International media tour engages in straw weaving crafts in Shandong

Members of the 2024 A Date with China international media tour embarked on a visit to the Xinhe Straw Weaving Pavilion in Pingdu, East China's Shandong province, getting a glimpse of the rich cultu...

Date:2024-06-11

Guochao injects vitality into tourism, cultural consumption

Guochao, also known as "China-chic," a fashion trend featuring modern designs mixed with traditional cultural elements, has become a highlight of China's tourism market.

Date:2024-06-13

Why the Chinese language is gaining global appeal?

As of May 2023, more than 180 countries have conducted Chinese-language teaching programs, and 81 countries have incorporated the language into their national education system.

Date:2024-06-13

Rwandan college students shine in Chinese language competition

The "Chinese Bridge" Chinese language competition for foreign college students was held on Sunday in the Rwandan capital of Kigali.

Date:2024-06-12

Qingzhao Poetry Art Festival: Two-way Efforts of Urban IP and Cultural Tourism Industry IP

"Upholding cultural confidence is a major issue that concerns the nation's fate, cultural security, and the independence of the national spirit."

Date:2024-06-13

"Seeking and sharing wisdom": How a sculptor's works bring Chinese culture to the world

Two majestic bronze sculptures of the great Chinese philosophers Confucius and Lao Tzu have recently been unveiled at Batlle Park in Montevideo, capital of Uruguay.

Date:2024-06-12

China expects more exchanges, cooperation with all parties in world heritage protection

China looks forward to strengthening exchanges and cooperation with all parties to let world heritage shine brighter, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Tuesday, adding that world heritage pro...

Date:2024-06-12

CCS helps promote Chinese language and culture in Croatia, says sinologist

Newly established Croatian Council of Sinologists (CCS) will help promote the Chinese language and culture in the country, said Croatian sinologist Ivica Bakota in a recent interview with Xinhua.

Date:2024-06-12

Nepal's tourism professionals continue to receive Chinese language training

The Sixth Chinese language training course kicked off here on Tuesday for tourism professionals in Nepal.

Date:2024-06-12

Worldwide ceramic innovators drawn to Jingdezhen, China's porcelain capital

Having graduated from Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute in 2008 and gaining work experience elsewhere, Hao Xiwen never lost his passion for ceramics.

Date:2024-06-12

International cooperation in protecting cultural heritage staged at NMC——Salvaged from the shadows

Starting from June 6, the National Museum of China (NMC) is presenting, in partnership with the International Alliance for the Protection of Heritage in Conflict Areas (ALIPH), an exhibition titled...

Date:2024-06-12

Explore charm of Zongzi-inspired cultural products

As the Dragon Boat Festival approaches, Cai Cai, co-founder of an online cultural product specialty shop, is working overtime to prepare for the bestseller in store -- a Zongzi-shaped decoration, w...

Date:2024-06-11

Over 1,600 rowers compete in Guizhou, China dragon boat race

A dragon boat race took place in Zhenyuan County, southwest China's Guizhou Province to celebrate China's traditional Dragon Boat Festival on Monday.

Date:2024-06-11

Traditional, modern customs merge during China's Dragon Boat Festival

Despite the sticky weather, teams on dragon-headed vessels in south China's Guangdong Province sliced cleanly through the water once the whistle sounded. The beat of drums reverberated in the air a...

Date:2024-06-11

"Moms' dragon boat team" paddles toward victory, locally and internationally

Feng Lijuan is a banana farmer, Guo Yanting is a stay-at-home mom, and He Guangqun is a barista. Though the three women are in different age groups and lead different lives, they join together ever...

Date:2024-06-11

Tang Dynasty 'Figure under the tree' mural discovered in Taiyuan

On Tuesday, the Shanxi Provincial Institute of Archaeology announced the discovery of a "figure under the tree" mural dating back to the Tang Dynasty (618-907) in a tomb in Taiyuan, North China's S...

Date:2024-06-11

Folk custom: blessing dragon heads on boats

Both a traditional Chinese custom and a competitive sport, dragon boat racing is growing in popularity both in China and abroad.

