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Production underway on Chinese TV series to commemorate 100th anniversary of CPC's founding

Shooting on Chinese TV series Glory and Dream is currently underway, with plans to have the series hit small screens in China in July 2021 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China (CPC). The show's director Liu Jiang noted at a press conference on Monday that he wants to display real humanity to audiences.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/28 18:03:40

Annual Beijing Design Week hosts night of creativity

One of China's top design events, Beijing Design Week, hosted a special Night for Design on Friday, which aims to award creative designs and offer a platform to showcase these creative ideas.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/28 16:13:40

Chinese oil painters launch artistic event on ecological civilization

More than 40 renowned Chinese oil painters joined an artistic event exploring the subject of eco-civilization on Wednesday in the Qiannan Bouyei and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, Southwest China's Guizhou Province.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/27 19:13:40

Sculpture exhibition from top artists shines at Ji'nan

Four of China's top artists - Sui Jianguo, Zhang Yongjian, Yu Fan and Lu Zhengyuan - brought their finest sculptures to Jinan, capital of East China's Shandong Province, for OCT Jinan's first public art exhibition on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/27 18:28:41

Capital's Miyun district seeks to bring in travelers over National Day holiday with fish festival

Beijing's Miyun district, where the renowned Miyun Reservoir is located, kicked off on Saturday the annual King of Fish Culture Festival, which aims to boost local tourism during the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day holiday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/27 18:18:41

Medical staff remembered at 'Photo Beijing' for efforts combating COVID-19

Tribute was paid to Chinese medical staff who fought on the frontlines against the deadly COVID-19 outbreak in early 2020 at the Photo Beijing 2020 exhibition, which kicked off Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/27 18:18:40

New movie from short video app Kuaishou sets eyes on China's 30 million truck drivers

Chinese short video app Kuaishou released its very first film production My Brother on Friday. Directed by Xia Banchang, the movie about China's 30 million truck drivers stars amateur actor Bao Ge, also a real truck driver and an influencer on Kuaishou with more than 4 million followers.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/27 17:38:40

China's 1937 film 'Crossroads' to have a theatrical re-production

China's National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) will stage an adaptation of the 1937 classic film Crossroads from October 17 to 25.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/27 17:33:42

Chinese films set to earn big during National Day holiday

Editor's Note: The National Day holiday is a major box-office earner for the Chinese mainland. In 2019, the holiday brought in 4.38 billion yuan ($642 million) in a single week. While 2020's National Day box office is sure to be impacted by COVID-19, a number of big releases such as Leap, Legend of Deification and Vanguard are sure to help cinemas see an impressive haul over the 8-day holiday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/27 17:33:40

Five new achievements in archaeological work released

National Cultural Heritage Administration released five new archaeology results on Thursday covering five different provinces across China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/25 14:46:25

Developer Zynga out to cast spell with Harry Potter mobile game

Social gaming giant Zynga on Wednesday kicked off its global launch of a free puzzle game based on the beloved wizarding world of Harry Potter.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/24 20:11:57

Unsexy selfies, huffy fashionistas as Milan opens

Getting a front-row seat to Milan's fashion week is harder than ever in 2020, with uninvited influencers and buyers nursing bruised egos as the shows start Wednesday under coronavirus restrictions.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/24 19:48:40

Over 100 works commemorating the 100th anniversary of the founding of the CPC to be released in 2021

More than 100 key works celebrating the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China (CPC) are scheduled to be released in 2021 to coincide with the anniversary, China's National Radio and Television Administration announced on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/24 18:23:41

Israeli archaeologists discover 2,000-year-old inkwell

Israeli archaeologists have discovered an entire inkwell dating to about 2,000 years ago, the Israeli Civil Administration in the West Bank (ICA) said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/24 12:27:13

New farming concept offers Zimbabwean farmers higher yields

Reeling from the adverse effects of climate change that have seen agricultural output plummeting over the years, Zimbabwe's smallholder farmers hope that a new conservative farming concept will maximize agricultural productivity and provide much-needed relief against climate change-induced food shortages.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/24 10:28:40

Avenue of ancient Chinese capital unearthed in Central China

Archaeologists have unearthed a 2.5-kilometer-long avenue dating back nearly 2,000 years on the site of the ancient capital of Luoyang in Central China's Henan Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/23 17:28:40

Hopkins explores horrors of dementia in 'The Father'

Convincing movie legend Anthony Hopkins to star in your first-ever film is a tall order for any director.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/23 17:23:40

China's Yidan Prize Foundation announces 2020 education award laureates

The philanthropic educational foundation, the Yidan Prize Foundation, announced the 2020 laureates of its two education awards on Wednesday in Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/23 16:48:41