The curtain fell on the fifth Beijing International Film Festival on Thursday night after Mexican movie The Beginning of Time won the biggest honor.
This year's Meet in Beijing Arts Festival will open with Natalia Makarova's Swan Lake on Thursday. Isabella Boylston, principal of the American Ballet Theatre, will cooperate with Ma Xiaodong, principal of the National Ballet of China, on the show.
Lisa K. Heller, Deputy Public Affairs Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, joins China Daily's Big Talk, explaining the highlights of this festival, as well as her personal favorite artists.
The history of Luzhou's oil paper umbrella production can be traced back more than 400 years to the late Ming Dynasty(1368-1644).