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Velvet flower headwear in hit online drama turns heads

2018-08-14 09:50:07

Story of Yanxi Palace online series has swept the internet in less than a month. Set in the Qing Dynasty imperial harem, it tells the story of Wei Yingluo transforming herself from a lady-in-waiting into a royal concubine, mother of the future emperor.

Qingdao farmer dedicated to straw painting

2018-07-17 11:33:21

Local farmer Ding Xisen in Boli town of Shandong province's Qingdao has dedicated more than 20 years to the study and craft of straw painting.

Porcelain peonies shine in Luoyang

2018-05-02 14:12:50

Peony porcelain, a unique variety of firing porcelain in Luoyang, reflects a combination of peony imagery with Chinese porcelain culture.

Maker shop opened to protect traditional shaman culture

2018-04-12 10:24:12

Li studied folk arts and crafts design and graduated from Jilin Agricultural University in 2006.

The bamboo way

2018-03-24 11:22:37

In 1991, Beijing-based musician Wang Wei went on a tour with China Oriental Performing Arts Group as bassist. During the tour, he became fascinated by the shakuhachi, a kind of Japanese bamboo flute. Later, he found out that the shakuhachi, which was called chi ba in Chinese, was introduced to Japan during the Tang Dynasty (618-907).

Rouge-red glazed porcelain delights eyes at Palace Museum

2018-03-19 09:15:44

Porcelain in rouge-red glaze was a type of ceramic created in the Kangxi Period, which matured in the Yongzheng Period of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911).

Turning Bouyei ethnic wear into an earning proposition

2018-03-13 09:16:50

The ongoing two sessions in Beijing are the first that Wei Bo, a new deputy to the National People's Congress from Guizhou province, has attended.

Villagers innovate method of traditional Chinese papermaking

2018-01-23 14:22:10

Villager Liu Xiaodong developed paper out of panda waste in 2016 which vitalized the method of paper making.

Keeping a tradition alive

2018-01-22 11:31:57

Sui Yiyang started out wanting to learn to play the "guqin", but he now crafts the instruments with his own hands.

Folk artists make paper dragon to greet coming holidays

2018-01-18 15:12:38

Folk artists make colorful paper dragon in Wenquan village, Taijiang county, Southwest China's Guizhou province, Jan 17, 2018, to greet the coming holidays.

Henan craftsman makes vivid woodcarvings

2018-01-18 11:07:25

The 57-year-old Wang Sijun from Yangying village, Xiayi county of Henan province, is a representative craftsman skilled at Wang's woodcarving.

Jingdezhen: Heart and soul of China's ceramics

2017-10-24 14:30:15

Canadian artist Terrance Lazaroff has visited Jingdezhen six times. Though the small city in eastern China's Jiangxi Province may be unfamiliar to most westerners, it is a mecca for Lazaroff, 74.

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