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Singapore Biennale: Sharon Chin’s flower power | Today (Singapour)

Singapore Biennale: Sharon Chin’s flower power | Today (Singapour) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

One moment I was busy snapping pictures and, the next, I was clutching my camera, trying to avoid getting splashed with water...

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Kiosque du monde propose un regard sur toute l'actualité culturelle et artistique en Asie à travers une sélection d'articles de la presse internationale.
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Rare discovery pushes back Iron Age in India | Archaeology News Network

Rare discovery pushes back Iron Age in India | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Iron Age may have come into existence in Telangana much before the rest of the world. At least that's the conclusion reached by archaeologists excavating the University of Hyderabad campus who found iron artefacts dating back to roughly 2,200 BC...

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Ancient shipyard used by Admiral Zheng He may lie beneath construction site | Archaeology News Network

Ancient shipyard used by Admiral Zheng He may lie beneath construction site | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Experts estimate that a construction site in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, where hundreds of shipbuilding tools have been unearthed, contains the remains of a shipyard that built vessels for one of China's greatest navigators, Zheng He...

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Ethnic minority children through lens of local photographer | VietNamNet Bridge

Ethnic minority children through lens of local photographer | VietNamNet Bridge | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The life of ethnic minority children in mountainous areas have been vividly reflected through photos taken by photographer Tran Binh An...

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Korean choreographer brings local legend to dance stage | VietNamNet Bridge

Korean choreographer brings local legend to dance stage | VietNamNet Bridge | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Chun Yoo Oh, also known as Madame Chun who is a Korean businesswoman and a dancing professor as well, will join hands with the HCMC Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera to revive the legend of Vietnam...

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Sculpture in clay & moulding | The Nation (Pakistan)

Sculpture in clay & moulding | The Nation (Pakistan) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it


Artist takes part in a 10-day sculpture in clay & moulding, casting in plaster workshop at National Art Gallery, Islamabad.
Artist takes part in a 10-day sculpture in clay & moulding, casting in plaster workshop at National Art Gallery, Islamabad...

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La yourte traditionnelle de l'ethnie kazakh | French China

La yourte traditionnelle de l'ethnie kazakh | French China | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Le 16 mai, des bergers du village de Xishan à Hami, dans la région du Xinjiang, sont en train de construire une yourte qui devra être à la fois confortable et facile à déménager...

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Agatha Christie's little-known Syrian memoir to be republished | The Guardian

Agatha Christie's little-known Syrian memoir to be republished | The Guardian | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Come, Tell Me How You Live recounts travels with her archaeologist husband after the second world war and features little-seen photographs Agatha Christie is best known as the ingenious plotter of scores of murder mysteries, but the queen of crime...

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Palmyre: la cité antique comme vous ne la verrez peut-être plus jamais après sa prise par Daech | The Huffington Post

Palmyre: la cité antique comme vous ne la verrez peut-être plus jamais après sa prise par Daech | The Huffington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Les jihadistes du groupe Etat islamique (EI) se sont emparés mercredi de la quasi-totalité de la cité antique de Palmyre, marquant un nouveau point contre le régime syrien et suscitant l'inquiétude pour ses trésors archéologiques...

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ISIS Captures Parts Of Ancient Syrian City Of Palmyra | The Huffington Post

ISIS Captures Parts Of Ancient Syrian City Of Palmyra | The Huffington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

BEIRUT (AP) -- Islamic State militants seized parts of the ancient town of Palmyra in central Syria on Wednesday after fierce clashes with government troops, renewing fears the extremist group would destroy the priceless archaeological site if it...

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‘Daughters of the Samurai’ Sheds Light on a Strange Chapter in U.S.-Japanese History | Japan Realtime

‘Daughters of the Samurai’ Sheds Light on a Strange Chapter in U.S.-Japanese History | Japan Realtime | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

In 1871, five Japanese girls were sent to live and study in the U.S., and become versed in Western culture. Their mission was to immerse themselves in Western customs and education, so they could one day return to their native, Meiji era Japan and share what they had...

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Hue Citadel seen from aerial cameras | VietNamNet

Hue Citadel seen from aerial cameras |  VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The 520ha Hue Royal Citadel, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage, is covered by green when it is viewed from above...

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Sara Shamma's 'World Civil War Portraits': Painting a nation's nightmare | The Independent

Sara Shamma's 'World Civil War Portraits': Painting a nation's nightmare | The Independent | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Hanging in the private office in Damascus of Asma al-Assad, the wife of the President of Syria, is a portrait of her commissioned in 2011 from one of her country's leading young painters...

