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Expo offers 10,000 yuan to translate sacred sutras in Sanskrit

2015-09-17 15:46:19

A 10,000 yuan ($1,571) reward is being offered to whoever can translate the Sanskit scripture written on a prized collection of 171 Pattra-leaf sutras that will be exhibited at the 3rd Taihu International Buddhism, Tourism and Culture Expo.

Nanjing art festival highlights world masterpieces

2015-09-17 13:22:06

The 2015 Nanjing International Art Festival opens today, which will run through Sept 26 at the Nanjing International Exhibition Center.

Ancient cliff paintings found in NE China

2015-09-16 14:18:10

Chinese archeologists have found more than 1,800 ancient cliff paintings in Northeast China's Heilongjiang province.

Ten treasures from Palace Museum to look forward to

2015-09-11 07:53:35

The Palace Museum in Beijing will celebrate its 90th anniversary next month, and a batch of rare treasures will meet public eye in this rare viewing.

Dunhuang heritage still alive in new age

2015-09-10 09:51:23

As a world-renowned sacred Buddhist site, there is almost too much to explore in the Mogao Grottoes in Dunhuang, Gansu province.

Images of Milan in Beijing

2015-09-07 13:50:23

Architect-turned-photographer Roberto Goffi was born in Turin, and he has captured both the vigor and serenity of Milan in an exhibition titled, Explore Milan: 100 Shoots from the Expo City and Its Surroundings.

Actor's talent for painting highlights show

2015-09-07 13:41:51

Actor Zhao Dan (1915-80) was noted for playing the lead in many acclaimed movies, including Street Angel, Crossroads and Lin Zexu. But few know that he was also a skillful painter.

Inheritor of 'Miantang School' showcases his works

2015-08-26 15:56:54

On a display at the Shisheng Temple are some 30 works in the Miantang style, one of the four major schools of Tangka.

Potala Palace paintings preserved

2015-08-25 17:13:36

Five billion pixels are the technological fix for preserving murals in Tibet's Potala Palace. The digitization project is part of ongoing efforts to safeguard temple art throughout the Tibet Autonomous Region.

Thangka painter in SW China's Tibet

2015-08-14 15:13:36

Thangka, a Tibetan scroll-banner depicting various kinds of contents, can be seen in every monastery family shrine in Tibet autonomous region and has become a valuable kind of collection in recent years.

Legendary Monkey King on stamps

2015-08-13 05:00:26

With the recent box office hit Monkey King: Hero is Back, the ancient superhero has returned under the spotlight. Here, we provide some of the most memorable stamps of the superhero from different periods and regions.

Letters of acceptance delight Chinese freshmen

2015-07-30 17:00:23

This year, universities and colleges are putting more effort on letters of acceptance to show their individuality and appeal more to students.

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