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Nabatean-Arabic missing link: ‘Oldest’ inscription found in Najran | Arab News

Nabatean-Arabic missing link: ‘Oldest’ inscription found in Najran | Arab News | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A Saudi-French archaeological team has unearthed in Najran what might be considered the oldest inscription in the Arabic alphabet, said a spokesman from the French Foreign Ministry...

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Les Emirats versent 50 millions de dollars à l’Unesco pour reconstruire Mossoul | Le Monde

Les Emirats versent 50 millions de dollars à l’Unesco pour reconstruire Mossoul | Le Monde | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

« Faire revivre l’esprit de Mossoul », l’ambitieux programme de l’Unesco pour la reconstruction du centre historique de la ville irakienne a reçu, lundi 23 avril, le soutien financier des Emirats Arabes Unis (EAU) pour un montant de 50,4 millions de dollars...

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Intriguing Vatican and Sharjah Museum collections explore Islamic faith and culture | Art Daily

Intriguing Vatican and Sharjah Museum collections explore Islamic faith and culture | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Fine embroidered textiles, camel and horse saddles, musical instruments and carved amulets, headline a new exhibition on view at the...

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This Japanese Tea Ceremony Master Has Been Hosting Them for Decades | National Geographic

This Japanese Tea Ceremony Master Has Been Hosting Them for Decades | National Geographic | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The sensei from Japan began learning how to host the ceremonies when she was just six years old...

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Over 300 lots of hand-selected Chinese antiques are in Converse Auctions internet-only auction | Art Daily

Over 300 lots of hand-selected Chinese antiques are in Converse Auctions internet-only auction | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Just over 300 hand-selected Chinese antiques are up for bid in Converse Auctions’ internet-only Important Spring Chinese Auction, already online...

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Des manuscrits arabes rarissimes découverts au Mont Athos | Les Découvertes Archéologiques (Blog)

Des manuscrits arabes rarissimes découverts au Mont Athos | Les Découvertes Archéologiques (Blog) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Une équipe archéologique de l'Université du Koweït a découvert de rares manuscrits écrits en arabe au Mont Athos en Grèce...

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‘One of the most important’ sets of Middle East artifacts unveiled | The Guardian

‘One of the most important’ sets of Middle East artifacts unveiled | The Guardian | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it
A three-year renovation at the Penn Museum introduces a $5m collection of nearly 1,200 objects, many of which will be on public view for the first time...
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'I've lost the city I used to shoot' | BBC

'I've lost the city I used to shoot' | BBC | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Lui Hock Seng, an 81-year-old photographer, is nostalgic for the long-vanished Singapore he used to capture...[VIDEO]

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Hung Kings Temple festival a panoply of cultural activities | VietNamNet

Hung Kings Temple festival a panoply of cultural activities | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The events include a ceremony dedicated to the Hung Kings, a memorial to mark the death of great legendary father Lac Long Quan and incense offering to the great mother Au Co.
Communities in Phu Tho province will hold performances, including the Dao Xa elephant procession ceremony. Xoan singing will be performed at the Lai Len Temple and the Thet and Kim Dai communal houses in Kim Duc and Hung Lo communes of Viet Tri city.
Dozens of exhibitions will take place to advertise local culture while cake making contests, sport tournaments and folk games will be featured throughout the festival...

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Uzbek art troupe to perform in Vietnam | VietNamNet

Uzbek art troupe to perform in Vietnam | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The performance is part of the Uzbekistan Cultural Days in Vietnam.
Some 33 artistes from the Bukhoro Mavjlari troupe, including veteran Iakhobec Muminovu and Mamud Nomozov, will perform folk songs, dance songs, work songs, customary songs and love songs as well as classical song cycles.
Singer Muminovu will sing with the troupe dancers YorIstab, Mustaizod by well-known composer Muhammadjon Mirzayev. Many of his popular compositions are played on Uzbek television and radio channels.
Uzbek folk songs have beautiful tunes with lively rhythms. There are various forms, such as chorus, solo and duet.
The repertoire includes nearly...

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Relics of Lord Buddha from Tamil Nadu will not be sent to Sri Lanka | The Sunday Leader

Relics of Lord Buddha from Tamil Nadu will not be sent to Sri Lanka | The Sunday Leader | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The relics of Lord Buddha from a Tamil Nadu university will not be transported to Sri Lanka, the Times of India reported...

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Discovering Vietnam’s archaeological treasures | VietNamNet

Discovering Vietnam’s archaeological treasures | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The achievements of Vietnamese archaeologists in the past 60 years are on display at the special exhibition titled “Treasures of Vietnam’s archaeology,” held until July this year at the Hanoi-based Vietnam National Museum of History...

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Enthusiasm everywhere | The Daily Star

Enthusiasm everywhere | The Daily Star | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

People across the country celebrated Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bangla New Year, with traditional festivals marking local cultural features on Saturday.
Thousands of people from all walks of life gathered...

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As Mongolia Melts, Looters Close In On Priceless Artifacts | Smithsonian

As Mongolia Melts, Looters Close In On Priceless Artifacts | Smithsonian | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The history and archaeology of Mongolia, most famously the sites associated with the largest land empire in the history of the world under Ghengis Khan, are of global importance. But they’re facing unprecedented threats as climate change and looting impact ancient sites and collections...

