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A dying art | The Taipei Times

A dying art | The Taipei Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Kazuhiko Kanai uses the traditional method to dye the elegant kimonos for which this small, semitropical island is renowned: He carries a bundle of pure white silk to a nearby rice paddy and hurls it into the mud...

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UNESCO’s Édouard Planche on the looting of antiquities in war zones | Art Media Agency

UNESCO’s Édouard Planche on the looting of antiquities in war zones | Art Media Agency | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

During a speaker event at the Club de la chasse et de la nature, organised by AMA on 16 February, Édouard Planche, a specialist in the trafficking of cultural goods at UNESCO, addressed a small audience on the subject of the looting of artworks and...

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Archaeologists Stumble Across a Hoard of Gold | National Geographic

Archaeologists Stumble Across a Hoard of Gold | National Geographic | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A cache of medieval Arab gold coins may already be the largest in the eastern Mediterranean, and there's probably more to come...

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Surrounded by Conflict, an Ancient Synagogue Crumbles in Iraq

Surrounded by Conflict, an Ancient Synagogue Crumbles in Iraq | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it
Neglect, fear of Islamic State radicals, and conflicts born of ancient animosities are conspiring against a deteriorating synagogue and the tomb of Nahum.
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Were the Terracotta Warriors Based on Actual People? | Smithsonian

Were the Terracotta Warriors Based on Actual People? | Smithsonian | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

To answer that question, archaeologists are looking at variations in the soldiers' ears...

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Arbiters of taste: Bonhams auctions Chinese art from the Scholar's Studio | Art Daily

Arbiters of taste: Bonhams auctions Chinese art from the Scholar's Studio | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

On March 16, Bonhams will present a curated auction of 165 lots entitled Chinese Art From the Scholar’s Studio. The title refers to the treasured works of art produced for or by the Chinese literati as objects of study and refinement...

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Mahesh Bhatt, global artists to grace Karachi stage despite security threats | The Express Tribune

Mahesh Bhatt, global artists to grace Karachi stage despite security threats | The Express Tribune | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

It is that time of the year when thespians from across the globe take centre stage at the National Academy of Performing Arts’ (Napa) International Theatre Festival...

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Pour Miyazaki, caricaturer Mahomet est "une erreur” | Courrier international

Pour Miyazaki, caricaturer Mahomet est "une erreur” | Courrier international | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Le génie de l’animation japonaise recommande de ne pas offenser les figures de culte d'autres cultures en les caricaturant...

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When Photography Becomes More Than Just Taking Pictures | The Huffington Post

When Photography Becomes More Than Just Taking Pictures | The Huffington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

We wanted to take the best photograph ever taken in Myanmar. My guide, MM, and I were tired of the same stale images being photographed of his country over and over. We felt we could do something better and if not better at least more original...

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Une poète iranienne menacée pour avoir traduit la BD de « La Vie d’Adèle » | Le Monde

Une poète iranienne menacée pour avoir traduit la BD de « La Vie d’Adèle » | Le Monde | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Sepideh Jodeyri a été la cible de plusieurs médias iraniens après avoir traduit en persan cette romance entre deux homosexuelles...

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Nepal set to become the first south Asian country to legalise same-sex marriage | The Independant

Nepal set to become the first south Asian country to legalise same-sex marriage | The Independant | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Nepal could become the first south Asian country to legalise same-sex marriage, following landmark recommendations from a national committee...

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Chinese New Year 2015: 6 things you need to know about the Year of the Goat (not Sheep) | The Independent

Chinese New Year 2015: 6 things you need to know about the Year of the Goat (not Sheep) | The Independent | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Tomorrow marks Chinese New Year, the longest and most important holiday in the Chinese calendar.The world’s largest annual human migration is now well underway as 2.8 billion trips are made across China...

