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Coinciding with Asian Art in London, Eskenazi Ltd presents bronze of a lifetime | Art Daily

Coinciding with Asian Art in London, Eskenazi Ltd presents bronze of a lifetime | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Giuseppe Eskenazi is renowned for handling Chinese objects of the greatest rarity and quality but the bronze vessel being exhibited at his gallery from 31 October to 22 November 2013 is exceptional even by his high standards...

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Corée du Sud : sous la façade ultramoderne, un chamanisme très vivant | France Inter

Corée du Sud : sous la façade ultramoderne, un chamanisme très vivant | France Inter | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Nous sommes dans un petit sanctuaire discret, situé au pied d’une montagne de la banlieue nord de Séoul. Devant un autel chargé d’offrandes, le chaman Taeul entre en transe, il parle avec la voix des esprits, marche en équilibre sur des couteaux...[AUDIO]

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Ancient glass bracelet found in Israel | The Archaeology News Network

Ancient glass bracelet found in Israel | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it


A broken bracelet which features a model of the seven-branched candelabrum from the Temple was discovered last Thursday by the Israel Antiquities Authority, it announced Tuesday, near a dig near Elyakim in the Mount Carmel National Park...

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Noël en Chine: des écoliers et des étudiants interdits de le célébrer car c'est une fête trop "occidentale" | The Huffington Post

Noël en Chine: des écoliers et des étudiants interdits de le célébrer car c'est une fête trop "occidentale" | The Huffington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Une métropole de l'est de la Chine, connue pour son importante communauté chrétienne, a interdit aux établissements scolaires de célébrer Noël, tradition jugée trop "occidentale", tandis qu'une université chinoise bannissait toute...

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Ruya Foundation announces Philippe Van Cauteren as Curator of the Pavilion of Iraq | Art Daily

Ruya Foundation announces Philippe Van Cauteren as Curator of the Pavilion of Iraq | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Ruya Foundation for Contemporary Culture in Iraq (Ruya) announced the appointment of Philippe Van Cauteren as curator of the National Pavilion of Iraq for the 56th Venice Biennale in May 2015...

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ONE TAKE ON JAPANESE CINEMA: Plenty to look forward to in 2015 | The Asahi Shimbun

ONE TAKE ON JAPANESE CINEMA: Plenty to look forward to in 2015 | The Asahi Shimbun | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Editor’s note: New Zealander Don Brown's column on Japanese movies runs on the second and fourth Fridays of the month in AJW. Brown is fluent in Japanese and creates English subtitles for Japanese films...

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This Christmas, follow the original art stars of the east | The Guardian

This Christmas, follow the original art stars of the east | The Guardian | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Two thousand years ago, Buddhist not Christian art was our guiding light – and had all the best nativity scenes
A crowd of people gather round a man on a horse, in an ancient stone relief that roars with life...

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Khiva, la ville aux portes du désert - life | Euronews

Khiva fut un centre du commerce d'esclaves, une cité effrayante, au sortir de l'éprouvante traversée du désert. Aujourd'hui c'est une ville-musée accueillant...[VIDEO]

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Tributes paid to Indian filmmaker | BBC News (Inde)

Tributes paid to Indian filmmaker | BBC News (Inde) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Tributes are paid to award-winning Indian film director K Balachander, who died in the southern city of Chennai on Tuesday...

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Les marques de plus de 100 ans d'histoire à Beijing | French-China.org

Les marques de plus de 100 ans d'histoire à Beijing | French-China.org | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Au nord-ouest de l'avenue Qianmen, Dashilar est une rue animée du district de Xuanwu. Des deux côtés de la rue, on trouve des magasins attirant un flux constant de visiteurs...

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Tesoro cultural sirio, borrado por la guerra | Ewcelsior (Mexique)

Tesoro cultural sirio, borrado por la guerra | Ewcelsior (Mexique) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Cerca de cuatro años de conflicto armado han causado la destrucción total de 24 sitios culturales en Siria, algunos de ellos considerados Patrimonio de la Humanidad por la UNESCO y entre los que figuran monumentos que...

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1.2 million year-old stone tool discovered in Turkey | Past Horizons

1.2 million year-old stone tool discovered in Turkey | Past Horizons | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Scientists have discovered the oldest recorded stone tool ever to be found in Turkey, revealing that humans passed through the gateway from Asia to Europe much earlier than previously thought, approximately 1.2 million years ago...

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Pre-historic site spotted in Nalgonda | The Hindu

Pre-historic site spotted in Nalgonda | The Hindu | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The Department of Archaeology has identified a rare pre-historic period habitation near Pazzur village of Thipparthi mandal in Nalgonda district. Retired senior caretaker, A. Bhanu Murthy and Technical Assistant P...

