Culture

Jia Shujuan shows her art creations in Luoyang, Henan province, Jan 15, 2016.[Detail]
A jade statue (left) unearthed at the Neolithic Shijiahe Culture site in Hubei Province and a pottery statuette excavated from the Xizhucun Tomb in Henan Province.[Detail]
A restoration expert sews up a Thangka embroidery dating back over 200 years at China Silk Museum in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province.[Detail]
Iranian musicians perform at a pop concert during the 32nd Fadjr International Music Festival in Tehran, capital of Iran, Jan. 15, 2017. [Detail]
Red lanterns are seen on the buildings in Jianhe County, southwest China's Guizhou Province, Jan. 15, 2017. [Detail]
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Some of the silver and gold-engraved platters he made were presented as diplomatic gifts for leaders who attended the APEC summit in.[Detail]
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The government of Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province destroyed more than 40 fake terracotta warriors and vowed Wednesday to better regulate its tourism industry, following Net users' mockery of the city's "chaotic" tourism industry.[Detail]
Sparks pour down as a performer sprays burning hot iron water to simulate display of fireworks at Cixian County, north China's Hebei Province, Jan. 12, 2017. The performance was held as a traditional way to celebrate the New Year. [Detail]
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China never lacks access to quality animation productions. The difficulty lies in how to translate them successfully and adapt them into the market, but young Chinese animation creators are on the move.[Detail]
Abbot Shi Yongxin (1st R, front) serves free Laba porridge at the Shaolin Temple in Dengfeng, central China's Henan Province, Jan. 5, 2017. The Laba Festival, a traditional Chinese festival on the eighth day of the 12th lunar month, fell on Jan. 5 this year.[Detail]
A Herdsman rides to lasso horses in Xilinhot, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Jan. 6, 2017.[Detail]
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China Post Group Co will release a new set of rooster-themed stamps to celebrate the Year of the Rooster based on the Chinese zodiac. [Detail]
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China's love affair with British-made TV dramas and documentaries shows no sign of easing, as the BBC confirms that series four of Sherlock is returning to the small screen this month on the Youku online platform.[Detail]
As a quintessential part of Chinese culture, Peking opera contains rich meaning. It's difficult to express the lyrics and verses in other languages, which remains a key impediment for foreigners trying to understand and enjoy the art form.[Detail]
Staff members repair an antique porcelain bowl at the repair and restoration workshop of the Palace Museum in Beijing, capital of China, Dec. 29, 2016. [Detail]