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Chinese Acrobatic Troupe perform at Int'l Circus Festival in Budapest

Chinese Acrobatic Troupe perform on the first day of the International Circus Festival in Budapest, Hungary on Jan. 9, 2018.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/10 13:56:13

Dior Paris exhibition breaks record

More than 700,000 people flocked to a record-breaking Paris exhibition dedicated to the Christian Dior French fashion house, its organizers said on Monday.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/9 17:33:39

Worker shows bottled wooden miniature ship at workshop in Indonesia

A worker holds a bottled wooden miniature ship for home decorations and accessories at his workshop in Mojokerto, Indonesia. Jan. 8, 2018.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/9 8:22:10

Greece to seek repatriation of looted antiquities seized from billionaire collector's NYC home

Greek authorities were awaiting on Sunday for a formal briefing from US authorities to launch the procedures for the repatriation of Greek antiquities seized from a billionaire's home and office in New York, Greece's Culture Ministry said in a press statement.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/8 18:08:39

China's Shenzhen art troupe captivates Chilean audience

China's Shenzhen Arts Company debuted near Chile's capital Santiago Friday night, captivating the audience with dance, music and acrobatics.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/7 10:57:13

Intangible cultural heritage lessons introduced into school in Tianjin

Students practice paper cutting at Puyu School in north China's Tianjin Municipality, Jan. 3, 2018. Intangible cultural heritage lessons, such as Yangliuqing new year painting, paper cutting and traditional drum performance, were introduced into the school.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/4 8:54:02

Hearing impaired woman and her paper sculpture workshop

Cai Jianhua makes a paper sculpture at home in Zhengzhou, central China's Henan Province, Jan. 3, 2018. The 50-year-old Cai is a hearing impaired woman in Zhengzhou. After graduating from middle school, she learned embroidery, paper folding and weaving under her grandmother's instruction. As she became a laid-off worker in 2001, Cai showed an interest in paper sculpture. She innovated paper sculpture skills and won some prizes. In 2014, Cai Jianhua founded a paper sculpture workshop with the aid of a training center for disabled people and taught her skills to other disabled people.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/4 8:52:29

International ice sculpture competition kicks off in NE China

Participants carve ice sculptures during an international ice sculpture competition at Harbin Ice-Snow World in Harbin, capital of northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Jan. 3, 2018. The 5-day-competition kicked off last Sunday attracted fourteen teams from home and abroad to participate.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/4 8:05:42

'Forty Years of Chinese Sculpture' exhibition debuts in Shenzhen

In what must be one of the biggest showcases of Chinese sculpture displayed this century, the Forty Years of Chinese Sculpture exhibition in Shenzhen features a huge number of works from some of China's most well-known sculptors, from Xiang Jing to Yan Bing.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/3 18:03:40

Century-old textile mill to be revived as culture zone

The municipal government of Jinzhong in Shanxi Province is cooperating with enterprises to revive its century-old Jinhua Textile Mill by turning it into a culture zone.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/3 18:03:39

Taoism temple excavation reveals connections to the Forbidden City: experts

Archaeologists working at the Grand Shangqing Temple excavation site near Longhu Mountain, East China's Jiangxi Province announced on Sunday that the remains of the major palaces unearthed at the site may have close connections to Beijing's Forbidden City, the former imperial residence.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/3 18:03:39

Civilization magazine publishes Olympic message from IOC

Civilization magazine has invited Thomas Bach, the president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), and Jacques Rogge, the honorary president of IOC, to write prefaces for the first issue of Civilization in 2018.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/2 17:48:40

East China's Shandong sets up 150 learning centers for Confucianism

East China's Shandong Province has to date established 150 centers in both rural and urban areas to promote fine traditional culture since 2014, said the provincial culture department.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/2 17:03:39

Palace Museum in Beijing relieves visitor traffic by opening new ancient Forbidden City gate to the public

The Palace Museum has opened the Forbidden City's Qixiang Gate, (Gate of Auspicious Beginning) to the public.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/1 17:03:39

Chinese artist makes 2018 pieces of doggie dough figurines ahead of New Year

Dough figurines of doggie made by artist Sun Yandou are displayed in Jining, east China's Shandong Province, Dec. 29, 2017. Sun spent 4 months in making 2018 pieces of dough figurines to greet the upcoming New Year.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/30 12:43:11

30,000 Buddha statues meet the public

Wanfo Cave, or Ten-Thousand Buddha Cave, opens to the public in Jinan City, the capital of East China's Shandong Province, Dec. 29, 2017. The cave houses nearly 30,000 Buddha statues, reproductions of classic works from China's top-four Buddhist grottoes: Mogao, Yungang, Longmen and Maiji Mountain.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/29 18:09:18

People of Dong ethnic group celebrate Dongnian festival in S China

People of Dong ethnic group make glutinous rice cakes during a celebration of traditional Dongnian festival in Guangnan Dong Village of Longsheng County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Dec. 28, 2017. Dongnian Festival was held on Thursday during which Dong people gather together to sing and display their costumes. The festival was enlisted as one of the national intangible cultural heritages in 2011.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/29 18:02:25

Exhibition on Tibetan yaks held in Guangzhou

A girl of Tibetan ethnic group, who studies in Guangzhou, poses for photos with a picture displayed during the exhibition on Tibetan yaks in Guangzhou, capital of south China's Guangdong Province, Dec. 28, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/29 8:48:34