Free art museums draw crowds

2011-03-11 14:47:17

People has been lining up to get into art museums since a policy of free admissions was initiated recently.

Hong Kong to hold flower show

2011-03-11 10:38:32

The Hong Kong Flower Show 2011 will be held at Victoria Park from March 11 to March 20.

"No one named van Gogh in my village"

2011-03-11 10:34:38

She began painting after making a pen and ink sketch of her a small village to explain to her granddaughter what one looked like.

Embroidery on Xuan paper

2011-03-11 10:37:04

Xuan paper is especially good for traditional Chinese painting and calligraphy.

Hui opera's future in mist

2011-03-11 10:35:52

The long history of Chinese opera has given risen to numerous regional branches.

Fiction as truth

2011-03-11 10:42:04

When Jessica Rudd wrote Campaign Ruby, she never thought that work of imagination would play out in real life.

U.K. to set up more Confucius Institutes

2011-03-10 09:55:12

U.K. authorities are considering whether to set up more Confucius Institutes in the country in the following years.

Hitting the right note

2011-03-11 10:30:55

Chinese virtuoso violinist's distinctive style turns heads in London.

Suzhou handicraft shown in Beijing

2011-03-10 09:49:46

Suzhou has brought its ancient handicraft to the capital.

Reading China

2011-03-11 08:07:50

"China is becoming everybody's business," says Douglas Kerr, professor of English at Hong Kong University.

The history of Chinese imperial food

2011-03-10 14:12:35

Chinese imperial food dates back to slave society.

Nvshu (women's writing): the only existent gender script

2011-03-08 11:23:59

Nvshu is passed on from the older generation of the family, via private schools, getang (a singing activity), or self-learning. As almost every local woman knows how to sing Nvshu songs, self-learning is very easy.