Mongolian Clothing Festival held in Ulan Bator

2013-07-22 13:35:42

Models present traditional Mongolian clothes during the annual Mongolian Clothing Festival in Ulan Bator, Mongolia, July 20, 2013.

Rat, rabbit head sculptures on display

2013-07-19 09:46:24

The bronze heads of a rat and a rabbit, donated by the Pinault family of France in April, are on display at the National Museum of China.

UNESCO to review Bingling Temple Grottoes in China

2013-07-19 09:22:51

Bingling Temple Grottoes, filled with Buddhist statues, stupas and murals, were a work in progress between the 4th and 10th centuries.

Teens join summer camp on world heritage

2013-07-18 11:06:10

International Youth Summer Camp on Chinese World Heritage opens in Suzhou city, east China's Jiangsu province, July 17, 2013.

Xixia Kingdom's antiques displayed in Harbin

2013-07-17 14:07:54

A public exhibition presenting elaborate antiques of the Xixia Kingdom opens in Harbin, capital of northeast China's Heilongjiang province, July 16, 2013.

World heritage site: Malacca

2013-07-16 10:22:45

Melaka and George Town, historic cities located in the Straits of Malacca, were added to the list of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites in July 2008.

Ancient music brought back to life

2013-07-15 14:21:39

On June 8, China's Eighth National Cultural Heritage Day, music many people thought had disappeared centuries ago was played in the Forbidden City.

Cooperating for posterity

2013-07-15 07:26:59

The Palace Museum in Beijing has a host of historical exhibits that take a lifetime to preserve and maintain. To keep these relics safe for posterity, the museum has stepped up efforts with a new partner.

Intangible cultural heritage: Haha Tune

2013-07-11 15:32:33

As a national intangible cultural heritage, Haha Tune (a local opera) in Qing county, Hebei province has a history spanning 300 years.

Siena, a medieval city in Toscana, Italy

2013-07-11 09:10:33

Close encounters with Siena, a medieval city in Toscana

Culture relics find home

2013-07-10 11:21:20

The State Bureau of Cultural Relics recently contributed more than 10,000 pieces of culture relics confiscated by Beijing Customs to the Prince Gong Mansion Museum.

First-written Chinese believed to be found

2013-07-10 10:11:21

Experts believe carved symbols found on stone implements and crockery in Zhejiang province date back more than 5,000 years, marking the oldest written Chinese language.