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13 May, 2020, 08:25 BST TCO & JPG Join Hands to Bring Taiwanese Orchestral Music to the World

As COVID-19 swept away global economies, the performing arts activities have been especially hard hit. Taipei Chinese Orchestra (TCO, Taiwan) set a...


12 May, 2020, 16:06 BST Spielwarenmesse eG: Supervisory Board Announces Changes to Executive Board

The management of Spielwarenmesse eG is setting the course for the future and has revealed significant changes to the Executive Board which will take ...


12 May, 2020, 09:00 BST LG SIGNATURE to Support American Ballet Theatre's Unprecedented Online Celebration

LG SIGNATURE, the Global Electronics Partner of American Ballet Theatre (ABT), is putting its full support behind the New York-based cultural...


11 May, 2020, 18:32 BST HUAWEI Mobile Services Brings Salvador Dalí's Masterpieces to Smartphone Screens

A new series of exclusive themes based on Salvador Dalí artworks are available for download in the HUAWEI Themes Store. They were created through a...


11 May, 2020, 09:00 BST Save Nil's Life: Crowdfunding Campaign Created in Fight Against Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Type 2

A fundraising campaign with a target amount of $2.4 million has been launched through GoFundMe crowdfunding site to save Nil's life. Nil Güleç was...


08 May, 2020, 08:00 BST Zippo Launches Limited-Edition WWII Replica Lighter in Steel

To mark 75 years since the Second World War ended, iconic American brand Zippo has launched a steel lighter design; a replica of the Zippo lighters...


07 May, 2020, 10:00 BST Priceless Artifacts in Iraq Protected Against Theft Using New SmartWater 'Forensic Fingerprinting'

Hundreds of thousands of priceless artifacts in several museums in Iraq have been protected from the threat of theft and looting by marking them with ...


05 May, 2020, 08:00 BST "Rock Classics Magazine: QUEEN" - A Special Commemoration Issue - Now on KICKSTARTER

In ENGLISH, for the first time! Since 2009, SLAM Media, based in Vienna, Austria, has published "Rock Classics" special issues in German language...


01 May, 2020, 12:00 BST WeChat is Taking Museums to the Cloud

Since the outbreak of the pandemic, major museums, galleries and expositions across the United States have been forced to cancel events and close...


29 Apr, 2020, 08:36 BST Virtual Helsinki Platform Powers Gaming-inspired Virtual May Day Concert, as City Looks to the Future of Online Events

Finnish rap stars JVG to perform in first-ever virtual May Day concert, as Helsinki remains in lockdown Inspired by the success of gigs in gaming...


28 Apr, 2020, 17:52 BST Ministry of Culture Launches the World's First e-learning Platform for Arabic Calligraphy and Islamic Decorative Arts

Steeped in rich cultural heritage, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has for centuries been home to some of history's finest Arabic calligraphers and...


28 Apr, 2020, 17:23 BST Eyes on Chengdu '2nd Short Video Competition - Tianfu Through the Lens' kicks off

The second Short Video Competition - Tianfu Through the Lens, hosted by National Business Daily, kicks off Tuesday, and is calling for global talents ...


24 Apr, 2020, 07:00 BST Star-studded eCards for Kindness

Moonpig pledges to donate at least £200,000 The 13 new star-studded designs were developed especially for 'The Big Night In Appeal', featuring quotes ...


23 Apr, 2020, 08:05 BST Closca Launches an Innovative Reusable Mask to Protect Against Coronavirus

Spanish-based company Closca Design launches an innovative mask which redefines the symbol of the Age of the Coronavirus with an aesthetically...


22 Apr, 2020, 00:33 BST For The 50th Anniversary Of Earth Day, More Than 500 Artists In 100 Countries Bring Passion And Protest To The First Ever Stealth Global Street Art Event, By Earth Day Network

Earth Day Network and more than 500 street artists planned and executed a worldwide protest - #EarthDay2020Halt. Beginning on Earth Day (April 22 at) ...


14 Apr, 2020, 15:28 BST The Boundary: New VR Tech Offers Hope for the Real Estate Industry

The challenge of showcasing property in the pre-built phase, particularly at the prime and super-prime level, is not a new one. In the current...


14 Apr, 2020, 08:00 BST On April 13, an Event Commemorating Liberation of Vienna From the Nazi Forces, Organized by Rossotrudnichestvo, Took Place.

To celebrate the 75th anniversary of liberation of Vienna from the Nazi forces, Rossotrudnichestvo and The Russian Military Historical Society...


09 Apr, 2020, 14:42 BST The House of Luxury Announces New Immersive Virtual Fine Jewellery and Haute Horology Trunk Shows, and Charity Auctions to Support WHO

In preparation for the highly anticipated launch of their state-of-the-art showroom in Mayfair, London, later this year, the House of Luxury (HOL),...


30 Mar, 2020, 14:04 BST Grove Square Galleries Announce Collaboration With Established British Artist Finn Stone

They say that timing is everything, and with his work's recent appearance on the Channel 4 documentary 'Britain's Most Expensive Home', artwork...


27 Mar, 2020, 10:58 GMT ARTCELS Announces Release of Additional Art Investment Shares and New Innovative Virtual Art Strategies in Response to Coronavirus Crisis

Following the successful launch and the complete sell-out of their initial share offering, digital art investments platform, ARTCELS, today announces ...


27 Mar, 2020, 08:30 GMT HOFA Gallery Launches New High-tech Virtual Art Experiences With Zhuang Hong Yi's Latest Breathtaking Solo Exhibition

HOFA Gallery announces today their innovative virtual art experiences designed to bring contemporary art to connoisseurs, collectors and art...


26 Mar, 2020, 06:00 GMT Fashion and MANGA Exhibitions to Be Held in National Art Center, Tokyo, during Summer 2020

The National Art Center, Tokyo (NACT) has announced its exhibition schedule during summer 2020, including exhibitions on "Fashion in Japan 1945-2020" ...


24 Mar, 2020, 12:10 GMT Odette in Singapore Secures No.1 Spot in Asia's 50 Best Restaurants for Second Consecutive Year

The 2020 list of Asia's 50 Best Restaurants was announced in a virtual event streamed throughout the region on Tuesday 24th March. The 2020 list...


24 Mar, 2020, 11:06 GMT Authors' Licensing & Collecting Society (ALCS) Offers Additional Financial Support to Writers in Their Time of Need Through the Society of Authors' £330,000 Emergency Fund

ALCS, alongside the Royal Literary Fund, TS Eliot Foundation, English PEN and Amazon UK have contributed to the fund that will be paid out in grants...