Art: Sichuan painter’s brush animates 24 solar terms
China’s 24 solar terms, a division of time developed through years of observing the sun’s movements, was added to UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage List last month. The move delighted many Chinese, including Dai Shuliang, a painter from Sichuan province. Dai once created a series of solar term paintings, with each term presented through specific activities.
Top FunnyComedian—The Movie.
The cinematic adaptation of a hugely popular Chinese reality TV show on comedians will make its mainland debut on Jan 28, the first day of Spring Festival next year. In his first Chinese film, Atkinson will appear as Mr Bean — a character that is popular in the country, and not just among children.