History and Culture

2,000-yr-old rock carving reveals China's ancient astronomy

2017-05-20 08:34:00

After two years of research, archaeologists Friday confirmed astronomical engravings had been found on a 2,000-year-old rock carving in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. Full Story

Singapore opens cultural center to promote Singapore's Chinese culture

2017-05-20 08:08:00

There is no space for ambiguity in the nature of cross-Strait relations, a Chinese mainland spokesperson said Friday. Full Story

Art exhibition about China opens in Nigerian capital

2017-05-20 07:53:00

An art exhibition about China opened in the Nigerian capital Abuja on Friday showing the work of local artists who viewed the Asian country through their own eyes. Full Story

Museums and contested history: Studying the past to move forward

2017-05-19 14:56:00

The worldwide community of museums celebrated International Museum Day on Thursday, with the International Council of Museums setting the theme for this year as "Museums and contested histories: Saying the unspeakable in museums". Full Story

Cannes 2017: Chinese films absent but publicity seekers abound

2017-05-19 14:49:00

In the 2017 Cannes Film Festival, Chinese faces abound, adding more glitter to the glamorous red carpet event. However, movie entries from the Asian country are in dearth. Full Story

Beijing Museum showcases traditional skills of paper-making & printing

2017-05-19 14:45:00

Thursday marked the 40th International Museum Day. When the topic of museums comes up, people have the tendency to think of a vast building playing host to thousands of objects and artifacts. But more and more museums are turning their hand to new ways to Full Story

British firm to release China-backed movie

2017-05-19 14:03:00

British film company BB88 has released stills and information about its latest venture Giantland, the first of three independent films it is making with the backing of Chinese film and TV financier Zhongze Culture Investment. Full Story

Museum alliance will shed light on ancient Silk Road

2017-05-19 11:04:00

An international museum alliance initiated by China was established on Thursday in Beijing to enhance cross-border studies of the Silk Road, the ancient Eurasian trade route. Full Story

China's famous Terracotta Army gets digital boost

2017-05-19 10:55:00

China's world famous Terracotta Army attraction has been given a digital boost thanks to the Chinese web-based encyclopedia Baidu Baike, in partnership with the Emperor Qinshihuang's Mausoleum Site Museum. Full Story

London's iconic Abbey Road studio recreated

2017-05-19 10:54:00

It was an image that captured the spirit of the 1960s, the four members of the Beatles, with flared trousers and long hair, simply strolling across a zebra crossing on Abbey Road in London. Full Story