Photos reveal beauty of four seasons at Palace Museum
Discovering beauties on the Silk Road
NCPA stages 70 performances on its annual Open Day
Yearender: Celebrations marking 50 years of Sino-French relations
Indian cultural relics on show in Hubei
Peking Opera roles of sheng, dan, jing and chou

Culture Insider: New Year vacation in ancient China

The holiday is important for working people who have worked strenuously for a whole year. What was the Spring Festival vacation like in ancient China? Let us take a look.

Ming ancient tower destroyed by fire in Dali

Fire burned Gongchen tower, a 600-year-old structure, in an ancient city in Weishan county, Dali prefecture, Yunnan province, to the ground on Jan 3, 2015. By 4:48 am, the flames that engulfed the 300 square meters of the tower were put out.

Mascot for the Year of the Sheep goes public

As part of "Happy Chinese New Year" 2015 cultural fairs, the mascot for the Year of the Sheep was published.

Yearender: 10 cultural exchanges between China and world in 2014

The year 2014 witnessed frequent cultural exchanges between China and foreign countries. The exchanges led to many exhibitions, both at home and abroad, which showcased the cultural relics and art treasures of the human civilization.

Yuanmingyuan beast heads on show in Shandong

The heads of four beasts of the Yuanmingyuan (Old Summer Palace) – an ox, tiger, monkey and pig - are on display at the Shandong Museum in Jinan.


Exhibition captures magic of Guilin landscape

A just-opened group exhibition of Chinese traditional paintings by 13 accomplished painters from the region continues through Dec 30, displaying more than 50 works.