Fendi Renaissance – Anima Mundi: Shanghai Skyline

For the second edition of this unique series, we’ve joined forces with the Chinese classical music stars: baritone Jia Fan, pianist Shen Zeyu, and eight select artists from Beijing’s Poly Performing Arts. Yang Han dressed for the occasion in #FendiCouture – together, with the other musicians, they interpreted several masterpieces by classical composers in a … Read more Fendi Renaissance – Anima Mundi: Shanghai Skyline

Fendi Renaissance – Anima Mundi: Shanghai Skyline

For the second edition of this unique series, we’ve joined forces with the Chinese classical music stars: baritone Jian Fan, pianist Shen Zeyu, and eight select artists from Beijing’s Poly Performing Arts. Yang Han dressed for the occasion in #FendiCouture – together, with the other musicians, they interpreted several masterpieces by classical composers in a … Read more Fendi Renaissance – Anima Mundi: Shanghai Skyline

Egypt, Ethiopia discuss Nile dam dispute at UN Security Council

Egypt has told the United Nations it faces an existential threat, from a hydroelectric dam that Ethiopia is building on the Blue Nile River. Ethiopia is expected to start filling the Grand Renaissance Dam with water next month. But at a virtual meeting of the Security Council, Egypt warned of conflict if the UN does … Read more Egypt, Ethiopia discuss Nile dam dispute at UN Security Council

What’s behind the dispute over Africa’s largest dam project? | Inside Story

For thousands of years, the Nile has been the backbone of civilisations and a source of conflict. The latest dispute is over the the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, the largest hydroelectric dam project in Africa. Ethiopia’s government says its $4 billion project on the Blue Nile will provide power to its more than 100 million … Read more What’s behind the dispute over Africa’s largest dam project? | Inside Story

Tension on the Nile: Could Egypt and Ethiopia really go to war over water?

Egypt calls it an “existential threat”. As of next month, Ethiopia says it’s going to start filling Africa’s largest dam. How fast? Too fast, for Cairo and Khartoum, which both depend on the water of the Nile. Can the dispute over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) be resolved peacefully or could it spiral out … Read more Tension on the Nile: Could Egypt and Ethiopia really go to war over water?

Gucci Exhibit No Space, Just a Place by ArtReview

‘No Space, Just a Place. Eterotopia’ unfolds in a special video by @ArtReview.magazine. A multi-layered project powered by Gucci to support the cultural landscape and contemporary art scene in Seoul, ‘No Space, Just a Place’ takes its cue from Alessandro Michele’s reflections on eterotopia and celebrates the city’s independent art spaces. Curated by Myriam Ben … Read more Gucci Exhibit No Space, Just a Place by ArtReview

Egypt calls on UN to intervene after impasse in Nile dam talks

Ethiopia has rejected Egypt’s call for the United Nations to resolve a dispute over a controversial dam on the Nile River. Cairo has asked the UN Security Council for a “fair and balanced solution”. Most of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam is complete, but there are still several issues delaying the project. Al Jazeera’s Um … Read more Egypt calls on UN to intervene after impasse in Nile dam talks

Is Gary Dell’Abate Related to a Famous Renaissance Painter?

Stern Show executive producer Gary Dell’Abate is now using a family tree specialist to learn more about his ancestors. SUBSCRIBE for more videos: http://bit.ly/2qswmZU Want to know what’s going on with Howard Stern in the future? Follow us on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1RzxGPD On Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1JELtz3 On Instagram: https://goo.gl/VsWTND For more great content from the Howard Stern … Read more Is Gary Dell’Abate Related to a Famous Renaissance Painter?

Come Together: The confidence power of Chinese culture renaissance

“Cultural confidence represents a fundamental and profound force that sustains the development of a country and a nation,” Chinese President Xi Jinping said at the 19th CPC National Congress. That’s how significant cultural confidence is, especially for a country with a history dating back 5,000 years. The international influence of Chinese culture has increased significantly … Read more Come Together: The confidence power of Chinese culture renaissance

Impact of COVID-19 on the African continent & other topics – Daily Briefing (19 May 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam – General Assembly – Policy Brief on Africa – Africa Dialogue Series – ECOSOC – Libya – Peacekeeping Missions – WHO Report – Cabo Verde – Cameroon – Bangladesh – Afghanistan – UN Global Compact – Latin America – EL … Read more Impact of COVID-19 on the African continent & other topics – Daily Briefing (19 May 2020)

Discovering France’s lesser-known museums

France is full of small museums that retrace its history. In the south-western town of Agen, the museum of fine arts houses 3,000 works of art. Ranging from ancient times to the present day, they are housed in four Renaissance-era mansions which have been graced by the presence of Catherine de Medici and Queen Margot. Meanwhile, 800 … Read more Discovering France’s lesser-known museums

Florida nursing home holds ‘remote kisses’ for Mother’s Day

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the 315 residents of the Palace Renaissance and Royale nursing home in Kendall, Florida, saw their relatives for the first time in almost two months Saturday, although from a distance. More than 100 family vehicles paraded through the residence’s parking lot, while residents wearing face masks waved in tears. Subscribe … Read more Florida nursing home holds ‘remote kisses’ for Mother’s Day

Crime Falls in Latin America Lockdown, But Domestic Abuse, Gang Activity Rises

In crime-ridden Rio de Janeiro, killings by guns in the past month were a third of the same period a year ago. In El Salvador, one of the deadliest countries, March saw the fewest homicides in its history. And in Caracas, the often lawless capital of Venezuela, crime has fallen to near zero. In Latin … Read more Crime Falls in Latin America Lockdown, But Domestic Abuse, Gang Activity Rises