History and Culture

Beauty and diversity of Inner Mongolian music

2017-04-21 09:39:00

Many people picture a horse head fiddle and classic melodies, such as Hong Yan, when they think of Inner Mongolian music. The instruments used and music played have a strong nomadic style, which is always a gift to listen to. Full Story

Peking Opera on big screen

2017-04-21 09:00:00

For two days in a row recently, Peking Opera master Du Jinfang used a hearing aid to listen to speeches about the struggling art form at the ongoing 7th Beijing International Film Festival. Full Story

University promotes language studies

2017-04-21 08:45:00

A specialized Chinese university has launched a nationwide search for students with the passion and talent to study the languages used in countries along the Belt and Road Initiative. Full Story

Farmers and herdsmen’s cooperative hotel

2017-04-20 11:03:00

Family-owned farmhouse hotels get popular day by day. Full Story

British Library brings rare original manuscripts to China for the first time

2017-04-20 10:08:00

Want to see for yourself how literary classics like Jane Eyre and Romeo and Juliet came into being? If you are in Beijing this April, you will have the chance, as the British Library brings valuable rare original manuscripts to China for first time. Full Story

China urges Confucius Institutes to bridge diverse cultures: vice premier

2017-04-20 10:07:00

Visiting Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong Wednesday urged Confucius Institutes in Turkey to facilitate people-to-people exchanges and serve as bridge linking diverse cultures and civilizations. Full Story

UNESCO chief lauds China's efforts promoting cultural dialogues along Belt and Road

2017-04-20 10:01:00

China has once again showed strong commitment to promoting cultural dialogues and diversity through its Belt and Road Initiative, said Irina Bokova, Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Wedne Full Story

2017 Croisements festival kicks off in Beijing

2017-04-20 09:39:00

In 2017, Croisements festival celebrates its 12th year anniversary. 12 years completes one cycle of the Chinese zodiac, represented by 12 animals. Full Story

Searching for the formula for films

2017-04-20 09:33:00

The 7th Beijing International Film Festival is on, and one of the main topics of discussion at the event is: How can filmmakers make international coproductions successful? Full Story

Stone lion unearthed in downtown Lhasa

2017-04-19 16:46:00

A stone lion the height of a man was recently unearthed in Lhasa, near what is believed to be a former ministerial office, according to local authorities. Full Story