Observing filial piety in China

2013-09-05 13:32:58

Filial piety is a concept that has been passed down from generation to generation in China for thousands of years.

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.

Once upon a time

2013-09-01 08:09:41

One beat of the gravel on the wooden table and the sounds of cymbals signal the beginning of an age-old storytelling performance.

Shilihe market in Beijing

2013-08-31 10:31:40

Shilihe market, which is known for being one of the famous pet markets in Beijing, also sells a variety of items such as antiques, gems and kites.

Tibetan folk art Batang Xianzi, a well-preserved tradition

2013-08-28 17:10:49

With a history spanning over 1,000 years, Batang Xianzi is a beautiful and lyrical combination of Tibetan folk songs and dances.

One-time nomads hang on to traditional celebrations

2013-08-28 07:35:30

Horseback riding, archery and wrestling still attract crowds.

Language list aims to pass on Chinese culture

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.

Acupuncture treatment in Malta

2013-08-23 14:32:36

In the year of 2013, China observes the 50th anniversary of the launch of its first overseas medical aid mission.

Model gives glimpse of old Beijing

2013-08-23 08:28:35

Some people can still remember what Beijing looked like 60 years ago with its meandering streets and courtyard communities. But for most residents the city is a bustling, modern metropolis.

Returned zodiac heads on show at national museum

2013-08-22 21:02:56

Two bronze sculptures depicting the heads of a rat and a rabbit are on display at the National Museum of China as part of a permanent exhibition called The Road of Rejuvenation.

Kung fu summer camp at Shaolin Temple

2013-08-21 16:25:01

A group of boys and girls ranging between the ages of 8 and 15 attended a kung fu summer camp at the Shaolin Temple in Henan province.

Chinese characters under threat in digital age

2013-08-21 07:34:55

China's cultural reach is growing every year - but is one of its most-treasured traditions under threat on its own shores?