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People celebrate forthcoming birthday of Buddha in Seoul

People carry colorful lanterns as they celebrate the forthcoming birthday of Buddha in Seoul, South Korea on April 29, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/30 11:12:46

Wedding in traditional way

Bearers carry a bridal sedan chair in Beijing, April 28, 2017. In ancient China, on the wedding day, the bridegroom's family would welcome the bride to the wedding in a bridal sedan accompanied by a wedding procession.
Source: Ecns.cn | 2017/4/29 12:22:05

China's cultural relics face threats

The preservation of cultural relics in China faces long-term challenges from illegal excavations and fires, the cultural heritage authority said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/28 17:33:23

B&R initiative set to contribute greatly to Dunhuang studies

Thousands of years ago, four major ancient civilizations intermingled in one city, Dunhuang, located in what is now Northwest China's Gansu Province.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/27 18:23:41

Macao to celebrate Int'l Museum Day with drunken dragon festival

Macao to celebrate International Museum Day which falls on May 18 with traditional rituals and other events, the special administrative region's cultural department said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/27 13:28:57

Designer behind 2016 G20 presents talks about upcoming B&R Forum

A silk scarf decorated with elements reflecting China's Belt and Road initiative and a set of specially designed stamps issued by the China Post - these two items come together to form a gift package for the upcoming Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, the silk scarf's designer Qi Chunlan told the Global Times on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/26 19:03:40

Int'l Bazaar attracts tourists in Urumqi, NW China

A trader arranges goods in the International Bazaar in Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, April 24, 2017. Since April, the bazaar, which covers an area of 100,000 square meters, has attracted more than 80,000 people, a remarkable growth in tourist number as compared to last year.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/26 14:30:44

History and modernity find a balance in the ancient capital city of Xi’an

An ancient capital for a large part of China's history, Xi'an, now the capital of Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, is regarded as one of the world's four great ancient cities along with Athens, Rome and Cairo.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/25 18:43:39

National Library of China displays digital murals

A new exhibition showcasing digital replicas of murals and sculptures from Buddhist temples in North China's Shanxi Province kicked off on Tuesday at the National Library of China (NLC) in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/25 18:38:40

Spring festival celebrated in Zurich, Switzerland

People wearing costumes take part in the spring festival parade marking the end of winter in Zurich, Switzerland, on April 24, 2017. The two-day spring festival of Zurich, the largest of its kind in the country, has a history of more than 600 years.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/25 13:20:18

Performers take part in parade to celebrate Birth of Rome

Performers take part in a parade in Rome, capital of Italy, April 23, 2016. The city of Rome turned 2770 Friday after its legendary foundation by Romulus in 753 BC. People celebrate the Birth of Rome with parades in costume, re-enacting the deeds of the great ancient Roman Empire, along the ancient Roman ruins of the Colosseum, Circus Maximus, Roman Forum and Venice Square.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/25 9:32:27

Chinese bamboo slips hold world's earliest decimal calculator

Bamboo slips dating back more than 2,300 years were officially recognized Sunday by the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's earliest decimal calculation tool.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/25 7:43:22

Countries turn to cement cultural, economic ties as Ancient Civilization Forum opens

The first Ancient Civilization Forum kicked off in Athens on Monday as countries representing early civilizations across the world aim to pool their wisdom together to address today's problems and challenges with stronger cultural and economic ties.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/25 7:38:29

China's first gallery for disabled people opens in Beijing

China's first gallery for the disabled opened in Beijing on Sunday, offering a place for them to showcase calligraphic work and paintings.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/23 18:21:41

Cultural event held to mark founding anniversary of Bangkok's oldest community

Two dancers perform in a Khon historical drama during a cultural event marking the 235th founding anniversary of Rattanakosin, the oldest community of Bangkok, Thailand, April 20, 2017. Founded in 1782 along with the establishment of Bangkok, Rattanakosin has been the Thai capital city's oldest community. A series of cultural events organized by Thailand's Ministry of Culture will take place in various locations within Rattanakosin in celebration of the old town's 235th founding anniversary.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/21 11:19:38

Scenery of Luoyang City, C China's Henan Province

Aerial photo taken on April 18, 2017 shows the scenery of Longmen Grottoes in Luoyang City, central China's Henan Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/21 9:39:44

Exploring the depths of expression with Hong Kong modern dance pioneer Willy Tsao

Having paid witness to the development of modern dance in both Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland since the 1970s, Hong Kong choreographer Will Tsao is one of the art form's most influential figures in China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/20 18:23:39

Advancements in the film and TV industry create new hurdles for translators

Millions of viewers in China tuned in to the Academy Awards on February 26 this year to see if their favorite movies and celebrities would win Oscars gold.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/19 19:03:40