With some 30 million kids in China playing the piano and many world famous keyboard stars such as Lang Lang, Li Yundi and Yuja Wang, the country is rightly considered a big player in the piano world.
It's a warm spring Monday afternoon at the foot of Badaling section of the Great Wall on the outskirts of Beijing when Cuban dance company raises the temperature with a performance fusing ballet, flamenco, cha-cha, salsa and rumba.
The Beijing International Art Biennale will return to the National Art Museum of China in September 2017, with the seventh exhibition themed "Silk Road and the world's civilizations".
The last of a five-year series of Italian art shows in Beijing has begun, bringing Venice into focus.
The tree covered in metal sheets is part of an art installation titled Armour by Finnish artist Antti Laitinen.
After his giant Yellow Duck debuted in Hong Kong three years ago, Florentijn Hofman has made a giant pink Floating Fish for Wuzhen, an ancient water town in Zhejiang province.
Wuzhen International Contemporary Art Exhibition has on display about 130 works from 40 influential artists.
36-year-old Liu Yuanyuan started up her business of tailor-made clay dolls. She created some 20 job opportunities for women as the business thrived in the past three years.
A giant pink "Floating Fish" on the water theatre in Wuzhen, east China's Zhejiang Province. The pink "Floating Fish" is a piece of works designed by Florentijn Hofman.
Venice and Venetian School, an exhibition of Italian art covering the period between mid-15th century and 18th century, is now on at the National Museum of China.
A visitor watches a painting by French impressionists Paul Gauguin at the Art Basel in Hong Kong, South China, March 24, 2016. A total of 239 galleries from 35 countries and regions attended the 3-day Art Basel in Hong Kong this year.
A visitor walks past a corridor displaying painting works of Venetian School at an exhibition in Beijing, capital of China, March 24, 2016.