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Disney's "Aladdin" continues to lead Chinese mainland box office


Disney's live-action "Aladdin" topped the Chinese mainland box office for a third day on Sunday after its Friday debut, the China Movie Data Information Network said Monday.

"A Dog's Journey" leads Chinese mainland daily box office

Universal Picture's "A Dog's Journey" topped the Chinese mainland box office Monday, according to the China Movie Data Information Network.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/21 11:31:53

'Now our watch is ended'

After eight epic years of chivalry, sex, death and dragons, Game of Thrones fans worldwide got their final fix in one of the most hotly anticipated events in TV history.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/20 18:38:40

International Cuisine Culture Forum and Carnival coming to Beijing's Langyuan Station Culture Park

The International Cuisine Culture Forum and Carnival will kick off on Friday at the Jiangfu Culture Square and Langyuan Station Culture Park in Beijing's Chaoyang district. The theme of this year's activities is A Bite of the Belt and Road Initiative.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/20 18:33:40

'Injured' Maradona unable to attend Cannes film festival

Soccer legend Diego Maradona will not attend the Cannes film festival, where a documentary about his life is being premiered, after he injured his shoulder, its director told AFP on Sunday.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/20 18:33:40

Chinese musician Tan Dun looks to music to send a message of friendship to the US

The US' Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra performed two works by renowned Chinese composer Tan Dun at Beijing's National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) on Friday and Saturday night.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/20 18:28:40

Czech Philharmonic Orchestra brings 'sound of Czechia' to Beijing

The Czech Philharmonic Orchestra performed at the Poly Theater in Beijing on Sunday night, completing the fifth leg of their seven-city tour of China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/20 18:23:40

China's CCTV-6 airs 2011 Korean War documentary to 'echo current era'

On Sunday night, China's State film channel CCTV-6 aired 2011 documentary Frozen Chosin, the fourth consecutive film about the Korean War (1950-53) the station has aired since Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/20 18:23:40

Book on China's outstanding representatives with disabilities unveiled

A book featuring stories of 46 outstanding representatives with disabilities from across the country was unveiled by the China Disabled Persons' Federation Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/20 10:08:53

China to mark 70th anniversary of PRC founding with mass activities

China will launch mass activities to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China (PRC).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/20 10:03:19

China, Vietnam put on border exchange gala

The China and Vietnam Border Inhabitants Gala began Sunday in China's border city of Jingxi in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, with a theme of strengthening friendly exchanges in the border area.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/20 9:59:18

International Cuisine Culture Forum and Carnival coming to Beijing

The International Cuisine Culture Forum and Carnival will kick off on Friday at the Jiangfu Culture Square and Langyuan Station Culture Park in Beijing's Chaoyang district. The theme of this year's activities is “A Bite of the Belt and Road Initiative.”
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/19 17:18:40

Netherlands wins Eurovision as Madonna dancers spark flag controversy

The Netherlands won the 2019 Eurovision song contest early Sunday at a show in the seaside Israeli city of Tel Aviv that featured a performance from Madonna, plenty of glitz and some controversy.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/19 17:13:39

Daliangshan theater festival aims to become drama king of China's mountainous southwest region

Standing on bamboo rafts, a man and woman dressed in the traditional clothing of the Yi ethnic group sing to each other from across the water. The boats, carrying an amazed audience, slowly floated across the water, passing by two dancers performing the traditional Korean talchum mask dance on a small island. Next, the boat passed by two young women dressed in ancient Greek clothing braiding each other's hair by the water. By their side stood an athletic young man dressed as Dionysus, the ancient Greek god of wine and theater.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/19 16:25:26