In a recent archaeological excavation of Wangjinglou heritage site in Xinzheng City of Henan Province, Zhengzhou Academy of Cultural Relics and Archaeology accidentally discovered two large-scale ancient city ruins from the Xia and Shang dynasties with a total area of nearly 1.7 million square meters.
Photo taken on Jan. 13, 2011 shows the scenery of Luojiang County of Deyang City, southwest China's Sichuan Province. Local government has invested some 600 million yuan RMB (more than 90 million U.S. dollars) on environmental remediation, improving local people's livelihood, attracting more investments and promoting the development of culture industry.
Chinese archeologists have unearthed the ruins of two ancient cities in the central China province of Henan.The cities date back 4,000 years, Ma Xiaolin, deputy director of Henan's provincial cultural heritage bureau, said Thursday.
Archeologists from both China and Kenya are joining forces in a large scale excavation project on islands off the coast of Kenya. Recently a team of Chinese experts were dispatched to the area, signaling the beginning of a 3-year research commitment.
The Tibetan epic "King Gesar" is the world's longest story. Many books and TV series have told this story in the past, but for the first time it's being presented using Tang-ka paintings.Tang-ka is a traditional painting which is commonly found hanging in monasteries or family altars in China's Tibetan Autonomous Region.
The Chinese government continues its efforts to protect the intangible cultural heritage by training the professional staff in the country's culture departments.More than 50 people participated in a training program Saturday in Guiyang, southwest China's Guizhou Province.