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/17 19:58:16

Exhibition reminiscing landmark historical event commences in Beijing

An exhibition titled "Nanjing to Beijing: 600th Anniversary of Moving the Capital of Ming Empire" commenced at the Capital Museum in Beijing Friday. The exhibition revolves around the landmark event of relocating the capital to Beijing during the reign of the Ming Dynasty. It brings together over ten cultural relic units in Beijing and Nanjing, with a total of 267 sets of cultural relics, including 37 sets of first-level exhibits. Photos: Li Hao/GT
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/17 15:16:21

China increases heritage protection efforts in conflict regions

China is joining global heritage protection efforts in conflict regions amid rising Middle East tension, according to a multilateral alliance aimed at protecting cultural heritage.
Source: | 2020/1/17 1:16:49

Documentary 'Underwater China' reveals hidden side of ancient country

Can you imagine that an ancient town and a 50-kilometer-long section of the Great Wall of China have silently stood underwater for dozens of years? Have you ever seen coral giving birth underwater?
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/16 20:08:42

Spotify for pets

Online music giant Spotify on Wednesday launched a podcast for dogs left home alone in Britain, after its polling suggested most owners believe audio recordings help calm their canines.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/16 19:17:38

Singer Whitney Houston, Rapper Biggie number among latest Rock Hall of Fame inductees

Pop icon Whitney Houston and rapper The Notorious B.I.G. are among this year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, the institution announced Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/16 19:13:39

France wants streaming services to invest more revenue in local content

France wants streaming services like Netflix and Amazon to invest a quarter of their sales in the country into French and European productions, more than has previously been evoked as part of a regulatory reform.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/16 19:13:31

Welcome to experience Chinese New Year in Pingyao, Shanxi Province

Chinese New Year in North China's Shanxi Province kicks off a tad earlier than in other places around China. While most places begin the Spring Festival holiday on the last day of the 12th month of the Chinese calendar, Chinese New Year's Eve, Shanxi starts off on the 23rd day of the 12th month of the Chinese calendar, which is Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/16 17:50:22

What's trending on China's Twitter-like Sina Weibo on Thursday

What's trending on Thursday: Chinese idol boy band R1SE to hold concert tour, Mulan actress Crystal Liu shows off her horse-riding skills, Wang Yibo sings the theme song for the film Lost in Russia
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/16 17:38:40

China, Italy to increase cultural and tourism exchanges

China and Italy will host a Year of Culture and Tourism 2020 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of their diplomatic relations, which will include a number of cultural and travel events taking place in the two countries throughout the whole year, China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the Italian Embassy to China announced on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/16 17:18:40

Suzhou, Jiangsu Province sets up fund to protect ancient city

An agreement has been signed to establish a 2 billion yuan ($290 million) fund in Suzhou, East China's Jiangsu Province, to protect the relics located in an ancient city.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/16 16:23:40