Entertainment and Culture


Saudi pavilion to shut down in October

The Saudi Arabia Pavilion, known as the “moon boat,” will be gone in October. According to the Expo Shanghai Group, the pavilion, which was popular among local residents because of its huge hanging boat ...

June 7, 2016, Tuesday


Narrower gap between paper and e-reading

NEARLY 47 percent of Shanghai residents prefer reading physical books, while 25 percent prefer to read books digitally, the latest survey of the city’s reading habits showed. More than 4,900 people were ...

August 22, 2018, Wednesday


Publishers lure readers at annual book fair

MORE than 500 publishers were on hand for the start of the Shanghai Book Fair yesterday. Many of them were also showing off their latest, creative ways to catch the attention of readers. At the booth ...

August 16, 2018, Thursday


Museum team headed to Sri Lanka

SHANGHAI Museum’s archeological team will set off for the Sri Lankan harbor city of Jaffna this month, where it will delve into the ancient Maritime Silk Road. Initiated by the joint efforts of Shanghai ...

August 6, 2018, Monday


Book fair back, now with online ticketing

THE 15th annual Shanghai Book Fair will be held at the Shanghai Exhibition Center from August 15 to 21. This year, the popular event will also offer online ticket services for the first time. Meanwhile, ...

July 26, 2018, Thursday


Awards honor film festival’s best

“OUT of Paradise,” a Swiss and Mongolian co-production was named best feature film yesterday during the Golden Goblet awards ceremony of the 21st Shanghai International Film Festival. Directed by Batbayar ...

June 25, 2018, Monday


How judges decide fate of a film

JIANG Wen, a renowned director and actor, led a group of judges of Jin Jue (Golden Goblet) Award of the 21st Shanghai International Film Festival (left) in a meeting with the press in the city yesterday. Asked ...

June 18, 2018, Monday


Magic Flute Lu Chunling dead at 97

CHINESE bamboo flute master and music professor Lu Chunling died of heart failure yesterday morning at the age of 97 — days before he was due to perform at a charity concert. Announcing Lu’s death, the ...

May 23, 2018, Wednesday


Unique passion for myriad collections

LU Huangao is a diehard and eclectic collector. So much so that the 64-year-old self-made billionaire has opened 170 private museums in China — 28 of them on a site he owns near the airport in Pudong. The ...

May 18, 2018, Friday


Shipwreck ‘treasures’ trace maritime history

THE China Maritime Museum in the Lingang area of Pudong is currently hosting a collection of 242 artefacts, mostly ceramics, recovered from shipwrecks. The exhibition, entitled “China and the World,” ...

May 18, 2018, Friday




 

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