Qipao 2.0

2012-08-13 15:57:42

Can a traditional dress adapt to modern tastes? You bet, today's style-makers tell Tiffany Tan.

Precious clothes displayed in Kong family mansion in Jinan, China's Shandong

2012-08-10 16:40:50

Precious clothes displayed in Kong family mansion in Jinan, China's Shandong.

Master of inkstone carvings in China's Anhui

2012-08-10 15:48:09

Master of inkstone carvings in China's Anhui.

Great Wall collapses after heavy rain, repair work underway

2012-08-10 10:38:48

Repair work is underway for a section of the Great Wall in north China's Hebei province that collapsed after days of continuous rain, local officials said Thursday.

The rare finds of Beijing Antique Markets

2012-08-09 17:26:48

From centuries old relics to last year's DVDs, almost every conceivable thing produced in China can be found in Beijing's antique markets.

'The Execution of the Judge of Hell'

2012-08-08 14:25:44

Experimental Peking opera, an innovative attempt to revive a traditional Chinese art, is pervasive nowadays.

Where there are Chinese there are always lion dance costumes

2012-08-08 14:24:36

As a fifth-generation lion dance costume maker, Zhong Jiachao, 64, has been through the many ups and downs of the business.

Colourful Yi Headgear

2012-08-07 13:31:10

Yi people have a tradition of wearing colorful headgear, which is part of their unique culture.

Using Sugar to Paint Figures

2012-08-03 15:46:01

The sugar painting is just paintings made of sugar, which can not only be eaten but also appreciated.

Culture: Xanadu – the rise and fall of a dynasty

2012-08-02 16:05:07

Learn more about Xanadu, a place described by Venetian traveler Marco Polo, romanticized by English poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge, which is the only intact evidence of the rise and fall of the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368).

Commercialization of historic homes stirs controversy

2012-08-02 10:39:03

Inside an old-fashioned courtyard in the downtown of Nanning, waiters are serving customers with elaborately cooked dishes.

Torrential rains damage cultural relics in Gansu

2012-08-01 10:58:54

Rain-triggered flooding and mudslides have seriously damaged cultural relics dating back more than 1,000 years at a temple's grotto in northwest Gansu province.