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Près de 1500 mosquées détruites ou endommagées recensées en Syrie | Observatoire du Patrimoine Religieux

Près de 1500 mosquées détruites ou endommagées recensées en Syrie | Observatoire du Patrimoine Religieux | Asie | Scoop.it

En deux ans de conflit, un grand nombre de sites religieux et historiques ont été détruits, endommagés ou pillés en Syrie. On compte aujourd'hui près de 1500 mosquées atteintes, parmi les décombres du reste du pays...

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Nada Karami-Zreik : “Faire connaître les artistes syriens auprès des galeristes parisiens” | Télérama

Nada Karami-Zreik : “Faire connaître les artistes syriens auprès des galeristes parisiens” | Télérama | Asie | Scoop.it

Après des début compliqués, la galeriste engagée qui a grandi à Damas diffuse majoritairement les œuvres de plasticiens du monde arabe...

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"Made in Japan: Kakiemon and 400 years of porcelain" on view at the British Museum | Art Daily

"Made in Japan: Kakiemon and 400 years of porcelain" on view at the British Museum | Art Daily | Asie | Scoop.it

This Asahi Shimbun Display Made in Japan: Kakiemon and 400 years of porcelain celebrates fifteen generations of porcelain production in Arita by showcasing work by one of the most famous potting dynasties. This year is the 400th anniversary of the birth of porcelain in the town of Arita in Saga Prefecture and the show features, among other examples, a new work decorated with acorn branches by Sakaida Kakiemon XV (b.1968) representing his coming of age as an artist that he created specifically for the British Museum. Featured in the display is an original film made by the British Museum at the Kakiemon kiln...

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Brand New World | Bangkok Post

Brand New World | Bangkok Post | Asie | Scoop.it

The opening of MAIIAM Contemporary Art Museum in Chiang Mai this Sunday marks one of the year's most important cultural events...

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La Cité interdite s'expose sur le navire Ovation of the Seas | China.org

La Cité interdite s'expose sur le navire Ovation of the Seas | China.org | Asie | Scoop.it

Le 26 juin, une visiteuse admire des œuvres artistiques et créatives de la Cité interdite sur l'Ovation of the Seas, le nouveau navire de croisière de Royal Caribbean International, qui faisait escale dans le port de croisière international de Tianjin. Une série d'activités culturelles ont été organisées à bord, afin de promouvoir la culture du Musée national du palais et la culture traditionnelle chinoise, telles que des conférences et des expositions d'œuvres artistiques et créatives relatives à la Cité interdite...

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Un festin acoustique et visuel dans le « Cube d'eau » à Beijing | China.org

Un festin acoustique et visuel dans le « Cube d'eau » à Beijing | China.org | Asie | Scoop.it

L'édition 2016 des spectacles « Nid d'oiseau – Attraction » a débuté dans la soirée du 25 juin au Centre national de natation, communément appelé le Cube d'eau, à Beijing...

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Iraqi Kurdistan site reveals evolution towards the first cities of Mesopotamia | Archaeology News Network

Iraqi Kurdistan site reveals evolution towards the first cities of Mesopotamia | Archaeology News Network | Asie | Scoop.it

A Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB) campaign at the site of Gird Lashkir, in Iraq, reveals the evolution from the first farming societies to the consolidation of the first cities of Mesopotamia...

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Exploring the prehistory of Palawan Island through human remains | Archaeology News Network

Exploring the prehistory of Palawan Island through human remains | Archaeology News Network | Asie | Scoop.it

Researchers are excavating human remains from caves in Palawan Island in the Philippines to learn more about the diversity of burial and other cultural practices over the past 10,000 years...

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Japanese prints from the Elise Wessels Collection on view at the Rijksmuseum | Art Daily

Japanese prints from the Elise Wessels Collection on view at the Rijksmuseum | Art Daily | Asie | Scoop.it

For the first time ever, the Rijksmuseum is presenting 170 Japanese prints from the Elise Wessels Collection, picturing Japan’s rapid modernization during the opening decades of the twentieth century. Alongside prints, the exhibition features kimonos and lacquerware from the Jan Dees and René van der Star Collection and posters on loan from the National Museum of Modern Art in Tokyo...

