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Scott Anderson's Lawrence in Arabia an enjoyable new take on a popular subject | The National (Abu Dhabi)

Scott Anderson's Lawrence in Arabia an enjoyable new take on a popular subject | The National (Abu Dhabi) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The sheer improbability of the story of an English academic leading the Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Empire has inspired many books...

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Tokyo Chuo Hong Kong to offer rare imperial ceramics, Chinese paintings and tea wares | Art Daily

Tokyo Chuo Hong Kong to offer rare imperial ceramics, Chinese paintings and tea wares | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Following the success of its 3rd Anniversary Sales last year, Tokyo Chuo Hong Kong will hold its Spring 2017 Sales on 28 & 29 May 2017 at the Four Seasons Hong Kong, presenting nearly 600 lots of Imperial Chinese ceramics and works of art, classical and modern Chinese paintings, scholar’s objects and Japanese tea wares. Of note are important private collectionsFollowing the success of its 3rd Anniversary Sales last year, a...

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A century on, travel guide becomes a time machine | VietNamNet

A century on, travel guide becomes a time machine | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The Vietnam Women’s Museum and the Vietnam Cultural Centre in the RoK co-organised the event with support from the Vietnam Embassy in the RoK.
Addressing the opening ceremony, Le Thuy Trang, first secretary of the Vietnam Embassy, said the exhibition not only introduces a unique Vietnamese worship...

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Vietnam Mother Goddess worship introduced in South Korea | VietNamNet

Vietnam Mother Goddess worship introduced in South Korea | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The Vietnam Women’s Museum and the Vietnam Cultural Centre in the RoK co-organised the event with support from the Vietnam Embassy in the RoK.
Addressing the opening ceremony, Le Thuy Trang, first secretary of the Vietnam Embassy, said the exhibition not only introduces a unique Vietnamese worship...

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Singapore writer Adeline Foo bags first Asian Children’s Book Award | Today

Singapore writer Adeline Foo bags first Asian Children’s Book Award | Today | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Tiny Feet, Tiny Shoes, a story by Singaporean author Adeline Foo and Filipino illustrator Beth Parrocha, took the top award at the inaugural Asian Children’s Book Award last Friday,
It was picked from a shortlist of six books which included two other local titles: Night in the Garden by artist and illustrator J. H. Low; and...

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Cannes 2017 : « Téhéran Tabou », ou l’Iran filmé en rotoscopie | Le Monde

Cannes 2017 : « Téhéran Tabou », ou l’Iran filmé en rotoscopie | Le Monde | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Objet atypique, Téhéran Tabou (Tehran Taboo), réalisé par un Iranien installé en Allemagne, utilise la technique de la rotoscopie (acteurs filmés sur fond vert puis redessinés par la suite), pour subvenir à l’impossibilité de filmer en prises de vues réelles un tel récit dans l’Iran d’aujourd’hui. Et pour cause, puisque le film aborde de front des sujets violemment...

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Last tribute to sculptor Khalid | The Daily Star

Last tribute to sculptor Khalid | The Daily Star | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

As soon as the coffin of Syed Abdullah Khalid had arrived at Aparajeyo Bangla at Dhaka University yesterday, admirers started gathering to catch a glimpse of the sculptor and pay their last respect to him. People from all walks of life, including students and teachers of DU, sculptors, and members of various socio-cultural organisations placed wreaths. Earlier at 10:55am, the body was kept at the Faculty of Fine Arts of DU, where students, teachers and sculptors observed a one-minute silence to show respect...

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New book invites readers to explore Indonesian culture | The Jakarta Post

New book invites readers to explore Indonesian culture | The Jakarta Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Those who are curious about how science and Indonesian culture collide can consider reading Kode-kode Nusantara (Archipelago Codes), a book written in collaboration between culture enthusiast community Sobat Budaya and research institute for complexity Bandung Fe Institute.
Released on Thursday, the book encourages readers to view culture as more than just a tradition. It is based on more than 33,000 data gathered by Sobat Budaya on Perpustakaan Digital Budaya Indonesia (Indonesian Culture Digital Library), as well as research and innovations conducted over a span of...

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Hokkaido's ancient place in the modern world | The Japan Times

Hokkaido's ancient place in the modern world | The Japan Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

“Even the birds do not fly to Ezo,” went a popular 19th-century saying about Japan’s northernmost island. “Ezo” means “land of barbarians.” Settlement tamed it into “Hokkaido” — “north sea road.” But it was a rough passage.
Pioneers from the mainland — for centuries a trickle, by the late 1800s a steady flow — were of all kinds. Gold prospectors and other adventurers brought their...

