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Indian delegates' quest to find cultural ties in China


Sunday evening witnessed a vivid walk exploring the footprints of Chinese-Indian cultural ties through the kaleidoscope of the scholarly work of Buddhist monk and scholar Kumarajiva. Considered to be the ...

Let it go? Disney thaws 'Frozen' for blockbuster sequel

Six years ago, Frozen shattered box-office records, melted the hearts of youngsters and spawned a franchise so popular Disney was never likely to let it go.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/7 17:48:40

TAZARA documentary reaffirms China-Africa relations

"I remember when I was a little boy, there was a railway passing through my hometown. The whistle of the train was the rhythm of my childhood… TAZARA realized my dream. Thank you, railway of freedom…" these lyrics touch the inner hearts of many people in Tanzania, Zambia and China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/7 17:20:29

Centre Pompidou's new Shanghai outpost opens its doors

Previously, if art lovers in China wanted to appreciate the collection at the famous Centre Pompidou, they would have had to fly all the way to France. However, that is no longer the case with the opening of a new Pompidou outpost at the West Bund Museum in Shanghai.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/7 16:59:17

Roland Emmerich's new film to hit Chinese theaters

Midway, an American war film centering on the 1942 Battle of Midway, is set to hit theaters on the Chinese mainland on Friday, November 8, according to information released by the China Film Distribution and Exhibition Association.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/7 16:43:40

'Butterfly Lovers' returns to NCPA following US tour

Classic Chinese dance performance "Butterfly Lovers" kicked off its latest China tour at the National Centre for the Performing Arts on Tuesday night.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/7 16:22:54

Technology adds comfort

Sweaty, jammed, ergo, a little bit grumpy, maybe? There are roughly 20 subway lines and more than 1,200 bus routes in Beijing. Still, if you successfully get through in your daily commute in the grand capital of the most populous country, you are a survivor.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/7 16:18:40

Yanqing slopes challenging: Russi

Swiss alpine skiing great Bernhard Russi said the slopes in Yanqing district, a northwestern suburb of Beijing which will host the alpine skiing competitions at the 2022 Olympics, will be very challenging.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/6 21:58:41

Chinese streaming giant iQIYI partners with Astro for Malaysian market

Malaysian users will be able to enjoy contents like movies, TV dramas and shows on China's streaming giant iQIYI thanks to a strategic partnership with Astro, the country's service provider, which was signed on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/6 19:10:09

Shakira's 'darkest moment'

Colombian superstar Shakira says temporarily losing her voice two years ago was "the darkest moment" of her life, and which affected her "deeply."
Source: AFP | 2019/11/6 18:53:42

'Light of Love' shines at An Art Space gallery in Beijing

Chinese artist Bo Hua is exhibiting 26 of her artworks for her solo exhibition Light of Love at the An Art Space gallery in Beijing. The show features digital paintings, oil paintings and prints created by the artist since 2011.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/6 18:53:40

Paris' Picasso museum, Foundation Giacometti and Beijing 798 Creative Industry Investment sign landmark deal

While French art is already very popular in China, it is sure to grow even more popular over the next few years thanks to a new art collaboration project between China and France.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/6 18:51:48

Japan's kabuki harnesses the Force for 'Star Wars' performance

From a galaxy far, far away, Star Wars is coming to a traditional Japanese kabuki theater stage for a one-off performance in Tokyo celebrating the blockbuster cinema series.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/6 18:48:40

Roberto Vargas Lee, a dedicated keeper of Chinese culture in Cuba

Every morning, Roberto Vargas Lee walks through the streets of Havana's Chinatown to the Cuban School of Wushu and Qigong which he founded over 20 years ago.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/6 18:28:41