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Timeline: Chronology of Cultural Key Events

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The 1950s

 

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1959: Revolutionary romanticism: Monumental nature painting in Great Hall of the Peoples (Fu Baoshi, Guan Shanyue).

 

The 1970s

 

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1974: Discovery of "Terracotta Army" in tomb near Xian with thousands of statues.

 

The 1980s

 

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1988-1993: Chinese movie directors win important international competitions.

 

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1988, Nov.: TV series "River Elegy" is criticized as "wholesale Westernization" and banned. External Link

 

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1989: France’s Hachette Filipacchi starts to publish a Chinese version of the fashion magazine "Elle".

 

The 1990s

 

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1995: In the late 1990s lifestyle magazines begin to proliferate, promoting a new image of educated, elegant career women. External Link Landsberger's Chinese Propaganda Posters, Wikipedia

 

The 2000s

 

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2006, March: The Chinese inaugural edition of "Rolling Stone" magazine is immediately sold out. External Link

 

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2009, Sept.: Chinese state TV (CCTV) focusing on 300 million Russian viewers. External Link Guardian, 2009, 11 Sept. 2009

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