The first Folk Dance and Modern Dance Festival will be held at Xining, the capital of the Qinghai province, from August 15 to 17.
Artists perform "Red Cliff" at Hungary's State Theater in Budapest, July 4, 2012.
Taste for traditional courtyard homes experiences revival, with some modern takes.
Traditional Mongolian dress are displayed during a Mongolian costume contest in Manzhouli City, north China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region, July 4, 2012.
Traditional art Kheyameya faces extinction in Egypt.
Local residents walk around the fields in a ritual ceremony praying for blessing in Donggar Village of Doilungdeqen county, southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, July 3, 2012.
The Bai spiritual tradition consists of a set of syncretic beliefs, imbued with a strong local flavor, represented by the Benzhu or local gods tradition.
A 0.55-meter terracotta portrait was unearthed during a survey. The portrait is expected to be the king of the late Hongshan Culture period which dates back to 3290 BC.
Farm cattle are gathered to perform a "bull fight" at a farmland in Tucheng Village, Gaoan County of east China's Jiangxi province, July 3, 2012.
Acclaimed for its Terracotta Warriors, Xi'an is fast becoming the place to learn Chinese calligraphy.
Women are dressed in cheongsam, a traditional Chinese women's dress also known as Qipao, at a cheongsam exhibiting and promoting activity in east China's Shanghai, June 29, 2012.
Kunqu Opera singer performs in Shanghai.