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Jun 17, 2018

Chinese opera is set to enchant the city with an upcoming festival and the soon-to-open Xiqu Centre in West Kowloon.

Few art forms can evoke the mystery and charm of ancient China as eloquently as Cantonese opera. In Hong Kong today, this centuries-old tradition of story-telling through musical theatre is...

Jun 15, 2018

This article is a reader’s contribution to Crossing. It explores the environmental pollution caused by the Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival, one of Taiwan’s most famous tourist attractions. What can be done to create a win-win situation for the environment and the tourism industry?

Jun 11, 2018

The Hong Kong Bach Choir and Orchestra close their 2017-18 season with music celebrating both love and creative independence, by Mozart, Penderecki and Lutosławski, on Sunday, 24th June at 8:00 p.m. at the Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall in Central.

May 27, 2018

China overtook the United Kingdom in 2017 as the second biggest art market after the United States.

That's according to the latest Art Basel and UBS Global Art Market Report, which looks at trends in the art industry.

Market Growth

The US, China and the UK are the three largest markets for...

May 23, 2018

BEIJING, May 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A new milestone for China's licensing industry as UBM China and the Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF) work together to launch a licensed exhibition area in the Beijing International Children's Book Fair.

UBM China, as a partner of BIBF 2018, will provide full...

May 21, 2018

SHANGHAI, May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The forum on "Urban Transformation Through Art", co-hosted by SAFA (Shanghai Academy of Fine Arts, Shanghai University), Baowu Steel Group, TICCIH (The International Committee for Conservation of Industrial Heritage) and LIHC (League on Industrial Heritage in China), and...

May 09, 2018

The third edition increases its gallery offer by up to a total of 72 proposals from 14 countries, representing a growth of 22.5%
New opening hours to better match the rhythms of Lisbon: 17 to 19 May 14:00 to 21:00 hours, and on Sunday 20, from 12:00 to 18:00 hours

Apr 24, 2018

HONG KONG --( ASIA TODAY )-- One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. While toilet paper rolls and foam net packaging for fruit usually go straight into the bin, local artist and upcycling enthusiast Ms Agnes Pang transforms them into vivid art pieces. Ms Pang works with the forms and textures of waste materials...

Apr 05, 2018

The latest “Art in MTR” exhibition entitled “Places in My Heart: A Photographic Journey” will open tomorrow (5 April 2018) at MTR Sheung Wan and Sai Wan Ho stations and run until 2 July 2018. Featuring 15 amazing documentary photos taken by an outdoor enthusiast and amateur photographer, Mr C K Lee, the exhibition...

Mar 27, 2018

Madrid, 20 March 2018. IFEMA and the Câmara de Municipal de Lisboa are joining forces to hold ARCOlisboa 2018 from 17 to 20 May.

This third edition of the fair will be a celebration of contemporary Portuguese art accompanied by interesting international initiatives that will make the event again a unique...

Feb 22, 2018

BERLIN, Feb. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Winners of the 2nd Asian Brilliant Stars were announced on February 21st in Berlin. YOUTH, the latest film of Chinese director Feng Xiaogang, is the biggest winner of the Award Ceremony.

Feb 20, 2018

Announces Joint Partnership with Eros India to set-up a $150 million fund to co-produce and consolidate content
Jyoti Deshpande to head RIL’s media and entertainment business as President of the Chairman’s Office

Feb 19, 2018

Multilingualism is good for the economy, researchers have found. Countries that actively nurture different languages reap a range of rewards, from more successful exports to a more innovative workforce.

“Language matters on a large-scale national level and at the level of smaller businesses,” says Gabrielle...

Feb 18, 2018

VENICE, 6 FEBRUARY, 2018. The 8th edition of the Ca’ Foscari Short Film Festival, which from the 21st to the 24th of March will animate the beautiful Santa Margherita Auditorium in Venice, is back. Here thirty short films will be screened in the International Competition dedicated to cinema students from schools...

Feb 09, 2018

It might be considered relatively smaller than book exhibitions held in other major Asian cities, yet given its dedication and vitality in the promotion of reading, international experience exchanging, and forums of the publishing industry, TIBE deserves to be titled as the most multi-featured international book...

Jan 29, 2018

E-commerce vendors expanding into Southeast Asia need a unique sales model for each country. Increasingly, Southeast Asians living in Taiwan and Southeast Asian online celebrities are emerging as the key to social media-based e-commerce.

E-commerce is still in the fledgling stage in Southeast Asia. Most...

Jan 23, 2018

SINGAPORE - (ACN Newswire) - To usher in the Year of the Dog, this year's Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations 2018 will feature a rich line-up of festivities for local and overseas visitors, as well as dog lovers, pet owners and their furry loved ones to come together and celebrate Chinese New Year in Chinatown...

Jan 17, 2018

The first exhibition of the “Jockey Club Enhancing Youth Empathy Project through Immersive Visualisation” (the Project) organised by City University of Hong Kong (CityU) and funded by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust will showcase students’ innovative solutions to help those in need and protect the...

Dec 30, 2017

After years of booming tourism arrivals, Thailand counted a new record of a whopping 35 million visitors coming to the country this year, a number that is now straining the capacity of airports and immigration administration to the utmost.

Most of the growth comes from ballooning Chinese visitor numbers, and...

Dec 19, 2017

19 December 2017 (Hong Kong) --( ASIA TODAY )-- Werner HERZOG, one of cinema’s most celebrated and internationally recognized filmmakers will attend the 42nd Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF42). This will be HERZOG’s first visit to the Festival and he will be honored by a retrospective of his films,...

Dec 08, 2017

WEIFANG, China, Dec. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/-- On November 26, a dozen or more mainstream journalists, including Xinhua News Agency, The People's Daily, Guangming Daily and China News Service, reported extensively on the development of Weifang city. As an agricultural and cultural center in East China's Shandong...

Nov 29, 2017

Delegations of 135 countries meet in Rome to discuss sustainable approaches to the reconstruction of destroyed and damaged historic cities