History and Culture

Year of the Dog: foreign takes and best wishes

2018-02-08 16:03:00

Some foreign friends have shown their understanding of the Year of the Dog, as Chinese Lunar New Year, the biggest Chinese festival is coming. Full Story

Chinese network picks up UK dating show Game of Clones

2018-02-08 13:39:00

A Beijing-based production company will create a Chinese version of British dating show Game of Clones, where a single person is matched with eight nearly identical dates who all enter a house rigged with cameras for a week. Full Story

Spring Festival to be grandly celebrated in Chinatown in Myanmar's Yangon

2018-02-08 13:37:00

Spring Festival, or better known as Chinese Lunar New Year, will be celebrated on a grand scale for the second time in several decades in Chinatown. Full Story

Exhibition opens about early stirrings of Marxism in China

2018-02-08 13:22:00

To memorialize Marxism and history, an exhibition about early Marxism in China opened semi-permanently at the Beijing Luxun Museum and the New Culture Movement Memorial of Beijing on Friday. Full Story

Myanmar holds Chinese lion, dragon dance contest to welcome Chinese New Year

2018-02-08 13:15:00

Chinese lion and dragon dance contest kicked off at Junction Square Shopping Center in Myanmar's Yangon on Wednesday evening as part of the pre-activities of Chinese New Year celebration. Full Story

Works by Chinese artist celebrate van Gogh's genius

2018-02-08 11:28:00

An ardent admirer of Vincent van Gogh, contemporary Chinese artist Zeng Fanzhi created a series of vibrant new paintings for a special exhibition at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. Full Story

China holds gala tour overseas

2018-02-08 11:19:00

Artists from China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region perform to celebrate the Spring Festival and commemorate the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Algeria at the Opera of Algiers in Algeria on Tuesday. Xinh Full Story

Tibetan treasures to be exhibited in Beijing

2018-02-08 10:16:00

Cultural relics from museums and temples in the Tibet autonomous region and four other provinces have been borrowed for the Tibetan History and Culture display that will run from Feb 27 to July 22. Full Story

Marquis of Haihun tomb site bids for World Cultural Heritage

2018-02-08 10:13:00

The tomb site for one of China's most controversial emperors, Liu He, better known to history as the Marquis of Haihun, will one day be submitted as a candidate for World Cultural Heritage status. Full Story

Cultural bonanza during Spring Festival holiday

2018-02-08 09:47:00

Folk cultural activities, lantern fairs, exhibitions and performances will be held across the city through the upcoming Chinese New Year holiday, offering diversified options for tourists as well as local residents. Full Story