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Exhibition held to celebrate Tibet's establishment

2015-09-24 17:31:50

An exhibition named Extremely Beautiful Tibet kicked off on Wednesday at Yanhuang Art Museum in Beijing, capital of China.

Expo offers 10,000 yuan to translate sacred sutras in Sanskrit

2015-09-17 15:46:19

A 10,000 yuan ($1,571) reward is being offered to whoever can translate the Sanskit scripture written on a prized collection of 171 Pattra-leaf sutras that will be exhibited at the 3rd Taihu International Buddhism, Tourism and Culture Expo.

Nanjing art festival highlights world masterpieces

2015-09-17 13:22:06

The 2015 Nanjing International Art Festival opens today, which will run through Sept 26 at the Nanjing International Exhibition Center.

Ancient cliff paintings found in NE China

2015-09-16 14:18:10

Chinese archeologists have found more than 1,800 ancient cliff paintings in Northeast China's Heilongjiang province.

Ten treasures from Palace Museum to look forward to

2015-09-11 07:53:35

The Palace Museum in Beijing will celebrate its 90th anniversary next month, and a batch of rare treasures will meet public eye in this rare viewing.

Dunhuang heritage still alive in new age

2015-09-10 09:51:23

As a world-renowned sacred Buddhist site, there is almost too much to explore in the Mogao Grottoes in Dunhuang, Gansu province.

Images of Milan in Beijing

2015-09-07 13:50:23

Architect-turned-photographer Roberto Goffi was born in Turin, and he has captured both the vigor and serenity of Milan in an exhibition titled, Explore Milan: 100 Shoots from the Expo City and Its Surroundings.

Actor's talent for painting highlights show

2015-09-07 13:41:51

Actor Zhao Dan (1915-80) was noted for playing the lead in many acclaimed movies, including Street Angel, Crossroads and Lin Zexu. But few know that he was also a skillful painter.

Inheritor of 'Miantang School' showcases his works

2015-08-26 15:56:54

On a display at the Shisheng Temple are some 30 works in the Miantang style, one of the four major schools of Tangka.

Potala Palace paintings preserved

2015-08-25 17:13:36

Five billion pixels are the technological fix for preserving murals in Tibet's Potala Palace. The digitization project is part of ongoing efforts to safeguard temple art throughout the Tibet Autonomous Region.

Thangka painter in SW China's Tibet

2015-08-14 15:13:36

Thangka, a Tibetan scroll-banner depicting various kinds of contents, can be seen in every monastery family shrine in Tibet autonomous region and has become a valuable kind of collection in recent years.

Legendary Monkey King on stamps

2015-08-13 05:00:26

With the recent box office hit Monkey King: Hero is Back, the ancient superhero has returned under the spotlight. Here, we provide some of the most memorable stamps of the superhero from different periods and regions.

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The 15th Chinese Film Festival in Bangkok and the 2020 China-Thailand Film Exchange Week opens at the China Cultural Center in Bangkok on Oct 25, 2020. [Photo provided to Chinaculture.org]

On Oct 25, the opening ceremony of the 15th Chinese Film Festival in Bangkok and the 2020 China-Thailand Film Exchange Week was held at the China Cultural Center in Bangkok. The event was hosted by the China Cultural Center in Bangkok and received strong support from the Chinese Embassy in Thailand and the Thai Ministry of Culture.

The COVID-19 pandemic doesn't impede the enthusiasm for cultural exchange between China and Thailand. This film festival uses live broadcast to present the opening ceremony and host the "China-Thailand Film Exchange and Cooperation Online Seminar". During the film festival, audiences can use the online platform of the China Cultural Center in Bangkok to watch films online, which greatly increases the global reach of the festival.

Gu Hongxing, director of the China Cultural Center in Bangkok and China Tourism Office in Bangkok, speaks at the opening ceremony. [Photo provided to Chinaculture.org]

Gu Hongxing, director of Bangkok's China Cultural Center and China Tourism Office, said film can not only introduce one's national culture, but also reflect unique social landscapes. Film has become an important part of cultural exchange between countries and enhance mutual understanding among people around the world.

Yang Xin, Chargé d'affaires of the Chinese Embassy in Thailand, speaks at the opening ceremony. [Photo provided to Chinaculture.org]

Yang Xin, Chargé d'affaires of the Chinese Embassy in Thailand, said since the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Thailand 45 years ago, the mutual trust between the two countries has continued to deepen, economic and trade cooperation has expanded, cultural exchanges have become closer, and all-around cooperation has achieved fruitful results. Both China and Thailand have a vast film market. As a traditional project of cultural exchanges between China and Thailand, the Bangkok Chinese Film Festival has laid a solid foundation for film cooperation between the two countries for 15 years and will add new drive to the promotion of cultural exchanges and cooperation between China and Thailand.

Itthiphol Kunplome, Thailand's minister of culture, speaks at the opening ceremony. [Photo provided to Chinaculture.org]

Thailand's Minister of Culture Itthiphol Kunplome said in his speech the governments and people of Thailand and China have been in constant exchange. Cooperation in various fields has developed steadily, and the film festival is another important event to further promote cultural exchanges between the two countries. The people of the two countries can promote their understanding of the cultures of both sides through films, and promote friendly relations and cooperation in other perspectives.

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