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‘Building Wonders’ Examines Ancient Structures on ‘Nova’ | The New York Times

‘Building Wonders’ Examines Ancient Structures on ‘Nova’ | The New York Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it


This series analyzes construction of the Colosseum, Petra and Hagia Sophia...

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Music From Japan Brings In Some Neighbors as Well | The New York Times

Music From Japan Brings In Some Neighbors as Well | The New York Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The festival, celebrating its 40th anniversary, presented three world premieres, but also delved into traditional music from Korea and China...

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Bamboo artist Tanabe follows family lineage to win global acclaim | The Asahi Shimbun

Bamboo artist Tanabe follows family lineage to win global acclaim | The Asahi Shimbun | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

At an exhibition in Tokyo last fall, world-renowned artist Shouchiku Tanabe told an audience that his lifelong experience of working with bamboo resonates within him and helps him craft the material into avant-garde art objects...

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Hoa Binh Mong ethnics welcome traditional New Year | VietnamNet

Hoa Binh Mong ethnics welcome traditional New Year | VietnamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Spring has filled Mong ethnic minority villages in the northern province of Hoa Binh with peach and plum blossoms and the melodious sounds of the khen (panpipe), colouring the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival...

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Freer Gallery to Close for Renovations in January | The New York Times

Freer Gallery to Close for Renovations in January | The New York Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The Smithsonian’s Freer Gallery of Art will improve its lighting and update its technology...

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Centuries-old stone pillars unearthed near Madurai | Archaeology News Network

Centuries-old stone pillars unearthed near Madurai | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A pair of stone pillars recently discovered in Madappuram near Madurai bears inscriptions dating back to the period of Raja Raja Chola I...

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Copper mining threatens Afghanistan's Mes Aynak | Archaeology News Network

Copper mining threatens Afghanistan's Mes Aynak | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Treasures from Afghanistan's largely forgotten Buddhist past are buried beneath sandy hills surrounding the ancient Silk Road town of Mes Aynak - along with enough copper to make the land glow green in the morning light...

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Archaeologists use airborne lasers to solve mystery of Angkor's demise | Archaeology News Network

Archaeologists use airborne lasers to solve mystery of Angkor's demise | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A team of University of Sydney archaeologists, led by Dr Damian Evans, have used groundbreaking laser imaging to map central Angkor and to help identify how unstable climate change damaged the city's water system and contributed to its demise...

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'Buddhist Art of Myanmar' at the Asia Society Museum, New York | Archaeology News Network

'Buddhist Art of Myanmar' at the Asia Society Museum, New York | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Buddhist Art of Myanmar is the first exhibition in the West focusing on works of art from collections in Myanmar...

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Chalcolithic site found near Pipili, Odisha | Archaeology News Network

Chalcolithic site found near Pipili, Odisha | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has started extensive excavation at Suabarai village in Pipili block about 15 km from here after indications emerged in June last year of the presence of a civilization that flourished nearly 3,500 years ago...

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Iranian director's banned film premieres at Berlin fest | Art Daily

Iranian director's banned film premieres at Berlin fest | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it


Iranian dissident director Jafar Panahi's latest picture defying an official ban, "Taxi", premiered to enthusiastic applause Friday at the Berlin film festival, marking a new chapter of his career in the shadows...

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Huashan Mountain rock painting submitted for World Heritage listing in 2016 | Archaeology News Network

Huashan Mountain rock painting submitted for World Heritage listing in 2016 | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

China has applied for World Heritage status for the ancient rock carvings of the Huashan Mountain in Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region in 2016...

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Famed Hiroshima paintings to be displayed in U.S. on 70th anniversary of atomic bombing | The Asahi Shimbun

Famed Hiroshima paintings to be displayed in U.S. on 70th anniversary of atomic bombing |  The Asahi Shimbun | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The celebrated Hiroshima Panels will be leaving Japan this summer and be displayed in Washington for the first time upon the 70th anniversary of the 1945 atomic bombing...

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Imagine-toi un nomade | Courrier international

Imagine-toi un nomade | Courrier international | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Le nomadisme figure au cœur de la culture mongole. Mais, au rythme où la désertification progresse dans la région, ce mode de vie pourrait bientôt ne plus être que de l’histoire...