Date:2024-06-11

Chinese language competition held in Ethiopia to celebrate cultural exchanges

The "Chinese Bridge" Chinese Proficiency Competition for Ethiopian college students was held in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia, on Wednesday.

Date:2024-06-07

Shandong Works Exhibition of 14th National Exhibition of Fine Arts opens in Shandong Art Museum

On the morning of June 1st, the Shandong Works Exhibition of the 14thNational Exhibition of Fine Arts, featuring Chinese painting and oil painting, kicked off in Shandong Art Museum, attracting a c...

Date:2024-06-04

Confucius, Lao Tzu sculptures by Wu Weishan unveiled in Uruguay

Sculptures of the great Chinese philosophers Confucius and Lao Tzu by Chinese artist Wu Weishan were unveiled at Batlle Park in Montevideo, capital of Uruguay, on Wednesday.

Date:2024-06-04

China aims to build world-class archaeological institutions——Ambitious goal to reach ‘batch’ levels by 2035

Date:2024-06-04

Int'l cultural industries fair opens in south China metropolis

The 20th China (Shenzhen) International Cultural Industries Fair (ICIF) opened on Thursday in the southern Chinese metropolis of Shenzhen.

Date:2024-05-24

A glance at Chinese ancient bronze percussion instrument Qin Gong Bo

Kept in Baoji Bronze Ware Museum in northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Qin Gong Bo is a type of bronze percussion instrument dating back to the Spring and Autumn period (770 B.C.-476 B.C.). In 197...

Date:2024-05-24

Young Russians eager to learn Chinese

Every Sunday, Chinese-language tutor Kirill Burobin starts work early in the morning and remains busy until midnight.

Date:2024-05-20

Int'l Tea Day spotlights China's ancient tea traditions

May 21 marks the fifth International Tea Day, the first global festival for the agriculture sector spearheaded by major tea-producing nations such as China. The event celebrates tea's economic, soc...

Date:2024-05-22

Cultural revival helps retain charm of rural China

Yu Zhiliang, a 66-year-old villager from Wuyuan County in east China's Jiangxi Province, has returned to his hometown after living in the bustling southern metropolis of Shenzhen for over three dec...

Date:2024-05-22

Chinese proficiency competition held in Lebanese capital Beirut

A Chinese proficiency competition was held in the Lebanese capital Beirut on Saturday, marking an annual event aimed at inspiring students to learn Chinese language and boosting the world's underst...

Date:2024-05-21

Ethnic cultural carnival enlivens SW China's Guiyang

Moved by the cheerful rhythm of a song and dressed in her own ethnic costume, Chen Chuanqian, along with many others from different ethnic groups, sang and danced in Guiyang, capital of southwest C...

Date:2024-05-21

Archaeological excavation at Wuwangdun tomb in Anhui yields major findings

The archaeological excavation at the Wuwangdun tomb in east China's Anhui Province has yielded major findings, unearthing over 3,000 cultural relics, according to China's cultural heritage administ...

Date:2024-05-21

Cattle bone powder first discovered in pottery bonding from China's ancient horse statue

Chinese researchers have discovered cattle bone powder for the first time in an ancient adhesive of a pottery horse excavated from a tomb that can be traced back to the Han Dynasty (202 B.C.-220 A....

Date:2024-05-21

China issues special stamps featuring traditional Chinese opera

China Post has issued a set of stamps featuring scenes from the Yue Opera, a traditional Chinese opera originating from east China's Zhejiang Province and one of the most popular Chinese opera genres.

Date:2024-05-21

Marco Polo's journey reconstructed through Chinese-Italian museum collaboration

Seven hundred years after Marco Polo's death, the Venetian merchant's legendary expedition to the East has once again captured the interest of global travelers, with a remarkable exhibition held at...

Date:2024-05-20

Tianjin's century-old museum tells of Sino-French bond

A complete hairy rhinoceros skeleton has been on display for a century at the National Museum of Natural History in France, while a similar skeleton unearthed in the same place of China is on displ...

Date:2024-05-20

China lauds progress on Intl Museum Day

China opened 268 new museums across the country in the past year, creating a total of 6,833 registered museums nationwide, the National Cultural Heritage Administration announced on Saturday, Inter...

