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New TV channel to build bridge between New Zealand, China

A newest Chinese TV channel featuring locally produced programs and content partially from Xinhua News Agency will launch in New Zealand on March 19, it was announced Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/14 10:07:41

Experimental Peking opera "Faust" performed in Italy

Experimental Peking opera "Faust" is staged at the Argentina Theater in Rome, Italy, March 12, 2017. Chinese and Italian composers adapted Johann Wolfgang Goethe's masterpiece "Faust" for Chinese traditional Peking opera.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/14 9:50:35

Second part of giant Pharaonic statue unearthed in Cairo

Part of a 19th dynasty royal statue is lifted by Egyptian workers at the site of a new archeological discovery at Souq Al-Khamis district in Al-Matareya area, Cairo, Egypt on March 13, 2017. According to the Ministry of Antiquities, two 19th dynasty royal statues were found in the vicinity of King Ramses II temple by a German-Egyptian archeological mission.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/14 9:40:39

Hong Kong int'l film, TV event kicks off

People visit Hong Kong International Film & TV Market (FILMART) in Hong Kong, south China, March 13, 2017. The FILMART, with the participation of over 800 exhibitors from 35 countries and regions, kicked off here Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/14 8:57:58

Iran's film "Wishbone" wins award at US film festival

Iranian film "Wishbone" by director Ali Atshani won the best feature film and best director of the year awards at the WIND International Film Festival in Hollywood, reported Tehran Times daily on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/14 7:51:11

Iran to celebrate "fire festival" as new year looms

Iranians will celebrate on Tuesday the Chaharshanbeh Suri, or the fire festival, bidding farewell to the old year and welcoming the new year.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/14 7:47:23

Restoration efforts underway at the Pingwu Bao’en Temple in Sichuan

Originally, the Pingwu Bao'en Temple was built to rival the beauty and grandeur of the Forbidden City, but it was never wise to try and one up the emperor.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/13 17:33:39

Chinese ink masterpieces unveiled at the National Gallery Singapore

Two special exhibitions at the National Gallery Singapore showcasing the evolution of Chinese ink painting and its impact on Singapore art history opened to the public on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/13 17:28:39

King Kong reigns supreme

In the box-office battle of the beasts, King Kong easily conquered Wolverine.
Source: AFP | 2017/3/13 17:23:39

Priceless remains lie in ruins at Mosul Museum

It was once home to priceless archaeological treasures, but these days you get into the Mosul Museum in Iraq's second city via a gaping hole in the basement.
Source: AFP | 2017/3/13 17:18:39

France’s Hilaire fuses tradition, reform as head of Russian troupe

French dance star Laurent Hilaire, the new artistic director of Moscow's renowned Stanislavsky Music Theatre ballet troupe, has vowed to expand its repertoire while preserving its rich traditions.
Source: AFP | 2017/3/13 17:18:39

Models present creations designed by Dr. Chu Yan

Models present creations designed by Dr. Chu Yan at Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology in Beijing, capital of China, March 10, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/13 16:28:05

British singer Ed Sheeran smashes UK album records

Ed Sheeran smashed a host of British pop records on Friday, taking the top five places in the singles charts and all 16 songs from his new album in the top 20.
Source: AFP | 2017/3/12 16:48:39