Great danes

2011-04-01 10:29:31

Danish culture expert believes modern Chinese can learn a lot from the father of existentialism.

Spencer's rare work to be exhibited

2011-03-30 19:03:46

Sotheby’s Hong Kong will display a rare work by renowned British artist Stanley Spencer.

An encyclopedic account of Qing society

2011-03-30 07:52:50

Almost every Chinese person has his or her own image of Jia Baoyu and Lin Daiyu, the two main protagonists of A Dream of Red Mansions.

Good luck comes with flying colors

2011-03-30 07:55:00

Kite master Hao Deli makes works of art out of bamboo, paper and silk.

A classic tale retold

2011-03-30 07:52:50

A Dream of Red Mansions has had at least two dozen adaptations for the screen.

A mirror of the Chinese mind

2011-03-30 07:52:50

The classics survive and thrive partly because they lend themselves to reinterpretation and new mediums of expression.

Completing the dream

2011-03-30 07:52:50

An army of scholars has attempted to bring the destinies of the characters in Cao Xueqin's mid-18th century novel A Dream of Red Mansions, to a closure.

A bronze battle-axe that evokes a smile

2011-03-29 07:54:27

The on-going exhibition, The Art of Chinese Bronze Wares, at the National Museum of China, offers a rare look at the sense of humor of its ancient creators.

It's highly tea time

2011-03-29 15:24:52

Every year in early April, around the time of the Tomb Sweeping Festival (April 5th), it is regarded the best time to pick and enjoy spring tea.

Yingxian Wooden Pagoda to apply for world cultural heritage

2011-03-29 10:58:29

The Yingxian Wooden Pagoda, also named Sakyamuni Pagoda of Fogong Temple, is to apply for the world cultural heritage site.

Awesome moments

2011-03-27 07:57:07

Award-winning images from the 7th China International Press Photo Contest capture a year of human spirit.

Top ten famous traditional Chinese music pieces

2011-03-25 15:47:05

Chinese music is believed to date back to between 8,000 or 9,000 years ago.