History and Culture

Historic buildings collected by Jackie Chan to be rebuilt in Anhui

2018-05-14 13:48:00

Four Hui-style historic residences purchased by Chinese movie star Jackie Chan will be restored in east China's Anhui Province. Full Story

Chinese pianist wins Britain's young musician contest

2018-05-14 12:40:00

American-born Chinese pianist Lauren Zhang was named as winner of the 40th BBC Young Musician competition on Sunday. Full Story

Feeling the burn

2018-05-14 11:05:00

A recent satellite event in Zhejiang of the world-famous Burning Man festival inspires Camilla Tenn to consider attending its U.S. incarnation. Full Story

Mother’s Day: An imported festival finds its roots in China

2018-05-13 11:55:00

Many Chinese people have been pondering over what presents to get for their beloved moms on the Mother's Day, but very few know that Mother’s Day is actually a festival bought in from overseas. Full Story

'The Long March' opera to return to China's prime theater

2018-05-12 11:31:00

An opera dedicated to the epic Long March led by the Communist Party of China (CPC) will return to the National Center for the Performing Arts (NCPA) in Beijing this summer. Full Story

China's SACH announces plans for International Museum Day

2018-05-11 13:43:00

China's State Administration of Cultural Heritage (SACH) released the country's plans to celebrate International Museum Day on May 18 at a press conference in Beijing on Thursday. Full Story

China's museums to use AI to pass on culture, history

2018-05-11 13:21:00

Artificial intelligence (AI) technology is expected to be applied in Chinese museums to support the country's efforts to pass on Chinese culture and history, according to a news briefing by the State Administration of Cultural Heritage Thursday. Full Story

Guizhou residents protect cedar forest

2018-05-11 11:01:00

For 18 generations, people in Denglu village in Taijiang county, Guizhou province, have kept their ancestor's oath to guard a primeval forest of Chinese cedar trees. Full Story

Rare Tang landscape painting to be auctioned in June

2018-05-11 10:54:00

A Tang Dynasty (618-907) painting titled Colorful Landscape is set to go under hammer at the upcoming Spring Auction Season held by the Beijing-based Council auction house June 15-16. Full Story

Egyptian university opens first Lao She exhibition outside China

2018-05-11 09:13:00

An Egyptian university on Thursday opened a permanent exhibition on late Chinese novelist Lao She, the first such exhibition outside of China. Full Story