Mogao Grottoes in Gansu reopens; Xinhua

The Mogao Grottoes, a renowned UNESCO World Heritage site in Northwest China’s Gansu Province, reopened on Sunday after being closed for months due to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

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World heritage grottoes in China reopen after 108 days; CGTN

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Building on a legacy; Wang Kaihao; China Daily

The former director of the Dunhuang Academy’s unwavering commitment to conservation over the decades is being rightly celebrated, Wang Kaihao reports.

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Silk Road hub takes cultural lead; Alexis Hooi & Wang Linyan; China Daily

Dunhuang Academy director, Zhao Shengliang, on why the iconic Buddhist art of the Mogao Caves plays an important global role in promoting Chinese culture.

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Reveling in global legacy of the silk road; Alexis Hooi & Wang Linyan; China Daily

Conservation of Buddhist artworks at the Mogao Caves is encouraging similar efforts at home and abroad…

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Rural development helps increase visitors to Gansu; Song Mengxing; China Daily

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Northwest China’s Gansu province saw robust growth and development in its tourism industry in the first half of 2019, according to local officials.

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Silk Road’s Gansu; Ros Chanveasna; Khmer Times

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Located in the upper reaches of the famed Yellow River, northwest China’s Gansu province is well known as home of grottoes art, cultural heritage sites, magnificent natural scenery and also the key area of the ancient Silk Road route.

Source: Silk Road’s Gansu – Khmer Times

Cultural Heritage of Gansu Province along the Silk Road; People’s Daily Online

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Silk Road secrets: The Buddhist art of the Mogao Caves; Paul Hastie; BBC

The paintings from the Mogao caves show the development of Chinese art over a period of 1000 years. In a secret cave on China’s ancient Silk Road, one of the world’s most incredible collections of art lay locked away in darkness for 900 years.

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