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OCT Group to hold festival to mark 40 years of reform and opening-up

China's Overseas Chinese Town (OCT) Group has announced that it will be holding a tourist festival across its nearly 100 theme parks, small towns and tourist zones across the country from October to November.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/24 16:48:40

Chinese artists hold concert in New York to celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival

The Chinese Mid-Autumn festivity filled the air at Steinway Hall in New York City on Saturday as two Chinese artists played traditional Chinese music, ushering in the important traditional family reunion event.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/23 9:43:11

New York museum celebrates Mid-Autumn Festival

The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) in New York hosted its annual Mid-Autumn Moon Family Festival on Saturday, celebrating the upcoming Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival in a fun-filled way.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/23 9:42:43

Chinese opera fans in Britain gather to celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival

Chinese opera fans in Britain gathered on Saturday to celebrate the upcoming Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival while enjoying traditional moon cakes and opera performances.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/23 9:31:24

Culture week promoting China's Jilin province kicks off in Mongolia

A weeklong series of cultural and tourism events promoting northeast China's Jilin Province kicked off here on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/23 9:23:30

Coffee companies in China growing rapidly as beverage gains ground with young Chinese

In her coffee shop in downtown Beijing, Zhang Lanlan busily serves customers who stop in during lunch hour.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/22 12:08:32

Mathematician claims to have solved modern math's "holy grail"

British mathematician Michael Atiyah claims that he has a "simple proof" for the Riemann hypothesis, which has been one of the greatest challenges in math since German mathematician Bernhard Riemann brought it out in 1859.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/21 21:30:58

Sino-Japanese War shipwreck found in Liaoning

The shipwreck found by Chinese archaeologists in the sea of Zhuanghe, Northeast China's Liaoning Province, was identified as the famous warship Jingyuan, sunk by the Japanese navy 124 years ago in the Sino-Japanese War of 1894-95, announced the State Administration of Cultural Heritage (SACH) on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/21 13:52:30

How China's TFBoys can grow into an international band like K-pop supergroup BTS

August 24, 2018, was an important date for fans of idol groups both in China and South Korea. On that date, TFBoys, a popular Chinese boy band made up of Wang Junkai, Roy Wang and Jackson Yee, held a live concert in Beijing celebrating their fifth anniversary, while the South Korean band BTS released their newest album Love Yourself: Answer, the third record in their Love Yourself series, following last year's Love Yourself: Her and May's Love Yourself: Tear.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/20 18:58:40

China to unveil world's tallest Confucius statue

The world's tallest statue of Confucius will be inaugurated in eastern China's Shandong Province during this year's Mid-Autumn Festival, which falls on Sept. 24.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/20 14:39:36

French photographer tells 'Tale of Two Cities' with new exhibition

When French photographer Maylis Pourquie wandered through Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, to take photos of local life months ago, she never expected that one day she would return to hold an exhibition showcasing the similarities and differences between the city and Paris.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/19 18:13:40

India's singing village, where everyone has their melody

Curious whistles and chirrups echo through the jungle around Kongthong, a remote Indian village, but this is no birdsong. It's people calling out to each other in music – an extraordinary tradition that may even be unique.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/19 17:03:40

Chinese architecture gaining ground on the world stage

Architecture, a reflection of the beauty and trends of an era, is constantly changing. With the development of modern technology and concepts, China in recent years has been making a name for itself on the world stage with its modern buildings.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/18 19:28:40

Western Xia Mausoleums to apply for UNESCO World Heritage status in 2020

After seven years of preparation, the caretakers of the Western Xia Mausoleums in Northwest China are ready to apply for the mausoleums to receive UNESCO World Heritage status.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/18 18:33:40

New photo book draws attention to elderly in Inner Mongolia

The launch ceremony for Long Live-Hulun Buir Centenarians, a book of around 100 photos taken by famous Mongol singer Buren Bayaer, kicked off in Hulun Buir, North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/18 18:33:39

Culture preservation forum kicks off at Palace Museum

The Taihe Forum on Protecting the World's Ancient Civilizations 2018 officially kicked off at the Palace Museum in Beijing on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/18 18:28:40

Xi'an forum promotes Sino-French cultural exchange

Taking “Belt and Road: Cultural Heritage and Innovation” as its theme, the three-day forum includes sub-forums about museums, cultural heritage, education and design as well as exhibitions and dialogues between mayors of major cities in China and France.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/18 18:03:39

Vietnam's capital to host Mid-Autumn street carnival

A street carnival with the theme of the Mid-Autumn festival will be held in Vietnam's capital Hanoi on Sunday, featuring a lot of traditional decorations products and folk games for both Vietnamese and foreign children as well as adults, according to the municipal authorities on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/18 12:05:50