Candidates for Gashelharampa accreditations received a final test in Lhasa's Jokhang Temple on Friday before a crowd of about 260, including visiting monks and local residents.
A cross-Straits academic seminar on the revival of Confucianism was held from April 7-10 at Peking University in Beijing.
American artist Duke Riley will re-enact the legend of the race that resulted in the choosing of the 12 animals on the Chinese zodiac, in Shanghai, on Sunday, April 15.
A prayer touches a horse believed to have special spiritual power for good luck during the memorial rites honoring Genghis Khan, the 13th-century Mongolian warrior and founder of the Mongol Empire, at the Mausoleum of Genghis Khan in Ejin Horo Banner, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, April 11, 2012.
Rapid large-scale urbanization and improper countryside development are the main challenges facing cultural heritage protection in China, experts said Wednesday at a forum in east China's Jiangsu province.
The Guizhou province town was formerly a garrison populated by migrant Han people sent there by Ming Dynasty emperors, but is now concentrating on becoming an eco-museum.
The Baikuyao is a sepcial branch of the Yao ethnic group in southwest China with a population of about 30,000.
Members of the Henan Buddhist College Troupe perform Tibetan opera during a Buddhism music gala in Tongbai County of central China's Henan province, April 7, 2012.
Henan Buddhist College held an inauguration ceremony on Sunday in central China's Henan province on April 8, 2012.
Beijing's cultural heritage authorities have ordered a restaurant to move out of a temple for relics preservation.
China has listed the remains of a big, bird-like dinosaur as a national gem for top protection in Inner Mongolia autonomous region where the fossil was found seven years ago.
The Jinjiang District Taichi Association, a grassroots organization to promote exercise in Sichuan province's capital Chengdu, was founded last month.