News: Culture

Abu Dhabi’s investment in culture ‘does not just mean’ museums

The Chairman of Abu Dhabi’s Department of Culture and Tourism has indicated that while the Emirate remains to the development of Guggenheim Abu Dhabi and the Zayed National Museum,…

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Nov 23, 2021 Arts / Attractions / Culture / Tourism /

 
 

Powerhouse Museum exhibits ancient stone figures for the first time outside of Korea

Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum will open their exhibition Five Hundred Arhats on 2nd December– a major presentation of historic arhats shown for the first time outside of Korea. The…

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Nov 19, 2021 Arts / Culture / Education / Venues /

 
 

Japan Tourism Agency opens historical temples and castles as accommodation options

While Japanese tourists have traditionally been offered two types of accommodation: Western-style hotels or traditional Japanese inns, in recent years, new options have emerged, including…

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Nov 16, 2021 Culture / Hospitality / Tourism / Venues /

 
 

OzAsia Festival attracts more than 180,000 attendees

Adelaide Festival Centre’s OzAsia Festival has returned to live performances attracting more than 180,000 attendances across more than 50 events held over 18 days. The program of…

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Nov 10, 2021 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Events / Venues /

 
 

World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage announces new Chief Executive

Nigel Fell, the former Chief Commercial Officer of the World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage (WTACH has been promoted to President and Chief Executive effective immediately.…

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Oct 29, 2021 Culture / Environment / Tourism /

 
 

X-Change Malaysia online event highlights sustainability and curated experiences are tourism priorities

The first edition of X-Change Malaysia '21, a virtual meeting exchange programme, curated by Ab & Artho Tourism Marketing and PR, held recently in Kuala Lumpur has revealed some…

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Oct 29, 2021 Culture / Environment / Tourism /

 
 

OzAsia Festival offers free entertainment and immersive attractions

OzAsia Festival which runs from 21st October to 7th November.officially opens tonight in Adelaide with free entertainment on offer including the interactive inaugural Moon Lantern…

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Oct 21, 2021 Arts / Attractions / Culture / Entertainment / Events /

 
 

2026 opening date revealed for long delayed Guggenheim Abu Dhabi

20 years after the project was first announced, it has been revealed that the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi will open in 2026. First announced in 2026, the Frank Gehry-designed attraction has been…

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Sep 25, 2021 Arts / Attractions / Culture / Tourism /

 
 

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