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Koreeda’s “Shoplifters” Wins Palme d’Or at Cannes

May 20, 2018

UPDATE Cannes, France- Japanese director Hirokazu Koreeda’s “Manbiki Kazoku” (Shoplifters), a feature film that portrays human ties of an impoverished family in Tokyo, won the Palme d’Or at the 71st Cannes Film Festival on Saturday. The motion picture is the

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Doll maker Kyugetsu held ‘doll funeral’ at Sakaki Shrine

May 19, 2018

Tokyo- Old dolls are displayed on an altar during a ‘doll funeral’ at Sakaki Shrine in Tokyo on Sunday. Doll maker Kyugetsu held the event for the dolls no longer needed by their owners that play an important part in

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Annual sand sculpture festival, ‘Meet the Heros through Sand’

May 19, 2018

Busan- An annual sand sculpture festival is under way on Haeundae beach in the southeastern port city of Busan, South Korea, 19 May 2018. The festival runs until 22 May under the theme of ‘Meet the Heros through Sand.’ Eleven

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Conductor Kazushi Ono leads the orchestra, ‘Inscape’

May 18, 2018

Spain- Japanese conductor Kazushi Ono leads the orchestra during a rehearsal of the symphonic concert ‘Inscape’ in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, 18 May 2018. The production created by Spanish compositor Hector Parra and French astrophysicist Jean Pierre Luminet will be premiered

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Bonhams auction

May 18, 2018

Two bottles of whisky, Macallan Peter Blake 1926 (left) and Valerio Adami 1926 (right), are displayed ahead of a Bonhams auction in Hong Kong on Friday, 18 May 2018. Whisky prices have soared in recent years, with buyers shifting their

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71st edition of the Cannes Film Festival, “Realisateurs des Courts Metrages 2018 “

May 18, 2018

France- (From left) Australian director Charles Williams, Chinese director Wei Shujun, Iranian director Saeed Jafarian, Polish director Marta Pajek, US directors Celine Held and Logan George, Filippino director Raymund Ribay Gutierrez and Japanese directors Genki Kawamura, Masayuki Toyota, Kentaro Hirase,

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Japan lifestyle

May 18, 2018

This photo taken on Friday, 10 May 2018 shows a woman on a street in Tokyo. AFP-Jiji Press

EXO-CBX’s first concert tour in Japan

May 18, 2018

Yokohama- Around 17,000 fans were able to witness the performance of South Korean male group EXO’s sub-unit, CBX at Yokohama Arena in Japan last May 11. CBX or ChenBaekXi are the first sub-unit of the popular group EXO which stands

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