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Local vocalists strive to revive traditional music in Afghanistan

"Unfortunately the emergence of extremist groups and usage of dish antenna and satellite TVs have negatively affected the traditional music in Afghanistan," a local artist Mohammad in Afghanistan's northern Samangan province said.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/10/26 17:10:06

Young Hong Kong vlogger building bridges on social media

Dining, tourism, accommodation, education… A wide range of topics in life often appear on 25-year-old web celebrity Auyeung Kwok Lung's channel on Douyin (the Chinese name for TikTok), where he has 303,000 followers.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/26 16:53:40

Large sunken vessel from World War I discovered near Jiaozhou Bay, Qingdao

The site of a large shipwreck from World War I has been discovered in the peripheral waters of the Jiaozhou Bay in Qingdao, East China's Shandong Province. The wreck contains valuable underwater cultural relics from World War I.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/25 22:11:07

Chinese director Guo Fan talks about new Korean War movie 'Sacrifice'

Chinese war film Sacrifice kicked off with a heroic start on Friday both in terms of box-office revenue and word of mouth in China, which is commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Chinese People's Volunteers (CPV) entry into the War to Resist US Aggression and Aid Korea or the Korean War (1950-53).
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/25 18:30:46

Thangka exhibition debuts in Tibet

A total of 100 Thangka, Tibetan Buddhist paintings on cotton or silk, went on display at an exhibition in Lhasa, capital city of Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/25 15:13:40

Thai actress' legal action against cyber bullies wins applause from Chinese netizens

Thai actress Peeranee Kongthai, better known as Matt, who took 11 cyber bullies who slandered her online to court in Bangkok, Thailand on Monday won the applause of Chinese netizens on Chinese social media on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/22 23:13:59

About 900 ancient tombs discovered in World Heritage Grand Canal in North China

Nearly 900 ancient tombs from various Chinese dynasties have been discovered along the areas of the Grand Canal, a UNESCO World Heritage, in North China's Tianjin Municipality, Tianjin archaeology authorities announced on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/22 19:19:39

Pagoda remains in central China thought to be Indian monk's tomb

Archaeologists have unearthed the foundations of a pagoda in central China's Henan Province that was likely the tomb of an eminent Indian Buddhist monk named Divakara who came to China during the Tang Dynasty (618-907).
Source: Xinhua | 2020/10/22 11:57:51

Video of students dancing like wall paintings of the Mogao Grottoes goes viral

A video filming Chinese students dancing during a break from classes has gone viral on the internet on Wednesday. The dance imitated moves from wall paintings of the Mogao Grottoes in Gansu Province. Many netizens were impressed by students' graceful moves which vividly imitated a goddess from China's ancient mythology.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/21 21:22:02

Diego Velazquez art to promote China-Spain cultural exchanges

A new painting and sculpture contest was launched on Monday in Beijing to pay tribute to Spanish artist Diego Velazquez.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/21 19:28:40

Animated Korean War film depicts heroic stories aimed at teenagers

Chinese film Salute to the Heroes, which will be released on Friday, seeks to introduce the stories of five heroic Chinese soldiers during the War to Resist US Aggression and Aid Korea (1950-53), also known as the Korean War, to teens through a medium that they favor - animation.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/21 19:23:41

Chinese archeologists to continue joint project in Egypt

Egypt, an ancient country with a history going back thousands of years, seems like a mysterious destination for many people around the world. This was also true for the Chinese archaeological team that was sent there on a mission to help local teams with an excavation project.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/21 19:03:40

Oil painting exhibition portrays the cultural image of Guizhou Province

An art exhibition of oil paintings from more than 40 well-established Chinese artists kicked off on Sunday in the city of Duyun, Southwest China's Guizhou Province, to exhibit the unique culture as well as the distinctive natural landscape of the Qiannan Bouyei and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, Southwest China's Guizhou Province.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/21 9:56:22

Chinese archeologists to continue joint project in Egypt

Egypt, an ancient country with a history going back thousands of years, is full of mystery for many people in the world including the Chinese archeological team who went there.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/21 8:21:54

Hungarian movies to be screened at China National Film Museum

The China National Film Museum and Beijing New Film Association kicked off their new film screening season, which focuses on Hungarian films, on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/20 19:33:40

Disney+ adds new racism disclaimers

Disney has added extended disclaimers to classics including Peter Pan and Aristocats on its streaming platform to warn viewers that the films contain derogatory stereotypes about minorities.
Source: AFP | 2020/10/20 19:28:41

New Korean War film remembers brave Chinese soldiers

Sacrifice (Jin Gang Chuan), the latest Korean War blockbuster from Chinese directors Guo Fan, Guan Hu and Lu Yang has become one of the most highly anticipated movies as the entire nation commemorates the 70th anniversary of China's entry into The War to Resist US Aggression and Aid Korea (1950-53) and remembers the Chinese People's Volunteers (CPV), who sacrificed everything to aid the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/20 19:28:40

Tibetan orphanage provides care to children in need

Gesang was abandoned on the day of her birth.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/10/20 18:08:40