International children's culture and art festival held in TJ

2012-08-01 10:35:21

The opening ceremony of 2012 Tianjin International Children's Culture and Art Festival was held on July 29 in the Tianjin Great Hall.

Terracotta figurines painting competetion

2012-07-30 09:57:13

More than 30 children on Saturday attended a competition to color terracotta figurines of Qinshihuang.

Legacy lingers for Yanzhou church

2012-07-30 14:03:06

With a history of more than 4,000 years, Yanzhou often shares the honor of being the hometown of Confucianism because of its proximity to Qufu.

The Ox-head-shaped Zun Porcelain

2012-07-30 13:22:46

With two delicate ears, similar to an upside-down ox head, this traditional porcelain is named after its shape, called ox-head-shaped porcelain Zun.

Carved wooden beds exhibited in China's Hunan

2012-07-30 13:12:26

Carved wooden beds exhibited in China's Hunan province.

Touches of Finland

2012-07-29 07:15:52

Caroline Xue believes a man's taste in clothes can be seen from his tie - and a woman's, from her scarf.

In struggling Bogota, spots of hope

2012-07-29 07:14:08

Less than a decade ago a pair of pioneering mayors, Antanas Mockus and Enrique Penalosa, transformed a capital notorious for drugs and terrorism.

Celebrating 50 years of 007

2012-07-29 07:14:08

"Designing 007," in London, has items from 23 James Bond movies, including a replica of the gold-painted woman from "Goldfinger."

The stage is a world

2012-07-27 09:10:36

A Chinese-language production of the classic New York play The Odd Couple at the National Center for the Performing Arts was a brave experiment.

Painting cats like kids

2012-07-27 09:20:20

Zhao Benfang, a kind ink artist, always has visitors at her apartment. Among them are wandering cats, to whom she treats with food and paints portraits for.

Tian Jiaxin plays from the heart

2012-07-27 07:31:31

Compared with Chinese concert pianist Lang Lang, whose musical foundation was influenced by his parents, Tian Jiaxin has a different story.

Pictures from the wood

2012-07-27 12:17:04

Woodblock printing, along with another of China's four recognized great inventions, papermaking, brought the world its first known books more than 1,300 years ago.