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Cambridge students mark Lunar New Year with a song

2019-02-18 15:40:08

At the 2019 Cambridge Spring Festival Gala held at the Cambridge Corn Exchange recently, "Listen to the Song from Our Hometown" was sung by Chinese students studying at the University of Cambridge.

Peking Opera troupe to mark 40th anniversary with month of performances

2019-02-18 15:39:08

The Jingju Theatre Company of Beijing is marking its 40th anniversary with performances by veteran and young Peking Opera artists.

Dragon lantern in Jiangxi attracts thousands of visitors

2019-02-18 12:56:59

A 200-meter dragon lantern appeared in a village in east China's Jiangxi province to welcome the Lantern Festival, which falls on Feb 19 this year.

Wrapping up the festivities

2019-02-18 11:22:45

With the first full moon of the lunar year, the 15 days of celebrations for Spring Festival wind down, and life will return to normal. On this day, yuanxiaojie, or Lantern Festival, there will be one final round of eating and drinking.

Palace Museum website overwhelmed by night tour demand

2019-02-18 11:09:32

"On the first day of Chinese Lunar New Year, I was thrilled to attend the Spring Festival exhibition at the Palace Museum. On Valentine's Day, I took leave and enjoyed the magnificent snow scenery with my boyfriend again at the Forbidden City. And tomorrow, I am ready for a night tour there," said Z

Palace Museum to hold public nighttime events for Lantern Festival

2019-02-18 08:04:56

During China's Lantern Festival in two days, the Palace Museum will allow late-night visits for the first time, according to the museum's website.

Lion dance show makes recent CCTV Spring Festival Gala

2019-02-18 07:53:40

Clad in loose yellow pants with gold sequins, Deng Binguang and Tang Zaipeng along with 18 other members from their troupe, performed a lion dance show on China Central Television's Spring Festival Gala on Feb 4. The annual gala on the eve of Lunar New Year is one of the most watched entertainment p

Sino-Greek drama 'Agamemnon' to premiere in Beijing

2019-02-15 15:28:33

The Sino-Greek bilingual drama Agamemnon, a coproduction by the National Theater Company of China (NTCC) and the National Theater of Greece, will see its first round of performances at the National Theater of China in Beijing from Feb 20 to March 2, the two theatrical companies announced at a news c

Tibet sees growing number of visitors in Tibetan New Year holiday

2019-02-15 11:19:10

About 511,700 visits were made by tourists to Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region during the 10-day holiday of the Tibetan New Year, up 11.6 percent year on year, local authorities said Thursday.

One more for the Silk Road

2019-02-15 08:13:50

Oxford University historian Peter Frankopan's best-selling 2015 book, The Silk Roads: A New History of the World, was chosen in December as one of the 25 most influential books to be translated into Chinese over the past 40 years by Amazon China alongside Pride and Prejudice and The Great Gatsby.

Spring Festival spreads joy around the world

2019-02-15 09:39:25

A lion dance team in Southern California, mainly made up of Westerners, has impressed university professor Jia Wenshan.

'Star' teacher keeps Manchu culture alive

2019-02-15 08:57:28

Over the past four years, Yan Wenyun has taught the Manchu language for free to more than 400 students in her public classes in Harbin, the capital of northeastern China's Heilongjiang province, or via the internet.

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