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Torlonia collection's ancient sculptures back on show after restoration

One of the world's biggest private collections of antique marble sculpture is bringing restored works, from mythical creatures to statues of emperors, back to public display in Rome in October.
Source: AFP | 2020/10/11 17:13:40

Classic music festival aims to cheer up the world with orchestra of Wuhan musicians

A new orchestra comprised of Wuhan musicians kicked off the annual Beijing Music Festival on Saturday night to commemorate major events of 2020 and cheer up the world as it continues its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/11 17:08:40

China establishes world's largest language resource library, covering four types of endangered dialects: China's Ministry of Education

China has established the world's largest language resource library, covering four types of endangered dialects, China's Ministry of Education announced on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/11 18:53:26

High-ranking cultural relics stranded at Shanghai Museum set sail back to Japan

A total of eight valuable cultural relics on loan from Japan set sail for home on Sunday from East China's Shanghai Municipality.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/11 18:41:20

Original Musical 'Find New Roads' ends its debut in Beijing

The original musical Find New Roads debuted at Beijing Tianqiao Performing Arts Center on October 2.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/8 21:46:19

Chinese celebrities draw criticism online after kissing dolphin while wearing lipstick

Chinese stars Wu Xuanyi and Jin Zihan were criticized by the China Cetacean Alliance on China's Twitter-like Sina Weibo on Sunday for kissing dolphins while wearing lipstick. Many audiences indicated the action can harm the animals as the cosmetics contain man-made substances.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/8 21:28:20

Time-honored brand rejuvenated with herbal coffee and robot barista

Matrimony vine, longans, red jujubes… sounds like the ingredients for herbal tea. However, these will actually be made into coffee as part of a new product line from Tongrentang, China's largest producer of traditional Chinese medicine, to catch up with latest health trends among young people.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/8 16:53:42

Teetotallers emerge from the shadows in hard-drinking Japan

At a trendy Tokyo cocktail bar, customers sip brightly colored beverages with sophisticated flavor profiles, designed for a small but growing market in hard-drinking Japan: teetotallers.
Source: AFP | 2020/10/8 16:53:42

Indian superhero toddler becomes global star

It was a quest worthy of a superhero. Animator Rajiv Chilaka spent years flogging his pitch about a superhuman Indian child to Western executives, to no avail.
Source: AFP | 2020/10/8 16:23:40

Beijing exhibition focuses on development

The latest exhibition at the Beijing Minsheng Art Museum brings the development of China's contemporary art into focus through works from 91 Chinese artists.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/8 16:18:41

Steve McQueen opens London Film Festival with racially charged drama

Steve McQueen's latest film Mangrove opened the London Film Festival on Wednesday, with the Oscar-winning UK director calling it a "love letter to black resilience."
Source: AFP | 2020/10/8 16:13:40

Online cultural week celebrates China's Mid-Autumn Festival

An online cultural week including events focusing on China's Mid-Autumn Festival was launched on Monday to celebrate the upcoming traditional Chinese festival, which falls on October 1 in 2020.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/28 21:34:28

Exhibitions and tours warm capital's White Pagoda neighborhood

A series of exhibitions, tours and workshops have been included in the Neighborhood Warming Initiatives 2020, which aims to explore the bond between the White Pagota, a landmark building in the urban area of Beijing, and its surrounding neighborhood.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/28 18:28:40

Top trends from Milan Fashion Week

Face masks may have been the standout accessory at Milan Fashion Week, but designers who defied the coronavirus pandemic to put on shows dispelled gloom with love letters to Italy and sunnier times.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/28 18:23:40

NCPA showcases 'Sculpting the Spirit of Chinese Culture'

A number of Chinese artist Wu Weishan's sculptures went on display at the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) on Saturday. The Sculpting the Spirit of Chinese Culture exhibition is showcasing more than 70 sculptures featuring Chinese historical figures in the eastern hall of the NCPA and its other public spaces.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/28 18:13:41

Turkey seeks new life for submerged tourist town

Just two roofs poke through the vast expanse of an artificial lake that has swallowed a Turkish town whose caves and pre-Ottoman ruins once drew in global tourists.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/28 18:13:40

Beijing Fringe Festival returns with streaming content

The annual Beijing Fringe Festival, a welcome celebration among the city's theatergoers, opened with Chinese director Li Jianjun's drama A Beautiful Day in 2020 on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/28 18:08:40

Egypt signals revival of tourism amid COVID-19

On the occasion of World Tourism Day (WTD) on Sunday, Egypt held several activities in the popular Red Sea resort city of Sharm el-Sheikh, indicating the revival of its tourism sector amid COVID-19.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/28 18:03:42