A picture in time

2013-05-21 10:10:48

A young foreign student snapped a shot of a group of students on a boat trip 30 years ago. Now he is back to find out what had happened to the lives of these students and their teachers.

Confucius is the one who first used Weibo

2013-05-21 10:58:40

In recently days, a forum post "Confucius is the first person who used Weibo" is hot on the Internet in China.

Crowd pleaser

2013-05-17 10:52:22

Yangqin player Lu Jing's recent concert at Carnegie Hall fulfills a dream for the young artist.Top 10 weirdest currencies in the world

Play captures old Shanghai

2013-05-17 09:30:29

Shanghai theater critics have lauded the premiere of The Eternal Snow Beauty, praising it for reviving the tradition of Shanghai dialect theater.

Jiangnan style

2013-05-17 08:42:11

Korean pop artist Psy's Gangnam Style swept the globe last year with his vivid mimicry of the rich living in Seoul's most prestigious neighborhood. Although Gangnam is Korean for "south of the river", it has connotations far beyond its literal translation. Most often among Koreans it conjures up an image of luxury, wealth and an ostentatious lifestyle.

Top 10 weirdest currencies in the world

2013-05-16 10:05:27

Some currencies don't even look like our regular perception of what money should be, but served as legit cash at some point in history.Big problems in smallest room

Written images blur the lines

2013-05-13 11:03:25

The exhibition From Gesture to Language: Trans-Forming Practices of Art Expression has gathered work by 26 contemporary artists from China and abroad.

Mao photograph sells for $55,300 at Beijing auction

2013-05-13 10:14:45

A photo of Mao Zedong relaxing in a wicker chair against a scenic backdrop of Lushan Mountain has fetched 340,000 yuan at auction.Wuzhen Theatre Festival

Creative cowhide

2013-05-13 09:32:03

A studio in Hohhot is hoping to revive the tradition of leather paintings, a unique ancient art form of Inner Mongolia.

Chinese official's works published

2013-05-09 09:57:14

A collection of works by former senior official Wu Guanzheng hit bookstores on Wednesday.Graduate-turned-butcher shares experience with alma mater

More cultural relics are protected

2013-05-08 11:10:33

China is making more efforts to preserve its cultural relics, formally prioritizing the protection of more historic sites.

Ancient coming-of-age ceremony revived in Xi’an

2013-05-08 10:39:08

Nearly 40 young people dressed in traditional Han Chinese clothing revived the ancient coming-of-age ceremony outside the Han Great Wall relics in Xi’an on May 1, 2013, which has attracted great attention from tourists.