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'The Square' by Swedish director Ruben Ostlund wins Palme d'Or of 70th Cannes Film Festival


"The Square", directed by Swedish director Ruben Ostlund, won Sunday evening the Palme d'Or of the 70th Cannes Film Festival.

Michael Moore filming new documentary on Donald Trump

Filmmaker Michael Moore is making a documentary on Donald Trump entitled Fahrenheit 9/11, a nod to his most famous work set in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks as well as the date the US president was elected.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/17 18:28:39

Egyptian mummies from British Museum to go on display in Hong Kong

Six Egyptian mummies from the British Museum will be put on display at the Hong Kong Science Museum, offering visitors an opportunity to explore ancient Egypt from a "scientific angle," museum officials announced Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/17 18:23:39

Experimental Peking Opera 'Faust' starts tour in Germany

Experimental Peking Opera Faust kicked off its premiere tour of Germany on Monday evening in the country's western city of Wiesbaden.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/17 18:23:39

Kimmel to return as Oscars host

Late night funnyman Jimmy Kimmel will return to host the Oscars, the Academy said Tuesday, as the glitzy annual show moves on from the biggest mix-up in its history.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/17 18:18:39

Chinese pipa musician Wu Man explores the roots of China's traditional music

There isn't a music genre called "Silk Road music," which is why Chinese pipa player Wu Man has been working to create one.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/17 18:13:39

Cannes spotlights New York as indie cinema powerhouse

New York directors Noah Baumbach and the Safdie brothers, who have films in the running for this year's Palme d'Or in Cannes, spotlight the vitality of independent cinema in the US' cultural capital.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/17 18:08:39

Exhibition of works of Zhang Chang staged in E China

Visitors view clay figurines displayed at an exhibition of the works of Zhang Chang, the forth-generation descendant of Tianjin-based clay sculpture art Clay Figure Zhang, in Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province, May 15, 2017. Over 120 pieces of clays sculpture art works were displayed on the exhibition.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/17 7:59:12

"Silk Road" photo exhibition opens in Bulgaria

A photo exhibition "Silk Road: A New Outlook" opened on Tuesday at Sofia University in Bulgarian capital.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/17 7:33:50

After break, Katy Perry announces new album and tour

Pop superstar Katy Perry on Monday announced a new album and tour, promising a more mature and reflective side after taking time off.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/16 18:28:39

Rapper Travis Scott arrested for inciting ‘riot’ during Arkansas concert

Rapper Travis Scott was arrested after a concert in Arkansas with police accusing him of “inciting a riot” as the crowd rushed to the stage, injuring several people.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/16 18:18:40

Dunhuang Academy, British Museum sign cooperation agreement

China’s Dunhuang Academy and the UK’s British Museum signed a memorandum of cooperation on Monday, the Cultural Heritage Bureau of Gansu Province announced on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/16 18:18:39

Legendary music boss Reid out amid sexual harassment reports

L.A. Reid, one of the music world's top executives who helped launch the careers of myriad stars including Rihanna and Justin Bieber, has left Epic Records after reported harassment allegations.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/16 17:43:39

Dimash Kudaibergen newest symbol of Sino-Kazakh relations

Singer Dimash Kudaibergen became famous in China literally overnight after he debuted on the first episode of Hunan Television's hit singing competition show Singer on January 22.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/16 17:43:39