Gleaming with tradition

2012-12-27 13:56:13

Silver crafters in Guizhou province take great pride in their cultural heritage as they struggle to preserve a dying art.Dreamscapes cast in shadow

She brings relics to life

2012-12-20 11:22:18

A one-time actress has found her calling as a museum guide in Chengdu.

Culture vultures talk turkey

2012-12-11 14:31:47

Cultural leaders from China and Europe advocated more support for artists at the third EU-China High Level Cultural Forum and Round Table.

A new deal

2012-12-10 09:35:20

Pawnshops were banned after New China's founding but are re-emerging with a friendlier face.
Hermes homes in
Luxury defined

Tibetan Buddhist architecture restored

2012-12-05 10:17:46

The Hall of Rectitude complex, the most concentrated Tibetan Buddhist architecture group within the Forbidden City, has been successfully restored.

Classic Chinese opera captivates New York

2012-12-04 09:48:19

The Peony Pavilion, a masterpiece of Chinese Kunqu opera from the 16th century, proved its durability by thrilling New Yorkers in a fresh production directed by Academy Award-winning composer Tan Dun.

Exhibition of ancient Chinese architectural woodcarving components kicks off in Jinan

2012-12-03 16:35:45

The combined photo shows items displayed at an exhibition of ancient Chinese architectural woodcarving components in Jinan, capital of east China's Shandong province, Nov 29, 2012.

China's Bao'an ethnic group famous for broadsword forging technique

2012-12-03 16:14:40

China's Bao'an ethnic group famous for broadsword forging technique

Renowned sculptor's works in Jingdezhen

2012-12-03 16:01:24

Renowned sculptor Zhou Guozhen tells his art experiences during an interview in his workshop in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi province, Dec 1, 2012.

Special stamps for Confucius Institutes

2012-12-03 15:41:05

Confucius Institute Headquarters and the China Post Group on Saturday jointly issued two pieces of special stamps on the Confucius Institutes, which have sprung up across the world since 2004.

Confucius Institutes go beyond borders

2012-12-03 11:17:05

Confucius was renowned for many things. It is little wonder that those affiliated with the institutes that have taken his name are similarly itinerant.

E China museum features Forbidden City palaces

2012-11-29 13:49:05

A new museum in Huaxi village, East China's Jiangsu province, opened its doors to visitors on Nov 28, 2012.