History and Culture

Traditional Chinese copper artist seeks successor

2017-09-06 14:43:00

One man preserving the ancient Chinese art of copper work is on the look-out for someone to take over the craft from him. Full Story

Poly Auction Hong Kong expects autumn sales to reach $102 mln

2017-09-06 09:09:00

Poly Auction Hong Kong will present over 1,000 items in the 2017 autumn auction, with estimated sales to reach about 800 million HK dollars (about 102 million U.S. dollars), the auction house said on Tuesday. Full Story

Classic Peking Opera, film to show in New York

2017-09-05 16:14:00

Classic Peking opera "Farewell My Concubine" and a 3D Peking opera film of the same name will be staged in New York later this month in a major cultural promotion by the Shanghai Peking Opera Theater. Full Story

The traditional music in Fujian Province

2017-09-05 15:34:00

Nanyin, also known as Nanguan, is a style of Chinese classical music dating back to Tang Dynasty. Full Story

Meet the tableware designer for the BRICS Summit banquet

2017-09-05 13:59:00

Huang Chunmao, professor of ceramic design at China Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA), is the brain behind these creations. Full Story

Mixing diplomacy with a film festival

2017-09-05 09:54:00

While the leaders of BRICS countries pledged increased cooperation at the annual summit in China's Xiamen, Fujian province, their Belgian embassies echoed the commitment by launching a film festival on Monday in Brussels. Full Story

Major folk traditions of BRICS Summit host city: Xiamen

2017-09-05 09:44:00

Once a major link along the ancient Maritime Silk Road, the coastal city celebrates a number of exotic folk traditions that you may not have heard of before. Full Story

Annual fair pays tribute to late photographer

2017-09-05 08:59:00

Selected works of the late Chinese photographer Ren Hang and a rare juxtaposition of four influential Chinese private collections of photography will highlight Photofairs' fourth edition in Shanghai this weekend. Full Story

Fleshing out in autumn

2017-09-04 13:24:00

For Erik, September means that summer is gone, autumn came. But what he doesn't know is that it is already been fall for a few weeks, according to the Chinese lunar calendar. Full Story

Gulangyu gets certificate of world heritage site

2017-09-04 13:02:00

China's Gulangyu Island was issued a certificate of the world heritage site by the UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova on Monday, making China the country with the most world heritage sites worldwide. Full Story