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Met museum to mark Chinese New Year with special event

The Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York, one of the world's leading art museums, will hold a weekend special program to celebrate the Chinese New Year.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/22 16:48:40

Culture performance brings Chinese Spring Festival to Yeditepe University in Istanbul

About 200 spectators on Monday experienced the festive mood of Chinese New Year at Yeditepe University in Istanbul, where Turkish and Chinese performers presented a rich show featuring joy and harmony of the Chinese festival.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/22 14:58:39

Gucci models carry replicas of heads at Milan Fashion Week

Gucci kicked off Milan Fashion Week in typical eccentric style on Wednesday as models carried replicas of their own heads on a runway transformed into a creepy operating room.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/22 14:53:40

Dark vision

This week's Berlin film festival is turning a wary eye eastward with a series of new movies spotlighting the rise of violent extremism and anti-migrant sentiment in the ex-communist bloc.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/22 14:53:39

Nude scenes will never be the same after Weinstein, says top director

Only a few months ago, before the Harvey Weinstein scandal broke, the acclaimed Canadian theater director Robert Lepage would never have thought twice about a nude scene with an actress.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/21 17:08:39

Who is the migrant mama in the 2010 Spring Festival photo?

A search is on for the young migrant woman who was the subject of an award-winning and haunting photo taken outside a Chinese railway station during the Spring Festival travel rush in 2010.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/21 17:03:40

New York librarian wins "Worst Commute" award for subway nightmare story

A New York subway advocacy group Tuesday announced the first winner of the city's "Worst Commute of the Week" competition.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/21 13:18:35

NBA player apologizes for slur in Chinese New Year's video

NBA player JJ Redick has gone to Twitter to offer an apology after a video was posted online with him using a derogatory term toward Chinese people.
Source: China Plus | 2018/2/21 9:21:55

Hamburg mayor wishes closer cooperation for Chinese New Year

Hamburg's First Mayor Olaf Scholz expected another year of close ties between Hamburg and China, in a speech he delivered Tuesday at a Chinese New Year reception co-hosted by him and Consul General of China in Hamburg, Sun Congbin.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/21 7:25:24

Ansai Waist Drum Dance: A typical folk dance in northwest China's Shaanxi Province

Before the first light of dawn shines on Ansai in northwest China's Shaanxi Province, the sound of drumbeats already delivers the first blessings of the New Year to the sleepy village.
Source: CGTN | 2018/2/20 13:54:54

Po Wu: Fifth day of Chinese New Year

The fifth day of the traditional Chinese lunar year can be summed up in one word: poverty.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/20 10:44:14

Chinese New Year celebrations bring Spanish closer to Chinese culture

Chinese new year celebrations were held across Spain over the weekend with several colorful activities in major cities, giving the local an occasion to feel the ancient culture from the East.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/20 3:29:14

Lantern show held in Bangkok to celebrate Lunar New Year

A Thai is dressed up to perform during a light show celebrating Chinese New Year at a Chinese Temple on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand, Feb. 18, 2018. A lantern show was held here to celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year, the Year of the Dog.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/19 17:43:40

Jubilant Chinese Lunar New Year nationwide

Folk artists perform in Yimeng Mountain scenic spot of Linyi, east China's Shandong Province, Feb. 16, 2018. People held different activities to celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year all over China.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/17 14:38:26

Dos and don'ts on the second day of Chinese New Year

On the second day of the Chinese New Year, family and friends unite for the year-opening dinner.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/17 9:42:56

Folk customs on first day of Chinese New Year

Spring Festival is the first day of the new year according to the Chinese lunar calendar, which falls on February 16 this year and is arguably just as important as the noisy family new year's eve celebrations on the 15th.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/16 10:35:20

Indonesian workers taste Chinese culture ahead of Spring Festival

Both Chinese and local workers at a coal-fired power plant project in Indonesia's Banten province have been spending the days leading to the Spring Festival, or Chinese New Year, by carrying out seasonal celebration activities.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/15 11:54:36

The Year of Dog is barking at the door

According to the Ministry of Transport, guide dogs should be able to enter any public vehicles by 2020.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/15 11:53:21