History and Culture

Dunhuang Academy, British Museum sign cooperation agreement

2017-05-17 09:46:00

China's Dunhuang Academy and the UK's British Museum signed a memorandum of cooperation on Monday, the Cultural Heritage Bureau of Gansu Province announced on Tuesday. Full Story

Countryside lives depicted in painting exhibit in Beijing

2017-05-17 08:30:00

An exhibition featuring paintings of the Chinese countryside will be held at the National Art Museum of China from May 18 to 24. Full Story

Experimental Peking opera 'Faust' starts premiere tour in Germany

2017-05-16 14:08:00

Experimental Peking opera "Faust" was staged Monday evening in the western city of Wiesbaden, starting its premiere tour in Germany. Full Story

Playing with the dunes

2017-05-16 11:38:00

Spanish painter Borja Gonzalez will make his debut in China at the ongoing 17th Meet in Beijing Arts Festival with a rare show. Full Story

Egyptian mummies from British Museum to go on display in Hong Kong

2017-05-16 10:28:00

Six Egyptian mummies from the British Museum will be on display in Hong Kong, offering citizens here an opportunity to explore ancient Egypt from a "scientific angle," the Hong Kong Science Museum said Monday. Full Story

Calls for UK publishers to print more translated literature from China

2017-05-16 10:00:00

Literature lovers, publishers and distributors wan the UK book industry to bring in more translated and bilingual books from China. Full Story

Chinese TV dramas bring world closer

2017-05-16 08:49:00

"Before Chinese companies came, we had to pay over $50 each month to watch TV, but now we are paying just $3. Just like people in Beijing we can enjoy the best TV programs for only few bucks," said Hilder Edmund Malecela in Beijing on May 14. Full Story

'Millennial Road': China welcomes Belt and Road Forum guests with gala

2017-05-15 14:48:00

Chinese President Xi Jinping treated his guests, including over two dozen world leaders, at the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation to a special gala on Sunday evening following a lavish banquet at the Great Hall of the People. Full Story

Magnificent B&R gala embodies peace, inclusiveness and mutual benefit

2017-05-15 14:40:00

Heads of state and government, and other Belt and Road Forum delegates, attended the "Millennial Road" gala performance at the National Center for the Performing Arts in Beijing on Sunday evening. Full Story

219 artefacts exhibited at Kulangsu Gallery of Foreign Artefacts from The Palace Museum Collection

2017-05-15 14:09:00

219 artefacts are exhibited at the opening exhibition. Kulangsu Gallery will feature collection that mainly stayed at the storehouse of the Palace Museum in Beijing and never revealed to the public. Full Story