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Man Asian literary prize shortlist stages Booker re-match | The Guardian

Man Asian literary prize shortlist stages Booker re-match | The Guardian | Asie | Scoop.it

Jeet Thayil and Tan Twan Eng, shortlisted for last year's Booker prize, are up against each other again on the shortlist for Asian literature award Jeet Thayil and Tan Twan Eng, who last clashed on the shortlist for the Man Booker prize, are going...

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Tibet Museum Concludes Successful Three-day Event with Cultural Performances | Tibet Museum

Tibet Museum Concludes Successful Three-day Event with Cultural Performances | Tibet Museum | Asie | Scoop.it

DHARAMSHALA: The Tibet Museum of the Department of Information and International Relations (DIIR) today concluded its three-day event to mark the 39th International Museum Day with a round of cultural performances...


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4,000 year old copper axes, pottery found in Saharanpur | Archaeology News Network

4,000 year old copper axes, pottery found in Saharanpur | Archaeology News Network | Asie | Scoop.it

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) here is excited over a recent find in Saharanpur district that, according to the department, includes pieces of pottery belonging to Ochre Coloured Pottery (OCP) culture and six copper axes, dated at approximately 4,000 years old...

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Inde : les Baiga ‘disparaitront’ s'ils sont expulsés de leur territoire ancestral | Survival

Inde : les Baiga ‘disparaitront’ s'ils sont expulsés de leur territoire ancestral | Survival | Asie | Scoop.it

Dans le centre de l’Inde, plusieurs villages tribaux risquent de disparaître car leurs habitants sont expulsés de force de leurs terres ancestrales au sein de la réserve de tigres d’Achanakmar. Ces terres se situent près de l’emblématique réserve de Kanha, source d’inspiration du Livre de la Jungle de Rudyard Kipling...

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Art auction in Vietnam goes pro | VietNamNet

Art auction in Vietnam goes pro | VietNamNet | Asie | Scoop.it

Often critisised as lack of professional procedure, the artists and art dealers in the country are trying to make art autions more professional. The first art auction in Viet Nam with five art works will take place in Ha Noi on May 28. Featured in the auction will be works of Hoang Phuong Vy, Quach Dong Phuong, Dao Hai Phong; and a pair of jars by Bat Trang craftsman Pham Anh Dao...

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An Giang Province to hold national cultural heritage event Ba Chua Xu Festival | VietNamNet

An Giang Province to hold national cultural heritage event Ba Chua Xu Festival | VietNamNet | Asie | Scoop.it

The annual festival honours the sacred Ba Chua Xu (the local tutelary goddess). The festival, which is held between the 23 rd and the 27th of the fourth lunar month, has five solemn ceremonies, including washing of the statue of Ba Chua Xu.
The festival reflects folk beliefs and the distinct identity of the country and the southern region. The event will include dragon dances and art performances...

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Ming dynasty art brought back to life | The Bangkok Post

Ming dynasty art brought back to life | The Bangkok Post | Asie | Scoop.it

Rare Chinese Buddhist art has come to Bangkok. Until Sunday, the "Buddhist Faith Art Of The Ming Dynasty" exhibition is being held at the National Gallery on Chao Fah Road, near Sanam Luang, Bangkok...

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Acupuncture treatment dates back centuries | The Japan Times

Acupuncture treatment dates back centuries | The Japan Times | Asie | Scoop.it

Amid Ise-Shima’s ancient groves of cypress giants lies the most revered Shinto shrine in Japan, the Ise Jingu shrine. With over 2,000 years of history, it is dedicated to a goddess considered the predecessor of the Imperial family and the supreme deity among the countless deities of the Shinto faith...

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Chinese brewed beer 5,000 years ago, research suggests | BBC

Chinese brewed beer 5,000 years ago, research suggests | BBC | Asie | Scoop.it

Chinese drinkers may have been brewing beer as many as 5,000 years ago, new research suggests...

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Why is India's Taj Mahal turning green? | BBC

Why is India's Taj Mahal turning green? | BBC | Asie | Scoop.it

India's iconic Taj Mahal has been threatened in recent weeks by insect poo - environmentalists say that bugs from the polluted Yamuna river nearby are invading the monument, leaving greenish-black patches of waste on its pristine white marble walls...

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Exposition de tangkas du maître Langkajie à Beijing | French China

Exposition de tangkas du maître Langkajie à Beijing | French China | Asie | Scoop.it

Une exposition comprenant 70 tangkas peints par Langkajie et ses successeurs a été présentée samedi au Centre national des arts du spectacle à Beijing. C'est également la première fois que Nirvana, une œuvre de Langkajie, est affichée à Beijing...

