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The ‘Untouchables': The Tradition of Chhaupadi in Nepal | TIME

The ‘Untouchables': The Tradition of Chhaupadi in Nepal | TIME | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

‘Tradition’ is broadly defined as a belief or custom that is passed between generations. It can be cultural, religious or something entirely different...

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WorldViews: Did Chinese mariners reach Australia before the Europeans? | The Washington Post

WorldViews: Did Chinese mariners reach Australia before the Europeans? | The Washington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it


In Australia these days, China seems to shadow the antipodean nation’s future. China’s appetite for natural resources has reshaped Australia’s economy, and the disruptive threat of its expanding navy has led Australian officials to approve the deployment of U.S. marines on Australian soil.

We hear far less about China's role...

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Dance Review: Nivedha Ramalingam Brings Bharatanatyam to Drive East | The New York Times

Dance Review: Nivedha Ramalingam Brings Bharatanatyam to Drive East | The New York Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

All dance occurs in the three dimensions of space and the fourth of time — but it can be a beautiful shock to feel the invigorating intensity with which the South Indian classical dance form of Bharatanatyam brings all those dimensions keenly to life. On Monday evening at La MaMa, in one of the opening events of the weeklong Drive East festival of Indian music and dance, the dancer Nivedha Ramalingam stretched to the back of the stage with her right arm, then with her left, each time turning from the front with a 180-degree arc. Likewise she ardently addressed the air above her; next the floor belo...

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National School of Drama plans to open a centre in Mumbai | Hindustan Times

National School of Drama plans to open a centre in Mumbai | Hindustan Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Theatre aspirants in the state have a reason to rejoice as the National School of Drama NSD the theatre training institute in Delhi is planning a Mumbai centre in few months...

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Western Australian Museum reveals 'Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures from the National Museum, Kabul' | Art Daily

Western Australian Museum reveals 'Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures from the National Museum, Kabul' | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A stunning exhibition of treasures once thought lost to the world opened at the Western Australian Museum, Perth...

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Prized Kimonos on display at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria | Art Daily

Prized Kimonos on display at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Even the untrained eye can see kimonos are great works of art, but to the trained eye, each kimono tells a story...

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Sotheby's Hong Kong Autumn 2014 Sale Series to take place from 4 to 8 October | Art Daily

Sotheby's Hong Kong Autumn 2014 Sale Series to take place from 4 to 8 October | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Sotheby’s Hong Kong Autumn Sales 2014 will take place from 4 to 8 October at Hall 3, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre...

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Tributes for top China expert | The Australian

Tributes for top China expert | The Australian | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

FORMER PM Kevin Rudd has paid tribute to Pierre Ryckmans, one of world’s the most eminent Sinologists who has died in Sydney...

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Palestinian artist Khaled Jarrar barred from going "To The Square 2" in Helsinki | Art Daily

Palestinian artist Khaled Jarrar barred from going "To The Square 2" in Helsinki | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Unless he defeats the travel ban put on him by the Israeli Security Agency (Shin Bet/Shabak) and arrives in time, Khaled Jarrar will be present via videolink at “Meet the Artists of To the Square 2” on August 14...

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LiveAuctioneers' CEO: Six-figure prices for Asian works sold online 'no longer a shock' | Art Daily

LiveAuctioneers' CEO: Six-figure prices for Asian works sold online 'no longer a shock' | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A decade ago, Internet live bidding was primarily a resource favored by collectors of pop-culture memorabilia and more moderately priced merchandise. It was not the realm of high-end art buyers. Today, it’s an entirely different story...

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Second Middle Eastern Contemporary Art Online Auction returns to the Auction Room this October | Art Daily

Second Middle Eastern Contemporary Art Online Auction returns to the Auction Room this October | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it


The Auction Room announces the second auction of Middle Eastern Contemporary Art which will take place online at www.theauctionroom.com on 1st October 2014 at 7pm London time....

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Discovering Lu ethnic people’s indigenous culture | VietNamNet Bridge

Discovering Lu ethnic people’s indigenous culture | VietNamNet Bridge | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Hon Village in Tam Duong District, which is home to Lu ethnic people, is a tourist attraction in the northern mountain province of Lai Chau for it has maintained indigenous culture for years.  ...

