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The ancient Hunting Month enters the 21st century

2019-01-12 10:07:20

The last month of the lunar calendar used to be called the Hunting Month in more rustic times.

China enjoys more bookstores, increasing sales

2019-01-11 08:18:31

China had 225,000 bookstores and sales outlets for books at the end of 2018, a 4.3-percent increase from the previous year, according to an annual report on the country's bookstore industry released Tuesday.

Chinese film should have more cultural confidence, says BFI CEO

2019-01-11 08:13:23

The Chinese film industry should have more confidence in its cultural heritage, even though it has been developing rapidly in recent years, Amanda Nevill, chief executive officer of the British Film Industry (BFI), said in a recent interview with Xinhua.

Hotly anticipated films for Spring Festival season

2019-01-11 11:22:29

More films on the mainland are entering the race for glory at the box office during the upcoming Spring Festival holidays.
A total of 13 films are prepping to hit the big screen on Feb 5, the first day of Chinese Lunar New Year.

Crosstalking over cultural barriers

2019-01-10 07:33:54

"I'm from the northeast, too," Jesse Appell says in a thick dongbei accent, before swiftly adding for his audience's relish, "from the northeastern United States."

Creepy: Emoji usage reveals your age group

2019-01-10 10:34:48

In the online world, it’s very difficult to talk to Chinese people without using emojis. However, did you know that people in different age groups have totally different preferences for choosing their emojis?

Mandarin education in Uganda makes progress

2019-01-09 08:06:31

WAKISO, Uganda-While singing traditional Chinese folk songs and giving kung fu performances, Uganda's first batch of Chinese-language teachers celebrated their graduation in Wakiso on Dec 20.

US woman plays major role in promoting Chinese culture

2019-01-09 07:49:24

NEW YORK-Joe Sinicki would have mistaken Carrie Feyerabend for a Chinese performer, had he not watched her presentation of the Peking Opera classic, The Heavenly Maid Scatters Blossoms, at a recent show at the State University of New York in Buffalo.

China Post issues Year of Pig collectible

2019-01-08 11:01:29

The importance of domesticated pigs as a source of food and a symbol of prosperity is manifested in many forms of Chinese culture, for example, the character of "jia (home)" is composed by a part "tun" which means the pig.

Cultural relic restoration in need of repair as a trade

2019-01-07 07:44:08

JINAN-Chen Genquan lays down the rasp, removes the sawdust and narrows his eyes to check a wooden chair that has regained its original glory.

Work on Dunhuang murals influences painter's art

2019-01-06 19:57:00

The year 2018 means a lot to Chinese artist Xue Haitao, who gained praise from home and abroad after 30 years of accumulation.

24 Solar Terms: 5 things you may not know about Minor Cold

2019-01-05 10:40:29

Minor Cold is the 23rd solar term of the 24 traditional Chinese solar terms. For most areas of China, it marks the start of the coldest days of the year. This year's Minor Cold starts on Jan 5.

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