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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 ...

China's NCHA issues fire safety notice following blaze in Japan

China's National Cultural Heritage Administration (NCHA) issued a notice concerning fire safety awareness for cultural relics on Monday following the devastating fire at Shuri Castle in Okinawa, Japan on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/4 18:53:40

7th Wuzhen Theater Festival opens window between China and the world

Dramas, art exhibitions, poems, delicious food, many of the pleasant enjoyments in life, were enjoyed by vistors during the 7th Wuzhen Theater Festival in East China's Zhejiang Province, which ran from October 25 to Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/4 18:29:31

Fans flock to Beijing's China Science Fiction Convention

It is time for 19-year-old Chen Xiaomeng to choose which queue she should stand in for the many panels being held at the China Science Fiction Convention 2019 in Beijing. The lines are long as thousands of young people, even some middle school students, have traveled from all over to attend. Chen herself spent two hours traveling from her university on the west side of the city all the way to the event.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/4 18:23:42

Seminar about upcoming Xinjiang musical film 'The Wings of Song' held in Beijing

A seminar attended by film insiders and scholars about the upcoming movie The Wings of Song was held in Beijing on Saturday. The musical, set to be screened across the country in February 2020, tells the story of three young musicians from different ethnic minority groups traveling in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/4 17:38:39

NYC's Brooklyn Museum celebrates a night of Asian art

The Brooklyn Museum in New York featured Asian and Chinese art on Saturday night during the November's edition of its First Saturdays event.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/4 17:33:39

'Dark Fate' tops N.American box office

A new Terminator film, Terminator: Dark Fate, led ticket sales at the North American box office with a soft $29 million in its opening weekend.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/4 17:28:39

'Better Days' still leads Chinese mainland box office

Domestic drama film Better Days topped the Chinese mainland box office on Saturday, grossing over 134 million yuan ($19.02 million), the China Movie Data Information Network said on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/3 17:30:46

Migratory bird sanctuaries in East China attract global attention

Known for its spatulate bill and its red-brown head, the spoon-billed sandpiper is a critically endangered bird species. The number of mature individuals is estimated to be between 240 and 456 across the entire globe, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List website. Now some of these valuable guests, flying in from Russia, are stopping over in the wetlands of East China before continuing their journey south.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/3 17:23:39

New theater works to be staged for the upcoming performance season

A total of 20 outstanding theater dramas will be staged for the two-month-long 4th New Arts Performance Season, which kicks off in Beijing on Thursday. These dramas will offer audiences unforgettable experiences from young and promising directors.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/3 16:13:39

Thai cave reopens for visitors after Wild Boars soccer team rescue

Thailand has reopened the cave where 12 young soccer players and their coach were trapped last year in a saga that captivated the world.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/3 16:08:39

Grappling with change

Dressed demurely in black leggings and unflattering baggy T-shirts, rather than their trademark low-cut bikini tops, WWE superstars Natalya and Lacey Evans starred in the first ever women's wrestling match in Saudi Arabia on Thursday, the latest unlikely event in the kingdom as it attempts to shrug off an ultra-conservative image.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/3 16:03:39

6th Qianmen Historic and Cultural Festival kicks off in Beijing

6th Qianmen Historic and Cultural Festival kicks off in Beijing
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/3 15:16:47

Cultural exchange activity featuring Silk Road starts in Rome

A cultural exchange activity featuring the culture of the Silk Road kicked off on Friday in the Italian capital of Rome.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/3 15:03:39