Wednesday, November 30, 2022

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How a Buddhist master’s blood created the ‘Tree of Great Merit’

Against the azure skies of a valley near Lusar Town lies the legendary “Tree of Great Merit.” This sandalwood tree is situated in the compounds of the sacred Kumbum Monastery. The ground where the tree...

Design Shanghai gathers talent from around the world

Design Shanghai, Asia’s leading international design event, will be held from March 12 to 15 at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center. The event will showcase creative installations and more than 500 local...

Curtain opens on experimental opera festival

The 2021 Shanghai Experimental Xiqu (Traditional Opera) Festival, now in its fifth year, kicked off yesterday. The festival, organized by the Shanghai Center of Chinese Operas, runs through December 5 and features nine performances, covering...

The scene is set: painting in Old Shanghai

An old-fashioned street light in Zhangyuan, where the city’s first electric light bulbs flickered on in 1886, was lit anew to mark the opening of an immersive painting exhibition. The so-called “dynamic” exhibition was part...

Breaking new ground, fresh talent sparkles

Ti Gong A bus functions as a moving theater with a drama featuring the life of a woman. A bus stopped at the gate of the Shanghai Theater Academy on Yan’an Rd W. every afternoon last...

No one left behind as the arts reach out to public

The 21st China Shanghai International Arts Festival knows no bounds in reaching out to the public. Part of the monthlong program takes about 100 performances to 60 schools and community cultural venues. It’s called...

Tale of three cities and 40 tombs

The remains of a medieval Korean Kingdom, Goguryeo, in the northeastern China, reveal much of how an ancient kingdom was able to conquer most of the Korean Peninsula. The Capital Cities and Tombs of the...

New Zhejiang University museum opens

After eight years of construction, Zhejiang University Museum of Art and Archeology was officially opened at the university's Zijingang Campus recently. The museum covers 25,000 square meters. It includes exhibition and education spaces as well...

Teaching English and tai chi to bridge cultural divides

Rose Oliver practices tai chi, which she teaches to anyone interested at Caoyang Park in Putuo District. Rose Oliver found herself telling an English friend in a Shanghai restaurant not to worry about the group...

Floating world of Japanese art is on display

Ukiyo-e, or “pictures of the floating world,” is the epitome of classical Japanese art. It refers to a style of polychrome woodblock prints and paintings from the Edo period (1603-1868), mainly depicting beautiful women...

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