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Peru's Machu Picchu to ease COVID-19 visitor limit: Culture Ministry

The Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, the crown jewel of Peru's tourist sites, will increase its daily visitor limit to more than 1,000, the Culture Ministry said Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/2 16:18:40

Exhibition explores career of bird-and-flower painting master Zhang Shuqi

A total of 86 artworks by painter Zhang Shuqi (Chang Shu-Chi) have been on display at the National Museum of China in Beijing since mid-October to commemorate the 120th anniversary of the late artist's birth.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/12/1 18:48:40

Nepali takes grandma's socks to the world

Every winter, Lorina Sthapit and her cousins would warm their feet in woollen socks freshly knitted by their grandmother.
Source: AFP | 2020/11/30 17:58:40

Art exhibition in Beijing explores boundary between technology and art

Many Chinese artists and academics gathered for the closing ceremony of an art exhibition on Friday in Beijing to discuss how culture can be effectively combined with science and technology.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/30 10:43:39

Stamps to commemorate German philosopher Friedrich Engels released

A set of commemorative stamps were released on Saturday by the China Post and the National Art Museum of China to commemorate the 200th birthday of German philosopher Friedrich Engels.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/29 17:48:41

As pandemic closes New York stores, artists move in

Artists are taking over New York storefronts made empty by the coronavirus pandemic, receiving invaluable free exposure and breathing life into depressed shopping streets.
Source: AFP | 2020/11/29 17:48:40

German Xmas markets find ways around virus

Chestnuts roasting, mulled wine steaming and music blaring from wooden chalets lined with artificial snow - the Landshut Christmas market in southern Germany has all the usual trimmings.
Source: AFP | 2020/11/29 17:43:40

Tengyun Summit focuses on fusion between technology and culture amid COVID-19 epidemic

A group of scholars, researchers and writers gathered in Beijing on Thursday for the annual Tengyun Summit, hosted by Chinese tech giant Tencent. Under the theme "Fluid Boundaries," the summit raised a number of questions about how people live and entertain themselves under the threat of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/29 17:18:40

Beijing's Yishu 8 showcases works of young artist Ni Lingling

A new exhibition featuring felt wool works by young artist Ni Lingling kicked off at the Daqian Contemporary Art Center in Beijing's 798 Art Zone on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/26 18:23:40

Spain's Soledad Sevilla wins 2020 Velazquez Prize for Plastic Arts

Spanish painter Soledad Sevilla was on Monday awarded the highly prestigious 2020 Velazquez Prize for Plastic Arts by the Spanish Ministry of Culture and Sports.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/11/25 16:38:40

Chinese oil painter launches solo exhibition with support from young artist program

Yi Guodong, a young oil-painting artist, has launched a solo exhibition at the Shenzhen Art Museum in Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong Province, on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/24 22:42:55

DR Congo hoteliers bet on luxury in troubled east

The new five-star Serena Hotel in the city of Goma, the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, has more than 100 luxury rooms and all of the amenities: a conference center, restaurants, spas and a gym.
Source: AFP | 2020/11/24 17:08:40

Young artist plays with physical distance at Beijing's Today Art Museum

Chinese artist Ma Lingli made her debut at the Today Art Museum in Beijing with her first exhibition on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/23 17:58:41

Writing contest brings Egyptian, Chinese cultures closer

A recently concluded "China and I" writing competition, which saw the participation of hundreds of Egyptian writers and others interested in Chinese culture, has been considered by organizers and participants as part of growing cultural exchanges between the two ancient civilizations.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/11/23 16:58:40

Young artist seeks to explore her inner heart through innovative paintings

Dark colors, fading boundaries and crushing force… Observers can see clear messages depicted in the works of artist Zhang Ying that can reach their inner hearts.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/22 17:58:40

E-sport festival aimed at university students kicks off in capital

Beijing's first e-sport festival targeting university students kicked off on Thursday. Over the next few weeks, the Communication University of China, Beijing Performance & Arts Group and China's livestreaming platform Huya will work together to promote e-sports in China through a variety of events.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/22 17:48:42

New variety show focuses on cultural heritage of China's 1,000-year-old city of Dunhuang

Glory is Back, a new show focusing on China's ancient city of Dunhuang has arrived on Chinese streaming site iQIYI. In the show, Chinese host Wang Han and actors and singers including Xie Keyin, Qian Zhenghao and Li Haoyuan form a team to visit and explore the city in Northwest China's Gansu Province, which is well-known for the Mogao Grottoes, a World Heritage Site.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/22 17:48:41

Transgender culture and art week to launch in Beijing

Held every November 20, the International Transgender Day of Remembrance falls on Friday in 2020. To celebrate the day, the Beijing LGBT Center will kick off an eight-day transgender culture and art festival in Beijing on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/20 0:55:41