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Rohingyas continue to be persecuted despite Nasaka disbandment | Democratic Voice of Burma

Rohingyas continue to be persecuted despite Nasaka disbandment | Democratic Voice of Burma | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Burma’s ethnic Rohingya continue to face heavy persecution in northern Arakan state, despite the dissolution of a controversial border guard force which had been implicated in mass atrocities against the Muslim community...

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Syrian poet Adonis says poetry 'can save Arab world' | Art Daily

Syrian poet Adonis says poetry 'can save Arab world' | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Noted Syrian poet Adonis, whose name surfaces regularly as a top contender for the Nobel literature prize, says religious fanaticism is "destroying the heart of the Arab world", but sees salvation in poetry.
The 86-year-old lives in exile and is equally scathing about the West's role in the conflict in his homeland which has claimed more than...

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Ancient Roman coins unearthed from Japanese castle baffle archaeologists | ABC

Ancient Roman coins unearthed from Japanese castle baffle archaeologists | ABC | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Researchers initially believed the coins had been planted as a hoax.
However, an X-ray analysis of the dime-sized coins showed some were embossed with Roman letters and possibly the image of Emperor Constantine I and a soldier holding a spear.
Several others dated from a later period — the 17th century Ottoman empire.
Archaeologist are still uncertain how the coins came to be on the site
"We don't think that there is a direct link between the Roman empire and Katsuren castle, but the discovery confirms how this region had trade relations with the rest of Asia," Masaki Yokou, a spokesperson from Uruma city's Board of...

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New exhibition showcases the Doi Moi boom | VietNamNet

New exhibition showcases the Doi Moi boom | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

These old-fashioned items will satisfy viewers not only with their aesthetics but also with their history: they were the first Vietnamese products made during the doi moi (renewal) period.
This period is the focus of an exhibition entitled Doi Moi – Journey of Dreams being held at the Viet Nam National Museum of History.
All of the exhibition’s objects and documents tell the story of economic reforms initiated in 1986 at the sixth National Congress of the Communist Party of Viet Nam.
The exhibition celebrates...

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Vietnam’s archaeological treasures to be exhibited in Germany | VietNamNet

Visitors to the museum will have an opportunity to go on a journey back in time through thousands of years to admire a boat’s hull, an eight-metre-tall temple, large bronze drums, funeral items, jade spears and large dragon heads.
Other objects on display will include jade jewellery from the Stone Age, arrows, animal-head earrings and a two-metre-tall Buddha statue.
The exhibits from the collections of...

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Chinese artist Badiucao talks about cultural exchanges and political art | ABC

Chinese artist Badiucao talks about cultural exchanges and political art | ABC | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Chinese artist Badiucao talks about his collaboration with Aboriginal artist Damien Shen on their exhibition Divine Interventions...

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First vi giam singing club opens in HCM City | VietNamNet

First vi giam singing club opens in HCM City | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The club promotes the values of vi giam and encourages local residents, especially youth, to learn about the art form.
Veteran artists who are members of the club such as To Nga, Thu Giang, Dinh Linh and Song Thao offer free training in singing.
Vi giam was recognised as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity by UNESCO last year. It is the ninth Vietnamese cultural practice to receive...

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PM seeks modern expression of culture | Bangkok Post

PM seeks modern expression of culture | Bangkok Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has instructed the Ministry of Culture to find the proper balance between conservation and modern adaptations of cultural heritage in the wake of the controversial use of the Ramakien character Tossakan in a tourism-promotion music video...

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‘Legacy of Vietnam’ photo exhibition opens in France | VietNamNet

‘Legacy of Vietnam’ photo exhibition opens in France | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

People seem to be unaware of how fast the numbers of the ethnic groups in Vietnam are dwindling around them, says Rehahn. It’s as if a part of cultural history is going to sleep forever and no one seems to be doing anything to wake it up...

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Séisme en Birmanie: une chance pour les temples de Bagan | Le Figaro

Séisme en Birmanie: une chance pour les temples de Bagan | Le Figaro | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Le récent tremblement de terre qui a endommagé les temples d'un vaste site archéologique en Birmanie a permis un programme de rénovation aux normes internationales de la part de l'Unesco.
Le récent tremblement de terre ayant endommagé les temples de Bagan, en Birmanie, s'est révélé une chance pour son classement à l'Unesco: les rénovations controversées se sont éboulées et l'Unesco s'est lancée dans un programme de rénovation aux normes...

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Designer Minh Hanh introduces new collection in Paris | VietNamNet

Designer Minh Hanh introduces new collection in Paris | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Vietnamese senior fashion designer Minh Hanh's collection called "The breath of the Vietnamese jungle" was introduced to French audiences at the Maison Vietnam in the Albert Kahn Museum in Paris last weekend...[PHOTOS]

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Worship paintings of ethnic groups in northern Vietnam | VietNamNet

Worship paintings of ethnic groups in northern Vietnam | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The Tay, Nung, Dao, Cao Lan, and San Diu use paintings for praying, funeral, and burial rituals. The Tay and the Dao people have preserved a large number of worship paintings.
Painter Nguyen Manh Duc said “Some ethnic groups hang paintings to guard the souls of the dead and advise human beings how to live to rest in peace after they die. There are two types of worship paintings: teaching and deterring, educating people to...

