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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 watch performances during a cultural activity at a community in Tongzhou district, Beijing, capital of China, June 18, 2013.
A master class for theater managers has concluded in Beijing.
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.
Citizens watch pictures during a photo exhibition displaying the works of Sidney D. Gamble in Beijing, capital of China, June 18, 2013.