Culture

Festival pays tribute to original Chinese theater productions
The Tianqiao Performing Arts Center has just launched its Spring For Chinese Arts, an annual festival which pays tribute to original Chinese theater productions. [Detail]
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The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Awakening of Insects (Chinese: 惊蛰) falls on Mar 5 and ends on Mar 19 this year. [Detail]
A dancer figurine of the Han Dynasty is displayed during the exhibition "Tomb Treasures: New Discoveries from China's Han Dynasty" at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco, the United States, on Feb. 17, 2017. [Detail]
On Nov. 12, an exhibition of China’s opera figures paintings was opened in Shanghai. The exhibition remembers the 400th anniversary of the death of Chinese author Tang Xianzu. [Detail]
Beijing has stepped up efforts to stop the sale of illegally obtained Chinese cultural relics by auction houses, collectors and museums. [Detail]
Handmade mulberry-bark paper listed as UNESCO intangible cultural heritage
Photo taken on Oct 27, 2016 shows an art work painted on mulberry-bark paper in Urumqi, Northwest Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. [Detail]
As the largest producer and exporter of animation in the world, Japan is renowned as the "Kingdom of Animation".Now, let's take stock of ten of the most influential Japanese animations among Chinese fans. [Detail]
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Ancient scholar ' s prized letter set to attract stratospheric bids at an upcoming Beijing auction .China Guardian will auction 44 other Chinese paintings and calligraphy pieces dating to the Qing Dynasty and earlier in one of its two Grand View night sales .Mountain Fairies , an ink painting by modern master Fu Baoshi , will also be auctioned .[Detail]
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The popular Chinese animation TV series Calabash Brothers (Hulu Xiongdi) is set to become a live-action film, announced Shanghai Film Group Corporation and Edko Films at a joint press conference in Shanghai on February 29.[Detail]
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Mr. Song, a 67-year-old painter, set up his art studio in a natural karst cave of about 60 square meters, where he used to live in for almost 30 years until last year but still came to paint and enjoyed a good time everyday.[Detail]
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CalligraphypiecebyLuXun[Photo/BeijingTimes]ArarelyseencalligraphyofmodernliteratiLuXu(1881-1936)soldfor3.05millionyuan($477,000)ataBeijingauctiononSaturday.Thehand-writtenpiecehasonlyversesand16charac[Detail]
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Compendium of Materia Medica of the Ming Dynasty is the most famous among ancient Chinese medical books. However, Food Materia Medica recently published by Guangling Press of Yangzhou was actually written earlier.[Detail]
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Last weekend, 200 people from Barcelona brought their long-standing human tower tradition to downtown Shanghai. [Detail]
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The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Start of Winter, (Chinese: 立冬), the 19th solar term of the year, begins this year on Nov 8 and ends on Nov 21.[Detail]
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Diamond Leaves: the Second Exhibition of Artists Books from the World is underway at the Art Museum of China Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) in Beijing. [Detail]
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