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Cantonese Opera celebrates 10th anniversary as a World Intangible Cultural Heritage


On the stage, the lights dim, and in the darkness the melody of "Flowers Funeral Chant," the classic song from one of China's Four Great Classic Novels Dream of the ...

Chinese folk song performed at Times Square of New York

People wearing Chinese folk costumes sing Chinese folk song at Times Square of New York, the United States, on Aug. 10, 2019. (Xinhua/Zhang Fengguo)
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/11 8:49:16

Cambridge festival celebrates Chinese poet Xu Zhimo

The Fifth Cambridge Xu Zhimo Festival of Poetry and Arts was held in King's College, Cambridge on August 9th.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/10 13:14:49

Hong Kong Films withdraw from Taiwan's Golden Horse Film Festival in echo of mainland's move

After Chinese mainland film authorities barred its films, actors and filmmakers from attending the 56th Golden Horse Film Festival that will be held in November in the island of Taiwan, some film studios and entertainers in Hong Kong announced the same decision.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/9 17:45:49

"Ne Zha" continues to set new box office records, grossing over 3 bln yuan

Chinese animated film "Ne Zha" continued to lead the Chinese mainland box office on Thursday, its 14th day of screening, the China Movie Data Information Network said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/9 10:44:00

National art troupes show season to highlight modern Peking opera

A modern Peking opera about a young woman as a Peking opera performer in Yan'an, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, is set to hit Beijing stage on Nov. 25 to 26.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/9 10:28:42

'Game of Thrones' showrunners ink massive Netflix deal

Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss have signed a multi-year deal with Netflix to write, produce and direct new series and films for the streaming giant, the company said Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/8 18:23:41

Director Zhang Yimou talks about his upcoming conceptual stage show '2047: Apologue'

The third season of renowned Chinese director Zhang Yimou's conceptual theater show 2047 will be staged at the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) from September 13 to 15, the director behind a number of well-known movies like Red Sorghum, Shadow and Hero as well as opening ceremony of 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, announced on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/8 18:23:40

Always tell me the odds!

Kings of the video game console world plan to require games hawking "loot boxes" to tell players how likely they are to get prized booty.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/8 18:18:40

Chinese architects win Notre-Dame Cathedral design competition

On April 15 2019, over 800-year-old Notre-Dame Cathedral was engulfed by a fire. The spire of the cathedral collapsed during the fire and about two thirds of the roof was destroyed.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/8 17:58:40

After #OscarsSoWhite, Hollywood trainees see progress on diversity

Debate is raging inside a dark, cavernous soundstage on the Warner Bros Ranch - about a mushroom.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/8 17:13:40

China's NCHA announces two major archaeological achievements

China's National Culture Heritage Administration (NCHA) announced two important archaeological achievements at a conference on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/7 19:03:40

Qixi Festival-themed souvenirs for Beijing Winter Olympic Games debut in China

The Beijing Winter Olympic Games committee released a souvenir badge and key ring that take the traditional Chinese Qixi Festival as their theme on Wednesday, the day of the festival that is also known as Chinese Valentine's Day.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/7 18:58:41

Disney falls short of forecasts

Walt Disney Company said on Tuesday, second-quarter results were lifted by strong box office gains but failed to meet Wall Street forecasts, sending shares sharply lower.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/7 18:53:40