Master of an ancient Miao folk dance

2012-02-02 07:58:56

An ethnic dance unique to a remote Miao village has been off limits to outsiders for more than 1,000 years.

Art shows its youthful side

2012-01-31 08:00:29

The Art Market Research Center affiliated with the Central Academy of Fine Arts has kicked off the 2012 Art Nova.

The write stuff

2012-01-31 08:00:29

Li Tusheng is multitalented but his calligraphy works are particularly valued, and his latest 10-volume book was 10 years in the making.

Threads of life

2012-01-29 17:01:35

Father-and-daughter team helps keep ethnic art alive for future generations.

Stitches in time

2012-01-26 09:41:34

Exhibits at the Chengdu Shu Brocade and Embroidery Museum show changes in the social fabric throughout history.

Raising the image of folk art

2012-01-26 09:17:46

A farmer-artist in Henan has created a new folk art, cloth sculpture, which is based on traditional cloth painting but has raised patterned surfaces.

Animation is booming, not blooming

2012-01-29 17:01:06

China's animation industry is still in its infancy but it's a very chubby baby, fed by investors pouring in capital and by favorable government policies.

Spring Festival Temple Fair in Beijing

2012-01-29 10:56:51

Spring Festival Temple Fair is held to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year at Dongyue Temple in Beijing.

Pop goes the military

2012-01-18 09:45:02

A growing number of soldiers-cum-singers have been going from troops to troupes.

Reel music

2012-01-17 09:48:22

Composers who contribute to movie soundtracks are gaining prominence in the domestic film industry.

Chinese New Year decorations in Shanghai

2012-01-18 09:46:35

A man walks past red lantern decorations for the upcoming Chinese New Year in Yuyuan Garden, downtown Shanghai.

Russian ballet ushers in spring

2012-01-16 13:40:57

The best musicians and dancers from Russia will help Chinese audiences celebrate the Spring Festival with some exclusive performances this month.