Virtuosos in the making

2012-08-04 07:45:56

While some children are playing at a park near Fangzhuang area of Fengtai district in Beijing, Wang Jinghan's fingers are fiddling vigorously on her violin.

Dalian hosts beer fest

2012-08-03 13:43:40

The 14th China International Beer Festival is to take place in Dalian, Liaoning province.

The art of optical illusion

2012-08-03 13:42:18

An optical illusion art show from South Korea is being held at 751 D-park in Beijing.

Ice cool sounds

2012-08-03 13:35:25

Iceland's Ogmundur Thor Johannesson will give a classical guitar solo performance to coincide with his most recent album Ocean without Paths - Icelandic Music for Guitar at the Penghao Theater in Beijing.

China's Cats

2012-08-03 13:16:17

Cats, one of the most successful musicals in the world, has for the first time given birth to a Chinese version.

Avant-garde live

2012-08-03 13:15:22

The 50-minute PARADIS/Paradise live show features a solo dancer and a musician in a traditional theater.

Bookplates reinvented

2012-08-03 13:14:51

A 15th century, European invention, bookplates are now recognized as not only indications of the owner of a book, but also specimens of a bygone era for decorative fashion.

Looking back at ink

2012-08-03 13:14:22

Museum of Beijing Fine Art Academy is staging a retrospective show for ink master Qian Songyan (1899-1985).

Mid-summer music festival in the outdoors

2012-08-03 10:22:09

Beijing music fans will be able to enjoy the Max Star Music Festival, an outdoor music festival to be held at Ditan Park, downtown Beijing.

Overseas Chinese in Sweden held culture festival in Stockholm

2012-08-03 10:20:53

Chinese living in Sweden held a culture festival on Thursday in Stockholm's city center to show the Chinese culture with a long history and variable ethnic groups.

Chinese art treats at London Olympics

2012-08-03 10:07:07

Fans watching the London 2012 Olympic Games can take a break from sports to have a taste of culture.

Forum on Tibetan studies opens in Beijing

2012-08-03 10:05:42

A high-profile international academic seminar on Tibetan studies that highlights the value of Tibetan culture and other social issues began in Beijing on Thursday.