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Kanazawa's geisha tradition gets boost with new blood | The Japan Times

Kanazawa's geisha tradition gets boost with new blood | The Japan Times | Asie | Scoop.it

The geisha tradition lives on with a touch of modernity in Kanazawa, the historic castle town on the Sea of Japan coast in Ishikawa Prefecture, as an increasing number of young women are attracted to the beauty surrounding the ancient profession of...

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Imran Qureshi unveils his largest outdoor commission in Bradford | Art Daily

Imran Qureshi unveils his largest outdoor commission in Bradford | Art Daily | Asie | Scoop.it

Award-winning Pakistani artist Imran Qureshi has transformed Bradford's Lister Park and City Park with his biggest and most ambitious outdoor commission to date, Garden Within a Garden. Inspired by the million-strong British Indian army that fought in the First World War, Garden Within a Garden has been co-commissioned by 14-18 NOW, the UK’s arts programme for the First World War centenary, Bradford Council and Yorkshire...

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Au Japon, un écrivain mort il y a un siècle revient sous forme de robot | Le Monde

Au Japon, un écrivain mort il y a un siècle revient sous forme de robot | Le Monde | Asie | Scoop.it

Soseki Natsume, un écrivain japonais mort en 1916 viendra donner des cours de littérature à l’université de Tokyo. En version robot...

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Iraqi Kurdistan site reveals evolution towards the first cities of Mesopotamia | Archaeology News Network

Iraqi Kurdistan site reveals evolution towards the first cities of Mesopotamia | Archaeology News Network | Asie | Scoop.it

A Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB) campaign at the site of Gird Lashkir, in Iraq, reveals the evolution from the first farming societies to the consolidation of the first cities of Mesopotamia...

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Smithsonian to host 1st major Qur’an exhibition | Smithsonian

Smithsonian to host 1st major Qur’an exhibition | Smithsonian | Asie | Scoop.it

The Holy Qur’an, revered by Muslims, is the centerpiece of a first-of-its-kind exhibition in the United States as the Smithsonian displays exquisitely decorated manuscripts from one of the top Qur’an collections...

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Great success for the Portier Collection of Japanese Art at Christie's Paris | Art Daily

Great success for the Portier Collection of Japanese Art at Christie's Paris | Art Daily | Asie | Scoop.it

Today, Beaussant Lefèvre in association with Christie’s, sold the Portier Collection of Japanese Art at Drouot, in a packed saleroom...

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Quest for lost Dhammazedi bell set to resume | The Democratic Voice of Burma (Myanmar)

Quest for lost Dhammazedi bell set to resume | The Democratic Voice of Burma (Myanmar) | Asie | Scoop.it

A man who made headlines two years ago when he launched a failed search for the Great Bell of Dhammazedi has announced plans to resume his quest.
The post Quest for lost Dhammazedi bell set to resume appeared first on DVB Multimedia Group...

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Restoration of Thai King’s Tomb Continues Under DNA Test Uncertainty | The Irrawaddy (Thaïlande)

Restoration of Thai King’s Tomb Continues Under DNA Test Uncertainty | The Irrawaddy (Thaïlande) | Asie | Scoop.it

While DNA tests to confirm the identity of King Uthumphon’s tomb remain pending, the tomb site near Mandalay is being prepared for its re-consecration...

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Hanoi’s 1000-year history in the basement of National Assembly House | VietNamNet

Hanoi’s 1000-year history in the basement of National Assembly House | VietNamNet | Asie | Scoop.it

An exhibition showcasing archaeological discoveries under the new National Assembly (NA) House recently opened in the house's two basement levels...

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Iraqi Kurdistan Site Reveals Evolution towards the First Cities of Mesopotamia | Heritage Daily

Iraqi Kurdistan Site Reveals Evolution towards the First Cities of Mesopotamia | Heritage Daily | Asie | Scoop.it

A Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) campaign at the site of Gird Lashkir, in Iraq, reveals the evolution from the first farming societies to the consolidation of the first cities of Mesopotamia...

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Vídeo “Las maravillas de la antigua Mesopotamia” | RedHistoria

Vídeo “Las maravillas de la antigua Mesopotamia” | RedHistoria | Asie | Scoop.it
Hace unos meses os mostramos un vídeo con la recreación de la destrucción de Pompeya tras la erupción del Vesubio, creado por la empresa Zero One Animation para el Museo de Melbourne, que ha sido uno de los vídeos realistas (en 3D) más impactantes...
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Ruins of Tangya Tusi fortress opens to the public | The Archaeology News Network

Ruins of Tangya Tusi fortress opens to the public | The Archaeology News Network | Asie | Scoop.it

Ruins of the Tangya Tusi fortress, one of the three Tusi sites added to UNESCO's World Heritage List last year, opens to public on Saturday, the Chinese Cultural Heritage Day...

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Ransom Center acquires archive of Indian author Raja Rao | Art Daily

Ransom Center acquires archive of Indian author Raja Rao | Art Daily | Asie | Scoop.it

The Harry Ransom Center has acquired the archive of Indian author and philosopher Raja Rao (1908-2006), recipient of the Neustadt International Prize for Literature and numerous other literary awards...

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300 exquisitely crafted objects offer a rich and complex picture of cultures across Asia | Art Daily

300 exquisitely crafted objects offer a rich and complex picture of cultures across Asia | Art Daily | Asie | Scoop.it

Prepare to immerse yourself in the rich cultures of some of Asia's most remote regions with this summer's exhibition Vanishing Beauty: Asian Jewelry and Ritual Objects from the Barbara and David Kipper Collection...