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Jack Sparrow in Buddhist temple | Bangkok Post

Jack Sparrow in Buddhist temple | Bangkok Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Have you ever been to a Buddhist temple that has statues of a pirate, an American Indian, a Viking, ancient Chinese warriors, cupids, el Che, a Pharoah, mythological figures and other world famous characters all gathered in one place?...

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La Chine sur scène au 68e Festival d'Avignon | French China

La Chine sur scène au 68e Festival d'Avignon | French China | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Chaque année en juillet, le festival annuel débarque à Avignon et transforme cette ville du sud de la France en un théâtre animé. Une représentation spéciale de la Nuit de la Chine y a également créé une atmosphère dense de culture chinoise...

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Human skeleton wearing crown discovered near Harappan site | Archaeology News Network

Human skeleton wearing crown discovered near Harappan site | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The accidental discovery of a human skeleton wearing what appears to be a copper crown with carnelian beads has generated a lot of curiosity in Chandayan village of Baghpat district...

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Van's ancient necropolis overlooked by tourists | Archaeology News Network

Van's ancient necropolis overlooked by tourists |  Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

An area of 1,600-squaremeters, where more than 2,000 stelae have been erected by the Urartian Kingdom through mathematical calculations, and underground rock graves need attention "to contribute to Turkish tourism"...

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Prehistoric site found in Andhra Pradesh | Archaeology News Network

Prehistoric site found in Andhra Pradesh |  Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The Kurnool district in India's state of Andhra Pradesh is emerging as an important human habitat during prehistoric times with archaeologists discovering places one after the other...

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'Unearthing Arabia: The Archaeological Adventures of Wendell Phillips' at the Freer and Sackler Galleries | Archaeology News Network

'Unearthing Arabia: The Archaeological Adventures of Wendell Phillips' at the Freer and Sackler Galleries |  Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Wendell Phillips, a young paleontologist and geologist, headed one of the largest archaeological expeditions to remote South Arabia (present-day Yemen) from 1949 to 1951...

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'Cai GuoQiang: The Ninth Wave' opens at the Power Station in Shanghai | Art Daily

'Cai GuoQiang: The Ninth Wave' opens at the Power Station in Shanghai | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The Power Station of Art presents the major solo exhibition Cai Guo­Qiang: The Ninth Wave by the New York-based Chinese-born artist...

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Behold, The Beauty Of Pushkar's Holy Men | The Huffington Post

Behold, The Beauty Of Pushkar's Holy Men | The Huffington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Fall in Pushkar, the Indian pilgrimage town, is busy season. In October comes the Camel Fair, an annual event that draws thousands of tourists intrigued by the sights -- the unending herds of camels and livestock for sale, the world’s-longest-mustache contest, the dark-eyed pilgrims, so unlike beggars anywhere...

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HONY Photographer Captures Innocence Of Iraqi Minority Children As U.S. Sends Aid | The Huffington Post

HONY Photographer Captures Innocence Of Iraqi Minority Children As U.S. Sends Aid | The Huffington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

One photographer's global travels recently captured a glimmer of hope within an otherwise bleak landscape in Iraq...

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Two Burmese Shorts to Screen at Malaysian Film Festival | The Irrawaddy

Two Burmese Shorts to Screen at Malaysian Film Festival | The Irrawaddy | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Two Burmese short films that won awards at the Human Rights Human Dignity International Film Festival in Rangoon this year have been selected to screen at Malaysia’s KOMAS Freedom Film Festival next...

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Taiwan’s folk temples branch out with a bang | The Taipei Times

Taiwan’s folk temples branch out with a bang | The Taipei Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Goring your skull repeatedly with a painted red baton embedded with sharp metal spikes might seem an odd way to fulfill a bureaucratic oath, but for Haozhoufu’s (蠔洲府) possessed shaman, it’s all part of making a yearly official report to Wangye (王爺,...

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Cambodia's lost rock 'n' roll | ABC (Australie)

Cambodia's lost rock 'n' roll | ABC (Australie) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

They were wild and rhythmic, creating a new sound combining rock, soul and traditional music, but during the brutal reign of the Khmer Rouge most of Cambodia's rock 'n' rollers were killed...

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La danse magique des mamies coréennes | Le Figaro

La danse magique des mamies coréennes | Le Figaro | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Au Théâtre de la Colline, Eun-Me Ahn offre une chorégraphie tendre et extravagante...[VIDÉO]

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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.