History and Culture

Spanish sandman: Borja Gonzalez takes Beijing on dreamy journey

2017-05-23 15:13:00

"Dreams of Sand", a sand-painting performance presented by a Spanish artist Borja Gonzalez has shown the audience in Beijing. Full Story

Dinosaur drawings feature on latest Chinese postage stamps

2017-05-23 14:48:00

Zhao Chuang, a Beijing-based artist, has drawn several birdlike dinosaurs for Chinese scientists who have found the fossils, and his images appear with scientific writings in international magazines and journals. Full Story

Chinese culture in spotlight on Silk Road cruiseliner

2017-05-23 11:20:00

A cultural program called Silk Road Stories made its debut on board the Majestic Princess, a new cruise ship that is making its maiden global voyage from Rome to east China's Xiamen City. Full Story

Chinese poet Jidi Majia's selected poems published in Hungary

2017-05-23 11:05:00

The selected poems of noted Chinese poet Jidi Majia were presented on Monday in Hungary's capital Budapest at a ceremony organized by the Hungarian Pen Club in the Royal Castle, in the presence of the poet himself. Full Story

The first giant panda twins of the year are born in Chengdu

2017-05-23 10:54:00

On April 24, the first giant panda twins of the year were born in captivity at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. Full Story

Forum in Serbia promotes China, CEE cooperation in cultural heritage

2017-05-23 10:23:00

The first China-Central and Eastern European (CEE) Countries Cultural Heritage Forum opened in Belgrade on Monday, aiming to promote and innovate cultural exchanges among participating countries. Full Story

Old-school street peddlers still seen in modern Shanghai's cityscape

2017-05-23 10:20:00

Street life and its clamor of commerce is a hallmark of Chinese culture. Full Story

Cairo hosts first ever Chinese dragon boat race

2017-05-23 10:17:00

Cairo hosted a dragon boat race on the Nile River - the first such activity in Egypt. The Chinese cultural boats have only been in the country for a couple of months, but are already growing in popularity. Full Story

Treats for your inner dragon

2017-05-23 09:56:00

Tasty rice dumplings with local variations in fillings have been a tradition of China's Dragon Boat Festival for centuries. Full Story

Palace Museum spreads its wings to Xiamen

2017-05-23 09:45:00

Fujian province now houses treasures from the Palace Museum, thanks to the opening of the Kulangsu gallery. Full Story