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New discoveries at Iran’s Burnt City | The Archaeology News Network

New discoveries at Iran’s Burnt City | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Archaeologists have unearthed the tallest wall ever found near the ancient site of Burnt City in Iran’s southeastern Sistan-Baluchestan province...

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A golden makeover for an ancient Hindu temple | Archaeology News Network

A golden makeover for an ancient Hindu temple | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The ancient Sri Parthasarathy Swamy temple, one of the 108 Divya Desams (holy shrines of  Vaishnavites), is being restored to its ancient glory, just as it was when it was raised in the eighth century...

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Treasures from the National Museum, New Delhi celebrated at the National Gallery of Australia | Art Daily

Treasures from the National Museum, New Delhi celebrated at the National Gallery of Australia | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Today the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra opened The story of Rama: Indian Miniatures from the National Museum, New Delhi, the first major initiative under the Australia-India Memorandum of Understanding on Arts and Culture...

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Exhibition: The soul of traditional Do paper | VietNamNet Bridge

Exhibition: The soul of traditional Do paper | VietNamNet Bridge | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Following the success of Hanji Meets Vietnam Exhibition, Zo Project is introducing Do paper (made from the bark of Rhamnoneuron balansae) through the “Hon Do” (Soul of Do) exhibition...

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Les manuscrits sauvés de Mossoul en Irak | Le Monde

Les manuscrits sauvés de Mossoul en Irak | Le Monde | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Les Archives nationales à Paris présentent ces documents uniques, datant du XIIIe au XIXe siècles, jamais montrés...

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A makeover for Karachi: Artists breathe life into city’s walls, replace hate with love | The Express Tribune (Pakistan)

A makeover for Karachi: Artists breathe life into city’s walls, replace hate with love | The Express Tribune (Pakistan) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

KARACHI: For a city whose walls are spattered with political slogans, hate graffiti and dubious advertisements of faith healers, quacks and weight-loss products, a group of artists have a makeover in mind...

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De rares manuscrits irakiens exposés aux Archives nationales | Archimag

De rares manuscrits irakiens exposés aux Archives nationales | Archimag | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

| Plusieurs documents d’archives ont été sauvés des destructions menées par l’Etat islamique à Mossoul. Ils sont exposés jusqu’au 24 août aux Archives nationales...

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ISIS Fighters Seize Control of Syrian City of Palmyra, and Ancient Ruins | The New York Times

ISIS Fighters Seize Control of Syrian City of Palmyra, and Ancient Ruins | The New York Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Islamic State militants have already destroyed historical sites and sold off artifacts in other cities, and people fear they may do the same to the famous ruins in Palmyra...

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Isis seizes Palmyra: Live updates as Unesco World Heritage site 'falls to Islamic State' | The Independent

Isis seizes Palmyra: Live updates as Unesco World Heritage site 'falls to Islamic State' | The Independent | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Isis militants have reportedly seized part of the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, a Unesco World Heritage site...

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Iranian cartoonist could face years in prison for image depicting politicians as monkeys | The Washington Post

Iranian cartoonist could face years in prison for image depicting politicians as monkeys | The Washington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

On Tuesday, Atena Farghadani is due to go on trial in Iran. If found guilty of the crimes she is alleged to have committed, the 28-year-old could face years in prison.What are those crimes?...

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Des manuscrits rares de Mossoul dévoilés à Paris | Le Figaro

Des manuscrits rares de Mossoul dévoilés à Paris | Le Figaro | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Plusieurs documents irakiens sont présentés aux Archives nationales jusqu'au 24 août au cours de l'exposition Mésopotamie, carrefour des cultures - grandes heures des manuscrits irakiens, organisée dans le cadre du VIIIe centenaire de l'ordre...

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Palmyra: is saving priceless antiquity as important as saving people? | The Guardian

Palmyra: is saving priceless antiquity as important as saving people? | The Guardian | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

As Islamic State threatens more of Syria’s architectural splendours, it’s so clear that these stones are worth crying over – and guarding by air strikes if it comes down to it...

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Ming Dynasty gold-filled tomb of concubine-turned-political leader discovered | The Archaeology News Network

Ming Dynasty gold-filled tomb of concubine-turned-political leader discovered | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A Ming Dynasty tomb containing gold treasures has been discovered at a construction site in Nanjing, China...

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