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Mother's Day: An imported festival finds its roots in China

2018-05-13 16:11:37

Many Chinese people have been pondering over what presents to get for their beloved moms on the Mother's Day, but very few know that Mother's Day is actually a festival bought in from overseas.

Gu's works based on classical literature to feature in concerts

2018-05-12 10:34:33

Gu Jianfen, one of the country's most prolific composers, has been into music for the past six decades.

One foundation, two goals

2018-05-12 10:14:05

Bailian Group, China's leading retailer by sales, announced during the recently concluded 2018 Fall/Winter Shanghai Fashion Week (SFW) that it has established the Bailian Fashion Foundation with an initial investment of 100 million yuan ($15.9 million).

Photographer set to climb Snowdon 50 times in name of art

2018-05-12 04:39:48

A modern-day Chinese Sisyphus has been toiling away in the United Kingdom, repeatedly cutting a punishing path up Wales's Mount Snowdon, day after day, in the name of art, adventure and Taoist philosophy.

The evolution of marriage customs

2018-05-12 04:08:04

A wedding culture exhibition which shows the evolution in local marriage customs since Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) opened in Shanghai on May 1.

Beijing Dance Festival: A sizzling treat in July

2018-05-11 15:09:13

For 10 years in a row, the Beijing Dance Festival has been one of the biggest summer celebrations of contemporary dance in the Chinese capital. Every July, it brings more than 300 dance artists, over 200 dance students and more than 5,000 audience members to Beijing.

Shaanxi celebrates BRI progress at press ceremony

2018-05-11 10:45:13

"Since the implementation of the Belt and Road Initiative, Shaanxi province has had an increasingly important presence on the world stage," said Bao Yongneng, director of the Cyberspace Administration of Shaanxi province.

Tourists warned to stay away from rare camel habitat

2018-05-11 10:08:54

Travel agencies have been offering expeditions to Lop Nur in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region for travelers looking to conquer the no man's land in the region's southeast.

Exhibitions showcase traditional creativity

2018-05-11 10:00:18

In recent years, China has created a large number of products based on its cultural traditions, ranging from souvenirs developed by museums to products with modern design.

Edgar Snow's 'Red Star' shines on

2018-05-11 09:52:23

In 1936, a 31-year-old American writer ventured into a "no-go" zone in a remote part of Northwest China's Loess Plateau with many questions in his mind.

Cutting edge

2018-05-11 08:17:04

Zhou Shuying spent years injecting new life into an age-old folk craft, which saw her develop new colors, patterns and techniques. Yang Yang reports.

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