The artists have taken the opportunity of the “China-EU year of Intercultural Dialogue ” to organize a ten-day concert tour in Europe starting March 20.
Dialogue with the Emperor Qin’s Warriors
At 93 years old, Porchon-Lynch was named the world's oldest yoga teacher by Guinness World Records.
Seasonal fog is illuminated by the lights of Cape Town harbour as the city prepares for the start of the southern hemisphere winter, May 8, 2012.
The "Martian Pink", a 12.04-carat Fancy Intense pink (Type IIa) diamond, is shown during a media preview at Christie's, in Hong Kong May 8, 2012. According to the company, the diamond is worth an estimated value of $8 to $12 million and will be sold at the auction on May 29 in Hong Kong.
Sydney Fashion Week
Beijing Hongyan Rare Stone Market is the capital’s jewel in the crown when it comes to trading in gemstones. Situated in southwest Beijing, it houses tens of thousands of rare stones and products from all over the country.
Children are handpicked from around China and sent to be trained in the Shichahai Sports School in Beijing as the next generation of Olympic champions for sports.
Chinese beekeeper She Ping, 32, covered his body with 33.1 kg of bees — an estimated 331,000 of the creatures — in one hour in Southwest China’s Chongqing municipality, April 18, 2012.
Flowers rest on grave markers of Titanic victims during a small local community service at the Fairview Lawn Cemetery in Halifax, Nova Scotia April 15, 2012.
A Titanic Memorial Cruise is held to retrace the voyage from Southampton of the ill-fated Titanic liner, which hit an iceberg and sank 100 years ago on April 15, 1912.
Slide: Training for London Olympics