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Rare bowl dating to the early 17th century returned to the Embassy of Afghanistan in London | Art Daily

Rare bowl dating to the early 17th century returned to the Embassy of Afghanistan in London | Art Daily | Asie | Scoop.it

A very fine Safavid tinned copper bowl which had been looted from the National Museum of Afghanistan in Kabul was presented to the Embassy of Afghanistan in London for return to Kabul...

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How the Middle East was invented | The Washington Post

How the Middle East was invented | The Washington Post | Asie | Scoop.it

After World War I, imperialist geographers rebranded the region formerly known as the Near East...

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Les dix plus belles découvertes archéologiques faites en Chine en 2015 | French China

Les dix plus belles découvertes archéologiques faites en Chine en 2015 | French China | Asie | Scoop.it

Les archéologues chinois ont nommé 10 fouilles en cours comme découvertes de l'année. On y trouve notamment la tombe d'un ancien empereur et un navire de guerre célèbre qui a été coulé par la marine japonaise...

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Karin Nakagawa’s path to the koto was a discovery of Japan’s musical tradition | Japan Times

Karin Nakagawa’s path to the koto was a discovery of Japan’s musical tradition | Japan Times | Asie | Scoop.it
Born into a musical family, koto player Karin Nakagawa’s destiny seemed to be mapped out for her from birth — still, she put up a ...
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Cask from the past: archaeologists discover 5,000-year-old beer recipe | The Guardian

Cask from the past: archaeologists discover 5,000-year-old beer recipe | The Guardian | Asie | Scoop.it

Chinese find suggests barley was used for booze before being grown for food - and that beer could have played a role in the development of society
Chinese villagers could have been raising a pint 5,000 years ago, according to new research...

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Khmer ruins revealed as reservoir dries out | Bangkok Post

Khmer ruins revealed as reservoir dries out | Bangkok Post | Asie | Scoop.it

The ruins of an ancient Khmer temple have been revealed by the receding water in a reservoir that has dried up in Buachet district near the border with Cambodia...

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Japanese artist's beautiful macabre tattoos | BBC

Japanese artist's beautiful macabre tattoos | BBC | Asie | Scoop.it

The style of Japanese tattoo artist Gakkin, known for his freehand work of incorporating macabre elements into beautiful tattoos...

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Kamasutra : un traité d’art de vivre | La Vie des Idées

Kamasutra : un traité d’art de vivre | La Vie des Idées | Asie | Scoop.it

À propos de : Wendy Doniger, The Mare's Trap : Nature and Culture in the Kamasutra, New Delhi, Speaking Tiger...

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Australian indigenous artists depict culture and history | VietNamNet

Australian indigenous artists depict culture and history | VietNamNet | Asie | Scoop.it

Australian indigenous people are telling their
stories through paintings on display for the first time in Viet Nam...

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Victoire pour les Dongria contre une nouvelle tentative d'exploitation minière de leurs collines sacrées | Survival International

Victoire pour les Dongria contre une nouvelle tentative d'exploitation minière de leurs collines sacrées | Survival International | Asie | Scoop.it

Les Dongria cultivent les pentes des collines Niyamgiri dont ils dépendent pour leur subsistance depuis des générations...

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Choeung Ek dig unearths Angkor-era kiln | The Archaeology News Network

Choeung Ek dig unearths Angkor-era kiln | The Archaeology News Network | Asie | Scoop.it
In the cluttered backyard of an unassuming stilted house just down the road from the Killing Fields on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, archaeologists are digging up a relic of the country’s historical high point: a kiln that once furnished stoneware...
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Sotheby's Hong Kong Chinese Works of Art June Auction series to take place on 2-3 June | Art Daily

Sotheby's Hong Kong Chinese Works of Art June Auction series to take place on 2-3 June | Art Daily | Asie | Scoop.it

Sotheby’s Hong Kong June series of Chinese Works of Art sales will take place on 2 – 3 June 2016...

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China’s ancient Buddhist grottoes face a new threat — tourists | The Washington Post

China’s ancient Buddhist grottoes face a new threat — tourists | The Washington Post | Asie | Scoop.it

At the heart of the ancient Silk Road, on the edge of the Gobi Desert, lies a centuries-old place of pilgrimage: hundreds of caves hewn from a sandstone cliff containing some of the most exquisite Buddhist frescoes and figures in the world...

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New Palestinian museum opens without exhibits | BBC

New Palestinian museum opens without exhibits | BBC | Asie | Scoop.it

Palestinian leaders have formally opened a new national museum in the occupied West Bank, even though it does not yet have any exhibits...

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Eleventh-century Chinese letter – just 124 characters long – sells for $32m | The Guardian

Eleventh-century Chinese letter – just 124 characters long – sells for $32m | The Guardian | Asie | Scoop.it

Billionaire Wang Zhongjun bought Jushi Tie, thought to be the only surviving work by Song dynasty scholar Zeng Gong, in a Beijing auction...

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