French film legend Trintignant reaches for poetry

He is 88, has cancer and has had to endure the rock star who killed his daughter attempt a very public comeback earlier this year.

Chinese music: from freshman to graduate

"For me, the evolution of music in the Chinese mainland was like a student going through four years of college life," well-known Chinese music critic Guo Zhikai told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/29 19:23:40

The success of 'Kung Fu Panda 3'

The highest-earning China-themed Hollywood animated film franchise ever, the Kung Fu Panda films are definitely a landmark series that has helped export Chinese culture to the world.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/29 19:18:41

Opening China to fashion

As French model Maryse Gaspard danced along The Great Wall in a colorful gown for a photo shoot 40 years ago, she was surrounded by a group of Chinese onlookers eager to catch a glimpse of foreign fashion.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/29 19:18:40

Confucius Institute in Havana celebrates ninth anniversary

The Confucius Institute at the University of Havana celebrated its ninth anniversary on Wednesday with dancing, singing and kung fu performances as well as cooking competitions.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/29 18:19:12

China's Tibetan medicinal bathing beats out India to UNESCO status

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) inscribed on Wednesday China's Lum medicinal bathing of Sowa Rigpa on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2018/11/29 17:18:40

Renaissance artworks, including Da Vinci's, on display in Nanjing

Sixty-eight works by art masters of the Renaissance, including Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Raphael, made their China debut in the city of Nanjing in East China's Jiangsu Province on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/29 17:13:41

China's Lum medicinal bathing of Sowa Rigpa listed as Intangible Cultural Heritage

The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) inscribed on Wednesday China's Lum medicinal bathing of Sowa Rigpa on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/28 22:05:48

'Ranes Museum' star Rane Willerslev shares secret to his success: fun + education

After journalists finished gathering into a small meeting room at the Royal Danish Embassy in Beijing on November 22, Rane Willerslev, general director of the National Museum of Denmark, pointed to a cute round button sitting on a table: "This is the 'Boring Button,' when you push it, anything could happen."
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/28 18:18:40

SpongeBob creator dies at 57

Stephen Hillenburg, the biology teacher turned creative genius behind the wildly successful SpongeBob SquarePants children's animation series has died, Nickelodeon announced Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/28 18:08:40

'The Illusionists' returns to Broadway with brand new magic show

The blockbuster touring magic spectacular The Illusionists returned to Broadway for its fourth holiday season in New York with entertainers that have captivated audience worldwide, the show's organizers announced at a press conference on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/28 18:03:41

Netflix to adapt Roald Dahl classics to small screen

The BFG, Matilda and Willy Wonka are some of the best loved characters in children's literature and Netflix is bringing them to life on the small screen across the world.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/28 18:03:40

Veteran Spanish sinologist views Chinese literature as 'key to happiness'

Having worked on the translation of some of the most precious ancient Chinese literary works to Spanish for decades, Alicia Relinque has found the key to happiness in her life.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/28 17:53:41

Confucius family relics displayed to public for first time

After being kept as a private family collection for centuries, mysterious relics from the Confucius Family Mansion were put on public display for the first time ever on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/27 19:13:40