The best is yet to come, says Mao Dun winner Mo Yan

2011-09-21 07:50:46

"The great novel that matches the great times has yet to be written," writer Mo Yan says at the awards ceremony of the Eighth Mao Dun Literature Prize.

Yunnan Acrobatics Troupe perform in India

2011-09-21 10:10:03

Performers from China's Yunnan Acrobatics Troupe perform at the Siri Fort Auditorium in New Delhi, India on Sept 20, 2011.

A work in progress

2011-09-21 07:50:46

Art films are seeing a surge in popularity but the lack of quality works is a major stumbling block.

22m-long artwork

2011-09-21 10:11:15

A 22-meter-long cross-stitch of a well-known ancient painting "Along the River During the Qingming Festival" was revealed in Guangdong.

One-way ticket to success

2011-09-20 08:02:27

Rocker Wu Bai has been crafting pop and rock songs for 20 years and is still feeling inspired.

A show that is out of this world

2011-09-20 08:02:27

A giant polar bear hovering in space while a girl leaves Earth on a balloon sounds more like fantasy than acrobatics, unless it's Cirque du Soleil (Circus of the Sun).

From strength to strength

2011-09-20 08:02:27

When Wu Bai pursued his musical dreams in Taipei in the early 1990s, his guitar skills attracted the attention of drummer Dean Zavolta, Chu Chien-hui and Yu Ta-hao.

Scroll depicts official revelry 1,000 years ago

2011-09-20 08:02:27

Editor's Note: Every week we look at a work of art or a cultural relic that puts the spotlight on China's heritage.

Purist Perfection

2011-09-18 07:19:55

Ni Zan, a Yuan dynasty painter, became a recluse because he dislked the invaders who had overrun his country.

Promoting harmony

2011-09-17 07:39:54

The Art of a Nation presents Chinese arts and culture to audiences in the United States.

Calligraphy or ink wash?

2011-09-17 07:39:54

An on-going calligraphy exhibition at Tsinghua University, Cool Japan, showcases the efforts of Japanese artists to make calligraphy a cross-genre art.

Mile High Club

2011-09-18 07:58:56

Hong Kong-based Grant Thatcher cultivated a cheeky list of shopping tips into the runaway success of Luxe city guides.