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Tibet mandala: The world in a grain of sand

2016-10-26 10:23:13

Mandala, an exquisite religious art of Tibetan Buddhism, has been well preserved since it was first introduced to Tibet from India.

An art of winter: butter sculpture in Tibet

2015-12-18 14:18:49

Gyaltsen Huazang, a man of the zang people, has devoted himself to the career of butter carving for thirty-three years. He was born in 1965 in a small village of Qinhai province and later became a monk of Kumbum Monastery in 1981 to study about Buddhism.

Kungfu masters compete atop Emei Mountain

2015-09-16 13:25:09

The grand finale of the fifth International Emei Martial Arts Festival was held at the Gold Summit of the main peak of Emei Mountain of Southwest China's Sichuan province on Sept 15, 2015.

Spring Festival

2006-11-01 11:12:39

The Spring Festival is the most important festival for the Chinese people and is when all family members get together, just like Christmas in the West.

Peking Opera

2006-11-21 15:25:47

Although there are more than 360 ancient local operas in China, Peking Opera is known as China's national opera, despite its comparatively young 200-year history.

Kunqu Opera

2006-11-21 16:18:43

KunquOpera is one of the oldest forms of opera still existing in China, with its origins dating back to the end of theYuan Dynasty(1271-1368).

Kite-Making Techniques

2006-10-31 14:08:12

Kites were invented in China over 2000 years ago. Throughout history, Chinese traditional culture integrated with kite craft

Herbal Tea Making

2006-10-31 14:05:58

Liang Cha, or cold tea, is a favorite drink for people in the Guangdong area, as well as Hong Kong and Macau. Known as herbal tea in Chinatowns and traditional Chinese medicine shops in western countries

Shaolin Kungfu

2006-11-19 11:05:20

Shaolin Kungfu (Shaolin Martial Art) is one of the most influential genres of Chinese martial arts, and it's named after where it originated -- the Shaolin Temple

Tai Ji Quan

2006-11-19 11:01:31

Tai Ji Quan has its philosophical roots in Taoism and is considered an internal martial art, utilizing internal energy

Suzhou Pingtan

2006-11-19 15:36:51

SuzhouPingtanis a general term denoting Suzhou Pinghua and Tanci, namely, storytelling and ballad singing in the Suzhou dialect.


2006-11-19 15:17:15

Yangge is a representative collective folk dance that combines music, dance and feats, with a long history and diversified forms

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