History and Culture

Beijing dance festival: A dance feast education and show

2017-07-27 13:55:00

The 9th Beijing Dance Festival kicked off at the Beijing Tianqiao Performing Arts Center last Tuesday for a two-week run. Full Story

Macao to hold int'l music festival

2017-07-27 13:53:00

The 31st Macao International Music Festival (MIMF) will be held from Sept. 29 to Oct. 30, with top musicians and ensembles coming from different countries and regions to offer 20 performances, the special administrative region's cultural department said Full Story

Shanghai Book Fair returns to promote domestic titles and local book retailers

2017-07-27 09:55:00

Shanghai Book Fair will return next month with "love reading, love life" as its theme from August 16 to 22. Over 500 publishing houses will bring 150,000 books to the fair for readers to browse and purchase. Full Story

Heart rate study tests emotional impact of Shakespeare

2017-07-27 09:29:00

In a world where on-screen violence has become commonplace, the Royal Shakespeare Company is turning to science to discover whether the playwright can still make hearts race after more than 400 years. Full Story

Britain's Chinese youth orchestra to celebrate 50th anniversary of the Beatles' Sgt Pepper

2017-07-26 15:15:00

Beatles music with Chinese characteristics will be the centerpiece of a concert in Liverpool Sunday by Britain's only Chinese youth orchestra. Full Story

U.S. museum spreads benefits of traditional Chinese medicine

2017-07-26 10:25:00

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is often met with skepticism by Westerners, but a TCM museum in Maryland is helping to educate Americans about the benefits. Full Story

'The Admonitions Scroll' on display for short time at British Museum

2017-07-26 10:13:00

The Admonitions of the Instructress to the Court Ladies is being put back on display at the British Museum until August 16, giving visitors a rare opportunity to view one of the earliest extant examples of Chinese painting on silk. Full Story

New TCM center to bring traditional methods to Dubai

2017-07-26 10:05:00

A traditional Chinese medicine center will be built in Dubai, bringing a new treatment option to the Middle East. Full Story

Minions' power circles the globe

2017-07-26 10:03:00

Starting as supporting roles in the Hollywood blockbuster, Despicable Me, Minions managed to become one of today's most popular cultural icons. And Minions have once again swept the world with their latest film performance. Full Story

Troupe takes root in prairie

2017-07-26 09:19:00

Songs and dances reflecting the herdsman's life entertain those living in Inner Mongolia's remotest areas. Full Story