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New origins for farmed rice discovered | Archaeology News Network

New origins for farmed rice discovered | Archaeology News Network | Asie | Scoop.it

Chew on this: rice farming is a far older practice than we knew. In fact, the oldest evidence of domesticated rice has just been found in China, and it's about 9,000 years old...

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Free entry to museums, archaeological sites on June 30 | Egypt Independent

Free entry to museums, archaeological sites on June 30 | Egypt Independent | Asie | Scoop.it

Prime Minister Sherif Ismail has declared that entry to all museums and archaeological sites nationwide will be free of charge on June 30 for Egyptians and non-Egyptians during working hours.
The Antiquities Ministry announced in May that free museum entry will be seen increasingly often as the ministry encourages...

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Beautiful Thai heritage, culture come under serious threat | Bangkok Post

Beautiful Thai heritage, culture come under serious threat | Bangkok Post | Asie | Scoop.it

Walking from Wong Wian Yai BTS station into Soi Krung Thon Buri 2, one is likely to stumble across a nineteenth century Thai-style teak house dwarfed by surrounding skyscrapers.
Wooden houses dotting a community have become increasingly rare as urbanisation has stretched out to the suburbs. Thanks to urbanisation, once-suburban areas have now become part of city centres...

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'The Company and the Shogun': A different side to the Dutch East India Co. | The Japan Times

'The Company and the Shogun': A different side to the Dutch East India Co. | The Japan Times | Asie | Scoop.it

“The Company and the Shogun” is an absorbing book about the relationship between Dutch traders in Japan and the Tokugawa Shogunate during the 17th century. Rather than providing an overview of the period, author Adam Clulow focuses on a handful of flashpoints where the Dutch East India Co. (VOC) and the Shogunate came into conflict...

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Little puppet master | Bangkok Post

Little puppet master | Bangkok Post | Asie | Scoop.it

Last month, hundreds of people were enjoying the traditional southern Thai shadow puppet performance known as nang talung. At a show at Ratchadamnoen Contemporary Art Centre in Bangkok, they were mesmerised by the puppeteering, singing and dubbing skills of Thailand's youngest nang talung performer, Sakon Suwannakhot. This nine-year-old boy from Phra Phrom, Nakhon Si Thammarat, started practising the art at the age of seven. Today, he is the puppet master...

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Development Bank of Japan to promote use of traditional Japanese houses | The Japan Times

Development Bank of Japan to promote use of traditional Japanese houses | The Japan Times | Asie | Scoop.it

The Development Bank of Japan has formed an alliance with travel website Ikyu Corp. to promote the use of traditional Japanese houses as tourist facilities.
Under the alliance, the government-affiliated bank will provide financing for projects to renovate traditional houses. It will use a ¥5 billion investment fund established...

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Finding a ceramic kingdom under Lady’s reign | VietNamNet

Finding a ceramic kingdom under Lady’s reign | VietNamNet | Asie | Scoop.it

The whole road runs along a man-made channel sandwiched between the road and villages. To get to one’s house, you need to cross a bridge. Needless to say, the whole area looks so peaceful and lovely. Further into the village, the roads, sadly, have all recently been cemented, intertwined with emerald still ponds without any fences.
Walking around the village, I secretly wished that other villages would keep cool with this system of little ponds during the hot summer.
This year, the lotus suffered and the pond...

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Water puppetry – a must-see show for tourists to Ha Noi | VietNamNet

Water puppetry – a must-see show for tourists to Ha Noi | VietNamNet | Asie | Scoop.it

He serves as narrator of the water puppet performance. In the beginning, he raises the festival flag from the water without it making a splash. The unique feat is always a curious thing for audiences.
The show officially begins and wows spectators. Water puppetry is a special treat for tourists in Ha Noi - a must-see show for all foreign visitors.
While Indonesia has shadow puppets, Japan has bunraku theatre with black-clad ninja puppeteers and in the US, people know Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy and all the other members of the madcap Muppet gang, Viet Nam has an 800-year-old art form called traditional water puppetry, remarked...

