Daoqing shadow play gets protection and inheritance in Gansu

2013-05-10 09:56:19

Huanxian County, which locates in the east of Gausu Province, boasts its Daoqing shadow play. The art form is popular among local residents for its attractive performance.

Exhibition displays art and relics of two civilizations

2013-05-10 09:43:42

An exhibition in Beijing, combining paintings with historical items about Huns and the Central Plains, provides viewers with an in-depth observation into the two civilizations.

4 arrested for stealing relics from the Great Wall

2013-05-09 16:19:35

Four men were arrested on Tuesday for stealing two marble-carved animal ornaments at the Juyongguan section of the Great Wall, said the procuratorate in Beijing's Changping district.

In memory of the Khan

2013-05-09 09:41:55

Genghis Khan was the greatest Mongolian in the memory of his people. But there is one clan of Mongolians that has made preserving his memory its special duty.

Royal Opera Theatre opens to public

2013-05-08 15:55:22

After several renovations that lasted 18 months, Deheyuan (Garden of Virtuous Harmony), located in the Summer Palace, officially opened on April 25, 2013.

China eyes more protection of cultural relics

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.

Beijing wants to have a bite of heritage list

2013-05-07 08:11:01

The Chinese capital is trying to get its traditional snacks recognized as intangible cultural heritage items.

Museum window vandalized

2013-05-06 01:08:40

The breaking of a window and damage to an antique clock at the Palace Museum has prompted authorities to speed up the upgrading of security measures.

China shows its treasures in Romania

2013-05-06 10:23:04

Treasures of China, an exhibition of 101 relics representing Chinese history over 5,000 years, has arrived at the National Museum of Romanian History in Bucharest, Romania.

Canada issues Chinatown gates stamps to celebrate Asian heritage

2013-05-03 13:21:39

The architectural beauty of Canada's Chinatown gateway arches was the focus of Canada Post's new special stamp edition.Venice walls inspire photographer

Calls for volunteers to guard historic sites

2013-05-03 07:12:11

Cultural heritage experts are urging managers of historic sites to recruit more volunteers to keep watch over China's priceless relics.