Mongolian costume contest kicks off

2012-07-05 14:11:16

Traditional Mongolian dress are displayed during a Mongolian costume contest in Manzhouli City, north China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region, July 4, 2012.

Dance drama performed in east China's Jiangxi Province

2012-07-04 09:42:05

A dance drama adapted from a real story of eight young men who joined the Red Army and sacrificed their lives was staged Jiangxi province.

Novel of Chinese and Western elements

2012-07-03 10:46:47

Chinese-Canadian writer Chen He weaves stories he saw, heard and experienced into his most recent novel Red, Black and White.

A sensitive subject

2012-07-03 11:06:40

Northern Girls: Life Goes On, tells of a migrant woman worker who has to deal with men's perception of her sexuality and the struggle for survival.

When in Xi'an, learn Chinese calligraphy

2012-07-03 10:52:46

Acclaimed for its Terracotta Warriors, Xi'an is fast becoming the place to learn Chinese calligraphy.

Chinese tunes inspired Puccini

2012-07-02 13:46:20

On a visit last winter to the Morris Museum in New Jersey, I lingered in the room where the Swiss music boxes are displayed.

Choreographers join hands across cultures

2012-07-01 08:42:44

Henryk Gorecki, the late Polish composer, has brought two artistic directors from thousand of miles apart together in China.

Chinese tunes inspired Puccini

2012-07-01 08:46:21

It is known that Giacomo Puccini used Chinese tunes in his opera "Turandot" (set in China and left incomplete on Puccini's death in 1924).

Nordic gold

2012-07-01 08:07:58

It's 5 pm on a Saturday, and the group of Chinese tourists I'm following down Copenhagen's main shopping street is starting to show fatigue.

Porcelain homecoming

2012-06-29 09:42:22

Hundreds of years ago, innumerous porcelain wares traveled afar to the Middle East and European countries. Now, they are making a homecoming visit in Beijing.

The Western Qing Tombs: history on the outskirts

2012-06-28 13:22:08

Today's peaceful sights of the Western Qing Tombs belie the periods of drama and intrigue that absorbed them before.

Artists perform epic dance in Beijing

2012-06-27 15:57:14

Artists perform in an epic dance titled "A Millenium's Life in the Mountains" at the Meilanfang Theatre in Beijing.