Henan bone flutes date back to 6,000 BC

2011-09-06 07:58:06

Editor's Note: Every week we look at a work of art or a cultural relic that puts the spotlight on China's heritage.

Korean culture showcases its stuff in Beijing

2011-09-05 15:23:10

The two-month South Korean Arts and Culture Festival ends this week at the Renaissance Beijing Chaoyang Hotel.

Self-made moon cakes popular for Festival

2011-09-05 09:08:53

Self-made moon cakes are popular in Shenyang, Northeast China's Liaoning province. This year's Mid-Autumn Festival falls on Sept 12.

Woolly rhino's evolutionary cradle

2011-09-03 07:48:22

New research suggests the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau's frosty highlands may have been an evolutionary cradle for the woolly rhinoceros and other giant shaggy mammals.

More than just a game

2011-09-02 09:03:08

Four old ladies are playing mahjong in a courtyard when suddenly the water pipes burst and the place is flooded.

Worship of Confucius ahead for new school

2011-09-01 11:57:13

Pupils in traditional costumes make an ancient salute at the Confucius temple in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, Aug 31, 2011.

The Chinese and The Moon

2011-08-31 17:16:30

In Chinese minds, the moon is associated with gentleness and brightness, expressing the beautiful yearnings of the Chinese.

Bite the moon, savor the tradition

2011-08-31 17:16:52

People in different parts of China celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival in different ways, but one traditional custom is shared by all - eating cakes shaped like the moon.

Mid-Autumn Festival

2011-08-31 15:09:05

The August Moon Festival or Mid-Autumn Festival is one of the most celebrated Chinese holidays.

A missionary zeal for art

2011-08-31 07:51:34

Giuseppe Castiglione, an Italian artist appointed to the Qing court in the 17th century, blended European painting techniques with Chinese skills, creating Deer Hunting Patrol.

Demons, dragons and redemption

2011-08-28 08:02:36

The most precious piece of china in the Nanjing Museum is a squat, muddy-looking urn shaped like a toothy beast.

Broken plate puts spotlight on Ge ware

2011-08-23 08:02:36

Every week we look at a work of art or a cultural relic that puts the spotlight on China's heritage.