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Exhibition highlights key Marxist document

2021-01-20 09:55

Just over a century ago, in 1920, Chen Wangdao, the late Chinese scholar and educator, completed China's first translation of The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels.

Laba porridge sweetens prelude of Chinese Lunar New Year

2021-01-20 09:31

Chinese people start their preparations for the Spring Festival more than 20 days ahead. The 12th lunar month in Chinese is called la yue, so the eighth day of this lunar month is la yue chu ba, or laba. The day is also known as the Laba Rice Porridge Festival. The Laba this year falls on Jan 13.

24 Solar Terms: Six facts you must know about Major Cold

2021-01-20 09:24

The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Major Cold (Chinese: 大寒), the 24th solar term, begins this year on Jan 20 and ends on Feb 3.

International Fiber Art Biennale opens online

2021-01-18 17:11

The 11th From Lausanne to Beijing International Fiber Art Biennale opened online on Jan 16. The exhibition is jointly hosted by the Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University and the China National Arts and Crafts Society.

What's on

2021-01-18 06:53

Yaji, or "elegant gatherings" organized and attended by creative individuals, were popular centuries ago in China.

A refuge for bookworms & the broken-hearted

2021-01-16 12:22

A migrant worker's 12-year relationship with a local institution underscores the social importance of libraries

Jazzing up the music scene

2021-01-16 12:19

Venue hits the high notes as top performer pays homage to its influence in his career.

Hohhot bookstore honors grassland culture

2021-01-15 14:27

A newly opened bookstore in Hohhot, North China's Inner Mongolia autunomous region with an interior designed to honor the local grassland culture, has attracted many visitors recently. Featuring yurts and model horses, its stylish furniture and rich collection of books make it an ideal place to go during holidays!

NCPA to stage symphonic chorus extolling Beijing

2021-01-15 11:24

Beijing Cantata, a symphonic chorus inspired by the culture and architecture along the central axis of Beijing, will be staged at the National Center for the Performing Arts (NCPA) on Friday and Saturday.

Artist offers hope in war-ravaged country

2021-01-14 10:48

Yemeni artist Rawya Ahmed opened her first personal exhibition in the Houthi-controlled Yemeni capital, Sanaa.

Exhibition in Shenzhen spotlights passion for Chinese zodiac

2021-01-14 07:46

A bull is a creature that works hard, toils, and does a lot of heavy lifting. Han Meilin, one of the most productive artists in China, often says: "I'm destined to work as hard as a bull throughout my life."

Weekly snapshot of Chinese cultural news

2021-01-11 11:07

More than 200 items and sets of imperial treasures including bronze ware, works of calligraphy and paintings dating back to the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) and collected by the Shenyang Palace Museum are on display at the National Museum of China in Beijing.

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