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Shanghai-Houston sister city relations in limelight in photo exhibition


An exhibition of more than 300 photos featuring Shanghai-Houston sister city ties kicked off here Wednesday, in commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the establishment of China-US diplomatic relations.

Overseas Chinese singing contest held in Prague for the first time

A singing contest of Chinese songs for overseas Chinese was held Saturday in Prague, capital city of the Czech Republic.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/1 17:13:40

China holds film festival in Egypt to promote cultural exchanges

The Chinese Cultural Center in Cairo held on Sunday the opening ceremony of the China Film Festival, which screens Chinese popular movies for Egyptian audiences to promote cultural exchanges between China and Egypt.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/1 17:13:39

Stormzy makes Glastonbury history, but sign interpreter steals show

British grime star Stormzy made history before throbbing crowds at the Glastonbury music festival this weekend - but it was Tara Asher, his sign language interpreter, who may have stolen the show.
Source: AFP | 2019/7/1 17:08:39

South Korean actor Kim Soo-hyun completes military service to the cheers of Chinese fans

Chinese netizens cheered when news that South Korean actor Kim Soo-Hyun has been discharged from the military hit the internet on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/1 15:09:44

"Spider-Man: Far from Home" tops Chinese mainland box office

"Spider-Man: Far from Home," the latest installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, continued to top the Chinese mainland box office Saturday, the China Movie Data Information Network said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/30 21:35:42

2019 China-India International Yoga Festival promotes cultural exchange

Yoga, one of the most ancient and mysterious sports in India, has captured the attention of many people with its gentle beauty and physical benefits. Kung fu, one of the most reprehensive sports in China, has also gained followers around the world with its powerful beauty.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/30 18:08:40

French sculptures come to National Museum of China exhibition 'Immortal Heritage'

A new exhibition featuring the works of five French artists - Claude Abeille, Jean Cardot, Jean Angola, Anthony Pencer and Brigitte Terziev - kicked off on Friday at the National Museum of China as part of the museum's cultural exchange efforts. The museum's curator, Wu Weishan said that it features 37 works in total that showcase their thoughts and feelings toward life.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/30 17:33:40

Russian film 'Dvizhenie Vverkh' sets box-office record

Russian sports film Dvizhenie Vverkh (3 Seconds) reached a total of 74.78 million yuan ($10.89 million) at the box office on Thursday, according to Chinese ticketing platform Maoyan, breaking the 74.22 million yuan record for highest-earning Russian film set by The Snow Queen 3: Fire and Ice in 2018.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/30 17:33:39

Pop star Lady Gaga makes surprise appearance at Stonewall rally in New York

Lady Gaga delighted crowds in New York Friday with a surprise appearance at a rally marking the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, as the city gears up to welcome millions to its Gay Pride event that will feature concerts from Madonna and Grace Jones.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/30 17:28:39

LGBTQ activists spread message of acceptance through reading

Athena and Scalene, their long blonde hair flowing down to their sequined leotards and rainbow dresses, are reading to around 15 children at a bookstore in Riverside, a quiet California town.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/30 16:48:39

Court bans street artists from performing in Rio subway carriages

A Brazilian court has banned street artists in Rio de Janeiro from performing in subway carriages, saying they disturb commuters' "tranquility."
Source: AFP | 2019/6/30 16:43:39

Russian sports film 'Dvizhenie Vverkh' sets box-office record in Chinese mainland with story of USSR triumph over US at 1972 Munich Olympic Games

Russian sports film Dvizhenie Vverkh (Going Vertical) reached a total of 74.78 million yuan ($10.89 million) at the box office on Thursday according to Chinese ticketing platform Maoyan, breaking the 74.22 million yuan record for highest-earning Russian film set by The Snow Queen 3: Fire and Ice in 2018. As of Monday morning, the total box-office income in the Chinese mainland for the film, based on the real life match between the USSR and US basketball teams at the 1972 Munich Olympic Games, was 80.19 million yuan.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/30 14:07:50