Xining to host folk, modern dance festival

2012-07-06 15:37:04

The first Folk Dance and Modern Dance Festival will be held at Xining, the capital of the Qinghai province, from August 15 to 17.

Peking Opera performed at Hungary's State Theater

2012-07-06 14:12:39

Artists perform "Red Cliff" at Hungary's State Theater in Budapest, July 4, 2012.

Within these walls

2012-07-06 12:28:59

Taste for traditional courtyard homes experiences revival, with some modern takes.

Mongolian costume contest kicks off

2012-07-05 14:11:16

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

2012-07-04 16:33:51

Traditional art Kheyameya faces extinction in Egypt.

Quguo Festival celebrated in Tibet

2012-07-04 16:25:39

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.

Culture: Benzhu religion of the Bai

2012-07-04 16:11:00

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.

Terracotta portrait discovered in N China

2012-07-04 15:37:10

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.

'Bull fight' event performed in E China

2012-07-04 15:31:00

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.

When in Xi'an, learn Chinese calligraphy

2012-07-03 10:52:46

Acclaimed for its Terracotta Warriors, Xi'an is fast becoming the place to learn Chinese calligraphy.

Cheongsam exhibiting and promoting activity held in Shanghai

2012-07-02 15:38:07

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

2012-06-29 15:11:27

Kunqu Opera singer performs in Shanghai.