Chinese silk, embroidery exhibition held in London

2012-12-12 14:07:09

The Chinese Silk Culture and Embroidery Art Exhibition kicked off in London on Tuesday.

Translation builds bridges with music

2012-12-12 14:41:11

Xue Fan, 78, is the man behind the translation of more than 2,000 foreign songs, including the famous Russian tune Nights in Moscow's Suburbs.

Old antics set stage for new comedy

2012-12-12 14:28:09

Cross-talk is a traditional Chinese comedic performance that originated during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644).

Fiery and footloose

2012-12-12 10:37:18

Huo Yaofei says it's passion, rather than technique, that has made him one of China's most sensational salsa dancers.Dance like everyone's watching

Powerful voice

2012-12-12 14:55:54

Chinese tenor Jiang Dawei will stage a concert on Dec 26 at Beijing's Great Hall of the People to celebrate the 40th year of his singing career.

A new deal

2012-12-10 09:35:20

Pawnshops were banned after New China's founding but are re-emerging with a friendlier face.
Hermes homes in
Luxury defined

From humble beginnings

2012-12-09 14:08:48

It is always difficult for a Nobel Literature Prize winner to prepare his or her public speeches.

A tall story

2012-12-09 13:53:48

Neatly putting an emphasis on his storytelling craft is how writer Mo Yan prefaced his Nobel Lecture in Literature speech. Special: Mo Yan

Dreamscapes cast in shadow

2012-12-07 10:40:17

Swiss photographer Irene Kung focuses her cameras on China's landmarks. The artist use brightness and shadow to reveal architecture's inner realities with dreamlike presentations.

Wild Grass grows out

2012-12-07 09:58:20

Wang Yuanyuan and Han Jiang created a dazzling dance show after their controversial The Golden Lotus was banned in China - and that's no coincidence.

Wood that glitters

2012-12-07 08:58:24

Discover the beauty and magic of furniture made from jinsi nanmu, or "golden thread wood", at the National Museum of China. Tibetan Buddhist architecture restored

Hooked on Mandarin

2012-12-07 07:36:40

If Brad Fried liked milk, there's no telling where his younger brother Robbie would be today.