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Ken Rosewall Arena and Mon Repos Turtle Centre among buildings shortlisted at 2021 World Architecture Festival Awards

The World Architecture Festival (WAF) Awards has announced its 2021 shortlist, celebrating buildings and landscapes to have been completed across the world between 2019 and 2021. The…

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Jul 20, 2021 ByKaren Sweaney Culture / Design / Environment / Sport / Venues /

 
 

Expo 2020 Dubai reveal Women’s Pavilion

Expo 2020 Dubai has reaffirmed its commitment to gender equality and women’s empowerment, unveiling creative content and programming for the Women’s Pavilion in collaboration…

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Jun 19, 2021 Culture / Events / Tourism /

 
 

Saudi Arabian Government bans foreigners from annual Hajj pilgrimage

The ongoing impact of the Coronavirus pandemic has seen the Saudi Arabian Government announce that this year's Hajj pilgrimage will be limited to no more than 60,000 people, all of them…

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Jun 13, 2021 Culture / Events / Safety / Tourism /

 
 

Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre art fairs demonstrate strong demand for physical events

Over the last 10 days, the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre has seen thousands of art lovers, luxury goods and antique collectors attend three long-awaited events – Art…

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May 28, 2021 Arts / Culture / Events /

 
 

Art Fair returns to Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

After an absence of more than two years due to COVID-19, the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) is looking forward to hosting Art Basel officially scheduled to take place…

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May 10, 2021 Arts / Culture / Events /

 
 

Two Culture and Heritage Tourism bodies agree to global alliance

The World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage (WTACH), based in Sydney, with offices in Europe, and the Culture Heritage Economic Alliance (CHEA), headquartered in Washington…

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Apr 29, 2021 Culture / Tourism /

 
 

Gallery Weekend Beijing 2021 program marks the event’s largest presentation to date

The 2021 program of the fifth edition of Gallery Weekend Beijing (GWBJ) marks the event’s largest presentation to date. Growing from 14 participants during its inaugural edition in…

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Apr 23, 2021 Arts / Culture / Events / Venues /

 
 

Sydney Cricket Ground hosts safe and spectacular Mardi Gras event

The Sydney Cricket Ground last night hosted a safe and successful Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras in a dazzling display of self-expression.  The Parade, having temporarily relocated…

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Mar 7, 2021 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Events / Venues /

 
 

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