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Making Art From Pakistan’s Chaos | The New York Times

Making Art From Pakistan’s Chaos | The New York Times | Asie | Scoop.it

LAHORE, Pakistan — A drain, clogged with pink plastic bags and filled with black water, separates Bahar Colony, a Christian neighborhood, from the rest of this city. On one side is the Arfa Software Technology Park, a soaring modern complex of steel and green glass. On the other, the broken facades of low-lying brick houses are hung with rags. A sign reads...

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Imran Qureshi unveils his largest outdoor commission in Bradford | Art Daily

Imran Qureshi unveils his largest outdoor commission in Bradford | Art Daily | Asie | Scoop.it

Award-winning Pakistani artist Imran Qureshi has transformed Bradford's Lister Park and City Park with his biggest and most ambitious outdoor commission to date, Garden Within a Garden. Inspired by the million-strong British Indian army that fought in the First World War, Garden Within a Garden has been co-commissioned by 14-18 NOW, the UK’s arts programme for the First World War centenary, Bradford Council and Yorkshire...

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Au Japon, un écrivain mort il y a un siècle revient sous forme de robot | Le Monde

Au Japon, un écrivain mort il y a un siècle revient sous forme de robot | Le Monde | Asie | Scoop.it

Soseki Natsume, un écrivain japonais mort en 1916 viendra donner des cours de littérature à l’université de Tokyo. En version robot...

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Iraqi Kurdistan site reveals evolution towards the first cities of Mesopotamia | Archaeology News Network

Iraqi Kurdistan site reveals evolution towards the first cities of Mesopotamia | Archaeology News Network | Asie | Scoop.it

A Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB) campaign at the site of Gird Lashkir, in Iraq, reveals the evolution from the first farming societies to the consolidation of the first cities of Mesopotamia...

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Smithsonian to host 1st major Qur’an exhibition | Smithsonian

Smithsonian to host 1st major Qur’an exhibition | Smithsonian | Asie | Scoop.it

The Holy Qur’an, revered by Muslims, is the centerpiece of a first-of-its-kind exhibition in the United States as the Smithsonian displays exquisitely decorated manuscripts from one of the top Qur’an collections...

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Great success for the Portier Collection of Japanese Art at Christie's Paris | Art Daily

Great success for the Portier Collection of Japanese Art at Christie's Paris | Art Daily | Asie | Scoop.it

Today, Beaussant Lefèvre in association with Christie’s, sold the Portier Collection of Japanese Art at Drouot, in a packed saleroom...

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Quest for lost Dhammazedi bell set to resume | The Democratic Voice of Burma (Myanmar)

Quest for lost Dhammazedi bell set to resume | The Democratic Voice of Burma (Myanmar) | Asie | Scoop.it

A man who made headlines two years ago when he launched a failed search for the Great Bell of Dhammazedi has announced plans to resume his quest.
The post Quest for lost Dhammazedi bell set to resume appeared first on DVB Multimedia Group...

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Restoration of Thai King’s Tomb Continues Under DNA Test Uncertainty | The Irrawaddy (Thaïlande)

Restoration of Thai King’s Tomb Continues Under DNA Test Uncertainty | The Irrawaddy (Thaïlande) | Asie | Scoop.it

While DNA tests to confirm the identity of King Uthumphon’s tomb remain pending, the tomb site near Mandalay is being prepared for its re-consecration...

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Hanoi’s 1000-year history in the basement of National Assembly House | VietNamNet

Hanoi’s 1000-year history in the basement of National Assembly House | VietNamNet | Asie | Scoop.it

An exhibition showcasing archaeological discoveries under the new National Assembly (NA) House recently opened in the house's two basement levels...

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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.