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'100 Poems from the Japanese": A classic collection | The Japan Times

'100 Poems from the Japanese": A classic collection | The Japan Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Kenneth Rexroth never travelled to Japan, but the moods and modes of Japanese poetry heavily influenced him and, in turn, those who were influenced by him. Named by Time Magazine as the “father of the Beats” and a friend of that other great Japanophile poet, Gary Snyder, Rexroth famously passed off his own poems “in the Japanese style” as those of a young female Japanese poet.But these “100 Poems from the Japanese,” first published in 1955, are translated by him. Eschewing the more common approach of...

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Festival de la fête des bateaux-dragons à Shanghai | French China

Festival de la fête des bateaux-dragons à Shanghai | French China | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Deux bateaux-dragons ont été installés sur la place Yuyuan à Shanghai, dans le cadre d’un festival consacré à la fête des bateaux-dragons, ou fête de Duanwu, qui tombe cette année le 30 mai. Le festival durera jusqu’au jour de la fête...

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Renaissance de la typographie | French China

Renaissance de la typographie | French China | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Li Huiping présente des caractères mobiles en plomb dans son studio à Chengdu, la capitale de la province du Sichuan dans le sud-ouest de la Chine. A 40 ans, Li Huiping fait renaître le procédé de fabrication manuelle de papier, ainsi que les anciennes méthodes d'imprimerie. Elle explique qu'elle souhaite aider plus de personnes à apprécier cet artisanat traditionnel...

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Gongjuejie : pratiquer l’art du Tangka est un métier qui permet d'être au plus proche des Dieux | French China

Gongjuejie : pratiquer l’art du Tangka est un métier qui permet d'être au plus proche des Dieux | French China | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Né en 1987, Gongjuejie, dont le nom signifie « trois trésors » en tibétain, a commencé à apprendre la peinture de Tangka dès l’âge de 7 ans. Après 23 ans d’apprentissage et de pratique, il est maintenant un peintre de premier niveau de Tangka, et est également vice-président de l’Académie de peinture de Tangka du Tibet...

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Three Vietnamese films to screen at Cannes Film Festival 2017 | English VietNamNet

Three Vietnamese films to screen at Cannes Film Festival 2017 | English VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Culi Khong Bao Gio Khoc (Sloth Monkey Never Cries) and Vi (Taste) will compete in the category of L’Atelier, which targets and gives production and funding opportunities for young, emerging filmmakers.

Both films reflect trends of the last decade in the country’s cinema industry.

Culi Khong Bao Gio Khoc is the first feature project directed by 31-year-old Pham Ngoc Lan of Ha Noi, one of the city’s young talents in film...

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Festival to promote reading, life-long learning culture | English VietNamNet

Festival to promote reading, life-long learning culture | English VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The event is also part of activities of a project on developing reading culture among the community to 2020 with an orientation to 2030 and another project on strengthening life-long learning in libraries, museums, cultural house and clubs.

The festival include various activities, including an exhibition showcasing books, newspaper and documents on the life and career of President Ho Chi Minh as well as outstanding examples in reading and self-studying.

At the same time, a book arrangement competition will be held on the topic of homeland and President Ho Chi Minh, while children can join a programme to narrate the story they read in books, a painting contest and a book corner specialised for them...

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Archaeogeneticist pinpoints Indian population origins using today’s populace | Heritage Daily

Archaeogeneticist pinpoints Indian population origins using today’s populace | Heritage Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

PhD student Marina Silva has identified migrating humans from Africa, Iran and Central Asia over a period of 50,000 years...

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Guide to the classics: the Epic of Gilgamesh | Heritage Daily

Guide to the classics: the Epic of Gilgamesh | Heritage Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

“Forget death and seek life!” With these encouraging words, Gilgamesh, the star of the eponymous 4000-year-old epic poem, coins the world’s first heroic catchphrase...

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15 Historic Forts From India | Heritage Daily

15 Historic Forts From India | Heritage Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Most of the forts in India are actually castles, fortified palaces or fortresses, but when the British Government in India were cataloguing the defences in the 17th–19th century, they used the word forts which became the common description across India...

