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Sohu TV's online drama 'The Next Top Star' comes to an end

Online drama The Next Top Star will come to an end on Chinese streaming platform Sohu TV.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/18 19:13:41

Inside Notre-Dame: rubble, emptiness and an immense task ahead

Three months after a fire ravaged NotreDame cathedral in Paris, a rare glimpse inside the burned masterpiece on Wednesday revealed it to be eerily empty and with rubble still littering the nave.
Source: AFP | 2019/7/18 19:13:40

Taiwan folk music to arrive in Beijing this summer

Music concert Shangu Zai Huhuan (Second Call of Valley) by the "Father of Folk Music in Taiwan" Hu Defu, better known as Ara Kimbo, will be held at the Beijing Tianqiao Performing Arts Center on August 2.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/18 19:08:40

Swiss specialities: chocolate, cheese and... wine?

When foreigners think of Swiss specialities that might excite their taste buds, world-renowned chocolate and cheese likely come to mind.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/18 19:03:40

Shanghai music festival entices young audiences with experimental performances

Full of enthusiasm and passion, the music flows smoothly from the violin played by 30-something renowned violinist Ning Feng as he stands center stage in front of a full house.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/17 19:58:10

'Liangzhu and Ancient China: The 5,000-Year Civilization Demonstrated by Jades' exhibition kicks off at the Palace Museum in Beijing

Liangzhu and Ancient China: The 5,000-Year Civilization Demonstrated by Jades exhibition kicked off at the Palace Museum in Beijing on Tuesday. This is the first exhibition of Liangzhu jade relics since the Archaeological Ruins of Liangzhu City was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site on July 6 at the 43rd session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee in Baku, capital of Azerbaijan.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/16 19:15:36

Granddaughter of US missionaries explores her family's history with China

During a time when people in China and the US are uncertain about where the relationship between the two countries is going, Ellen Touchstone, a US citizen whose family has a special tie with China that was established 100 years ago, has something more to say.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/16 17:18:59

Granddaughter of US missionaries uncovers her family's history with China

During a time when people in China and the US are uncertain about where the relationship between the two countries is going, Ellen Touchstone, a US citizen whose family has a special tie with China that was established 100 years ago, has something more to say.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/15 19:55:15

'Titanic the Musical' to set sail for Chinese mainland

On Friday morning, entertainment company One World Culture Communication announced that the Tony Award-winning Titanic the Musical would be coming to the Chinese mainland for the first time.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/14 15:58:39

Zhou Jianpeng's 'Pursuit of the Silk Road' opens in Shanghai

Artist Zhou Jianpeng's exhibition "Pursuit of the Silk Road" opened at the Han Tianheng Art Museum in Shanghai on Saturday. Shanghai is the fourth stop on the exhibition's national art tour.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/8 18:28:33

Disney's casting of R&B singer Halle Bailey as Ariel in 'The Little Mermaid' shocks Chinese netizens

US R&B singer and actress Halle Bailey has been cast as Ariel in Disney's live-action version of The Little Mermaid along with Melissa McCarthy as the villain Ursula and Canadian child actor Jacob Tremblay and Awkwafina (Nora Lum) as Ariel's friends.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/4 16:06:34

The 10th Music in Summer Air kicks off in Shanghai

Conductor Jaap van Zweden and New York Philharmonic presented the audience with Mozart's The Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor and Brahms�?Symphony No.1 in C minor at Shanghai Symphony Hall on Tuesday, marking the beginning of the 10th Music in the Summer Air (MISA).
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/3 19:54:25

Beatles exhibit in Beijing gives fans in China a new look at their idols

The song "Hey Jude," from the world-famous band the Beatles, echoes throughout the exhibition space, evoking many beautiful memories of the band's golden time in the minds of visitors.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/3 18:03:40

South Korea's Big Hit Entertainment seeks to recruit Chinese members

Big Hit Entertainment, the company behind popular K-pop boy band BTS and Tomorrow X Together (TXT), has launched a global audition project, which will see it recruit new trainees in Beijing on Thursday and Shanghai on Friday, a signal that it is expanding its influence in the industry.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/3 11:46:25

Chinese film 'The Last Wish' to be pushed back: industry insiders

Chinese film The Last Wish is unlikely to screen in theaters on its scheduled date of July 18, according to sources.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/2 18:08:41

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

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

Chinese/English audio version of The Analects of Confucius heading to bookstores

A launch ceremony was held in Beijing on Friday for a new Chinese/English edition of The Analects of Confucius that also comes with an audio book. Five foreign students and nearly 100 Chinese primary school students took part in reading from Chinese classics at the ceremony.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/25 19:36:13