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Masterpieces depicting gods of wind, thunder reproduced as Nishijin tapestries | The Asahi Shimbun (Japon)

Masterpieces depicting gods of wind, thunder reproduced as Nishijin tapestries | The Asahi Shimbun (Japon) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

An iconic 17th century painting depicting the gods of wind and thunder has been re-created in traditional tapestries here to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the Rinpa school of art...

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I only write what I enjoy writing: Ravinder Singh | Times of India

I only write what I enjoy writing: Ravinder Singh | Times of India | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

What makes Ravinder Singh write on a subject addressing social issues for his latest book when his previous books revolved mostly around heart-melting romances? Find out!...

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New burials discovered in Iran's Burnt City | Archaeology News Network

New burials discovered in Iran's Burnt City | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A team of archaeologists has discovered new burials in the 5200-year-old Burnt City in southeastern Iran...

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ISIS threatens to blow up historical walls of Nineveh | Archaeology News Network

ISIS threatens to blow up historical walls of Nineveh | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

According to the Assyrian website www.ankawa.com, ISIS is planning to destroy the walls of Nineveh, the capital of the Assyrian Empire and one of the most important archaeological sites in Iraq. Nineveh was sacked in 612 B.C...

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Pollution turning the Taj Mahal yellow | Archaeology News Network

Pollution turning the Taj Mahal yellow | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

India's white marvel, the Taj Mahal, is slowly turning brownish-yellow because of air pollution, says an Indo-US study which also identifies the pollutants responsible for the effect...

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Australia to return centuries-old stolen Buddha statue to India | Archaeology News Network

Australia to return centuries-old stolen Buddha statue to India | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The growing India-Australia bonhomie under PM Narendra Modi and his counterpart Tony Abbott is set to bring an end to an international art scandal which saw the surfacing of a Kushan Buddha statue in Canberra's National Gallery of Art (NGA) seven...

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Australia to return centuries-old stolen Buddha statue to India | Archaeology News Network

Australia to return centuries-old stolen Buddha statue to India | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The growing India-Australia bonhomie under PM Narendra Modi and his counterpart Tony Abbott is set to bring an end to an international art scandal which saw the surfacing of a Kushan Buddha statue in Canberra's National Gallery of Art (NGA) seven...

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600-year-old tower destroyed by fire in Yunnan | Archaeology News Network

600-year-old tower destroyed by fire in Yunnan | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it


A fire in the southwest of China has destroyed the 600-year-old Gongchen tower, part of an ancient city gate in Weishan county in Dali prefecture, Yunnan province.
The fire started at about 3 a.m. on Saturday...

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Shang Dynasty palace unearthed in Henan | Archaeology News Network

Shang Dynasty palace unearthed in Henan | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Archaeologists have unearthed a “middle city” at an archaeological site in Zhengzhou, Central China’s Henan province, which has a large area composed of 40 well-preserved sacrificial pits...

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Shanghai envisage d'ajouter les baguettes sur sa liste du patrimoine culturel immatériel | French China

Shanghai envisage d'ajouter les baguettes sur sa liste du patrimoine culturel immatériel | French China | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

L'agence de presse Xinhua a rapporté dimanche qu'une organisation a élaboré des mesures visant à ajouter les baguettes à la liste du patrimoine culturel immatériel de Shanghai en 2015...

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Critic Kobayashi's pre-war works show pessimism, reluctance to face reality | The Asahi Shimbun

Critic Kobayashi's pre-war works show pessimism, reluctance to face reality | The Asahi Shimbun | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Three obscure pre-World War II writings by Hideo Kobayashi (1902-1983), one of the most influential critics in the post-war era, will be republished in a literary magazine, showcasing the writer’s pessimism as an intellectual in wartime...

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Transgender woman is elected district mayor in Indian state of Chhattisgarh | The Guardian

Transgender woman is elected district mayor in  Indian state of Chhattisgarh | The Guardian | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

‘People have shown faith in me,’ says low-caste woman after victory in Raigarh months after historic court ruling on genderA low-caste transgender woman in central India has become the country’s first to win civic polls and be declared mayor...

