First made more than 500 years ago, the paintings represent expectations of a prosperous life.
The Chinese embassy in EU and the 4th Brussels European School held an event to introduce Chinese Spring Festival to hundreds of pupils and their parents.
Cleansing statues before Chinese Lunar New Year is a custom for Chinese-Indonesians.
Low-pressure pillows have provided a good night's sleep for Genghis Khan's soldiers and modern-day Inner Mongolians.
Modernization and urbanization have changed how some young Chinese think about Spring Festival - the time-tested family holiday.
A series of Lunar New Year activities to bring together foreign and Chinese citizens in the Maizidian community in Beijing, capital of China, began on January 25, 2013.
Paleoanthropologists found humans who lived some 40,000 years ago near Beijing were likely related to present-day Native Americans.Beijing's bulwarks
The Palace Museum in Beijing will introduce online ticket bookings for group visitors in peak seasons as one of its major measures to control visit flows.
Cards with people's New Year wishes written on them are tied to a wishing tree at a shopping mall in Wangfujing, a commercial area in Beijing, capital of China, Jan 26, 2013.
Visitors can see Buddha halls with different styles of foreign countries at the Baima Temple, the oldest Buddhist temple in China in Luoyang city, Henan province.
Wealthy Chinese are increasingly calling on the powers of feng shui to help them make, and keep, their fortunes.
Shengle Museum is dedicated to the nomadic Xianbei ethnic group that formerly dominated North China.