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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

Rare Yaozhou celadon wares discovered in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province

More than 60 valuable Yaozhou celadon wares have been excavated in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, according to an announcement by the Shaanxi Provincial Institute of Archaeology.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/19 10:03:40

Buddhist statues submerged for 36 years reveal their faces again

A batch of ancient Buddhist statues that remained submerged in a reservoir in Beijing for 36 years resurfaced recently after the reservoir's water levels dropped 16 meters, the local cultural relics authority said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/16 18:29:15

NAMOC exhibition reviews Chinese artist Sun Bowen's career

A new exhibition featuring the art of late Chinese artist Sun Bowen kicked off at Beijing's National Art Museum of China (NAMOC) on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/12 19:18:40

Shanghai orchestra allies with art collective teamLab for immersive experiences

With works from classical composers such as Bach, Beethoven and Debussy, the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra transformed the Borderless Shanghai, Japanese art and technology collective teamLab's second museum following its venue in Tokyo, into a packed music hall on Friday and Saturday nights. The only difference from traditional performances was that these were accompanied by projected digital images such as blooming flowers, swimming fish and leaping animals.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/12 19:13:40

Backlash over nude memorial to British feminist icon Wollstonecraft

A monument to British feminist Mary Wollstonecraft was unveiled in London on Tuesday, prompting praise from fans but criticism from others who slammed the nude design.
Source: AFP | 2020/11/11 19:08:41

Painting exhibition of Art of Lingnan School launched in Guangzhou

An exhibition of Chinese painter Chen Tian's works kicked off at the Wenlifang Gallery in Guangzhou, South China's Guangdong Province, on Saturday. An artist belonging to the Lingnan School of painting, Chen seeks to explore new means of expression within this traditional school of art.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/11 17:58:40

New art center to be built in SW China's Chengdu

A new art center for boosting a variety of cultural facilities will be built in Chengdu, Southwest China's Sichuan Province, according to a cooperation agreement signed on Monday by two Chinese companies.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/10 17:38:40

Australia recognizes First Nations history with annual celebrations

Australia on Sunday kicked off a week of celebrations recognizing the history and culture of its First Nations peoples, with the year 2020's theme "Always Was, Always Will Be."
Source: Xinhua | 2020/11/9 17:41:13

Cultural exhibition launched to explore Qin Dynasty historical relics

An exhibition focusing on exploring the culture and history of Chinese ding and Chinese bamboo and wooden slips from the Qin Dynasty (221BC-206BC) kicked off on Saturday at the Liye Qin Slips Museum in Longshan county, Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, Central China's Hunan Province.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/8 18:28:40

Tokyo 'clinic' treats stuffed toys

At a Tokyo clinic, a woman in a white coat carefully records the particulars of the newest patient: a sheep-shaped stuffed toy.
Source: AFP | 2020/11/5 18:18:40