Tag «CULTURE & LEISURE»

Fiji inks agreement with social media platform Sina Weibo to attract Chinese travelers

Snorkeling in Fiji Photo: Courtesy of Tourism Fiji Fijian people perform a local dance to welcome tourists. Photo: Courtesy of Tourism Fiji Tourism Fiji formalized its partnership with China’s Twitter-like social media platform Sina Weibo in Chengdu, Southwest China’s Sichuan Province on November 21, aiming to attract more consumers from the Chinese market.  Fiji is …

18 prizes awarded to articles on China-Tunisia bilateral ties

A total of 18 prizes of a regional competition were awarded Wednesday to the best articles as part of the celebration of the 55th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Tunisia. Many academics, researchers, artists, representatives of civil society as well as students of the Confucius Institute of Tunis took part …

‘Indoor winter wonderland’

The New York Botanical Garden’s Central Park miniature Photo: AFP The New York Botanical Garden is rolling into a holiday season with its annual holiday train show, which features architectural replicas of the city’s Central Park – one of the most popular urban parks in the US. Now in its 28th edition, the annual event …

Reality show ‘Encounter’ sets sights on children’s songs in local dialects

Musician Tan Weiwei Photo: Courtesy of Ying Chun The upcoming latest episode of reality show Encounter, which will be made available on Tencent Video on Tuesday, will see Chinese musicians Aya, Tan Weiwei and Xiao He collect children’s folk songs in local dialects in Hangzhou and other neighboring areas in East China’s Zhejiang Province.  Passed …

Making ‘Waves’

Promotional material for Joker Photo: IC Reeling from the #MeToo movement, Hollywood has put toxic masculinity under the spotlight this year with a batch of Oscars contenders zeroing in on the father-son dynamic. From Joaquin Phoenix in Joker to Brad Pitt’s Ad Astra, A-listers have flocked to roles which highlight the damage caused by sons’ …