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Deux piliers de l'entrée du Taj Mahal s'effondrent après une violente tempête | Huffington Post

Deux piliers de l'entrée du Taj Mahal s'effondrent après une violente tempête | Huffington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Une tempête accompagnée de violentes rafales de vent a fait s'effondrer mercredi deux piliers aux entrées du complexe du Taj Mahal en Inde, a annoncé ce jeudi 12 avril un responsable du site, soulignant la fragilité de ce monument pluriséculaire de marbre blanc...

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Artcurial to offer an exceptional collection of eighteenth and nineteenth century Japanese prints | Art Daily

Artcurial to offer an exceptional collection of eighteenth and nineteenth century Japanese prints | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

On May 23rd, Artcurial will host the auction of an exceptional collection of eighteenth and nineteenth century Japanese prints, as well as seven shinhanga prints illustrating the pictorial renewal of the early twentieth century. The collection was gathered in the 19th century, while Japan opened its doors to the world and its artistic production starts spreading to Europe. Named "Japonism”, this far Eastern art form deeply influenced French and western artists, launching an influx of collections...

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First London exhibition of master photographer John Thomson opens at Brunei Gallery | Art Daily

First London exhibition of master photographer John Thomson opens at Brunei Gallery | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The first London exhibition devoted to the Scottish photographer John Thomson (1837-1921) and his photography in Asia will be shown from 13 April-23 June 2018 at the Brunei Gallery, SOAS. Thomson’s photography of China, Siam (Thailand) and Cambodia was widely praised by his peers and continues to enthuse new audiences today. The images are from newly discovered negatives held at the Wellcome Library, London...

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Al-Ula, le trésor archéologique sur lequel mise l’Arabie saoudite | Le Monde

Al-Ula, le trésor archéologique sur lequel mise l’Arabie saoudite | Le Monde | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Sur le site d’Al-Ula, en Arabie saoudite, on trouve d’impressionnants tombeaux creusés à même la roche. Ils ont été édifiés il y a plus de deux mille ans par les Nabatéens. Cette civilisation préislamique est aussi à l’origine des fameuses ruines de Petra, en Jordanie, qui sont visitées par des touristes du monde entier. La monarchie, dont l’économie est dépendante du pétrole, souhaite développer le tourisme pour diversifier ses activités...

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Huit spectres croisés dans « Enfers et fantômes d’Asie » | Le Monde

Huit spectres croisés dans « Enfers et fantômes d’Asie » | Le Monde | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Le Japon, la Thaïlande et la Chine ont en commun d’être le berceau de nombreuses créatures surnaturelles, des personnages issus de croyances et de folklores locaux qui sont encore très vivants aujourd’hui, et sources d’inspiration dans la création contemporaine. L’exposition « Enfers et Fantômes d’Asie » au musée du quai Branly...

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« Momo et le messager du Soleil » : une ode à la persévérance pour les jeunes enfants | Le Monde

« Momo et le messager du Soleil » : une ode à la persévérance pour les jeunes enfants | Le Monde | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Cette charmante histoire de manchot qui veut voler vient étoffer une offre de mangas pour les plus petits loin d’être pléthorique...

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VN ancient treasures on show | VietNamNet

VN ancient treasures on show | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Hundreds of historical artifacts dating back centuries go on display for the very first time this week in Hanoi...

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Traditional carpet-making skill is becoming a lost craft among Afghan refugees in Pakistan | Arab News

Traditional carpet-making skill is becoming a lost craft among Afghan refugees in Pakistan | Arab News | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

PESHAWAR: Afghans long ago mastered the art of making hand-knotted carpets that are some of the best in the world. Yet, the traditional craft, which has endured for hundreds of years, is on a gradual decline among the refugee population in Pakistan. When Imadullah’s family fled the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and arrived in Pakistan in 1982, his father wasted no time in...

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Les Découvertes Archéologiques: La cité chinoise de Xi'an serait âgée de 5500 ans d'après de nouvelles découvertes | Les Découvertes Archéologiques (Blog)

Les Découvertes Archéologiques: La cité chinoise de Xi'an serait âgée de 5500 ans d'après de nouvelles découvertes | Les Découvertes Archéologiques (Blog) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

La découverte d'un ensemble de tombes, ainsi que de précédentes trouvailles, suggèrent que la ville de Xi'an serait 2500 ans plus anciennes qu'on ne le croyait...

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Over 2,000 wood printing blocks to be digitalised | VietNamNet

Over 2,000 wood printing blocks to be digitalised | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

They also plan to scan all the blocks to keep a digital record.
The stock, preserved in Bo Da Pagoda in Viet Yen District, has been recognised as National Treasure...

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Exhibition of Vietnamese archaeological treasures to run in Hanoi | VietNamNet

Exhibition of Vietnamese archaeological treasures to run in Hanoi | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The Vietnam National Museum of History announced on April 9 that it will begin displaying archaeological treasures of the country on April 12...

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Chinese protests fail to stop 'illegal' water vessel sale | BBC

Chinese protests fail to stop 'illegal' water vessel sale | BBC | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The Bronze Tiger Ying water vessel was taken from China's Old Summer Palace by a British soldier in 1860...

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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.