Beijing, Beijing ... I sing, Beijing!

2012-08-24 09:51:25

Some unusual music is being heard around Beijing these days, as a group of foreign musicians tries to wrap their tongues around the local language and memorize traditional tunes.

Let the music play

2012-08-22 09:39:35

There is a village where the residents not only make musical instruments, but are also learning how to play.

'Di the Pretty'

2012-08-21 09:51:36

Popular young writer Di An has the pedigree to represent her generation as she emphasizes the individual rather than the group.

Lensman's badges of honor

2012-08-21 09:53:41

For the images that he has grown famous for, explorer-photographer Li Guoping has paid a very visible price.

French artist finds inspiration in dragons, markets

2012-08-20 13:28:24

When Jean-Charles Penot arrived in Beijing two years ago, he headed straight for Beihai Park, where a famous imperial Nine-dragon Wall stands.

A good first Impression

2012-08-17 11:33:52

Compared with most Chinese fishermen, Xie Zhongliang is surely versatile.

Behind the scenic scenes

2012-08-17 11:33:01

At the Opening Ceremony of London's Olympic Games, audiences were able to see the daily lives of the British in the past. But it wasn't a unique show.

Hard work has its reward

2012-08-17 11:32:11

Impression Wulong, in Chongqing, celebrates the boat trackers who have traditionally hauled craft up the province's rivers.

Dream in bud

2012-08-16 12:57:58

Volunteer work, to most students, is a part-time job that can broaden their horizons or add embellishments to their resumes.

Act to inspire

2012-08-16 12:57:16

On the stage of Penghao theatre, 13 child actors and actresses stood in the spotlight, beaming with confidence and spoke their dreams.

Strangers in the city

2012-08-16 12:55:49

In the bustling night bazaars in the Lengquan village in northwest suburban Beijing, one may mistake it for that of a modernized town.

Piano taking musician to great heights

2012-08-15 15:24:11

German pianist Stefan Aaron has quickly become a famous foreigner in China because of his recent performance — not on stage of but on the Great Wall in Beijing.