Efforts to conserve cultural heritage

2012-02-29 17:24:36

The Capital Museum and Bank of America Merrill Lynch launched a major joint project in Beijing to rescue a rare set of Buddhist canon woodblocks. The museum will receive conservation funding on the cleaning of the Qianlong Great Buddhist Canon Carved Woodblocks through the bank’s global Art Conservation Project, said the museum’s director, Guo Xiaoling.

Martial arts festival kicks off in Hong Kong

2012-02-29 11:08:35

The 10th Hong Kong International Martial Arts Festival opened at the Asia World-Expo, Hong Kong on Feb 25.

Field of dreams

2012-02-29 10:33:30

For 700 years, folk artists from around the country have flocked to a village in Henan to perform in the open air.

Chinese Father's Day advocated

2012-02-28 16:19:00

The Chinese Father's Day Initiative recently was founded in Beijing to promote a Chinese version of Father's Day.

The bone collectors

2012-02-27 17:08:54

Oracle bones were medicine, not archaeological relics.

Common art in regional memory

2012-02-27 15:20:21

China, South Korea and Japan share much in culture, philosophy and values, and the three countries have had a long and sophisticated relationship throughout history. An art exhibition at the Shanghai Museum of Contemporary Art hopes to improve understanding by looking back at some shared memories.

From Wu Who? to Wu-Hoo!

2012-02-27 15:18:07

Jason Wu's new collection flaunts Chinese heritage at New York Fashion Week. Samantha Critchell reports.

Winds of change

2012-02-24 16:13:24

Shows like Wind of Colorful Guizhou touring Australia and New Zealand represent a new pattern for cultural exchanges between China and the world.

Porcelains reveal ways to color history

2012-02-23 13:03:05

The Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) was an era of ceaseless war. Both official and private kilns were unused until the middle of the rule of Kangxi (1654-1722).

Crazy for culture

2012-02-23 09:46:02

A former billionaire has blown his entire fortune on saving old relics and houses, which he's turning into the country's largest private folk art museum.

Private becomes public

2012-02-17 13:37:46

An exhibition of works from a private collection in Beijing features great works from past masters.

Commercializing culture

2012-02-16 10:55:39

A massive exhibition with performances in Beijing examines intangible heritage protection through profit generation.