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Harnessing the force of nature

2019-07-18 08:04:00

A new exhibition examines the work of Tiffany designer Jean Schlumberger and the way he was inspired by the natural world to create objects of splendor, Lin Qi reports.

World class performers

2019-07-17 08:38:19

To boost the communication and exchange among Asian traditional art forms, universities from both home and abroad joined hands to put on a feast for the senses, while experts engaged in dialogues about the future of Asian arts.

Instrumentalist helps people understand 'Celestial Beauty' of Chinese pipa

2019-07-16 16:11:30

As an internationally renowned instrumentalist of the pipa (a plucked string instrument with a fretted fingerboard), Wu Man for decades has spared no effort in promoting the traditional Chinese musical instrument throughout the world.

Restorer salvages ancient books, rescues history

2019-07-16 16:10:08

Ancient-book restorers are able to solve the problem. Zhao Ling, who works at Hangzhou Public Library, is an expert in repairing ancient books.

Cave man, from afar

2019-07-16 08:27:00

In 1987, Neil Schmid, then an undergraduate studying Chinese language at Georgetown University in Washington DC, traveled to Dunhuang, Gansu province, for the first time.

All in a day's work

2019-07-16 07:39:53

Tang Dynasty thriller draws comparisons with US action drama 24 for its daylong timeline, suspenseful plot and high production values, Cheng Yuezhu reports.

Qin Dynasty ruins in north China to open for free visit

2019-07-15 10:14:30

A cluster of architecture dating back to the Qin Dynasty (221 B.C.-206 B.C.), China's first empire, will be open for the first time from July 16 in the city of Qinhuangdao, north China's Hebei Province.

Acclaimed Chinese dance drama to make U.S. premiere in NYC

2019-07-15 09:40:17

A stunning production of celebrated Chinese dance master Yang Liping's troupe will make its U.S. premiere at New York's Lincoln Center on Aug. 8, according to the cultural institution.

Ancient lotus finds new life in Old Summer Palace

2019-07-15 09:34:47

Grown from a lotus seed that had been dormant underground for more than a hundred years, a lotus flower bloomed at the Old Summer Palace, or Yuanmingyuan in Beijing this week.

Preservation of culture in capital is key

2019-07-15 08:11:00

Beijing's downtown area is speeding up the preservation of immovable cultural relics as part of a campaign to better protect and utilize the city's cultural heritage amid rapid urbanization, a senior official in the capital said last week.

Cooling down with herbal drinks

2019-07-13 12:25:08

As the north bakes and the south swelters, China turns to tea.

Over 200 Afghan cultural relics exhibited in E China

2019-07-12 10:25:47

A total of 231 Afghan cultural relics are being exhibited in Nanjing Museum in east China's Jiangsu Province, according to the museum.

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