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Cairo Japanese film festival begins 15 February | Daily News Egypt

Cairo Japanese film festival begins 15 February | Daily News Egypt | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Scenes from films showing at the festival. (Photos form Facebook)
Seven masterpieces of Japanese cinema, never before shown in Egypt, are set to treat Egyptian cinephiles at the annual Japanese film festival premiering on 15 February...

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Calligraphy exhibition opens at Temple of Literature | VietnamNet

Calligraphy exhibition opens at Temple of Literature | VietnamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

 The annual Lunar New Year (TET) calligraphy exhibition, which has taken place for over a decade along Van Mieu Street in the Dong Da district of Hanoi, has been relocated this year to the Temple of Literature...

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Trouble swells on the Mékong | Bangkok Post

Trouble swells on the Mékong | Bangkok Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

When construction of the Xayaburi dam's second stage began late last month, fishermen in villages along the Mekong River grew concerned that unpredictable man-made tides will further decimate fish populations and force the fishermen out of work...

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"Taxi" : cet Ours d'or récompense la résistance plutôt qu'une œuvre d'art | Le Courrier international

"Taxi" : cet Ours d'or récompense la résistance plutôt qu'une œuvre d'art | Le Courrier international | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Taxi, du réalisateur iranien Jafar Panahi, a obtenu l'Ours d'or de la Berlinale 2015. Un choix critiquable, estime ce journaliste iranien : plus que la qualité du film, c'est un symbole de la résistance au despotisme qui a été primé à Berlin...

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Goa carnival gets literary twist | Times of India

Goa carnival gets literary twist | Times of India | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Carnival saw a novel experiment called 'Book Stops’ - an installation of a free repository of books in the city’s most popular garden Garcia de Orta...

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Delhi Book Fair: About business and cultural ties | Times of India

Delhi Book Fair: About business and cultural ties | Times of India | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The international publishers participating in the ongoing Delhi World Book Fair 2015 not only want to do good business, but also bridge cultural ties...

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Discover ancient crafts of Vietnam at the museum | VietnamNet

Discover ancient crafts of Vietnam at the museum | VietnamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in Hanoi has information about the life, customs, habits of Vietnam's 54 ethnic groups, and ancient crafts of the country...

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Phuoc Tich Ancient Village | VietnamNet

Phuoc Tich Ancient Village | VietnamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The ancient village of Phuoc Tich is about 30km northwest of Hue city center. The beautiful village is surrounded by greenery and water with many traditional buildings...

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South African Envoy Denounces Author’s Segregation Views | Wall Street Journal-Japan RealTime

South African Envoy Denounces Author’s Segregation Views | Wall Street Journal-Japan RealTime | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The South African ambassador in Japan responded to author Ayako Sono’s controversial column last week which touched on racial segregation, saying it tolerated and glorified apartheid...

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600 year old hero-stone found in Kollur | archaeology News Network

600 year old hero-stone found in Kollur | archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A “Veeragallu” or hero-stone has been found at Kollur in Udupi district. It is a medieval hero stone dating back to either the 13th Century or 14th Century...

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Japanese-Brazilian artist Tomie Ohtake passes away aged 101 | Art Media Agenct

Japanese-Brazilian artist Tomie Ohtake passes away aged 101 | Art Media Agenct | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The artist, Tomie Ohtake, who was born in Kyoto in 1913, but lived most of her life in Brazil, has passed away in São Paulo aged 101...

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Exploring ‘Buddhist Art of Myanmar’ at Asia Society | The New York Times

Exploring ‘Buddhist Art of Myanmar’ at Asia Society | The New York Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The Buddha-as-monk is a recurrent image in this Asia Society exhibit, which acknowledges the complexities of Myanmar cultural history and the yawning gaps in information available about the country...

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Review: ‘From Ancient to Modern’ Ponders the Origins of Sumerian Artifacts | The New York Times

Review: ‘From Ancient to Modern’ Ponders the Origins of Sumerian Artifacts | The New York Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

An exhibition at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World focuses on about 50 artifacts made by Sumerian artisans about 4,500 years ago...

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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.