Enchanting China: Masterpieces of Chinese Music showcased in Toronto
The enriching celebration - featuring more than more than 70 Chinese musicians, singers and dancers along with the Ottawa Bach Choir and Canadian guest singers - showcased an ebullient and diverse program of Peking Opera, classical hits, and traditional folk music on the authentic instruments of the traditional Chinese... View details ⇨
Have you ever tasted or perhaps heard of #sugar painting?Craftsman often paint animals and flowers on a stone board with the syrup. When the sugar cools down, a piece of sugar art is finished. #culture [ Bit.ly Link ]
Smart men, beautiful girls, royal setting in Kremlin
Students of cadet schools from different parts of #Russia attend the first #Kremlin Cadet Ball at Moscow's Gostiny Dvor, restoring an old tradition of Russian officers and noble girls, Dec 8, 2016. [ Bit.ly Link ]
China’s State Councilor and Minister of Public Security Guo Shengkun (left) and US Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson co-chair the third ministerial level meeting between their departments in Washington on Wednesday.
#OneMoment When George the #wombat was just four months old and still in the pouch, his mum was hit and killed by a car. Thankfully a Good Samaritan passer-by checked the mums body and found George still alive. Suddenly alone in the world, George was brought to The Australian Reptile Park to be his new fill-in family. Pictures show cute George and his human mum Tim.
Swans fly at Sanmenxia #Swan Lake State Urban Wetland Park in #Sanmenxia, Central China's Henan province. As the ecological #environment improved, more and more swans flew from Siberia to the habitat for winter in recent years. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Culture Insider: A compact history of women's powder boxes
#CultureInsider Powder boxes, usually made of porcelain, are small in size and have a lid to prevent powder and rouge from dust and humidity. They were often sent by men as a token of love to the women they admired. #AncientChina [ Bit.ly Link ]