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Vietnam preserves ethnic languages | VietNamNet

Vietnam preserves ethnic languages | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Under the glow of a winter fire in her wooden house, Ly Thi Tung holds high a brown-paper book of Mong folk songs...

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Prehistoric site spotted in Nalgonda | The Archaeology News Network

Prehistoric site spotted in Nalgonda | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The Department of Archaeology has identified a rare pre-historic period habitation near Pazzur village of Thipparthi mandal in Nalgonda district. Retired senior caretaker, A. Bhanu Murthy and Technical Assistant P...

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Oldest stone tool ever found in Turkey discovered | The Archaeology News Network

Oldest stone tool ever found in Turkey discovered | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Scientists have discovered the oldest recorded stone tool ever to be found in Turkey, revealing that humans passed through the gateway from Asia to Europe much earlier than previously thought, approximately 1.2 million years ago...

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Belgium to return stolen artefacts to Iran | Archaeology News Network

Belgium to return stolen artefacts to Iran | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A court in Belgium has ruled that the country’s authorities restitute nine boxes of smuggled ancient Iranian artifacts along with a bronze pin stolen from an exhibition...

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Kyoto shrine celebrates return of venerated religious objects after repair work | The Asahi Shimbun

Kyoto shrine celebrates return of venerated religious objects after repair work | The Asahi Shimbun | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

UJI, Kyoto Prefecture--Ujigamijinja shrine, a World Heritage site, held a ceremony Dec. 24 to celebrate the return of sacred deities to its main hall following year-long restoration work...

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‘Kimono: A Modern History’ at the Met Tells Rich Stories Through Fabric | The New York Times

‘Kimono: A Modern History’ at the Met Tells Rich Stories Through Fabric | The New York Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

“Kimono: A Modern History,” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, a show more scholarly than sartorial, is a history of modern Japan...

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Chinese tinge: Islamic calligraphy exhibition opens today | The Express Tribune (Pakistan)

Chinese tinge: Islamic calligraphy exhibition opens today | The Express Tribune (Pakistan) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it


Titled “Revered calligraphy by Chinese,” the exhibition displays rare artworks from the collection of Asad Raza, who is a US-based collector and consultant on Islamic Arts. He has been collecting the artworks for the last three decades.

According to Raza, his several trips to China and networking opportunities...

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Santa's real workshop: the town in China that makes the world's Christmas decorations | The Guardian

Santa's real workshop: the town in China that makes the world's Christmas decorations | The Guardian | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Inside the ‘Christmas village’ of Yiwu, there’s no snow and no elves, just 600 factories that produce 60% of all the decorations in the world...

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Christmas nativity scenes by the street gangs of Timor Leste | The Guardian

Christmas nativity scenes by the street gangs of Timor Leste | The Guardian | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it


Gang members in Dili, the capital of Timor Leste, have a reputation for antisocial behaviour and martial arts but say community work like this is their true focus Continue reading... [Portfolio]

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Historia arruinada en Siria | La Prensa (Nicaragua)

Historia arruinada en Siria | La Prensa (Nicaragua) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

290 lugares con importancia cultural han sido dañados por la guerra civil desde marzo de 2011, según el Instituto de Formación e Investigación de Naciones Unidas...

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290 Heritage Sites Damaged By War In Syria | The Huffington Post

290 Heritage Sites Damaged By War In Syria | The Huffington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Satellite imagery indicate that 290 cultural heritage sites in Syria, whose history stretches back to the dawn of civilization, have been damaged by its ongoing civil war, the United Nations' training and research arm ...

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Près de 300 sites historiques gravement endommagés par la guerre en Syrie | Le Monde

Près de 300 sites historiques gravement endommagés par la guerre en Syrie | Le Monde | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Près de 300 sites du patrimoine culturel syrien ont été détruits, endommagés ou pillés en plus de trois ans de guerre, notamment à Alep ou Palmyre, selon un rapport alarmant (au format PDF) de l'Organisation des nations unies basé sur des images satellite. « Des régions comme Alep, où le peuplement remonte à sept mille ans, Damas, le krak des Chevaliers, Rakka et Palmyre ont subi d'importants dégâts », indique mardi l'Institut des nations unies pour la formation et la recherche (Unitar). ...


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The Week Ahead: ‘The Language of Xu Bing’ Opens at Los Angeles County Museum of Art

The Week Ahead: ‘The Language of Xu Bing’ Opens at Los Angeles County Museum of Art | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The Chinese conceptual artist Xu Bing often gets his inspiration from language and the printed word...

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