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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...


27 Nov, 2017, 13:33 GMT Isonik Becomes A Golden Sponsor of TPF 2018

Italy, known as the fashion city, has contributed a lot to the development of digital printing. The world-famous equipment brands like EFI...


21 Nov, 2017, 13:43 GMT Commission an Artist Launches its Platform

UK based company, Commission an Artist has launched a brand new platform to help customers commission artwork and artists of any stage in their...


21 Nov, 2017, 11:24 GMT 2017(18th) Hainan International Tourism Island Carnival Kicks Off

Beautiful New Hainan, Happy Tourism Island. On the morning of November 18, Hainan International Tourism Island Carnival 2017 kicked off at Hainan...


20 Nov, 2017, 10:05 GMT Global Grad Show Announces Winner of Inaugural Progress Prize

Held under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-Chairman of the Dubai Culture & Arts...


20 Nov, 2017, 10:03 GMT Lingnan University organises Conference to mark the launch of the Alliance of Asian Liberal Arts Universities

The Launch Conference of the Alliance of Asian Liberal Arts Universities organised by Lingnan University in Hong Kong commenced today, November 20....


20 Nov, 2017, 09:00 GMT Klimt Foundation Developing Comprehensive Object Database on Gustav Klimt

- The world's first virtual resource dedicated to Gustav Klimt to go online from March 2018 Along with the Jugendstil artist's painterly...


17 Nov, 2017, 11:34 GMT The Final Winner Announced for the Send Anywhere Awards

Partnered with the British Journal of Photography Send Anywhere, the unlimited and intuitive file sharing service announced the grand prize...


16 Nov, 2017, 15:01 GMT Leonardo da Vinci's Painting 'Salvator Mundi' Sold for USD 450.3 million on Wednesday as Predicted by Artprice (USD 450/500 million)

thierry Ehrmann: " Once again Artprice has demonstrated its understanding of the art market, having forecast a result somewhere in the $450 - 500...