On Wednesday, China’s 24 Solar Terms were officially included on UNESCO’s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity at the 11th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Representatives of around 40 countries and regions on Saturday approved plans to establish a fund to protect heritage sites in war zones and a network of safe havens for endangered artworks.
A senior Chinese official attended the International Conference on the Protection of Endangered Cultural Heritage, which ended on Saturday in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Chinese Embassy in the UAE said in a statement.
The fifth St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum held from Thursday to Saturday has highlighted a series of fruits yielded in the China-Russia cooperation in culture.
Senior Chinese official Liu Yunshan on Saturday called on writers and artists to further develop Chinese literature and arts.
A large-scale Chinese book-sharing event that has drawn both criticism and praise from literature lovers has expanded to other major Chinese cities, including Tianjin, Qingdao in East China's Shandong Province and Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong Province.
Archaeologists have found ruins of a pentagonal structure believed to have been a tribal meeting hall or a leader's office from 6,000 years ago, authorities in north China's Shanxi Province said Monday.
Photo taken on Nov. 24, 2016 shows performers from Chicago Hua Xing Arts Troupe marching during McDonald's Thanksgiving Parade in Chicago, the United States. The annual McDonald's Thanksgiving Parade kicked off here on Thursday.
Dulongjiang Township is home to people of Dulong ethnic group. Due to abominable natural conditions, the local economy was undeveloped in the past. After years of development, roads have been paved and modern dwelling houses built to replace thatch-covered houses.
People visit the Christmas market after its official opening in Frankfurt, , Nov. 23, 2016.
The Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities announced on Wednesday the discovery of a Pharaonic necropolis and a town near an ancient tomb in Upper Egypt's province of Sohag, official MENA news agency reported.
Chinese delegates on Wednesday presented preparations of the 2019 International Horticultural Exhibition in Beijing to the 160th general assembly of the Bureau International des Expositions in Paris.
Top Chinese political advisor Yu Zhengsheng underscored the importance of preserving and developing Tibetan culture on Wednesday.
Some fight with machetes a meter long, others are armed with daggers curved like the claws of big cats, while other combatants rely only on their wits.
This is the world of "pencak silat," or Indonesian martial arts, which is now battling for greater global recognition.
Photo taken on Nov. 20, 2016 shows a set of lanterns featuring the Temple of Heaven of Beijing in Houston, the United States. A traditional Chinese lantern show from Zigong city of southwest China's Sichuan Province kicked off in Houston on Sunday.
Workers stretch the super Xuan paper at a workshop in Jingxian County, Xuancheng City of east China's Anhui Province, Nov. 21, 2016. The super Xuan paper, which measures 11 meters in length and 3.3 meters in width, is made for traditional large-scale painting and calligraphy creation. Xuan paper, a type of handmade paper, was originally produced during ancient China's Tang Dynasty (618-907) in Jingxian County and its neighboring cities. Xuan paper is white, soft and smooth and hard to be creased and corroded. The procedure of making Xuan paper was listed as a world intangible cultural heritage by the UNESCO in 2009.
Artists perform during a performance showcasing traditional Chinese operas at a theater in Lima, Peru, Nov. 20, 2016.
With more than 50 museums in Britain forced to close through spending cuts, parts of the country face becoming cultural deserts, the Museums Association (MA) said Monday.