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A visit to China's ceramic capital in Jiangxi

2015-12-24 10:52

Journalists were invited on a media tour to witness and participate in making porcelain at an antique facility in the Mingfangyuan porcelain industrial park in Jingdezhen, East China's Jiangxi province.

Masterpieces under the hammer in Hong Kong

2015-12-24 08:39

Over 100 paintings, sculptures and design works will go on auction in Hong Kong at Sotheby's Boundless: Contemporary Art sale on Jan 20.

Mok shines star power on the environment

2015-12-24 08:14

Karen Mok arrived in Beijing on Dec 8, the same day that the local government issued the first red alert for air pollution. Schools and construction sites were closed, and the number of cars on the road was restricted.

Veteran artist makes history through acting

2015-12-24 07:32

A new work on a noted historian is making waves with an unconventional look at his life. Moreover, the lead actor also honed his acting skills in a novel way.

Public Open Day held at China's largest performing center

2015-12-23 14:09

The National Center for the Performing Arts in Beijing welcomed over 10,000 visitors with about eight hours of performances, art salons and exhibitions at its eighth Public Open Day on Dec 22.

Elegant Chinese ancient tea sets

2015-12-23 13:59

Chinese tea art was born in the Han Dynasty (206BC-220AD), matured in the Song Dynasties (960-1279) and flourished in the Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368-1911). From a simple beverage it became a cultural and spiritual icon, symbolizing a noble character.

Confucian classics project to publish edition by 2018

2015-12-23 09:54

An international project to compile the classics of ancient Chinese philosopher Confucius is expected to publish a select edition by the end of 2018.

Culture Insider: 9 things you may not know about Winter Solstice

2015-12-22 17:17

The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Winter Solstice, the 22nd solar term of the year, begins this year on Dec 22 and ends on Jan 6.

Ancient enamel craft to be revived after 200 years

2015-12-22 16:32

Experts in Beijing are launching a program aimed at reviving the mysterious art of making imperial enamel ware, the Beijing Youth Daily reported on Monday.

Mingfangyuan: New model porcelain industrial park in Jiangxi

2015-12-22 14:57

Jingdezhen, a world-famous ceramics capital in East China's Jiangxi province, has constructed a new model porcelain industrial park named Mingfangyuan to house time-honored porcelain manufacturing workshops.

Exhibition of classic photos held at HS Gallery in Shanghai

2015-12-22 14:35

An exhibition of classic photos by 18 photographers got underway at the HS Gallery in Shanghai on Dec 21.

Premature babies run greater risk of developing autism: research

2015-12-22 14:17

Babies born very prematurely run a significantly higher risk of developing autism than those who are born after a full pregnancy, Swedish researchers said on Monday.

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