The Palace Museum opened at night to celebrate this year's Lantern Festival. Photo: Xinhua

Five times Beijing’s Forbidden City became a trending topic online thanks to Palace Museum’s outgoing director

  • Shan Jixiang made the 600-year-old imperial palace one of the most talked about places in China among millennials before his retirement
  • He is credited with reviving the museum. Here are five of the museum’s most notable innovations under his leadership
Topic |   Chinese history

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The Palace Museum opened at night to celebrate this year's Lantern Festival. Photo: Xinhua
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Airbnb employees posing in front of the Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci during a rehearsal for the contest announced today. Photo: Reuters

Airbnb Louvre contest offers night at the museum with the Mona Lisa, sleeping in the iconic pyramid

  • Airbnb and the Louvre have announced a competition for a unique chance to travel to France and spend a night at the museum
  • Entrants just need to answer one question: why would you be the Mona Lisa’s perfect guest?
Topic |   Art

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Airbnb employees posing in front of the Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci during a rehearsal for the contest announced today. Photo: Reuters
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