Once upon a time

2013-09-01 09:23:56

Fuzhou storytelling has been called a living fossil of ancient Chinese art and Chinese rap. It is popular in Fujian and Taiwan provinces and other Southeast Asian countries.

Double bass players take a bow

2013-09-01 08:08:50

As the largest instrument in the string section of an orchestra, the double bass hardly gets the attention it deserves, Lu Yuanxiong believes.

Take-away art

2013-09-01 08:13:14

Macao Creations sells souvenirs while showcasing the city's best visual artists. Rebecca Lo tries some homegrown heroes' work on for size.

One-time nomads hang on to traditional celebrations

2013-08-28 07:35:30

Horseback riding, archery and wrestling still attract crowds.

Standard characters urged

2013-08-28 01:29:15

Citing tradition, a team of experts has urged the public to use standard Chinese characters despite the popularity of Internet buzzwords.

Shakespeare's dedicated student

2013-08-23 13:17:05

Theater auteur Joseph Graves has either directed or acted in all of Shakespeare's works over the course of his career. He tells about how the English playwright has impacted his life.

Graceful Posture of Pole Dance Champion

2013-08-22 14:10:18

The 19-year-old Zhou Jun won the Asia-Pacific International Pole Dancing Championships recently. In her latest photos, she looks sexy and healthy.

German students learn kung fu in Tianjin

2013-08-22 13:44:17

A group of 15 teachers and students from the Blue Dragon Martial Arts School in Munich, Germany traveled to the Tianjin University of Sport to study the martial arts for 14 days.

Arts education fights for the spotlight

2013-08-21 11:16:24

Wu Yonghui enrolled her 11-year-old daughter for painting class at Tianjin Youth Children Center during the summer vacation.

Qingcheng folk art attracts visitors

2013-08-21 10:00:01

The 2013 Qingcheng folk art cultural festival is held during August 18-21, and every year it attracts many visitors from all over China.

Poetry with power

2013-08-19 22:56:54

In the information age, when poetry has been crowded out of the public sphere by the Internet, television, films and novels, Syrian-born poet Adonis is still enthusiastically greeted by Chinese fans.

Living as a monk, temporarily

2013-08-19 13:24:08

30 visitors are experiencing what it is like to live as a monk at the Ci'en Temple in Taizhou, Zhejiang.