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Colors of creation

2017-10-04 07:57:51

Mention traditional Chinese painting and many people will think of the ink-wash type, which mainly uses ink and water to depict objects of different shades, from black to gray and white.

Scripting a new record

2016-05-10 07:32:42

A letter that a famed scholar wrote about 1,000 years ago is expected to yield hundreds of thousands of yuan at an upcoming Beijing auction.

Ink works from Haipai school of painting on display

2016-04-28 14:40:17

A selection of the Shanghai Yuyuan Garden's collection of Chinese ink paintings is now on show at Beijing's Yiheyuan Summer Palace.

Spring plowing revealed in Mogao Grottoes

2016-03-19 08:54:21

A set of murals, including a mural featuring busy people conducting spring plowing during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618-907) at Mogao Grottoes.

Dunhuang grotto paintings feature festival

2016-03-10 16:10:18

Dunhuang Research Academy has released a series of photos of grotto paintings that depict the celebration of the Longtaitou Festival.

Lantern Festival in the Chinese paintings

2016-02-22 07:00:00

During the Lantern Festival, ancient Chinese people go out at night to temples carrying paper lanterns. Nowadays the festival lanterns are not as popular as they once were in ancient times, but Chinese painters preserve these traditions in their paintings.

Monkey portraits by Chinese ink painting masters

2016-01-14 09:09:24

Adopting few colors, mainly black, yellow, and a little red, monkeys painted in a calligraphic way are no less vivid than primates brushed with thick oils.

Painting a feeling of forcefulness:Wei Feng's birds and flowers

2015-12-28 14:05:00

The exhibition of Wei Feng's Chinese freehand brush paintings was held in Beijing on Dec 26.

Female teacher's pen drawings reproduce old Jinan

2015-12-16 16:01:54

Zhou Yingfeng is an art teacher at Shandong Experimental High School. Her painting portfolio, which is named "Old Jinan Style" and consists of 120 pen drawings, was highly enjoyed by those who have seen it.

Tweaking traditional art

2015-12-08 08:02:04

Contemporary artist Lyu Shengzhong shows how an ancient Chinese craft can be reinterpreted in modern times. Lin Qi reports.

Chinese contemporary oil paintings exhibition held in Suzhou

2015-12-08 10:00:53

The 2015 Exhibition of China Contemporary Oil Paintings opens at the Ming Gallery of Art in Suzhou, East China's Jiangsu province, Dec 5, 2015.

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The 15th Chinese Film Festival in Bangkok and the 2020 China-Thailand Film Exchange Week opens at the China Cultural Center in Bangkok on Oct 25, 2020. [Photo provided to Chinaculture.org]

On Oct 25, the opening ceremony of the 15th Chinese Film Festival in Bangkok and the 2020 China-Thailand Film Exchange Week was held at the China Cultural Center in Bangkok. The event was hosted by the China Cultural Center in Bangkok and received strong support from the Chinese Embassy in Thailand and the Thai Ministry of Culture.

The COVID-19 pandemic doesn't impede the enthusiasm for cultural exchange between China and Thailand. This film festival uses live broadcast to present the opening ceremony and host the "China-Thailand Film Exchange and Cooperation Online Seminar". During the film festival, audiences can use the online platform of the China Cultural Center in Bangkok to watch films online, which greatly increases the global reach of the festival.

Gu Hongxing, director of the China Cultural Center in Bangkok and China Tourism Office in Bangkok, speaks at the opening ceremony. [Photo provided to Chinaculture.org]

Gu Hongxing, director of Bangkok's China Cultural Center and China Tourism Office, said film can not only introduce one's national culture, but also reflect unique social landscapes. Film has become an important part of cultural exchange between countries and enhance mutual understanding among people around the world.


Yang Xin, Chargé d'affaires of the Chinese Embassy in Thailand, speaks at the opening ceremony. [Photo provided to Chinaculture.org]

Yang Xin, Chargé d'affaires of the Chinese Embassy in Thailand, said since the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Thailand 45 years ago, the mutual trust between the two countries has continued to deepen, economic and trade cooperation has expanded, cultural exchanges have become closer, and all-around cooperation has achieved fruitful results. Both China and Thailand have a vast film market. As a traditional project of cultural exchanges between China and Thailand, the Bangkok Chinese Film Festival has laid a solid foundation for film cooperation between the two countries for 15 years and will add new drive to the promotion of cultural exchanges and cooperation between China and Thailand.

Itthiphol Kunplome, Thailand's minister of culture, speaks at the opening ceremony. [Photo provided to Chinaculture.org]

Thailand's Minister of Culture Itthiphol Kunplome said in his speech the governments and people of Thailand and China have been in constant exchange. Cooperation in various fields has developed steadily, and the film festival is another important event to further promote cultural exchanges between the two countries. The people of the two countries can promote their understanding of the cultures of both sides through films, and promote friendly relations and cooperation in other perspectives.

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