October 22 this year marks the 120th birthday of Mei Lanfang (1894-1961), one of the most famous Peking opera artists in modern history, who established the Mei School of Peking Opera.
Confucianism, developed from thoughts by Confucius during the Spring and Autumn Period (770-476BC), is an ethical and philosophical system which has become an influential part of Chinese culture.
Thirty-eight young overseas Sinologists from over 25 countries and regions are invited to China during September 4 to 20 for the Visiting Program for Young Sinologists 2014.
The third Arabic Arts Festival was held in Beijing from August to October. On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Forum on China-Abra Cooperation, the festival presented some new characters.
China and US are holding a number of cultural exchange activities this year.
A series of cultural programs that aims to boost Sino-French cultural exchanges will be presented in both countries during the year as the two countires ushered in their 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations in 2014.
This year marks the beginning of the second decade for the strategic partnership between China and the ASEAN. The China-ASEAN relationship is standing at a new historical starting point.
Beijing has welcomed more than 10,000 transit passengers as of Oct 19, 2013 since it introduced a 72-hour visa-free policy at the start of the year.
“Happy Chinese New Year” has become a valuable channel where they could experience the customs and traditions of the Chinese people.
Cultural proposals and issues discussed during the 2014 NPC and CPPCC.
There are 506 different activities covering 294 cities of 103 countries and regions in 2014, the largest ever in history.