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Des îles et des œuvres | Le Monde

Des îles et des œuvres | Le Monde | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Dès la fin des années 1980, alors que l’Archipel vivait la folie de la bulle économique, Soichiro Fukutake a offert à l’art contemporain de gambader en liberté, loin des murs des musées urbains. Il a financé l’installation d’œuvres sur trois îles : Teshima, Inujima et surtout Naoshima. Les installations, les musées et autres créations s’invitent dans les maisons, les jardins, les sanctuaires ou les sites industriels abandonnés. Un voyage contemplatif que la Setouchi Triennale, dont la saison d’automne commence le... [PORTFOLIO]

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Week celebrating ethnic groups’ heritage to open | VietNamNet

Week celebrating ethnic groups’ heritage to open | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it
<em>&#160;VietNamNet Bridge</em> – Hundreds of representatives from various ethnic groups will participate in cultural activities organised at the Viet Nam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism between November 18...
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Ancient graves found in northeast Libya | The Archaeology News Network

Ancient graves found in northeast Libya | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Two ancient graves have been discovered in the oasis town of Awjila, which date back to the 4th century BC, archaeologists say...

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Digitally unwrapped scroll reveals earliest Old Testament scripture | Art Daily

Digitally unwrapped scroll reveals earliest Old Testament scripture | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

An extremely fragile, ancient Hebrew scroll has been digitally unwrapped for the first time, revealing the earliest copy ever found of an Old Testamen...

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Online catalog of objects from Stone Age to Han Dynasty launches | Art Daily

Online catalog of objects from Stone Age to Han Dynasty launches | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The Smithsonian's Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery /a will launch a digital catalo...

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Christie's Hong Hong announces The Pavilion Sale including Chinese ceramics and works of art | Art Daily

Christie's Hong Hong announces The Pavilion Sale including Chinese ceramics and works of art | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

On 4 October, 2016, Christie’s /a Hong Kong will host The Pavilion Sale, a continuation of th...

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art opens "Jerusalem 1000-1400: Every People Under Heaven" | Art Daily

The Metropolitan Museum of Art opens "Jerusalem 1000-1400: Every People Under Heaven" | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Beginning around the year 1000, Jerusalem attained unprecedented significance as a location, destination, and symbol to people of diverse faiths from...

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Dancing Shiva: National Gallery of Australia should get $11m compensation for stolen statue, court rules | Radio Australia

Dancing Shiva: National Gallery of Australia should get $11m compensation for stolen statue, court rules | Radio Australia | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The Supreme Court of New York grants a motion in favour of a $11 million payment to the National Gallery of Australia, as compensation for its purchase of a stolen antiquity from a disgraced art dealer that was later returned to India...

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Aux gardiens des maisons longues : une introduction aux arts Dayak | Détours des Mondes

Aux gardiens des maisons longues : une introduction aux arts Dayak | Détours des Mondes | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Le nom même de Borneo véhicule tout un imaginaire exotique dans lequel des tribus de coupeurs de têtes cohabitent avec les féroces animaux d’une jungle inextricable et hostile !
Joseph Conrad en a fait la toile de fond de son premier roman La Folie Almayer en 1895, ayant pourtant été informé, rappelle-t-il dans sa préface, que...

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Takashi Murakami : “Je suis atteint d’un dysfonctionnement psychologique” | Télérama

Takashi Murakami : “Je suis atteint d’un dysfonctionnement psychologique” | Télérama | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A l’occasion de sa douzième exposition à la galerie Perrotin, le Japonais présente plus de 40 œuvres récentes et inédites – voire même inachevées. Rencontre avec ce docteur en peinture Nihonga, plus que jamais concerné par les bleus à l’âme...

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Quand le pop art dialogue avec le manga | 24 Heures

Quand le pop art dialogue avec le manga | 24 Heures | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Marc Atallah, directeur de la Maison d’Ailleurs, à Yverdon-les-Bains, se plaît à débusquer des liens là où il semble a priori ne pas y en avoir. Sur l’impulsion de Pierre Keller, ancien directeur de l’ECAL et commissaire de l’exposition, le musée présente simultanément 48 affiches sérigraphiées du graphiste et peintre Tadanori Yokoo, et 79 planches originales du dessinateur Osamu Tezuka, créateur notamment d’Astro Boy...

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Ce professeur japonais recrée des chefs-d’œuvre sur son tableau noir | Ufunk

Ce professeur japonais recrée des chefs-d’œuvre sur son tableau noir | Ufunk | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Hirotaka Hamasaki, aka Hamacream, est un professeur d’art japonais qui s’amuse à reproduire les chefs-d’œuvre de la peinture sur son tableau noir, comme le Guernica de Pablo Picasso, La Cène de Léonard de Vinci ou encore La Grande Vague de Kanagawa de Hokusai. Un nouvel exemple de Kokuban Art, le dessin sur tableau noir qui est devenu un véritable phénomène au Japon. Je vous propose aussi de jeter un œil aux cours d’anatomie de Chuan-Bin Chung et aux typographies sur tableau noir de Dangerdust...

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La Maison d'Ailleurs s'ouvre à l'esthétisme nippon | Le Matin

La Maison d'Ailleurs s'ouvre à l'esthétisme nippon | Le Matin | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

La Maison d'Ailleurs à Yverdon-les-Bains (VD) présente dès samedi et jusqu'au 30 avril 2017 «Pop Art mon Amour». L'exposition explore l'esthétisme nippon à travers les créations de Yokoo, le «Warhol du Japon», de Tezuka, le «dieu du manga» et de Joanie Lemercier...

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Sassanid structures uncovered in Takestan | Archaeology News Network

Sassanid structures uncovered in Takestan | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The second season of archaeological expedition in Takestan’s Islamic Azad University site has uncovered architectural structures possibly Sassanid in origin.Mohammad Bahramzadeh, the head of the expedition reported to the local office of Iran's Cultural Heritage Research Center in Takestan, in Qazvin province, that other objects had been found which included pieces of high-quality pottery...

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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.