To recap 2020, NewsForKids.net is taking a look back at some of the most interesting stories we’ve covered this year. Today we’re looking at some of the big arts stories that made the news in 2020.
Bob Dylan has been writing songs and singing them since the 1960s. His work has affected many other singers and musicians, and changed pop, rock, and folk music. Now, at 78 years old, Mr. Dylan continues to surprise people.
In spite of complaints from archeologists, the Egyptian government has moved four ancient statues from a 4,000-year-old temple and placed them in the center of a busy traffic circle in downtown Cairo.
Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has announced that she is publishing online a fairy tale that she wrote for her children. The story, called “The Ickabog”, will be published for free in parts on its own website.
Christo, the artist who worked to turn landscapes and buildings into massive, temporary works of art, died Sunday at age 84. Christo surprised the world again and again with the imagination and size of the artworks he created.
This year has been terrible for many businesses, but the movie business has been hit especially hard. Today, one of the world’s largest movie theater chains is closing its doors. It’s not clear when, or if, they’ll re-open.