Iran Cultural Week opens in Beijing

2013-06-21 10:01:17

Iranian handicrafts are displayed during the Iran Cultural Week in Beijing, capital of China, June 20, 2013. The seven-day cultural week opened in Iran Thursday.

In the right direction

2013-06-21 09:49:08

Shanghai Dramatic Arts Center has embarked on a five-year project to upgrade its production. It plans to showcase highly acclaimed plays from other countries to its audiences.

Like spring rain for artistic souls

2013-06-21 09:38:12

The National Art Museum of China is celebrating its 50th birthday. The arced wall inside the museum is seen as one of the country's most important exhibition spaces.

Yishu 8 Award encourages budding Chinese artists

2013-06-20 17:32:13

Young Chinese artists now have more opportunities to publicly show their works as Yishu 8 in Beijing has created a new award for fresh Chinese art graduates.

Bark paintings on display at Gansu Provincial Art Museum

2013-06-20 15:56:27

Photo taken on June 19, 2013 shows a bark painting created by folk artist Su Yongsheng during a fine folk art exhibition at the Gansu Provincial Art Museum in Lanzhou.

Egg carving handicrafts made by Chinese villager

2013-06-20 14:25:35

Photo taken on June 19, 2013 shows egg carving handicrafts made by Pu Derong, a man from Dongzhuangtou village in Zhuozhou city, North China's Hebei province.

As light as a feather

2013-06-20 10:52:44

Dian cui, the art of applying kingfisher feathers onto accessories, requires skill and patience. But like many age-old techniques, it risks being lost forever.

A lost soul in a time of turmoil

2013-06-20 10:01:45

The most celebrated musician to come out of Wuxi is a street musician. Hua Yanjun died shortly after playing four of his hundreds of tunes to a visiting musicologist with a recording machine.

Citizens enjoy cultural activity in Tongzhou

2013-06-20 09:31:32

Citizens watch performances during a cultural activity at a community in Tongzhou district, Beijing, capital of China, June 18, 2013.

Theater managers receive a master class

2013-06-19 15:38:25

A master class for theater managers has concluded in Beijing.

Upcycling can look good, and be environmentally friendly

2013-06-19 07:44:35

From a distance, it looks like a crystal chandelier. Take a closer look and one will notice that the "bulbs" are actually toothpaste tube covers.

Photo works of Sidney D. Gamble exhibited in Beijing

2013-06-19 11:18:01

Citizens watch pictures during a photo exhibition displaying the works of Sidney D. Gamble in Beijing, capital of China, June 18, 2013.