Ancient royal ritual to be reenacted

2012-01-17 13:47:22

A performer wearing costume of an emperor of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) acts during a rehearsal of a performance.

Photos of emperor's concubines in Qing Dynasty

2013-06-06 10:13:12

Photos of emperor's concubines in Qing Dynasty

Fashionable dynasties

2013-06-06 06:19:06

Clothing has always been the first thing to change following with the birth of a new Chinese dynasty, says Fang Hongjun, who has studied Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) clothing for 24 years at Beijing's Palace Museum.

Rare chance to see timeless style

2013-06-06 08:10:49

An exhibition at the Shandong Provincial Museum is displaying a large selection from the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties' wardrobes.

Dressed like nobility

2013-06-06 08:10:49

Ming Dynasty clothes belonging to Confucius' aristocratic descendants are among the best-preserved of the era and offer hints of lost textile arts.

Intangible assets added to Tibetan preservation list

2013-06-05 15:01:38

Authorities of the Tibet autonomous region have added 10 more intangible assets of Lhasa onto its preservation list.

Taoist leaders focus on preserving values

2013-06-05 13:49:00

Taoist abbot Yuan Zhihong has a complicated attitude toward money: He knows his temple needs funds to make ends meet, but the commercialization of religious venues is affecting their sacred status.

Ancient dwellings rebuilt into Duanwu Festival gallery

2013-06-04 15:40:22

Prior to storing water at the Three Gorges Dam in Hubei province, a cultural relics protection zone was built at the Mount Phoenix scenic area in Zigui county, located across from the dam.

Dragon Boat Festival in Taiwan's Qu village

2013-06-04 15:11:20

There is a place called Qu village located in Zhanghua city, Taiwan province that has over two hundred people who have the surname Qu.

Dragon Boat Festival Ⅱ

2013-05-31 17:35:02

For thousands of years, the festival has been marked by eating zong zi (glutinous rice wrapped to form a pyramid using bamboo or reed leaves) and racing dragon boats.

Duanwu's cultural message

2013-05-31 17:13:05

What does Dragon Boat Festival mean? That may be of little concern to those who spend this traditional festival in their own particular way.

Shu brocade weaved in China's Chengdu

2013-05-29 09:53:52

A weaver weaves Shu brocade, a traditional artwork in Southwest China's Sichuan province, with a loom, in Chengdu, capital of Sichuan, May 27, 2013.