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Jul 17, 2019

17 July 2019 − The 30th HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), opened today and runs until next Tuesday (23 July) at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) in Wan Chai. The theme for this year’s Book Fair is “Sci-Fi and Mystery”, with the tagline “...

Jul 11, 2019

Welcomed 2.3 million visitors from more than 160 countries
Attracting people from overseas as a leading destination of Tokyo, Japan

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MORI Building DIGITAL ART MUSEUM: teamLab Borderless, a museum jointly operated by Mori Building Co., Ltd, a leading urban landscape developer, and...

Jul 08, 2019

WUZHEN, China, July 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- 2019 Wuzhen Contemporary Art Exhibition concluded on June 30, completing a three-month run attracted more than one million visitors to the ancient town. The even gave a much-valued boost to the art Chinese art exhibition sector that has proven a win for the artist, for...

Jun 24, 2019

Y chromosomes reveal population boom and bust in ancient Japan

Researchers at the University of Tokyo conducted a census of the Japanese population around 2,500 years ago using the Y chromosomes of men living on the main islands of modern-day Japan. This is the first time analysis of modern genomes has...

Jun 17, 2019

Creating an English Support System so Visitors Can Enjoy the Special Culture

Kyoto, Japan, June 17, 2019 - (JCN Newswire) - As the amount of people visiting Japan and Kyoto increases, the interest in different parts of Japanese cultural points also increase. With this, more people wish to participate in...

Jun 13, 2019

Bangkok --( ASIA TODAY )-- Marriott Hotels, which has been an official TED partner since 2016, recently hosted an exclusive livestreaming event of the 2019 TED Conference at Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park.

The theme of this year’s conference, which took place in Vancouver, was Bigger than us. Speakers...

Jun 13, 2019

- A UNIQUE BLEND OF ART NOUVEAU WITH THE ANCIENT GREEK TECHNIQUE OF ENCAUSTIC (HOTWAX) PAINTING - FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND ART SHOWCASE IN SINGAPORE

SINGAPORE – June 13, 2019 Merging the sensuous texture of melted wax and the endearing translucency of glass sculptures has produced some outstanding artworks which...

Jun 07, 2019

Four New-Gen Ukiyo-e Artists Join Forces in a Journey Through the World of Pop Culture
Hundreds of Original Ukiyo-e Prints Bridge Edo Period and the Modern World
Original Limited-Edition Ukiyo-e Art Derivatives and Live Ukiyo-e Portraits

May 24, 2019

Readers around the world can now enjoy a growing selection of more than 20,000 Traditional Chinese language books with the free Kindle app and on Kindle devices

Authors can now publish Kindle books in Traditional Chinese with Kindle Direct Publishing

May 20, 2019

The jury unanimous agreed to issue the award jointly to both

Lisbon, 20 May 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- The galleries Jahmek Contemporary Art, based out of Luanda, and Copperfield, from London, were the winners of the 2nd Opening Award. This prize is awarded to the best stand in the section with the...

May 15, 2019

AICHI, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--"Tokugawa Ieyasu and Hattori Hanzo Ninja Corps" of Aichi Prefecture, Japan was recruiting new members for 2019.

Among the 20 applicants was a passionate young American who declared, "I came to Japan because I love ninjas!" After displaying his amazing acrobatic skills, he was...

May 11, 2019

“Papercraft has been by my side through many important moments in my life. I can even make a chronicle of life with papercraft works. It is always there for me, giving me the ingredients to survive and memories to cherish. It pushes me forward.”

Papercraft artist Johan Cheng has been in the field for more...

May 08, 2019

Taipei, TAIWAN --( ASIA TODAY )-- This year’s Creative Expo Taiwan was the biggest ever, welcoming an estimated 350,000 people, and taking place for twelve days at five cultural and creative venues along Taipei’s new cultural corridor. This year’s theme was Culture On the Move, highlighting the old Civic Boulevard...

Apr 26, 2019

26 April, 2019, Taipei, TAIWAN --( ASIA TODAY )-- 2019 Creative Expo Taiwan announces five Best of Cultural & Creative Award winners. The five Best winners were awarded trophies at the ceremony in S Hotel Taipei on the evening of April 25, along with twenty-five other Cultural & Creative Award winners who...

Apr 24, 2019

U-Theatre and LuxuryLogico present Taiwanese ritual performances

Apr 18, 2019

Experience the city’s ancient Chinese past with four unforgettable festivals this spring

April 18, 2019 02:00 PM Hong Kong Time - HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Steeped in culture and tradition, Hong Kong honours its Chinese past with unique ancient festivals. Coming up this spring, peek into the past with four...

Apr 05, 2019

SEOUL, South Korea, April 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Daily Associated News will host an exhibition of Park Soo-Bok, a notable performing artist in the world, at the National Assembly Hall on April 18-19, 2019. This exhibition will be held in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Korean Independence Movement, 3...

Mar 28, 2019

2019.03.29 - TAIPEI --( ASIA TODAY )-- South Taipei is layered with enriching culture and history. During Japanese Occupation Period, the Office of Taiwan Governor-General chose this area as pilot site for modern urban development and national education. Located in South Taipei, General Association of Chinese...

Mar 25, 2019

March 25, 2019 03:59 PM Hong Kong Time - TAIPEI, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Taiwan Philharmonic, also known as the National Symphony Orchestra in its native land, is scheduled to appear by invitation in Japan from late April through early May. The theme of this Japan tour, From Formosa, reflects the orchestra’s...

Mar 21, 2019

Japan’s largest airline introduces fresh podcast “Aoki ‘N Air” that celebrates the spirit of Japan and explores Japanese culture with host Steve Aoki

Mar 18, 2019

18 March 2019 – Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 23rd edition of the Hong Kong International Film and TV Market (FILMART) opened today and continues through 21 March at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC), raising the curtain for the largest marketplace of its...

Mar 14, 2019

Floating Artwork Will Delight Travelers and Locals Alike During Arts Month

March 14, 2019 09:00 PM Hong Kong Time - HONG KONG & LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Internationally recognized artist KAWS’ newest installation, KAWS:HOLIDAY will arrive in Victoria Harbour as part of the city’s annual Hong Kong...