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Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei Returns to London to Attend First Exhibit Since Detainment

Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei Returns to London to Attend First Exhibit Since Detainment

After being detained by Chinese authorities for five years, artist Ai Weiwei recently left the Communist nation to attend the opening of his first major survey exhibition in London at the Royal Academy of Art. In the last four years, Ai has orchestrated more than 100 exhibitions of his work from his studio in Beijing. […]

85 Percent of Forbidden City to Open By 2020

85 Percent of Forbidden City to Open By 2020

600 years after it was established as an imperial palace, Beijing’s legendary Forbidden City will open more of its space to the public by 2020. 85 percent of the city will be open for visitors to walk through, according to Shan Jixiang, curator of the Palace Museum which is nestled in the Forbidden City. In […]

China Cultural Centre To Open Soon For Promoting Arts And Culture

China Cultural Centre To Open Soon For Promoting Arts And Culture

Right in Singapore’s Queen Street, the much-awaited 11 story China Cultural Centre has been finally completed. The pre-launch programs will kick start soon as there will be a writer’s forum which will feature five of China’s top novelists. The authors would include the likes of Tie Ning who is currently the president of China Writers’ Association. […]

The Cultural Diversity In China

The Cultural Diversity In China

China is the largest country on the globe and hence the traditions and customs which exist in the country varies a great deal. As per reports from the Asia Society, there are more than 1 billion people who live in China and together there may be present as many as 56 ethnic minority groups. Of these […]

The Great Collection Of Asian Rubbings

The Great Collection Of Asian Rubbings

There are as many as 2,602 East Asian rubbings among Harvard’s libraries. A larger majority of these rubbings are from China. Many different techniques were used for making these rubbings that were taken from a multitude of objects including ancient stone stelae, jade objects, tomb bricks, ceramics, roof tiles and many more which date back to both Qin and Ming […]

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