News: Culture

Phnom Penh’s Raffles rolls out ‘hybrid’ hotel model

Raffles Hotel Le Royal Phnom Penh, celebrated for more than 90 years as one of the ‘Grandes Dames’ of South east Asia, has reopened its northern wing as an ASQ (alternative…

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Sep 9, 2021 Culture / Hospitality / Tourism /

 
 

Shanghai Municipality releases five-year cultural development plan

The Shanghai Municipal People's Government has released a five-year cultural development plan, revealing its expanded plans for new museums and cultural venues in the city. The 14th…

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Sep 5, 2021 Arts / Attractions / Culture / Entertainment / Government /

 
 

Art Week Tokyo inaugural edition to celebrate Japan’s diversity of contemporary art

Organised by Japan Contemporary Art Platform, in cooperation with CADAN (Contemporary Art Dealers Association Nippon), Art Week Tokyo’s inaugural edition will take place at 50 venues…

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Aug 26, 2021 Arts / Culture / Events /

 
 

OzAsia Festival 2021 to be a significant showcase of Asian Australian talent

OzAsia Festival 2021 to be held at Adelaide Festival Centre from 21st October to 7th November, will feature more than 300 artists in what is anticipated to be a significant showcase of…

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Aug 3, 2021 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Events / Venues /

 
 

Ken Rosewall Arena and Mon Repos Turtle Centre among buildings shortlisted at 2021 World Architecture Festival Awards

The World Architecture Festival (WAF) Awards has announced its 2021 shortlist, celebrating buildings and landscapes to have been completed across the world between 2019 and 2021. The…

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Jul 20, 2021 ByKaren Sweaney Culture / Design / Environment / Sport / Venues /

 
 

Expo 2020 Dubai reveal Women’s Pavilion

Expo 2020 Dubai has reaffirmed its commitment to gender equality and women’s empowerment, unveiling creative content and programming for the Women’s Pavilion in collaboration…

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Jun 19, 2021 Culture / Events / Tourism /

 
 

Saudi Arabian Government bans foreigners from annual Hajj pilgrimage

The ongoing impact of the Coronavirus pandemic has seen the Saudi Arabian Government announce that this year's Hajj pilgrimage will be limited to no more than 60,000 people, all of them…

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Jun 13, 2021 Culture / Events / Safety / Tourism /

 
 

Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre art fairs demonstrate strong demand for physical events

Over the last 10 days, the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre has seen thousands of art lovers, luxury goods and antique collectors attend three long-awaited events – Art…

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May 28, 2021 Arts / Culture / Events /

 
 

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