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Collectors rush to get new 3D stamps

2014-12-04 10:49
China's annual stamp album for 2014 with new features went on sale on Dec 1. Passionate collectors in Beijing swarmed into Beijing Dongcheng Philatelic Corporation for the album.

Contemporary Chinese art displayed in old Vienna

2014-12-03 17:02
The tenth edition of the Vienna Art Week has just concluded, and contemporary Chinese art was conspicuously present. Organized around the theme of "Running Minds", the week of Nov. 17-23 was dedicated to the creative process and the restlessness inherent in the artistic act.

China cultural festival in Australia boosts exchanges

2014-12-03 16:38
The Chinese Cultural Festival in Australia 2014 (CCFA) is being held for cultural exchanges between China and Australia from Nov 18 to Dec 12.

Peking Opera roles of sheng, dan, jing and chou

2014-12-03 13:35
If you have certain knowledge of the Peking Opera and its history, you may wonder why female performers are rare in the history of Peking Opera.

Exquisite craftsmanship of Miao's 'hundred-bird dress'

2014-12-03 13:04
A "hundred-bird dress" originated with the Miao ethnic group in Baibei Village of Xinghua Sui Ethnic Township, in Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture, Guizhou province. The dress is decorated with celebrated Miao embroidery, a craft that falls on the state-level intangible cultural heritage list.

Beijing ranks second only to London in its number of museums

2014-12-03 10:02
Beijing has 170 museums, second only to London in its number of museums.

Kaiyuan temple: Exemplifier of Buddhist culture

2014-12-03 09:27
The cultural discovery tour to the port city of Quanzhou by a group of diplomats based in China included a wide range of local wonders. The landmark attraction, Kaiyuan temple, was certainly high up on the schedule.

Mainland student wins cross-Strait porcelain design competition

2014-12-02 17:54
Mainland student Wang Wu won the top prize in a cross-Strait porcelain design competition, the Franz Award, on Dec 1.

China to send artists to live in grassroots communities

2014-12-02 17:22
The State General Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television will organize film and TV series production staff on a quarterly basis to go to grassroots communities, villages and mining sites to do field study and experience life.

Celebration for the 2nd anniversary of the China Cultural Center in Bangkok

2014-12-02 15:13
The China Cultural Center in Bangkok held an event to celebrate its 2nd anniversary on Nov 21.

Mo Li Hua, the first Chinese song widely known overseas

2014-12-02 15:01
Mo Li Hua, a song known to all Chinese, dates back to the period of the Emperor Hongwu in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644 A.D.). There is a tale about the birth of this song.

China-Japan-South Korea Ministerial Conference on Culture held in Japan

2014-12-02 14:20
The 6th China-Japan-South Korea Ministerial Conference on Culture was held in Yokohama, Japan on Nov 30.
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Vessels of culture


Tempting Yunnan cuisine


Zigui, home of great poet Qu Yuan


Souvenir stamps issued to mark 15th founding anniversary of Macao SAR


Colorful castles of stone in Pingtan


Old fashioned tea house seen in Anhui


Beautiful snow-covered Great Wall


Ancient poetry depicted by painters



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