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Aung San sculpture to be unveiled | Democratic Voice of Burma

Aung San sculpture to be unveiled | Democratic Voice of Burma | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A sculpture of Burmese independence hero Gen. Aung San will go on display this month to commemorate his 100th birthday...

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Let’s talk about sex, woman! | The Times of India

Let’s talk about sex, woman! | The Times of India | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

At the Times LitFest held in Bengaluru over the weekend, one of the many things we need to raise a toast to was the number of influential women taking a stand about the biggest existential topic that is taboo in our society — sex...

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Soseki portrait by manga pioneer Ippei a hidden treasure at venerated Kyoto inn | The Asahi Shimbun

Soseki portrait by manga pioneer Ippei a hidden treasure at venerated Kyoto inn | The Asahi Shimbun | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

KYOTO--The mystery remains on how the long-established Hiiragiya inn in Kyoto obtained a portrait of literary master Natsume Soseki created by manga artist Ippei Okamoto (1886-1948)...

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Intangible cultural preservation means human protection | VietNamNet

Intangible cultural preservation means human protection | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Since UNESCO started honouring spiritual and cultural values of humanity with the intangible cultural heritage title in 2003, the official status has been granted to nine intangible cultural heritages in Vietnam,...

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‘Hawaizaada’ Depicts Indian Aviation Pioneers | The New York Times

‘Hawaizaada’ Depicts Indian Aviation Pioneers | The New York Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

“Hawaizaada” wraps itself in a love story, but its main focus is on a pair of aviation pioneers in India who are said to have designed an airplane in 1895, before the Wright brothers...

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Feminism Awakens In Himalayan Buddhist Art and Meditation

Feminism Awakens In Himalayan Buddhist Art and Meditation | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

On the left is Mahapajapati Gotami, the Buddha's stepmother and aunt and the first woman to request and receive ordination from the Buddha. In the mural seen here and immediately below she is accompanied by some of the first Buddhist nuns...

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Excavation restarts at Buddhist monastery | Archaeology News Network

Excavation restarts at Buddhist monastery | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A dot on the map of south Bengal is gradually emerging from the sands of time and has the potential to change the course of history as it stands now...

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Meijer Gardens' new exhibition showcases Japanese art never before seen outside of Japan | Art Daily

Meijer Gardens' new exhibition showcases Japanese art never before seen outside of Japan | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture presents a once-in-a-lifetime exhibition of Japanese art, Splendors of Shiga: Treasures from Japan...

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Ancient sacrificial architecture unearthed in Shaanxi | Archaeology News Network

Ancient sacrificial architecture unearthed in Shaanxi | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Archaeologists have unearthed an ancient sacrificial architecture at a historical site of Western Zhou Dynasty (c. 11th century-771 BC) in Baoji city of Northwest China's Shaanxi province, according to a report from Xinhua on Wednesday...

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Feminism Awakens In Himalayan Buddhist Art and Meditation | The Huffington Post

Feminism Awakens In Himalayan Buddhist Art and Meditation | The Huffington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

On the left is Mahapajapati Gotami, the Buddha's stepmother and aunt and the first woman to request and receive ordination from the Buddha. In the mural seen here and immediately below she is accompanied by some of the first Buddhist nuns...

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War on rugs: Afghan refugees in Pakistan weave drones, weapons on carpets | The Express Tribune (Pakistan)

War on rugs: Afghan refugees in Pakistan weave drones, weapons on carpets | The Express Tribune (Pakistan) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it
The ‘art of war’ isn’t lost on Afghan refugees in Pakistan.

While the global popularity of Afghan carpets is unquestionable, in recent times, Afghan refugees have resorted to the art of weaving war-related items on exquisite rugs, ditching the traditional for the familiar...

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ISIS destroys large parts of Nineveh historical wall | The Archaeology News Network

ISIS destroys large parts of Nineveh historical wall | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A Kurdish official revealed on Tuesday evening that the ISIS organization had bombed large parts and tracts of the ancient Nineveh wall, indicating that such an act violates the right of human culture and heritage...

