History and Culture

Traditional Chinese operas now going online

2017-09-21 14:07:00

Four artists of traditional Chinese operas, including Hu Wenge, a renowned Peking Opera actor, and Shao Tianshuai, a Kunqu Opera actress, joined in a live streaming performance by China's Momo Inc, a mobile-based social networking platform, and the Beiji Full Story

Sinologists from 18 countries visit Dunhuang

2017-09-21 14:04:00

On Sept 19, 22 young sinologists from 18 countries who participated in the 2017 Visiting Program for Young Sinologists in Xi'an visited Dunhuang in Northwest China's Gansu province for cultural exchange. Full Story

Michelin updates Shanghai food guide

2017-09-21 10:37:00

Amid widespread speculation, French tire manufacturer Michelin updated its famed food guide for Shanghai on Wednesday. Full Story

China to better protect cultural relics

2017-09-21 10:21:00

The State Council on Wednesday issued a guideline to better protect cultural relics in China. Full Story

Women of the World Festival debuts in China

2017-09-20 15:03:00

The Women of the World Festival made its first appearance in China over the weekend at Beijing's Tianqiao Performing Arts Center. Full Story

Titanic documentary strives to unearth real story behind Chinese survivors

2017-09-20 09:51:00

Not many Chinese know that the last person to board the lifeboat from the sinking Titanic in 1912 was a Chinese. Out of a total of eight Chinese aboard the "unsinkable ship," only six survived. Full Story

Scottish orchestra celebrates composer's 'China Story'

2017-09-20 09:04:00

The Royal Scottish National Orchestra will celebrate the works of one of China's greatest living composer in Western classical tradition with two concerts later this month. Full Story

Visitors flock to see 1,000 li of history at Forbidden City

2017-09-20 09:00:00

More than 500 visitors flocked to the Forbidden City in Beijing for the unveiling of a 900-year-old classical painting there on Friday morning. Full Story

Confucius Institute to open new headquarters in Panama to boost cultural ties

2017-09-19 16:51:00

The Confucius Institute at the state-run University of Panama (UP) plans to inaugurate new headquarters here in the Panamanian capital to boost cultural exchange between China and the Central American country. Full Story

Forgotten capital aims to revive past glory

2017-09-19 16:50:00

Before the middle of the 10th century, the city of Luoyang was already a bustling metropolis - for half of its then 3,000-year-old history it had been the capital of some 13 dynasties. Full Story