Brushing up on ancient tradition

2011-04-13 07:56:07

While a Daiyuexuan studio writing brush may cost only 5 yuan, it undergoes more than 100 steps before it reaches the store's shelves.

Drumming up interest

2011-04-13 07:55:13

The First International Bronze Drum Festival, in Donglan, highlighted the cultural importance of the instrument to the Zhuang and Yao ethnic groups.

Mother of all shows

2011-04-13 07:55:13

After their sold-out celebration gigs in Taipei, Taiwan-based Rock Records is coming to Beijing with an even bigger feast, and fans can hardly wait.

Chinese shadow play--precursor of modern cinema

2011-04-12 15:42:35

Shadow play, a traditional Chinese folk art with a history of more than 2,000 years, has embarked on a revival path after a period of marked decline.

Ode to a writer

2011-04-12 08:01:59

Former Labor Exchange Band frontman and folk musician Lin Shengxiang highlights the works of Taiwan author Zhong Lihe on his upcoming mainland tour.

Jinsha find proves ancient sun worship

2011-04-12 08:01:59

Sharp-eyed visitors to Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province, may have noticed a circular golden emblem.

Gallic arts give spring season a flavor of France

2011-04-11 08:03:25

Croisements 2011, the Franco-Chinese cultural festival, is a spring package that is full of cultural surprises.

Steelyard craftsman in central China

2011-04-11 15:46:12

Steelyard has gradually disappeared from people's daily life as platform balance and electronic balance become popular nowadays.

Traditional wedding held in Luoyang

2011-04-11 15:01:57

The bride and groom are seen at a traditional Chinese wedding in Luoyang, central China's Henan Province, April 8, 2011.

Liang home 'never under threat'

2011-04-11 08:03:25

Authorities in Xicheng district have dismissed media reports claiming they planned to demolish a former home of Liang Qichao, a popular historical figure.

Replace 'welcome mat' for students

2011-04-11 08:03:25

British government is taking its clampdown on study, work visa applications too far.

Story that never ends

2011-04-08 12:40:04

A veteran journalist and writer devotes his time to chasing the pulse of a fast-changing country.