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Time-honored bookstore turned into an experimental ground for art

2022-10-11 16:40

For seven decades since it sprouted in the heart of Wangfujing Commercial Street, Beijing Foreign Languages Bookstore has been a mainstay for readers to learn about the world. Now the spaces from the second to the fifth floors of the landmark bookstore have been turned into a showcase for works by contemporary artists to address its history and the changes overtime it has witnessed, and to echo the roles of reading and books in a digital era.

Hit series brings to life a fantastic adventure

2022-10-11 16:27

Somewhat a Chinese equivalence to Indiana Jones, Candle in the Tomb, an overwhelming popular franchise has seen its latest drama retelling make a splash onlin

Music traditions stoke artistic passion in China's ice city

2022-10-11 13:05

Amateur musicians playing violins, saxophones and even Chinese zithers alongside professionals in public squares and balconies of Central Street in Harbin, northeast China's Heilongjiang province, has become a unique attraction among tourists.

Tourism revitalizes China's northernmost village

2022-10-11 10:59

Previously stricken with poverty, farmers of Beihong now lead a rosy life by running homestays as urbanites pour into the village, which is nestled in the Greater Khingan Range, for a countryside retreat.

Strength and ingenuity on display in single-industry towns

2022-10-11 08:11

I was struck by two stories run in our business section recently on small-town industry in Lu'an, Anhui province, and Caoxian, Shandong province. Both are excellent examples of the concentration of rural enterprise in "industrial clusters". Lu'an has thousands of enterprises devoted to making wedding dresses. Around half the town's population of 54,000 is involved, and yearly output is over 3 billion yuan ($422 million). Caoxian makes 60-70 percent of all coffins used in funerals in Japan. The industry employs a quarter of the region's population of 1.3 million.

Themed artwork shown in Beijing's 798 hails new era

2022-10-10 15:16

Paintings and sculptures are on display at Painting New Time, Praising New Chapter, an exhibition running through Nov 10 at the 798 International Art Exchange Center.

Dance school presents production inspired by Tibetan folk art

2022-10-10 13:25

On Oct 7 and 8, the school staged its latest dance piece, Sing a Song for the Party, at the National Center for the Performing Arts in Beijing, marking the 73rd anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.

Cultural Tour of Peking Opera highlights ancient art form

2022-10-10 13:20

Veteran Peking Opera performers Du Zhenjie and Zhang Huifang joined in the Culture Tour of Peking Opera Master Forum, which was launched by the Beijing Overseas Cultural Exchanges Center.

Huaiju Opera show entertains visitors at Jiangsu scenic area

2022-10-10 11:45

During the weeklong National Holiday, Jiulong Immersive, a multidimensional Huaiju Opera show, premiered at the Jiulongkou Scenic Area, in Jianhu county, East China's Jiangsu province.

Macao sees tourism recovery during National Day holiday

2022-10-09 11:17

China's Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) saw a recovery in the tourism market during the National Day holiday thanks to its sound epidemic-containment situation and promotional festive events.

Program released for the ninth Wuzhen Theater Festival

2022-10-08 10:33

A news conference for the ninth Wuzhen Theater Festival was hosted on Sept 29 in Beijing, where three founders, Huang Lei, Stan Lai and Meng Jinghui, together with the festival's executive director Nai-chu Ding, introduced the festival's theme, productions and highlights.

Over 400 mln domestic trips made in China during National Day holiday

2022-10-08 10:17

About 422 million domestic trips were made in China during this year's National Day holiday, according to the country's Ministry of Culture and Tourism.

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