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This Week in Culture: March 7-March 14

This Week in Culture: March 7-March 14

This week in culture:

From China

A collection of photographs from the photo shoot of drag queens in China was released this week. These photos highlight the change taking over gender perception; an issue towards which our world is slowly widening its view.

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From India

Indian Film Maker and Historian, Benoy K Behl, discusses how out of touch the Indian population are with Yoga as a spiritual and mental practice. Yoga is not just a physically strengthening activity. World Yoga Day is held every 21st of June.

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From Spain

The use of ‘selfie’ sticks is now banned by museums and other institutions in Spain. This announcement comes shortly after UK museums took the same step and prohibited the use of the same in British museums.

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From France

Thieves broke into the fabled Fontainebleau Palace in southern Paris and stole about fifteen “priceless” Chinese artifacts in a lightning raid, according to French authorities.

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From Iraq

Iraq's national museum officially reopened in Baghdad on Saturday after 12 years. Painstaking efforts were taken over that time to ensure that close to a third of 15,000 pieces looted during the US-led invasion were recovered.

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