The director of the Chinese classic TV drama, Journey to the West, Yang Jie, passed away Saturday. She was 88. Under her guidance, the single camera typically used in that era managed to film an epoch-making TV drama that influenced generations of Chinese people.
It looks like a conventional kitchen. There are big square pans of mountain yams, ready for a 70-minute roasting. Thirty kilos of broomcorn millet are in line for half an hour of steaming. A food processor growls like a chainsaw as it chops up Job's tears, the pearly dried kernels also known as coixseed.
Taklamakan's Drumbeat, a film produced by Tianshan Mountain Film Studio of Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, premiered in Beijing on Monday at the Great Hall of the People.
A selection of traditional Chinese fan paintings are on display at the China Cultural Center in Seoul, offering a glimpse of the characteristics of traditional ink painting.
The 17th Meeting in Beijing Arts Festival will open with Hungarian dance Princess Sissi on April 27. The event will feature a series of classic works from countries related to the Belt and Road Initiative, including ballet Swan Lake performed by a Belarus dance company.
Shanghai, China's financial hub, was selected as expats' favorite city to work and live in for the fifth year in a row.
Yu qian (literally meaning left money), or the seeds of elm trees, got the name from its resemblance to coins used in ancient China. The seeds, often mistakenly considered flowers of elm trees, are found around March and April each year.
When he was just another young man from the countryside, his girlfriend, an urban woman, betrayed him after he failed the college entrance examination.