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Chinese silk on show in Tel Aviv

2018-03-19 14:33:44

On March 13, the opening ceremony of a silk fashion exhibition — In Praise of Silk, Fashion with Tradition in China — was held at the Chinese Cultural Center in Tel Aviv, Israel, to officially wrap up the country's "2018 Happy Chinese New Year" celebrations.

Rouge-red glazed porcelain delights eyes at Palace Museum

2018-03-19 09:15:44

Porcelain in rouge-red glaze was a type of ceramic created in the Kangxi Period, which matured in the Yongzheng Period of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911).

Himalayan task

2018-03-19 07:34:51

Richard Daniel Harris, a WWII veteran, recalls the time when he flew with supplies for Chinese and US troops. Linda Deng and Zhang Yuan report in Seattle. 

Orchestra festival to celebrate original works by Chinese composers

2018-03-19 07:25:27

The upcoming edition of the biennial China Orchestra Festival is a special one because it marks the 40th anniversary of China's reform and opening-up.

Second edition Chinese literature festival kicks off in Britain

2018-03-16 15:30:46

China in Context, the first annual festival founded in Britain in 2016 celebrating writers and writings from and about China, returned to London's Chinatown here on Thursday.

Serving the orchestra

2018-03-16 08:46:32

Jaap van Zweden can still recall how he saved extra cash to buy New York Philharmonic tickets when he was studying at the Juilliard School in the United States.

Durable threads

2018-03-16 08:20:05

Horse tail embroidery of the Shui ethnic group is an intangible heritage in China, and 53-year-old Song Shuixian has made it her life's mission to take it to a wider audience.

Online platforms share novel approach

2018-03-16 07:50:10

Web novels in China have gained so much popularity in recent years that they are making their authors millionaires and helping their publishers to list on the stock exchange.

4 more books on King Gesar's epic published

2018-03-16 07:43:21

Four more books on the epic of King Gesar have been published, as part of efforts to preserve the 1,000-year-old story.

Dancing across the Silk Road

2018-03-15 15:53:10

Caracalla Dance Theatre, one of the most prominent professional dance theaters in the Arab world, is ready to delight Beijing with their latest dance production, Sailing the Silk Road, from Mar 15 to 17 at the National Center for the Performing Arts.

Remakes of classics – salute to original story or lack of creativity?

2018-03-15 15:24:28

The classic Chinese folktale Legend of the White Snake will have another TV remake, drawing much ire from the country’s netizens for a lack of original output from the entertainment industry.

In her own write

2018-03-15 15:07:07

With Iran set to be represented at Art Basel Hong Kong for the first time in March, get to know Tehran-based artist Golnaz Fathi, who has turned traditional Persian calligraphy into an abstract art form.

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