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Ouverture de la 7ème édition du Festival du cinéma chinois à Paris | French China

Ouverture de la 7ème édition du Festival du cinéma chinois à Paris | French China | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

La 7ème édition du Festival du cinéma chinois en France (FCCF) s'est ouverte lundi soir à Paris, 11 films chinois sortis l'année dernière seront présentés aux spectateurs français du 15 mai au 27 juin pour leur faire découvrir les avancées cinématographiques de la Chine.

La projection du film d'ouverture, "Book of love", a ouvert le bal au cinéma Gaumont Champs-Elysées, en présence de la réalisatrice Xue Xiaolu et de l'acteur principal Wu Xiubo, invités d'honneur de cette 7ème édition, aux côtés de la comédienne française Juliette Binoche. Anne Fontaine, réalisatrice française, ainsi que Claude Lelouche, réalisateur et producteur, en sont les ambassadeurs...

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Street food: Thai foodies defend Bangkok vendor culture | BBC

Street food: Thai foodies defend Bangkok vendor culture | BBC | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

In a city where eating well is an obsession, a statement by a senior official last month, published in a national newspaper, caused a public outcry.
Vallop Suwandee, who chairs an advisory board to the governor of Bangkok, was quoted as saying that street vendors would be removed from all 50 districts of the city.
It seemed that one of the most popular and distinctive aspects of Bangkok life was to be wiped out, days after CNN had voted Bangkok the best place in the world for street food, and just two months...

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Pakistan : les archéologues s'inquiètent pour la cité antique de Mohenjo Daro | France TV

Pakistan : les archéologues s'inquiètent pour la cité antique de Mohenjo Daro | France TV | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Des archéologues se mobilisent pour faire connaître Mohenjo Daro, mystérieuse cité antique parmi les plus anciennes au monde, dotée d'un système sophistiqué de canalisations d'eau, dans l'espoir de mieux protéger ce site exceptionnel situé dans le sud du Pakistan...

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Spring-cleaning India's most magnificent tent | BBC

Spring-cleaning India's most magnificent tent | BBC | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Rajasthan's Royal Red Tent is as tall as a double-decker bus, made from silk, velvet and gold - and it's getting its first proper clean in more than three centuries, says Melissa Van Der Klugt.
High up on the ramparts of Mehrangarh, in one of Rajasthan's most famous forts - one of the most visited in India - a small team is dusting down a large tent.
Each section is so big that the three conservationists - dressed in neat white overalls and equipped with pocketfuls of soft brushes - must clamber around on tables and chairs. "The priority is the object," says one, pointing to the elaborate design of lotus flowers stitched in solid gold thread...

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Phan Thanh Liem modifies traditional puppetry | VietNamNet

Phan Thanh Liem modifies traditional puppetry | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The mini mobile stage was created in order to reach closer to the audience. Puppeteer Phan Thanh Liem is the one who initiated the mini water puppetry.
Water puppetry originated from rural areas of Vietnam. Water puppet performance requires a stage in the village pond and in the past puppeteers had to stand in the water to control the puppets.
The audience must visit rural areas or to a water puppet event to watch the performances...

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Xo Dang in the Central Highlands | VietNamNet

Xo Dang in the Central Highlands | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The Xo Dang, who speak a Mon-Khmer language called Xo Dang, are one of the largest ethnic groups in the Central Highlands - about 170,000 people. They live mainly in Kon Tum province and scattered in the mountain areas of Quang Ngai and Quang Nam province...

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First photography museum to open in Hanoi | VietNamNet

First photography museum to open in Hanoi | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

This is the first museum built by a Vietnamese community to showcase a local handicraft. It will provide guidance in Vietnamese and English.
The museum is located in a two-story house in the middle of the village with a total exhibition space of 300 sq m.
Objects, photos and graphics tell the story of Lai Xa’s traditional trade.
There is a recreation of an old studio, an exhibit on the originators of the medium, an explanation of the process of producing photos by hand, a demonstration of old...

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Rangoon Survey Reveals Nearly 6,000 Heritage Buildings | The Irrawaddy

Rangoon Survey Reveals Nearly 6,000 Heritage Buildings | The Irrawaddy | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

RANGOON—An on-going survey conducted by Yangon Heritage Trust has revealed that the former capital has nearly 6,000 heritage buildings across the city.
The non-governmental organization advocating for heritage protection in the city has been carrying out the Urban Heritage Inventory since it was founded in 2012. So far it has logged nearly 6,000 heritage buildings—some dating back to British colonial times—in nine townships in the downtown...

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Le musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac propose une sélection d'articles issus des plus grands quotidiens internationaux et de la presse culturelle.

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.