History and Culture

A British artist's cartographic love letter to Beijing

2017-05-27 10:13:00

A British artist who works under the mononym Fuller has been called a psychogeographer, someone who creates a geographical work driven by emotion and behavior rather than function or form. It is not a label he applies to himself. Full Story

Top Chinese, U.S. music schools team up for contemporary music institute

2017-05-27 09:35:00

The Shanghai Conservatory of Music (SHCM) and Berkeley College of Music (BCM) on Friday announced the establishment of a joint training school to nurture contemporary music talent in China. Full Story

Hong Kong iconic tramways unveils new logo

2017-05-27 07:44:00

The tramways of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region unveiled a new logo and visual identity on Friday for its century-old tramcars, also known as Ding Ding car. Full Story

Chinese dragon boat team sets new Guinness world record

2017-05-26 17:21:00

A dragon boat team from south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region Friday set a new world record for the longest distance covered by a dragon boat within an hour. Full Story

Chinese culture draws crowds at Las Vegas Licensing Expo

2017-05-26 16:45:00

Organizations and creative companies dedicated to Chinese cultural relics drew a great deal of attention from international visitors at the Licensing Expo, which concluded here on Thursday. Full Story

Dunhuang murals revived as papercuts

2017-05-26 14:22:00

He Kefeng, a 54-year-old woman residing by Crescent Moon Lake was overwhelmed by the frescoes of Dunhuang, an important Buddhist center on the ancient Silk Road, the first time she saw them at the age of 12. Full Story

Lifelong dedication: Meeting Tibet's Thangka students

2017-05-26 11:07:00

Beyond its stunning scenery, Tibet Autonomous Region is well known for its unique Buddhist culture, with its beautiful and colorful Thangka art symbolic of its long history and traditions. Full Story

8 ancient rock paintings of horses found in China

2017-05-26 10:52:00

Archaeologists announced they had found eight ancient horse paintings carved into rocks in northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. Full Story

Top artists bring Indian classical music to Beijing

2017-05-26 10:44:00

Top artists from India have brought the enchanting sounds of their country's rich musical heritage to Beijing through two traditional instruments. Full Story

China lists 12,274 rare ancient books

2017-05-26 10:13:00

A total of 12,274 books were listed as rare ancient books of China as of 2016, according to the National Library of China (NLC) Thursday. Full Story