History and Culture

Popular Mini-documentary tells stories of Asian crafts people

2017-04-26 15:45:00

The second season of a popular mini documentary on Asian crafts people has once again gone viral online. Full Story

Ancient inscription discovered in northern Chinese cliff cave

2017-04-26 15:18:00

Chinese archaeologists have discovered an ancient inscription carved in a cliff cave in northern China's Hebei Province, believed to be a place of seclusion for a renowned Shaolin monk, local authorities said Wednesday. Full Story

Royal food from Forbidden City sold online

2017-04-26 14:18:00

Royal food from the Forbidden City is now available for purchase at Tmall, a major Chinese online marketplace, as a part of new steps for the Palace Museum to develop its cultural creative products. Full Story

Art pieces from Louvre Museum on display in Hong Kong

2017-04-26 13:48:00

On Wednesday the Hong Kong Heritage Museum kicked off the presentation of a collection of artwork from the world-renowned Louvre Museum. Full Story

'Chinese Bridge' contest in Latvia wins hails

2017-04-26 10:20:00

When the 14th "Chinese Bridge" language proficiency competition in Latvia was held in the University of Latvia on Tuesday, the contest has drawn hails from various sides. Full Story

Ancient Civilizations Forum establishes dialogue platform

2017-04-26 09:53:00

The first ministerial conference of the Ancient Civilizations Forum (ACForum) co-launched by Greece and China ended in Athens on Monday with a declaration to establish an annual platform of dialogue and cultural cooperation. Full Story

Museum dedicated to expos set to open

2017-04-26 09:18:00

Shanghai World Expo Museum will open to the public from May 1. Admission will be free, officials said yesterday. Full Story

Poetry then, songs now

2017-04-26 09:06:00

"I have had many offers to write pop songs but I turned them down. I want to do other things," says Gu, 82. Full Story

Chinese bookstores adapt to social changes

2017-04-25 13:47:00

For Gao Hengrui, 20, going to a bookstore is no longer only about buying books, rather, it is a "culture hunt." Full Story

Sino-Ukrainian cultural exchanges week kicks off in Kiev

2017-04-25 11:26:00

The Sino-Ukrainian cultural exchanges week kicked off in Kiev on Monday, featuring a string of cultural events and economic discussions. Full Story