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Des archéologues marins découvrent des objets rarissimes sur le site d'un naufrage datant de 1503 près d'Oman | Les Découvertes Archéologiques (Blog)

Des archéologues marins découvrent des objets rarissimes sur le site d'un naufrage datant de 1503 près d'Oman | Les Découvertes Archéologiques (Blog) | Asie | Scoop.it

Une expédition archéologique dirigée par des britanniques a découvert le site d'une épave vieille de 500 ans...

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Indian antiquities headline Artemis Gallery's Ancient, Pre-Columbian & Ethnographic Art Auction | Art Daily

Indian antiquities headline Artemis Gallery's Ancient, Pre-Columbian & Ethnographic Art Auction | Art Daily | Asie | Scoop.it

To unlock the secrets of any ancient culture, scholars often begin with a study of the ethnographic art of the period – the gods and goddesses, mythical beasts and symbolism central to the architecture and sculptures left behind for the ages...

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Thai traditional puppet show at Hanoi opera House | News VietNamNet

Thai traditional puppet show at Hanoi opera House | News VietNamNet | Asie | Scoop.it

The show called The Myth of Rahu and the Lunar Eclipse is a lively tale based on Thailand’s ancient belief that a lunar eclipse was caused by a demon who swallowed the moon...

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L’écrivain Soseki Natsume bientôt ressuscité sous forme de robot | Courrier International

L’écrivain Soseki Natsume bientôt ressuscité sous forme de robot | Courrier International | Asie | Scoop.it

A l’occasion du centenaire de la mort de Soseki, l’université tokyoïte où a étudié l’écrivain va confectionner un androïde à son image. Il sera programmé pour donner des cours de littérature dans l’établissement...

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Chinese Pottery: The First Five Millennia | Harvard Magazine

Chinese Pottery: The First Five Millennia | Harvard Magazine | Asie | Scoop.it

An exhibition of prehistoric earthenware deepens understanding of early Chinese cultures and communities...

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Artworks fit for kings make their North American debut at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco | Art Daily

Artworks fit for kings make their North American debut at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco | Art Daily | Asie | Scoop.it

The centerpiece of the Asian Art Museum’s 50th anniversary year, Emperors’ Treasures : Chinese Art f rom the National Palace Museum, Taipei , presents nearly 150 imperial masterworks, many of which are making their North American debut...

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Lincoln Center’s White Light Festival Draws Inspiration From India | The New York Times

Lincoln Center’s White Light Festival Draws Inspiration From India | The New York Times | Asie | Scoop.it

The choreographer Mark Morris, who has long been drawn to the arts and culture of India, has programmed a 10-part series exploring the music and dance of South India that will form the centerpiece of this...

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Birmanie: redonner vie au Vieux-Rangoon en rénovant le patrimoine colonial | Boursorama

Birmanie: redonner vie au Vieux-Rangoon en rénovant le patrimoine colonial | Boursorama | Asie | Scoop.it

Ravagé par des décennies de négligence sous la junte, l'élégant café de la famille d'Aung Thu à Rangoun a été rénové dans le respect de l'architecture coloniale britannique...

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Birmanie: redonner vie au Vieux-Rangoon en rénovant le patrimoine colonial | Le Point

Birmanie: redonner vie au Vieux-Rangoon en rénovant le patrimoine colonial | Le Point | Asie | Scoop.it

Ravagé par des décennies de négligence sous la junte, l'élégant café de la famille d'Aung Thu à Rangoun a été rénové dans le respect de l'architecture coloniale britannique. Des travaux d'avant-garde en Birmanie...

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"Belladonna" : perle de l'animation japonaise invisible depuis 43 ans | France TV

"Belladonna" : perle de l'animation japonaise invisible depuis 43 ans | France TV | Asie | Scoop.it

Le maître de l’animation Hayao Miyazaki ("Princesse Mononoke", "Le Voyage de Chihiro", "Le Vent se lève"…) ne s’y trompe pas quand il affirme que son art prend source dans "Belladonna" de Eiichi Yamamoto. Datant de 1973, le film a connu une distribution limitée en France avant de disparaître et se forger une réputation culte. 43 ans plus tard, magnifiquement restauré, il revit sur les écrans...

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L’embellie du cinéma iranien | Le Monde

L’embellie du cinéma iranien | Le Monde | Asie | Scoop.it

Le cinéma iranien profite-t-il de la (relative) ouverture de la République islamique ? Dans la foulée du double prix décerné à Cannes au Client, d’Asghar Farhadi, le festival Cinéma(s) d’Iran, qui vient de se tenir à Paris, a permis de constater la richesse du septième art persan. Pour sa quatrième édition, la manifestation a mis à l’honneur la comédie, un genre qui permet mieux que tout autre de critiquer la société. Quelques semaines plus tôt, à Téhéran, pas moins de 140 films étaient présentés au Festival Fajr, le rendez-vous de la production locale...

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Hundreds of ancient Artifacts that were traded without a license were seized during a raid | Art Daily

Hundreds of ancient Artifacts that were traded without a license were seized during a raid | Art Daily | Asie | Scoop.it
Bronze arrowheads, coins bearing the names of the Hasmoneans rulers, special vessels for storing perfumes and hundreds of items that are thousands of years old were offered for sale in a store in the Mamilla Mall, which was not licensed to trade...
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Kiosque du Monde propose un regard sur toute l'actualité culturelle et artistique internationale, d'Afrique, des Amériques, d'Asie et d'Océanie à travers une sélection d'articles de la presse du monde entier.