Weekly snapshot of Chinese cultural news

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BEIJING, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- Here are the highlights of China's cultural news from the past week:

-- A glimpse at Spring Festival Chinese film releases

The week-long Spring Festival holiday starting on Feb. 11 will see the release of eight titles, all domestic productions, according to the schedule already disclosed by film data platforms.

"Detective Chinatown 3," the newest installment in China's well-received "Detective Chinatown" film franchise, topped the list of most-anticipated holiday films compiled by movie-ticketing platform Maoyan.

The other six films to be released on the same day are the time travel comedy "Hi, Mom"; the mobile game-turned fantasy film "The Yinyang Master"; "Boonie Bears: The Wild Life," the new installment in the domestic animated comedy franchise; "Assassin in Red," a fantasy thriller film based on a novel; "New Gods: Nezha Reborn," a new animated film from Light Chaser Animation; "Ren Chao Xiong Yong," a comedy-drama co-starring singer and actor Andy Lau.

-- National art museum exhibit pays tribute to working people

The National Art Museum of China has put on an exhibition to celebrate the upcoming Spring Festival or the Chinese Lunar New Year, and pay tribute to the working people.

The exhibition will cover several themes, focusing on the country's poverty alleviation, anti-epidemic fight, and the daily lives of various ethnic groups, among others.

-- Entrepreneurs drama tops China's popularity chart thrice

A sequel to the 2018 hit drama "Like a Flowing River," which follows three pioneering entrepreneurs after China's economic reform in the late 1970s, has topped the weekly popularity chart for Chinese-language TV series on review platform Douban thrice.

Released on Dec. 20, 2020, "Like a Flowing River 2" continues the story of the entrepreneurs who push the boundaries to reach success during China's economic reform from the late 1980s to the early 1990s. Enditem

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