China-Nepal cultural performance held

2012-08-07 10:13:05

Young kids and students in different schools learning Chinese language along with Chinese artists performed together at a China-Nepal Cultural Performance show.

Painted faces of Olympic fans

2012-08-07 08:56:15

A series of pictures show painted faces of fans from different countries during the London 2012 Olympic Games.

The inner beauty of Chinese traditional costumes

2012-08-01 15:26:20

Find out the inner bearty of Chinese traditional costumes from The Tale of Zhenhuan TV series. Let’s take Shen Meizhuang as an example.

The hidden beauty of Chinese 'pingfeng'

2012-08-05 15:26:54

Discover the beauty of pingfeng (folding screen), an ancient invention that is an essential part of traditional Chinese furniture.

Lollapalooza music festival kicks off

2012-08-06 14:58:07

Tens of thousands of music lovers swarmed to Chicago's Grant Park on Friday for the annual launch of Lollapalooza, a three-day music festival.

Antique feel, modern appeal

2012-08-05 08:03:56

Ancient Chinese furniture, especially from the early Qing and Ming dynasties, has a noble style that has survived the test of time.

Finding history in pages and spines

2012-08-05 08:02:55

For five weeks each summer Rare Book School at the University of Virginia brings some 300 librarians, conservators, scholars, dealers, collectors and random book-mad civilians together for weeklong intensive courses.

Boom behind closed doors

2012-08-05 08:02:00

Simon Studer started his career in a basement vault in a warehouse complex near the heart of this city, known for international banks and outrageous prices.

Using Sugar to Paint Figures

2012-08-03 15:46:01

The sugar painting is just paintings made of sugar, which can not only be eaten but also appreciated.

Hell of a time

2012-08-03 11:11:40

Living and working in China has been a life-changing experience for Peter Donovan.

Centuries-old Tibetan calligraphy kept alive

2012-08-02 10:38:29

At 38, Dawa Tsering often recalls with fondness how hard he used to practise Tibetan writing as a child.

By the book

2012-08-01 10:04:21

The recent auction in Beijing of Guoyun Lou's ancient book collection has clapped a sky-high price.