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Jia Zhangke's film competes for Cannes top prize
With his film "Ash Is Purest White", Chinese director Jia Zhangke will be the only representative of Chinese cinema in the official competition for the Palme d'Or of the 71st Cannes Film Festival, organizers said on Thursday.
Thangka paintings displayed at expo
Over 50 thangka paintings were displayed at Gansu international conference and exhibition center in Lanzhou, northwest China's Gansu Province, April 12.
Hollywood, Bollywood top China holiday box office
A new box-office record was created during the recent Tomb Sweeping Day holiday in China, with more than 20 new movies contending for audiences' attention.
Digital technology preserves, increase use of ancient books
​Digital technology is helping preserve China's ancient books and increase their use by readers in central China's Henan Province.
Shanghai, Edinburgh artists to co-produce dance performance
​Shanghai and Edinburgh international art festivals on Thursday signed a memorandum of cooperation to commission and produce a Chinese contemporary dance performance "The Rite of Spring."
Traditional Nuo Opera finds new vitality in pupils
​In a red robe and ferocious Nuo mask with popping-eyes and a long chin, Huang Jinhong moves among a group of dancers to the clanging of gongs.
Ancient town displays contemporary Italian art
​Over 140 pieces of contemporary art by 25 Italian artists are on show in Fenghuang, Hunan Province.
Venezuelan photographer wins World Press Photo contest
​Venezuelan photographer Ronaldo Schemidt won the World Press Photo 2018 contest with his picture showing a protester catching fire in Venezuela, the World Press Photo foundation announced during an award show in Amsterdam on Thursday.
Rice growing spread north in Neolithic age
​Chinese paleontologists believe rice cultivation arrived in northern China from the south during the Neolithic age.
1,100-year-old stone tablet discovered
​A stone tablet dating back to the Tang Dynasty was discovered in a farmer's backyard in Hebei Province, the local cultural protection authority announced on Thursday.
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