The Western trend of taking on several jobs at once has arrived in China.
Dressed in a dark blue waterproof hooded jacket, sporting sleek outdoor shoes and carrying a light backpack, 33-year-old architect Zhang Yu has a hobby that involves the city's skyscrapers and bridges.
Recently a contestant on a televised talent show, Zhao Lei's performance has helped bring folk music back to center stage in China.
China has overtaken the United States as the world's largest art market amid a sharp drop in global art sales, according to an annual report released by France-based website Artprice.com on Monday.
Internet lingo, a linguistic phenomenon that originated with young web users, has become an increasingly interesting part of online culture.
Yang Yifan is bionic. In a sense, that is. "My phone is part of my body," the 19-year-old says.
An entrepreneur aims to bring live theater and cinema closer through a history-themed entertainment project. Wang Kaihao reports.
Elderly craftsmen fear for future of their art, a part of China's intangible cultural heritage that is fast disappearing Spring Festival is supposed to be a joyous occasion, but it has left Fang Zhida, 83, anxious. Days before the Lunar New Year, he locked himself in his studio to focus on an ancient folk art.
China's box office raked in 802 million yuan (around $117 million) on Saturday, Lunar New Year's Day, setting a record for a single day.
Island province proves popular with retirees, residents of northern cities hit by winter air pollution.
Across China, different areas have generated and developed their own teahouse culture. In Zhejiang province, one of the tea producing areas, drinking tea and going to teahouses have long been away of life.
Teahouses regain their popularity, especially with the younger generation, after adapting to save their business amid cultural shifts.