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18 Jan, 2018, 09:00 GMT Zippo and Street Artist Ben Eine Create 17,500 Square Meter Mural in East London

Zippo and acclaimed street artist Ben Eine today unveiled a huge 17,500 square meter mural. Depicting the word "CREATE" the artwork came to life...


17 Jan, 2018, 20:09 GMT Over 1 Million People Attend Events In Downtown DSM USA In 2017

Events affiliated with the Greater Des Moines Partnership hit impressive milestone A record-breaking 1 million people attended events in...


17 Jan, 2018, 13:09 GMT Under the Patronage and Presence of H.H Ruler of Sharjah ICCROM Organizes Arab Cultural Heritage Forum for the First Time in the Region

Senior officials, international organizations, experts and artists discuss vital issues concerning heritage protection Various events, sessions...


16 Jan, 2018, 20:38 GMT Theriault's Auction House Establishes New Auction Record for an Antique Doll

A new world record for an antique doll sold at auction was achieved January 6, 2018 by Theriault's, the Annapolis, Maryland firm. The 19th century...


11 Jan, 2018, 14:23 GMT Tongliang Dragon Dance Debuts on New Year's Eve in Times Square

Tongliang Dragon Dance from Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, which represents one of China's national intangible cultural heritages, made...


11 Jan, 2018, 09:30 GMT Getty Images acquires world leader in cycling photography TDWsport

Cycling's top photographer, Tim de Waele joins Getty Images as company commits to premier cycling coverage with new dedicated Velo Collection...


11 Jan, 2018, 09:11 GMT Shenzhen Jewellery Fair 2018: Jewellery Resources China

Trade show cements its position as one-stop hub for insight, inspiration and innovation The 2018 edition of the China International Gold,...


02 Jan, 2018, 11:06 GMT Promo Video of China's Zhongshan City Debuts at Times Square in the New Year

China's Zhongshan City, a city with renowned history and culture, made its debut with a brand-new promo video at the Times Square in New York at...


31 Dec, 2017, 22:15 GMT Emaar's spectacular 'Light Up 2018' Downtown Dubai New Year's Eve celebration captivates the world

The UAE captivated the world this New Year's Eve with a dazzling spectacle to usher in 2018. Emaar's 'Light Up 2018' Downtown Dubai hosted over a...


22 Dec, 2017, 11:30 GMT 2018 in the Wrocław Opera: The Centennial of Leonard Bernstein's Birth and Events in Celebration of the Centennial of Polish Independence

The Wrocław Opera will be the world's first theatre to begin celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Leonard Bernstein's birth. On 30 and 31 December...


20 Dec, 2017, 14:37 GMT Royal Pretzels Moving to the BODY WORLDS Museum in Heidelberg, Germany

The Royal Pretzels, shaped by Prince William and Duccess Kate during their visit to Heidelberg in summer of 2017 can now be admired at the BODY...


18 Dec, 2017, 11:19 GMT NPL Unveils the World's Smallest Christmas Card

- Each page of the card is 15 micrometres wide, and 20 micrometres tall (one micrometre is a millionth of a metre) - You could...


14 Dec, 2017, 12:30 GMT Global Art and Sculpture Market is Expected to Reach 24,632.1 Million by 2025 - Persistence Market Research

A new report published by Persistence Market Research titled "Art and Sculpture Market: Global Industry Analysis (2012 to 2016) and Forecast...


13 Dec, 2017, 13:00 GMT The Traditional Paper Lantern Workshop was Held on U.S. West Coast to Promote Lotus Lantern Festival (Yeon Deung Hoe)

- Lotus Lantern Festival was Introduced at the Official Promotional Video of Pyeongchang Winter Olympics On Nov. 18th, The Lotus Lantern...


13 Dec, 2017, 08:00 GMT PHOENIX 2018: Art Prize for Up-and-coming Artists with New Record

- More than 500 applicants - €20,000 prize money - shortlist published More than 500 artists have applied for "PHOENIX - The Prize for...


11 Dec, 2017, 10:00 GMT Hundreds of Children Take Over City Hall to be 'Mayor for the Day' with Support from Elena Baturina's BE OPEN Foundation

Friday 1st December saw hundreds of London school pupils, representing more than one million children from across the capital, come together to...


08 Dec, 2017, 17:48 GMT Louvre Abu Dhabi to Display Leonardo da Vinci's Salvator Mundi

Abu Dhabi's Department of Culture and Tourism has announced that it has acquired Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece Salvator Mundi. The work, hailed...


07 Dec, 2017, 08:32 GMT World Premiere of "FRANCHISE FREEDOM - a Flying Sculpture by Studio Drift in Partnership With BMW" During Art Basel in Miami Beach

Last night at South Beach, Amsterdam based Studio Drift, Lonneke Gordijn and Ralph Nauta, presented their latest work "FRANCHISE FREEDOM - a...


06 Dec, 2017, 09:30 GMT 3D Animation Market Size Worth $28.31 Billion by 2025 | CAGR: 10.7%: Grand View Research, Inc.

The global 3D animation market is expected to reach USD 28.31 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing...


05 Dec, 2017, 18:00 GMT 2017 Educational Writers' Award #EWA17: A HIVE OF INFORMATION! THE BOOK OF BEES Wins the UK's Only Award for Creative Educational Writing

The winner of the 2017 Educational Writers' Award is THE BOOK OF BEES , written by Wojciech Grajkowski, illustrated by Piotr Socha, and...


05 Dec, 2017, 11:07 GMT Tido: First Subscription Service to Offer Scores from Hit Musical Hamilton

Fans of the sell-out musical phenomenon of the decade, Hamilton, can now access piano arrangements from the show on the Tido Music app. Available...


05 Dec, 2017, 02:06 GMT Heze Dedicates to City Branding as Hometown of Four Traditions

The CPC Heze Municipal Committee, Shandong Province, recently decided that the city should build on its strengths as the Chinese Capital of Peony,...


04 Dec, 2017, 08:45 GMT Staatsoper Unter den Linden: Back Home and Celebrating its 275th Anniversary

In December the Staatsoper Berlin celebrates its 275th anniversary back Unter den Linden! After seven years of extensive restorations, the...


28 Nov, 2017, 13:11 GMT Living Talent Presents Masterpiece 2017 - The World's First Multi-genre Intercontinental Talent Hunt

Irrfan Khan, noted Indian actor of international acclaim, makes his debut as a jury member on the show Living Talent, an intercontinental...


27 Nov, 2017, 17:08 GMT CharityStars Announces $4M USD Presale Raise for AidCoin to Increase Donation Transparency

CharityStars, the online fundraising auction platform, today announced AidCoin the token for charitable giving, has raised 8,333 ETH (over $4...