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Nazca Lines of Kazakhstan: More Than 50 Geoglyphs Discovered | Live Science

Nazca Lines of Kazakhstan: More Than 50 Geoglyphs Discovered | Live Science | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The mostly earthen mounds, with shapes ranging from squares to swastikas, were various sizes, with some rivaling the length of a modern-day aircraft carrier. Archaeologists aren't sure of the purpose of these more than 2,000-year-old geoglyphs...

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Sackler Collections: Wallpapers | Smithsonian

Sackler Collections: Wallpapers | Smithsonian | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it


Download images from the Freer | Sackler collection for use as wallpaper on your phone, tablet, desktop or on social media...

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Kodansha to digitize all 22 comic magazines | Asahi Shinbun (Japon)

Kodansha to digitize all 22 comic magazines | Asahi Shinbun (Japon) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Playing catch-up with a key rival, publisher Kodansha Ltd. plans to start online distribution of digital versions of all 22 of its comic magazines by June, sources said...

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Japanese photographer Shin Noguchi presents his country's culture with beauty and humanism | The Independant

Japanese photographer Shin Noguchi presents his country's culture with beauty and humanism | The Independant | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Shin Noguchi has been documenting his native Japan for more than a decade, capturing unusual events and remarkable instances throughout its cities...

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I Ching - wisdom found in translation of Chinese oracle | South China Morning Post

I Ching - wisdom found in translation of Chinese oracle | South China Morning Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

In China, the I Ching is a highly influential classic whose status in any other culture might have been that of sacred scripture...
 

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Vietnam culture goes on Japan TV | Vietnamnet

Vietnam culture goes on Japan TV | Vietnamnet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A collection of traditional Vietnamese ao dai made from traditional materials such as My A silk and highlighted by the image of lotus is featured in a 20-minute program which Japan’s Fuji Television Station made at Vo Viet Chung...

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Thai engineer falls in love with Vietnam’s paintings | Vietnamnet

Thai engineer falls in love with Vietnam’s paintings | Vietnamnet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Bababa Gallery in Bangkok opens every day to public to enjoy Vietnamese contemporary paintings...

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Vandalism at Siamese temple work of mentally unsound person, says Anwar | The Malaysian Insider

Vandalism at Siamese temple work of mentally unsound person, says Anwar | The Malaysian Insider | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today said the act of vandalism by an unidentified individual at a Siamese Buddhist temple in his constituency of Permatang Pauh yesterday was the work of a "mentally unstable" person...

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Iranian Film Festival at Freer Gallery | The Washington Post

Iranian Film Festival at Freer Gallery | The Washington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

What’s the connection between slasher flicks and the art of M.C. Escher? Both inspired Iranian writer-director Shahram Mokri’s “Fish & Cat,” winner of a special award for innovation at the 2013 Venice Film Festival...

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Ancient Trypillian Temple Discovered in Ukraine | Past Horizons

Ancient Trypillian Temple Discovered in Ukraine | Past Horizons | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Archaeologists exploring the remains of an ancient Trypillian culture temple in Ukraine beleive they have found evidence of complex sacrificial rituals at the site...

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'Flash Mob': Arctic Nomads Say Cheese for First Time | Indian Country Today

'Flash Mob': Arctic Nomads Say Cheese for First Time | Indian Country Today | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Winter is upon us. But even this cold weather doesn't compare to the brutally low temperatures sometimes registered in the remote areas of northeast Russia...

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Hallan en Turquía una ciudad subterránea de unos 5.000 años de antigüedad | ABC (Paraguay)

Hallan en Turquía una ciudad subterránea de unos 5.000 años de antigüedad | ABC (Paraguay) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

ANKARA. Una gran ciudad subterránea, de unos 5.000 años de antigüedad, descubierta recientemente en la región turca de Capadocia por arqueólogos turcos, puede ser la urbe construida bajo tierra más grande del mundo, según los científicos...

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Bagan’s Painters Add Gritty Dimension to Their Craft | The Irrawaddy

Bagan’s Painters Add Gritty Dimension to Their Craft | The Irrawaddy | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Sand-painting and -carving artist Maung Pa showing off his “sand-sculpture.”  BAGAN, Mandalay Division — Bagan is a destination with many draws, from ancient temples to quaint horse-drawn carriages that whisk...

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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.