Editor's Note: Every week we look at a work of art or a cultural relic that puts the spotlight on China's heritage.
The two-month South Korean Arts and Culture Festival ends this week at the Renaissance Beijing Chaoyang Hotel.
Self-made moon cakes are popular in Shenyang, Northeast China's Liaoning province. This year's Mid-Autumn Festival falls on Sept 12.
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.
Four old ladies are playing mahjong in a courtyard when suddenly the water pipes burst and the place is flooded.
Pupils in traditional costumes make an ancient salute at the Confucius temple in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, Aug 31, 2011.
In Chinese minds, the moon is associated with gentleness and brightness, expressing the beautiful yearnings of the Chinese.
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.
The August Moon Festival or Mid-Autumn Festival is one of the most celebrated Chinese holidays.
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.
The most precious piece of china in the Nanjing Museum is a squat, muddy-looking urn shaped like a toothy beast.
Every week we look at a work of art or a cultural relic that puts the spotlight on China's heritage.