Wine tasting, photo exhibitions, themed lectures -- cultural events like these have made bookstores a "must-go" for young Chinese.
An artist paints on a ceramic ware at Huaguang Ceramics Co., Ltd in Zibo, East China's Shandong province, April 14, 2017.
Archaeologists in Central China's Hunan province are excavating a site of a porcelain kiln to make way for a new railway.
Excavations are underway at tombs dating back to the Eastern Zhou Dynasty (770-256 B.C.) in Zhengzhou city, capital of Central China's Henan province, April 24, 2017.
"Leave a place better than you found it." It is a simple philosophy, but one that William Lindesay holds dear. He led 20 volunteers to help clean up the Jiankou section of the Great Wall on April 22, which was also Earth Day.
Italian artist David Gerstein, 73, loves observing small animals, especially butterflies whose beautiful colors and dancing amaze him.
Beijing's Haidian district government has teamed up with the National Library of China to launch the Haidian Reading Festival on Sunday, which was World Book Day.
May Festival, an annual event to promote chamber music in China, will be held from May 6 to 27 at the National Center for the Performing Arts in Beijing.
The Japanese name for this dish, ochazuke, means "tea and pickles"－referring to the key ingredients: Japanese green tea (not macha, though) and pickles.
Patricia Tanumihardja finds the magic in vegetables.
Wang Yancheng, 57, sees painting as a process of being in love with the canvas. The artist, who divides his time between Paris and Beijing, says painting is like falling in love with someone, and he feels like he is being integrated with the brush, paint and canvas.
Beijing's most high-profile Chinese chef makes the season a succulent star at his Da Dong restaurants.