History and Culture

Interactive Chinese American Heritage Map released

2018-05-10 10:23:00

An Interactive Chinese American Heritage Map (ICAHM) was released at the Chinese American Museum of Chicago last Saturday. Full Story

Bocuse D'Or: 'Olympics of Cooking' Makes First Visit to Guangzhou

2018-05-10 09:50:00

Every food connoisseur from Guy Fieri to Emeril Lagasse has heard Bocuse D'or described as "the most prestigious culinary competition in the world." Full Story

Beijing museums open for free on International Museum Day

2018-05-09 16:53:00

Around 100 museums in Beijing will be open for free on May 18, International Museum Day, including 17 museums that charge visitors usually. Full Story

Romantic film 'Us and Them' dominates China's box office

2018-05-09 16:22:00

The romantic drama "Us and Them," directed by actress and singer Rene Liu from China's Taiwan, led the Chinese box office in the week ending May 6, earning 656 million yuan (103 million U.S. dollars), China Film News reported Tuesday. Full Story

China 'creations week' to hit culture centers worldwide

2018-05-09 14:40:00

A Chinese Cultural Creations Show will be staged at China Cultural Centers worldwide from May 10 to June 30, according to a press conference held at Jianfu Palace Garden in the Palace Museum on Tuesday. Full Story

Chinese dance drama staged in Beijing

2018-05-09 13:26:00

"Liang Shanbo and Zhu Yingtai," a Chinese classical dance drama, was performed in Beijing on Tuesday, putting an end to its first run. Full Story

Cannes film fair kicks off, with 21 films vying for top prize

2018-05-09 10:26:00

The 71st Cannes International Film Festival rose its curtain on Tuesday with a gathering of movie industry professionals and cinema stars headed from all over the world to the French Riviera. Full Story

Chinese delegation introduce Xinjiang to Egyptian people

2018-05-09 09:24:00

A cultural delegation from China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region attended a seminar at the Chinese embassy in Cairo on Monday to enhance mutual understanding. Full Story

Massive Rockefeller art auction on tap at Christie's

2018-05-09 09:16:00

A collection of artwork put together by the late billionaire David Rockefeller and his wife Peggy, which includes pieces from masters Pablo Picasso, Claude Monet and Henri Matisse, is going up for auction at Christie's New York on Tuesday evening. Full Story

One knife fits all in Chinese style of food preparation

2018-05-08 14:49:00

Caidao, a large flat Chinese chopping knife or Chinese chef's knife, is an all-purpose tool that can accomplish most cutting tasks in the kitchen from breaking down to slicing ingredients to the thinness of hair. Full Story