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Patrimoine immatériel : l'art chinois du papier découpé | French China

Patrimoine immatériel : l'art chinois du papier découpé | French China | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Le papier découpé chinois est une forme artistique de pliage et de découpage de papier, existant depuis le 3e siècle avant J.C. Les motifs principaux sont des animaux, des fleurs, ou d'autres formes découpées aux ciseaux ou avec un couteau...

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Ethnology Museum reproduces traditional spring festival | Vietnamnet

Ethnology Museum reproduces traditional spring festival | Vietnamnet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

 Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in Hanoi held a series of cultural activities to welcome the Lunar New Year and spring festival of ethnic minority groups across the country on February 2...

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German archaeologists will help protect cultural heritage in Northern Iraq | Past Horizons

German archaeologists will help protect cultural heritage in Northern Iraq | Past Horizons | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

In their 2013 survey, the archaeologists discovered that rock carvings at Mila Mergi showing the Assyrian king Tiglat-Pileser III had been badly damaged – probably by modern treasure hunters – and collected the fragments.

A doctoral student in the ResourceCultures collaborative research enter is now reconstructing and translating the tablets of cuneiform writing, which represent a valuable source of information. They describe the conquest of the land of Ulluba by the Assyrians, listing 20 captured cities...

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Amami Oshima Journal: Old Ways Prove Hard to Shed, Even as Crisis Hits Kimono Trade | The New York Times

Amami Oshima Journal: Old Ways Prove Hard to Shed, Even as Crisis Hits Kimono Trade | The New York Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The island of Amami Oshima has fallen harder than most of Japan’s famous kimono production centers...

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Spirit of Rajasthan: ‘No one celebrates on parched land’ | The Express Tribune (Pakistan)

Spirit of Rajasthan: ‘No one celebrates on parched land’ | The Express Tribune (Pakistan) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it
MITHI: Thar has lost its spirit to celebrate. This year, women will not be wearing their green ghagras and performing the Rajasthani ghoomar dance to welcome the rains, as they would at every Teej Festival.
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The Week Ahead: Glories of Japan, Aglow at the Met | The New York Times

The Week Ahead: Glories of Japan, Aglow at the Met | The New York Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

In 1881, a year after opening its building on Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street, the Metropolitan Museum of Art received its first official bequest of Japanese art...

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Tomb of Western Zhou Dynasty 'diplomat' unearthed | Archaeology News Network

Tomb of Western Zhou Dynasty 'diplomat' unearthed | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

More than 20 burial sites were unearthed in a Western Zhou Dynasty (c. 11th century-771 BC) graveyard in Hejia village, Qishan county, Northwest China's Shaanxi province at the end of last year...

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Instruments from China, Korea and Japan to come together at Smithsonian | The Washington Post

Instruments from China, Korea and Japan to come together at Smithsonian | The Washington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

No one expects musicians to replace the United Nations any time soon. Still, musical visionary Naoyuki Miura has geopolitical hopes for a round of concerts featuring three traditional instruments: the Japanese sho, the Korean komungo and the Chinese pipa...

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Lee Grant and The Five Happinesses | ABC (Australie)

Lee Grant and The Five Happinesses | ABC (Australie) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

In late 2013 photographer Lee Grant travelled to Beijing as part of a co-production between Australia and China to photograph, and be photographed...

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Washington : le musée d'art d'Asie est en ligne | Le Figaro

Washington : le musée d'art d'Asie est en ligne | Le Figaro | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it


La collection du musée d'art asiatique de Washington, la Freer et Sackler galleries, est depuis le début de l'année totalement disponible en ligne, rapporte aujourd'hui le musée national...

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J’ai beau savoir que la ville d’Alep est ravagée, je n’arrive pas à me dire que c’est réel | El Watan

J’ai beau savoir que la ville d’Alep est ravagée, je n’arrive pas à me dire que c’est réel | El Watan | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Plus de trois millions de Syriens se sont réfugiés dans les pays voisins depuis le début de la guerre. Camille de Rouvray y a enseigné et a vécu les débuts de la répression sanglante...

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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.