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Terracotta Warriors museum partners US company to better preserve cultural relics

2018-05-17 23:38:42

XI'AN - The Emperor Qin Shihuang's Mausoleum Site Museum in Northwest China's Shaanxi province and US-based Johnson & Johnson's pharmaceutical subsidiary in China co-launched a project Thursday to protect cultural relics.

Silk Road artifacts featured in new stamps

2018-05-17 17:04:57

The trade and exchange boom along the Silk Road greatly enriched the development of Chinese cultural objects. Four such artifacts excavated in Shaanxi province, the starting point of the ancient Silk Road, will be featured in a new set of stamps issued by China Post on May 19. 

Concerts planned to mark Hainan anniversary

2018-05-17 12:45:48

The China National Traditional Orchestra will stage two concerts in Haikou, the capital of Hainan province, on May 30 and 31 and one more at Beijing's National Center for the Performing Arts on June 15 to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Hainan being made a province.

Tongguanyao Museum opens in Changsha

2018-05-16 17:02:07

The Tongguanyao Museum, focused on the Tongguanyao kiln and its 1,200 years of history, opened May 14 in Changsha, Hunan province. The museum displays more than 1,000 pieces of cultural relics related to the kiln, including 162 pieces salvaged from the Belitung shipwreck and collected from abroad, which are going on display for the first time. Meanwhile, a documentary series about the archeological site where the museum stands also started broadcasting.

Acclaimed TV show turned into a drama

2018-05-16 16:32:05

In 2009, a TV show, titled Qian Fu, or Lurk, which is set in 1945 -- the year China won the War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression and saw the start of a 4-year civil war-- became a smash hit.

Innocent eyes capture the beauty of science and art

2018-05-16 14:46:46

What does the world look like through the eyes of a child?

'Marco Polo' to enthrall opera lovers in Beijing with global cast

2018-05-16 09:15:05

'Marco Polo', an original Chinese opera production based on the story of the Venetian explorer who traveled along the ancient Silk Road in the 13th century, will meet Beijing audience on May 16, 18 and 19.

Field of dreams

2018-05-15 13:25:36

A little Cézanne with a large reputation goes to auction this month, courtesy of Hong Kong-based auctioneer and gallery Macey & Sons

Physicist, wife release new book after a decade

2018-05-15 10:56:07

A new book titled Chen Xi Ji (Essays of Morning Glory) compiled by physicist Yang Zhenning and his wife Weng Fan has come out recently, 10 years after they published Shu Guang Ji (Essays of the Morning's First Lght).

Scholarly calligrapher's works on show in Beijing

2018-05-15 10:48:57

An ongoing exhibition at the National Art Museum of China, which runs through May 20, shows dozens of Yu's calligraphic scrolls of various styles. They were donated by Chinese-Spanish entrepreneur Zhu Yilong.

Travel perks help Tibet work wonders

2018-05-15 09:32:50

The Tibet autonomous region has extended a package of favorable travel policies it introduced earlier this year to boost winter tourism, in a bid to ride the wave of success that saw its seasonal visitor numbers soar.

Unique way of remembering

2018-05-15 09:27:59

The controversial ceramic sculptures by artist Shu Yong commemorating the 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake, has been donated to a museum at the site of the tragedy.

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