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Mummified corpse of 200 year old 'meditating monk' found in Mongolia | The Archaeology News Network

Mummified corpse of 200 year old 'meditating monk' found in Mongolia | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The well-preserved mummifed body of a meditating monk, believed to be several centuries old, was discovered in the Songinokhairkhan province of Mongolia, according to Mongolia's Morning Newspaper...

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Guan Shanyue : un souffle de réalisme dans la peinture traditionnelle chinoise | French China

Guan Shanyue : un souffle de réalisme dans la peinture traditionnelle chinoise | French China | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Lors de la séance de ventes automnales organisée en novembre 2014 par la maison China Guardian, l'œuvre Exercices de bon matin du peintre Guan Shanyue (1912-2000) a été adjugée pour 20,125 millions de yuans...

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Aparecen en Israel primeros restos de un homo sapiens lejos de África | La Nacion (Chili)

Aparecen en Israel primeros restos de un homo sapiens lejos de África | La Nacion (Chili) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Un cráneo de más de 55.000 años encontrado en una gruta de Israel refuerza la teoría de que los Homo sapiens pudieron convivir con los Neandertales en Oriente Próximo y hasta reproducirse con ellos...

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Landmark Exhibition of Burmese Buddhist Art Headed for New York | The Irrawaddy (Myanmar)

Landmark Exhibition of Burmese Buddhist Art Headed for New York | The Irrawaddy (Myanmar) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A sandstone image of Buddha cutting his hair, dating from the 11th-12th centuries, from the Bagan Archaeological Museum...

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55,000 year old skull in Galilee cave connects Africa to Europe | Past Horizons

55,000 year old skull in Galilee cave connects Africa to Europe | Past Horizons | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The discovery of a 55,000-year-old partial skull in Northern Israel provides new insights into the migration of modern humans out of Africa...

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Why Preserving Pakistan's Cultural Heritage Should Matter to the United States | The Huffington Post

Why Preserving Pakistan's Cultural Heritage Should Matter to the United States | The Huffington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

We walked beside the now dusty wash that once contained the mighty but ever shifting Indus River, puzzling out the names of long-deceased members of royal dynasties now barely remembered...

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Looted artefacts are funding Isis campaign | The Independent

Looted artefacts are funding Isis campaign | The Independent | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Isis is looting artefacts in Syria and Iraq on a massive scale, MPs have warned...

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Ancient animal bone suggests Himiko adopted Chinese fortunetelling method | The Asahi Shimbun

Ancient animal bone suggests Himiko adopted Chinese fortunetelling method | The Asahi Shimbun | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

An animal bone unearthed from ancient ruins here indicates that a fortunetelling method imported from China was adopted by shaman queen Himiko and leaders of the Yamato State...

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Ancient stone stele found in central Vietnam | VietNamNet

Ancient stone stele found in central Vietnam | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A stone stele dated back to the Nguyen Dynasty in the 19th century was discovered at a temple in Duc Dong commune in Duc Tho district of Ha Tinh province...

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Le grand retour de la musique traditionnelle chinoise | French China

Le grand retour de la musique traditionnelle chinoise | French China | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Le public chinois retrouve goût à la musique traditionnelle chinoise et ses instruments désuets, suscitant un grand nombre de vocations entre tradition et innovation...

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Xiaohe : diffuser le parfum de la musique traditionnelle chinoise | French China

Xiaohe : diffuser le parfum de la musique traditionnelle chinoise | French China | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it


L'histoire d'un musicien chinois, Li Yong, qui transmet aux enfants son savoir, sa passion et son goût pour l'effort...

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Ancient human fossil from Taiwan could be new primitive species | The Archaeology News Network

Ancient human fossil from Taiwan could be new primitive species | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

An ancient human fossil discovered from the seafloor near Taiwan reveals that a primitive group of humans, potentially an unknown species, once lived in Asia, researchers say.
This fossilized lower jaw was recovered from the seafloor near Taiwain...

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Two Harappan sites being excavated | The Archaeology News Network

Two Harappan sites being excavated | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Excavations have begun at the two Harappan sites of Binjor in Rajasthan, close to the India-Pakistan border, and Rakhigarhi in Haryana...

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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.