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Hamlet returns in new version
Of all the works of William Shakespeare that have graced the theaters in China, Hamlet is arguably the most famous among Chinese audiences. It has also been adapted many times in the country.
Dutch court to rule on Chinese mummy Buddha case
Amsterdam court judges said Wednesday that they expect to render judgement on Dec. 12 over the mummy Buddha statue case in which inhabitants of two Chinese villages argue that the Dutch collector was in bad faith when he bought the statue stolen from their village temple in the 1990s and subsequently made it away through an oral exchange deal when legal procedures started over two years ago.
Bollywood actor expresses condolence on Jin Yong
Bollywood actor Aamir Khan expressed his deep condolence on the death of popular Chinese martial arts novelist Louis Cha.
Moves and numbers
Folk singer-songwriter Xiao He was invited by a friend to watch a contemporary dance performance by Tao Dance Theater in Beijing in 2009.
A new place for relics related to historical law
The State Administration of Cultural Heritage gave six bronze vessels to the China Court Museum's permanent collection on Tuesday.
Int'l dialogue on World Heritage, sustainable development opens
The third Huangshan Dialogue kicked off on Thursday at Mount Huangshan, a UNESCO natural and cultural heritage site and global geopark in east China's Anhui Province.
Cross-Strait cultural fair to be held in Xiamen
The 11th Cross-Strait cultural industries fair will be held in the port city of Xiamen in southeast China's Fujian Province from Nov. 2 to 5, a mainland spokesperson said Wednesday.
China and Russia hold meeting on humanities cooperation
The 19th session of the China-Russia Committee on Humanities Cooperation was held in Beijing on Tuesday, co-chaired by Vice-Premier Sun Chunlan and Tatyana Golikova, deputy prime minister of Russia.
Annual China-US film festival kicks off in LA
The 14th Chinese American Film Festival (CAFF) kicked off Tuesday at the Ricardo Montalban Theater in Hollywood in the U.S. city of Los Angeles.
Emperor calligraphy among items up for auction
A calligraphic work said to be by the Qianlong Emperor (1711-99) will go on sale at Chiswick Auctions' Asian Art sale in London later this month.
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