History and Culture

Man creates 1-meter-high sugar pagoda

2018-02-11 14:26:00

A craftsman made a 98-cm high sugar pagoda at an intangible cultural heritage fair in Chongqing on Feb. 9. Full Story

Year of the Dog resonates in California

2018-02-11 10:47:00

A California state senator said that the coming Chinese New Year was special to him because he was born in the Year of the Dog. Full Story

Tsinghua student band gives first concert in U.S.

2018-02-11 10:36:00

Tuesday afternoon on the main stage of Meany Hall at the University of Washington, 62 young musicians from the Tsinghua University Symphonic Band (THUMB) treated the audience to a performance at the 30th Annual University of the Washington Pacific Northwe Full Story

Season 3 of 'A Bite of China' to debut during holiday

2018-02-11 10:12:00

The hugely popular documentary "A Bite of China" is coming back with its third season and is scheduled to air daily starting Feb. 19 during the Spring Festival holiday, according to a launch conference held in Beijing. Full Story

To preserve the past

2018-02-11 09:51:00

Traditional Chinese homes are quickly vanishing from the landscape as China's drive toward modernity gains pace, and experts say that everyone has a role to play in ensuring that heritage architectures do not go extinct Full Story

Wood carving experiencing a renaissance

2018-02-11 09:44:00

Hu Xianmin is in the midst of carving the scenes of a famous oil painting onto a piece of teakwood the length of a snooker cue. Full Story

National treasures win over audiences

2018-02-11 09:33:00

The new television series titled National Treasure that features cultural relics from nine leading museums in China has been applauded by a large number of viewers. Full Story

What do dog-related phrases say about Chinese culture?

2018-02-11 09:17:00

With the Year of the Dog just around the corner, Chinese may find it hard to stick to the routine of sending zodiac sign themed blessings, since dog-related words in Chinese generally have negative connotations. However, things have been changing in the p Full Story

Foreign students celebrate Spring Festival in Hongqiao

2018-02-11 09:02:00

Over 500 foreign students and their teachers took part in a series of traditional celebrations for the coming Chinese New Year in downtown Changning District in Shanghai today. Full Story