Many Chinese young people turn to 'Selected Works of Mao Zedong' to find answers

A discussion group reading Selected Works of Mao Zedong together has been formed on China's Twitter-like Sina Weibo, where netizens pick out and post their favorite content from the book ...

Photo exhibition at Muyun Space highlights artistic renovation of rural village

A number of photos from the Muyun Space gallery's Light Searching project are transporting visitors to a small village in Northwest China's Gansu Province, where the project has brought hope and art to left-behind elderly and children residents.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/22 19:18:39

Cultural festival to return as usual in 2021

The 21st Meet in Beijing international arts festival will return to the capital with a series of performances and art exhibitions from January 7 to February 4, 2021, the festival's organizers announced on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/22 19:13:40

Rare historical photos of Japanese wartime biological experiments debut at Beijing exhibition

Some rare historical photos, including some depicting horrifying Japanese wartime experiments in China, debuted on Monday at the opening ceremony of an exhibition in Beijing commemorating the 600th anniversary of the establishment of the Temple of Heaven, a World Cultural Heritage site.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/22 18:42:30

#MeToo rocks Turkey's literary world

Sexual assault and harassment allegations have shaken Turkey's literary world, creating a rare #MeToo moment as women break taboos and speak out in the still largely patriarchal country.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/22 18:23:39

Hit Chinese detective variety show 'Who's the Murderer' to return for sixth season, hailed by Chinese netizens

The sixth season of Chinese hit Who's The Murderer, a variety show that sees celebrities role play various characters as they try to solve murder mystery, is currently in production, it was announced on Sunday. The announcement sparked excitement among fans, who took to social media to call for the show to air as soon as possible.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/22 17:43:40

Netizens in China and Japan express high anticipation for Japanese remake of Chinese drama 'Love O2O'

Chinese netizens expressed their excitement after Japanese TV station Fuji TV announced on Monday that it was collaborated with Chinese streaming platform Youku on a Japanese adaptation of the Chinese romance TV drama Love O2O.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/22 16:28:40

How China became No.1 in World Intangible Cultural Heritage

Editor's Note: Be it folk literature, traditional music and dance, medicine or painting, China, an ancient nation with 5,000 years of history, now has a total of 42 intangible cultural heritage after Tai Chi and the Wangchuan Ceremony were inscribed to the UNESCO list of Intangible Cultural Heritage on Thursday. As protection of intangible cultural heritage is the task for all of humanity, China joined the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2004. From 2005 to 2009, China carried out its first nationwide census of intangible cultural heritage, counting nearly 870,000 intangible cultural heritage resources, once again demonstrating the depth and width of the country's profound history.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/21 21:35:39

How China became No.1 in World Intangible Cultural Heritage

Chinese calligraphy Inscribed in 2009 Chinese calligraphy includes the five most well-known styles of script - the Seal Script, Clerical Script, Regular Script, Cursive Script and Semi-Cursive Script. It can be seen as a form of art that embodies the essence of Chinese cultural aesthetics.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/21 21:33:40

Four cities in China, Japan and South Korea selected as Cultural City of East Asia 2021

The winners of The Cultural City of East Asia in 2021 have been chosen, with four cities in China, Japan and South Korea winning the title, the Chinese Ministry of Culture and Tourism announced on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/21 16:48:39

Rare ritual objects on display in Beijing

An exhibition displaying more than 100 rare ritual objects kicked off at the Guardian Art Center in Beijing on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/21 2:14:06

Netflix buys rights to Chinese fantasy film 'The Yin-Yang Master' ahead of cinema debut

Global streaming giant Netflix has pinned down the oversea distribution rights for the highly anticipated Chinese costume fantasy film The Yin-Yang Master: Dream of Eternity, which was just premiered in Beijing on Wednesday and is set to hit Chinese mainland cinemas on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/21 0:39:53

Chinese heroes KO US super heroine at mainland box office

As 2020 draws to an end, things are heating up at the Chinese mainland box office as two blockbuster films, The Rescue directed by Dante Lam, and Hollywood superhero film Wonder Woman 1984, were released on Friday. However, it remains to be seen if the two films will be enough to help the mainland box office break past the 20 billion yuan ($3.06 billion) mark in 2020.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/20 21:36:48

Beijing LGBT Center holds training forum for graduate students to work as better consulting psychologists

The Beijing LGBT Center held a workshop on Thursday at Beijing Normal University for more than 100 graduate students majoring in consulting psychology so that these future consulting psychologists could better serve the LGBTQ community by learning more about it.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/20 18:03:40