Israeli artist captures water droplet art

2014-07-31 14:26:21

A talented artist has managed to illustrate some of the world's most famous brands, people, classic artwork and cartoon characters by capturing their pictures in a water droplet.

Ethnic instrument playing preserved in S China

2014-07-31 13:45:41

It's amazing that such music could come from a single-stringed instrument. As Su Chunfa and his two granddaughters pluck duxianqins, a smooth rhythm spreads through Dongxing.

Chinese artist lauds LatAm art

2014-07-31 13:45:18

Chinese artist Yuan Xikun voiced his admiration of Latin American art during a recent tour of the region.

'Cutest graffiti' in NE park

2014-07-31 13:15:47

A piece of graffiti by landscape designer Zhai Yue in a park in Shenyang, Liaoning province, July 30, 2014.

Two post-90s girls raise money for 'Happy-village' libraries

2014-07-31 11:21:02

Featuring two teenaged girls' paintings, A Tale of Two-Cities charity art exhibition was held at Today Art Museum in Beijing on July 27th.

Reading in National Library over summer

2014-07-31 09:43:34

National Library witnesses the passion of readers from different areas of China and even the world as the hottest period of this summer starts.

China forms national translation study body

2014-07-30 14:29:53

A national translation study institute was formed on Tuesday to promote a better understanding of China abroad.

327 traditional villages to receive financial support

2014-07-30 14:23:56

According to the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, 327 traditional villages, including Liuliiqu Village in Beijing, are among the first batch in 2014 to receive financial support from the central government.

Zhejiang Art Museum displays best of its collection

2014-07-30 14:11:10

The Zhejiang Art Museum held its art collection exhibition for the fifth anniversary of its opening, in Hangzhou, July 29, 2014.

Culture Insider: Imperial dresses worn by concubines in the Qing Dynasty

2014-07-30 07:00:00

From various royal court dramas on TV, you may be impressed by the stunning, beautiful dresses worn by Chinese ancient concubines in the imperial palace.

Book briefs

2014-07-30 10:12:13

Chinese-American author Yan Geling's latest Chinese novel is the story of two high school boys, one a "slumdog" and the other from a wealthy family, and how they both fall in love with their teacher, who is a 36-year-old single mother.

Thumbing across America with John Waters

2014-07-30 09:58:57

John Waters was safely ensconced in his New York apartment, which is unexpectedly tasteful-Oriental rugs, carefully arranged books-for the filmmaker known as the "Pope of Trash".