Art: Sichuan painter’s brush an­i­mates 24 so­lar terms

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - PAGE TWO -

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.

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