Date:2024-05-20

Virtual Mogao Caves show the world strengths of digitizing relics ——'Go online' strategy

Having spent around a year to develop an online digital project that exhibits legacies in the "Sutra Cave" of China's Mogao Caves, it has recently launched its international version, allowing users...

Date:2024-05-20

Chengdu Museum's path to international cooperation

Date:2024-05-20

Decoding the popularity of traditional Yue Opera

China’s traditional operas are in. Young Yue Opera actress Chen Lijun recently appeared on the showRide the Wind 2024, bringing traditional culture to the stage of the popular show and stunning au...

Date:2024-05-20

Shandong Event of 2024 International Museum Day held

Recently,theShandong event of2024International Museum Day was held at Shandong Museumwith the theme of"Museums Committed to Education and Research", emphasizing the crucial role of cultural institu...

Date:2024-05-20

The China-Russia Years of Culture emphasize people-to-people exchanges

In a grand ceremony held on Wednesday in the Russian Embassy in Beijing, two sculptures portraying the renowned Russian novelist Maxim Gorky (1868-1936) and his Chinese counterpart Lu Xun (1881-193...

Date:2024-05-20

ISO technical committee on cultural heritage protection inaugurated at Palace Museum

Proposed by China and officially approved in March 2024, the committee is the first technical committee established by the ISO in the field of global cultural heritage protection since its inception.

Date:2024-05-15

Chinas Bronze Age relics enchant American audience

From stately phoenixes, writhing serpents and horned spirits to fleshy jades, sonorous bells and swathes of wispy silk, the cultural relics from China's Bronze Age thrilled visitors at the Asian Ar...

Date:2024-05-15

AI, digital technologies inject new impetus to cultural tourism boom

During this year's May Day holiday, immersive, interactive exhibitions not only stopped tourists in their tracks but also gave new impetus to the cultural tourism boom.

Date:2024-05-15

London Craft Week kicks off with Chinese craftsmanship under spotlight

The 10th London Craft Week kicked off here on Monday with hundreds of talents worldwide to celebrate craftsmanship through workshops, exhibitions, and talks across the city.

Date:2024-05-15

Grand Canal exhibition in China showcases archaeological findings

An exhibition showcasing the significant archaeological discoveries along the Grand Canal opened in east China's Jiangsu Province on Tuesday, to mark the 10th anniversary of the ancient artificial ...

Date:2024-05-15

Cultural legacy propels development of rural communities surrounding Sanxingdui Ruins

The Sanxingdui Ruins, an archaeological site in Guanghan, southwest China's Sichuan province, are revered as one of the greatest archaeological findings of the 20th century.

Date:2024-05-15

Young Russian martial arts practitioners explore kung fu roots

A group of young Russian martial arts practitioners recently visited the home of kung fu and tai chi in Henan Province on a cultural exchange and study tour. During their stay in Henan from May 10 ...

Date:2024-05-15

Weifang intangible cultural heritage shines in Gunma, Japan

Recently, Weifang High-tech Zone, in collaboration with KEK Corporation, held a promotion event forcultural andcreative productsofintangible cultural heritage under the theme of "Promoting Sino-Jap...

Date:2024-05-09

China sees nearly 300 mln domestic tourist trips during May Day holiday

BEIJING, May 6 (Xinhua) -- China saw about 295 million domestic tourist trips during the five-day May Day holiday that ended Sunday, up 7.6 percent year on year and 28.2 percent from the same perio...

Date:2024-05-09

Chinese cultural performances, language-learning stories amaze U.S. youth

Cultural performances by artists from southeast China's Fujian Province and stories of Chinese-speaking Americans on learning the language impressed around 100 U.S. students here at an event on Mon...

Date:2024-05-09

Domestic, foreign musicians gather in Qingdao for dulcimer art

Recently, the first ChinaDulcimer Elite Performance and QingdaoDulcimer CulturalFestival was held in Jimo District, Qingdao. The event included a grand opening ceremony, a worlddulcimer culture con...

Date:2024-05-09